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Language: Paama (Lironesa)

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:East Vanuatu 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
1 hand hi-k   16, 72  
2 left moil   1, 59  
3 right matu   5, 37  
4 leg/foot hi-k tanetan etym. "arm below", see hand 52  
5 to walk -kaka   70?  
6 road/path sise   50  
7 to come -amai   1  
8 to turn word info -hiles   24  
9 to swim -uwi   73  
10 dirty tahul   103  
11 dust βulimeas   20  
12 skin hiliβe-k   1, 71  
13 back word info eisilu-ku   130  
14 belly faŋo-k   61  
15 bone si-k   52  
16 intestines tino-k   1  
17 liver maleles ona-k      
18 breast susu   1  
19 shoulder fatisi-k   65, 40  
20 to know, be knowledgeable -kilea   18  
21 to think -reⁿdem   13  
22 to fear -metau   1  
23 blood ra-k   1  
24 head fatu-ku   9  
25 neck hiri-k   43  
26 hair word info hilu-ku   31  
27 nose fuli-ŋaso-ku   27, 52  
28 to breathe -seh   35  
29 to sniff, smell -musi   65  
30 mouth oŋo-k   80  
31 tooth loho-k   1, 35  
32 tongue mi-k   7  
33 to laugh -βiteai   84  
34 to cry -amis   67  
35 to vomit -lu   8  
36 to spit -tiβ   15  
37 to eat -ani   1  
38 to chew word info      
39 to cook word info mas   19  
40 to drink -muni   1, 49  
41 to bite -ati   1, 55  
42 to suck -simi   51  
43 ear raliŋo-ku   1, 40  
44 to hear -loŋi   1  
45 eye meta-k   1  
46 to see -lesi   14, 94  
47 to yawn      
48 to sleep -matil   1, 70  
49 to lie down word info -koluβos      
50 to dream      
51 to sit -tuntan   1  
52 to stand -mea   58  
53 person/human being mʷeatin   7, 8  
54 man/male meahos   96  
54 man/male ami   91  
55 woman/female ahin   1, 106  
56 child natu-k   5  
57 husband asu-k   2  
58 wife asu-k   1  
59 mother nana Address term 1, 83  
60 father tata Address term 19  
61 house eim   1  
62 thatch/roof      
63 name iso-ku   1, 66  
64 to say -hiteni   16  
65 rope βiao   69  
66 to tie up, fasten -parkati   94  
67 to sew word info -titil   13  
68 needle      
69 to hunt word info -halau   74  
70 to shoot word info      
71 to stab, pierce -musaβoe      
72 to hit word info -wasi   86  
73 to steal      
74 to kill -wasi βomat   12, 2  
75 to die, be dead -mat   1  
76 to live, be alive -moul   1, 76  
77 to scratch word info -kali   12  
78 to cut, hack word info -tei   1  
79 stick/wood maβuliai   28  
80 to split word info -bas      
81 sharp kan   14, 79  
82 dull, blunt      
83 to work word info umin   1  
84 to plant      
85 to choose      
86 to grow word info      
87 to swell word info      
88 to squeeze word info -huhus      
89 to hold word info -βoneite      
90 to dig -ili   1  
91 to buy      
92 to open, uncover      
93 to pound, beat word info      
94 to throw word info -soni   87?  
95 to fall word info -mot   57  
96 dog huli   7 L
97 bird aman   1  
98 egg oroliatu   66  
99 feather hili-n   1  
100 wing eβoue-n   7  
101 to fly -ka   14  
102 rat asu   3, 77  
103 meat/flesh husi   10  
104 fat/grease      
105 tail aβuki-n      
106 snake tetal   13  
107 worm (earthworm)      
108 louse word info out   1  
109 mosquito anam   1  
110 spider      
111 fish mesau   52  
111 fish ai   1, 68  
112 rotten word info eβu      
113 branch word info      
114 leaf ouai   17  
115 root lite   18, 44  
116 flower mosan      
117 fruit heiai   37  
118 grass oumunai   31  
119 earth/soil out ne-tan   1  
120 stone ahat   1  
121 sand βoien   1, 79  
122 water word info oai   2  
123 to flow -(mu)we   65  
124 sea a-tas   1  
125 salt atas   20  
126 lake meterumrum      
127 woods/forest eiβorohus   88, 109  
128 sky teilaŋ   1, 61  
129 moon aβati   6  
130 star hitu   1  
131 cloud word info mahmah   39  
132 fog mahmah cloud 3, 32  
133 rain ous   1  
134 thunder βou lul   83  
135 lightning ahil   26  
136 wind eaŋ   1, 77  
137 to blow word info -uhi   4  
138 warm word info βistat mutin      
139 cold word info ani      
140 dry word info me-mes   11  
141 wet memer   35  
142 heavy meas   33  
143 fire ahaŋ   21  
144 to burn word info -niti   86  
145 smoke word info eas   2  
146 ash meneihaŋ      
147 black malikelik   41  
148 white muoh      
149 red βihili   18  
150 yellow okohis      
151 green ouai      
152 small haβiβi   108  
153 big marite   113  
154 short word info      
155 long word info taβeah   60  
156 thin word info muko      
157 thick word info matetel   3  
158 narrow ein      
159 wide      
160 painful, sick mesai   1  
161 shy, ashamed      
162 old word info hetimatu   1  
163 new hetihao   55  
164 good tahos   124  
165 bad, evil tisa   1, 99  
166 correct, true mal keinek straight    
167 night βoŋien   1  
168 day aβoŋ   16  
169 year ouh      
170 when? word info neŋeis   1, 43  
171 to hide word info      
172 to climb word info      
173 at      
174 in, inside en   49?  
175 above      
176 below      
177 this koa      
178 that koa keiek      
179 near βesesal      
180 far soutin   72  
181 where? word info kaβe   3?  
182 I inau   1, 21, 22  
183 thou keik   1, 17, 33  
184 he/she kei   1  
185 we word info ir pl. incl. I  
185 we word info komai pl. excl. E  
185 we word info yalu dl. incl.    
185 we word info komal dl. excl.    
186 you kami pl. 1, 13  
186 you kamil dl. x  
187 they keil they 1, 69  
187 they keilu they (dual) x  
188 what? word info asa   1, 33  
189 who? word info isei   1  
190 other keil      
191 all keil      
192 and ka   1  
193 if naman      
194 how? word info mukaβe   58, 82, 83  
195 no, not toβuol   103  
196 to count -hulhuli   81  
197 One word info tai   14  
198 Two word info e-lu   1  
199 Three word info etelu̥   1  
200 Four word info e-hat   1, 65  
201 Five word info e-lim   1  
202 Six word info ahitai      
203 Seven word info ou-lu   2  
204 Eight word info ou-tel   7  
205 Nine word info ou-hat   20  
206 Ten word info halualim   4  
207 Twenty word info      
208 Fifty word info      
209 One Hundred word info      
210 One Thousand word info      

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