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Language: Fagani (Rihu'a)

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:Central-Eastern Oceanic:Southeast Solomonic:Malaita-San Cristobal:San Cristobal 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
1 hand rima-na arm 1  
2 left mahana left 57  
3 right oto-na right 42  
4 leg/foot auwa-na leg; irregular *q > w; irregular diphthongisation of vowel 101  
5 to walk akau go up    
5 to walk hano go 2  
5 to walk sio go down; irregular loss of medial *p    
5 to walk hahano walk 2  
6 road/path tara road 1  
7 to come hano mai come 1, 23  
8 to turn word info apairi turn 44  
9 to swim arasi swim 63  
9 to swim roroto bathe 8  
10 dirty toʔoʔa dirty 81  
11 dust toʔo dust    
12 skin ʔawo-na skin 35  
13 back word info pwasi-na back 53  
14 belly aopwana belly; irregular addition of initial a vowel 36  
15 bone suri-na bone 52  
16 intestines pwahuri guts 26  
17 liver roko-na liver 25  
18 breast susu-na breast 1  
19 shoulder      
20 to know, be knowledgeable ɣirarā know 18, 102  
21 to think totōnu think 80  
22 to fear mamaʔu fear 1  
23 blood ɣapu-nav blood 5  
24 head pwau-na head 9  
25 neck kokono-na neck 44  
26 hair word info waraehuna hair (body) 54  
27 nose pwarusu-na nose 1, 12  
28 to breathe manawa breathe 1  
29 to sniff, smell siʔinia smell 12  
29 to sniff, smell mapū smell 33  
30 mouth ŋo-na mouth 80  
31 tooth riwo-na tooth 1, 35  
32 tongue meamea-na tongue 7  
33 to laugh mana laugh 51  
34 to cry awara cry 46  
35 to vomit mwomwoa vomit; irregular *u > o; irregular *m > mw 1  
36 to spit ŋusu spit 14, 83  
37 to eat ŋau eat 15  
38 to chew word info      
39 to cook word info      
40 to drink kono drink; irregular *t > k 35  
41 to bite ʔara bite 1  
42 to suck ʔomi suck 17, 84  
43 ear kariŋa-na ear 1, 24  
44 to hear roŋoa hear 1  
45 eye mā-na eye 1  
46 to see riʔia see; irregular *e > i 13  
47 to yawn      
48 to sleep mauru sleep 1  
49 to lie down word info tao lie down 51  
50 to dream      
51 to sit pwopwoŋa sit; irregular loss of *r 24  
52 to stand ura stand 40  
53 person/human being ainini person; irregular addition of initial a; irregular *o > i 10, 71  
54 man/male mwane man 1  
55 woman/female hehene woman 1, 47  
56 child kareana child 40  
57 husband      
58 wife      
59 mother nainana mother 41  
60 father māmāna father 1, 10  
61 house rima house; irregular *u > i 1, 48  
62 thatch/roof pwaiao thatch    
63 name ata-na name 1, 18  
64 to say mānia say 38  
65 rope waro rope 2  
66 to tie up, fasten rakua tie 64  
67 to sew word info taitai sew 2  
68 needle      
69 to hunt word info haʔawasi hunt 15  
70 to shoot word info      
71 to stab, pierce      
72 to hit word info rohoa hit (stick) 46  
73 to steal piria steal 12, 48  
74 to kill nahuia kill 50  
75 to die, be dead mae die 1  
76 to live, be alive tahitahi alive 32  
76 to live, be alive tahi life 32  
77 to scratch word info karukaru scratch 44  
78 to cut, hack word info mwou cut (string) 54, 14  
78 to cut, hack word info retea cut (wood) 98  
78 to cut, hack word info hara cut nut X  
79 stick/wood      
80 to split word info ʔiawaʔa split 56  
81 sharp pūpū sharp 76  
82 dull, blunt puŋu blunt 58  
83 to work word info tauha work 53  
84 to plant      
85 to choose      
86 to grow word info      
87 to swell word info hara swell 48  
88 to squeeze word info hioa squeeze    
88 to squeeze word info piriŋia squeeze    
89 to hold word info taua hold 17  
90 to dig ʔiri dig 1  
91 to buy      
92 to open, uncover      
93 to pound, beat word info      
94 to throw word info      
95 to fall word info atoko fall 73  
96 dog au dog 58  
97 bird manu bird 1  
98 egg aoru-na egg 1  
99 feather waraehuna feather 45  
100 wing ʔaʔahana wing 1, 12  
101 to fly raŋo fly (insect!) x  
