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Language: Sa'a (Uki Ni Masi)

Source/Author:  Tryon & Hackman (1983) 
Notes:  Tryon, D.T. & Hackman, B. (1983) Solomon Islands languages: an internal classification. 
Problems:  Nearly Extinct 
Data Entry:  Typed By: Michael Dunn  Checked By:  
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Classification:  Austronesian:Malayo-Polynesian:Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian:Eastern Malayo-Polynesian:Oceanic:Central-Eastern Oceanic:Southeast Solomonic:Malaita-San Cristobal:Malaita:Southern 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
1 hand lima arm 1  
1 hand kiʔikiʔi arm 48  
2 left maha left 57  
3 right oto right 42  
4 leg/foot aʔae leg; irregular *q > Ê” 1  
5 to walk lae leŋi go up    
5 to walk lae go 1, 90  
5 to walk lae iano go down    
5 to walk laelae walk 1, 90  
6 road/path tala road 1  
7 to come lae mai come 1, 87  
8 to turn word info tatapulo turn; irregular morphology 32  
9 to swim pwarea swim 60  
9 to swim pwareo bathe 60  
10 dirty puluʔa dirty; irregular *i > u 13  
11 dust momo dust 28  
12 skin teteʔe skin 33  
13 back word info kokosu back 83  
14 belly opwa belly 36  
15 bone susuli bone 52  
16 intestines      
17 liver      
18 breast parapara breast    
19 shoulder      
20 to know, be knowledgeable saea know 35  
21 to think atomai think 1  
22 to fear maʔu fear 1  
23 blood ʔapu blood 5  
24 head pwau head 9  
25 neck lua neck 18  
26 hair word info waraehu hair (body) 54  
27 nose pwalusu nose 1, 12  
28 to breathe maŋo breathe 47  
29 to sniff, smell nonowasu smell 50, 102  
30 mouth wawa mouth 1  
31 tooth niho tooth 1  
32 tongue memea tongue 7  
33 to laugh mwasi laugh 58  
34 to cry ŋara cry 5  
35 to vomit aʔana vomit 21  
36 to spit ŋisu spit 14, 58  
37 to eat ŋau eat 15  
38 to chew word info      
39 to cook word info      
40 to drink tono drink 35  
41 to bite ʔala bite 1  
42 to suck oko suck 17, 85  
43 ear aliŋa ear 1  
44 to hear roŋo hear 1  
45 eye ma eye 1  
46 to see lio see 14  
47 to yawn      
48 to sleep mauru sleep 1  
49 to lie down word info eno lie down 1  
50 to dream      
51 to sit neku sit 63  
52 to stand ura stand 40  
53 person/human being inoni person 10  
54 man/male mwane man 1  
55 woman/female keni woman 8  
56 child mwela child 8  
57 husband      
58 wife      
59 mother teite mother 34  
60 father mamā father 1, 10  
61 house lima house; irregular *u > i 1, 48  
62 thatch/roof pwaoha thatch    
63 name sata name 1, 18  
64 to say unua say 70  
65 rope walo rope 2  
66 to tie up, fasten hoʔo tie 36  
67 to sew word info      
68 needle      
69 to hunt word info haʔawasi hunt 15  
70 to shoot word info      
71 to stab, pierce hita stab    
72 to hit word info roho hit (stick) 46  
73 to steal peli steal 12  
74 to kill horo kill 48  
75 to die, be dead mae die 1  
76 to live, be alive mauri alive 1, 76  
76 to live, be alive mauri life 1, 76  
77 to scratch word info karu scratch 44  
78 to cut, hack word info lisi cut (string)    
78 to cut, hack word info tapi cut (wood) 66  
78 to cut, hack word info etapi cut nut X  
79 stick/wood      
80 to split word info kakahita split 10  
81 sharp ʔala sharp 69  
82 dull, blunt kaʔa ʔala blunt; not sharp    
83 to work word info hele work    
84 to plant      
85 to choose      
86 to grow word info      
87 to swell word info upu swell 12  
88 to squeeze word info losi squeeze 19  
89 to hold word info hele hold 63  
90 to dig ʔeli 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 tomu fall    
96 dog ʔusu dog 57  
97 bird manu bird 1  
98 egg saolu egg 1  
99 feather waraehu feather 45  
100 wing ʔapaʔapa wing 1, 12  
101 to fly laŋo fly (insect!) x  
