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

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