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Language: Bierebo (Yevali)

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:Epi:Lamenu-Baki:Baki-Bierebo 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
1 hand čumo-ᵑgu /ʧ/ <*d, so not cognate with *kumw- 59  
2 left mʷeli   1, 59  
3 right mərua   5, 37  
4 leg/foot če-ᵑgu   98  
5 to walk -yeli Loan word from Mate/ Filakara/ Nul? 10, 63 L?
6 road/path moroᵑge   64  
7 to come -βirimi   1, 23  
8 to turn word info -βiliŋi-ko   4  
9 to swim -čele   49  
10 dirty mi-ñemñeme   65  
11 dust pulu-yeβi   25  
12 skin kuluyeβe-ᵑgu   1, 71  
13 back word info mʷaⁿdu-ᵑgu   35  
14 belly ᵐboᵐbʷa-ᵑgu   100  
15 bone puru-yu   71  
16 intestines sine-ᵑgu   1  
17 liver puri-ara   1, 34  
18 breast yu-ᵑgu   47  
19 shoulder      
20 to know, be knowledgeable -ᵑgičea   110  
21 to think -siⁿdomi   13, 51  
22 to fear -mira   1  
23 blood sa-ᵑgu   54  
24 head paru-ᵑgu   9  
25 neck koᵑgie-ᵑgu   101  
26 hair word info βiču-ᵑgu   63  
27 nose kunu-ᵑgu   1, 58  
28 to breathe -mamaŋa   47, 75  
29 to sniff, smell -čoponea   76  
30 mouth ŋo-ᵑgu   80  
31 tooth mære-čua-ᵑgu   1, 35, 43  
32 tongue pur-mene-ᵑgu   7, 43  
33 to laugh -βisale   84  
34 to cry -saŋi   1  
35 to vomit -čuluwa   8  
36 to spit -βičasiri   104  
37 to eat -kina·na   1, 32  
38 to chew word info      
39 to cook word info meno   21  
40 to drink -munia   1, 49  
41 to bite -karia   1, 55  
42 to suck -čimia   51  
43 ear kilŋa-ᵑgu   1, 41  
44 to hear -čoŋoia   1  
45 eye kono-mere-ᵑgu   1  
46 to see -βisuia   86  
47 to yawn      
48 to sleep -mʷono   19  
49 to lie down word info -mʷono   15  
50 to dream      
51 to sit -totono   1  
52 to stand -səmʷalu   25  
53 person/human being yoru   57  
54 man/male yœrumʷan   1, 14  
55 woman/female sira   79  
56 child ki-ñare-ᵑgu   5, 53  
57 husband kʷo-ᵑgu   62  
58 wife kwo-ᵑgu   1, 57  
59 mother kañe-ᵑgu   64  
60 father ka-rme-ᵑgu   1, 30  
61 house iuma   1  
62 thatch/roof      
63 name kiaᵑgu   1, 38  
64 to say -βisi   47  
65 rope kilika   5  
66 to tie up, fasten -βisiraᵑgaria   85  
67 to sew word info -suluia   60  
68 needle      
69 to hunt word info -miyiliβi      
70 to shoot word info      
71 to stab, pierce -yelia   14  
72 to hit word info -wea   93  
73 to steal      
74 to kill -we βinuia   66, 1  
75 to die, be dead -mere   1  
76 to live, be alive -mali   1, 76  
77 to scratch word info -kuβaria   73  
78 to cut, hack word info -teia   1  
79 stick/wood čeki   27?  
