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Language: Nggao (Poro)

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:Santa Isabel:East 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
19 shoulder      
35 to vomit      
38 to chew word info      
39 to cook word info      
42 to suck      
47 to yawn      
48 to sleep      
50 to dream      
51 to sit      
52 to stand      
57 husband      
58 wife      
68 needle      
70 to shoot word info      
79 stick/wood      
84 to plant      
85 to choose      
86 to grow word info      
91 to buy      
92 to open, uncover      
93 to pound, beat word info      
94 to throw word info      
107 worm (earthworm)      
117 fruit      
125 salt      
126 lake      
158 narrow      
159 wide      
161 shy, ashamed      
171 to hide word info      
172 to climb word info      
175 above      
178 that      
190 other      
191 all      
207 Twenty word info      
208 Fifty word info      
1 hand khame-ña arm 13  
2 left meri-ña left 1, 59  
3 right hneta right 11  
4 leg/foot nene-ña leg 19  
5 to walk haɣe go up    
5 to walk tei go 135  
5 to walk ɣae go 67  
5 to walk sɔru go down    
5 to walk zazaʔɔ walk 22  
6 road/path nagliu road    
7 to come mei come 1  
8 to turn word info tali figri turn 45  
9 to swim taɔ swim 27  
9 to swim sisiu bathe 12  
10 dirty thātapa dirty 76  
11 dust naprafu dust 29  
12 skin guli-ña skin 1  
13 back word info phɔgru-ña back    
14 belly thiʔa-ña belly 1  
15 bone hnubra-ña bone 11  
16 intestines buthu-ña guts 42  
17 liver khɔla-ña liver 8  
18 breast tsuʔu-ña breast 1, 33  
20 to know, be knowledgeable lalase know 34  
21 to think ɣaɔɣathɔ think 18  
22 to fear hmaɣu fear 1  
23 blood dadara-ña blood 1  
24 head phaʔu-ña head 14  
25 neck narara-ña neck    
26 hair word info nafruta-ña hair (body) 44  
27 nose nehu-ña n-ehu- 1  
28 to breathe phapaŋa breathe 44  
29 to sniff, smell sibiŋia smell    
29 to sniff, smell hiɣinia smell 12  
30 mouth nafɔflɔ-ña mouth 56  
31 tooth kheʔi-ña tooth 9  
32 tongue glapi-ña tongue 21  
33 to laugh maʔe laugh 63  
34 to cry tahni cry 1  
36 to spit aŋusu spit 14, 83  
37 to eat ŋamu eat 1, 43  
40 to drink kɔʔu drink 30  
41 to bite kakatu bite 13  
43 ear khuli-ña ear 6  
44 to hear rɔrɔgɔ hear 1  
45 eye nathatha-ña eye 17  
46 to see kɔkɔfu see    
49 to lie down word info thuru lie down 44  
53 person/human being nanɔni person 13  
54 man/male maʔane man 1  
55 woman/female gaʔase woman 12  
56 child sua child 9  
59 mother dɔ-ña mother 29  
59 mother doɣe mother 29  
60 father ma-ña father 1  
60 father maɣe father    
61 house suga house 9  
62 thatch/roof kikilɔva thatch 39  
63 name nahŋa-ña name 1, 18  
64 to say lepɔza say    
65 rope dɔɣɔ rope 49  
65 rope phukri rope 17  
66 to tie up, fasten sɔsɔlo tie    
67 to sew word info susuki sew 17, 48  
69 to hunt word info hili hunt 12  
71 to stab, pierce ɣisɔza stab    
72 to hit word info aʔanu hit (stick) 50  
73 to steal čikɔ steal 13  
74 to kill faleleme kill 16  
75 to die, be dead leme die 5, 6  
76 to live, be alive kahra alive 40  
76 to live, be alive kahra life 40  
77 to scratch word info gagaru scratch 44  
78 to cut, hack word info kukusu cut (string) 84  
78 to cut, hack word info rave cut (wood) 83  
78 to cut, hack word info fike cut (wood) 85  
78 to cut, hack word info tɔtɔka cut (wood) 27  
78 to cut, hack word info fala cut nut x  
80 to split word info aʔahla split 14  
81 sharp fɔnu sharp 75  
82 dull, blunt phutu blunt 1  
83 to work word info lɔku work 50  
87 to swell word info huŋu swell 38  
88 to squeeze word info pɔpɔĵi squeeze 18  
88 to squeeze word info frɔʔi squeeze 1  
89 to hold word info lɔulɔku hold 60  
90 to dig dɔkha dig 3  
95 to fall word info uthu fall 79  
