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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      
32 tongue &w&œ-k [AF] what is that notation?    
51 to sit -at latan   109  
5 to walk -eh   87  
49 to lie down word info -en latan   1  
48 to sleep -en m̈aliko   8  
123 to flow -harhar   33  
67 to sew word info -helei      
144 to burn word info -huli   4  
137 to blow word info -iβi   5  
9 to swim -kar   5  
46 to see -lehi   14, 94  
74 to kill -loh m̈etei   59  
72 to hit word info -lohu   41  
42 to suck -lom̈i   50, 64  
35 to vomit -lulu   8  
36 to spit -lutov̈   37, 102  
28 to breathe -maᵐb   14  
66 to tie up, fasten -melis   80  
40 to drink -muni   1, 73  
33 to laugh -m̈an   51  
75 to die, be dead -m̈at   1  
22 to fear -m̈ataɣ   1  
76 to live, be alive -m̈aur   1, 76  
7 to come -m̈e   1  
94 to throw word info -narini   75  
8 to turn word info -rorixo   34, 106  
21 to think -roromi   13  
20 to know, be knowledgeable -roŋ-βohoni   19, 90  
44 to hear -roŋe   1  
95 to fall word info -sov̈   13  
71 to stab, pierce -susilohari      
34 to cry -taŋ   1  
78 to cut, hack word info -tei   1  
80 to split word info -teβeɣehi   4, 6?  
89 to hold word info -tortoɣoni   35  
52 to stand -turaun   2, 55  
196 to count -v̈ev̈e   70  
41 to bite -xati   1, 55  
69 to hunt word info -xorɣor   59, 64  
90 to dig -ɣeli   1  
37 to eat -ɣenɣan   1  
77 to scratch word info -ɣorɣorehi   68  
64 to say -βerei   30  
101 to fly -βir   76  
88 to squeeze word info -βirihi   16  
29 to sniff, smell -ᵐbonihi   42  
181 where? word info anp̈e   3, 59  
170 when? word info harβan   56, 57, 58  
206 Ten word info haŋaβul   5  
169 year hoɣap   29, 65  
15 bone hu-k   52  
18 breast huhu-k   1  
189 who? word info ihe   1  
182 I ina   1, 21, 22  
187 they inire they 1, 33  
183 thou iniɣo   1, 18  
185 we word info kam̈am pl. excl. E42  
186 you kam̈i pl. 1, 13  
4 leg/foot karu-k   49  
127 woods/forest lam̈oh   92  
2 left mair   1, 59  
3 right matu   5, 37  
165 bad, evil mo-hat   1  
10 dirty mo-lalo   6  
166 correct, true mo-maβoh   78  
150 yellow mo-melemelek   68  
112 rotten word info mo-momo   51  
140 dry word info mo-m̈am̈ah   11  
157 thick word info mo-m̈atol   3  
149 red mo-m̈em̈e   1  
156 thin word info mo-m̈eniβniβ   1  
141 wet mo-ram̈im̈   36  
160 painful, sick mo-ros   32  
142 heavy mo-roβ   31  
164 good mo-rux   67  
162 old word info mo-tue   1, 35  
152 small mo-βelele   114  
81 sharp mo-βor   78  
148 white mo-βuhe   1  
155 long word info mo-ᵐbaraβ   16  
158 narrow mokok      
147 black mom̈ot   1  
39 to cook word info monp̈er      
151 green mop̈eroɣe   73?  
163 new moruᵐbar   1, 47  
153 big moseax   88  
45 eye m̈ata-k   1  
63 name m̈ehɣa-k   1, 37  
139 cold word info m̈eleɣeh   51  
145 smoke word info n-eh naɣaᵐb   2  
122 water word info n-ue   2  
6 road/path na-hal   1  
134 thunder na-kur   2  
136 wind na-laŋ   1, 77  
54 man/male na-mer   73  
106 snake na-mʷat   12  
97 bird na-m̈an   1  
111 fish na-m̈as   53  
118 grass na-m̈oh   51  
119 earth/soil na-tan   1  
133 rain na-uhe   1  
120 stone na-v̈at   1  
135 lightning na-v̈ile   26  
130 star na-v̈ut   13  
143 fire na-ɣaᵐb   19  
108 louse word info na-ɣut   1  
129 moon na-βule   1  
168 day na-ᵐboŋ   16  
188 what? word info naha   1  
109 mosquito namuɣe   1  
56 child natu-k   5  
61 house ne-ime   1  
124 sea ne-teh   1  
79 stick/wood ne-ɣe   1  
1 hand nim̈a-k   1, 66  
65 rope nueh   58  
58 wife nuku v̈av̈ine   5, 68  
128 sky p̈akaran   30, 31  
19 shoulder p̈erp̈ari-   1  
23 blood reu-k   1, 27  
114 leaf ro-ɣoine   1  
53 person/human being tamalo   4, 53  
60 father tam̈a-k   1  
121 sand taᵐbaŋ-naon   1, 79  
14 belly taᵐbaŋe-k   13  
57 husband tem̈e natu-k   17  
59 mother tina-k   1  
16 intestines tino-k   1  
98 egg tol-nato   1  
132 fog toltol      
31 tooth uru-k   18  
167 night utaᵐboŋ   1, 67  
55 woman/female v̈aβine   1, 106  
83 to work word info v̈ihahakian   33  
205 Nine word info xe-hiβe   5  
204 Eight word info xo-al   3  
115 root xoarnaneɣe   2, 41  
13 back word info xotura-k   14  
27 nose ŋohəri-k   65  
100 wing ɣanp̈e-n   1, 12  
102 rat ɣariv̈   18  
201 Five word info ɣe-lim̈e   1  
198 Two word info ɣe-ru   1  
199 Three word info ɣe-tol   1  
200 Four word info ɣe-v̈at   1, 65  
203 Seven word info ɣe-ᵐbüt   1  
197 One word info ɣete   1, 67  
202 Six word info ɣeyon   1  
138 warm word info ɣeβɣeβeh   1, 72, 93?  
184 he/she ɣini   1, 29  
185 we word info ɣire seleɣ pl. incl. I  
30 mouth βaβa-k   1  
105 tail βelaɣaune   60  
116 flower βira   35  
96 dog βiri   7, 75, 80  
117 fruit βuana-neɣe   1, 26  
26 hair word info βulu-ku   31  
99 feather βulu-ne   1  
12 skin βulβulu-k   81  
24 head ᵐbatu-k   9  
11 dust ᵐbetnaɣaβ   86  
17 liver ᵐbeᵐbeu-k   7, 54  
146 ash ᵐbitnaxaβ   75, 83  
43 ear ᵐbororo-k   16  
131 cloud word info ᵐboᵐbor   38  
25 neck ᵐbulaɣahu-k   84  

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