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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:
19 shoulder      
38 to chew word info      
39 to cook word info      
47 to yawn      
50 to dream      
57 husband      
58 wife      
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      
76 to live, be alive mouri alive 1, 76  
192 and fainia and 38  
1 hand aba-na arm 2  
146 ash fua ashes 11  
173 at ana at 7  
13 back word info ogi-na back 30  
165 bad, evil taʔa bad 1  
9 to swim sisiu bathe 12  
14 belly bɔerake-na belly; apparently morphologically complex 16  
176 below fara below 58  
153 big baita big 15  
97 bird manu bird 1  
41 to bite ʔāle bite 1  
147 black bora black 67  
23 blood ʔabu-na blood 5  
137 to blow word info ōru blow 58  
137 to blow word info ufilia blow 4  
82 dull, blunt blunt 35  
15 bone suli-na bone 52  
15 bone ɔgina bone 41  
113 branch word info sasara branch 1, 17  
18 breast susu-na breast 1  
28 to breathe maŋo breathe 47  
144 to burn word info sarufia burn 54  
127 woods/forest kwaena bush 68  
127 woods/forest masū bush 21  
56 child wela child 8  
131 cloud word info barobaro cloud 17  
139 cold word info gwagwari cold 13  
7 to come idu mai come 1  
166 correct, true correct 6  
196 to count idu count 46  
34 to cry āŋi cry 1  
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  
168 day dani day 6  
75 to die, be dead mae die 1  
90 to dig ʔeli dig 1  
10 dirty bilia dirty 13  
96 dog kui dog 7  
40 to drink gwou drink; irregular labialisation of initial C 30, 48  
140 dry word info lalaŋa dry 49  
11 dust afufu dust 1  
43 ear aliŋa-na ear 1  
119 earth/soil gano earth 52  
37 to eat faŋa eat 1, 53  
98 egg falake-na egg 9  
204 Eight word info kwalu eight 3  
45 eye mā-na eye 1  
95 to fall word info ʔasia fall 18  
180 far tau far 1  
104 fat/grease ragufa-na fat/grease 17  
60 father father 1, 67  
22 to fear mou fear 1  
99 feather ifu-na feather 7  
143 fire ere fire 7  
111 fish īa fish 1  
201 Five word info lima five 1  
123 to flow igwa flow 34  
116 flower tagāna flower 12  
101 to fly sisimi fly x  
101 to fly lofo fly 1  
101 to fly laŋɔ fly (insect!) x  
132 fog dasa fog 44  
200 Four word info fai four 1, 65  
117 fruit fufua fruit 1  
5 to walk lea go 139  
5 to walk sifo go down    
5 to walk lea i laŋi go up    
164 good diana good 66  
118 grass murua grass    
151 green akasa green 54  
151 green maʔa green    
16 intestines ɔga-na guts 16  
26 hair word info ifu-na hair (body) 13  
184 he/she nia he 1, 6  
184 he/she inia he 1, 6  
24 head ketena head 32  
24 head gwou head 9  
44 to hear roŋo hear 1  
142 heavy gulu heavy 11  
72 to hit word info rabu hit (stick) 42  
89 to hold word info dau hold 17  
61 house luma house 1  
194 how? word info ʔutā how? 33  
69 to hunt word info nani hunt 51  
69 to hunt word info fakwasi hunt 15  
182 I nau I (1sg) 1, 22  
193 if le if 35  
174 in, inside lalo in 1  
74 to kill sau kill 18  
20 to know, be knowledgeable saitamana know; irregular *a > i 35, 88  
33 to laugh waela laugh 12  
114 leaf ʔaba leaf 33  
2 left mouli left; irregular reflex of *w 1, 59  
4 leg/foot ʔae-na leg; irregular *q > ʔ 1  
49 to lie down word info eno lie down 1  
76 to live, be alive mouri life 1, 76  
135 lightning sinamāru lightning 49  
17 liver fula-na liver    
155 long word info tekwa long 15  
108 louse word info ʔū louse 1  
108 louse word info lite louse egg x20  
54 man/male wane man 1  
103 meat/flesh marikɔ-na meat/flesh 52  
129 moon sinali moon 37  
109 mosquito furunamu mosquito 1  
