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

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