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Language: Niuafo'ou

Source/Author:  Dye (1980) 
Notes:  Dye, TS (1980). The Linguistic Position Of Niuafo'ou. Journal of the Polynesian Society, 89, 349-358. 
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:Polynesian:Nuclear:Samoic-Outlier:East Uvean-Niuafo'ou 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
1 hand      
2 left hema   11  
3 right mata'u   5, 13  
4 leg/foot va'e   1, 100  
5 to walk      
6 road/path hala   1  
7 to come      
8 to turn word info      
9 to swim kakau   5  
10 dirty kelekele dirt 10  
11 dust      
12 skin kili   1  
13 back word info tu'a   11  
14 belly      
15 bone      
16 intestines      
17 liver 'ate   1  
18 breast      
19 shoulder      
20 to know, be knowledgeable 'ilo   13  
21 to think      
22 to fear 'ilifia afraid    
23 blood toto   4  
24 head nima   1  
24 head 'ulu   1  
25 neck      
26 hair word info fulufulu   31  
26 hair word info fulufulu'i'ulu   31  
27 nose      
28 to breathe      
29 to sniff, smell      
30 mouth ngutu   2  
31 tooth nifo   1  
32 tongue 'alelo   15  
33 to laugh kata   7  
34 to cry      
35 to vomit lua   8  
36 to spit 'a'anu   14, 84  
37 to eat kai   1, 44  
38 to chew word info lamu   7  
39 to cook word info      
40 to drink inu   1  
41 to bite      
42 to suck      
43 ear talinga   1  
44 to hear fanongo   1  
45 eye mata eye, see 1  
46 to see      
47 to yawn      
48 to sleep moe   10  
49 to lie down word info tokoto   7  
50 to dream      
51 to sit nofo   16  
52 to stand tu'u   2  
53 person/human being      
54 man/male tangata   12, 14  
55 woman/female fafine   1, 106  
56 child tama male child 6  
57 husband      
58 wife      
59 mother fa'ē   6  
60 father      
61 house fale   14  
62 thatch/roof      
63 name hingoa   6  
64 to say lea speak 88  
65 rope maea   10  
66 to tie up, fasten      
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 tuki   8  
73 to steal      
74 to kill      
75 to die, be dead mate   1  
76 to live, be alive mo'ui   1, 76  
77 to scratch word info      
78 to cut, hack word info tu'usi   17, 10?  
79 stick/wood 'akau ? 1  
80 to split word info      
81 sharp tala sharp, pointed object    
82 dull, blunt      
83 to work word info      
84 to plant      
85 to choose      
86 to grow word info      
87 to swell word info pula swelling 7  
88 to squeeze word info      
89 to hold word info puke   13  
90 to dig      
91 to buy      
92 to open, uncover      
93 to pound, beat word info      
94 to throw word info tolo   10?  
95 to fall word info   14  
96 dog kuli   7  
97 bird      
98 egg      
99 feather      
100 wing kapakau   1, 59  
101 to fly      
102 rat      
103 meat/flesh      
104 fat/grease      
105 tail hiku   13  
106 snake      
107 worm (earthworm)      
108 louse word info kutu   1  
109 mosquito namu   1  
110 spider      
111 fish ika   1  
112 rotten word info popo   14  
113 branch word info      
114 leaf lau   1  
115 root aka   2  
116 flower      
117 fruit fua   1  
118 grass      
119 earth/soil      
120 stone maka rock 4  
121 sand      
122 water word info vai   2  
123 to flow tafe   10  
124 sea moana   10  
124 sea tahi   1  
125 salt      
126 lake      
127 woods/forest      
128 sky langi   1  
129 moon      
130 star fetu'u   1  
131 cloud word info 'ao   12  
132 fog      
133 rain 'uha   1  
134 thunder      
135 lightning      
136 wind matangi   1, 66  
137 to blow word info      
138 warm word info māfana   1, 72  
139 cold word info      
140 dry word info pakupaku dry, hard 38  
141 wet      
142 heavy mamafa   46  
143 fire afi   1  
144 to burn word info      
145 smoke word info      
146 ash 'efu'efu Stated in Pollex that this is a borrowed form   L
147 black 'uli'uli   7  
148 white      
149 red kulokula   13  
150 yellow engeenga   10  
151 green lanumata   1, 12  
152 small      
153 big      
154 short word info      
155 long word info loaloa   12  
156 thin word info manifi   1  
157 thick word info mātolu   3  
158 narrow      
159 wide      
160 painful, sick      
161 shy, ashamed      
162 old word info      
163 new fo'ou   1  
164 good lelei      
165 bad, evil      
166 correct, true totonu   8  
167 night   1  
168 day      
169 year      
170 when? word info      
171 to hide word info      
172 to climb word info      
173 at      
174 in, inside loto inside 5  
175 above      
176 below      
177 this      
178 that      
179 near      
180 far mama'o distant 13  
181 where? word info      
182 I      
183 thou      
184 he/she      
185 we word info      
186 you      
187 they      
188 what? word info ā interrogative part. 1  
189 who? word info      
190 other      
191 all kātoa   13  
192 and      
193 if      
194 how? word info fiha how many? x  
195 no, not      
196 to count      
197 One word info      
198 Two word info      
199 Three word info      
200 Four word info      
201 Five word info      
202 Six word info      
203 Seven word info fitu   1  
204 Eight word info      
205 Nine word info      
206 Ten word info hongofulu   5, 32?  
207 Twenty word info      
208 Fifty word info      
209 One Hundred word info      
210 One Thousand word info      

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