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Language: Nukuoro

Source/Author:  POLLEX 2000 (Bruce Biggs & Ross Clark) 
Identifiers:  ISO-639-3:nkr  Glottocode: nuku1260 
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Data Entry:  Typed By: Simon Greenhill  Checked By: Simon Greenhill 
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Classification:  Austronesian:Malayo-Polynesian:Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian:Eastern Malayo-Polynesian:Oceanic:Central-Eastern Oceanic:Remote Oceanic:Central Pacific:East Fijian-Polynesian:Polynesian:Nuclear:Samoic-Outlier:Ellicean 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
175 above lunga Up, above 9  
191 all hu/gadoo/ All (of things) 13  
192 and ma And, including, and so, with 2  
146 ash lehu Ashes 67  
173 at i At (preposed particle) 1  
13 back word info dua   11  
165 bad, evil saa Bad 1  
14 belly gona Navel 8  
14 belly dinae   19, 34  
176 below lalo Below, under 8  
153 big lau/malie Pollex 06: Lau/malie. :Big, great.    
97 bird manu lele Bird 1  
147 black uli Dark in colour 7  
23 blood dodo Blood (Crl) 4  
15 bone ivi Bone 52, 5  
113 branch word info laa Branch 1  
18 breast gaanunu   3  
56 child dama Child 6  
131 cloud word info      
139 cold word info magalili Feel cold 1, 52  
166 correct, true abo Pollex 06: Abo. :Capable; correct (suitable), true; feel comfortable (Crl).    
168 day ao Daylight 1, 54  
168 day laani   6  
10 dirty gelegele   10  
96 dog gaatu 'cat'?-MW    
140 dry word info      
82 dull, blunt      
11 dust buugelegele   24?  
43 ear dalinga Ear (Crl) 1  
119 earth/soil gele/gele Sand, dirt 10  
98 egg ŋako   36  
204 Eight word info valu Pollex 06: Valu. :Eight. 3  
45 eye ganomada Pollex 06: Ganomada. :Eye. 1, 18  
180 far mmao Distant 13  
104 fat/grease sunu Oil slick 12  
60 father dama/na Father, uncle, person in a fatherly relationship (Crl) 1  
99 feather      
208 Fifty word info      
143 fire ahi Fire 1  
111 fish iga Fish n 1  
201 Five word info lima Hand, arm.(Source: Pollex) 1  
116 flower hungahunga-nui Flower of the coconut tree 1  
132 fog      
200 Four word info haa Four 1, 66  
117 fruit hua Bear fruit, fish roe 1  
164 good malie Good (of food and certain activities) (Crl) 16  
118 grass      
151 green nu/ui Pollex 06: Nu/ui. :Green. 61  
26 hair word info hulu Hair (on body) 31  
26 hair word info ngae as single hair on head (or forehead) 29  
26 hair word info ngangailu as hair generally on head 29  
26 hair word info ŋaŋaulu   29  
1 hand lima Hand, arm 1, 64  
184 he/she      
24 head ulu Topmost part 1  
24 head biho   10  
142 heavy dae/maha/ Heavy, oppressive 46, 66  
61 house hale House 14  
194 how? word info behee Like what? 11  
57 husband bodu daane   14  
182 I au I First person singular (Possessive) 1, 21  
182 I -gu I First person singular (Possessive) x  
193 if me/le Hypothetical (Ply 1970) 5  
174 in, inside lodo Inside, lagoon 5  
16 intestines      
126 lake lodo Lagoon (Crl) 6  
114 leaf lau Leaf 1  
2 left masui Left (not right) 1, 59, 74  
4 leg/foot vae Foot (including leg) 1, 100  
135 lightning laba Flash (as lightning) 9  
135 lightning uila Lightning 2  
17 liver ade Liver 1  
155 long word info lloa Long a 12, 105  
108 louse word info gudu Louse 1  
54 man/male daane Man, male (Crl) 1, 11  
103 meat/flesh kano Quality, meat, flesh (Crl) 14  
129 moon maa-sina Moon 37, 5  
109 mosquito namu Mosquito 1  
59 mother dinana Mother, dam 1  
30 mouth ngudu Mouth 2  
63 name ingoo Name 6  
158 narrow gasogaso Pollex 06: <Gasogaso. :Narrow (Crl)>.    