80 to split word info -tepʷaia   4, 6  
81 sharp ma·li   14, 81  
82 dull, blunt      
83 to work word info yumʷaiena   1, 89  
84 to plant      
85 to choose      
86 to grow word info      
87 to swell word info      
88 to squeeze word info -winia   87  
88 to squeeze word info wuia      
89 to hold word info -wuᵑgaria   3  
90 to dig -kilia   1  
91 to buy      
92 to open, uncover      
93 to pound, beat word info      
94 to throw word info -kuania   85  
95 to fall word info -čoru   7  
96 dog kuli   7 L
97 bird menu   1  
98 egg maᵐbuluto   59  
99 feather βiču-namenu   1  
100 wing kuβena   1, 12  
101 to fly -kaka   14  
102 rat kawe   3  
103 meat/flesh kunu-ᵐbu   15, 81, 82  
104 fat/grease nčœpa   15  
105 tail siᵑgiena-kuli   61  
106 snake mʷara   12  
107 worm (earthworm)      
108 louse word info koru   1  
109 mosquito namu   1  
110 spider      
111 fish ika   1  
112 rotten word info menunu   51  
113 branch word info      
114 leaf čumoki   46  
114 leaf čumasi   46  
115 root pias Loan word from Burupika?   L?
116 flower βinasi   56  
117 fruit marasi **maRati 36  
118 grass čumʷene   31  
119 earth/soil koⁿdo-tono   1, 69  
120 stone kəla-βeru   1, 40  
121 sand ñ-one   1  
122 water word info wi   2  
123 to flow -mio   59  
124 sea si   1  
125 salt      
126 lake      
127 woods/forest yomʷarowa   79  
128 sky      
129 moon kuβario   6, 29  
130 star βerue   70  
131 cloud word info mæliᵑgo   34  
132 fog mʷau   3, 32  
133 rain yuwa   1  
134 thunder ᵐbolulu   83  
135 lightning ye-ᵐbiče   26, 70, 72  
136 wind čaŋi   1, 77  
137 to blow word info -yuia   62  
138 warm word info      
139 cold word info manini   1, 99  
140 dry word info sua      
141 wet meⁿdu   35, 89  
142 heavy wurumiu   78  
143 fire kapi   19  
144 to burn word info -sikapia   84  
145 smoke word info kapi miu fire smokes 2, 76  
146 ash pulu-yeβi   78  
147 black ᵐboᵐbokiña   79  
148 white miyuwe   98  
149 red piliβili   18  
150 yellow nǰeleru   76  
151 green memeña   8, 71  
152 small tekaki   104?  
153 big keβiu   106  
154 short word info      
155 long word info wuru-pieβi   16, 85  
156 thin word info meniniβi   1  
157 thick word info merorolu   3  
158 narrow tekaki small 82  
159 wide      
160 painful, sick meña   103  
161 shy, ashamed      
162 old word info wuru-mæruwa   1  
163 new wuru-βiu   10, 59  
164 good ᵐbo   108, 109  
165 bad, evil pua      
166 correct, true meⁿdumeⁿdu straight    
167 night poŋiena   1  
168 day čeŋiena      
169 year yuwi   29, 65  
170 when? word info liŋe   1, 24  
171 to hide word info      
172 to climb word info      
173 at      
174 in, inside čuma   18  
175 above      
176 below      
177 this nani   1  
178 that naŋaru      
179 near kileβis      
180 far ᵐberina   88  
181 where? word info ᵐbe   3, 59  
182 I kinu   1, 21, 22  
183 thou niᵑga   1, 17  
184 he/she naŋa   1, 6  
185 we word info ᵑgita pl. incl. I  
185 we word info kumemi pl. excl. E42  
185 we word info kita čua dl. incl.    
185 we word info kumemi čua dl. excl.    
186 you kamiu pl. 1, 13  
186 you kamiu čua dl. x  
187 they lala they 1, 48  
187 they lala čua they (dual) x  
188 what? word info ia      
189 who? word info ke   1, 43  
190 other ⁿdolu   54  
191 all pʷaŋa      
192 and      
193 if βere   17  
194 how? word info seβe   58  
195 no, not marare   32  
196 to count -wuluia   81  
197 One word info ta   14  
197 One word info takore   14, 77  
198 Two word info čua   1  
199 Three word info tolu   1  
200 Four word info βeri   1, 65  
201 Five word info čima   1  
202 Six word info ora   24  
203 Seven word info o-lua   2  
204 Eight word info o-rolu   7  
205 Nine word info o-βeri   20  
206 Ten word info lualima   4  
207 Twenty word info      
208 Fifty word info      
209 One Hundred word info      
210 One Thousand word info      

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