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

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