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Language: Mbaengguu

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:Malaita:Northern 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
1 hand amba-na arm 2  
2 left mɔli left; irregular reflex of *w 1, 59  
3 right aɔlɔ right 10  
4 leg/foot ʔae-na leg; irregular *q > ʔ 1  
5 to walk lea alā go up    
5 to walk kai lea go 139  
5 to walk lea tɔli go down    
5 to walk fali walk 10  
6 road/path tala road 1  
7 to come lea mai come 1, 86  
8 to turn word info kari ambulɔ turn 32  
9 to swim arɔŋɔ swim; irregular *a > ɔ 48  
9 to swim taunɔni bathe    
10 dirty mbilia dirty 13  
11 dust sasasu dust 41  
12 skin uŋa-na skin 9  
13 back word info suli-na back 78  
14 belly ɔnga-na belly 36  
15 bone ɔki-na bone 41  
16 intestines kakaraŋalina guts    
17 liver saeŋisu-na liver 1  
18 breast susu-na breast 1  
19 shoulder      
20 to know, be knowledgeable saitɔmana know; irregular *a > i 35, 88  
21 to think manata think 15  
22 to fear mau fear 1  
23 blood ʔambu-na blood 5  
24 head ŋgwau-na head 9  
25 neck lua-na neck 18  
26 hair word info ifu-na hair (body) 13  
27 nose ŋɔŋɔrɔ-na nose 61  
28 to breathe maŋɔ breathe 47  
29 to sniff, smell mɔkɔfia smell 13  
30 mouth ŋindu-na mouth; irregular *u > i 2, 61  
31 tooth lifɔ-na tooth 1, 35  
32 tongue mea-na tongue 7  
33 to laugh ŋwaela laugh 12  
34 to cry āŋi cry 1  
35 to vomit mɔmɔa vomit; irregular *u > o 1  
36 to spit ŋisu spit 14, 58  
37 to eat faŋa eat 1, 53  
37 to eat ani eat 1  
38 to chew word info      
39 to cook word info      
40 to drink drink 30  
41 to bite ʔala bite 1  
41 to bite alea bite 1  
42 to suck nɔtɔfia suck 1, 28  
43 ear aliŋa-na ear 1  
44 to hear rɔŋɔ hear 1  
45 eye mā-na eye 1  
46 to see suai see 97  
46 to see liɔtoi see 14  
47 to yawn      
48 to sleep maleu sleep 60  
49 to lie down word info tiɔ lie down; irregular *e > i 9  
50 to dream      
51 to sit ŋgɔru sit 24  
52 to stand ū stand 2  
53 person/human being ŋwane person 27  
54 man/male ŋwane man 1  
55 woman/female kɛni woman 8  
56 child ŋwɛle child; irregular *a > e 8  
57 husband      
58 wife      
59 mother ŋgā mother 40  
60 father father 1, 67  
61 house mbeu house 34  
62 thatch/roof atɔ thatch 1  
63 name sata-na name 1, 18  
64 to say saea say 68  
65 rope ɔkɔ rope 12  
66 to tie up, fasten kania tie 19  
67 to sew word info taia sew 2  
68 needle      
69 to hunt word info nani hunt 51  
69 to hunt word info faiarasi hunt    
70 to shoot word info      
71 to stab, pierce kumulia stab 57  
72 to hit word info kwae hit (stick); irregular *i > e 16  
73 to steal mbeli steal 12  
74 to kill sauŋia kill 18  
75 to die, be dead mae die 1  
76 to live, be alive mori alive 1, 76  
76 to live, be alive mɔri life 1, 76  
77 to scratch word info kamea scratch 14  
77 to scratch word info karasia scratch 10  
78 to cut, hack word info sikilia cut (string) 89  
78 to cut, hack word info furia cut (string) 65  
78 to cut, hack word info tamba cut (wood) 66  
78 to cut, hack word info kinu cut nut X  
79 stick/wood      
80 to split word info fɔŋgea split 54  
80 to split word info fɔlea split 1  
81 sharp ala sharp 69  
81 sharp ŋari sharp 70  
82 dull, blunt blunt 35  
83 to work word info raɔa work 14  
84 to plant      
85 to choose      
86 to grow word info      
87 to swell word info umbu swell 12  
87 to swell word info fane swell    
88 to squeeze word info ŋilɔa squeeze 53  
89 to hold word info ndau hold 17  
90 to dig ʔeli 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 asia fall 18  
96 dog ŋgiri dog    
97 bird sārɔ bird 36  
98 egg farake-na egg 9  
99 feather ifu-na feather 7  
100 wing kukumba-na wing 47  
101 to fly laŋɔ fly (insect!) x  
101 to fly sisimi fly x  
101 to fly lɔfɔ fly 1  
102 rat ʔasufe rat 3  
102 rat kikī rat 56  
103 meat/flesh fasiɔ-na meat/flesh 10, 65  
104 fat/grease raraŋa-na fat/grease 52  
