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Language: Lau (Walade)

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:Malaita:Northern 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
1 hand aba-na arm 2  
2 left mɔule left; irregular reflex of *w; irregular *i > e 1, 59  
3 right aɔlɔ right 10  
4 leg/foot ʔae-na leg; irregular *q > ʔ 1  
5 to walk fali walk 10  
5 to walk lea i ano go down    
5 to walk lea go 139  
5 to walk lea i laŋi go up    
6 road/path tala road 1  
7 to come lea mai come 1, 86  
8 to turn word info abulɔ turn 32  
9 to swim sisiu bathe 12  
9 to swim ʔaraŋa swim 48  
10 dirty bilia dirty 13  
11 dust sasafua dust    
12 skin uŋa-na skin 9  
13 back word info ɔgi-na back 30  
14 belly ga-na belly; irregular loss of initial *o 36  
15 bone ɔgi-na bone 41  
16 intestines ga-na guts; irregular loss of initial *o 16  
17 liver      
18 breast      
19 shoulder      
20 to know, be knowledgeable saitamana know; irregular *a > i 35, 88  
21 to think manata think 15  
22 to fear mɔu fear 1  
23 blood ʔabu-na blood 5  
24 head kete-na head 32  
25 neck lua-na neck 18  
26 hair word info īfu-na hair (body) 13  
27 nose ŋɔŋɔra-na nose 61  
28 to breathe maŋɔ breathe 47  
29 to sniff, smell      
30 mouth faka-na mouth; irregular *o > a 43  
31 tooth lifɔ-na tooth 1, 35  
32 tongue mea-na tongue 7  
33 to laugh waela laugh 12  
34 to cry āŋi cry 1  
35 to vomit      
36 to spit ŋisu spit 14, 58  
37 to eat faŋa eat 1, 53  
38 to chew word info      
39 to cook word info      
40 to drink gwɔugwɔu drink; irregular labialisation of initial C 30, 48  
41 to bite ʔale bite 1  
42 to suck ʔɔme suck 17, 84  
43 ear āliŋa-na ear 1  
44 to hear rɔŋɔ hear 1  
45 eye mā-na eye 1  
46 to see ada see 15  
47 to yawn      
48 to sleep tɛɔ sleep 61  
49 to lie down word info uruŋa lie down    
50 to dream      
51 to sit gouru sit 24  
52 to stand take stand 9  
53 person/human being imɔla person 7  
54 man/male wane man 1  
55 woman/female geni woman 8  
56 child wɛla child 8  
57 husband      
58 wife      
59 mother te mother 8  
60 father ma father 1, 67  
61 house luma house 1  
62 thatch/roof      
63 name sata-na name 1, 18  
64 to say haea say 68  
64 to say saea say 68  
65 rope inali rope; irregular initial ni- 1, 52  
66 to tie up, fasten kani tie 19  
67 to sew word info tai sew 2  
68 needle      
69 to hunt word info nani hunt 51  
70 to shoot word info      
71 to stab, pierce tafai stab    
72 to hit word info kwae hit (stick); irregular *i > e 16  
72 to hit word info rabu hit (stick) 42  
73 to steal beli steal 12  
74 to kill sau kill 18  
75 to die, be dead mae die 1  
76 to live, be alive mɔuri life 1, 76  
76 to live, be alive mɔuri alive 1, 76  
77 to scratch word info gama scratch 14  
78 to cut, hack word info kinu cut nut X  
78 to cut, hack word info lae cut (wood) 68  
78 to cut, hack word info taba cut (wood) 66  
78 to cut, hack word info ʔɔle cut (string) 67  
79 stick/wood      
80 to split word info seka split    
81 sharp ʔala sharp 69  
82 dull, blunt kumu blunt; irregular *o > u 17  
82 dull, blunt blunt 35  
83 to work word info rao work 14  
84 to plant      
85 to choose      
86 to grow word info      
87 to swell word info ubu swell 12  
88 to squeeze word info lɔsi squeeze 19  
89 to hold word info dau hold 17  
90 to dig ʔeli dig 1  
91 to buy      
92 to open, uncover      
93 to pound, beat word info      
94 to throw word info      
95 to fall word info ʔasia fall 18  
96 dog kui dog 7  
97 bird manu bird 1  
98 egg falage egg 9  
99 feather īfu-na feather 7  
100 wing ʔaba-na wing 1, 12  
101 to fly lɔfɔ fly 1  
101 to fly sisimi fly x  
102 rat goua rat 67  
