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Language: Marovo

Source/Author:  Blust, from Tryon & Hackman (1983) 
Notes:  Tryon, D.T. & Hackman, B. (1983) Solomon Islands languages: an internal classification. 
Data Entry:  Typed By: Penny Keenan  Checked By: Simon Greenhill 
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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:New Georgia:East 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
1 hand lima-   1  
2 left hɛnde   16  
3 right matao   5, 13  
4 leg/foot mahele-   62  
5 to walk ɛne   11  
6 road/path huana   35  
7 to come mae   1  
8 to turn word info likoco   43  
9 to swim cucuve   12  
10 dirty nindze   72  
11 dust kavuru   72  
12 skin kɔrekɔre-   37  
13 back word info kakandɔ-   112  
14 belly tia-   1  
15 bone susuri-   52  
16 intestines kuru-   80  
17 liver kɔla-   8  
18 breast cucu-   1  
19 shoulder kivekive      
20 to know, be knowledgeable atɛn|ia   35  
21 to think mbalambala   17  
22 to fear talokɛte   48  
23 blood njuka-   10  
24 head calivi-      
25 neck rua-   18  
26 hair word info kalu   24  
27 nose isu-   1  
28 to breathe siŋo   20  
29 to sniff, smell hina   53  
30 mouth hunju-   2, 44  
31 tooth livɔ-   1, 35  
32 tongue mea-   7  
33 to laugh iraŋa   62  
34 to cry ulo   41  
35 to vomit muta   1  
36 to spit kamicu   14, 22  
37 to eat ŋɔŋɔ   15  
37 to eat vavae   41  
38 to chew word info      
39 to cook word info kina   55  
40 to drink mbei   8  
41 to bite usua   31  
42 to suck nonopo   1, 22  
42 to suck totopo   1, 32  
43 ear taliŋi-   1  
44 to hear avɔso   11  
45 eye mata-   1  
46 to see omi   17  
47 to yawn mava   19  
48 to sleep muca   53  
49 to lie down word info ɛko   11  
50 to dream mucha hita      
51 to sit ndoku      
52 to stand tiva   11  
53 person/human being tinoni   10  
54 man/male tinoni   46  
55 woman/female manemaneke   113  
56 child komburu   12  
57 husband palabatu   54  
58 wife ororeke      
59 mother tina-   1  
60 father tama-   1  
61 house vanua   7  
62 thatch/roof cinumba   37  
63 name kila-   25  
64 to say njaman|ia   77  
65 rope iku   15  
65 rope andɔso   48  
66 to tie up, fasten pir|ia   18  
67 to sew word info pitipiti   19  
68 needle      
69 to hunt word info ɛnetsie   44  
70 to shoot word info hona   25  
71 to stab, pierce cova|ia   17  
72 to hit word info sɛkea   19  
73 to steal ciko   13  
74 to kill valɛŋgua   16  
75 to die, be dead lɛŋgu   22  
76 to live, be alive tona   8  
77 to scratch word info pɛropɛro      
78 to cut, hack word info kur|ia   26  
79 stick/wood hae   1  
80 to split word info okat|ia      
81 sharp ŋatsu   25  
82 dull, blunt pako   61  
83 to work word info tavetavete   17  
84 to plant choku      
85 to choose vile   1, 24  
86 to grow word info to 1 4  
86 to grow word info ŋgete keli 2    
87 to swell word info mbɔmbɔŋo   24, 55  
88 to squeeze word info potsoa   18  
89 to hold word info tiŋan|ia   19  
90 to dig hɛli   1  
91 to buy holu   1  
92 to open, uncover hairia      
93 to pound, beat word info poŋga      
93 to pound, beat word info ruja   56  
94 to throw word info hona tera      
95 to fall word info uke irreg loss of *p-? 19, 22  
96 dog tsie   52  
97 bird ɔlɔkɔ   10  
98 egg vɔvɔto-   12  
99 feather kalu-   9  
