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Language: Marau

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:Southern 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
1 hand kaikaʔina arm; irregular vowel correspondence (a~i) 48  
2 left mauri left; irregular reflex of *w 1, 59  
3 right ʔaʔoro right 10  
4 leg/foot aʔe-na leg; irregular *q > Ê” 1  
5 to walk rai huru go up    
5 to walk ra go 1, 69  
5 to walk rai mato go down    
5 to walk ra walk 1, 69  
6 road/path tara road 1  
7 to come ramai come 1, 87  
8 to turn word info potaʔi turn 83  
9 to swim ororo swim 74  
9 to swim roto bathe 8  
10 dirty pipiriʔa dirty 13  
11 dust totokora dust    
12 skin rape-na skin    
13 back word info kokosu-na back 83  
14 belly opa-na belly; irregular *bw > p 36  
15 bone susuri-na bone 52  
16 intestines opa-na guts 16  
17 liver raenusu-na liver 1  
18 breast susu-na breast 1  
19 shoulder      
20 to know, be knowledgeable raea know 35  
21 to think mantaʔinia think    
22 to fear maʔu fear 1  
23 blood apu-na blood 5  
24 head pau-na head 14  
25 neck rua-na neck 18  
26 hair word info huhuhu-na hair (body) 13, 55  
27 nose pano-na nose; irregular *l > n 12, 74  
28 to breathe manoasa breathe 47, 65  
29 to sniff, smell stiʔnaia smell    
30 mouth nusu-na mouth 2  
31 tooth niho-na tooth 1  
32 tongue mea-na tongue 7  
33 to laugh masi laugh 58  
34 to cry nara cry 5  
35 to vomit moa vomit; irregular *u > o 1  
36 to spit nisu spit 14, 58  
37 to eat hana eat 1, 53  
38 to chew word info      
39 to cook word info      
40 to drink koʔukoʔu drink 30  
41 to bite keʔea bite    
42 to suck totohia suck 1  
43 ear arina-na ear 1  
44 to hear noroa metathesis 1  
45 eye mā-na eye 1  
46 to see resia see; irregular *l > r 14, 94  
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 naku sit    
52 to stand ura stand 40  
53 person/human being ʔinoni person; irregular initial Ê” 10  
54 man/male mane man 1  
55 woman/female keni woman 8  
56 child kare-na child 40  
57 husband      
58 wife      
59 mother nike-na mother 32  
60 father mama-na father 1, 10  
61 house nima house; irregular *R > n, irregular *u > i 1, 50  
62 thatch/roof      
63 name ratana name 1, 18  
64 to say reho say    
65 rope waro rope 2  
66 to tie up, fasten pasua tie 63  
67 to sew word info tauria sew 55  
68 needle      
69 to hunt word info ruʔu hunt 13  
70 to shoot word info      
71 to stab, pierce      
72 to hit word info kumu hit (stick)    
73 to steal pɛri steal 12  
74 to kill horoʔia 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 moia scratch    
78 to cut, hack word info hunua cut (string)    
78 to cut, hack word info tohua cut (wood) 22  
78 to cut, hack word info hara cut nut X  
79 stick/wood      
80 to split word info tarikaka split    
81 sharp toʔo sharp 71  
82 dull, blunt emaitoʔo blunt, = not sharp.    
