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Language: Vano

Source/Author:  Tryon & Hackman (1983) and Cashmore (1972) 
Notes:  Tryon, D.T. & Hackman, B. (1983) Solomon Islands languages: an internal classification.


Cashmore, C. (1972) Vocabularies of the Santa Cruz Islands, British Solomon Islands Protectorate. 
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Classification:  Austronesian:Malayo-Polynesian:Central-Eastern:Eastern Malayo-Polynesian:Oceanic:Temotu:Utupua-Vanikoro 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
1 hand me arm 1  
2 left mʷaure   1  
2 left mwaure left    
3 right fakane right    
4 leg/foot kele leg 1?  
5 to walk lafau walk    
5 to walk pwo go down    
5 to walk le go    
5 to walk fene go up    
6 road/path nene road 16  
7 to come ma come 1  
8 to turn word info rembi turn    
9 to swim ŋoru bathe    
9 to swim wowo swim 25  
10 dirty sukure dirty 36  
11 dust maunepiene dust    
12 skin mele skin 23  
13 back word info ⁿdie back 29  
13 back word info ndie back    
14 belly sa belly 1  
15 bone ⁿdie bone 1  
15 bone ndie bone    
16 intestines lale guts    
17 liver opiene liver 11?  
18 breast wire   11?  
18 breast ura   11?  
19 shoulder      
20 to know, be knowledgeable ilonei know    
21 to think fondo think 48  
22 to fear mwatau fear    
23 blood amʷale blood    
23 blood amwale blood    
24 head ᵐbasa head 9  
24 head mbasa head    
25 neck walua neck 46?, 23?  
26 hair word info vie ᵐbasa hair (body) 21  
26 hair word info vie mbasa hair (body) 21  
27 nose fisiŋele nose 24  
28 to breathe re mefia breathe 48  
29 to sniff, smell leŋi mie smell    
30 mouth ue mouth 36?  
31 tooth unie tooth    
32 tongue memia tongue 7  
33 to laugh memelu laugh 58  
34 to cry teŋi cry 1  
35 to vomit laroa vomit 8, 22  
36 to spit kani spit 62  
36 to spit ra spit    
37 to eat faŋa eat 1, 14  
38 to chew word info      
39 to cook word info      
40 to drink nu drink 1  
41 to bite ke bite 41  
42 to suck kolei suck    
43 ear maᵐbeliŋe ear 1, 23  
43 ear mambeliŋe ear 1, 23  
44 to hear leŋi hear 1  
45 eye mala eye 1  
46 to see eti see    
47 to yawn      
48 to sleep eno sleep 8  
49 to lie down word info eno lie down 1  
50 to dream      
51 to sit lu sit    
52 to stand tu stand 2  
52 to stand pia stand    
53 person/human being lamuka person 22  
54 man/male lamuka man 29  
55 woman/female neme woman 21  
56 child melika child    
57 husband      
58 wife      
59 mother pʷapʷaŋa mother    
59 mother pwapwaŋa mother    
60 father aia father 22  
61 house mʷoe house 1  
61 house mwoe house 1  
62 thatch/roof ᵐbese mʷoe thatch 18  
62 thatch/roof mbese mwoe thatch 18  
63 name neŋe name 20  
64 to say pu say 72  
65 rope lere rope    
66 to tie up, fasten taule tie    
67 to sew word info asai sew 2  
68 needle      
69 to hunt word info lawoi kuli hunt    
70 to shoot word info      
71 to stab, pierce woi stab 60  
72 to hit word info ambu hit (stick)    
73 to steal apenoa steal 1  
74 to kill ambu kill 51  
75 to die, be dead me die 1  
76 to live, be alive milipie life 1  
76 to live, be alive milipie alive 1  
77 to scratch word info akale scratch 10  
78 to cut, hack word info fere cut nut    
78 to cut, hack word info tale cut (wood) 1  
78 to cut, hack word info tale cut (string) 1  
79 stick/wood      
80 to split word info tune split    
81 sharp menene sharp 36, 73  
82 dull, blunt ᵐbasa blunt 30  
82 dull, blunt mbasa blunt 30  
83 to work word info la fesemel work    
84 to plant      
85 to choose      
86 to grow word info      
87 to swell word info tefaka pua swell    
88 to squeeze word info fili squeeze    
89 to hold word info lo hold    
90 to dig fi dig    
91 to buy      
92 to open, uncover      
93 to pound, beat word info      
94 to throw word info      
95 to fall word info moipo fall    
96 dog kuli dog 7  
96 dog kuli dog 7  
97 bird menuka bird 1  
98 egg walulua egg 1  
99 feather fia feather 29  
100 wing ava wing 28  
101 to fly afa fly    
101 to fly mukanandele fly    
102 rat katone rat    
103 meat/flesh anisi meat/flesh 40  
104 fat/grease teia fat/grease 28  
105 tail ⁿdekele tail 19  
105 tail ndekele tail    
106 snake anoe snake 42?  
107 worm (earthworm)      
108 louse word info wauka louse 8  
108 louse word info manda louse egg    
