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

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