179 near      
25 neck ua Neck 18  
68 needle te/au/ Tattooing needle (Kubary) 1  
68 needle siga Needle spool 9  
163 new hoou New 1  
167 night boo Night 1  
205 Nine word info siva Nine.(Source: Pollex) 5  
195 no, not      
27 nose usu Nose Nose (Crl) 1  
27 nose uhu Nose Nose (Crl) 1  
162 old word info duai Old, in the past (Crl) 48  
197 One word info dahi One (Crl) 41  
209 One Hundred word info lau Hundred.(Source: Pollex) 2  
210 One Thousand word info mano Thousand.(Source: Pollex) 2  
190 other      
160 painful, sick mmae Pain 10  
53 person/human being dangada Person, human being (Crl) 1, 66, 97  
133 rain ua Rain 1  
102 rat      
149 red mea Reddish 1  
3 right madau Right (side) 5, 13  
6 road/path haiava Road, pathway (for going), track, ocean liner    
115 root aga Root of tree or plant 2  
65 rope maea Rope type (thickest) 10  
112 rotten word info bala Soft, mushy 13  
112 rotten word info bobo Rotten 14  
125 salt dai Lagoon, sea, salt 20  
121 sand ssu/oni/oni Sand 1  
124 sea moana Open sea 10  
124 sea dai Lagoon, sea salt 1  
203 Seven word info hidu Seven.(Source: Pollex) 1  
81 sharp ha/kaa To sharpen (a knife) 14, 15  
154 short word info bodo/bodo Short 9  
19 shoulder bakau Pollex 06: Bakau. :Wing, shoulder. 22  
161 shy, ashamed doga/a Bashful, shy, ashamed, embarrassed (Crl)    
202 Six word info ono   1  
12 skin gili Skin 1  
128 sky langi Rain, heaven, sky 1  
152 small lega/lega Smallness Small 13  
152 small l/ligi/ fine 66  
145 smoke word info useahi (Crl) 2  
106 snake      
110 spider neveneve Spider 1  
130 star heduu Star 1  
79 stick/wood laagau Pollex 06: Laagau. :Wood. 1, 26  
120 stone hadu Stone, rock 1  
105 tail      
206 Ten word info mada/angahulu/ Ten objects.(Source: Pollex) 5  
178 that tenaa   1  
62 thatch/roof      
187 they go'doū   1, 72  
157 thick word info maadolu Thick 3  
156 thin word info      
177 this tenei   7, 1  
183 thou goe Second person singular, thou 1  
183 thou goe Second person singular, thou 1  
199 Three word info dolu Three (Crl) 1  
134 thunder hatuli Thunder 14  
41 to bite gadi Bite, nip v 1, 55  
137 to blow word info angi Blow gently (Wind) 8  
137 to blow word info busi Blow with mouth 6  
137 to blow word info s/sau/ Blow (of wind) 12  
28 to breathe manava Breath, breathe 1  
28 to breathe manava Pollex 06: Manava. :Breath, breathe. 1  
144 to burn word info duungia   1, 7  
144 to burn word info dudu Perfective of dudu set fire to 1, 6  
91 to buy      
38 to chew word info ngau Chew 8  
38 to chew word info ngungu Chew, masticate 9  
85 to choose hili Pick, choose 1  
172 to climb word info gage Climb 32  
7 to come hu mai   1, 44  
39 to cook word info dao Bake (Crl) 10  
196 to count dau Count, read (Crl) 8  
34 to cry dangi Cry, weep 1  
78 to cut, hack word info àmu Cut something (Crl) 15  
78 to cut, hack word info modu Cut off 54, 14  
78 to cut, hack word info sele Chop down 16  
78 to cut, hack word info tuu Cut something 17  
75 to die, be dead made Die 1  
90 to dig geli Dig v 1  
50 to dream midi Dream 36  
40 to drink unu Drink (Crl) 1  
37 to eat gai Eat 1, 47  
95 to fall word info      
22 to fear madagu Afraid, scared 1  
123 to flow sali Flow 24  
101 to fly lele Fly, jump 11  
86 to grow word info somo grow, develop, coconut apple.(Crl) 7  
44 to hear longo Hear, feel, news 1  
171 to hide word info mmuni Hidden 1, 67  
72 to hit word info bagi/a Hit, by wind, spear, etc 6  
72 to hit word info badu Hit/tap with hand/foot, kick 7  
72 to hit word info daa Strike, beat, kill (Crl) 10  
72 to hit word info dugi Punch, hit, strike, pound (Crl) 8  
89 to hold word info      
69 to hunt word info      
74 to kill daa Strike, beat, kill (Crl) 8  
20 to know, be knowledgeable ilo/o Know 13  
33 to laugh gada Laugh 7  
49 to lie down word info baini gi lalo      
76 to live, be alive      
92 to open, uncover mahuge Pollex 06: Mahuge. :Opened, uncovered (Crl).    