102 rat ʔasufe rat 3  
103 meat/flesh marikɔ-na meat/flesh 52  
104 fat/grease ragufa-na fat/grease 17  
105 tail kikiu-na tail 1, 58  
106 snake lɔi snake 15  
106 snake wa snake 12  
107 worm (earthworm)      
108 louse word info ʔū louse 1  
108 louse word info lite louse egg x20  
109 mosquito kaukau mosquito    
110 spider kaukau spider    
111 fish īʔa fish 1  
112 rotten word info dura rotten 75  
113 branch word info sasare branch 1, 17  
114 leaf ʔabe leaf 33  
115 root lali root 16  
116 flower      
117 fruit fufua fruit 1  
118 grass      
119 earth/soil ganɔ earth 52  
120 stone fɔu stone; irregular *a > o 1  
121 sand ɔne sand 1  
122 water word info kafɔ water 5  
123 to flow igwa flow 34  
124 sea asi sea 1  
125 salt      
126 lake      
127 woods/forest masū bush 21  
127 woods/forest kwaena bush 68  
128 sky salo sky 13  
129 moon siŋali moon 37  
130 star bubulu star 14  
131 cloud word info barobaro cloud 17  
132 fog dasa fog 44  
133 rain uta rain 1  
134 thunder kururu thunder 2, 64  
134 thunder loulou thunder 20  
135 lightning sinamaʔaru lightning 49  
136 wind ɔru wind 13  
137 to blow word info ɔru blow 58  
138 warm word info ʔagɔʔagɔ warm 13  
139 cold word info gwagwari cold 13  
140 dry word info lalaŋa dry 49  
141 wet gwini wet 46  
142 heavy gulu heavy 11  
143 fire ɛre fire 7  
144 to burn word info sarufia burn 54  
145 smoke word info sasu smoke 2  
146 ash fua ashes 11  
147 black bubulua black 10  
148 white kwakwafurerea white    
149 red kekerɔa red 57  
150 yellow gɔgɔa yellow 15  
151 green akasa green 54  
152 small tuʔu small 60  
153 big baita big 15  
154 short word info kukuru short 13  
155 long word info tekwa long 15  
156 thin word info rauraua thin 33  
157 thick word info ubuubua thick 12  
158 narrow      
159 wide      
160 painful, sick matai sick 1  
161 shy, ashamed      
162 old word info warɔ old (person) 12  
162 old word info kwali old (thing) x  
163 new fālu new 1  
164 good diana good 66  
165 bad, evil taʔa bad 1  
166 correct, true correct 6  
167 night rɔdɔ night 11  
168 day dani day 6  
169 year falisi year 8  
169 year ŋali year 55  
170 when? word info kada when? 36  
170 when? word info maŋa when? 37  
171 to hide word info      
172 to climb word info      
173 at ana at 7  
174 in, inside lalɔ in 1  
175 above      
176 below fara below 58  
177 this ne this 1  
178 that      
179 near garaŋi near 1, 75  
180 far tau far 1  
181 where? word info ifai where? 3  
182 I nau I (1sg) 1, 22  
183 thou ʔoe you (2sg) s  
184 he/she nia he 1, 6  
185 we word info goro we (1du.incl) 22  
185 we word info gɛmɛlu we (1pl.excl) 2  
185 we word info golu we (1pl.incl) 22  
185 we word info gɛmere we (1du.excl) 2  
186 you gɔmoro you (2du) x  
186 you gomolu you (2pl) 1, 32  
187 they dārɔ they (3du) x  
187 they gera they (3pl); irregular *k > g 1, 69  
187 they dālu they (3pl) 28  
188 what? word info ta what? 1, 52  
189 who? word info tei who? 1  
190 other      
191 all      
192 and fainia and 38  
193 if le if 35  
194 how? word info ʔutā how? 33  
195 no, not laŋi no 72  
196 to count idu count 46  
197 One word info ɛta one 32  
198 Two word info rua two 1  
199 Three word info ɔlu three 1  
200 Four word info fai four 1, 65  
201 Five word info lima five 1  
202 Six word info ɔnɔ six 1  
203 Seven word info fiu seven 1  
204 Eight word info kwatu eight 3  
205 Nine word info sikwa nine 5  
206 Ten word info taŋafulu ten 5  
207 Twenty word info      
208 Fifty word info      
209 One Hundred word info te taŋalau one hundred 4, 38  
210 One Thousand word info te tɔni dɔ one thousand 30  

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