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

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