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

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