101 to fly loho fly 1  
102 rat ʔasuhe rat 3  
103 meat/flesh hasio meat/flesh 10, 65  
104 fat/grease niniuʔa fat/grease 54  
105 tail kekere tail 39  
106 snake mwa snake 12  
107 worm (earthworm)      
108 louse word info lite louse egg x20  
108 louse word info pote louse 21  
109 mosquito tahula mosquito 62  
110 spider lawa spider 1  
111 fish iʔa fish 1  
112 rotten word info ŋapo rotten 60  
113 branch word info rara branch 1, 33  
114 leaf rarawa leaf 1  
115 root ʔimiʔimi root 27  
116 flower tataka flower 12  
117 fruit hua fruit 1  
118 grass raua grass 16  
119 earth/soil mwato earth; irregular *d > t 51  
120 stone hau stone 1  
121 sand one sand 1  
122 water word info wai water 2  
123 to flow ahe flow 10  
124 sea asi sea 1  
125 salt      
126 lake      
127 woods/forest maʔusu bush 21, 77  
128 sky salo sky 13  
129 moon warowaro moon 38  
130 star heʔu star 1, 51  
131 cloud word info roroto cloud 65  
132 fog wasawasaʔa fog    
133 rain nimo rain; irregular *e > i 34  
134 thunder kukuruhia thunder 2  
135 lightning naŋalia lightning 50  
136 wind roa wind 54  
137 to blow word info uhi blow 4  
138 warm word info matoro warm 62  
139 cold word info mamauti cold 63  
140 dry word info mamata dry 11  
141 wet pwinia wet 46  
142 heavy hihiʔa heavy 41  
143 fire toŋa fire; irregular *u > o 32  
144 to burn word info nene burn 58  
145 smoke word info sasu smoke 2  
146 ash rahu ashes 67  
147 black pulupuluʔa black 10  
148 white reteʔa white 54  
149 red melamelaʔa red 1  
150 yellow saʔosaʔola yellow 52  
151 green poraporaʔa green    
152 small haora small 61  
153 big paina big 56  
154 short word info poru short 60  
155 long word info tewa long 15  
156 thin word info kaʔa ʔahola thin    
157 thick word info ʔupupuʔa thick 12  
158 narrow      
159 wide      
160 painful, sick matai sick 1  
161 shy, ashamed      
162 old word info pwani old (thing) 80  
162 old word info wali old (person) 12, 97  
163 new haolu new 1  
164 good tiana good 66  
165 bad, evil aela bad 52  
166 correct, true tiana correct 37  
167 night roto night 11  
168 day tani day 6  
169 year halisi year 8  
170 when? word info iŋanita when? 1, 43  
171 to hide word info      
172 to climb word info      
173 at iola at    
174 in, inside lao-na in 1, 69  
175 above      
176 below kao-na below 64  
177 this ie this 1, 18  
178 that      
179 near karaŋi near 1, 75  
180 far haʔatau far 1, 18  
181 where? word info ihei where? 3  
182 I nau I (1sg) 1, 22  
183 thou iʔoe you (2sg) s  
184 he/she iŋe he 1, 68  
185 we word info amiria we (1du.excl)    
185 we word info ikaelu we (1pl.incl) 28  
185 we word info imelu we (1pl.excl) 2  
185 we word info ikarai we (1du.incl)    
186 you imolu you (2pl) 41  
186 you iʔamurua you (2du) x  
186 you -molu your (2pl.poss) x  
187 they ikiraelu they (3pl) 1, 69  
187 they ikurua they (3du) x  
188 what? word info ŋata what? 54  
189 who? word info atei who? 1, 68  
190 other      
191 all      
192 and maia and 2, 46  
193 if ana if 6  
194 how? word info e uritaha how?    
195 no, not ealo no    
196 to count itu count 46  
197 One word info eta one 32  
197 One word info tae one 32  
198 Two word info rua two 1  
199 Three word info olu three 1  
200 Four word info hai four 1, 65  
201 Five word info lima five 1  
202 Six word info ono six 1  
203 Seven word info hiu seven 1  
204 Eight word info walu eight 3  
205 Nine word info siwa nine 5  
206 Ten word info taŋahulu ten 5  
207 Twenty word info      
208 Fifty word info      
209 One Hundred word info tae taŋalau one hundred 4, 38  
210 One Thousand word info tae sinɔla one thousand 21  

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