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

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