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Language: Babatana (Lömaumbi)

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 kœrisi arm 12  
2 left mœri left 1, 59  
3 right mazala right 39  
4 leg/foot nikinia leg 18  
5 to walk tati walk 65  
5 to walk zo zolo go down    
5 to walk zo go 22  
5 to walk zo puka go up    
6 road/path zoka road 7  
7 to come me come 1  
8 to turn word info viuru turn 39  
9 to swim seŋge bathe 46  
9 to swim araŋa swim 48  
10 dirty pəttɔ dirty 15  
11 dust kau dust 17  
12 skin kœkœpa-e skin 12  
13 back word info tɔtaka back 56  
14 belly sea belly 63  
15 bone pœnda-e bone 8  
16 intestines kɔmba-e guts 17  
17 liver kɔla-e liver 8  
18 breast sɔsua breast 1  
19 shoulder      
20 to know, be knowledgeable utini know 64  
21 to think nənana think 16  
22 to fear isi fear 45  
23 blood mandaka-e blood 6  
24 head mbœtua head 9  
25 neck kɔkunu-a neck 25  
26 hair word info pɔllupɔllu hair (body) 31  
27 nose iŋo nose 15  
28 to breathe ŋasapuka breathe 41  
29 to sniff, smell nœmbo smell 51  
30 mouth zopa mouth 52  
31 tooth kikerea tooth 8  
32 tongue lulemea tongue 7, 17  
33 to laugh mbere laugh 55  
34 to cry ŋgila cry 35  
35 to vomit ndula vomit 18  
36 to spit kokosu spit 14, 89  
37 to eat aki eat 38  
38 to chew word info      
39 to cook word info      
40 to drink akimbi drink 24  
41 to bite lumbe bite 37  
42 to suck nurepe suck 79  
43 ear talaŋa-e ear 1  
44 to hear ase hear 10  
45 eye mata-e eye 1  
46 to see mia see 55  
47 to yawn      
48 to sleep pamu sleep 51  
49 to lie down word info mbœkkolo lie down 41  
49 to lie down word info kele lie down 42  
50 to dream      
51 to sit suki sit 95  
52 to stand ndere stand 10  
53 person/human being mbœsi person 12  
54 man/male like man 15  
55 woman/female ŋgole woman 42  
56 child so child 9  
57 husband      
58 wife      
59 mother tina-e mother 1  
60 father tama-e father 1  
61 house toke house 39  
61 house pande house 8  
62 thatch/roof ropoto thatch 12  
63 name itɔŋɔa name 7  
64 to say sənna say 74  
65 rope pɔsu rope    
65 rope suni rope 45  
66 to tie up, fasten pəkka tie    
66 to tie up, fasten pose tie 56  
67 to sew word info sərra sew 18  
68 needle      
69 to hunt word info tavi hunt 41  
70 to shoot word info      
71 to stab, pierce tuzo stab    
71 to stab, pierce pœŋgo stab 16  
72 to hit word info rɔmba hit (stick) 72  
72 to hit word info səmma hit (stick) 18  
73 to steal sʌkko steal 13  
74 to kill vœevaie kill 16  
75 to die, be dead die 5  
76 to live, be alive tu life 8  
76 to live, be alive tu alive 8  
77 to scratch word info ŋgiro scratch 53  
78 to cut, hack word info vele cut nut x  
78 to cut, hack word info iseke cut (wood)    
78 to cut, hack word info ŋgito cut (wood) 23  
78 to cut, hack word info pɒtte cut (string) 24  
79 stick/wood      
80 to split word info lipeke split 48  
81 sharp rəsso sharp 22  
82 dull, blunt vɒllumu blunt 44  
83 to work word info zazu work 15  
84 to plant      
85 to choose      
86 to grow word info      
87 to swell word info mbuili swell 13  
88 to squeeze word info pʌŋgo squeeze 46  
89 to hold word info lia hold 71  
89 to hold word info paletœro hold 18  
90 to dig rapa dig 21  
90 to dig sola 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 suru fall 20  
96 dog sekki dog 11  
97 bird rɔroko bird 10  
98 egg nœŋga-e egg 10  
99 feather sava-e feather 8  
100 wing mbambaləkurua wing 13  
101 to fly rɛri fly 40  
101 to fly serre fly (insect!) x  
102 rat rɔzi rat 52  
103 meat/flesh ziɔ-a meat/flesh 10, 62  
104 fat/grease masa fat/grease 67  
105 tail peputu-a tail 46  
106 snake ndole snake 16  
