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Language: Arosi (Tawatana Village)

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:Central-Eastern Oceanic:Southeast Solomonic:Malaita-San Cristobal:San Cristobal 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
1 hand rima-na arm 1  
2 left manawi left 44  
3 right odo right 42  
4 leg/foot uwa-na leg; irregular *q > w; irregular *a > uirregular *q > w; irregular *a > u 101  
5 to walk taʔeha go up    
5 to walk hano go 2  
5 to walk ndio go down; irregular *a > o    
5 to walk hahano walk 2  
6 road/path tara road 1  
7 to come bɔi come; only found in Arosi 19  
8 to turn word info rihɔtaʔi turn 50  
9 to swim ɔrɔ swim 74  
9 to swim mwaʔanu bathe; irregular *m > mw 62  
10 dirty doʔoʔa dirty 83  
11 dust agɔhu dust 32  
11 dust kahua dust    
12 skin ʔuriʔuri-na skin 1  
13 back word info suri-na back 78  
14 belly ahu-na belly 30  
15 bone surisuri-na bone 52  
16 intestines bwahuri-na guts 26  
17 liver rɔgɔ-na liver 25  
18 breast susu-na breast 1  
19 shoulder ?ɑba?aba   11  
19 shoulder ʔabaʔaba   11  
20 to know, be knowledgeable ʔirarā know; irregular addition of reduplicated final syllable 18, 102  
21 to think ʔadomaʔi think 1  
22 to fear mamaʔu fear 1  
23 blood ʔabu-na blood 5  
24 head bwau-na head 9  
25 neck ʔuʔu-na neck 97  
26 hair word info warihu-na hair (body); irregular *e > i 54  
27 nose bwarisuna nose 1, 12  
28 to breathe manawa breathe 1  
29 to sniff, smell siʔinia smell 12  
30 mouth ŋō-na mouth 80  
31 tooth riho-na tooth 1, 35  
32 tongue meamea-na tongue 7  
33 to laugh ndaʔa laugh    
34 to cry aŋi cry 1  
35 to vomit ʔaʔana vomit 21  
36 to spit ŋisu spit 14, 58  
37 to eat ŋau eat 15  
38 to chew word info ñgasia   12  
39 to cook word info ʰaguaingau      
40 to drink gɔnɔ drink; irregular *t > g 35  
41 to bite rete bite 40  
42 to suck ɔmia suck 17, 84  
42 to suck tomia suck; irregular *u > o, irregular loss of stem final *u 81  
43 ear kariŋa-na ear 1, 24  
44 to hear rɔŋɔ hear 1  
45 eye mā-na eye 1  
46 to see reʔia see 13  
47 to yawn ãrawa      
48 to sleep mauru sleep 1  
49 to lie down word info ndadao lie down 51  
50 to dream mauruʔa   15  
51 to sit hainagu sit    
52 to stand ura stand 40  
53 person/human being sae person    
53 person/human being inoni person 10  
54 man/male saemwane man 1, 14  
55 woman/female urao woman 49  
56 child gareana child 40  
57 husband mwane   26  
58 wife urao      
59 mother inā-na mother 1  
59 mother nanaiana mother 41  
60 father mamā-na father 1, 10  
61 house ruma house 1  
62 thatch/roof ao thatch 1  
63 name ata-na name 1, 18  
64 to say unua say 70  
65 rope ari rope 1  
65 rope hasiwarɔ rope 2  
66 to tie up, fasten tosia tie 42  
67 to sew word info taia sew 2  
68 needle      
69 to hunt word info haʔawasi hunt 15  
70 to shoot word info      
71 to stab, pierce rubuia stab 59  
72 to hit word info rubuʔia hit (stick); irregular *a > u 69  
73 to steal beria steal 12  
74 to kill ŋahuia kill 50  
75 to die, be dead mae die 1  
76 to live, be alive tahi alive 32  
76 to live, be alive tahi life 32  
77 to scratch word info ʔarɔhia scratch 1, 88  
78 to cut, hack word info risia cut (string) 73  
78 to cut, hack word info ndaria cut (wood)    
78 to cut, hack word info etabi cut nut X  
79 stick/wood      
80 to split word info hitaria split 10  
81 sharp mwamwakanu sharp 46  
82 dull, blunt pou blunt 21  
83 to work word info tagora work 53  
84 to plant      
85 to choose      
86 to grow word info      
87 to swell word info suʔu swell 50  
88 to squeeze word info rɔsia squeeze 19  
89 to hold word info ndaua hold 17  
90 to dig ndehi dig 29  
91 to buy      
92 to open, uncover      
93 to pound, beat word info      
94 to throw word info      
95 to fall word info hoda fall 75  
96 dog misu dog 56  
97 bird manu bird 1  
98 egg pɔupɔu-na egg 15  
99 feather warihui manu feather 45  
100 wing gahogaho-na wing 32  
101 to fly raŋɔ fly (insect!) x  
101 to fly nono fly (insect!) x  
101 to fly rɔhɔ fly 1  
102 rat kasuhe rat 3  
103 meat/flesh hasiʔo meat/flesh 10, 65  
104 fat/grease ŋisi-na fat/grease 57  
105 tail kekere-na tail 39  
106 snake mwā snake 12  
107 worm (earthworm)      
108 louse word info babarite louse egg x20, 28  
108 louse word info bwɔte louse 21?  
