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

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