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Language: Mono (Alu)

Source/Author:  Tryon & Hackman (1983) 
Notes:  Tryon, D.T. & Hackman, B. (1983) Solomon Islands languages: an internal classification. 
Data Entry:  Typed By: Michael Dunn  Checked By:  
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Classification:  Austronesian:Malayo-Polynesian:Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian:Eastern Malayo-Polynesian:Oceanic:Western Oceanic:Meso Melanesian:New Ireland:South New Ireland-Northwest Solomonic:Mono-Uruava 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
1 hand ime-na arm 1, 65  
2 left karaka left 17  
3 right matau-na right 5, 13  
4 leg/foot tɔtɔ·-na leg 95  
5 to walk aneʔe go up    
5 to walk gagana go 36  
5 to walk ilɔhɔ go down    
5 to walk gagana walk 36  
6 road/path pɔʔa road 34  
7 to come laɔma come 1, 85  
8 to turn word info ilehe turn 42  
8 to turn word info eto turn 41  
9 to swim usuusu swim 12  
9 to swim sisile bathe 49  
10 dirty metu dirty 2  
11 dust kɔtehu dust 63  
12 skin ulili-na skin 1  
13 back word info arɔ-na back 57  
14 belly tia-na belly 1  
15 bone suma-na bone 22  
16 intestines siɔpa-na guts 36  
17 liver ate-na liver 1  
18 breast lulu-na breast 3  
19 shoulder      
20 to know, be knowledgeable ɔnɔgui know 20  
20 to know, be knowledgeable ātae know 35  
21 to think ɔnɔgu think 16  
22 to fear hūlau fear 46  
23 blood masini-na blood 7  
24 head tɔʔɔ-na head 52  
25 neck lua-na neck 18  
26 hair word info pulu-na hair (body) 31  
27 nose leu-na nose 40  
28 to breathe maɔaha breathe 42  
29 to sniff, smell ahɔ smell 1  
29 to sniff, smell oʔola smell 52  
30 mouth uru-na mouth 2  
31 tooth nihɔ-na tooth 1, 35  
32 tongue meata-na tongue 7  
33 to laugh mɛlea laugh 52  
34 to cry tai cry 1  
35 to vomit ʔɔpi vomit 15  
36 to spit amisu spit 14, 22  
37 to eat āŋ eat 1  
38 to chew word info      
39 to cook word info ha-mako      
40 to drink ɔa drink 26  
41 to bite aʔata bite 1, 55  
41 to bite aʔati bite 1, 55  
42 to suck mɔtɔpo suck; irregular addition of initial mo- 1, 32  
43 ear taŋna-na ear 1  
44 to hear nɔnɔ hear 1, 36  
45 eye mata-na eye 1  
46 to see rɔrɔi see 56  
47 to yawn      
48 to sleep suele sleep 52  
49 to lie down word info eʔɔ lie down 11  
50 to dream      
51 to sit aʔu hotu sit 76  
52 to stand tegese stand 37  
52 to stand suboko stand    
53 person/human being tiɔŋ person 10, 46  
54 man/male tiɔŋ man 46, 68  
55 woman/female bataha woman 50 or 5?
56 child natu-na child 5  
57 husband kanega   58  
57 husband kanega-na   58  
58 wife magota   38  
59 mother nka-na mother 28  
60 father āpa-na father 5  
61 house numa house 1  
62 thatch/roof saveaŋna thatch 36  
63 name lea-na name 1, 18  
64 to say tuʔu say 75  
65 rope alɔlɔ rope 47  
66 to tie up, fasten pipisi tie 32  
66 to tie up, fasten lagasi tie    
67 to sew word info aveave sew 49  
68 needle      
69 to hunt word info ahilu hunt 43  
70 to shoot word info      
71 to stab, pierce pau stab 7  
72 to hit word info sāʔu hit (stick) 74  
73 to steal sisiʔɔ steal 13  
74 to kill hamate kill 2  
75 to die, be dead mate die 1  
76 to live, be alive sale alive 38  
76 to live, be alive sale life 38  
77 to scratch word info kɔnukɔnu scratch 44  
78 to cut, hack word info kɔputi cut (string) 76  
78 to cut, hack word info kavaki cut (wood) 71  
78 to cut, hack word info arɔ cut (wood)    
78 to cut, hack word info siɔko cut nut x  
79 stick/wood      
80 to split word info paga split 13  
80 to split word info pigese split    
81 sharp arɔmɔtɔ sharp 74  
82 dull, blunt pāʔuta blunt 45  
83 to work word info sasapale work 39  
84 to plant      
85 to choose      
86 to grow word info      
87 to swell word info iɔlɔ swell 43  
87 to swell word info kɔʔɔ swell 44  
88 to squeeze word info hituʔu squeeze 51  
89 to hold word info ŋkɔti hold 57  
90 to dig eli dig 1  
91 to buy      
92 to open, uncover      
93 to pound, beat word info      
94 to throw word info      
95 to fall word info kāpa fall 61  
96 dog ʔauʔau dog 17  
97 bird maraka bird 32  
98 egg erana egg 37  
