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Language: Nukuoro

Source/Author:  POLLEX 2000 (Bruce Biggs & Ross Clark) 
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Data Entry:  Typed By: Simon Greenhill  Checked By: Simon Greenhill 
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Classification:  Austronesian:Malayo-Polynesian:Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian:Eastern Malayo-Polynesian:Oceanic:Central-Eastern Oceanic:Remote Oceanic:Central Pacific:East Fijian-Polynesian:Polynesian:Nuclear:Samoic-Outlier:Ellicean 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
1 hand lima Hand, arm 1  
2 left masui Left (not right) 1, 74  
3 right madau Right (side) 5, 13  
4 leg/foot vae Foot (including leg) 1, 100  
5 to walk saele Walk around, wander 6  
5 to walk haka/taahao Go for a walk, stroll (Ebt) 7  
5 to walk sesee   4  
6 road/path haiava Road, pathway (for going), track, ocean liner 1?  
7 to come hu mai   1, 42  
8 to turn word info huli as in turn over 15  
8 to turn word info hage as to change direction    
9 to swim      
10 dirty gelegele   10  
11 dust buugelegele      
12 skin gili Skin 1  
13 back word info dua   11  
14 belly gona Navel 8  
14 belly dinae   19, 34  
15 bone ivi Bone 52, 5  
16 intestines      
17 liver ade Liver 1  
18 breast gaanunu   3  
19 shoulder bakau Pollex 06: Bakau. :Wing, shoulder. 22  
20 to know, be knowledgeable ilo/o Know 13  
21 to think maanadu Think, thought 9  
22 to fear madagu Afraid, scared 1  
23 blood dodo Blood (Crl) 4  
24 head ulu Topmost part 1  
24 head biho   10  
25 neck ua Neck 18  
26 hair word info hulu Hair (on body) 31  
26 hair word info ngae as single hair on head (or forehead) 29  
26 hair word info ngangailu as hair generally on head 29, 3  
26 hair word info ŋaŋaulu   29, 3  
27 nose usu Nose Nose (Crl) 1  
27 nose uhu Nose Nose (Crl) 1  
28 to breathe manava Breath, breathe 1  
28 to breathe manava Pollex 06: Manava. :Breath, breathe. 1  
29 to sniff, smell he/songi/ Touch noses, smell 9  
29 to sniff, smell tuŋa   45  
30 mouth ngudu Mouth 2  
31 tooth niho Tooth 1  
32 tongue alelo Tongue 15  
33 to laugh gada Laugh 7  
34 to cry dangi Cry, weep 1  
35 to vomit haga/lue/ia Vomit 8  
36 to spit      
37 to eat gai Eat 1, 44  
38 to chew word info ngau Chew 8  
38 to chew word info ngungu Chew, masticate 9  
39 to cook word info dao Bake (Crl) 10  
40 to drink unu Drink (Crl) 1  
41 to bite gadi Bite, nip v 1, 55  
42 to suck midi   8  
43 ear dalinga Ear (Crl) 1  
44 to hear longo Hear, feel, news 1  
45 eye ganomada Pollex 06: Ganomada. :Eye. 1, 18  
46 to see gide See 1  
47 to yawn maava Yawn [<] 19 L
48 to sleep moe Sleep 10  
49 to lie down word info baini gi lalo      
50 to dream midi Dream 36  
51 to sit noho Sit, stay 16  
52 to stand duu Stand 2  
53 person/human being dangada Person, human being (Crl) 1, 66  
54 man/male daane Man, male (Crl) 1, 11  
55 woman/female hahine Woman (Singular) 1, 106  
55 woman/female hine Female, woman 1, 41  
56 child dama Child 6  
57 husband bodu daane   14  
58 wife bodu hahine   5, 68  
59 mother dinana Mother, dam 1  
60 father dama/na Father, uncle, person in a fatherly relationship (Crl) 1  
61 house hale House 14  
62 thatch/roof      
63 name ingoo Name 6  
64 to say      
65 rope maea Rope type (thickest) 10  
66 to tie up, fasten hau Tie up 11  
66 to tie up, fasten noa fasten by tying Tied 15  
67 to sew word info dui Sew (Crl) 13  
68 needle te/au/ Tattooing needle (Kubary) 1  
68 needle siga Needle spool 9  
69 to hunt word info      
70 to shoot word info tili      
71 to stab, pierce sugi Pierce, stab 1, 8  
71 to stab, pierce daalo Stab, skewer (Crl) 10  
