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Language: Fijian (Suva Dialect)

Source/Author:  J. Saunders from informant Josefa Are Nakaivalu 
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Data Entry:  Typed By: Simon Greenhill  Checked By:  
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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:East Fijian 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
1 hand ligamu irregular medial C (see Pollex) 1  
2 left mawi   1, 59  
3 right matau   5, 13  
4 leg/foot yava   25  
5 to walk mo iako   1  
6 road/path gauni sala   1  
7 to come lako mai   1, 85  
8 to turn word info mo vuki      
9 to swim mo qalo   11  
10 dirty duka   17  
11 dust kuyu   24  
12 skin kuli ni yagomu   1  
13 back word info muri   3  
14 belly ketemu   7  
15 bone sui   52  
16 intestines      
17 liver ulu ni vanu      
18 breast Sucuna   1  
19 shoulder      
20 to know, be knowledgeable gauna oqo      
21 to think mo vakasama   42  
22 to fear somo bula      
23 blood dra   1  
24 head ulu   1  
25 neck domomu   46  
26 hair word info drau ni ulumli   40  
27 nose ucumu   1  
28 to breathe cagu   40  
29 to sniff, smell mo boica      
30 mouth gusumu   2  
31 tooth batimu   6  
32 tongue yamemu   7  
33 to laugh dredre   50  
34 to cry      
35 to vomit mo lua   8  
36 to spit mo kasiyi   19, 55  
37 to eat kana   1  
38 to chew word info      
39 to cook word info      
40 to drink gunu   1  
41 to bite kata   1, 55  
42 to suck mo domica   50  
43 ear daligamu   1  
44 to hear rogoca   1  
45 eye matamu   1  
46 to see raica   37  
47 to yawn      
48 to sleep momoce   10  
49 to lie down word info davo   40  
50 to dream      
51 to sit dabe   62  
52 to stand mo tucake      
53 person/human being na tamata   1, 66  
54 man/male turaga      
55 woman/female marama      
56 child gone   27  
57 husband      
58 wife      
59 mother tinamu   1  
60 father tama   1  
61 house      
62 thatch/roof      
63 name yacamu   1, 18  
64 to say      
65 rope dali   1  
66 to tie up, fasten      
67 to sew word info culacula   31  
68 needle      
69 to hunt word info      
70 to shoot word info      
71 to stab, pierce mo suaka   54  
72 to hit word info mokuta      
73 to steal      
74 to kill vakamatea   2  
75 to die, be dead mate   1  
76 to live, be alive bula   28  
77 to scratch word info mila   31  
78 to cut, hack word info tataya   1  
79 stick/wood      
80 to split word info mo kolata      
81 sharp gata   36  
82 dull, blunt butobuto   1  
83 to work word info      
84 to plant      
85 to choose      
86 to grow word info      
87 to swell word info mo tiloma      
88 to squeeze word info mo labaka      
89 to hold word info taura   35  
90 to dig kelia   1  
91 to buy      
92 to open, uncover      
93 to pound, beat word info      
94 to throw word info mo viri   30  
95 to fall word info lutu   58  
96 dog koli   7  
97 bird manumanu vuka   1  
98 egg      
99 feather toro yani      
100 wing tabana   35  
101 to fly mo vuka   45  
102 rat      
103 meat/flesh sota      
104 fat/grease uro   44  
105 tail buina   38  
106 snake      
107 worm (earthworm) baca   16  
108 louse word info lise      
109 mosquito namu   1  
110 spider      
111 fish ika   1  
112 rotten word info malai      
113 branch word info tabana   13  
114 leaf drauna   1  
115 root wakanu   2  
116 flower seni kau   9, 18, 14  
117 fruit vua ni kau   1  
118 grass      
119 earth/soil      
120 stone vatu   1  
121 sand nukunuku   41  
122 water word info wai   2  
123 to flow drodro   32  
124 sea wasawasa Loan? 12  
125 salt wai tui      
126 lake      
127 woods/forest kau   13  
128 sky lomalagi   1  
129 moon vula   1  
130 star wadra      
131 cloud word info o   12  
132 fog tegu      
133 rain uca   1  
134 thunder kurukuru   2, 63  
135 lightning livaliva   35  
136 wind cagi   1  
137 to blow word info uvuca   4, 57  
138 warm word info viavia katakata   36  
139 cold word info batabata   42  
140 dry word info mamaca   11  
141 wet suasua   11  
142 heavy bibi   37  
143 fire buka   17  
144 to burn word info kama   62?  
145 smoke word info kubou   57  
146 ash matasawa      
147 black loaloa   40  
148 white vulavula   3  
149 red damudamu      
150 yellow dromodromo   46  
151 green      
152 small lailai   32  
153 big levu   10  
154 short word info lekaleka   8  
155 long word info balavu   16  
156 thin word info mamare   13  
157 thick word info vavaku   36  
158 narrow rabalailai      
159 wide raba   51  
160 painful, sick      
161 shy, ashamed      
162 old word info makawa      
163 new vou   1  
164 good vinaka   21  
165 bad, evil ca   1  
166 correct, true donu   8  
167 night bogi   1  
168 day siga   23  
169 year yabaki   27  
170 when? word info      
171 to hide word info      
172 to climb word info      
173 at      
174 in, inside loma   1  
175 above cake   25  
176 below botona      
177 this oo   17  
178 that oya distant    
179 near voleka   38  
180 far yawa   4  
181 where? word info e vei   3  
182 I au   1, 21  
183 thou iko   1  
184 he/she koya   1  
185 we word info kei tou excl. plural 66  
186 you      
187 they ira tou plural 1, 70  
188 what? word info na caya   1  
189 who? word info o cei   1  
190 other e so      
191 all taucoko   38  
192 and      
193 if      
194 how? word info vakacava   35  
195 no, not sega   42  
196 to count wiliwili   34  
197 One word info dua   18  
198 Two word info rua   1  
199 Three word info tolu   1  
200 Four word info va   1, 66  
201 Five word info lima   1  
202 Six word info      
203 Seven word info      
204 Eight word info      
205 Nine word info      
206 Ten word info      
207 Twenty word info      
208 Fifty word info      
209 One Hundred word info      
210 One Thousand word info      

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