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Language: Anuta

Source/Author:  POLLEX 2000 (Bruce Biggs & Ross Clark) 
Notes:  Additional Data taken from the Blust's ACD 
Data Entry:  Typed By: Simon Greenhill  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:Futunic 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
19 shoulder      
47 to yawn      
68 needle      
70 to shoot word info      
85 to choose      
106 snake      
107 worm (earthworm)      
125 salt      
126 lake      
158 narrow      
159 wide      
190 other      
207 Twenty word info      
208 Fifty word info      
3 right matau   5, 13  
15 bone ivi   52, 5  
54 man/male tamaaroa   x?  
57 husband matua   36  
102 rat kiore   12  
103 meat/flesh kanofi   14  
118 grass vao      
170 when? word info fukalu      
197 One word info tasi   14, 48  
145 smoke word info autiapi (Fbg) 2  
76 to live, be alive ma-uri (Source ACD): live, be alive, life, soul 1, 76  
178 that e-na (source: ACD) 1  
15 bone ui <Ui. :Bone (Yen) B.> 52 L
175 above ruŋa Above (Fbg) 9  
22 to fear mataku Afraid, fear 1  
191 all katoa All, each, every (Fbg) 13  
192 and maa And (used with numerals) (Fbg) 2  
97 bird manu(manu) Animal (Fbg) 1  
146 ash repu Ashes (Yen) 67  
173 at i at 1  
13 back word info m-uri back, the rear portion of something, behind 3  
165 bad, evil kovi Bad (Fbg). Probable loan from Tongan 10 L
39 to cook word info tao Bake in earth oven (Fbg) 10  
161 shy, ashamed paka/maa Be ashamed (Yen) 1  
14 belly aro/aro Belly, bowels (Yen) 10  
14 belly ma(a)nava Belly, stomach (Fbg) 9  
176 below raro Below (Yen) 8  
153 big rai Big (Yen) 12  
97 bird manu Bird or flying insect (Fbg) 1  
41 to bite kati Bite (Yen) 1, 55  
147 black uri Black (Yen) 7  
23 blood toto Blood (Yen) 4  
137 to blow word info pu/pui/ Blow (Yen) 6  
26 hair word info puru Body-hair, feathers (Yen) 31  
18 breast uu Breast (Fbg) 1  
28 to breathe maanava Breath, to rest (Fbg) 1  
56 child tamati Child (Fbg) B. [<] 6, 64 L
172 to climb word info kake Climb (Yen) 32  
131 cloud word info ao Cloud (Fbg) 12  
139 cold word info makariri Cold (Yen) 1, 52  
7 to come au come 44  
166 correct, true tonu Correct, right 8  
196 to count rau Count (Yen) 8, 62  
196 to count ta/tau Count, read (Fbg) 8  
78 to cut, hack word info motu Cut, break (Yen) 54, 14  
168 day ao Day (not night), day (period of time) (Fbg), Green 71 notes this is a loan from Tikopia   L
112 rotten word info popo Decayed (Yen) 14  
75 to die, be dead mate Die (Yen) 1  
90 to dig keri Dig 1  
90 to dig kenu Disturb earth with foot (Yen) 6  
96 dog korii Dog 7  
50 to dream miti Dream 36  
40 to drink inu Drink (Yen) 1  
140 dry word info pakupaku dry 38  
82 dull, blunt pengu Dull, not sharp (e.g. of a knife) (Fbg) 12  
11 dust kokopu dust    
43 ear tariŋa Ear (Cpl) 1  
37 to eat kai Eat, food (Yen) 1, 44  
98 egg puai egg 5  
204 Eight word info varu eight 3  
105 tail t/iku/tiku End, tail of fish or animal (Fbg) 13  
91 to buy taui Exchange, purchase, price, pay (Fbg) 9  
45 eye mata Eye 1  
180 far mamao far 13  
104 fat/grease momona fat/grease 1, 65  
60 father tama/na Father (Fbg) 1  
60 father tamai Father (Fbg) B. [<] 1 L
99 feather puru feather 1  
143 fire api Fire (Yen) 1  
185 we word info tou First person incl. plural incorporated pronoun (Fbg) 39  
182 I kau First person singular pronoun used as subject in active 1, 21  
111 fish ika Fish n 1  
1 hand nima Five, hand-arm (Fbg) B. [<]   L
201 Five word info nima Five, hand-arm (Fbg) B.[>].(Source: Pollex) 1 L
123 to flow tatape flow 10  
101 to fly rere Fly, run, travel on water (as a boat) (Fbg) 11  
