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

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