71 to stab, pierce daalo/a To have been stabbed (especially accidentally) (Crl) 10  
72 to hit word info bagi/a Hit, by wind, spear, etc 6  
72 to hit word info badu Hit/tap with hand/foot, kick 7  
72 to hit word info daa Strike, beat, kill (Crl) 10  
72 to hit word info dugi Punch, hit, strike, pound (Crl) 8  
73 to steal gaiaa Steal 7  
74 to kill daa Strike, beat, kill (Crl) 8  
75 to die, be dead made Die 1  
76 to live, be alive      
77 to scratch word info la/aladi/ To scratch an itch (Crl) 10  
77 to scratch word info lagu Claw 9  
78 to cut, hack word info àmu Cut something (Crl) 15  
78 to cut, hack word info modu Cut off 54, 14  
78 to cut, hack word info sele Chop down 16  
78 to cut, hack word info tuu Cut something 17  
79 stick/wood laagau Pollex 06: Laagau. :Wood. 1  
80 to split word info      
81 sharp ha/kaa To sharpen (a knife) 14, 15  
82 dull, blunt      
83 to work word info haihegao   26  
84 to plant doo Plant (something) 4  
85 to choose hili Pick, choose 1  
86 to grow word info somo grow, develop, coconut apple.(Crl) 7  
87 to swell word info      
88 to squeeze word info kumi Squeeze by grabbing 14  
89 to hold word info      
90 to dig geli Dig v 1  
91 to buy      
92 to open, uncover mahuge Pollex 06: Mahuge. :Opened, uncovered (Crl).    
93 to pound, beat word info dugi Punch, hit, strike, pound (Crl) 20, 2  
94 to throw word info maga Throw v 11  
95 to fall word info      
96 dog gaatu 'cat'?-MW    
97 bird manu lele Bird 1  
98 egg ŋako   36  
99 feather      
100 wing bakau Wing, shoulder 1, 58  
100 wing pakhau Wing (Ebt) 1, 58  
100 wing bakau Wing, shoulder 1, 58  
100 wing pakhau Wing (Ebt) 1, 58  
101 to fly lele Fly, jump 11  
102 rat      
103 meat/flesh kano Quality, meat, flesh (Crl) 14  
104 fat/grease sunu Oil slick 12  
105 tail      
106 snake      
107 worm (earthworm) dangaloa Pollex 06: Dangaloa. :Silver Bush (Sophora tormentosa); earthworm; shooting star.    
108 louse word info gudu Louse 1  
109 mosquito namu Mosquito 1  
110 spider neveneve Spider 1  
111 fish iga Fish n 1  
112 rotten word info bala Soft, mushy 13  
112 rotten word info bobo Rotten 14  
113 branch word info laa Branch 1  
114 leaf lau Leaf 1  
115 root aga Root of tree or plant 2  
116 flower hungahunga-nui Flower of the coconut tree 1  
117 fruit hua Bear fruit, fish roe 1  
118 grass      
119 earth/soil gele/gele Sand, dirt 10  
120 stone hadu Stone, rock 1  
121 sand ssu/oni/oni Sand 1  
122 water word info vai Water, liquid 2  
123 to flow sali Flow 24  
124 sea moana Open sea 10  
124 sea dai Lagoon, sea salt 1  
125 salt dai Lagoon, sea, salt 20  
126 lake lodo Lagoon (Crl) 6  
127 woods/forest vao Wilderness 14  
128 sky langi Rain, heaven, sky 1  
129 moon maa-sina Moon 37, 5  
130 star heduu Star 1  
131 cloud word info      
132 fog      
133 rain ua Rain 1  
134 thunder hatuli Thunder 14  
135 lightning laba Flash (as lightning) 9  
135 lightning uila Lightning 2  
136 wind madangi Wind, gas, flatus 1, 66  
136 wind s/sau/ Blow (of wind) 10  
137 to blow word info angi Blow gently (Wind) 8  
137 to blow word info busi Blow with mouth 6  
137 to blow word info s/sau/ Blow (of wind) 12  
138 warm word info mahana Hot 1, 72  
139 cold word info magalili Feel cold 1, 52  
140 dry word info      
141 wet s/sui Pollex 06: S/sui. :Wet. 11  
142 heavy dae/maha/ Heavy, oppressive 46  
143 fire ahi Fire 1  
144 to burn word info duungia   7  
144 to burn word info dudu Perfective of dudu set fire to 6  
145 smoke word info useahi (Crl) 2  
146 ash lehu Ashes 67  
147 black uli Dark in colour 7  
148 white dea White (only in compunds) (Crl) 8  
149 red mea Reddish 1  
150 yellow gano/ango Pollex 06: Gano/ango. :Yellow (Crl). 9?  
