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Language: Babatana (Tunöe)

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 kərisi arm 12  
2 left mœre left 1, 59  
3 right nĵoŋa right 41  
4 leg/foot zikini leg 18  
5 to walk zo puka go up    
5 to walk zo go 22  
5 to walk zo nĵolo go down    
5 to walk zo walk 22  
6 road/path zuka road 7  
7 to come me come 1  
7 to come zome come 1, 88  
8 to turn word info taliŋgoso turn 40  
9 to swim ŋgavelo swim 47  
9 to swim sɛŋge bathe 46  
10 dirty pito dirty 15  
11 dust kau dust 17  
12 skin kœpa skin 12  
13 back word info toteke back 56  
14 belly mane belly    
15 bone punda bone 8  
16 intestines kɔmba guts 17  
17 liver kola liver 8  
18 breast susu breast 1  
19 shoulder      
20 to know, be knowledgeable vutini know 64  
21 to think nanana think 16  
22 to fear zisi fear 27  
23 blood mandaka blood 6  
24 head mbœti head 9  
25 neck kukunu neck 25  
26 hair word info pulu hair (body) 31  
27 nose ziŋe nose 36  
28 to breathe ŋasapua breathe 41  
29 to sniff, smell næmbœ smell 51  
30 mouth nĵope mouth 52  
31 tooth kekere tooth 8  
32 tongue loleme tongue 7, 17  
33 to laugh mbɛre laugh 55  
34 to cry ŋgela cry 35  
35 to vomit ndola vomit 18  
36 to spit kukusu spit 14, 89  
37 to eat ɣaki eat 38  
38 to chew word info      
39 to cook word info      
40 to drink ɣœkimbi drink 24  
41 to bite kakiti bite 1, 55  
42 to suck nuripi suck; irregular *e > i 79  
43 ear taleŋe ear 1  
44 to hear ɣate hear 10  
45 eye mate eye 1  
46 to see ri see 13  
47 to yawn      
48 to sleep pamu sleep 51  
49 to lie down word info mbikolo lie down 41  
50 to dream      
51 to sit tuŋunu sit 21  
52 to stand ndɛre stand 10  
53 person/human being mbose person 12  
54 man/male leke man 15  
55 woman/female ŋgole woman 42  
56 child sua child 9  
57 husband      
58 wife      
59 mother tina-e mother 1  
60 father tama-e father 1  
61 house pande house 8  
62 thatch/roof ropoto thatch 12  
63 name ziteŋe name 7  
64 to say pinĵo say 73  
65 rope nokoso rope 46  
65 rope suni rope 45  
66 to tie up, fasten pukiti tie 54  
66 to tie up, fasten nukisi tie 53  
67 to sew word info sira sew 18  
68 needle      
69 to hunt word info saraka hunt 17  
70 to shoot word info      
71 to stab, pierce pœŋgœ stab 16  
72 to hit word info vui hit (stick) 17  
73 to steal siko steal 13  
74 to kill vuivale kill 16  
75 to die, be dead le die 5  
76 to live, be alive tu alive 8  
76 to live, be alive tu life 8  
77 to scratch word info kikiraka scratch 15  
78 to cut, hack word info puti cut (string) 24  
78 to cut, hack word info ŋgeto cut (wood) 23  
78 to cut, hack word info puti cut (wood) 24  
78 to cut, hack word info vele cut nut x  
79 stick/wood      
80 to split word info zisiki split    
81 sharp riso sharp 22  
82 dull, blunt vulumu blunt 44  
83 to work word info nĵanĵu work 15  
84 to plant      
85 to choose      
86 to grow word info      
87 to swell word info tumbu swell 12  
87 to swell word info mbuili swell 13  
88 to squeeze word info purisi squeeze 42  
89 to hold word info paletœrœ hold 18  
90 to dig para dig 9  
90 to dig ɣara dig 7  
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 vasi dog 51  
97 bird rɔrɔko bird 10  
98 egg niŋga egg 10  
99 feather sava feather 8  
100 wing mbələkiri wing 13  
101 to fly sire fly (insect!) x  
101 to fly riri fly 40  
102 rat runĵi rat 52  
103 meat/flesh ziɔ meat/flesh 10, 62  
104 fat/grease vua fat/grease 37  
105 tail pipiti tail 46  
106 snake ndɔle snake 16  
107 worm (earthworm)      
108 louse word info nɨŋgoto louse egg x  
108 louse word info vutu louse 1  
