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Language: Maringe (Leleghia)

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:Santa Isabel:East 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
1 hand khame-ña arm 13  
2 left mairi left 1, 59  
3 right hneta right 11  
4 leg/foot ɣahe-ña leg 1  
5 to walk haɣe kliña go up    
5 to walk tei go 135  
5 to walk sukha pari go down    
5 to walk teitei walk 135  
6 road/path nabrɔu road 37  
7 to come mei come 1  
8 to turn word info figri turn 45  
8 to turn word info fikhei turn 29  
9 to swim tao swim 27  
9 to swim sisiu bathe 12  
10 dirty thɔna dirty 41  
11 dust nafruhŋɔ dust 36  
12 skin guli-ña skin 1  
13 back word info thagru-ña back 12  
14 belly thila-ña belly 1  
15 bone hnubra-ña bone 11  
16 intestines butu-ña guts 42  
17 liver khebu-ña liver 23  
18 breast tsuʔu-ña breast 1  
19 shoulder      
20 to know, be knowledgeable lalase know 34  
20 to know, be knowledgeable lāsei know 34  
21 to think hiɔhirɔ think 45  
22 to fear hmaɣu fear 1  
23 blood dadara-ña blood 1  
24 head phaʔu-ña head 14  
25 neck grara-ña - neck 86  
26 hair word info nafruta-ña hair (body) 44  
27 nose nehu-ña n-ehu- 1  
28 to breathe phaŋa breathe 44  
29 to sniff, smell sisiri smell 55  
30 mouth fɔflɔ-ña mouth 56  
31 tooth kheʔi-ña tooth 9  
32 tongue glapi-ña tongue 21  
33 to laugh maʔe laugh 63  
34 to cry tahni cry 1  
35 to vomit luʔa vomit 8  
36 to spit kmisu spit 14, 22  
37 to eat ɣamu eat 1, 43  
38 to chew word info      
39 to cook word info      
40 to drink kɔʔu drink 30  
41 to bite kakathu bite 13  
42 to suck čubɔ suck 33  
43 ear khuli-ña ear 6  
44 to hear nɔhmi hear 31  
45 eye tatha-ña eye 17  
46 to see filɔi see 59  
47 to yawn      
48 to sleep thuru sleep 1  
49 to lie down word info faklɔhlɔ lie down 45  
50 to dream      
51 to sit hñɔkrɔ sit 83  
52 to stand khegra stand 39  
53 person/human being naʔiknɔ person 13  
54 man/male nahlaʔu man 47  
55 woman/female gaʔase woman 12  
56 child sua gegeʔe child 9  
57 husband      
58 wife      
59 mother idɔ-ña mother 19  
60 father kma-ña father 1  
60 father mama father 1, 10  
61 house suga house 9  
62 thatch/roof sugaña thatch 44  
63 name nahŋa-ña name 1, 18  
64 to say čeke say 79  
65 rope ñahrɔ rope 2  
65 rope phukri rope 17  
66 to tie up, fasten haru tie 59  
67 to sew word info susuki sew 17, 48  
68 needle      
69 to hunt word info hili hunt 12  
70 to shoot word info      
71 to stab, pierce ĵaʔini stab 93  
72 to hit word info aʔaknu hit (stick) 50  
72 to hit word info pɔphɔma hit (stick) 57  
73 to steal blau steal 1, 11  
74 to kill falehei kill 16  
75 to die, be dead lehe die 5  
76 to live, be alive kahra alive 40  
76 to live, be alive kahra life 40  
77 to scratch word info ɣarɔ scratch 1  
78 to cut, hack word info kusu cut (string) 84  
78 to cut, hack word info rave cut (wood) 83  
78 to cut, hack word info tɔkha cut (wood) 27  
78 to cut, hack word info fala cut nut x  
79 stick/wood      
80 to split word info ʔahla split 14  
81 sharp fnɔnu sharp 75  
82 dull, blunt pukha blunt 20  
83 to work word info lɔku work 50  
84 to plant      
85 to choose      
86 to grow word info      
87 to swell word info huge swell 38  
87 to swell word info pupuku swell 57  
88 to squeeze word info pophoĵi squeeze 18  
89 to hold word info lohlɔku hold 60  
89 to hold word info kikina hold 73  
90 to dig dɔkha dig 3  
91 to buy      
92 to open, uncover      
93 to pound, beat word info      
94 to throw word info      
95 to fall word info khɔkɔ fall 64  
96 dog khuma dog 13  
96 dog hmeke dog 13  
97 bird nahŋaĵi bird 35  
98 egg nakredi-ña egg 13  
99 feather khakla-ña feather 9  
100 wing baɣi-ña wing 16  
101 to fly sisimi fly (insect!) x  
101 to fly flalɔ fly 16  
102 rat nakusi rat 3  
103 meat/flesh nafnahi-ña meat/flesh 17  
