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

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