101 to fly ʔāha fly 36  
102 rat ʔasuhe rat 3  
103 meat/flesh hasiʔo meat/flesh 10, 65  
104 fat/grease ŋisi fat/grease 57  
105 tail kekere-na tail 39  
106 snake mwā snake 12  
107 worm (earthworm)      
108 louse word info paparite louse egg x20, 28  
108 louse word info ʔaumwa louse 22  
109 mosquito nanamu mosquito 1  
110 spider rawa spider 1  
111 fish aiʔa fish; irregular addition of initial vowel 1, 68  
112 rotten word info kakaʔa rotten 58  
113 branch word info ara-na branch 1, 17  
114 leaf aha-na leaf 34  
115 root rarina root 16  
116 flower takana flower 12  
117 fruit hua-na fruit 1  
118 grass raua grass 16  
119 earth/soil siora earth 59  
120 stone hau stone 1  
121 sand nunuʔu sand 41  
122 water word info wai water 2  
123 to flow ahe flow 10  
124 sea āsi sea 1  
125 salt      
126 lake      
127 woods/forest mwoumaʔusu bush 21, 76  
128 sky wawaiaro sky 49  
129 moon haʔaiha moon 39  
130 star hiʔu star 1, 51  
131 cloud word info rotoroto cloud 65  
132 fog kahu fog 1  
133 rain raŋi rain 7  
134 thunder ākuru thunder; with irregular additional a- 2, 63  
135 lightning hiraia lightning 54  
136 wind roʔa wind 54  
137 to blow word info uhia blow 4  
137 to blow word info roʔasia blow 51  
138 warm word info raorao warm 64  
139 cold word info maʔarisiaʔa cold 75  
140 dry word info mamata dry 11  
141 wet kapwo wet 70  
142 heavy hihiʔa heavy 41  
143 fire ʔiu fire 33  
144 to burn word info suŋia burn 55  
144 to burn word info nene burn 58  
145 smoke word info asuasu smoke 2  
146 ash rahu ashes 67  
147 black ʔasipuruʔa black    
148 white mamahui white 59  
149 red wawa red 59  
150 yellow totorokaʔa yellow 54  
151 green mārawaʔa green 13  
152 small sisite small 63  
153 big raha big 10  
154 short word info pwopwoŋa short 59  
155 long word info tewa long 15  
156 thin word info mamanuhi thin    
157 thick word info upupuʔa thick 12  
158 narrow      
159 wide      
160 painful, sick mataʔi sick 1  
161 shy, ashamed      
162 old word info maʔōrea old (thing) x  
162 old word info wari old (person) 12, 97  
163 new haoru new 1  
164 good koro good 55  
165 bad, evil tai bad 53  
166 correct, true koro correct 46  
167 night roto night 11  
168 day pwoŋiana day    
169 year harisi year 8  
170 when? word info anakaita when? 1, 44  
171 to hide word info      
172 to climb word info      
173 at i at 1  
173 at ana at 7  
174 in, inside raro-na in 1  
175 above      
176 below hihi-na below 61  
177 this      
178 that      
179 near karaŋi near 1, 75  
180 far haʔatau far 1, 18  
181 where? word info aihī where? 3  
182 I inau I (1sg) 1, 22  
183 thou iʔō you (2sg) s  
184 he/she inia he 1, 6  
185 we word info iʔamiria we (1du.excl) 2  
185 we word info ikia we (1pl.incl) 1  
185 we word info iʔami we (1pl.excl) 2  
185 we word info ikara we (1du.incl) 2  
186 you ʔamiu you (2pl) 1, 13  
186 you iʔamurua you (2du) x  
186 you -miuʔi your (2pl.poss) x  
186 you -mu your (2sg.poss) x  
187 they inira they (3pl) 33  
187 they irarua they (3du) x  
188 what? word info taha what? 1  
189 who? word info si who? 1, 67  
190 other      
191 all      
192 and mao and    
193 if pwaʔo if    
194 how? word info marahi how?    
195 no, not āpu no    
196 to count tomania count 14  
197 One word info ʔeta one 32  
198 Two word info rua two 1  
199 Three word info ʔoru three 1  
200 Four word info hai four 1, 65  
201 Five word info rima five 1  
202 Six word info ʔono six; irregular initial glottal stop 1  
203 Seven word info piu seven 1  
204 Eight word info waru eight 3  
205 Nine word info siwa nine 5  
206 Ten word info taŋahuru ten 5  
207 Twenty word info      
208 Fifty word info      
209 One Hundred word info taʔai ʔaraŋi one hundred 29  
210 One Thousand word info taʔi pwera one thousand 23  

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