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

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