132 fog nepu fog 22  
200 Four word info paa Four (Cpl) 1, 66  
117 fruit pua Fruit (Yen) 1  
164 good rerei Good (Yen) 17  
89 to hold word info kuku Grasp a small object which may be completely held in the hand (Fbg) 12  
127 woods/forest vao Grassy tract (Yen) 14  
151 green mata green 11  
151 green kepu green 9  
86 to grow word info tupu Grow (Yen) 1  
16 intestines taepikopiko guts    
1 hand rima Hand-arm (Yen) 1  
24 head uru Head (Yen) 1  
44 to hear roŋo hear 1  
142 heavy mamafa Heavy (Yen) 46, 67  
65 rope maea Heavy rope (Fbg) 10  
72 to hit word info tuki Hit, strike (Yen) 8  
93 to pound, beat word info tuki Hit, strike (Yen) 20, 2  
61 house pare House (Yen) 14  
194 how? word info pepeeki How? (Yen) 11, 52  
69 to hunt word info turi hunt 28  
69 to hunt word info para hunt    
182 I au I,me 1, 21  
193 if pe if 28  
174 in, inside i roto in 5  
74 to kill ta mate kill 2  
144 to burn word info tutu Kindle, ignite (Fbg) 6  
20 to know, be knowledgeable iroa Know, understand (Fbg) 13  
33 to laugh kata Laugh 7  
114 leaf rau leaf 1  
2 left tema Left (Fbg) 11  
4 leg/foot vae Leg (Yen) 1, 100  
49 to lie down word info takoto lie down 7  
76 to live, be alive mauri Life, alive (Yen) 1, 76  
76 to live, be alive ora Life, health (Yen) 6  
135 lightning kakamo lightning 36  
17 liver ate Liver (Yen) 1  
155 long word info ro(ro)a Long (Yen) 12  
108 louse word info kutu Louse 1  
144 to burn word info tapu Make a fire 8  
53 person/human being tangata Man, person 1, 66  
54 man/male tangata Man, Person, Bachelor (Fbg) 12, 14  
103 meat/flesh kanopi Meat, flesh, eyeball 14  
129 moon maaina Moon, month (Yen) B. [<] 37, 5 L
109 mosquito namu Mosquito 1  
59 mother nau Mother (term of address) (Fbg) 7  
59 mother tinana Mother (Yen) 1  
30 mouth ngutu Mouth, cutting edge of a blade or weapon (Fbg) 2  
10 dirty parapara Mud (Fbg) 7  
63 name ingoa Name 6  
25 neck ua Neck (Yen) 18  
163 new pou New (Yen) 1  
167 night poo Night (Yen) 1  
167 night pouri Night, darkness, be dark (Fbg) B. [<] 10 L
205 Nine word info iva Nine (Yen).(Source: Pollex). Green 71 notes this is a loan from Tikopia 5, 66 L
195 no, not kairo no 83?  
27 nose iu Nose (Fbg) 1  
124 sea moana Ocean beyond the reef (Fbg) 10  
162 old word info mātua old (person) 1  
162 old word info mātua old (thing) 1  
197 One word info tai One (Fbg) B. [<] 14, 48 L
209 One Hundred word info rau One hundred (Fbg).(Source: Pollex) 2  
124 sea vata Open sea (Fbg) 12 L?
77 to scratch word info koii Polex 06: Koii. :To scratch with one`s fingernail (Fbg). 12  
38 to chew word info kamu Pollex 06 Kamu. :Chew (Fbg). 7?  
121 sand kere Pollex 06: Kere. :Soil, sand (Fbg). 30, 74  
46 to see mamata Pollex 06: Mamata. :To see (Fbg). 8  
134 thunder mana Pollex 06: Mana. :Thunder (Yen). 37  
179 near nei Pollex 06: Nei. :Here, near speaker. 31  
160 painful, sick ngaengae Pollex 06: Ngaengae. :Sick, ill (Fbg). 10  
116 flower pua Pollex 06: Pua. :Flower (Yen). 1  
95 to fall word info remo Pollex 06: Remo. :To drop an object; for an object to fall (Fbg). 88?  
92 to open, uncover ta/tara Pollex 06: Ta/tara/. :Untie open (Fbg). 10  
144 to burn word info tungia Put fire to something, throw something in fire 7  
133 rain ua Rain 1  
102 rat kumaa Rat (Fbg) 13  
149 red mero Red (Fbg) 1, 16  
149 red oata Red or reddish-brown (Fbg) b. [<] 15 L
6 road/path ara Road (Yen) 1  
120 stone patu Rock, stone (Fbg) 1  
115 root tapito Root, base (Yen)    
112 rotten word info para Rotten (Yen) 13  
119 earth/soil kerekere Sand, dirt, dirty, world (Fbg) 10  
64 to say karaŋa say 128?  
