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Language: Piva

Source/Author:  PC Lincoln 
Notes:  v [bilabial]
[r] [l] = /r/
[glottal stop] /'/
morphological analysis incomplete
 
Problems:  e, a, vi [added to many words?]
/gh/ [Ɣ], /ng/ [ŋ], /g/ [g]; voiced velar fricative, nasal, and stop all phonemic and sometimes confused
 
Data Entry:  Typed By: Piet Lincoln  Checked By:  
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Classification:  Austronesian:Malayo-Polynesian:Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian:Eastern Malayo-Polynesian:Oceanic:Western Oceanic:Meso Melanesian:New Ireland:South New Ireland-Northwest Solomonic:Piva-Banoni 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
38 to chew word info      
47 to yawn      
62 thatch/roof      
68 needle      
86 to grow word info      
113 branch word info      
161 shy, ashamed      
171 to hide word info      
172 to climb word info      
173 at      
208 Fifty word info      
1 hand numa-gu   1  
2 left tololo-gu   66  
3 right matau-gu   5, 13  
4 leg/foot eva-gu   67  
4 leg/foot evi-gu   67  
5 to walk taghana      
6 road/path laimi      
7 to come numai   1  
8 to turn word info taberu      
12 skin ghuni-gu   1  
13 back word info taghunu-gu   12  
14 belly sopagu   17  
15 bone sipanna   73  
16 intestines kikirono      
19 shoulder vionoko      
20 to know, be knowledgeable kinai   18  
21 to think vikinai      
22 to fear minago      
23 blood marana      
24 head tope-gu      
26 hair word info evunu-gu   31  
27 nose evisu-gu   1  
28 to breathe wughasa   66  
29 to sniff, smell ghabo      
30 mouth viasene      
31 tooth noki   67  
32 tongue mea   7  
33 to laugh vimai      
34 to cry tanisi   1  
35 to vomit vimuta   1  
36 to spit kinogo      
39 to cook word info kekaru      
40 to drink ku   30  
41 to bite kanata   1  
42 to suck wakoi      
44 to hear nongono   1  
45 eye mata   1  
46 to see katoa      
48 to sleep tee      
49 to lie down word info kapurona      
50 to dream tatara   16  
51 to sit gona      
52 to stand tsughonu   2  
53 person/human being natavana   47  
54 man/male tsioni   46, 68  
55 woman/female maunu   11  
56 child penana      
57 husband ana tsioni   56  
58 wife ana maunu   45  
59 mother a tsinana   1  
60 father a tamana   1  
61 house nuuma   1  
63 name wasanga   1, 18  
64 to say vidagha      
65 rope kirono      
66 to tie up, fasten tsiboria kirono      
67 to sew word info kabea   49  
70 to shoot word info kúm   32  
71 to stab, pierce kúm      
72 to hit word info vitoa      
73 to steal butia      
74 to kill atuna   18  
75 to die, be dead mate   1  
76 to live, be alive sabiri      
77 to scratch word info vimatakono      
79 stick/wood vitono      
80 to split word info potakia   41  
81 sharp kekanata   69  
82 dull, blunt beboko      
84 to plant nebea      
85 to choose poai to tsuangiana      
87 to swell word info tubu   12  
88 to squeeze word info pisu   31  
89 to hold word info mosoa      
90 to dig tsugia      
91 to buy ebunava   38  
92 to open, uncover gholasia      
93 to pound, beat word info tsua   20  
94 to throw word info nuvuna      
95 to fall word info podongo   78  
97 bird manughu   1  
98 egg epanusu   46  
99 feather epuata   51  
100 wing ebaina   16  
103 meat/flesh sighona      
104 fat/grease milingi   66  
105 tail kulena   27  
106 snake kolu   21  
107 worm (earthworm) koluavono      
108 louse word info ghutsu   1  
109 mosquito vinogho      
115 root viaputu      
118 grass komaru      
120 stone palatsi   30  
122 water word info koromo   7  