99 feather regese feather 42  
100 wing bae-na wing 16  
101 to fly laoʔau fly 1  
101 to fly lɔhɔ fly 1  
102 rat kuake irreg reflex 3, 61  
103 meat/flesh mɔsu-na meat/flesh 42  
104 fat/grease ha·tutu fat/grease 50  
105 tail aukɔ-na tail 47  
106 snake nihe snake 1  
107 worm (earthworm)      
108 louse word info lile louse egg x26  
108 louse word info ūtu louse 1  
109 mosquito nōnō mosquito 42  
110 spider koro spider 40  
111 fish iana fish 1  
112 rotten word info mɔs rotten 31  
112 rotten word info sɔlɔ rotten    
113 branch word info lala-na branch 1, 33  
114 leaf lɔʔe-na leaf 24  
115 root lamutu-na root 3  
116 flower epuepu-na flower 13  
117 fruit hua-na fruit 1  
118 grass bulubulu grass 19  
119 earth/soil pirani earth 40  
119 earth/soil peta earth 41  
120 stone pausape stone 22  
120 stone pātu stone 1  
121 sand mesɔla sand 44  
122 water word info atele water 32  
123 to flow tɔala flow 39  
124 sea kenɔ sea 41  
125 salt      
126 lake      
127 woods/forest āva bush 47  
128 sky abu sky 41  
129 moon nānaha moon 32  
130 star bitobito star 1, 81  
131 cloud word info tubetube cloud 60  
132 fog makohu fog 1, 47  
133 rain laiti rain 31  
134 thunder sālala thunder 52  
135 lightning ilailaha lightning 2  
136 wind oa wind    
137 to blow word info ihu blow 5  
138 warm word info pɔsala warm 57  
139 cold word info moamoa cold 56  
140 dry word info regerege dry 60  
141 wet siputa wet 51  
142 heavy māmaʔa heavy 46, 35  
143 fire heli fire 26  
144 to burn word info ali burn 74  
144 to burn word info gāusu burn    
145 smoke word info tula smoke 52  
146 ash oahu ashes 1, 69  
147 black sivisivi black 39  
148 white ʔanaʔanaʔa white 50  
149 red masimasini red 1?  
150 yellow temɔtemɔli yellow 50  
151 green mālae green 14  
152 small atuʔaiʔina small 50  
153 big kanegana big 51  
154 short word info papaʔana short 50  
155 long word info reʔapa long 51  
156 thin word info perapera thin 7  
157 thick word info batubatu thick 41  
158 narrow      
159 wide      
160 painful, sick aɔhɔ sick 17  
161 shy, ashamed      
162 old word info peutalu old (thing) 64  
162 old word info tualina old (thing) 48  
162 old word info kanega old (person) 14  
162 old word info magota old (person) 70  
163 new haɔlu new 1  
164 good rekɔna good 71  
165 bad, evil paitena bad 45  
166 correct, true tɔtɔna correct 35  
167 night bɔi night 1  
168 day lale day 6  
169 year matinale year 9, 37  
170 when? word info rɔisa when? 34  
171 to hide word info      
172 to climb word info      
173 at nnao at 26  
173 at nnai at 26  
174 in, inside ɔlɔva-na in 24  
175 above      
176 below pola-na below 12  
177 this eʔa this 26  
178 that      
179 near taginai near 63  
180 far reʔapana far 49  
181 where? word info hina where? 42  
182 I maha I (1sg) 19  
183 thou maitɔ you (2sg) s  
184 he/she eʔa he 1  
185 we word info māni we (1du.excl) 32  
185 we word info maita we (1pl.incl) 2  
185 we word info māni we (1pl.excl) 32  
185 we word info maita we (1du.incl) 2  
186 you māŋ you (2pl) 26  
186 you māŋ you (2du) x  
186 you -mia your (2pl.poss) x  
186 you your (2sg.poss) x  
187 they relaʔi they (3pl) 31  
187 they relaʔi they (3du) 31  
188 what? word info ahana what? 1  
189 who? word info alega who?    
190 other feropeu      
191 all      
192 and ai and 35  
193 if ala if 38  
194 how? word info ahaua how? 38  
195 no, not ʔapeʔai no 19, 64  
196 to count kāla count 44  
197 One word info kāla one 31, 45  
197 One word info eleʔa one    
198 Two word info elua two 1  
199 Three word info episa three 4  
200 Four word info ehati four 1, 65  
200 Four word info efati four 1, 65  
201 Five word info lima five 1  
202 Six word info ɔnɔmɔ six 1  
203 Seven word info hitu seven 1  
203 Seven word info fitu seven 1  
204 Eight word info alu eight 3  
205 Nine word info ulia nine 21  
206 Ten word info lāhulu ten 5, 21  
207 Twenty word info      
208 Fifty word info      
209 One Hundred word info ea latuu one hundred 4  
210 One Thousand word info ea kɔkɔlei one thousand 19  

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