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Language: Samoan

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Data Entry:  Typed By: Debasish Roy  Checked By: Simon Greenhill 
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Classification:  Austronesian:Malayo-Polynesian:Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian:Eastern Malayo-Polynesian:Oceanic:Central-Eastern Oceanic:Remote Oceanic:Central Pacific:East Fijian-Polynesian:Polynesian:Nuclear:Samoic-Outlier:Samoan 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
32 tongue laulaufaiva      
46 to see vaʔai      
90 to dig ʔoso      
92 to open, uncover matala      
94 to throw word info toŋi      
96 dog maile      
119 earth/soil lalolaŋi      
124 sea sami      
144 to burn word info mu      
148 white paʔepaʔe      
153 big tele      
157 thick word info mafia      
158 narrow lauitiiti      
165 bad, evil leaŋa more commonly used in colloquial speech to express "ugly" or "unseemly"    
166 correct, true saʔo More accurately refers to "straightness" (in modern slang, "sa'o" can mean something like "right on!")    
171 to hide word info lafi      
174 in, inside [i]totonu[o]      
178 that lela      
1 hand lima   1  
6 road/path ala   1  
7 to come ō mai   1  
12 skin 'ili   1  
12 skin 'iliola   1  
17 liver ate   1  
18 breast susu   1  
22 to fear mataʔu   1  
24 head ulu   1  
27 nose isu   1  
28 to breathe mānava   1  
31 tooth nifo   1  
34 to cry taŋi   1  
38 to chew word info mama   1  
40 to drink inu   1  
43 ear taliŋa   1  
44 to hear faʔa-loŋo   1  
45 eye mata   1  
46 to see 'ite to foresee 1  
59 mother tinā   1  
60 father tamā   1  
62 thatch/roof ato   1  
68 needle au   1  
70 to shoot word info fana   1  
75 to die, be dead mate   1  
79 stick/wood lāʔau   1  
85 to choose filifili   1  
86 to grow word info tupu   1  
90 to dig ʔeli   1  
92 to open, uncover susu'e   1  
97 bird manulele   1  
99 feather fulu   1  
108 louse word info ʔutu   1  
109 mosquito namu   1  
111 fish iʔa   1  
114 leaf lau   1  
116 flower fuŋa   1  
117 fruit fua   1  
120 stone fatu   1  
121 sand oneone   1  
124 sea tai   1  
126 lake lano   1  
128 sky laŋi   1  
130 star fetū   1  
132 fog ʔaʔapu   1  
133 rain ua   1  
140 dry word info maŋo   1  
143 fire afi   1  
149 red mea   1  
156 thin word info manifi   1  
160 painful, sick maʔi   1  
161 shy, ashamed   1  
162 old word info matua   1  
163 new fou   1  
167 night   1  
169 year tau|saŋa   1  
173 at i   1  
177 this lenei (cp. WBM) 1  
178 that le|na (< M) 1  
183 thou ʔoe   1  
183 thou 'oe (singular) 1  
184 he/she ia   1  
189 who? word info ʔo ai   1  
198 Two word info e lua   1  
199 Three word info e tolu   1  
201 Five word info lima Five, hand.(Source: Pollex) 1  
202 Six word info ono   1  
203 Seven word info fitu Seven.(Source: Pollex) 1  
208 Fifty word info limagafulu   1  
4 leg/foot vae   1, 100  
151 green lanumeamata   1, 12  
149 red melomelo   1, 16  
185 we word info tātou   1, 39  
193 if 'afai   1, 46  
168 day aso   1, 54  
168 day ao   1, 54  
208 Fifty word info limasefulu   1, 7  
187 they lātou   1, 72  