109 mosquito kutaŋo mosquito    
59 mother mother 8  
30 mouth faka-na mouth; irregular *o > a 43  
63 name sata-na name 1, 18  
179 near garaŋi near 1, 75  
25 neck lua-na neck 18  
163 new falu new 1  
167 night rodo night 11  
205 Nine word info sikwa nine 5  
195 no, not laŋi no 72  
27 nose ŋɔŋɔra-na nose 61  
162 old word info waro old (person) 12  
162 old word info kwali old (thing) x  
197 One word info eta one 32  
209 One Hundred word info talaŋe one hundred 39  
210 One Thousand word info tōni one thousand 30  
53 person/human being imola person 7  
133 rain uta rain 1  
102 rat ʔasufe rat 3  
149 red kekero red 57  
3 right aolo right 10  
6 road/path tala road 1  
115 root lali root 16  
65 rope oko rope 12  
65 rope dadalo rope    
65 rope inali rope; irregular initial ni- 1, 52  
112 rotten word info fura rotten 18  
112 rotten word info dura rotten 75  
121 sand one sand 1  
64 to say bae say 13  
64 to say sae say 68  
77 to scratch word info gama scratch 14  
124 sea asi sea 1  
46 to see ada see 15  
203 Seven word info fiu seven 1  
67 to sew word info taia sew 2  
81 sharp ʔala sharp 69  
154 short word info kukuru short 13  
160 painful, sick matai sick 1  
51 to sit gwouru sit 24  
202 Six word info ɔno six 1  
12 skin uŋa-na skin 9  
128 sky salo sky 13  
48 to sleep teo sleep 61  
152 small toʔou small 60  
29 to sniff, smell gasu smell    
29 to sniff, smell moko smell 13  
145 smoke word info sasu smoke 2  
106 snake ŋwa snake 12  
106 snake lɔi snake 15  
110 spider garo spider 11  
36 to spit ŋisu spit 14, 58  
80 to split word info fogā split 54  
88 to squeeze word info losi squeeze 19  
71 to stab, pierce faŋainia stab 46  
52 to stand take stand 9  
130 star bubulu star 14  
73 to steal beli steal 12  
120 stone fou stone; irregular *a > o 1  
42 to suck noto suck 1, 28  
87 to swell word info ūbu swell 12  
9 to swim ʔaraŋa swim 48  
105 tail kikiu-na tail 1, 58  
206 Ten word info taŋafulu ten 5  
62 thatch/roof ʔabesao thatch 1  
187 they dāro they (3du) x  
187 they dālu they (3pl) 28  
187 they gera they (3pl); irregular *k > g 1, 69  
157 thick word info ūbuūbua thick 12  
156 thin word info rauraua thin 33  
21 to think manata think 15  
177 this na this 1  
199 Three word info olu three 1  
134 thunder kururu thunder 2, 64  
66 to tie up, fasten kani tie 19  
32 tongue mea-na tongue 7  
31 tooth lifɔ-na tooth 1, 35  
8 to turn word info abulo turn 32  
198 Two word info rua two 1  
35 to vomit momoa vomit; irregular *u > o 1  
5 to walk fali walk 10  
138 warm word info ʔagoʔago warm 13  
122 water word info kafo water 5  
185 we word info gemere we (1du.excl) 2  
185 we word info goro we (1du.incl) 22  
185 we word info gemelu we (1pl.excl) 2  
185 we word info gami we (1pl.excl) 2  
185 we word info golu we (1pl.incl) 22  
185 we word info gia we (1pl.incl) 2  
141 wet gwini wet 46  
188 what? word info what? 1, 52  
170 when? word info maŋa when? 37  
170 when? word info kada when? 36  
181 where? word info ifai where? 3  
148 white kwao white 16  
189 who? word info tei who? 1  
136 wind ōru wind 13  
100 wing ʔaba-na wing 1, 12  
55 woman/female geni woman 8  
83 to work word info rao work 14  
169 year ŋali year 55  
169 year falisi year 8  
150 yellow gogoa yellow 15  
186 you gomoro you (2du) x  
186 you gomolu you (2pl) 1, 32  
186 you gamu you (2pl) 1  
183 thou ʔoe you (2sg) s  
183 thou iʔoe you (2sg) s  
186 you molu your (2pl.poss) x  
186 you -miu your (2pl.poss) x  
186 you -mu your (2sg.poss) x  

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