84 to plant doo Plant (something) 4  
93 to pound, beat word info dugi Punch, hit, strike, pound (Crl) 2  
64 to say      
77 to scratch word info la/aladi/ To scratch an itch (Crl) 10  
77 to scratch word info lagu Claw 9  
46 to see gide See 1  
67 to sew word info dui Sew (Crl) 13, 16  
70 to shoot word info tili      
51 to sit noho Sit, stay 16  
48 to sleep moe Sleep 10, 109  
29 to sniff, smell he/songi/ Touch noses, smell 9  
29 to sniff, smell tuŋa   45  
36 to spit      
80 to split word info      
88 to squeeze word info kumi Squeeze by grabbing 14  
71 to stab, pierce sugi Pierce, stab 1, 8  
71 to stab, pierce daalo Stab, skewer (Crl) 10  
71 to stab, pierce daalo/a To have been stabbed (especially accidentally) (Crl) 10  
52 to stand duu Stand 2  
73 to steal gaiaa Steal 7  
42 to suck midi   8  
87 to swell word info      
9 to swim      
21 to think maanadu Think, thought 9  
94 to throw word info maga Throw v 11  
66 to tie up, fasten hau Tie up 11  
66 to tie up, fasten noa fasten by tying Tied 15  
8 to turn word info huli as in turn over 15  
8 to turn word info hage as to change direction    
35 to vomit haga/lue/ia Vomit 8  
5 to walk saele Walk around, wander 6  
5 to walk haka/taahao Go for a walk, stroll (Ebt) 7  
5 to walk sesee   4  
83 to work word info haihegao   26  
47 to yawn maava Yawn [<] 19, 39  
32 tongue alelo Tongue 15  
31 tooth niho Tooth 1  
207 Twenty word info      
198 Two word info lua Two 1  
138 warm word info mahana Hot 1, 72  
122 water word info vai Water, liquid 2  
185 we word info gida/adeu We inclusive 1, 39  
141 wet s/sui Pollex 06: S/sui. :Wet. 11  
188 what? word info aha What? 1  
170 when? word info aahee When? (indefinite future) 5  
181 where? word info i/hee/ Where? 3, 35  
148 white dea White (only in compunds) (Crl) 8  
189 who? word info go/ai/ Who? 1  
159 wide      
58 wife bodu hahine   5, 68  
136 wind madangi Wind, gas, flatus 1, 66  
136 wind s/sau/ Blow (of wind) 10  
100 wing bakau Wing, shoulder 1, 59  
100 wing pakhau Wing (Ebt) 1, 81  
100 wing bakau Wing, shoulder 1, 59  
100 wing pakhau Wing (Ebt) 1, 81  
55 woman/female hahine Woman (Singular) 1, 106  
55 woman/female hine Female, woman 1, 41  
127 woods/forest vao Wilderness 14  
107 worm (earthworm) dangaloa Pollex 06: Dangaloa. :Silver Bush (Sophora tormentosa); earthworm; shooting star.    
169 year      
150 yellow gano/ango Pollex 06: Gano/ango. :Yellow (Crl). 9?  
186 you      

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