11 dust p|efu   1, 74  
76 to live, be alive maui literally "ebb like the tide", usage in oratory refers to living cycles (inhale/exhale, sleep/awake, life/death, etc. 1, 76  
55 woman/female fafine   1, 106  
54 man/male tāne   1, 11  
182 I aʔu   1, 21  
35 to vomit puaʔi   1, 32  
113 branch word info lālā   1, 33  
37 to eat ʔai   1, 44  
139 cold word info maʔalili   1, 52  
41 to bite ʔati   1, 55  
110 spider ʔapoŋāleveleve   1, 57  
100 wing ʔapaʔau   1, 59  
104 fat/grease momona   1, 65  
53 person/human being taŋata   1, 66  
136 wind mat|aŋi   1, 66  
200 Four word info e fā   1, 66  
10 dirty ʔeleʔelea   10  
39 to cook word info tao   10  
48 to sleep moe   10  
65 rope maea   10  
72 to hit word info   10  
103 meat/flesh ʔiʔo   10  
123 to flow tafe   10  
124 sea moana   10  
150 yellow lega   10  
154 short word info saʔasaʔa (short stature) 10  
157 thick word info tuatua (of rope) 10  
195 no, not iʔai   10, 83  
13 back word info tua   11  
62 thatch/roof ina'i a section of thatch 11  
83 to work word info ŋalue   11  
101 to fly lele   11  
136 wind savili (breeze) 11  
141 wet susū   11  
153 big nui works as a verb "to be great" or "to augment" instead of an adjective. 11  
194 how? word info faʔapēfea   11  
16 intestines ŋāʔau   12  
89 to hold word info ʔuʔu   12  
102 rat ʔiole   12  
104 fat/grease suni   12  
106 snake ŋata   12  
124 sea vasa   12 L?
131 cloud word info ao   12  
133 rain timu   12  
137 to blow word info sau   12  
140 dry word info paʔaʔa   12  
153 big lasi (archaic/formal) 12  
155 long word info loloa "long" or "expansive" 12  
152 small itiiti   121  
20 to know, be knowledgeable ilo-a   13  
105 tail iʔu   13  
105 tail siʔusiʔu   13  
112 rotten word info pala   13  
118 grass mutia   13  
149 red ʔula   13  
180 far mamao   13  
191 all ʔātoa   13  
195 no, not leai   13?, 84  
57 husband tāne   14  
61 house fale   14  
88 to squeeze word info ʔoʔomi   14  
95 to fall word info tō-   14  
102 rat ʔimoa   14  
103 meat/flesh ʔaʔano   14  
104 fat/grease ŋaʔo   14  
127 woods/forest vao   14  
134 thunder fāititili   14  
36 to spit anu   14, 84  
81 sharp maʔai   14, 16  
197 One word info e tasi   14, 48  
32 tongue alelo   15  
66 to tie up, fasten noa   15  
67 to sew word info suʔi   15  
51 to sit nofo   16  
78 to cut, hack word info sele   16  
164 good malie   16  
186 you ʔoutou (plural) 16  
164 good lelei   17  
171 to hide word info nanā   17  
25 neck ua   18  
47 to yawn māvava   19  
22 to fear fefe   1?  
73 to steal ŋaoi Common vernacular 1?  
161 shy, ashamed matamuli   1?  
188 what? word info ʔo le ā   1?  
8 to turn word info fāliu   2  
30 mouth ŋutu   2  
52 to stand   2  
74 to kill tāmate   2  
81 sharp masele   2  
93 to pound, beat word info tuʔituʔi   2  
115 root aʔa   2  
122 water word info vai   2  
135 lightning uila   2  
145 smoke word info asu   2  
192 and ma   2  
209 One Hundred word info lau Hundred (Prt).(Source: Pollex) 2  
210 One Thousand word info mano 10,000 (multiple thousands) 2  
185 we word info mātou   2, 39  
159 wide vateatea   21  
159 wide āteatea   21  
132 fog nefu   22  
19 shoulder tauʔau   22?  
