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

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