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Language: Vao

Source/Author:  Tryon (1976) 
Notes:  Tryon, DT. 1976. New Hebrides Languages: An internal classification. Canberra: Pacific Linguistics. 
Data Entry:  Typed By: Kirsty Maurits  Checked By:  
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Classification:  Austronesian:Malayo-Polynesian:Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian:Eastern Malayo-Polynesian:Oceanic:Central-Eastern Oceanic:Remote Oceanic:North and Central Vanuatu:Northeast Vanuatu-Banks Islands:Malekula Coastal 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
1 hand nim̈a-k   1, 66  
2 left mair   1, 59  
3 right matu   5, 37  
4 leg/foot karu-k   49  
5 to walk -eh   87  
6 road/path na-hal   1  
7 to come -m̈e   1  
8 to turn word info -rorixo   34, 106  
9 to swim -kar   5  
10 dirty mo-lalo   6  
11 dust ᵐbetnaɣaβ   86  
12 skin βulβulu-k   81  
13 back word info xotura-k   14  
14 belly taᵐbaŋe-k   13  
15 bone hu-k   52  
16 intestines tino-k   1  
17 liver ᵐbeᵐbeu-k   7, 54  
18 breast huhu-k   1  
19 shoulder p̈erp̈ari-   1?, 73  
20 to know, be knowledgeable -roŋ-βohoni   19, 90  
21 to think -roromi   13  
22 to fear -m̈ataɣ   1  
23 blood reu-k   1, 27  
24 head ᵐbatu-k   9  
25 neck ᵐbulaɣahu-k   84  
26 hair word info βulu-ku   31  
27 nose ŋohəri-k   65  
28 to breathe -maᵐb   14  
29 to sniff, smell -ᵐbonihi   42  
30 mouth βaβa-k   1  
31 tooth uru-k   18  
32 tongue &w&œ-k [AF] what is that notation? 7, 41?  
33 to laugh -m̈an   51  
34 to cry -taŋ   1  
35 to vomit -lulu   8  
36 to spit -lutov̈   37, 102  
37 to eat -ɣenɣan   1  
38 to chew word info      
39 to cook word info monp̈er      
40 to drink -muni   1, 49  
41 to bite -xati   1, 55  
42 to suck -lom̈i   50, 64  
43 ear ᵐbororo-k   16  
44 to hear -roŋe   1  
45 eye m̈ata-k   1  
46 to see -lehi   14, 94  
47 to yawn      
48 to sleep -en m̈aliko   8  
49 to lie down word info -en latan   1  
50 to dream      
51 to sit -at latan   109  
52 to stand -turaun   2, 55  
53 person/human being tamalo   4, 53  
54 man/male na-mer   73  
55 woman/female v̈aβine   1, 106  
56 child natu-k   5  
57 husband tem̈e natu-k   17  
58 wife nuku v̈av̈ine   5, 68  
59 mother tina-k   1  
60 father tam̈a-k   1  
61 house ne-ime   1  
62 thatch/roof      
63 name m̈ehɣa-k   37  
64 to say -βerei   30  
65 rope nueh   58  
66 to tie up, fasten -melis   80  
67 to sew word info -helei      
68 needle      
69 to hunt word info -xorɣor   59, 64  
70 to shoot word info      
71 to stab, pierce -susilohari      
72 to hit word info -lohu   41  
73 to steal      
74 to kill -loh m̈etei   59  
75 to die, be dead -m̈at   1  
76 to live, be alive -m̈aur   1, 76  
77 to scratch word info -ɣorɣorehi   68  
78 to cut, hack word info -tei   1  
79 stick/wood ne-ɣe   1  
80 to split word info -teβeɣehi   4, 6?  
