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Language: Varisi (Ghone)

Source/Author:  Tryon & Hackman (1983) 
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:Western Oceanic:Meso Melanesian:New Ireland:South New Ireland-Northwest Solomonic:Choiseul 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
1 hand karisi-na arm 12  
2 left vaɣende-na left 16  
3 right matavu-na right 5, 69  
4 leg/foot maki-na leg 96  
5 to walk zazā walk 22  
5 to walk siporo go down; irregular addition of final syllable    
5 to walk zazā go 22  
5 to walk kimba go up    
6 road/path zuka road 7  
7 to come lama come 1, 85  
8 to turn word info mbata turn    
9 to swim seŋge bathe 46  
9 to swim aŋgavelo swim 47  
9 to swim mbaru swim 10  
10 dirty kore dirty 5  
10 dirty pɔŋɔ dirty 73  
11 dust raɣu dust 9  
12 skin kapɔtɔ-na skin 12  
13 back word info kakamu-na back 16  
14 belly supa-na belly 17  
15 bone vuri-na bone 52  
16 intestines kuamba-na guts 17  
17 liver kula-na liver 8  
18 breast susu-na breast 1  
19 shoulder      
20 to know, be knowledgeable rove know 21  
21 to think nanavụ think 16  
22 to fear sarikị fear 47  
23 blood parasa-na blood 29  
24 head kunĵuku-na head 20  
25 neck kukuli-na neck 85  
26 hair word info pulu-na hair (body) 31  
27 nose iŋɔrɔ-na nose 15  
28 to breathe ŋarapuɣa breathe 41  
29 to sniff, smell nunulia smell    
30 mouth saŋgi-na mouth 53  
31 tooth      
32 tongue kalamia-na tongue 7, 14  
33 to laugh kari laugh 18  
34 to cry ndae cry 27  
35 to vomit lua vomit 8  
36 to spit suve spit 19, 88  
37 to eat ɣae eat 38  
37 to eat ŋaŋa eat 15  
38 to chew word info      
39 to cook word info      
40 to drink ɣae mbisi drink 8  
41 to bite kambala bite 10  
42 to suck nĵɔrɔpo suck 13  
43 ear taliŋa-na ear 1  
44 to hear ate hear 10  
45 eye mata-na eye 1  
46 to see riŋane see 56  
46 to see miɣa see 55  
47 to yawn      
48 to sleep kamuku sleep 12  
49 to lie down word info kekele lie down 42  
50 to dream      
51 to sit kuluku sit 75  
52 to stand ndeɣere stand 10  
53 person/human being mbasoe person 12  
54 man/male valeke man 15, 102  
55 woman/female ŋgole kanĵi woman 42, 9  
56 child salesuka child 9  
57 husband      
58 wife      
59 mother sina-na mother 1  
60 father tama-na father 1  
61 house pande house 8  
62 thatch/roof rɔpɔtɔ thatch 12  
63 name vitɔŋo-na name 7  
64 to say sine say 74  
65 rope ŋgɔlo rope    
66 to tie up, fasten ŋgolo tie    
66 to tie up, fasten punuke tie 21  
67 to sew word info sɨra sew 18  
68 needle      
69 to hunt word info sœrapa hunt 17  
70 to shoot word info      
71 to stab, pierce nĵuɣu stab 49  
72 to hit word info vae hit (stick) 17  
72 to hit word info sɨma hit (stick) 18  
73 to steal sikɔ steal 13  
74 to kill valvale kill 16  
75 to die, be dead le die 5  
76 to live, be alive to life 8  
76 to live, be alive alive 8  
77 to scratch word info kiraka scratch 15  
78 to cut, hack word info vele cut nut x  
78 to cut, hack word info ŋgeto cut (wood) 23  
78 to cut, hack word info komboro cut (wood) 126  
78 to cut, hack word info puta cut (string) 24  
79 stick/wood      
80 to split word info lakisi split    
80 to split word info lapete split 11  
81 sharp nĵɔɣoto sharp 23  
82 dull, blunt ndupu blunt 42  
83 to work word info nĵanĵu work 15  
84 to plant      
85 to choose      
86 to grow word info      
87 to swell word info aŋgara swell 41  
88 to squeeze word info puŋgo squeeze 46  
89 to hold word info palataru hold 18  
90 to dig sula dig 10  
91 to buy      
92 to open, uncover      
93 to pound, beat word info      
94 to throw word info      
95 to fall word info surụ fall 20  
96 dog sika dog 11  
97 bird pale bird 11  
98 egg luŋga-na egg 10  
99 feather sava-na feather 8  
100 wing mbambalakuru-na wing 13  
101 to fly mbavuku fly    
101 to fly sire fly (insect!) x  
102 rat kunĵu E Choiseul irreg reflex 3, 60  
103 meat/flesh viɣɔ-na meat/flesh 10  
104 fat/grease mbima-na fat/grease    
105 tail kupeli-na tail 12  
106 snake ndɔle snake 16  
107 worm (earthworm)      
108 louse word info ɣutu louse 1  
108 louse word info rui louse egg x  
109 mosquito kivuraro mosquito 36  
110 spider kave spider 12  
111 fish iŋana fish 1?  
