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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:
19 shoulder      
38 to chew word info      
39 to cook word info      
47 to yawn      
50 to dream      
57 husband      
58 wife      
68 needle      
70 to shoot word info      
79 stick/wood      
84 to plant      
85 to choose      
86 to grow word info      
91 to buy      
92 to open, uncover      
93 to pound, beat word info      
94 to throw word info      
107 worm (earthworm)      
115 root      
125 salt      
126 lake      
158 narrow      
159 wide      
161 shy, ashamed      
171 to hide word info      
172 to climb word info      
175 above      
178 that      
190 other      
191 all      
207 Twenty word info      
208 Fifty word info      
76 to live, be alive tu alive 8  
192 and na and 7  
1 hand kərisi arm 12  
146 ash ruma ashes    
146 ash kau ashes 68  
173 at te at 7  
13 back word info tɔtaka back 56  
165 bad, evil rɔka bad 43  
9 to swim seŋge bathe 46  
14 belly sea belly 63  
176 below səranĵulɔ below 10, 11  
153 big pœu big 50  
97 bird rɔrɔkɔ bird 10  
41 to bite lumbe bite 37  
147 black pəto black 11  
147 black seko black 46  
23 blood mandaka blood 6  
137 to blow word info vesɛle blow 18  
82 dull, blunt volumu blunt 44  
15 bone pœnda bone 8  
113 branch word info vəŋge branch 19  
18 breast sɔsu breast 1  
28 to breathe ŋasapua breathe 41  
144 to burn word info sembi burn 12  
127 woods/forest sənəŋga bush 23  
56 child child 9  
131 cloud word info kukumbaŋụ cloud 53  
139 cold word info potulu cold    
139 cold word info lulumu cold 14  
7 to come me come 1  
166 correct, true toutouŋono correct 35  
196 to count ŋea count 25  
34 to cry ŋgila cry 35  
78 to cut, hack word info toma cut (string) 86  
78 to cut, hack word info ŋgito cut (wood) 23  
78 to cut, hack word info vɨle cut nut x  
168 day tava day 32  
75 to die, be dead die 5  
90 to dig para dig 9  
10 dirty pɔtɔ dirty 15  
96 dog sekki dog 11  
40 to drink əkembi drink 24  
140 dry word info kava dry 51  
11 dust kau dust 17  
43 ear taiaŋa ear 1  
119 earth/soil lua earth 42  
37 to eat aki eat 38  
98 egg noeŋga egg 10  
204 Eight word info viu eight 13  
45 eye mata-e eye 1  
95 to fall word info suru fall 20  
180 far kəu far 42  
104 fat/grease voa fat/grease 37  
60 father tama-e father 1  
22 to fear isi fear 45  
99 feather sava feather 8  
143 fire nakɔ fire 8  
111 fish kɔete fish 42  
201 Five word info lɨmma five 1  
123 to flow nĵunĵolu flow 40  
116 flower vevere flower 68  
101 to fly reri fly 40  
101 to fly sire fly (insect!) x  
132 fog ŋgaŋgau fog 38  
200 Four word info vati four 1, 65  
117 fruit peta fruit 20  
5 to walk zo go 22  
5 to walk zo nĵolo go down    
5 to walk zo puka go up    
164 good nəi good 69  
118 grass sisiu grass 17  
151 green tutū green 16  
16 intestines kɔmba guts 17  
26 hair word info polu hair (body) 31  
184 he/she œe he 1  
24 head mbœtu head 9  
44 to hear ase hear 10  
142 heavy nœŋgata heavy 12  
72 to hit word info rəmbɔ hit (stick) 72  
72 to hit word info sœma hit (stick) 18  
89 to hold word info paletərə hold 18  
61 house tɔke house 39  
61 house pande house 8  
194 how? word info mbe kɔ ana how?    