105 tail kiki-na tail 1, 56  
106 snake lɔi snake 15  
107 worm (earthworm)      
108 louse word info lite louse egg x20  
108 louse word info ʔū louse 1  
109 mosquito sisimi mosquito 13  
110 spider ata ŋgaro spider 11, 52  
111 fish ia fish 1  
111 fish sakwari fish 59  
112 rotten word info ndura rotten 75  
113 branch word info sara ʔai branch 1, 17  
114 leaf ʔambaʔai leaf 33  
115 root laliʔai root 16  
116 flower takaʔai flower; irregular *g > k 12  
117 fruit fufuaʔai fruit 1  
118 grass kirasi grass 56 L
119 earth/soil saeŋganɔ earth 52  
120 stone fau stone 1  
121 sand ɔne sand 1  
122 water word info kafɔ water 5  
123 to flow iŋgwa flow 34  
124 sea asi sea 1  
124 sea amali sea 49  
125 salt      
126 lake      
127 woods/forest ŋganɔ kwasi bush 67  
128 sky mamaŋā sky 47  
129 moon mandame moon; irregular *a > e 7  
130 star mbumbulu star 14  
131 cloud word info ndasa cloud 64  
132 fog ŋgaθu fog    
133 rain ute rain; irregular *a > e 1  
134 thunder kwakwaŋe thunder 67  
135 lightning mbinambina lightning 48  
136 wind kɔmburu wind    
137 to blow word info ufia blow 4  
137 to blow word info ufuufu blow 4, 57  
138 warm word info ākɔ warm 13  
139 cold word info ŋgwari cold 13  
140 dry word info lalaŋa dry 49  
141 wet ŋgwini wet 46  
142 heavy kulu heavy 11  
143 fire ɛre fire 7  
144 to burn word info saru burn 54  
144 to burn word info akɔ burn 53  
145 smoke word info sasu smoke 2  
146 ash fue ashes 11  
147 black mbumbulua black 10  
148 white kwakwaɔa white 16, 71  
149 red ambua red 47  
150 yellow kɔkɔā yellow 15  
151 green mamarakwa green 13  
152 small tuʔū small 60  
153 big baita big 15  
154 short word info kukuru short 13  
155 long word info tikwa long; irregular *e > i 15  
156 thin word info rauraua thin 33  
157 thick word info umbumbua thick 12  
158 narrow      
159 wide      
160 painful, sick matai sick 1  
161 shy, ashamed      
162 old word info kwali old (thing) x  
162 old word info ŋwarɔ old (person) 12  
162 old word info arai old (person) 98  
163 new falu new 1  
164 good diana good 66  
165 bad, evil taʔā bad 1  
166 correct, true to correct 6  
166 correct, true correct    
167 night rɔndɔ night 11  
168 day satɔ day 1, 54  
169 year ŋala year; irregular *i > a 55  
170 when? word info kanda te when? 36  
171 to hide word info      
172 to climb word info      
173 at i at 1  
174 in, inside lao in 1, 69  
175 above      
176 below ɔlɔfa-na below 62  
177 this this 1  
177 this nɛki this    
178 that      
179 near karaŋi near 1, 75  
180 far tau far 1  
181 where? word info ifai where? 3  
182 I nau I (1sg) 1, 22  
183 thou ʔoe you (2sg) s  
184 he/she nia he 1, 6  
185 we word info kamiri we (1du.excl) 2  
185 we word info kolu we (1pl.incl) 1  
185 we word info kia we (1pl.incl) 1  
185 we word info kamɛlu we (1pl.excl) 2  
185 we word info kani we (1pl.excl) 2  
185 we word info koro we (1du.incl) 22  
186 you kamolu you (2pl) x  
186 you kamu you (2pl) 1  
186 you kamuru you (2du) x  
186 you -molu your (2pl.poss) x  
186 you -mu your (2sg.poss) x  
187 they keralu they (3pl) 1, 69  
187 they kera they (3pl) 1, 69  
187 they kɛrua they (3du) x  
188 what? word info to what? 1, 52  
189 who? word info who? 1, 67  
190 other      
191 all      
192 and fai and 38  
193 if lelea if 35  
194 how? word info ūtā how? 33  
195 no, not nao no 75  
196 to count indu count 46  
197 One word info ɛta one 32  
198 Two word info rua two 1  
199 Three word info ɔlu three 1  
200 Four word info fai four 1, 65  
201 Five word info lima five 1  
202 Six word info ɔnɔ six 1  
203 Seven word info fiu seven 1  
204 Eight word info kwalu eight 3  
205 Nine word info sikwa nine 5  
206 Ten word info taŋafulu ten 5  
207 Twenty word info      
208 Fifty word info      
209 One Hundred word info ti talaŋa ndɔ one hundred 39  
210 One Thousand word info ti tɔni ndɔ one thousand 30  

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