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Language: Lau

Source/Author:  Blust from: Fox (1974) 
Notes:  Fox, C. E. (1974). Lau Dictionary with English Index. Australian National University Press: Canberra. 
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:Southeast Solomonic:Malaita-San Cristobal:Malaita:Northern 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
68 needle      
157 thick word info      
207 Twenty word info      
208 Fifty word info      
209 One Hundred word info      
210 One Thousand word info      
96 dog [ku]kui   7  
95 to fall word info [ʔa]ʔaru      
8 to turn word info abulo   32  
46 to see ada   15  
80 to split word info afita   10  
11 dust afuafu-na gano   1  
171 to hide word info ago   8  
171 to hide word info agwa   8  
151 green akasa   54  
80 to split word info ala   52  
60 father ama   1  
119 earth/soil ano   1  
3 right aolo   10  
109 mosquito arununu      
124 sea asi   1  
125 salt asila   1  
189 who? word info atei   1, 68  
170 when? word info aŋita   1, 41  
64 to say bae   13  
153 big bao      
131 cloud word info barobaro   17  
73 to steal beli   12  
10 dirty bili   13  
50 to dream bole   10  
167 night boŋi   1  
130 star bubulu   14  
82 dull, blunt dada      
168 day dani   6  
132 fog dasa   44  
89 to hold word info dau ʔana   17  
164 good diana   66  
114 leaf elo   11  
48 to sleep eno   8  
143 fire ere   7  
197 One word info eta   32  
69 to hunt word info fafana   53  
10 dirty fafulu      
200 Four word info fai   1, 65  
30 mouth faka- irregular *o > a 43  
5 to walk fali   10  
169 year falisi   8  
70 to shoot word info fana   1  
84 to plant fasi   12  
103 meat/flesh fasio   10, 65  
88 to squeeze word info fele   20  
85 to choose fili   1  
66 to tie up, fasten firi   18  
203 Seven word info fiu   1  
92 to open, uncover foe cf 35    
80 to split word info fola   1  
91 to buy foli   1  
19 shoulder fote (?)    
120 stone fou irregular *a > o 1  
146 ash fua-na ere   11  
87 to swell word info fufu      
117 fruit fufua   1  
112 rotten word info fura   18  
109 mosquito furunamu   1  
163 new fālu   1  
82 dull, blunt   35  
102 rat fōitau      
110 spider fūfū   10  
77 to scratch word info gama   14  
185 we word info gami   2  
186 you gamu   1  
110 spider garo   11  
77 to scratch word info garu   44  
9 to swim garu ʔaraŋa   48  
93 to pound, beat word info gata      
55 woman/female geni   8  
185 we word info gia   1  
150 yellow gogoa   15  
142 heavy gulu   11  
139 cold word info gwagwalila irregular *r > l 13  
115 root gwalu (taproot)    
27 nose gwalusu   1, 12  
141 wet gwini   46  
51 to sit gwouru   24  
33 to laugh   15  
173 at i   1  
175 above i fafo   2  
179 near i fafo      
176 below i fara   58  
174 in, inside i lalo   1  
187 they ida|ro   30  
196 to count idu   46  
181 where? word info ifai   3  
26 hair word info ifu   13  
123 to flow igwa   34  
53 person/human being imola   7  
183 thou iʔoe   1  
122 water word info kafo   5  
16 intestines kakade ŋali large    
66 to tie up, fasten kani   19  
24 head kawu      
149 red kekero   57  
14 belly kelo-      
134 thunder kilia   21  
115 root kobe (buttress root)    
147 black kokoradoa      
105 tail kukui   1, 57  
154 short word info kukuru   13  
14 belly kutu-   14  
72 to hit word info kwae   16  
74 to kill kwae irregular *i > e 14  
127 woods/forest kwaena   68  
57 husband kwai   19  
58 wife kwai      
191 all kwalu      
204 Eight word info kwalu   3  
148 white kwao   16  
135 lightning kwaŋa   12  
24 head kwou   9  
7 to come lae mai   1, 87  
110 spider lagwa irregular *w > gw, expect **kw 1  
110 spider lakwa   1  
140 dry word info lalaŋa   49  
115 root lali (fine roots) 16  
195 no, not laŋi   72  
193 if lea   35  
31 tooth lifo   1, 35  
74 to kill lima      
201 Five word info lima   1  
101 to fly lofo   1  
158 narrow logo      
82 dull, blunt lomu      
93 to pound, beat word info lomu      
88 to squeeze word info losi   19  
134 thunder loufia   20  
25 neck lua   18  
