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Language: Sengga

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 məri left 1, 59  
3 right ndekana right 34  
4 leg/foot nikini leg 18  
5 to walk tati walk 65  
5 to walk zozo walk 22  
5 to walk zo nĵolo go down    
5 to walk zo go 22  
5 to walk zo puka go up    
6 road/path zokka road 7  
7 to come me come 1  
8 to turn word info ləŋa turn 40  
8 to turn word info lemboro turn 38  
9 to swim seŋge bathe 46  
9 to swim araŋa swim 48  
9 to swim ŋgavelo swim 47  
10 dirty pɔtɔ dirty 15  
11 dust kau dust 17  
12 skin kəkəpa skin 12  
13 back word info tɔtaka back 56  
14 belly sea belly 63  
15 bone pœnda bone 8  
16 intestines kɔmba guts 17  
17 liver kɔla liver 8  
18 breast sɔsu breast 1  
19 shoulder      
20 to know, be knowledgeable utini know 64  
21 to think nənə think 16  
22 to fear isi fear 45  
23 blood mandaka blood 6  
24 head mbœtu head 9  
25 neck kokunu neck 25  
26 hair word info polu hair (body) 31  
27 nose zeŋo nose 36  
28 to breathe ŋasapua breathe 41  
29 to sniff, smell nəmbo smell 51  
30 mouth nĵopa mouth 52  
31 tooth kikere tooth 8  
32 tongue luleme 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 əkembi drink 24  
41 to bite lumbe bite 37  
42 to suck nurepe suck 79  
43 ear taiaŋa 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 kele lie down 42  
50 to dream      
51 to sit toŋunu sit 21  
52 to stand ndere stand 10  
53 person/human being mbəsi person 12  
54 man/male like man 15  
55 woman/female ŋgole woman 42  
56 child child 9  
57 husband      
58 wife      
59 mother sina-e mother 1  
59 mother tina mother 1  
60 father tama-e father 1  
61 house tɔke house 39  
61 house pande house 8  
62 thatch/roof mbəmbəu thatch 47  
62 thatch/roof rupɔto thatch 12  
63 name taritɔŋo name 7  
64 to say səna say 74  
65 rope suni rope 45  
66 to tie up, fasten nukese tie 53  
66 to tie up, fasten pose tie 56  
67 to sew word info səra sew 18  
68 needle      
69 to hunt word info tavi hunt 41  
70 to shoot word info      
71 to stab, pierce pəŋgo stab 16  
72 to hit word info rəmbɔ hit (stick) 72  
72 to hit word info sœma hit (stick) 18  
73 to steal soko steal 13  
74 to kill vəe 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 vɨle cut nut x  
78 to cut, hack word info ŋgito cut (wood) 23  
78 to cut, hack word info toma cut (string) 86  
79 stick/wood      
80 to split word info leva split    
80 to split word info iseke split 47  
81 sharp roso sharp 22  
82 dull, blunt volumu 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 mbuili swell 13  
88 to squeeze word info munĵo squeeze 46  
88 to squeeze word info pongo squeeze 46  
89 to hold word info paletərə hold 18  
90 to dig para dig 9  
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 rɔrɔkɔ bird 10  
98 egg noeŋga egg 10  
99 feather sava feather 8  
100 wing mbambaləkuru wing 13  
101 to fly reri fly 40  
101 to fly sire fly (insect!) x  
102 rat kɔmɔ rat 37  
102 rat rɔnĵi rat 52  
103 meat/flesh ziɔ meat/flesh 10, 62  
104 fat/grease voa fat/grease 37  
105 tail peputu tail 46  
106 snake ndole snake 16  
107 worm (earthworm)      
108 louse word info votu louse 1  
108 louse word info noŋgɔtɔ louse egg x  
109 mosquito nonoŋɔ mosquito 42  
110 spider kəkazo spider 34  
111 fish kɔete fish 42  
112 rotten word info mua rotten 106  
112 rotten word info nambu rotten 37  
113 branch word info vəŋge branch 19  
114 leaf varaŋa azu leaf 18  
115 root      
116 flower vevere flower 68  
117 fruit peta fruit 20  
118 grass sisiu grass 17  
119 earth/soil lua earth 42  
120 stone katəra stone 7  
121 sand karakɔne sand 1, 60  
122 water word info mbi water 6  
123 to flow nĵunĵolu flow 40  
124 sea masi sea 8  
125 salt      
126 lake      
127 woods/forest sənəŋga bush 23  
128 sky rani sky 1  
128 sky maləkana 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 mœŋga rain 25  
134 thunder pandala thunder 22  
135 lightning kapi lightning 13  
136 wind vovosele wind 33  
137 to blow word info vesɛle blow 18  
138 warm word info vəlla warm 14  
139 cold word info potulu cold    
139 cold word info lulumu cold 14  
140 dry word info kava dry 51  
141 wet moŋgutu wet 14  
142 heavy nœŋgata heavy 12  
143 fire nakɔ fire 8  
144 to burn word info sembi burn 12  
145 smoke word info kanu smoke 59  
146 ash ruma ashes    
146 ash kau ashes 68  
147 black pəto black 11  
147 black seko black 46  
148 white sɨle white 15  
149 red mesiri red 38  
150 yellow ŋunduru yellow 48  
151 green tutū green 16  
152 small sɔi 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 vivino thin 27  
157 thick word info lɔlɔmba thick    
158 narrow      
159 wide      
160 painful, sick moro sick 70  
161 shy, ashamed      
162 old word info valaka old (person) 58  
162 old word info mbana old (thing) x  
162 old word info məsu old (thing) x  
163 new varoŋga new 1, 14  
164 good nəi good 69  
165 bad, evil rɔka bad 43  
166 correct, true toutouŋono correct 35  
167 night kose night 12  
168 day tava 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 la in 61  
174 in, inside lumbɔrɔa in 1, 6  
175 above      
176 below səranĵulɔ below 10, 11  
177 this ɣəti this 24  
178 that      
179 near vataŋa near 62  
180 far kəu far 42  
181 where? word info mbeni where? 41  
182 I aro I (1sg) 1, 24  
183 thou re you (2sg) s  
184 he/she œe he 1  
185 we word info itu matu we (1du.incl) 1  
185 we word info rami mami we (1pl.excl) 2  
185 we word info ita mata we (1pl.incl) 1  
185 we word info raru maru we (1du.excl) 70  
186 you -mɔ your (2sg.poss) x  
186 you -mina ramu your (2pl.poss) x  
186 you rambu you (2du) x  
186 you ramu you (2pl) 1, 22  
187 they əru they (3du) x  
187 they əra they (3pl) 1, 70  
188 what? word info ata what? 1  
189 who? word info anda who? 10  
190 other      
191 all      
192 and na and 7  
193 if mbe if 28  
194 how? word info mbe kɔ ana how?    
195 no, not kareɔ no 61  
196 to count ŋea count 25  
197 One word info kɨke one 31, 14  
198 Two word info keri two 8  
199 Three word info tulu three 1  
200 Four word info vati four 1, 65  
201 Five word info lɨmma five 1  
202 Six word info ɔnɔmɔ six 1  
203 Seven word info vɛttu seven 1  
204 Eight word info viu eight 13  
205 Nine word info zia nine 5  
206 Ten word info manɔ ten 18  
207 Twenty word info      
208 Fifty word info      
209 One Hundred word info kɨke umbi one hundred 22  
210 One Thousand word info kɨke mau one thousand 1  

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