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

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