107 worm (earthworm)      
108 louse word info vɔttu louse 1  
108 louse word info noŋgɔtɔ louse egg x  
109 mosquito simuku mosquito 37  
110 spider kakanĵɔ spider 34  
111 fish koete fish 42  
112 rotten word info mua rotten 106  
112 rotten word info nambu rotten 37  
113 branch word info vœŋge branch 19  
114 leaf vœraŋa leaf 18  
115 root ləŋgɔtɔ root 23  
116 flower vevere flower 68  
117 fruit petae fruit 20  
118 grass sisiu grass 17  
119 earth/soil lua earth 42  
120 stone nundi stone 21  
121 sand revana sand 43  
122 water word info mbi water 6  
123 to flow zuzulu flow 40  
123 to flow zazara flow 14  
124 sea luka sea 38  
124 sea masi sea 8  
125 salt      
126 lake      
127 woods/forest sənəŋga bush 23  
128 sky malœkana sky 4  
129 moon okene moon 31  
130 star sisiriputu star 1, 39  
131 cloud word info kukumbaŋụ cloud 53  
132 fog ŋgaŋgau fog 38  
133 rain məŋga rain 25  
134 thunder pandala thunder 22  
135 lightning kapi lightning 13  
136 wind seva wind 14  
137 to blow word info vəssele blow 18  
138 warm word info vəlla warm 14  
139 cold word info lulumu cold 14  
140 dry word info kaɔko dry 58  
141 wet meziri wet 50  
142 heavy nəŋgata heavy 12  
143 fire nako fire 8  
144 to burn word info kœmo burn    
144 to burn word info səmbe burn 12  
145 smoke word info kanu smoke 59  
146 ash ruma ashes    
147 black seko black 46  
148 white sele white 15  
149 red mesiri red 38  
150 yellow nduru yellow 48  
151 green tutū green 16  
152 small soi small 47  
153 big pœu big 50  
154 short word info təkkɔ short 66  
155 long word info ŋava long 50  
156 thin word info vevero thin 25  
157 thick word info tɔtɔma thick 51  
158 narrow      
159 wide      
160 painful, sick moro sick 70  
161 shy, ashamed      
162 old word info balava old (person) 59  
162 old word info valaka old (person) 58  
162 old word info mbana old (thing) x  
163 new varoŋga new 1, 14  
164 good ndikana good 70  
165 bad, evil roka bad 43  
166 correct, true tɔtɔŋono correct 35  
167 night kɒsse night 12  
168 day ndava day 32  
169 year ave year 46  
170 when? word info mbe sanda when? 33  
171 to hide word info      
172 to climb word info      
173 at te at 7  
174 in, inside kɔŋa in 25  
175 above      
176 below suka below 47  
176 below sarazulɔ below 10, 11  
177 this ɣətti this 24  
178 that      
179 near vataŋa near 62  
180 far ambene far 48  
180 far kœula far 42  
181 where? word info mbeni where? 41  
182 I arɔ I (1sg) 1, 24  
183 thou re you (2sg) s  
184 he/she œe he 1  
185 we word info itu we (1du.incl) 1  
185 we word info rami we (1pl.excl) 2  
185 we word info ita we (1pl.incl) 1  
185 we word info raru we (1du.excl) 70  
186 you -m your (2sg.poss) x  
186 you -mina your (2pl.poss) x  
186 you rambu you (2du) x  
186 you ramu you (2pl) 1, 22  
187 they œru they (3du) x  
187 they œra they (3pl) 1, 70  
188 what? word info anda what? 34  
189 who? word info anda who? 10  
190 other      
191 all      
192 and na and 7  
193 if sanda if 34  
194 how? word info mbesav how? 37  
195 no, not kanaɔ no 19, 47  
196 to count ŋea count 25  
197 One word info kike one 31, 44  
198 Two word info keri two 8  
199 Three word info pəssa three 4  
200 Four word info vati four 1, 65  
201 Five word info ləmma five 1  
202 Six word info unɔmɔ six 1  
203 Seven word info vɛtu seven 1  
204 Eight word info viu eight 13  
205 Nine word info ia nine 5  
206 Ten word info mœnava ten 18  
207 Twenty word info      
208 Fifty word info      
209 One Hundred word info kike umbi one hundred 22  
210 One Thousand word info kike mau one thousand 1  

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