83 to work word info toʔi work 52  
84 to plant      
85 to choose      
86 to grow word info      
87 to swell word info ūpu swell 12  
88 to squeeze word info rosia squeeze 19  
89 to hold word info toʔia hold 77  
90 to dig eria 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 teke fall 70  
96 dog kui dog 7  
97 bird manu bird 1  
98 egg ʔapota-na egg 39  
99 feather huhuhunamanu feather    
100 wing ʔapaʔapana wing 1, 12  
101 to fly sime fly x  
101 to fly roho fly 1  
102 rat kikiʔi rat 56  
103 meat/flesh hinasu-na meat/flesh 17, 68  
104 fat/grease raraʔohana fat/grease    
105 tail kukuʔi-na tail 1, 57  
106 snake snake    
107 worm (earthworm)      
108 louse word info rite louse egg x20  
108 louse word info ʔu louse 1  
109 mosquito waʔu mosquito 52  
110 spider peʔu spider    
111 fish iʔa fish 1  
112 rotten word info kasu rotten    
112 rotten word info moka rotten    
113 branch word info rararana branch 1, 33  
114 leaf ʔapaʔapanaʔai leaf 33  
115 root ikisina root    
116 flower      
117 fruit warinaʔai fruit    
118 grass harisi grass 1  
119 earth/soil mato 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      
124 sea āsi sea 1  
125 salt      
126 lake      
127 woods/forest maʔusu bush 21, 77  
128 sky      
129 moon hura moon 1  
130 star purupuru star 52  
131 cloud word info parako cloud 74  
132 fog waha fog 46  
133 rain ūta rain 1  
134 thunder rorou thunder 20  
135 lightning      
136 wind iru wind; irregular *o > i 13, 67  
137 to blow word info uhia blow 4  
138 warm word info rakaraka warm    
139 cold word info mamaʔusi cold 63  
140 dry word info akeʔake dry 86  
141 wet pisuʔa wet 65  
142 heavy hiʔa heavy 41  
143 fire suna fire 32  
144 to burn word info sunia burn 55  
145 smoke word info rasu smoke 2  
146 ash kora ashes    
147 black poraporaʔa black    
148 white paraparaʔa white    
149 red merameraʔa red 1  
150 yellow kakimiraʔa yellow    
151 green      
152 small masike small    
153 big paina big    
154 short word info kokoʔosu short    
155 long word info ʔewaʔa long    
156 thin word info      
157 thick word info aroka thick    
158 narrow      
159 wide      
160 painful, sick mataʔi sick 1  
161 shy, ashamed      
162 old word info pipiriʔa old (thing)    
162 old word info kokoʔo old (person)    
163 new haoru new 1  
164 good siani good 66  
165 bad, evil taʔā bad 1  
166 correct, true ototo correct 13  
167 night meʔetani night 46  
168 day atoa day 1, 54  
169 year harisi year 8  
170 when? word info nanita when? 1, 43  
171 to hide word info      
172 to climb word info      
173 at woi at    
174 in, inside rao-na in; irregular loss of *l 1, 69  
175 above      
176 below maru-na below 64  
177 this nena this 28  
178 that      
179 near karahini near 77  
180 far ririʔi far 51  
181 where? word info ihei where? 3  
182 I nau I (1sg) 1, 22  
183 thou iʔo you (2sg) s  
184 he/she ineia he 1, 68  
185 we word info iʔerua we (1du.excl) 27  
185 we word info ikoru we (1pl.incl) 22  
185 we word info iʔami we (1pl.excl) 2  
185 we word info ikura we (1du.incl) 24  
186 you iʔauru you (2pl) 42  
186 you iʔarua you (2du) x  
186 you -m ʔauru your (2pl.poss) x  
186 you -mu your (2sg.poss) x  
187 they ikira they (3pl) 1, 69  
187 they ikirarua they (3du) x  
188 what? word info ta what? 1, 52  
189 who? word info atei who? 1, 68  
190 other      
191 all      
192 and haʔinia and    
193 if mara if 3, 69  
194 how? word info eʔuta how? 33  
195 no, not mao no 73  
196 to count isumia count 46  
197 One word info eta one 32  
198 Two word info rua two 1  
199 Three word info ɔru three 1  
200 Four word info hai four 1, 65  
201 Five word info nima five; irregular *l > n 1, 15  
202 Six word info ono six 1  
203 Seven word info hiu seven 1  
204 Eight word info waru eight 3  
205 Nine word info siwa nine 5  
206 Ten word info tanahuru ten 5  
207 Twenty word info      
208 Fifty word info      
209 One Hundred word info tanarau one hundred 4, 38  
210 One Thousand word info      

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