109 mosquito zizima mosquito 38  
110 spider kave spider 12  
110 spider kakazo spider 34  
111 fish kuate fish 42  
112 rotten word info nambu rotten 37  
112 rotten word info nguma rotten    
113 branch word info vœŋge ɣazu branch 19  
114 leaf vureŋe ɣazu leaf 18  
115 root lœŋgœtœ root 23  
116 flower mbœmbœli flower 40  
117 fruit mbœmbœlia fruit 19  
118 grass sisiu grass 17  
119 earth/soil lua earth 42  
120 stone katura stone 7  
121 sand karakone sand 1, 60  
122 water word info mbi water 6  
123 to flow nĵunĵulu flow 40  
123 to flow zozo flow 40  
124 sea tikavā sea 46  
125 salt      
126 lake      
127 woods/forest siniŋga bush 23  
128 sky malœkana sky 4  
129 moon vokene moon 31  
130 star sisiriputu star 1, 39  
131 cloud word info tuŋgi cloud 75  
132 fog ŋgaŋgau fog 38  
133 rain miŋga rain 25  
134 thunder pandala thunder 22  
135 lightning kapi lightning 13  
136 wind vuvusele wind 33  
137 to blow word info vusili blow 18  
138 warm word info malaka vila warm 56, 14  
139 cold word info lulumu cold 14  
140 dry word info kava dry 51  
141 wet muŋgutu wet 14  
142 heavy niŋgata heavy 12  
143 fire nako fire 8  
144 to burn word info vakiti burn 26  
144 to burn word info katu burn 26  
145 smoke word info kanu smoke 59  
146 ash kau ashes 68  
147 black pito black 11  
148 white sele white 15  
149 red mesara red 38  
150 yellow nduru yellow 48  
151 green tutu green 16  
152 small vasiki small 81, 83  
153 big pœu big 50  
154 short word info tuko short 66  
155 long word info ŋava long 50  
156 thin word info zezemba thin 24  
157 thick word info totomba thick 51  
158 narrow      
159 wide      
160 painful, sick moro sick 70  
161 shy, ashamed      
162 old word info mbalava old (person) 75  
162 old word info valaka old (person) 58  
162 old word info petatovari old (thing) x  
163 new varuŋga new 1, 14  
164 good nœe good 69  
165 bad, evil roka bad 43  
166 correct, true nœe correct 35  
166 correct, true tɔtɔŋono correct 35  
167 night kuse night 12  
168 day tāva day 32  
169 year ɣave year 46  
170 when? word info mbisɨnda when? 33  
171 to hide word info      
172 to climb word info      
173 at ta at 7  
174 in, inside lɔmbɔro in 1, 6  
175 above      
176 below saranĵoloe below 10, 11  
177 this ɣati this 24  
178 that      
179 near vataŋa near 62  
180 far kœu far 42  
181 where? word info mbizɨmba where? 41  
182 I ra I (1sg) 1, 24  
183 thou re you (2sg) s  
184 he/she ɣœi he 1  
185 we word info zituru we (1du.incl) 1  
185 we word info rami we (1pl.excl) 2  
185 we word info zita we (1pl.incl) 1  
185 we word info raru we (1du.excl) 70  
186 you -mu your (2sg.poss) x  
186 you -emina your (2pl.poss) x  
186 you ramburu you (2du) x  
186 you ramu you (2pl) 1, 22  
187 they ziru they (3du) x  
187 they zira they (3pl) 1  
188 what? word info ava what? 1  
189 who? word info andi who? 10  
190 other      
191 all      
192 and na and 7  
193 if məna sanda if 34  
194 how? word info mbisase how? 37  
195 no, not kizao no 19, 46  
196 to count kikia count 41  
197 One word info kəke one 31, 44  
198 Two word info kɛre two 8  
199 Three word info tulu three 1  
200 Four word info vati four 1, 65  
201 Five word info lima five 1  
202 Six word info vonomo six 1, 55  
203 Seven word info vitu seven 1  
204 Eight word info viu eight 13  
205 Nine word info zia nine 5  
206 Ten word info mano ten 18  
207 Twenty word info      
208 Fifty word info      
209 One Hundred word info kəkeɣumbʔ one hundred 22  
210 One Thousand word info kəke mau one thousand 1  

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