109 mosquito muka mosquito 1  
110 spider ave spider 38  
111 fish namʷeka fish 28  
111 fish namweka fish    
112 rotten word info maulu rotten 1  
113 branch word info elela kʷile branch 12  
113 branch word info elela kwile branch    
114 leaf nuᵑgia leaf    
114 leaf nuŋgia leaf    
115 root kara root 2  
116 flower mana kʷile flower 25  
116 flower mana kwile flower    
117 fruit pʷea fruit 1?  
117 fruit pwea fruit    
118 grass aᵐbume grass 29  
118 grass ambume grass 29  
119 earth/soil lenoe earth 1  
120 stone faka stone 20  
121 sand uteka sand    
122 water word info wire water 20?  
123 to flow pu flow    
124 sea mʷaka sea 33  
124 sea mwaka sea    
125 salt      
126 lake      
127 woods/forest neatere pwene bush    
128 sky metelika sky 20  
129 moon mele moon 20  
130 star kanemʷare star 22?  
130 star kanemware star    
131 cloud word info aⁿdawo cloud 11  
131 cloud word info andawo cloud    
132 fog utale kʷile fog    
132 fog utale kwile fog    
133 rain fanale rain    
134 thunder iolulu thunder 36  
135 lightning meᵑgile lightning 22  
135 lightning meŋgile lightning    
136 wind niniŋa wind 1  
137 to blow word info aka blow    
138 warm word info pana warm 1  
139 cold word info meniŋa cold 1  
140 dry word info mimiane dry 1  
141 wet mawe wet    
142 heavy melure heavy    
143 fire nepie fire 1  
144 to burn word info tupule burn    
145 smoke word info kanepie smoke 47  
146 ash maunepie ashes 18?  
146 ash maunepie ashes 18?  
147 black ᵐbʷare black 25  
147 black mbware black    
148 white wakure white    
149 red wamʷone red    
149 red wamwone red    
150 yellow beve yellow 32  
151 green meapie green    
152 small apalioko small 25  
153 big pʷene big 30  
153 big pwene big    
154 short word info fekureioko short 33  
155 long word info ᵐbeure long 16  
155 long word info mbeure long    
156 thin word info menievire thin 1  
157 thick word info aᵐbiaŋani thick 24  
157 thick word info ambiaŋani thick    
158 narrow      
159 wide      
160 painful, sick tapie sick 31  
161 shy, ashamed      
162 old word info pwene old (person)    
162 old word info felia old (thing)    
163 new meloe new 19  
164 good fakane good    
165 bad, evil fisale bad    
166 correct, true fakane correct    
167 night neⁿdume night 11  
167 night nendume night    
168 day mʷare day    
168 day mware day    
169 year eᵐbieve year 21  
169 year embieve year    
170 when? word info penaŋa when? 16  
171 to hide word info      
172 to climb word info      
173 at ne at 18  
174 in, inside ne in    
175 above      
176 below pua below 24  
177 this iⁿda   16  
177 this inda this    
178 that      
179 near fatioko near 12  
180 far akaule far    
181 where? word info mene where?    
182 I ŋane I    
183 thou      
184 he/she ŋani he    
185 we word info ᵑgita we dl. incl. 1  
185 we word info ᵑgema we dl. excl. 2  
185 we word info ŋgita we (1du.incl) 1  
185 we word info ŋgamitu we (1pl.excl) 1  
185 we word info ŋgitu we (1pl.incl) 1  
185 we word info ŋgema we (1du.excl)    
186 you aᵑgo you sg. 18  
186 you ᵑgaipa you pl. 6  
186 you ᵑamila you dl.    
186 you ipeli/ᵑgaipa your pl. 6  
186 you aŋgo you (2sg)    
186 you ŋo your (2sg.poss)    
186 you mi your (2sg.poss)    
186 you ŋgaipa your (2pl.poss)    
186 you ipeli your (2pl.poss)    
186 you ŋgamila you (2du)    
186 you ŋgaipa you (2pl)    
187 they ⁿdea/ⁿdetaro they dl. 14  
187 they ndetaro they (3du)    
187 they ndea they (3du)    
187 they ndetu they (3pl)    
188 what? word info ese what? 14  
189 who? word info neŋe who? 18  
190 other      
191 all      
192 and ᵑga and 1?  
192 and ŋga and    
193 if ŋa if 31  
194 how? word info      
195 no, not taie no 4  
196 to count wo count    
197 One word info tilu one    
198 Two word info taru two 1  
199 Three word info telu three 1  
200 Four word info tava four 1  
201 Five word info teli five 10  
202 Six word info tawo six    
203 Seven word info tembi seven    
204 Eight word info tapwa eight    
205 Nine word info tandu nine    
206 Ten word info ŋgauluka ten    
207 Twenty word info      
208 Fifty word info      
209 One Hundred word info rea tilioko one hundred    
210 One Thousand word info imoa tilioko one thousand    

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