186 you kotou Second person plural personal pronoun (Fbg) 16  
186 you korua Second person pronoun, independant form, you (Fbg) x  
186 you koru Second person pronoun, preposed, you (Fbg) x  
203 Seven word info pitu Seven.(Source: Pollex) 1  
67 to sew word info titina sew 5  
81 sharp kakai Sharp (as a knife) (Fbg) 14, 67  
154 short word info nounou short 42  
51 to sit nopo Sit 16  
202 Six word info ono six 1  
12 skin kiri skin 1  
24 head poko/uru Skull (Fbg) 10, 62  
128 sky raŋi Sky (Yen) 1  
48 to sleep moe sleep 10  
152 small riki small 66  
113 branch word info rara Small branch (Fbg) 1, 33  
29 to sniff, smell nanamu smell 41  
145 smoke word info autiapi Smoke (Fbg) 2  
119 earth/soil kere Soil, sand (Fbg) 10  
110 spider karevereve spider 1  
36 to spit anu Spit (Fbg) 14, 84  
80 to split word info papai split 4  
80 to split word info pai split 4  
88 to squeeze word info kukumi Squeeze or compress something between the hands, as in expressing coconut cream, without the aid of hibiscus fibre strainer (Fbg) 14  
71 to stab, pierce toka/i Stab (Yen) 67?  
71 to stab, pierce tokai Stab (Yen) 67?  
52 to stand tuu Stand (Yen) 2  
130 star petū star 1  
73 to steal kaia/kaiaa Steal (Yen) 7  
72 to hit word info taa Strike, chop 10  
42 to suck miti Suck (Yen) 8  
87 to swell word info ūra swell 7  
9 to swim ka/kau Swim (singular) (Fbg) 5  
9 to swim kakau Swim, singular (Fbg) 5  
206 Ten word info pu/angapuru/ Ten (Fbg).(Source: Pollex) 5  
62 thatch/roof taotao thatch 23  
187 they na They dual (Fbg) [&<] x L
157 thick word info maatoru Thick (Yen) 3  
156 thin word info manipi/nipi Thin (Yen) 1  
187 they naaua Third person dual pronoun (Fbg) [&<] x  
184 he/she ia Third person singular personal pronoun 1  
177 this ieni this 1  
210 One Thousand word info ape Thousand, A thousand, or ten thousand (Fbg).(Source: Pollex) 3  
210 One Thousand word info mano Thousand, A thousand, or ten thousand (Fbg).(Source: Pollex) 2  
199 Three word info toru Three 1  
66 to tie up, fasten pau Tie (Yen) 11  
66 to tie up, fasten nonoo Tie two pieces of cord together, cord (Fbg) - Ton loan ? - JCM 15  
171 to hide word info mu/muni/ To hide (Fbg) 1, 67  
84 to plant too To plant (Yen) 4  
88 to squeeze word info tatau To squeeze (Fbg) 13  
73 to steal kaia To steal (Fbg) 7  
21 to think maanatu To think (Fbg) 9  
21 to think maanatu To think (Fbg) 9  
94 to throw word info peepee To throw (Fbg) 12  
94 to throw word info peiia To throw, carried away by wind or tide (Fbg) 12  
83 to work word info ngarue To work, to move (Fbg) 11  
32 tongue arero tongue 15  
31 tooth nipo Tooth 1  
79 stick/wood raakau Tree, plant, wood, stick (Fbg) 1  
113 branch word info raakau Tree, plant, wood, stick (Fbg) 1, 4  
8 to turn word info puri turn 15  
198 Two word info rua Two (Yen) 1  
35 to vomit rua Vomit 8  
5 to walk aere Walk, walk about (Fbg) 6  
138 warm word info mapanapana warm 1, 72  
122 water word info vai Water (Clk) 2  
34 to cry tangi Weep 1  
141 wet parapara wet 38  
188 what? word info aa What? (Grn) 1  
181 where? word info pea Where? 3, 35  
148 white kena White (Fbg) 10  
148 white tea White (Yen) 8  
189 who? word info ai Who?, whom? (Fbg) 1  
58 wife nopine Wife (Fbg) 5, 66  
136 wind matangi Wind 1, 66  
100 wing kapakau Wing (Yen) 1, 59  
20 to know, be knowledgeable poto Wise, expert (Fbg) 15  
192 and mo With 9  
55 woman/female papine Woman (Yen) 1, 106  
169 year tau Year (Fbg) 1  
150 yellow tetenga Yellow 12?  
183 thou koe You (Sing.) 1  
183 thou koe You (Sing.) 1  
183 thou ke You singular, used as subject in active constructions (Fbg) 5  
186 you ke You singular, used as subject in active constructions (Fbg) 1?  

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