109 mosquito kakautewa mosquito 53  
110 spider bwari spider 47  
111 fish iʔa fish 1  
112 rotten word info ŋabo rotten 60  
113 branch word info rara-na branch 1, 33  
114 leaf rawa-na leaf 1  
115 root rari-na root 16  
116 flower taga flower 12  
117 fruit hua fruit 1  
118 grass haharisi grass 1  
119 earth/soil āno earth 1  
120 stone hau stone 1  
121 sand nunuʔu sand 41  
121 sand one sand 1  
122 water word info wai water 2  
123 to flow taretare flow    
124 sea asi sea 1  
125 salt      
126 lake      
127 woods/forest hasimou bush 70  
128 sky arɔ sky 13  
129 moon hura moon 1  
130 star hēʔu star 1, 51  
131 cloud word info roroto cloud 65  
132 fog waha fog 46  
133 rain raŋi rain 7  
134 thunder hita thunder 19  
135 lightning mararea lightning 53  
136 wind rɔʔa wind 54  
137 to blow word info uhi blow 4  
138 warm word info raorao warm 64  
139 cold word info wanusi cold 66  
140 dry word info mamaha dry 11  
141 wet mbuni wet 64  
142 heavy hihiʔa heavy 41  
143 fire ʔeu fire; irregular *i > e 33  
144 to burn word info nɔrɔ burn 59  
144 to burn word info suŋia burn 55  
145 smoke word info asuasu smoke 2  
146 ash dɔhu ashes 45  
147 black buruburuʔa black 10  
148 white mamahui white 59  
149 red waŋawaŋa red    
150 yellow togatogaʔa yellow 54  
151 green māmārawaʔa green 13  
152 small gere small 64  
152 small kekerei small 64  
153 big raha big 10  
154 short word info pwapwaku short 59  
155 long word info tewa long 15  
156 thin word info manihi thin 1  
157 thick word info ububuʔa thick 12  
158 narrow      
159 wide      
160 painful, sick mataʔi sick 1  
161 shy, ashamed      
162 old word info orea old (thing) x  
162 old word info wari old (person) 12, 97  
163 new haoru new 1  
164 good gɔrɔ good 55  
165 bad, evil taʔa bad 1  
166 correct, true ŋgoro correct    
167 night rodo night 11  
168 day daŋi day 6  
169 year harisi year 8  
170 when? word info oha heʔua when? 46  
171 to hide word info      
172 to climb word info      
173 at i at 1  
174 in, inside raro in 1  
174 in, inside siri in 70  
175 above      
176 below mbahai-na below    
177 this neini this 28  
178 that      
179 near ŋgaraŋi near 1, 75  
180 far haʔatau far 1, 18  
181 where? word info nahei where? 3  
182 I inau I (1sg) 1, 22  
183 thou iʔoe you (2sg) s  
184 he/she īa he 1  
185 we word info ʔimiria we (1du.excl)    
185 we word info igāu we (1pl.incl)    
185 we word info imeu we (1pl.excl) 2  
185 we word info igarā we (1du.incl) 24  
186 you imou you (2pl) 1  
186 you imurua you (2du) x  
186 you -mɔʔi your (2pl.poss) x  
186 you -mu your (2sg.poss) x  
187 they irau they (3pl) 1, 70  
187 they irarua they (3du) x  
188 what? word info taha what? 1  
189 who? word info iatei who? 1, 68  
190 other      
191 all      
192 and mana and 2, 40  
193 if ʔona if 39  
194 how? word info haheʔuā how? 1, 39  
195 no, not ʔaiʔa no 4, 70  
196 to count udumaʔi count; irregular *i > u 46  
197 One word info eta one 32  
198 Two word info rua two 1  
199 Three word info ɔru three 1  
200 Four word info hai four 1, 65  
201 Five word info rima five 1  
202 Six word info ɔnɔ six 1  
203 Seven word info mbiu seven; irregular *b > p 1  
204 Eight word info waru eight 3  
205 Nine word info siwa nine 5  
206 Ten word info taŋahuru ten 5  
207 Twenty word info      
208 Fifty word info      
209 One Hundred word info taʔi ʔaraŋi one hundred 29  
210 One Thousand word info taʔi meru one thousand 26  

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