151 green nu/ui Pollex 06: Nu/ui. :Green. 61?  
152 small lega/lega Smallness Small 13  
152 small l/ligi/ fine 66  
153 big lau/malie Pollex 06: Lau/malie. :Big, great.    
154 short word info bodo/bodo Short 9  
155 long word info lloa Long a 12  
156 thin word info      
157 thick word info maadolu Thick 3  
158 narrow gasogaso Pollex 06: <Gasogaso. :Narrow (Crl)>.    
159 wide      
160 painful, sick mmae Pain 10  
161 shy, ashamed doga/a Bashful, shy, ashamed, embarrassed (Crl)    
162 old word info duai Old, in the past (Crl) 48  
163 new hoou New 1  
164 good malie Good (of food and certain activities) (Crl) 16  
165 bad, evil saa Bad 1  
166 correct, true abo Pollex 06: Abo. :Capable; correct (suitable), true; feel comfortable (Crl).    
167 night boo Night 1  
168 day ao Daylight 1, 54  
168 day laani   6  
169 year      
170 when? word info aahee When? (indefinite future) 5  
171 to hide word info mmuni Hidden 1, 67  
172 to climb word info gage Climb 32  
173 at i At (preposed particle) 1  
174 in, inside lodo Inside, lagoon 5  
175 above lunga Up, above 9  
176 below lalo Below, under 8  
177 this tenei   7, 1  
178 that tenaa   1  
179 near      
180 far mmao Distant 13  
181 where? word info i/hee/ Where? 3, 35  
182 I au I First person singular (Possessive) 1, 21  
182 I -gu I First person singular (Possessive) x  
183 thou goe Second person singular, thou 1  
183 thou goe Second person singular, thou 1  
184 he/she      
185 we word info gida/adeu We inclusive 1, 39  
186 you      
187 they go'doū   1, 72  
188 what? word info aha What? 1  
189 who? word info go/ai/ Who? 1  
190 other      
191 all hu/gadoo/ All (of things) 13  
192 and ma And, including, and so, with 2  
193 if me/le Hypothetical (Ply 1970) 5  
194 how? word info behee Like what? 11  
195 no, not      
196 to count dau Count, read (Crl) 8  
197 One word info dahi One (Crl) 14, 48  
198 Two word info lua Two 1  
199 Three word info dolu Three (Crl) 1  
200 Four word info haa Four 1, 66  
201 Five word info lima Hand, arm.(Source: Pollex) 1  
202 Six word info ono   1  
203 Seven word info hidu Seven.(Source: Pollex) 1  
204 Eight word info valu Pollex 06: Valu. :Eight. 3  
205 Nine word info siva Nine.(Source: Pollex) 5  
206 Ten word info mada/angahulu/ Ten objects.(Source: Pollex) 5  
207 Twenty word info      
208 Fifty word info      
209 One Hundred word info lau Hundred.(Source: Pollex) 2  
210 One Thousand word info mano Thousand.(Source: Pollex) 2  

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