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Language: Kwai

Source/Author:  Tryon & Hackman (1983) 
Identifiers:  ISO-639-3:gmb  Glottocode: gula1270 
Notes:  Tryon, D.T. & Hackman, B. (1983) Solomon Islands languages: an internal classification. 
Data Entry:  Typed By: Michael Dunn  Checked By:  
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Classification:  Austronesian:Malayo-Polynesian:Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian:Eastern Malayo-Polynesian:Oceanic:Central-Eastern Oceanic:Southeast Solomonic:Malaita-San Cristobal:Malaita:Northern 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
16 intestines      
19 shoulder      
38 to chew word info      
39 to cook word info      
47 to yawn      
50 to dream      
57 husband      
58 wife      
68 needle      
70 to shoot word info      
79 stick/wood      
84 to plant      
85 to choose      
86 to grow word info      
91 to buy      
92 to open, uncover      
93 to pound, beat word info      
94 to throw word info      
107 worm (earthworm)      
118 grass      
125 salt      
126 lake      
158 narrow      
159 wide      
161 shy, ashamed      
171 to hide word info      
172 to climb word info      
175 above      
178 that      
190 other      
191 all      
207 Twenty word info      
208 Fifty word info      
5 to walk leka toli go down    
5 to walk lekailaŋi go up    
11 dust bili dust    
67 to sew word info nomulia sew    
76 to live, be alive mano life    
78 to cut, hack word info niaʔa cut (string)    
100 wing oru wing    
104 fat/grease kobu fat/grease    
112 rotten word info raumeme rotten    
131 cloud word info lalo cloud    
135 lightning meamea lightning    
150 yellow kakabusua yellow    
154 short word info kokouta short    
195 no, not amoe no    
4 leg/foot ʔae leg; irregular *q > ʔ 1  
6 road/path tala road 1  
17 liver rae liver 1  
18 breast susu breast 1  
22 to fear mou fear 1  
31 tooth nifo tooth 1  
34 to cry aŋi cry 1  
35 to vomit momoa vomit; irregular *u > o 1  
41 to bite ʔalea bite 1  
43 ear aliŋa ear 1  
44 to hear roŋo hear 1  
45 eye eye 1  
54 man/male wane man 1  
61 house luma house 1  
75 to die, be dead mae die 1  
90 to dig ʔelia dig 1  
101 to fly lofo fly 1  
108 louse word info ʔū louse 1  
111 fish fish 1  
117 fruit fua-na fruit 1  
119 earth/soil ano earth 1  
120 stone fou stone; irregular *a > o 1  
121 sand one sand 1  
124 sea asi sea 1  
133 rain uta rain 1  
149 red memela red 1  
160 painful, sick matai sick 1  
163 new fālu new 1  
165 bad, evil taʔā bad 1  
173 at i at 1  
177 this ne this 1  
180 far tau far 1  
185 we word info gia we (1pl.incl) 1  
189 who? word info tai who? 1  
198 Two word info rua two 1  
199 Three word info olu three 1  
202 Six word info ono six 1  
203 Seven word info fiu seven 1  
201 Five word info nima five; irregular *l > n 1, 15  
182 I nau I (1sg) 1, 22  
42 to suck loto suck; irregular *l > n 1, 28  
188 what? word info what? 1, 52  
105 tail kikiu tail 1, 58  
184 he/she nia he 1, 6  
60 father father 1, 67  
174 in, inside lao-na in 1, 69  
187 they gera they (3pl); irregular *k > g 1, 69  
179 near garaŋi near 1, 75  
76 to live, be alive mouri alive 1, 76  
186 you ʔamiu you (2pl) 1, 13  
113 branch word info rara-na branch 1, 17  
63 name rata name 1, 18  
37 to eat fana eat; irregular *ŋ > n 1, 53  
2 left mouli left; irregular reflex of *w 1, 59  
200 Four word info fai four 1, 65  
7 to come leka mai come 1, 86  
3 right ōlo right; irregular loss of initial vowel 10  
5 to walk fali walk 10  
123 to flow afe flow 10  
142 heavy gulu heavy 11  
167 night rodo night 11  
110 spider otogaro spider 11, 52  
9 to swim siu bathe 12  
33 to laugh waela laugh 12  
73 to steal belia steal 12  
87 to swell word info ubu swell 12  
106 snake snake 12  
116 flower taga-na flower 12  
