https://abvd.shh.mpg.de : Austronesian : Crows : Bantu :

Language: Lengo

Source/Author:  Tryon & Hackman (1983), Paul Unger 
Notes:  Tryon, D.T. & Hackman, B. (1983) Solomon Islands languages: an internal classification. 
Data Entry:  Typed By: Michael Dunn  Checked By:  
Statistics:   
Classification:  Austronesian:Malayo-Polynesian:Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian:Eastern Malayo-Polynesian:Oceanic:Central-Eastern Oceanic:Southeast Solomonic:Gela-Guadalcanal:Gela 
Map 
 

Resources:

Change History:

Showing 3 of 57 entries. Show ALL logged changes

Entries:

ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
1 hand lima-ŋgu my arm 1  
2 left mauli left 1, 59  
3 right mande right; irregular loss of *l/*R; irregular changes to final vowel(s) 9  
4 leg/foot tua-ŋgu my leg 95  
5 to walk sakutua walk    
5 to walk ðivo go down    
5 to walk ndea go 30  
5 to walk iti go up    
5 to walk raraɣe irregular *o > e 1  
6 road/path ðeutu road 6  
7 to come mai come 1  
8 to turn word info ririu turn 69  
9 to swim pɔɣɔ bathe 31  
9 to swim le swim 91  
9 to swim pɔpɔɣɔ (more common) 31  
10 dirty paŋgaðu dirty 52  
11 dust kandavu dust    
12 skin ɣuɣuli-ŋgu my skin 1  
13 back word info mbɔke-ŋgu my back 13  
14 belly kutu-ŋgu my belly 14  
15 bone ðuli-ŋgu my bones 52  
16 intestines kutu my guts 43  
17 liver ate-ŋgu my liver 1  
18 breast susu-ŋgu my breast 1  
19 shoulder aro-ŋgu my shoulder 94  
20 to know, be knowledgeable ɣilaɣana know 18  
21 to think ɣanaɣana think 14  
22 to fear mataɣu fear 1  
23 blood ɣambu-ŋgu my blood 5  
24 head lova-ŋgu my skull/scalp 47  
24 head ulu-ŋgu my head 1  
25 neck lio-ŋgu my neck 1  
26 hair word info ɣɔɣɔre hair (body) 42  
26 hair word info vuŋga hair (head) 56  
27 nose iðu-ŋgu my nose 1  
28 to breathe aðeaðe breathe 16  
29 to sniff, smell uruŋia smell 46  
29 to sniff, smell ururu smell 46  
30 mouth maŋa-ŋgu my mouth 13  
31 tooth livo-ŋgu my tooth 1, 35  
32 tongue lapi-ŋgu my tongue 21  
33 to laugh kalao laugh 81  
34 to cry taŋi cry 1  
35 to vomit lulua vomit 8  
36 to spit luve spit 59  
37 to eat vaŋa eat 1, 53  
38 to chew word info ɣani chew 63  
39 to cook word info ɣali vaŋa make food    
40 to drink inu drink 1  
41 to bite ɣeɣe bite    
42 to suck mumusu suck 20  
43 ear kuli-ŋgu my ear 6  
44 to hear roŋo hear 1  
45 eye mata-ŋgu my eye 1  
46 to see mbɛre see 61  
47 to yawn maovia yawn 19  
48 to sleep mbiku   57  
49 to lie down word info eno lie down 1  
50 to dream mbole   10  
51 to sit ðundu   39  
52 to stand tu stand 2  
53 person/human being tinoni person 10  
54 man/male tinoni man 46  
54 man/male mane man 1  
55 woman/female ɣaoka woman 44  
56 child ndae-ŋgu my child; irregular loss of *l 28  
57 husband tao-ŋgu my spouse 18  
58 wife tao-ŋgu my spouse 12  
59 mother tina-ŋgu my mother 1  
60 father tama-ŋgu my father 1  
61 house vae house 14  
62 thatch/roof ande thatch    
62 thatch/roof vovotu roof 45  
63 name n'aða-ŋgu my name; irregular presence of initial consonant 1, 18  
64 to say mbosa say 63  
65 rope itei rope; irregular *a > e 51  
66 to tie up, fasten tɔtɔŋɔ tie 61  
67 to sew word info tai sew 2 L
68 needle itula sewing needle    