61 house luma   1  
192 and ma   2  
129 moon madama   7  
190 other madiu      
75 to die, be dead mae   1  
47 to yawn mamao|fi   19  
21 to think manata   15  
97 bird manu   1  
152 small marabibi      
103 meat/flesh mariko   52  
86 to grow word info masubu      
160 painful, sick matai   1  
28 to breathe maŋo   47  
151 green maʔa      
32 tongue mea-   7  
38 to chew word info meme irregular *a > e 1  
35 to vomit moa cf 92; irregular *u > o 1  
22 to fear mou   1  
2 left mouli irregular reflex of *w 1, 59  
76 to live, be alive mouri   1, 76  
112 rotten word info mumū   51  
171 to hide word info muni   1, 67  
118 grass murua      
45 eye   1  
177 this na   1  
178 that nae   1  
126 lake namo Deep water in a lagoon (Ivs) 7  
109 mosquito nanamu   1  
182 I nau   1, 22  
72 to hit word info naŋa      
178 that ne   1  
184 he/she nia   1, 6  
29 to sniff, smell nonomoko   13  
16 intestines oga small 16  
87 to swell word info oga      
199 Three word info olu   1  
121 sand one   1  
202 Six word info ono   1  
104 fat/grease raga      
104 fat/grease ragufa   17  
14 belly rake-   16  
83 to work word info rao   14  
62 thatch/roof raraofa      
156 thin word info refe      
159 wide rereba irregular *a > e 1  
87 to swell word info ria      
46 to see riki irregular *e > i 13  
167 night rodo   11  
44 to hear roŋo   1  
198 Two word info rua   1  
172 to climb word info   10  
17 liver sae|fou-   1  
20 to know, be knowledgeable saitoma irregular *a > i 35, 88  
128 sky salo   13  
98 egg saolu   1  
113 branch word info sara   1, 17  
144 to burn word info sasu      
145 smoke word info sasu   2  
63 name sata-   1, 18  
93 to pound, beat word info sau   4  
137 to blow word info sau (a) 12  
205 Nine word info sikwa   5  
135 lightning sinamāru   49  
71 to stab, pierce sugi irregular *k > g 1, 8  
191 all sui      
13 back word info suli-   78  
15 bone suli-   52  
18 breast susu-   1  
158 narrow susu|kofi   15, 1  
144 to burn word info      
188 what? word info tafa   1  
21 to think tago   38  
67 to sew word info tai-a   2  
116 flower taka irregular *g > k 12  
52 to stand take   9  
6 road/path tala   1  
206 Ten word info tangafulu   5  
180 far tau   1  
155 long word info tekwa   15  
48 to sleep teo   61  
49 to lie down word info teo   9  
155 long word info tikwa irregular *e > i 15  
78 to cut, hack word info tofu   22  
166 correct, true tofuŋa      
20 to know, be knowledgeable tomatafa   88  
78 to cut, hack word info toto      
180 far tou   1  
123 to flow toŋo      
152 small toʔou   60  
165 bad, evil   1  
188 what? word info   1, 52  
197 One word info tāi   14  
59 mother   8  
72 to hit word info      
53 person/human being tōa      
137 to blow word info ufi (b) 4  
133 rain uta   1  
54 man/male wane   1  
162 old word info waro   12  
56 child wela   8  
106 snake   12  
107 worm (earthworm)   10  
57 husband ārai   20  
66 to tie up, fasten āri   33  
34 to cry āŋi   1  
111 fish īʔa   1  
36 to spit ŋisu   14, 58  
136 wind ōru   13  
137 to blow word info ōru (a) 58  
82 dull, blunt ūru      
91 to buy ūsi   14  
1 hand ʔaba   2  
100 wing ʔaba   1, 12  
23 blood ʔabu   5  
4 leg/foot ʔae irregular *q > ʔ 1  
179 near ʔae      
191 all ʔae      
58 wife ʔafe   13  
191 all ʔafuta   16  
138 warm word info ʔago   13  
79 stick/wood ʔai   1  
41 to bite ʔala   1  
81 sharp ʔala. au   69  
43 ear ʔaliŋa irregular initial ʔ 1  
37 to eat ʔani   1  
193 if ʔa|na   6  
149 red ʔaʔabua   47  
99 feather ʔefo      
90 to dig ʔeli   1  
161 shy, ashamed ʔida   8  
92 to open, uncover ʔifi cf 35 15  
78 to cut, hack word info ʔiri   70  
40 to drink ʔiŋo irregular *n > ŋ; irregular addition of initial ʔ 1  
39 to cook word info ʔofu      
65 rope ʔoko   12  
42 to suck ʔomi   17, 84  
162 old word info ʔua   1  
137 to blow word info ʔufu (b) 4, 57  
94 to throw word info ʔui   15  
194 how? word info ʔutā   33  
12 skin ʔuya      
108 louse word info ʔū   1  

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