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Language: Lamenu (Visina)

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:Lamenu-Lewo 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
1 hand lumo-ma   1  
2 left pa-mʷe   1, 59  
3 right pa-mærua   5, 37  
4 leg/foot la-ma   30  
5 to walk -iali Loan word from Mate/ Filakara/ Nul? 10, 63 L?
6 road/path maraβa   41  
7 to come -imi   1, 74  
8 to turn word info -plon-ko   112?  
9 to swim -kulu   71  
10 dirty pekoraki   37, 5  
11 dust pulu-yæβi   25  
12 skin kulusia   1  
13 back word info masu-ma   35  
14 belly mapu-ma   74  
15 bone pur-yu   71  
16 intestines pʷes ne-ma   74  
17 liver puri-are   1, 34  
18 breast mæræ-yu-ma   47  
19 shoulder kaune-ma   21  
20 to know, be knowledgeable -klea   18  
21 to think -loŋea =hear 63  
22 to fear -mærau   1  
23 blood kuru-ta   45  
24 head par-u   9  
25 neck komælki-ma   82  
26 hair word info βilu-ma   31  
27 nose kunu-ma   1, 58  
28 to breathe -miβeβe   62  
29 to sniff, smell -loponia   76  
30 mouth ŋo-ma   80  
31 tooth mæræ-lua-ma   1, 35, 43  
32 tongue puru-mene-ma   7, 43  
33 to laugh -βtale   84  
34 to cry -taŋi   1  
35 to vomit -lilua   8  
36 to spit -βlaseri   104  
37 to eat -kinana   1, 32  
38 to chew word info      
39 to cook word info mæno   21  
40 to drink -munia   1, 49  
41 to bite -karia   1, 55  
42 to suck      
43 ear kiliŋa-ma   1, 41  
44 to hear -loŋea   1  
45 eye kina-mæra-ma   1  
46 to see -suia   86  
47 to yawn      
48 to sleep -mono   19  
49 to lie down word info -mono   15  
50 to dream      
51 to sit -tetano   1  
52 to stand -smalu   25  
53 person/human being      
54 man/male yirumʷene   1, 14  
55 woman/female sira   79  
56 child naru-ma   5  
57 husband      
58 wife wo-ma   1, 57  
59 mother ano-ma   51  
60 father arumo-ma   1, 30  
61 house yuma   1  
62 thatch/roof      
63 name kiakia   1, 38  
64 to say -βisi   47  
65 rope kirika   5  
66 to tie up, fasten -βiserania   95  
67 to sew word info -sluia   60  
68 needle      
69 to hunt word info      
70 to shoot word info      
71 to stab, pierce -ialia   14  
72 to hit word info -waia   86  
73 to steal      
74 to kill -waia   66  
75 to die, be dead -mare   1  
76 to live, be alive -mali   1, 76  
77 to scratch word info -ᵏparia   73  
78 to cut, hack word info -taia   1  
79 stick/wood laki   1, 25, 26  
80 to split word info -tapaia   4, 6  
81 sharp ma·li   14, 81  
82 dull, blunt      
83 to work word info yumaena   1, 89  
84 to plant      
85 to choose      
86 to grow word info      
87 to swell word info      
88 to squeeze word info -puia mie      
89 to hold word info -βuaria   3?  
90 to dig -kilia   1  
91 to buy      
92 to open, uncover      
93 to pound, beat word info      
94 to throw word info -kuwenia   85  
95 to fall word info -leru   7  
96 dog lo-kuli   7 L
97 bird mænu   1  
98 egg koplu kaporo   70  
99 feather βilu-sia   1  
100 wing kupena   2, 62  
101 to fly -ka   14  
102 rat kawe   3  
103 meat/flesh kəlamʷeio   15, 70, 82  
104 fat/grease kulu-mura   72  
105 tail kesina   61  
106 snake lo-mara   12  
107 worm (earthworm)      
108 louse word info kuru   1  
109 mosquito namu   1  
110 spider      
111 fish ika   1  
112 rotten word info menunu   51  
113 branch word info      
114 leaf lumasea   46  
115 root pealaki   45, 46  
116 flower βinasia   56  
117 fruit mara-laki   36  
118 grass koraki   77  
119 earth/soil poro-tano   1, 67  
120 stone kəla-βæru   1, 40  
121 sand n-on   1  
122 water word info wi   2  
123 to flow -mie   59  
124 sea si   1  
125 salt si      
126 lake      
127 woods/forest yiomaruwa   79  
128 sky malo      
129 moon kupario   6, 29  
130 star weruwe   70  
131 cloud word info lul   93  
132 fog mau   3, 32  
133 rain yuwa   1  
134 thunder polul   83  
135 lightning eakar-pila   26, 70, 71, 72  
136 wind laŋi   1, 77  
137 to blow word info -yuia   62  
138 warm word info pisisinu   89  
139 cold word info mænini   1, 99  
140 dry word info me-mæ   11  
141 wet mesu   49  
142 heavy wurmi   78  
143 fire kapi   19  
144 to burn word info -skaβia   84  
145 smoke word info mio   2, 76  
146 ash pulu-yæwi   78  
147 black mælo   41?  
148 white miuwe   98  
149 red mene   1  
150 yellow mi-leleru   76  
151 green      
152 small taɣaki   104  
153 big keβiu   106  
154 short word info      
155 long word info piaβi   16, 85  
156 thin word info      
157 thick word info keβiu big x  
158 narrow taɣaki small 82  
159 wide      
160 painful, sick mai   1  
161 shy, ashamed      
162 old word info namnami      
163 new mekiki   57  
164 good po   108, 109  
165 bad, evil piowa   101  
166 correct, true mesmesu straight    
167 night yemalo   65?  
168 day pane      
169 year yuwi   29, 65  
170 when? word info boŋ wai      
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      
181 where? word info pe   3, 59  
182 I kinu   1, 21, 22  
183 thou ko   1, 17  
184 he/she naŋa   1, 6  
185 we word info kita pl. incl. I  
185 we word info memi pl. excl. E  
186 you amiu pl. 1, 13  
187 they la nene they 1, 58  
188 what? word info yara   1, 52, 71  
189 who? word info ane   64  
190 other      
191 all      
192 and      
193 if      
194 how? word info      
195 no, not      
196 to count -βloia   81  
197 One word info taŋa   14, 78  
198 Two word info lua   1  
199 Three word info telu   1  
200 Four word info βæri   1, 65  
201 Five word info limæ   1  
202 Six word info ora   24  
203 Seven word info o-lua   2  
204 Eight word info o-relu   7  
205 Nine word info o-βœri   20  
206 Ten word info lualimæ   4  
207 Twenty word info      
208 Fifty word info      
209 One Hundred word info      
210 One Thousand word info      

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