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Language: Mpotovoro

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:Malekula Coastal 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
1 hand na-βaraŋo-m   16, 57  
2 left na-mait   1, 59  
3 right na-matue   5, 37  
4 leg/foot na-ᵐbalako-m   33  
5 to walk -ah   87  
6 road/path na-hal   1  
7 to come -ma   1  
8 to turn word info -ror   34, 106  
9 to swim -hupo   12?  
10 dirty ne-n̈penloŋ black 74?  
11 dust talol   15  
12 skin ni-βilβil-me   81  
13 back word info n-smpuna-m   91  
14 belly nihine-n   6?  
15 bone ni-si-me   52  
16 intestines      
17 liver nə-paᵐpam   7, 54, 55  
18 breast nə-huhu-mo   1  
19 shoulder ᵐpilə-me   38  
20 to know, be knowledgeable -ɣuloŋ-βoho   19, 90  
21 to think -rorom̈   13  
22 to fear -luɣo   19  
23 blood ne-rela-m   1  
24 head na-ᵐpat-me   9  
25 neck n-ᵐbtʳalo-m   42  
26 hair word info ni-βil pat-me   31, 60  
27 nose kunuhu-mo   1, 58  
28 to breathe -m̈ahⁿde      
29 to sniff, smell -ᵐpunaki   42  
30 mouth nə-tˢuŋo-m   55  
31 tooth nu-luwo-m   1, 35  
32 tongue &ə&ə-m   7, 41  
33 to laugh -v̈au   92  
34 to cry -ŋar   5  
35 to vomit -lulue   8  
36 to spit -lutuβ   37, 102  
37 to eat -or   35  
38 to chew word info      
39 to cook word info ti-m̈ahkə   19  
40 to drink -num   1, 34  
41 to bite -kax   1, 55?  
42 to suck -huh   25  
43 ear npororo-m   16  
44 to hear -roŋo   1  
45 eye na-mata-m   1  
46 to see -lex   14, 94  
47 to yawn      
48 to sleep -natur   1  
49 to lie down word info -ɣasaɣas      
50 to dream      
51 to sit -at   109  
52 to stand -turo   2, 69  
53 person/human being nemerite   35  
54 man/male ne-nəlm̈ar      
55 woman/female ne-ðaðen   1, 106  
56 child natə-me   5  
57 husband tene nat-me   17  
58 wife nere nat-me      
59 mother nira-n   52?  
60 father tam̈a-m   1  
61 house ne-ime   1  
62 thatch/roof      
63 name nehka-n   1, 35  
64 to say -βar   30  
65 rope na-marte   63  
66 to tie up, fasten -ɣitin      
67 to sew word info      
68 needle      
69 to hunt word info -lam̈u      
70 to shoot word info      
71 to stab, pierce -ləxoro      
72 to hit word info -ruᵐp   87  
73 to steal      
74 to kill -ruᵐp   71, 1  
75 to die, be dead -ña   1  
76 to live, be alive -nerβe   1, 76  
77 to scratch word info -ɣatat      
78 to cut, hack word info -te   1  
79 stick/wood n-ai   1  
80 to split word info -tererer      
81 sharp tu-mon   24  
82 dull, blunt      
83 to work word info βihahax   33  
84 to plant      
85 to choose      
86 to grow word info      
87 to swell word info      
88 to squeeze word info -hoᵐbon      
89 to hold word info -βurux   34  
90 to dig -ɣil   1  
91 to buy      
92 to open, uncover      
93 to pound, beat word info      
94 to throw word info -βrin   30  
95 to fall word info -sop̈   51  
96 dog ni-βiri   7, 75, 80  
97 bird na-m̈anuho   1  
98 egg no-rul-nato   1, 66  
99 feather iβil   1  
100 wing na-p̈ent   2  
101 to fly -tahix   77  
102 rat n-ariβ   18  
103 meat/flesh nu-ᵐpuka See pig 15, 79  
104 fat/grease ti-lat      
105 tail na-βalaune   60  
106 snake na-mat   12  
107 worm (earthworm)      
108 louse word info na-hut   1  
109 mosquito namuho   1  
110 spider      
111 fish na-m̈atˢ   53  
112 rotten word info tu-ᵐpo   52  
113 branch word info      
114 leaf no-ra   1  
115 root na-laᵐpa   18  
116 flower waxkaul      
117 fruit nu-βua nai   1, 26  
118 grass nə-m̈a   51  
119 earth/soil na-tan   1  
120 stone na-v̈at   1  
121 sand na-un   1  
122 water word info n-oa   2  
123 to flow -kol   62  
124 sea na-tah   1  
125 salt na-tax   20?  