112 rotten word info nuli rotten 46  
113 branch word info ɒaŋgara-na branch 6  
114 leaf ɣuruɣu-na leaf 18  
115 root rambutu-na root 3, 38  
116 flower vurevure-na flower 13  
117 fruit vure-na fruit 30  
118 grass sivusivu grass 17  
119 earth/soil pua earth 60  
119 earth/soil vundu earth    
120 stone ipaka stone 8  
121 sand karakuni sand 1, 60  
122 water word info mbisi water 6, 38  
123 to flow nĵanĵara flow 14  
124 sea lɔka sea 38  
124 sea masi sea 8  
125 salt      
126 lake      
127 woods/forest sasaniŋga bush 23  
128 sky rani sky 1  
128 sky uka sky 42  
129 moon vika moon    
130 star nduvi star    
131 cloud word info tumba cloud 18  
131 cloud word info tuŋgi cloud 75  
132 fog kɔvasi fog 12  
133 rain nare rain 9  
134 thunder pakala thunder 65  
135 lightning kapi lightning 13  
136 wind siva wind 14  
137 to blow word info kivuru blow 45  
138 warm word info vuraka warm    
139 cold word info ririka cold 48  
140 dry word info kandala dry 16  
141 wet muŋgutu wet 14  
142 heavy maŋgata heavy 12  
143 fire nako fire 8  
144 to burn word info sumbi burn 12  
145 smoke word info kavuku smoke 60  
146 ash lundu ashes    
147 black pɔŋɔ black 12  
148 white sele white 15  
148 white kakasa white 17  
149 red misara red 38  
150 yellow maŋgele yellow 49  
151 green tɔtɔ green 16  
152 small suka small 48  
153 big lavata big 10  
154 short word info pusi short 15?  
155 long word info lunda long 40  
156 thin word info laelae thin 26  
157 thick word info tumatuma thick 51  
158 narrow      
159 wide      
160 painful, sick mɔkɔso sick 17  
161 shy, ashamed      
162 old word info maŋguta old (person) 70  
162 old word info valaka old (person) 58  
162 old word info mbana old (thing) x  
163 new vuru new 1  
164 good vilaka good 21  
165 bad, evil sakata bad 1  
166 correct, true tɔtɔlɔŋo correct 35  
167 night kuse night 12  
168 day musaŋgara day 36  
169 year ave year 46  
169 year masiranị year 9  
170 when? word info avaŋalu when? 6  
171 to hide word info      
172 to climb word info      
173 at      
174 in, inside lombɔro in 1, 6  
175 above      
176 below pula-na below 12  
177 this ndina this 25  
178 that      
179 near ɣaroɣaro near 15  
180 far laŋgalaŋga far 16  
181 where? word info vandekava where?    
182 I ira I (1sg) 1, 24  
183 thou aro you (2sg) s  
184 he/she ia he 1  
185 we word info ituru muturu we (1du.incl) 1  
185 we word info rimu mi we (1pl.excl) 2  
185 we word info ita mata we (1pl.incl) 1  
185 we word info raru maru we (1du.excl) 70  
186 you -mu your (2sg.poss) x  
186 you -ŋgamu your (2pl.poss) x  
186 you ramburu mamburu you (2du) x  
186 you ramu mamu you (2pl) 1, 22  
187 they riru muru they (3du) x  
187 they ria mara they (3pl) 25  
188 what? word info avana what? 1  
189 who? word info akina who? 28  
190 other      
191 all      
192 and and 7  
192 and mana and 2  
193 if tara if 33, 30  
194 how? word info avaiɣo how? 14  
194 how? word info aviɣo how? 14  
195 no, not kae no 19, 15  
195 no, not kaeɣa no 19, 15  
196 to count ŋgana count 16  
197 One word info kameka one 31, 50  
197 One word info kala one 31, 45  
198 Two word info karua two 1  
199 Three word info kapisa three 4  
200 Four word info kavasi four 1, 65  
201 Five word info kalima five 1  
202 Six word info kaɔnɔmo six 1  
203 Seven word info kavitu seven 1  
204 Eight word info kazalu eight 12  
205 Nine word info kaɣia nine 23  
206 Ten word info manuɣa ten 18  
207 Twenty word info      
208 Fifty word info      
209 One Hundred word info kamika vasa one hundred 21  
210 One Thousand word info kameka mavu one thousand 1  

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