42 to suck susu   25  
12 skin paʔu   27  
125 salt māsima   3  
154 short word info puʔupuʔu   3  
157 thick word info matolutolu   3  
161 shy, ashamed sila   3  
161 shy, ashamed silasila   3  
204 Eight word info valu POllex 06: Valu. :Eight. 3  
210 One Thousand word info afe Thousand (Source: Pollex) 3  
181 where? word info ʔo fea   3, 35  
207 Twenty word info lua sefulu   3, 6  
2 left tau-aŋavale   31  
172 to climb word info aʔe   32  
50 to dream miti   36  
132 fog puao   36  
129 moon māsina   37, 5  
140 dry word info paʔupaʔu   38  
179 near vālata close together 38?  
23 blood toto   4  
84 to plant   4  
120 stone maʔa   4  
26 hair word info lau ulu   40  
7 to come sau   44  
107 worm (earthworm) ʔanufe   45  
142 heavy mamafa   46, 67  
162 old word info tuai   48  
82 dull, blunt matatupa   49  
9 to swim ʔaʔau   5  
87 to swell word info fefete   5  
98 egg fuāmoa   5  
170 when? word info afea   5  
170 when? word info anafea   5  
174 in, inside loto within 5  
206 Ten word info gafulu Ten (Prt). Not given by (Mnr).(Source: Pollex) 5  
206 Ten word info sefulu   5  
3 right tau-matau   5, 13  
205 Nine word info iva Nine.(Source: Pollex) 5, 66  
99 feather ʔula   50  
15 bone ivi   52, 5  
71 to stab, pierce tui   52?  
78 to cut, hack word info faʔa-mutu   54, 14  
95 to fall word info paʔū   59  
150 yellow sāmasama   59  
5 to walk savali   6  
5 to walk saele   6  
63 name iŋoa   6  
76 to live, be alive ola   6  
126 lake loto   6  
144 to burn word info susunu   6  
172 to climb word info piʔi   6  
193 if ʔa|na   6  
56 child tamaitiiti   6, 64  
64 to say tautala   60  
151 green usiusi   61?  
155 long word info ʔumi   63  
148 white sina   66  
146 ash lefulefu   67  
33 to laugh ʔata   7  
38 to chew word info lamu   7  
49 to lie down word info ta'oto   7  
80 to split word info isi   7  
80 to split word info matofi   7  
87 to swell word info fula   7  
96 dog ʔulī polite word for dog, rarely used. 7  
107 worm (earthworm) to'e sea snake 7  
125 salt miti (salty water) 7  
129 moon mālama   7  
147 black uliuli   7  
168 day   7  
190 other ʔo se tasi another 7  
139 cold word info malūlū   74  
73 to steal 'aisola chiefly register 7?  
73 to steal 'aisā chiefly register 7?  
190 other isi   7?  
41 to bite u   8  
46 to see matamata   8  
58 wife āvā   8  
69 to hunt word info tuli   8  
72 to hit word info tu'i   8  
137 to blow word info aŋi   8  
138 warm word info vevela   8  
138 warm word info vela   8  
144 to burn word info tafu   8  
148 white tea   8  
166 correct, true tonu   8  
166 correct, true talitonu moral truth/belief 8  
166 correct, true amiotonu socially correct behavior 8  
176 below i lalo   8  
190 other ʔese   8  
196 to count faitau   8  
35 to vomit luaʔi to spit out 8, 31  
21 to think māfaufau   8?  
74 to kill fasioti   8?  
14 belly manava   9  
21 to think manatu   9  
29 to sniff, smell soŋi   9  
41 to bite utia   9  
77 to scratch word info lala'u   9  
77 to scratch word info fela'u   9  
91 to buy fa'atau mai   9  
107 worm (earthworm) 'elemutu wood-worm 9  
154 short word info poto short-legged, stunted 9  
159 wide lautele   9  
165 bad, evil 'ino'ino "disgusting," "reproachful" or "abominable" 9  
175 above i luŋa   9  
179 near lata   9  
91 to buy tautotoŋi   9, 10  
179 near tafatafa adjacent 9?  
186 you 'oulua (dual) x  
187 they lāʔua   x  

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