95 to fall word info ɔha fall 19, 22  
96 dog khau dog 17  
97 bird memeha bird 15  
98 egg nakredi egg 13  
99 feather čheŋe-ña feather    
100 wing baɣi-ña wing 16  
101 to fly glaŋɔ fly (insect!) x  
101 to fly flalo fly 16  
102 rat nakusi rat 3  
103 meat/flesh nafnahi-ña meat/flesh 17  
104 fat/grease garɔfa fat/grease 46  
105 tail gleɣu-ña tail 49  
106 snake phɔli snake    
108 louse word info gliha louse egg x  
108 louse word info theli louse 18  
109 mosquito ñɔiñɔi mosquito    
110 spider khakafre spider 13  
111 fish sasa fish 45  
112 rotten word info bɔse rotten 9, 71  
112 rotten word info sɨri rotten    
113 branch word info grata branch 25  
114 leaf nakakla leaf 15  
115 root grabu root 26  
115 root glathi root 25  
116 flower sisi flower 16  
118 grass būburu grass 19  
119 earth/soil glɔse earth 43  
120 stone thina stone 24  
121 sand nusu sand 55  
122 water word info khɔʔu water 7  
123 to flow glɔlɔrɔ flow 15  
123 to flow ñugru flow    
124 sea khɔlɔ sea 45  
127 woods/forest naguta bush 25  
128 sky grabɔ sky 43  
129 moon glaba moon 27  
130 star nathunu star 1, 41  
131 cloud word info grɔmɔ cloud 20  
132 fog gafu fog 1, 55  
133 rain nahani rain 26  
133 rain nauha rain 26  
134 thunder fila thunder 23  
135 lightning naglisa lightning 13  
136 wind naulafa wind    
137 to blow word info ifu blow 5  
137 to blow word info niʔifu blow    
138 warm word info ĵala warm    
139 cold word info luna cold    
140 dry word info mɔĵa dry 62  
141 wet bɔse wet 55  
142 heavy tahu heavy 15  
143 fire khaʔaɣi fire 29  
144 to burn word info ĵuru burn    
145 smoke word info gagahu smoke 42  
146 ash naprafu ashes 25  
147 black dɔdɔfu black    
148 white veɣa white 19  
149 red čičiʔa red    
150 yellow ŋɔŋe yellow 9  
151 green kakahra green 23  
152 small ikɔni small 55  
152 small ičɔni small 55  
153 big biʔɔ big 53  
154 short word info hmɔʔe short 17  
155 long word info theve long    
156 thin word info manivi thin 1  
157 thick word info thuta thick 16  
160 painful, sick fɔgra sick 19  
162 old word info tiatifa old (thing) 63  
162 old word info kuekue old (person) 13  
163 new valu new 1  
164 good keli good 23  
165 bad, evil diʔa bad 14  
166 correct, true keli correct 51  
167 night bɔŋiñɔ night 1  
168 day nagaʔe day 65  
169 year finɔɣa year 11  
170 when? word info ñihae when? 1  
173 at aʔa at    
174 in, inside hnua in    
176 below ke pari below 14  
177 this iñe this 1  
179 near thāta near 9  
180 far tifa far    
181 where? word info hia where? 10  
182 I rei I (1sg) 1, 24  
183 thou ɣɔe you (2sg) s  
184 he/she mañe he 1, 8  
184 he/she ñeʔe he 1, 6  
185 we word info ɣepalu we (1du.excl) 13  
185 we word info tati we (1pl.incl) 13  
185 we word info ɣeati we (1pl.excl) 13  
185 we word info tapalu we (1du.incl) 13  
186 you ɣɔtɔlu you (2pl) 31  
186 you ɣɔati you (2pl)    
186 you ɣɔpalu you (2du) x  
186 you -mire your (2pl.poss) x  
186 you -mu your (2sg.poss) x  
187 they hatimare they (3pl) 7  
187 they phalumare they (3du) x  
188 what? word info hna what?    
189 who? word info hei who? 1  
192 and ni and 33  
193 if me if    
193 if ĵame if 37  
194 how? word info fa hneua how? 16  
195 no, not theʔɔ no 18  
196 to count aʔahe count 10  
197 One word info tasa one 41  
198 Two word info phalu two 10  
199 Three word info thɔlu three 1  
200 Four word info fati four 1, 65  
201 Five word info falima five 1  
202 Six word info famnɔ six 17  
203 Seven word info fitu seven 1  
204 Eight word info fehu eight    
205 Nine word info fahia nine    
206 Ten word info fabɔthɔ ten 26  
209 One Hundred word info kahe gɔbi one hundred 22  
210 One Thousand word info kahe thɔɣa one thousand 27  

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