69 to hunt word info oŋa hunt 52  
70 to shoot word info vanathia shoot 1  
71 to stab, pierce sukia stab 1, 8  
71 to stab, pierce tupia stab    
72 to hit word info ambu hit (stick); irregular loss of *l 42  
73 to steal ŋgito steal 46  
74 to kill ambumate hit die (serial verb) 42, 2  
75 to die, be dead mate die 1  
76 to live, be alive mauri life 1, 76  
76 to live, be alive mauri alive 1, 76  
77 to scratch word info ŋgeŋgeo scratch    
78 to cut, hack word info mɛŋga cut nut X  
78 to cut, hack word info tɔka cut (wood) 27  
78 to cut, hack word info kuria cut (string)    
79 stick/wood ɣai stick/wood/tree 1  
80 to split word info tea split 65  
81 sharp vaŋa 'heavy' 1sg syllable, fr. va-vanga 14, 20  
82 dull, blunt poðo blunt 1  
83 to work word info ðairo work 51  
84 to plant subu to plant 50  
85 to choose mɛmɛle to choose    
86 to grow word info pira to grow 16  
87 to swell word info voɣu swell 24  
88 to squeeze word info luðia squeeze; irregular *o > u 19, 65  
89 to hold word info oti hold    
90 to dig kambi dig    
91 to buy pelu to buy    
92 to open, uncover ðaŋavi   40  
93 to pound, beat word info ŋgata to pound/tamp    
94 to throw word info mbimbila to throw    
95 to fall word info tumu fall    
96 dog kau dog 17  
97 bird manu bird 1  
98 egg tolu egg 1  
99 feather vuvulunimanu =vuvulu ni manu 'feather of bird' 1  
100 wing rape wing; irregular *o > e 50  
101 to fly ovo fly 1  
102 rat ðuɣuve metathesis 3  
103 meat/flesh masimbe meat/flesh 49  
104 fat/grease ɣauɣe fat/grease 51  
105 tail iɣue tail 1  
106 snake umata snake 12  
107 worm (earthworm) kipara flat worm    
107 worm (earthworm) poporu round worm    
107 worm (earthworm) maka caterpiller worm    
107 worm (earthworm) kesu earthworm    
108 louse word info ɣutu louse 1  
108 louse word info liða louse egg x20  
109 mosquito nanāmo mosquito 1  
109 mosquito namo mosquito 1  
110 spider lao spider 9  
111 fish iɣa fish 1  
112 rotten word info vuvuða rotten 9, 74  
112 rotten word info pɔto rotten 9, 68  
113 branch word info rara branch 1, 33  
114 leaf rarau leaf 1  
115 root oɣa root 2  
116 flower ðaŋga flower 12  
117 fruit vua ni ɣai "fruit of tree" 1  
118 grass mbumburu grass 19  
119 earth/soil pari earth 45  
120 stone vatu stone 1  
121 sand maone sand 1, 59  
122 water word info mbɛti water 6  
123 to flow ɣaɣari flow    
124 sea taði sea 1  
125 salt siri salt water/salty    
126 lake reku lake    
127 woods/forest pɔnɔ bush    
128 sky okapɔnɔ sky 42  
129 moon vula moon 1  
130 star vetuɣu star 1, 50  
131 cloud word info parako cloud 74  
132 fog lavo fog 3  
133 rain uða rain 1  
134 thunder ŋgururu thunder 2  
135 lightning pilaðia lightning 26  
136 wind sivo wind 57  
137 to blow word info sisivo blow    
137 to blow word info uvia blow 4  
138 warm word info pana warm 1  
138 warm word info papara hot 71  
139 cold word info mbimbiði "someone is cold" 46  
140 dry word info siŋgi dry    
141 wet pusa wet    
141 wet kombo   67  
142 heavy mamava heavy 46  
143 fire lake fire 6  
144 to burn word info kɛkɛre burn 50  
145 smoke word info aðu smoke 2  
146 ash ravu ashes 67  
147 black vulɔŋgɔ black    
148 white kala white    
149 red sisi red 19  