126 lake      
127 woods/forest no-βora   2, 88  
128 sky      
129 moon na-βile   1  
130 star no-βoβor   70  
131 cloud word info n-takənaran   94  
132 fog      
133 rain na-uɣo      
134 thunder na-kur   2  
135 lightning i-βilax   26  
136 wind na-laŋ   1, 77  
137 to blow word info -huβ   62  
138 warm word info tuɣoβokoβ      
139 cold word info namalah   51  
140 dry word info ti-m̈am̈a   11  
141 wet ti-m̈im̈   36  
142 heavy tə-rop   31  
143 fire n-anp̈   19  
144 to burn word info -ɣaᵐpue   46  
145 smoke word info n-ih nanp̈   2  
146 ash pt map   1, 52  
147 black tuloŋ   80  
148 white tu-puho   1  
149 red ti-nial   1, 55  
150 yellow melex   68  
151 green ti-xasan   8  
152 small i-βelβele   115  
153 big ti-lanp̈   10, 83  
154 short word info      
155 long word info ti-np̈arap   16, 85  
156 thin word info m̈im̈iβəm̈iβ   1  
157 thick word info tu-βanox      
158 narrow      
159 wide      
160 painful, sick no-rosean   32  
161 shy, ashamed      
162 old word info tartara   27  
163 new ti-ᵐpar   1, 47  
164 good naki   107  
165 bad, evil ti-hat   1  
166 correct, true maβox   78?  
167 night tuᵐbuŋ   1, 67  
168 day na-ᵐpoŋ   16  
169 year nə-huɣav̈   29, 65  
170 when? word info penheliŋe   59?  
171 to hide word info      
172 to climb word info      
173 at      
174 in, inside nalalom   1  
175 above      
176 below      
177 this netiŋa   52  
178 that netiŋɣei   39  
179 near huruβ   89  
180 far ilise      
181 where? word info anp̈el   3, 59  
182 I ɣina   1, 21, 22  
183 thou unox   1, 18  
184 he/she ɣei   1, 29  
185 we word info nikre pl. incl. I  
185 we word info kam̈am̈ pl. excl. E42  
185 we word info nikre rue dl. incl.    
185 we word info kam̈am̈ rue dl. excl.    
186 you kam pl. 1, 13  
186 you kam rue dl. x  
187 they har they 1, 70  
187 they har rue they (dual) x  
188 what? word info naha   1, 33, 52  
189 who? word info hihi   1  
190 other netiŋao   53  
191 all silix      
192 and litia      
193 if ɣoβa      
194 how? word info uahara   59  
195 no, not tihiɣa   10  
196 to count -hərtin   72  
197 One word info hual   5  
198 Two word info rue   1  
199 Three word info til   1  
200 Four word info v̈at   1, 65  
201 Five word info lim̈e   1  
202 Six word info hon   1  
203 Seven word info huon-tit   1  
204 Eight word info ho-al   3  
205 Nine word info xe-xβe   5  
206 Ten word info haŋav̈il   5  
207 Twenty word info      
208 Fifty word info      
209 One Hundred word info      
210 One Thousand word info      

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