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

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