150 yellow mɛra yellow    
151 green raumauri lit. 'living leaf' 13  
151 green kina colour green/blue 53  
152 small kiki small 78  
153 big sule big 54  
154 short word info kumbu short 72  
155 long word info tuaɣai long    
156 thin word info mariðe thin    
156 thin word info mandeve   1, 67  
157 thick word info paku thick 36  
158 narrow ŋgoŋgo narrow    
159 wide ðepa wide; irregular *a > e    
160 painful, sick vaðaɣi sick; irregular *m > v 1, 67  
161 shy, ashamed vaŋama shy/shame 38  
162 old word info ðaulaɣi 'far away in the past' (cf. #180) x  
162 old word info noɣa old 82  
163 new vaolu new 1  
164 good ndoku good 54  
165 bad, evil ðaɣata bad 1, 49  
166 correct, true uðui mamate correct    
166 correct, true uðui      
167 night rondo night 11  
168 day ndani day 6  
169 year niulu year 50  
170 when? word info i ŋiða loc. when? 1, 24  
171 to hide word info pe      
172 to climb word info iti      
173 at i at 1  
174 in, inside i leo loc inside 1, 69  
175 above teɣea      
176 below i paria below    
176 below i rurughu underneath 42  
176 below kosi below    
177 this a ndeni this    
178 that a ŋa   1  
178 that a nderi      
179 near ɣaɣare near 79  
180 far ðau far 1  
181 where? word info i vi ŋgai loc where there 3  
182 I inau I (1sg) 1, 22  
182 I -ŋgu my (1sg.poss) x  
182 I u I (1sg) x  
183 thou iɣoe you (2sg) s  
183 thou iɣoe you (2sg) 1  
184 he/she igeia he/she/it; irregular *ŋ > g 1, 68  
184 he/she -a/-na his/her/its (3sg.poss) x  
184 he/she e he/she/it 1  
185 we word info ikoɣita we (1du.incl) 1  
185 we word info iɣami we (1pl.excl) 2  
185 we word info iɣita we (1pl.incl) 1  
185 we word info ikoɣami we (1du.excl) 2  
185 we word info ituɣami we (1pau.excl) 2  
185 we word info -nda our (1pl.incl.poss)    
185 we word info -mami our (1pl.excl.poss) 2  
185 we word info ituɣita we (1pau.incl) 1  
186 you -mu your (2sg.poss) x  
186 you -miu your (2pl.poss) x  
186 you ikoɣamu you (2du) x  
186 you iɣamu you (2pl) 1  
186 you ituɣamu you (2pau) x  
187 they ikoira they (3du) x  
187 they aira they (3pl) 1, 70  
187 they -ndira their (3pl.poss) x  
187 they aira they (3pl) 1, 70  
187 they ituira they (3pau) x  
188 what? word info na ða art. what 1, 52  
189 who? word info a ði art. who? 1, 67  
190 other keða other/different    
191 all leoni all/every    
192 and mana and 2, 40  
192 and ma   2  
193 if keɣua k-e ɣua 'irr-3sg if'    
194 how? word info oɣua o ɣua '2sg if'    
195 no, not taiɣa no 4, 70  
196 to count mbuni count 50  
197 One word info keða less common form 32  
197 One word info sakai more common form 8  
198 Two word info ruka two; irregular medial -k- 1, 21  
199 Three word info tolu three 1  
200 Four word info vati four 1, 65  
201 Five word info lima five 1  
202 Six word info ɔnɔ six 1  
203 Seven word info vitu seven 1  
204 Eight word info alu eight 3  
205 Nine word info ðiua nine 5  
206 Ten word info ðaŋavulu ten 5  
207 Twenty word info ruka ðaŋavulu twenty 3, 6  
208 Fifty word info lima ðaŋavulu fifty 1, 2  
209 One Hundred word info sakai ðeŋetu one hundred; irregular loss of *R 4, 38  
210 One Thousand word info toɣa one thousand 27  

Seen an error? Please let us know:

Save Data: