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Language: Lakalai

Source/Author:  A. Chowning 
Notes:  Chowning, A. (1996) Relations among languages of West New Britain: an assessment of recent theories and evidence. Pp. 7-62 In M.D. Ross, Ed. Studies in Languages of New Britain and New Ireland. 1: Austronesian Languages of the North New Guinea Cluster in Northwestern New Britain. Pacific Linguistics, C-135. 
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:Western Oceanic:Meso Melanesian:Willaumez 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
1 hand lima   1  
2 left meru   18  
3 right labalaba cf94    
4 leg/foot vaha   20  
5 to walk tuga   13  
6 road/path gauru   9  
7 to come go-mai   1, 90  
8 to turn word info vulo   33  
9 to swim puru   13  
10 dirty mumugu   18  
11 dust magasa-pupusi EarthRises 10  
12 skin kulikuli   1  
12 skin vovo =body 13  
13 back word info poga   19  
13 back word info poke   19  
14 belly tia   1  
15 bone tuha   1, 10  
16 intestines tamusi   18  
17 liver hate   1  
18 breast susu   1  
19 shoulder pala   1  
19 shoulder belo   26  
20 to know, be knowledgeable rovi   21  
21 to think gabutatala   87  
22 to fear taga   12  
22 to fear matau   1  
23 blood kasoso   11  
24 head gama   22  
25 neck loho   28  
26 hair word info ivu   13  
27 nose maisu   1, 75  
28 to breathe lalahate   21  
29 to sniff, smell aso   1  
30 mouth hare   15  
31 tooth livo   1, 35  
32 tongue kalamea   7, 14  
33 to laugh lege   28  
34 to cry tali   1  
35 to vomit kalalua   8  
36 to spit kapute   19, 92  
36 to spit kavarasi   26  
37 to eat ani   1  
38 to chew word info gari   12  
38 to chew word info kamuta   71  
39 to cook word info gutu   15  
40 to drink liu   1  
41 to bite ala   1  
41 to bite tolo   24  
41 to bite koro   15  
41 to bite gari      
42 to suck susu   25  
43 ear gavusa   7  
44 to hear lolo   1, 36  
45 eye mata   1  
46 to see hilo   119  
47 to yawn tolomaha   19, 25  
48 to sleep mavuta   15  
49 to lie down word info mavuta   69  
50 to dream tagabara   16  
51 to sit pou   24  
52 to stand magiri   1  
53 person/human being tau 1 1  
54 man/male tahalo man 18  
54 man/male hatamale male 1, 14  
55 woman/female tavile woman 1, 35  
55 woman/female hatavile female 1, 35  
56 child guliliki   13  
57 husband harua   2  
58 wife rutu   16  
59 mother tila   1  
60 father tama   1  
61 house luma   1  
62 thatch/roof varu forehead 14  
62 thatch/roof ivu hair 32  
63 name isa   1, 66  
64 to say vei   13, 93  
65 rope mota   13  
66 to tie up, fasten kisi   20  
66 to tie up, fasten solo      
66 to tie up, fasten vuu      
67 to sew word info sahi   2  
68 needle salu   1  
69 to hunt word info vamusi   20  
70 to shoot word info kapiti      
71 to stab, pierce ubi      
72 to hit word info kue   20  
73 to steal pakali   14  
74 to kill bili   19  
75 to die, be dead peho   7  
76 to live, be alive oio      
76 to live, be alive mahuli   1, 76  
77 to scratch word info kasi   5  
78 to cut, hack word info vari   13?  
78 to cut, hack word info tubi      
78 to cut, hack word info tolo   28  
79 stick/wood malege      
80 to split word info sulu   38  
81 sharp kara   69  
81 sharp mata   36  
82 dull, blunt matatupo 'sharp' + 'not' x  
83 to work word info igo-golu   18  
84 to plant galu   14  
85 to choose isu      
86 to grow word info tubu   1  
87 to swell word info sogo   15  
87 to swell word info buku   24  
87 to swell word info pore      
88 to squeeze word info bebe   21, 80  
89 to hold word info abi   23  
89 to hold word info sau   20  
90 to dig oli   1  
91 to buy loto   16  
92 to open, uncover kope   16  
93 to pound, beat word info katu   17  
93 to pound, beat word info voro      
94 to throw word info pigi   39  
94 to throw word info laba   16  
95 to fall word info boru      
95 to fall word info paru   23  
96 dog paia   14  
97 bird malu   1  
98 egg hatotolu   1  
99 feather ivu   7  
99 feather kokoma   10  
100 wing palapala   17  
101 to fly lovo   1  
102 rat kusuke   3, 86  
103 meat/flesh maili   20  
104 fat/grease molamola   1, 65  
105 tail kiu   1  
106 snake pase      
107 worm (earthworm) pakeso      
107 worm (earthworm) kirere   12  
108 louse word info utu   1  
109 mosquito lamo   1  
110 spider kamimisi   14  
111 fish ia   1  
112 rotten word info mavulu   1, 65  
112 rotten word info parara   13  
112 rotten word info pusa   9, 73  
113 branch word info halala   1  
114 leaf galalau   15  
115 root ua   39  
116 flower sesee   16  
117 fruit vavua   1  
118 grass rako      
119 earth/soil magasa   17  
120 stone uati   1  
121 sand magasa-la-mago earthofsea 14  
122 water word info lalu   1, 43  
123 to flow sali   24  
124 sea mago   16  
125 salt mimila   9  
126 lake      
127 woods/forest tibulu   19  
128 sky lagi   1  
128 sky lage   1  
129 moon taio   10  
130 star matatabu   15  
131 cloud word info gauku   20?  
131 cloud word info mori      
132 fog gauku   14  
132 fog veto   21  
133 rain hura   1  
134 thunder mori kumu      
134 thunder kuraraba   25  
135 lightning sima   15  
135 lightning meme   37  
136 wind lolovi   17  
137 to blow word info vai   78  
137 to blow word info vahi   78  
138 warm word info tivura   17  
139 cold word info maigi   1  
140 dry word info tagara   35  
140 dry word info masaga   11  
141 wet beta   18  
142 heavy tikumu   16  
143 fire havi   1  
144 to burn word info goo      
144 to burn word info goho      
145 smoke word info sosobu   17  
146 ash buburo   14  
147 black kuru   14  
147 black parakuru   14  
148 white kakea   20  
149 red magegese   23  
150 yellow ialalo   9  
151 green lamalivoloo      
151 green kakesa   8  
152 small bisi   14  
153 big uru   17  
154 short word info boboto   9  
155 long word info malau   12  
156 thin word info malauga      
156 thin word info tavi   8  
157 thick word info uru      
157 thick word info bitolu   3  
158 narrow bisi kapilikia=ofdoorwayonly 31  
158 narrow kapilikia of door way only 1  
159 wide uru      
160 painful, sick ligi      
160 painful, sick lea   20  
161 shy, ashamed mahela   42  
162 old word info uru big 16  
163 new halaba   9  
164 good taritigi   24  
164 good tigi   24  
165 bad, evil kama kokora notadequate 15  
166 correct, true taritigi      
166 correct, true sesele   16  
166 correct, true matata straight 28  
167 night logo   11  
168 day haro   1, 54  
169 year leavala rainyseason 12  
170 when? word info gaisa (future) 1  
170 when? word info alisa (past) 1  
170 when? word info alaisa (past) 1  
171 to hide word info tari-kokovu   10  
172 to climb word info go-ata      
172 to climb word info sae   2  
173 at oio te   10  
174 in, inside o-ilo   1, 26  
175 above o-ata   1  
176 below o-talo   15  
177 this -le   9  
177 this ale   9  
178 that aleo   18  
179 near hagavi   19  
180 far malau   21  
181 where? word info o-ve   3  
181 where? word info oio-ve   3  
182 I ŋa (eau)   x  
183 thou eme   8  
184 he/she eia   1  
185 we word info etatou   2  
185 we word info amiteu   2  
186 you amutou   32  
187 they egiteu   25  
188 what? word info (la)-rova   28  
188 what? word info lava   1  
189 who? word info ere(i)   1  
190 other isapolo   9  
191 all tomi   18  
192 and me   2  
193 if      
194 how? word info mave   17  
194 how? word info ilava      
195 no, not ouka no,not 49  
195 no, not ka(ma)   19  
196 to count gigi   17  
197 One word info -saa   1  
197 One word info -sasa   1  
198 Two word info -lua   1  
199 Three word info -tolu   1  
200 Four word info -vaa   1  
201 Five word info      
202 Six word info      
203 Seven word info      
204 Eight word info      
205 Nine word info      
206 Ten word info      
207 Twenty word info      
208 Fifty word info      
209 One Hundred word info      
210 One Thousand word info      

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