104 fat/grease garɔfa-ña fat/grease 46  
105 tail sekɔ-ña tail 13  
106 snake mɔgɔ snake 48  
107 worm (earthworm)      
108 louse word info gliha louse egg x  
108 louse word info theli louse 18  
109 mosquito nau ŋɔ mosquito 49  
110 spider fāɣau spider    
111 fish sasa fish 45  
112 rotten word info bɔtɔ rotten 9, 70  
113 branch word info grege branch 25  
114 leaf khakla leaf 15  
115 root grebu root 26  
115 root glathi root 25  
116 flower sisi flower 16  
117 fruit fuʔa fruit 1  
118 grass buburu grass 19  
118 grass sesehu grass 17  
119 earth/soil glɔse earth 43  
120 stone thina stone 24  
121 sand nusu sand 55  
122 water word info khɔʔu ɣaula water 7  
123 to flow guɣuɣu flow 45  
124 sea thibuhi sea 40  
125 salt      
126 lake      
127 woods/forest nahmata bush 25  
128 sky gabrɔ saɣa sky 43  
129 moon glaba moon 27  
130 star nathunu star 1, 41  
131 cloud word info grɔmnɔ cloud 20  
132 fog khɔveɔ fog 43  
133 rain nauha rain 26  
134 thunder gugulu thunder 2  
135 lightning nakafli lightning 13  
136 wind nuri wind 68  
137 to blow word info ifu blow 5  
138 warm word info brana warm 60  
139 cold word info reka cold 48  
139 cold word info ɣaula cold    
140 dry word info mɔĵa dry 62  
141 wet bɔthu wet 54  
142 heavy tahu heavy 15  
143 fire khaʔaɣi fire 29  
144 to burn word info ñubra burn 44  
145 smoke word info gagahu smoke 42  
146 ash nakrɔfu ashes 25  
147 black ĵɔŋɔ black 53  
148 white veɣa white 19  
149 red uʔkru red 22  
150 yellow ŋɔŋe yellow 9  
151 green buabuka green 47  
152 small sitei small    
153 big biʔɔ big 53  
154 short word info kmɔʔe short 17  
155 long word info brahu long 16  
156 thin word info manivi thin 1  
156 thin word info gaɔgarɔ thin 31  
157 thick word info thuta thick 16  
158 narrow      
159 wide      
160 painful, sick fɔgra sick 19  
161 shy, ashamed      
162 old word info thiatifa old (thing) x  
162 old word info khuekuʔe old (person) 13  
163 new maĵaɣani new 29  
164 good keli good 23  
165 bad, evil diʔa bad 14  
166 correct, true keli correct 51  
167 night bɔŋi night 1  
168 day narane day 6  
169 year finɔɣa year 11  
170 when? word info niha when? 1, 24  
171 to hide word info      
172 to climb word info      
173 at añɔ at 32  
174 in, inside lamna in 29  
175 above      
176 below kepari below 14  
177 this iñe this 1  
177 this this 23  
178 that      
179 near namɔ near 18  
180 far khaba far 50  
181 where? word info heva where? 10  
182 I iara I (1sg) 1, 24  
183 thou iaɣo you (2sg) s  
184 he/she mana he 1, 8  
184 he/she naʔa he 1, 6  
185 we word info ɣepa phei we (1du.excl) 13  
185 we word info tahati we (1pl.incl) 31  
185 we word info ɣehati we (1pl.excl) 13  
185 we word info tapala we (1du.incl) 30  
186 you ɣɔtilɔ you (2pl) 1, 25, 32  
186 you ɣɔpala you (2du) x  
186 you -mi your (2pl.poss) x  
186 you -mu your (2sg.poss) x  
186 you ɣai you (2sg). Is this right? ?  
187 they mare re they (3pl) 7  
187 they phia mare re they (3du) x  
188 what? word info uhna what? 35  
189 who? word info hei who? 1  
190 other      
191 all      
192 and nei and 33  
193 if ĵame if 37  
194 how? word info faneha how? 16  
195 no, not theʔɔ no 18  
196 to count kakaha count 15  
197 One word info kaʔisei one 32, 49  
198 Two word info phia two 6  
198 Two word info phiei two 6  
199 Three word info thilɔi three 1  
200 Four word info fati four 1, 65  
201 Five word info glima[i] five 1  
202 Six word info namnɔ[i] six 18  
203 Seven word info fitu[i] seven 1  
204 Eight word info hnanai eight 16  
205 Nine word info hnevai nine 24  
206 Ten word info nabɔthɔi ten 26  
207 Twenty word info      
208 Fifty word info      
209 One Hundred word info kaʔisei gɔbi one hundred 22  
210 One Thousand word info kaʔisei thɔɣa one thousand 27  

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