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Language: Mbaelelea

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:Central-Eastern Oceanic:Southeast Solomonic:Malaita-San Cristobal:Malaita:Northern 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
1 hand aba arm 2  
2 left moli left; irregular reflex of *w 1, 59  
3 right aolo right 10  
4 leg/foot ʔae-na leg; irregular *q > Ê” 1  
5 to walk fali walk 10  
5 to walk sifo go down    
5 to walk lea go 139  
5 to walk go up; irregular *l > r    
6 road/path tala road 1  
7 to come lea mai come 1, 86  
8 to turn word info ambulo turn 32  
9 to swim sisiu bathe 12  
9 to swim araŋo swim 48  
10 dirty mbilia dirty 13  
11 dust θasu dust 41  
12 skin uŋa-na skin 9  
13 back word info suli-na back 78  
14 belly rake-na belly 16  
15 bone oki bone 41  
16 intestines ŋga-na guts; irregular loss of initial *o 16  
17 liver ϑaefau-na liver 1  
18 breast susu breast 1  
19 shoulder      
20 to know, be knowledgeable ϑaitomana know; irregular *a > i 35, 88  
21 to think manata think 15  
22 to fear mau fear 1  
23 blood ʔambu-na blood 5  
24 head ŋgwau-na head 9  
25 neck lua neck 18  
26 hair word info ifu-na hair (body) 13  
27 nose nɔŋɔra-na nose; irregular *Å‹ > n 61  
28 to breathe maŋo breathe 47  
29 to sniff, smell mɔkɔ smell 13  
30 mouth faka mouth; irregular *o > a 43  
31 tooth lifo tooth 1, 35  
32 tongue mea tongue 7  
33 to laugh ŋwaela laugh 12  
34 to cry āŋi cry 1  
35 to vomit momoa vomit; irregular *u > o 1  
36 to spit ŋisu spit 14, 58  
37 to eat faŋa eat 1, 53  
38 to chew word info      
39 to cook word info      
40 to drink drink 30  
41 to bite ʔalea bite 1  
42 to suck noto suck 1, 28  
43 ear āliŋa-na ear; irregular *a > aa 1  
44 to hear roŋoa hear 1  
45 eye mā-na eye 1  
46 to see rikia see; irregular *e > i 13  
47 to yawn      
48 to sleep mōsu sleep 58  
48 to sleep maleu sleep 60  
49 to lie down word info tio lie down; irregular *e > i 9  
50 to dream      
51 to sit ŋgoru sit 24  
52 to stand takwe stand 9  
53 person/human being imole person 7  
54 man/male ŋwane man 1  
55 woman/female kēni woman 8  
56 child ŋwela child 8  
57 husband      
58 wife      
59 mother ŋgā mother 40  
60 father maka father 1, 67  
61 house luma house 1  
62 thatch/roof fafoluma thatch 38  
63 name Өata-na name 1, 18  
64 to say ϑaea say 68  
65 rope oko rope 12  
66 to tie up, fasten kania tie 19  
67 to sew word info taia sew 2  
68 needle      
69 to hunt word info rurū hunt 13  
70 to shoot word info      
71 to stab, pierce kumua stab 57  
72 to hit word info kwaea hit (stick); irregular *i > e 16  
73 to steal mbeli steal 12  
74 to kill ϑaunia kill 18  
75 to die, be dead mae die 1  
76 to live, be alive mauri life 1, 76  
76 to live, be alive mōri alive 1, 76  
77 to scratch word info kamea scratch 14  
78 to cut, hack word info kinu cut nut X  
78 to cut, hack word info kasia cut (wood) 63  
78 to cut, hack word info furia cut (string) 65  
79 stick/wood      
80 to split word info lasia split    
81 sharp ŋari sharp 70  
82 dull, blunt blunt 35  
83 to work word info rao work 14  
84 to plant      
85 to choose      
86 to grow word info      
87 to swell word info ūmbu swell 12  
88 to squeeze word info ŋiloa squeeze 53  
89 to hold word info ndau hold 17  
90 to dig ʔelia 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 asia fall 18  
96 dog kɔito dog 7  
97 bird ϑaʔaro bird 36  
98 egg ϑāluna egg 1  
99 feather ifu-na feather 7  
100 wing kukumba wing 47  
101 to fly lofo fly 1  
101 to fly laŋo fly (insect!) x  
102 rat kikī rat 56  
102 rat asufe rat 3  
103 meat/flesh mariko meat/flesh 52  
104 fat/grease raraŋa fat/grease 52  
105 tail kekeu-na tail; irregular *i > e 1, 58  
