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

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