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

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