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Language: Halia (Selau)

Source/Author:  Malcolm Ross, Helen Tapune, Josephine Wapiu 
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Classification:  Austronesian:Malayo-Polynesian:Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian:Eastern Malayo-Polynesian:Oceanic:Western Oceanic:Meso Melanesian:New Ireland:South New Ireland-Northwest Solomonic:Nehan-North Bougainville:Buka:Halia 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
1 hand lima arm 1  
1 hand lima arm 1  
2 left kerka   17  
3 right madou   5, 13  
4 leg/foot a mu nen   61  
5 to walk tatala (he) goes 32  
5 to walk la (he) goes 1, 69  
6 road/path      
7 to come lama   1, 85  
8 to turn word info      
9 to swim tsubu      
10 dirty kokoriana   5  
11 dust      
12 skin a pempem nen      
13 back word info mur   3  
14 belly a tor nen      
15 bone a tsinu nen   9  
16 intestines      
17 liver a kakala nen   8  
18 breast a su na tawor chest 1  
19 shoulder warwaranen nen = his? 1  
20 to know, be knowledgeable atina   35  
21 to think      
22 to fear      
23 blood a rawatsing nen   8  
24 head gono      
25 neck tongtongolo      
26 hair word info kasu      
27 nose mata      
28 to breathe wosa   43  
29 to sniff, smell soka na ka   91  
30 mouth es      
31 tooth luwo molar tooth 1, 35  
32 tongue mia   7  
33 to laugh gol   59  
34 to cry ngara   5  
35 to vomit luwa   8  
36 to spit könömsö Spittle 14, 22  
37 to eat nuna      
38 to chew word info korayia (he) chews (betelnut) 29  
39 to cook word info rakuna bakes (in earth oven)    
39 to cook word info wuna turu bakes (over fire) 54  
39 to cook word info wagollo na turu boils (in water) 53  
40 to drink wana   28  
41 to bite wikoto (dog) bites 12  
42 to suck      
43 ear ngorngoro      
44 to hear rongono   1, 36  
45 eye wuru e kani kasunen      
46 to see tara   15  
47 to yawn mumoa   19  
48 to sleep sowo (he) falls asleep 13  
49 to lie down word info      
50 to dream tsuna sowo a dream    
51 to sit gumna is sitting 79  
52 to stand turna is standing 37  
53 person/human being asana      
54 man/male tson   46  
55 woman/female tawor   56  
56 child kus tonen      
57 husband tson   56  
58 wife tawor      
59 mother tsinanen   1  
60 father tamanen   1  
61 house ruma   1  
62 thatch/roof      
63 name soro   24  
64 to say ranga   76  
65 rope      
66 to tie up, fasten kits (he) ties (a knot) 20  
67 to sew word info      
68 needle      
69 to hunt word info      
70 to shoot word info      
71 to stab, pierce      
72 to hit word info      
73 to steal kopna   15  
74 to kill atung   18  
75 to die, be dead mati   1  
76 to live, be alive tutu living (pig) 8  
77 to scratch word info makalana an itch    
78 to cut, hack word info      
79 stick/wood      
80 to split word info      
81 sharp      
82 dull, blunt      
83 to work word info      
84 to plant laba kumal      
85 to choose      
86 to grow word info rei galana 94. (plant) grows    
87 to swell word info      
88 to squeeze word info pots   18  
89 to hold word info      
90 to dig      
91 to buy      
92 to open, uncover kabta matirma      
93 to pound, beat word info      
94 to throw word info      
95 to fall word info      
96 dog kas   31  
97 bird apena      
98 egg nuta   17  
99 feather saba   8  
100 wing pakpaka   33  
101 to fly apena tapara (bird) flies    
102 rat kiso   3, 88  
103 meat/flesh benu   19  
104 fat/grease mola nen fat (on a person) 1, 65  
105 tail wusun kas   44  
106 snake kotsi      
107 worm (earthworm) katsinputa      
108 louse word info wut   1  
109 mosquito kusi   15  
110 spider      
111 fish yena   1  
112 rotten word info      
113 branch word info      
114 leaf kalan rei   15  
115 root aran rei      
116 flower      
117 fruit      
118 grass gaias Tok Pisin loan   L
118 grass kuni kunai. Tok Pisin loan   L
119 earth/soil puta   41  
120 stone wat   1  
121 sand kotarna   45  
122 water word info ramun   1  
123 to flow      
124 sea tasi   1  
125 salt      
126 lake      
127 woods/forest ratu   24  
128 sky kolu   76  
129 moon      
130 star      
131 cloud word info a kuma      
132 fog kuma      
133 rain a langits   7  
134 thunder pulagunu   23  
135 lightning wakats      
136 wind lomlomo (wind) blows 49  
137 to blow word info lomlomo wut      
138 warm word info wiskina hot 29  
139 cold word info wamurna      
140 dry word info parka   17  
141 wet pursu   72  
142 heavy      
143 fire tura      
144 to burn word info tura ats burns (grass)    
144 to burn word info watsi burns (grass) 49  
145 smoke word info ruu   25  
146 ash kou   1, 69  
147 black kukun   13  
148 white wiaka      
149 red ruru      
150 yellow tomon   50  
151 green      
152 small gongonia      
153 big pakum      
154 short word info kokota      
155 long word info ngangawa   50  
156 thin word info      
157 thick word info      
158 narrow      
159 wide      
160 painful, sick kame na pi a sore    
160 painful, sick kame na kamits a pain    
161 shy, ashamed      
162 old word info tonivana      
163 new buntsu      
164 good niga   72  
165 bad, evil omi   46  
166 correct, true      
167 night a beng   1  
168 day kran   6  
169 year      
170 when? word info      
171 to hide word info      
172 to climb word info      
173 at      
174 in, inside      
175 above      
176 below      
177 this ni   1  
178 that susku that (nearby)    
178 that na that (far away)    
179 near      
180 far      
181 where? word info      
182 I la   x  
183 thou      
184 he/she e he 1  
184 he/she e she 1  
185 we word info mami we two (excl) 1  
185 we word info ra i rar we two (incl.)    
185 we word info mam we (excl.) 1  
185 we word info arar we (incl.)    
186 you ali you (sing.) x  
186 you amu i rar you (pl.) 1  
186 you amu woboto you 1  
187 they nori irar they two x  
187 they nori they (plural) 25  
188 what? word info nawa      
189 who? word info si   1, 28  
190 other musa      
191 all woboto   51  
192 and      
193 if      
194 how? word info      
195 no, not moia   62  
196 to count      
197 One word info tua   47  
198 Two word info wiar < *pua- 'round obj' + *rua '2' 1  
199 Three word info pisa   4  
200 Four word info wats   1, 65  
201 Five word info lum   1  
202 Six word info      
203 Seven word info      
204 Eight word info      
205 Nine word info tosie   22  
206 Ten word info malto   22  
207 Twenty word info      
208 Fifty word info      
209 One Hundred word info      
210 One Thousand word info      

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