106 snake loi snake 15  
107 worm (earthworm)      
108 louse word info ʔū louse 1  
108 louse word info līte louse egg x20  
109 mosquito kukulaŋo mosquito 61  
110 spider fufu spider 10  
110 spider lakwa spider 1  
111 fish ϑakwari fish 59  
111 fish īa fish 1  
112 rotten word info ndura rotten 75  
113 branch word info ϑara-na branch 1, 17  
114 leaf ʔamba-na leaf 33  
115 root lali-na root 16  
116 flower taka-na flower; irregular *g > k 12  
117 fruit fufua-na fruit 1  
118 grass kiras grass 56 L
119 earth/soil θaeŋganɔ earth 52  
120 stone fau stone 1  
121 sand onone sand 1  
122 water word info θaŋgatae water    
123 to flow iŋgwa flow 34  
124 sea amali sea 49  
125 salt      
126 lake      
127 woods/forest ŋganɔ kwasi bush 67  
128 sky lofonaθalo sky    
129 moon sinali moon 37  
130 star mbumbulu star 14  
131 cloud word info ndaθa cloud 64  
132 fog ndaθala fog 45  
133 rain ūta rain 1  
134 thunder kwakwaŋa thunder 67  
135 lightning [mbinalu] lightning 48  
136 wind θauθau wind 58  
137 to blow word info ufulia blow 4, 57  
137 to blow word info ϑaulia blow 12  
138 warm word info ʔakoʔako warm 13  
139 cold word info ŋgwaŋgwari cold 13  
140 dry word info lalaņa dry 49  
141 wet ŋgwini wet 46  
142 heavy kulu heavy 11  
143 fire re fire 7  
144 to burn word info ϑarufia burn 54  
145 smoke word info θasu smoke 2  
146 ash fua ashes 11  
147 black mbumbulua black 10  
148 white kwakwaoa white 16, 71  
149 red abuabua red 47  
149 red kekeroa red 57  
150 yellow kokoā yellow 15  
151 green marakwa green 13  
152 small faekwa small 59  
153 big mbaita big 15  
154 short word info kukuru short 13  
155 long word info tikwa long; irregular *e > i 15  
156 thin word info rauraua thin 33  
157 thick word info umbumbua thick 12  
158 narrow      
159 wide      
160 painful, sick matai sick 1  
161 shy, ashamed      
162 old word info ŋwaro old (person) 12  
162 old word info kwali old (thing) 12, 97  
163 new fālu new 1  
164 good okae good 80  
164 good ndiana good 66  
165 bad, evil taʔā bad 1  
166 correct, true ʔoʔolo correct 13  
166 correct, true correct 6  
167 night rɔndɔ night 11  
168 day ndani day 6  
169 year ŋali year 55  
170 when? word info aŋita when? 1, 41  
171 to hide word info      
172 to climb word info      
173 at i at 1  
174 in, inside lao-na in 1, 69  
175 above      
176 below fara below 58  
177 this this 1  
178 that      
179 near karaŋi near 1, 75  
180 far tau far 1  
181 where? word info ifai where? 3  
182 I nau I (1sg) 1, 22  
183 thou ʔoe you (2sg) s  
184 he/she nia he 1, 6  
185 we word info koro we (1du.incl) 22  
185 we word info kameli we (1pl.excl) 2  
185 we word info kolu we (1pl.incl) 1  
185 we word info kamiri we (1du.excl) 2  
186 you -mu your (2sg.poss) x  
186 you -molu your (2pl.poss) x  
186 you kamuru you (2du) x  
186 you kamolu you (2pl) 32  
187 they kerua they (3du) x  
187 they kera they (3pl) 1, 69  
188 what? word info na tāe what? 1, 52  
189 who? word info ni tai who? 1  
190 other      
191 all      
192 and fainia and 38  
193 if leleasa if 35  
194 how? word info nifainia how? 49  
195 no, not laŋi no 72  
196 to count indu count 46  
197 One word info ɛta one 32  
198 Two word info rua two 1  
199 Three word info olu three 1  
200 Four word info fai four 1, 65  
201 Five word info lima five 1  
202 Six word info six; irregular loss of initial *o 1  
203 Seven word info fiu seven 1  
204 Eight word info kwalu eight 3  
205 Nine word info sikwa nine 5  
206 Ten word info taŋafulu ten 5  
207 Twenty word info      
208 Fifty word info      
209 One Hundred word info te talaŋe do one hundred 39  
210 One Thousand word info te tɔni dɔ one thousand 30  

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