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Language: Araki (Southwest Santo)

Source/Author:  Francois (2002) 
Notes:  François, A. (2002). Araki: A disappearing language of Vanuatu. Pacific Linguistics: Canberra.

Small island off the southern coast of Santo; other dialects include Akei, Wailapa and Tangoa.

p', v' and m' are apicolabials
r represents a flap (orthographic d)
rr represents a trill (orthographic r)
 
Problems:  A number of list items are not found in the original source. 
Data Entry:  Typed By: John Lynch  Checked By:  
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Classification:  Austronesian:Malayo-Polynesian:Central-Eastern:Eastern Malayo-Polynesian:Oceanic:Central-Eastern Oceanic:Remote Oceanic:North and Central Vanuatu:Northeast Vanuatu-Banks Islands:West Santo 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
1 hand lim'a   1  
2 left m'arau   1  
3 right m'arrua   5  
4 leg/foot sari   40?, 73?  
5 to walk v'ano   2  
6 road/path sala   1  
7 to come m'a   1  
8 to turn word info posi   20?  
9 to swim karu   5  
10 dirty lumiha   84?  
11 dust      
12 skin huri   1  
13 back word info tsuhu   12?  
14 belly paŋe   13  
15 bone sui   2  
16 intestines mavusa      
17 liver maape   7  
18 breast susu   1  
19 shoulder pili = head + arm 38  
20 to know, be knowledgeable levse   34?  
21 to think tsom'itsom'i   28  
22 to fear m'arrahu   1  
23 blood tsai   1  
24 head parru   9  
25 neck ua   18  
26 hair word info vulu   31  
27 nose ŋalsu   1?  
28 to breathe m'apu   14  
29 to sniff, smell      
30 mouth vava   1  
31 tooth hotso   23  
32 tongue m'em'e   7  
33 to laugh m'ana   51  
34 to cry rraŋi   1  
35 to vomit lua   8  
36 to spit lito   37?  
37 to eat han   1  
38 to chew word info      
39 to cook word info rrunu   9  
40 to drink inu   1  
41 to bite harri   1  
42 to suck      
43 ear poro   16  
44 to hear roŋo   1  
45 eye m'arra   1  
46 to see lesi   14  
47 to yawn      
48 to sleep ŋorro   63  
49 to lie down word info      
50 to dream m'alam'ala-poporo   10  
51 to sit sarai      
52 to stand rruru   2  
53 person/human being rratsu   4, 34?  
54 man/male lam'ani   1?  
55 woman/female p'irra      
56 child naru-   5  
57 husband rrua-   37  
58 wife naivou-      
59 mother rrarrna-   1  
60 father rram'a-   1  
61 house ima   1  
62 thatch/roof vaparru      
63 name hitsa   1, 66  
64 to say re   29?  
65 rope asi   27  
66 to tie up, fasten visi   32  
67 to sew word info      
68 needle      
69 to hunt word info ele   29?  
70 to shoot word info soro   16  
71 to stab, pierce tsuruŋ   35  
72 to hit word info ltseŋ      
73 to steal      
74 to kill nak      
75 to die, be dead m'arre   1  
76 to live, be alive m'auru   1  
77 to scratch word info karu   1  
78 to cut, hack word info rrai   1  
79 stick/wood ha   1  
80 to split word info      
81 sharp      
82 dull, blunt      
83 to work word info v'ev'e hina do + thing    
84 to plant      
85 to choose      
86 to grow word info m'auru = be alive 15  
87 to swell word info sosohoni   15  
88 to squeeze word info viris   16  
89 to hold word info varri   34  
90 to dig heli   1  
91 to buy voli   1  
92 to open, uncover ere      
93 to pound, beat word info      
94 to throw word info plane      
95 to fall word info tsovi   41  
96 dog viri   10  
97 bird m'atsi = also 'fish' 24  
98 egg sile   1?  
99 feather      
100 wing hapa   1  
101 to fly avu   1  
102 rat harivi   18  
103 meat/flesh visiho   10  
104 fat/grease      
105 tail vitsi   30  
106 snake marra   12  
107 worm (earthworm)      
108 louse word info hurru   1  
109 mosquito mohi   1  
110 spider para   31  
111 fish m'atsi = also 'bird' 53  
112 rotten word info m'apuhu 'stink' 1  
113 branch word info raŋa   1, 21  
114 leaf ra-   1  
114 leaf rau   1  
115 root horo   2  
116 flower vira   35  
117 fruit vae   1?  
118 grass tsuvu      
119 earth/soil lep'a   11?  
120 stone sule   19  
121 sand onono   1  
122 water word info ai   2  
123 to flow roro   32  
124 sea rrasi   1  
125 salt rrasi   20  
126 lake ai = water 9  
127 woods/forest hurarra tsovo      
128 sky      
129 moon virru = star    
130 star virru sarasara   1  
131 cloud word info tsotso      
132 fog      
133 rain usa   1  
134 thunder      
135 lightning vaha      
136 wind laŋi   1  
137 to blow word info serre   26  
137 to blow word info soro   26  
138 warm word info v'aruŋ      
139 cold word info      
140 dry word info koru   29  
140 dry word info m'am'asa   11  
141 wet wet Bislama   L
142 heavy      
143 fire hapu   19  
144 to burn word info suli   4  
145 smoke word info      
146 ash parriavu      
147 black viriha   29  
148 white lulu      
149 red hara   53  
150 yellow tsoriha      
151 green hetsa   8  
152 small variri   42  
153 big lap'a   10  
154 short word info petepete   9  
155 long word info p'eravu   16  
156 thin word info m'anivunivu   1  
157 thick word info vonoho   35  
158 narrow      
159 wide      
160 painful, sick rotso   32  
161 shy, ashamed      
162 old word info vatsaha      
163 new      
164 good tsu      
164 good holo   55?  
165 bad, evil te      
166 correct, true holo      
167 night tsotso   11  
168 day rani   6  
169 year      
170 when? word info ŋisa   1  
171 to hide word info      
172 to climb word info sihevi      
173 at lo   20  
174 in, inside lolo   1  
175 above kaurra      
176 below karrano 'under' 9  
177 this ne(ne)   1  
178 that honi      
178 that hosu      
179 near rravui   58  
180 far retsi   32?  
180 far vono      
181 where? word info v'e   3  
182 I na   1  
183 thou niko   1  
184 he/she nia   1  
185 we word info nitsa   1  
185 we word info kam'am   2  
186 you kam'im   13  
187 they nira   1  
188 what? word info sa   1  
189 who? word info se   1  
190 other vavono      
191 all tare      
192 and nira-      
193 if re      
194 how? word info sohe sa      
195 no, not tse   10?  
196 to count tovo      
197 One word info hese   31, 1  
198 Two word info rua   1  
199 Three word info rrolu   1  
200 Four word info v'arri   1  
201 Five word info lim'a   1  
202 Six word info hai|ono   1  
203 Seven word info hai|p'irru   1  
204 Eight word info ha|ualu   3  
205 Nine word info hai|sua   5  
206 Ten word info saŋavulu   5  
207 Twenty word info ŋavul rua   9  
208 Fifty word info      
209 One Hundred word info      
210 One Thousand word info      

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