100 wing cacarava-   51  
101 to fly tsarava   61  
102 rat kutu irreg reflex 3, 63  
103 meat/flesh mbɔrambɔra-   48  
104 fat/grease ndeana-   18  
105 tail ciku-   13  
106 snake nɔki   19  
107 worm (earthworm) nokinoki   28  
108 louse word info hutu   1  
109 mosquito nderi   43  
110 spider kukaere   41  
111 fish ihana   1  
112 rotten word info siona      
113 branch word info raŋga   1, 34  
114 leaf rokoroko   25  
115 root ndanadaha   40  
116 flower mburoŋo      
117 fruit ure   30  
118 grass tsetseu   17  
119 earth/soil puava   60  
120 stone indaka      
121 sand keoro   53  
122 water word info kavɔ   35  
123 to flow totolo   15  
124 sea indere karaka   15  
125 salt karaka      
126 lake kopi   27  
127 woods/forest ŋgoana   48  
128 sky ɣaleɣaleanarane   14  
129 moon paleke   34  
130 star tsēru   38  
131 cloud word info cokoro   19  
132 fog ɣambu   1, 54  
133 rain umbata   8  
134 thunder paratata      
135 lightning mandava   39  
136 wind are   50  
137 to blow word info ivua   5  
138 warm word info reka   58  
138 warm word info luluŋu   59  
139 cold word info manombu   58  
139 cold word info ŋgaumu   57  
140 dry word info popa   18  
141 wet mɔhu   17  
142 heavy puha   40  
143 fire ikutsu   28  
144 to burn word info sulua   4  
145 smoke word info rovu   25  
146 ash ɛmba   13  
147 black tsinoko   47  
148 white heva   51  
149 red orava   56  
150 yellow meava   17  
151 green mbuma   19  
152 small tsatsa|na      
153 big ŋgɛte|na      
154 short word info kokutsu   16?  
155 long word info hele   17  
156 thin word info manovisi   1  
157 thick word info patuara   42  
158 narrow ŋirisi   28  
159 wide labe (1) 47  
159 wide eto (2)    
160 painful, sick pavu      
161 shy, ashamed kekea   37  
162 old word info koi|na   15  
163 new haŋguru|na   1, 14  
164 good lea|na   22  
165 bad, evil tsie|na      
166 correct, true ɣoto   13  
166 correct, true lea|na   32  
167 night ipu      
168 day rane   6  
169 year mburumburu   10  
170 when? word info pana isa   1  
171 to hide word info liungu      
171 to hide word info ado      
172 to climb word info keli la      
173 at pa   8  
174 in, inside pa korapa-na   24  
175 above pa ulu-na   19  
176 below karu-na   13  
176 below pa kauru-na   13  
177 this pia   18  
178 that pio      
179 near tata   9  
180 far seu   1  
181 where? word info pa vei   3  
182 I raka      
183 thou hoi   1  
184 he/she ia   1  
185 we word info hita   1  
185 we word info hami   2  
186 you hakisa   x  
186 you hamu   1  
187 they ria   25  
188 what? word info nasa   1  
189 who? word info e sei   1  
190 other hokiti   20  
191 all tou      
192 and ma=ni and=3sg.subj 2  
193 if mbambe   28  
194 how? word info vehua   14  
195 no, not kare   17  
196 to count ase   10  
197 One word info meka   31, 33  
198 Two word info karua   1  
199 Three word info hike   6  
200 Four word info mande   3  
201 Five word info lima   1  
202 Six word info onomo   1  
203 Seven word info juapa   12  
204 Eight word info vesu   15  
205 Nine word info sia   5  
206 Ten word info naŋguru   23, 25  
207 Twenty word info bane      
208 Fifty word info limaŋavulu   1  
209 One Hundred word info meka ghoghoto   10  
210 One Thousand word info meka tina   20  

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