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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:
175 above ruŋa Above (Fbg) 9  
191 all katoa All, each, every (Fbg) 13  
192 and maa And (used with numerals) (Fbg) 2  
192 and mo With 9  
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
14 belly ma(a)nava Belly, stomach (Fbg) 9  
14 belly aro/aro Belly, bowels (Yen) 10  
176 below raro Below (Yen) 8  
153 big rai Big (Yen) 12  
97 bird manu Bird or flying insect (Fbg) 1  
97 bird manu(manu) Animal (Fbg) 1  
147 black uri Black (Yen) 7  
23 blood toto Blood (Yen) 4  
15 bone ui <Ui. :Bone (Yen) B.> 52 L
15 bone ivi   52, 5  
113 branch word info rara Small branch (Fbg) 1, 33  
113 branch word info raakau Tree, plant, wood, stick (Fbg) 1, 4  
18 breast uu Breast (Fbg) 1  
56 child tamati Child (Fbg) B. [<] 6, 64 L
131 cloud word info ao Cloud (Fbg) 12  
139 cold word info makariri Cold (Yen) 1, 52  
166 correct, true tonu Correct, right 8  
168 day ao Day (not night), day (period of time) (Fbg), Green 71 notes this is a loan from Tikopia   L
10 dirty parapara Mud (Fbg) 7  
96 dog korii Dog 7  
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  
119 earth/soil kere Soil, sand (Fbg) 10  
119 earth/soil kerekere Sand, dirt, dirty, world (Fbg) 10  
98 egg puai egg 5  
204 Eight word info varu eight 3  
45 eye mata Eye 1  
180 far mamao far 13  
104 fat/grease momona fat/grease 1, 65  
60 father tamai Father (Fbg) B. [<] 1 L
60 father tama/na Father (Fbg) 1  
99 feather puru feather 1  
208 Fifty word info      
143 fire api Fire (Yen) 1  
111 fish ika Fish n 1  
201 Five word info nima Five, hand-arm (Fbg) B.[>].(Source: Pollex) 1 L
116 flower pua Pollex 06: Pua. :Flower (Yen). 1  
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  
118 grass vao      
151 green mata green 11  
151 green kepu green 9  
26 hair word info puru Body-hair, feathers (Yen) 31  
1 hand rima Hand-arm (Yen) 1  
1 hand nima Five, hand-arm (Fbg) B. [<]   L
184 he/she ia Third person singular personal pronoun 1  
24 head poko/uru Skull (Fbg) 10, 62  
24 head uru Head (Yen) 1  
142 heavy mamafa Heavy (Yen) 46, 67  
61 house pare House (Yen) 14  
194 how? word info pepeeki How? (Yen) 11, 52  
57 husband matua   36  
182 I au I,me 1, 21  
182 I kau First person singular pronoun used as subject in active 1, 21  
193 if pe if 28  
174 in, inside i roto in 5  
16 intestines taepikopiko guts    
126 lake      
114 leaf rau leaf 1  
2 left tema Left (Fbg) 11  
4 leg/foot vae Leg (Yen) 1, 100  
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  
54 man/male tangata Man, Person, Bachelor (Fbg) 12, 14  
54 man/male tamaaroa   x?  
103 meat/flesh kanopi Meat, flesh, eyeball 14  
103 meat/flesh kanofi   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  
63 name ingoa Name 6  
158 narrow      
179 near nei Pollex 06: Nei. :Here, near speaker. 31  
25 neck ua Neck (Yen) 18  
68 needle      
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  
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
197 One word info tasi   14, 48  
209 One Hundred word info rau One hundred (Fbg).(Source: Pollex) 2  
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  
190 other      
160 painful, sick ngaengae Pollex 06: Ngaengae. :Sick, ill (Fbg). 10  
53 person/human being tangata Man, person 1, 66  
133 rain ua Rain 1  
102 rat kumaa Rat (Fbg) 13  
102 rat kiore   12  
149 red oata Red or reddish-brown (Fbg) b. [<] 15 L
149 red mero Red (Fbg) 1, 16  
3 right matau   5, 13  
6 road/path ara Road (Yen) 1  
115 root tapito Root, base (Yen)    
65 rope maea Heavy rope (Fbg) 10  
112 rotten word info para Rotten (Yen) 13  
112 rotten word info popo Decayed (Yen) 14  
125 salt      
121 sand kere Pollex 06: Kere. :Soil, sand (Fbg). 30, 74  
124 sea moana Ocean beyond the reef (Fbg) 10  
124 sea vata Open sea (Fbg) 12 L?