157 thick word info ubuubua thick 12  
27 nose gwano nose; irregular *l > n 12, 74  
10 dirty biliala dirty 13  
26 hair word info ifu hair (body) 13  
29 to sniff, smell mɔkɔ smell 13  
109 mosquito simisakwalo mosquito 13  
128 sky lalo sky 13  
136 wind oru wind 13  
138 warm word info agoago warm 13  
139 cold word info garigari cold 13  
151 green marakwa green 13  
166 correct, true oʔolo correct 13  
5 to walk leka go 139  
74 to kill kwaia kill 14  
77 to scratch word info gamea scratch 14  
83 to work word info rao work 14  
130 star bulubulu star 14  
196 to count tomai count 14  
36 to spit ŋisū spit 14, 58  
21 to think manata think 15  
46 to see ada see 15  
153 big baita big 15  
155 long word info tekwa long 15  
115 root lali-na root 16  
148 white kwakwaoa white 16, 71  
82 dull, blunt gomu blunt 17  
89 to hold word info dau hold 17  
25 neck lua neck 18  
66 to tie up, fasten firia tie 18  
95 to fall word info esia fall 18  
88 to squeeze word info losia squeeze 19  
1 hand aba arm 2  
65 rope kwalo rope 2  
145 smoke word info rasu smoke 2  
185 we word info ʔamani we (1pl.excl) 2  
185 we word info ʔamelua we (1pl.excl) 2  
185 we word info ʔamerea we (1du.excl) 2  
134 thunder loulou thunder 20  
78 to cut, hack word info tofua cut (wood) 22  
185 we word info goroa we (1du.incl) 22  
185 we word info golu we (1pl.incl) 22  
51 to sit gouru sit 24  
53 person/human being wane mouri person: 'person' + 'living' 27  
187 they dalu they (3pl) 28  
62 thatch/roof babala thatch 29  
102 rat ʔasufe rat 3  
181 where? word info ifāi where? 3  
204 Eight word info kwalu eight 3  
13 back word info buri back 3, 84  
210 One Thousand word info te toni one thousand 30  
40 to drink gou drink 30, 48  
8 to turn word info abulo turn 32  
197 One word info eta one 32  
114 leaf ʔaba-na leaf 33  
156 thin word info rauraua thin 33  
194 how? word info uta how? 33  
146 ash makola ashes 35  
193 if leleka if 35  
14 belly oga belly 36  
170 when? word info kada when? 36  
97 bird no bird 37  
129 moon sinali moon 37  
192 and fainia and 38  
209 One Hundred word info te taŋala one hundred; irregular metathesis of l and ŋ 39  
137 to blow word info ufū blow 4, 57  
72 to hit word info rabusia hit (stick) 42  
30 mouth faka mouth; irregular *o > a 43  
132 fog dasa fog 44  
28 to breathe maŋo breathe 47  
9 to swim araŋa swim 48  
140 dry word info laŋa dry 49  
23 blood ʔabu blood 5  
122 water word info kao water; irregular loss of *p 5  
205 Nine word info sikwa nine 5  
206 Ten word info taŋafulu ten 5  
69 to hunt word info nanisia hunt 51  
15 bone suli bone 52  
103 meat/flesh mariko meat/flesh 52  
80 to split word info karia split 53  
144 to burn word info agofia burn 53  
169 year ŋali year 55  
71 to stab, pierce labua stab 56  
152 small sikau small 58  
176 below fara-na below 58  
168 day dani day 6  
48 to sleep maleo sleep 60  
141 wet wasiu wet 61  
164 good leāsiano good 66  
127 woods/forest dukwasi bush 67  
147 black bobora black 67  
20 to know, be knowledgeable suana know 68  
81 sharp alā sharp 69  
32 tongue mea tongue 7  
96 dog kui dog 7  
99 feather ifū feather 7  
143 fire ere fire 7  
64 to say fusia say; irregular *i > u 71  
55 woman/female geni woman 8  
56 child wela child 8  
59 mother mother 8  
162 old word info koko old (person) 86  
12 skin ūŋa skin 9  
24 head gou head 9  
49 to lie down word info teo lie down 9  
52 to stand take stand 9  
98 egg falake egg 9  
183 thou ʔoe you (2sg) s  
101 to fly sisimi fly x  
162 old word info rauʔua old (thing) x  
186 you -mu your (2sg.poss) x  
186 you -amolu your (2pl.poss) x  
186 you ʔamoro you (2du) x  
186 you ʔamolua you (2pl) x  
187 they daro they (3du) x  
108 louse word info lite louse egg x20  

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