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

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