69 to hunt word info tavi hunt 41  
182 I aro I (1sg) 1, 24  
193 if mbe if 28  
174 in, inside la in 61  
174 in, inside lumbɔrɔa in 1, 6  
74 to kill vəe kill 16  
20 to know, be knowledgeable utini know 64  
33 to laugh mbere laugh 55  
114 leaf varaŋa azu leaf 18  
2 left məri left 1, 59  
4 leg/foot nikini leg 18  
49 to lie down word info kele lie down 42  
76 to live, be alive tu life 8  
135 lightning kapi lightning 13  
17 liver kɔla liver 8  
155 long word info ŋava long 50  
108 louse word info votu louse 1  
108 louse word info noŋgɔtɔ louse egg x  
54 man/male like man 15  
103 meat/flesh ziɔ meat/flesh 10, 62  
129 moon okene moon 31  
109 mosquito nonoŋɔ mosquito 42  
59 mother sina-e mother 1  
59 mother tina mother 1  
30 mouth nĵopa mouth 52  
63 name taritɔŋo name 7  
179 near vataŋa near 62  
25 neck kokunu neck 25  
163 new varoŋga new 1, 14  
167 night kose night 12  
205 Nine word info zia nine 5  
195 no, not kareɔ no 61  
27 nose zeŋo nose 36  
162 old word info valaka old (person) 58  
162 old word info mbana old (thing) x  
162 old word info məsu old (thing) x  
197 One word info kɨke one 31, 14  
209 One Hundred word info kɨke umbi one hundred 22  
210 One Thousand word info kɨke mau one thousand 1  
53 person/human being mbəsi person 12  
133 rain mœŋga rain 25  
102 rat kɔmɔ rat 37  
102 rat rɔnĵi rat 52  
149 red mesiri red 38  
3 right ndekana right 34  
6 road/path zokka road 7  
65 rope suni rope 45  
112 rotten word info mua rotten 106  
112 rotten word info nambu rotten 37  
121 sand karakɔne sand 1, 60  
64 to say səna say 74  
77 to scratch word info ŋgiro scratch 53  
124 sea masi sea 8  
46 to see mia see 55  
203 Seven word info vɛttu seven 1  
67 to sew word info səra sew 18  
81 sharp roso sharp 22  
154 short word info təkkɔ short 66  
160 painful, sick moro sick 70  
51 to sit toŋunu sit 21  
202 Six word info ɔnɔmɔ six 1  
12 skin kəkəpa skin 12  
128 sky rani sky 1  
128 sky maləkana sky 4  
48 to sleep pamu sleep 51  
152 small sɔi small 47  
29 to sniff, smell nəmbo smell 51  
145 smoke word info kanu smoke 59  
106 snake ndole snake 16  
110 spider kəkazo spider 34  
36 to spit kokosu spit 14, 89  
80 to split word info leva split    
80 to split word info iseke split 47  
88 to squeeze word info munĵo squeeze 46  
88 to squeeze word info pongo squeeze 46  
71 to stab, pierce pəŋgo stab 16  
52 to stand ndere stand 10  
130 star sisiriputu star 1, 39  
73 to steal soko steal 13  
120 stone katəra stone 7  
42 to suck nurepe suck 79  
87 to swell word info mbuili swell 13  
9 to swim araŋa swim 48  
9 to swim ŋgavelo swim 47  
105 tail peputu tail 46  
206 Ten word info manɔ ten 18  
62 thatch/roof mbəmbəu thatch 47  
62 thatch/roof rupɔto thatch 12  
187 they əru they (3du) x  
187 they əra they (3pl) 1, 70  
157 thick word info lɔlɔmba thick    
156 thin word info vivino thin 27  
21 to think nənə think 16  
177 this ɣəti this 24  
199 Three word info tulu three 1  
134 thunder pandala thunder 22  
66 to tie up, fasten nukese tie 53  
66 to tie up, fasten pose tie 56  
32 tongue luleme tongue 7, 17  
31 tooth kikere tooth 8  
8 to turn word info ləŋa turn 40  
8 to turn word info lemboro turn 38  
198 Two word info keri two 8  
35 to vomit ndula vomit 18  
5 to walk tati walk 65  
5 to walk zozo walk 22  
138 warm word info vəlla warm 14  
122 water word info mbi water 6  
185 we word info raru maru we (1du.excl) 70  
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  
141 wet moŋgutu wet 14  
188 what? word info ata what? 1  
170 when? word info mbe sanda when? 33  
181 where? word info mbeni where? 41  
148 white sɨle white 15  
189 who? word info anda who? 10  
136 wind vovosele wind 33  
100 wing mbambaləkuru wing 13  
55 woman/female ŋgole woman 42  
83 to work word info nĵanĵu work 15  
169 year ave year 46  
150 yellow ŋunduru yellow 48  
186 you rambu you (2du) x  
186 you ramu you (2pl) 1, 22  
183 thou re you (2sg) s  
186 you -mina ramu your (2pl.poss) x  
186 you -mɔ your (2sg.poss) x  

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