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Language: Lau (North)

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 mouli left; irregular reflex of *w 1, 59  
3 right aolo right 10  
4 leg/foot ʔae-na leg; irregular *q > ʔ 1  
5 to walk lea i laŋi go up    
5 to walk lea go 139  
5 to walk sifo go down    
5 to walk fali walk 10  
6 road/path tala road 1  
7 to come idu mai come 1  
8 to turn word info abulo turn 32  
9 to swim ʔaraŋa swim 48  
9 to swim sisiu bathe 12  
10 dirty bilia dirty 13  
11 dust afufu dust 1  
12 skin uŋa-na skin 9  
13 back word info ogi-na back 30  
14 belly bɔerake-na belly; apparently morphologically complex 16  
15 bone suli-na bone 52  
15 bone ɔgina bone 41  
16 intestines ɔga-na guts 16  
17 liver fula-na liver    
18 breast susu-na breast 1  
19 shoulder      
20 to know, be knowledgeable saitamana know; irregular *a > i 35, 88  
21 to think manata think 15  
22 to fear mou fear 1  
23 blood ʔabu-na blood 5  
24 head ketena head 32  
24 head gwou head 9  
25 neck lua-na neck 18  
26 hair word info ifu-na hair (body) 13  
27 nose ŋɔŋɔra-na nose 61  
28 to breathe maŋo breathe 47  
29 to sniff, smell gasu smell    
29 to sniff, smell moko smell 13  
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 momoa vomit; irregular *u > o 1  
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 gwou drink; irregular labialisation of initial C 30, 48  
41 to bite ʔāle bite 1  
42 to suck noto suck 1, 28  
43 ear aliŋa-na ear 1  
44 to hear roŋo hear 1  
45 eye mā-na eye 1  
46 to see ada see 15  
47 to yawn      
48 to sleep teo sleep 61  
49 to lie down word info eno lie down 1  
50 to dream      
51 to sit gwouru sit 24  
52 to stand take stand 9  
53 person/human being imola person 7  
54 man/male wane man 1  
55 woman/female geni woman 8  
56 child wela child 8  
57 husband      
58 wife      
59 mother mother 8  
60 father father 1, 67  
61 house luma house 1  
62 thatch/roof ʔabesao thatch 1  
63 name sata-na name 1, 18  
64 to say bae say 13  
64 to say sae say 68  
65 rope oko rope 12  
65 rope dadalo rope    
65 rope inali rope; irregular initial ni- 1, 52  
66 to tie up, fasten kani tie 19  
67 to sew word info taia sew 2  
68 needle      
69 to hunt word info nani hunt 51  
69 to hunt word info fakwasi hunt 15  
70 to shoot word info      
71 to stab, pierce faŋainia stab 46  
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 mouri alive 1, 76  
76 to live, be alive mouri life 1, 76  
77 to scratch word info gama scratch 14  
78 to cut, hack word info ʔole cut (string) 67  
78 to cut, hack word info taba cut (wood) 66  
78 to cut, hack word info kinu cut nut X  
79 stick/wood      
80 to split word info fogā split 54  
81 sharp ʔala sharp 69  
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 ūbu swell 12  
88 to squeeze word info losi 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 falake-na egg 9  
99 feather ifu-na feather 7  
100 wing ʔaba-na wing 1, 12  
101 to fly laŋɔ fly (insect!) x  
101 to fly sisimi fly x  
101 to fly lofo fly 1  
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 ŋwa snake 12  
106 snake lɔi snake 15  
107 worm (earthworm)      
108 louse word info lite louse egg x20  
108 louse word info ʔū louse 1  
109 mosquito furunamu mosquito 1  
109 mosquito kutaŋo mosquito    
110 spider garo spider 11  
111 fish īa fish 1  
112 rotten word info fura rotten 18  
112 rotten word info dura rotten 75  
113 branch word info sasara branch 1, 17  
114 leaf ʔaba leaf 33  
115 root lali root 16  
116 flower tagāna flower 12  
117 fruit fufua fruit 1  
118 grass murua grass    
119 earth/soil gano earth 52  
120 stone fou stone; irregular *a > o 1  
121 sand one sand 1  
122 water word info kafo water 5  
123 to flow igwa flow 34  
124 sea asi sea 1  
125 salt      
126 lake      
127 woods/forest kwaena bush 68  
127 woods/forest masū bush 21  
128 sky salo sky 13  
129 moon sinali 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  
135 lightning sinamāru lightning 49  
136 wind ōru wind 13  
137 to blow word info ōru blow 58  
137 to blow word info ufilia blow 4  
138 warm word info ʔagoʔago 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 ere fire 7  
144 to burn word info sarufia burn 54  
145 smoke word info sasu smoke 2  
146 ash fua ashes 11  
147 black bora black 67  
148 white kwao white 16  
149 red kekero red 57  
150 yellow gogoa yellow 15  
151 green akasa green 54  
151 green maʔa green    
152 small toʔou 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 ūbuūbua thick 12  
158 narrow      
159 wide      
160 painful, sick matai sick 1  
161 shy, ashamed      
162 old word info kwali old (thing) x  
162 old word info waro old (person) 12  
163 new falu new 1  
164 good diana good 66  
165 bad, evil taʔa bad 1  
166 correct, true correct 6  
167 night rodo night 11  
168 day dani day 6  
169 year ŋali year 55  
169 year falisi year 8  
170 when? word info maŋa when? 37  
170 when? word info kada when? 36  
171 to hide word info      
172 to climb word info      
173 at ana at 7  
174 in, inside lalo in 1  
175 above      
176 below fara below 58  
177 this na 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  
183 thou iʔoe you (2sg) s  
184 he/she nia he 1, 6  
184 he/she inia he 1, 6  
185 we word info gemere we (1du.excl) 2  
185 we word info golu we (1pl.incl) 22  
185 we word info gia we (1pl.incl) 2  
185 we word info gemelu we (1pl.excl) 2  
185 we word info gami we (1pl.excl) 2  
185 we word info goro we (1du.incl) 22  
186 you gomolu you (2pl) 1, 32  
186 you gamu you (2pl) 1  
186 you gomoro you (2du) x  
186 you molu your (2pl.poss) x  
186 you -miu your (2pl.poss) x  
186 you -mu your (2sg.poss) x  
187 they dālu they (3pl) 28  
187 they gera they (3pl); irregular *k > g 1, 69  
187 they dāro they (3du) x  
188 what? word info 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 eta one 32  
198 Two word info rua two 1  
199 Three word info olu three 1  
200 Four word info fai four 1, 65  
201 Five word info lima five 1  
202 Six word info ɔno six 1  
203 Seven word info fiu seven 1  
204 Eight word info kwalu 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 talaŋe one hundred 39  
210 One Thousand word info tōni one thousand 30  

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