81 sharp mo-βor   78  
82 dull, blunt      
83 to work word info v̈ihahakian   33  
84 to plant      
85 to choose      
86 to grow word info      
87 to swell word info      
88 to squeeze word info -βirihi   16  
89 to hold word info -tortoɣoni   35  
90 to dig -ɣeli   1  
91 to buy      
92 to open, uncover      
93 to pound, beat word info      
94 to throw word info -narini   75  
95 to fall word info -sov̈   51  
96 dog βiri   7, 75, 80  
97 bird na-m̈an   1  
98 egg tol-nato   1  
99 feather βulu-ne   1  
100 wing ɣanp̈e-n   1, 12  
101 to fly -βir   76  
102 rat ɣariv̈   18  
103 meat/flesh      
104 fat/grease      
105 tail βelaɣaune   60  
106 snake na-mʷat   12  
107 worm (earthworm)      
108 louse word info na-ɣut   1  
109 mosquito namuɣe   1  
110 spider      
111 fish na-m̈as   53  
112 rotten word info mo-momo   51  
113 branch word info      
114 leaf ro-ɣoine   1  
115 root xoarnaneɣe   2, 41  
116 flower βira   35  
117 fruit βuana-neɣe   1, 26  
118 grass na-m̈oh   51  
119 earth/soil na-tan   1  
120 stone na-v̈at   1  
121 sand taᵐbaŋ-naon   1, 79  
122 water word info n-ue   2  
123 to flow -harhar   33  
124 sea ne-teh   1  
125 salt      
126 lake      
127 woods/forest lam̈oh   92  
128 sky p̈akaran   30, 31  
129 moon na-βule   1  
130 star na-v̈ut   13  
131 cloud word info ᵐboᵐbor   38  
132 fog toltol      
133 rain na-uhe   1  
134 thunder na-kur   2  
135 lightning na-v̈ile   26  
136 wind na-laŋ   1, 77  
137 to blow word info -iβi   5  
138 warm word info ɣeβɣeβeh   1, 72, 93?  
139 cold word info m̈eleɣeh   51  
140 dry word info mo-m̈am̈ah   11  
141 wet mo-ram̈im̈   36  
142 heavy mo-roβ   31  
143 fire na-ɣaᵐb   19  
144 to burn word info -huli   4  
145 smoke word info n-eh naɣaᵐb   2  
146 ash ᵐbitnaxaβ   75, 83  
147 black mom̈ot   1  
148 white mo-βuhe   1  
149 red mo-m̈em̈e   1  
150 yellow mo-melemelek   68  
151 green mop̈eroɣe   73?  
152 small mo-βelele   114  
153 big moseax   88  
154 short word info      
155 long word info mo-ᵐbaraβ   16, 85  
156 thin word info mo-m̈eniβniβ   1  
157 thick word info mo-m̈atol   3  
158 narrow mokok      
159 wide      
160 painful, sick mo-ros   32  
161 shy, ashamed      
162 old word info mo-tue   1, 35  
163 new moruᵐbar   1, 47  
164 good mo-rux   67  
165 bad, evil mo-hat   1  
166 correct, true mo-maβoh   78  
167 night utaᵐboŋ   1, 67  
168 day na-ᵐboŋ   16  
169 year hoɣap   29, 65  
170 when? word info harβan   59  
171 to hide word info      
172 to climb word info      
173 at      
174 in, inside      
175 above      
176 below      
177 this      
178 that      
179 near      
180 far      
181 where? word info anp̈e   3, 59  
182 I ina   1, 21, 22  
183 thou iniɣo   1, 18  
184 he/she ɣini   1  
185 we word info ɣire seleɣ pl. incl. I  
185 we word info kam̈am pl. excl. E42  
186 you kam̈i pl. 1, 13  
187 they inire they 1, 33  
188 what? word info naha   1, 33, 52  
189 who? word info ihe   1  
190 other      
191 all      
192 and      
193 if      
194 how? word info      
195 no, not      
196 to count -v̈ev̈e   70  
197 One word info ɣete   1, 67  
198 Two word info ɣe-ru   1  
199 Three word info ɣe-tol   1  
200 Four word info ɣe-v̈at   1, 65  
201 Five word info ɣe-lim̈e   1  
202 Six word info ɣeyon   1  
203 Seven word info ɣe-ᵐbüt   1  
204 Eight word info xo-al   3  
205 Nine word info xe-hiβe   5  
206 Ten word info haŋaβul   5  
207 Twenty word info      
208 Fifty word info      
209 One Hundred word info      
210 One Thousand word info      

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