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

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