123 to flow wapikupiku      
125 salt akuto      
126 lake tabanana      
127 woods/forest marupa      
128 sky nanitsi   1  
129 moon amadawa   40  
130 star pipito   1, 81  
132 fog nikuta   83  
132 fog nukuta   83  
133 rain gharaghu   24  
135 lightning kanava   14  
136 wind tsighuvu      
138 warm word info waisiki   29  
139 cold word info omenaga      
140 dry word info koraga      
141 wet sagumana      
142 heavy papatanga   46, 80  
143 fire dzai   1  
145 smoke word info eviaso   2  
146 ash ghavutana   68  
147 black ninupi      
148 white kakata      
149 red memerana   1  
150 yellow ghari      
151 green bebune   17  
152 small pasuru      
153 big loata   10  
154 short word info kukubunu   72  
155 long word info gheghaleghe      
156 thin word info ameame      
157 thick word info pepautsu      
158 narrow waikirumu      
159 wide tarabana   3  
160 painful, sick vikamaliki      
162 old word info kotavana      
163 new evaunu   1  
164 good lovi      
165 bad, evil sabau   57  
166 correct, true magoto   13  
167 night boŋi   1  
168 day korisai   68  
174 in, inside ekugona      
177 this nanai      
178 that eia      
179 near kesuruuna      
180 far kesiagana      
181 where? word info viaie   3, 35  
182 I ana   1, 22  
183 thou agoi   1  
184 he/she ane   1, 6  
185 we word info aghaita   1  
185 we word info amam   2  
186 you agham   1  
187 they alia   25  
190 other mamisa      
191 all ane kota      
192 and kona      
193 if wasi nana kenau      
194 how? word info vekoghaveiagoi e?      
196 to count pasia      
197 One word info kadaken   52  
198 Two word info tonua   1  
200 Four word info evati   1, 65  
201 Five word info niima   1  
204 Eight word info benatapisa      
206 Ten word info manogha   18  
207 Twenty word info manogha tonua      
124 sea tagisi *tasik [metath?] 1  
205 Nine word info sia *wisa [metath.] 5  
25 neck ngio-m -m 'thy'    
203 Seven word info benatonua ...*rua    
83 to work word info viwoka < TP wok < E work   L
101 to fly bururu ?*Ropok [metath?] 29  
102 rat akisova a [article] 3  
189 who? word info asee a [article] 1  
202 Six word info ebena bena 'cross over' 22  
78 to cut, hack word info pepeghi cut with knife    
111 fish ebosi e [article] 70  
114 leaf evagini e [article]    
117 fruit evatsuna e [article] 8  
121 sand evuini e [article]    
175 above eghaleghe e [article] 28?  
176 below epeta e [article]    
134 thunder epina e [article], ?*p(w)ilak 'lightning' 23  
17 liver eviate e- [article]vi- [prefixal?] 1  
18 breast evisu e- [article]vi- [prefixal?] 1  
37 to eat tam eat starch / staples' 40  
69 to hunt word info wakavinu for pig    
209 One Hundred word info nasusu kadaken hundred one, *Ratus ?    
210 One Thousand word info nasusu maogha hundred ten, *Ratus ?    
169 year namare loan from Nagovisi (not AN), but should be treated as shared innovation 57  
170 when? word info nasina metathesis 1, 24  
199 Three word info topisa pisa [loan] 4  
9 to swim kepene sisiu 'wash, bathe'    
43 ear tagina-gu taŋina [expected] 1  
10 dirty vikoipi vi- [prefixal?]    
11 dust vipoga vi- [prefixal?] 1  
96 dog vidaga vi- [prefixal?]    
112 rotten word info viatanga vi- [prefixal?]    
119 earth/soil vipeta vi- [prefixal?]    
131 cloud word info vikabu vi- [prefixal?], *kaput    
137 to blow word info tsopughu wind 82  
110 spider akadovi [article] ?    
116 flower buaɁana [glottal stop] 1  
188 what? word info eka'e [glottal stop]    
195 no, not ka'ana [glottal stop]    
144 to burn word info tsumoko [intrans]    

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