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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:
175 above      
191 all      
192 and na and 7  
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  
14 belly sea belly 63  
176 below səranĵulɔ below 10, 11  
153 big pœu big 50  
97 bird rɔrɔkɔ bird 10  
147 black pəto black 11  
147 black seko black 46  
23 blood mandaka blood 6  
15 bone pœnda bone 8  
113 branch word info vəŋge branch 19  
18 breast sɔsu breast 1  
56 child child 9  
131 cloud word info kukumbaŋụ cloud 53  
139 cold word info potulu cold    
139 cold word info lulumu cold 14  
166 correct, true toutouŋono correct 35  
168 day tava day 32  
10 dirty pɔtɔ dirty 15  
96 dog sekki dog 11  
140 dry word info kava dry 51  
82 dull, blunt volumu blunt 44  
11 dust kau dust 17  
43 ear taiaŋa ear 1  
119 earth/soil lua earth 42  
98 egg noeŋga egg 10  
204 Eight word info viu eight 13  
45 eye mata-e eye 1  
180 far kəu far 42  
104 fat/grease voa fat/grease 37  
60 father tama-e father 1  
99 feather sava feather 8  
208 Fifty word info      
143 fire nakɔ fire 8  
111 fish kɔete fish 42  
201 Five word info lɨmma five 1  
116 flower vevere flower 68  
132 fog ŋgaŋgau fog 38  
200 Four word info vati four 1, 65  
117 fruit peta fruit 20  
164 good nəi good 69  
118 grass sisiu grass 17  
151 green tutū green 16  
26 hair word info polu hair (body) 31  
1 hand kərisi arm 12  
184 he/she œe he 1  
24 head mbœtu head 9  
142 heavy nœŋgata heavy 12  
61 house tɔke house 39  
61 house pande house 8  
194 how? word info mbe kɔ ana how?    
57 husband      
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  
16 intestines kɔmba guts 17  
126 lake      
114 leaf varaŋa azu leaf 18  
2 left məri left 1, 59  
4 leg/foot nikini leg 18  
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  
158 narrow      
179 near vataŋa near 62  
25 neck kokunu neck 25  
68 needle      
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  
190 other      
160 painful, sick moro sick 70  
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  
115 root      
65 rope suni rope 45  
112 rotten word info mua rotten 106  
112 rotten word info nambu rotten 37  
125 salt      
121 sand karakɔne sand 1, 60  
124 sea masi sea 8  
203 Seven word info vɛttu seven 1  
81 sharp roso sharp 22  
154 short word info təkkɔ short 66  
19 shoulder      
161 shy, ashamed      
202 Six word info ɔnɔmɔ six 1  
12 skin kəkəpa skin 12  
128 sky rani sky 1  
128 sky maləkana sky 4  
152 small sɔi small 47  
145 smoke word info kanu smoke 59  
106 snake ndole snake 16  
110 spider kəkazo spider 34  
130 star sisiriputu star 1, 39  
79 stick/wood      
120 stone katəra stone 7  
105 tail peputu tail 46  
206 Ten word info manɔ ten 18  
178 that      
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  
177 this ɣəti this 24  
183 thou re you (2sg) s  
199 Three word info tulu three 1  
134 thunder pandala thunder 22  
41 to bite lumbe bite 37  
137 to blow word info vesɛle blow 18  
28 to breathe ŋasapua breathe 41  
144 to burn word info sembi burn 12  
91 to buy      
38 to chew word info      
85 to choose      
172 to climb word info      
7 to come me come 1  
39 to cook word info      
196 to count ŋea count 25  
34 to cry ŋgila cry 35  
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  
75 to die, be dead die 5  
90 to dig para dig 9  
50 to dream      
40 to drink əkembi drink 24  
37 to eat aki eat 38  
95 to fall word info suru fall 20  
22 to fear isi fear 45  
123 to flow nĵunĵolu flow 40  
101 to fly reri fly 40  
101 to fly sire fly (insect!) x  
86 to grow word info      
44 to hear ase hear 10  
171 to hide word info      
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  
69 to hunt word info tavi hunt 41  
74 to kill vəe kill 16  
20 to know, be knowledgeable utini know 64  
33 to laugh mbere laugh 55  
49 to lie down word info kele lie down 42  
76 to live, be alive tu life 8  
76 to live, be alive tu alive 8  
92 to open, uncover      
84 to plant      
93 to pound, beat word info      
64 to say səna say 74  
77 to scratch word info ŋgiro scratch 53  
46 to see mia see 55  
67 to sew word info səra sew 18  
70 to shoot word info      
51 to sit toŋunu sit 21  
48 to sleep pamu sleep 51  
29 to sniff, smell nəmbo smell 51  
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  
73 to steal soko steal 13  
42 to suck nurepe suck 79  
87 to swell word info mbuili swell 13  
9 to swim seŋge bathe 46  
9 to swim araŋa swim 48  
9 to swim ŋgavelo swim 47  
21 to think nənə think 16  
94 to throw word info      
66 to tie up, fasten nukese tie 53  
66 to tie up, fasten pose tie 56  
8 to turn word info ləŋa turn 40  
8 to turn word info lemboro turn 38  
35 to vomit ndula vomit 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    
83 to work word info nĵanĵu work 15  
47 to yawn      
32 tongue luleme tongue 7, 17  
31 tooth kikere tooth 8  
207 Twenty word info      
198 Two word info keri two 8  
138 warm word info vəlla warm 14  
122 water word info mbi water 6  
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  
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  
159 wide      
58 wife      
136 wind vovosele wind 33  
100 wing mbambaləkuru wing 13  
55 woman/female ŋgole woman 42  
127 woods/forest sənəŋga bush 23  
107 worm (earthworm)      
169 year ave year 46  
150 yellow ŋunduru yellow 48  
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  

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