203 Seven word info pitu Seven.(Source: Pollex) 1  
81 sharp kakai Sharp (as a knife) (Fbg) 14, 67  
154 short word info nounou short 42  
19 shoulder      
161 shy, ashamed paka/maa Be ashamed (Yen) 1  
202 Six word info ono six 1  
12 skin kiri skin 1  
128 sky raŋi Sky (Yen) 1  
152 small riki small 66  
145 smoke word info autiapi (Fbg) 2  
145 smoke word info autiapi Smoke (Fbg) 2  
106 snake      
110 spider karevereve spider 1  
130 star petū star 1  
79 stick/wood raakau Tree, plant, wood, stick (Fbg) 1  
120 stone patu Rock, stone (Fbg) 1  
105 tail t/iku/tiku End, tail of fish or animal (Fbg) 13  
206 Ten word info pu/angapuru/ Ten (Fbg).(Source: Pollex) 5  
178 that e-na (source: ACD) 1  
62 thatch/roof taotao thatch 23  
187 they na They dual (Fbg) [&<] x L
187 they naaua Third person dual pronoun (Fbg) [&<] x  
157 thick word info maatoru Thick (Yen) 3  
156 thin word info manipi/nipi Thin (Yen) 1  
177 this ieni this 1  
183 thou ke You singular, used as subject in active constructions (Fbg) 5  
183 thou koe You (Sing.) 1  
183 thou koe You (Sing.) 1  
199 Three word info toru Three 1  
134 thunder mana Pollex 06: Mana. :Thunder (Yen). 37  
41 to bite kati Bite (Yen) 1, 55  
137 to blow word info pu/pui/ Blow (Yen) 6  
28 to breathe maanava Breath, to rest (Fbg) 1  
144 to burn word info tapu Make a fire 8  
144 to burn word info tungia Put fire to something, throw something in fire 7  
144 to burn word info tutu Kindle, ignite (Fbg) 6  
91 to buy taui Exchange, purchase, price, pay (Fbg) 9  
38 to chew word info kamu Pollex 06 Kamu. :Chew (Fbg). 7?  
85 to choose      
172 to climb word info kake Climb (Yen) 32  
7 to come au come 44  
39 to cook word info tao Bake in earth oven (Fbg) 10  
196 to count rau Count (Yen) 8, 62  
196 to count ta/tau Count, read (Fbg) 8  
34 to cry tangi Weep 1  
78 to cut, hack word info motu Cut, break (Yen) 54, 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  
50 to dream miti Dream 36  
40 to drink inu Drink (Yen) 1  
37 to eat kai Eat, food (Yen) 1, 44  
95 to fall word info remo Pollex 06: Remo. :To drop an object; for an object to fall (Fbg). 88?  
22 to fear mataku Afraid, fear 1  
123 to flow tatape flow 10  
101 to fly rere Fly, run, travel on water (as a boat) (Fbg) 11  
86 to grow word info tupu Grow (Yen) 1  
44 to hear roŋo hear 1  
171 to hide word info mu/muni/ To hide (Fbg) 1, 67  
72 to hit word info taa Strike, chop 10  
72 to hit word info tuki Hit, strike (Yen) 8  
89 to hold word info kuku Grasp a small object which may be completely held in the hand (Fbg) 12  
69 to hunt word info turi hunt 28  
69 to hunt word info para hunt    
74 to kill ta mate kill 2  
20 to know, be knowledgeable iroa Know, understand (Fbg) 13  
20 to know, be knowledgeable poto Wise, expert (Fbg) 15  
33 to laugh kata Laugh 7  
49 to lie down word info takoto lie down 7  
76 to live, be alive ora Life, health (Yen) 6  
76 to live, be alive mauri Life, alive (Yen) 1, 76  
76 to live, be alive ma-uri (Source ACD): live, be alive, life, soul 1, 76  
92 to open, uncover ta/tara Pollex 06: Ta/tara/. :Untie open (Fbg). 10  
84 to plant too To plant (Yen) 4  
93 to pound, beat word info tuki Hit, strike (Yen) 20, 2  
64 to say karaŋa say 128?  
77 to scratch word info koii Polex 06: Koii. :To scratch with one`s fingernail (Fbg). 12  
46 to see mamata Pollex 06: Mamata. :To see (Fbg). 8  
67 to sew word info titina sew 5  
70 to shoot word info      
51 to sit nopo Sit 16  
48 to sleep moe sleep 10  
29 to sniff, smell nanamu smell 41  
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 tatau To squeeze (Fbg) 13  
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  
73 to steal kaia/kaiaa Steal (Yen) 7  
73 to steal kaia To steal (Fbg) 7  
42 to suck miti Suck (Yen) 8  
87 to swell word info ūra swell 7  
9 to swim kakau Swim, singular (Fbg) 5  
9 to swim ka/kau Swim (singular) (Fbg) 5  
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  
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  
8 to turn word info puri turn 15  
35 to vomit rua Vomit 8  
5 to walk aere Walk, walk about (Fbg) 6  
83 to work word info ngarue To work, to move (Fbg) 11  
47 to yawn      
32 tongue arero tongue 15  
31 tooth nipo Tooth 1  
207 Twenty word info      
198 Two word info rua Two (Yen) 1  
138 warm word info mapanapana warm 1, 72  
122 water word info vai Water (Clk) 2  
185 we word info tou First person incl. plural incorporated pronoun (Fbg) 39  
141 wet parapara wet 38  
188 what? word info aa What? (Grn) 1  
170 when? word info fukalu      
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  
159 wide      
58 wife nopine Wife (Fbg) 5, 66  
136 wind matangi Wind 1, 66  
100 wing kapakau Wing (Yen) 1, 59  
55 woman/female papine Woman (Yen) 1, 106  
127 woods/forest vao Grassy tract (Yen) 14  
107 worm (earthworm)      
169 year tau Year (Fbg) 1  
150 yellow tetenga Yellow 12?  
186 you ke You singular, used as subject in active constructions (Fbg) 1?  
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  

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