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

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