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Language: Mwerlap (Merig)

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:East Vanuatu 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
1 hand lima-k   1  
2 left ɣala   14  
3 right mato   5, 37  
4 leg/foot raŋo-k   17  
5 to walk ⁿdælⁿdæl   100  
6 road/path met-sal   1, 43  
7 to come βan me   23, 1  
8 to turn word info ætʳis   107  
9 to swim ɣarɣar   5  
10 dirty nor   33  
11 dust βoβo   1, 50  
12 skin βuni-k   28  
13 back word info ɣatɣo-k   80  
14 belly toᵏpʷa-k   36  
15 bone suri-k   52  
16 intestines tinae-k   1  
17 liver βara-k   17  
18 breast susu-k   1  
19 shoulder pane-k   36  
20 to know, be knowledgeable βalɣer <*vare-kila (1st element of unknown origin) 18, 77  
21 to think ⁿdœⁿdœm   13  
22 to fear matawut   1  
23 blood ⁿdara-k   1  
24 head kʷatu-k   9  
25 neck ⁿdalo-k   42  
26 hair word info βulu-k   31  
27 nose maⁿdu-k   14  
28 to breathe mamsa   14  
29 to sniff, smell ᵐbonel   42  
30 mouth βala-k   42  
31 tooth liwo-k   1, 35  
32 tongue luame-k   7, 17  
33 to laugh man   51  
34 to cry ŋara   5  
35 to vomit lolo   8  
36 to spit lot   37  
37 to eat ɣænɣæn   1  
38 to chew word info      
39 to cook word info manoɣ   21  
40 to drink sim   52  
41 to bite ɣæt   1, 55  
42 to suck süs   25  
43 ear kʷoro-k   16  
44 to hear roroŋ   1  
45 eye mata-k   1  
46 to see mata   8  
47 to yawn      
48 to sleep matur   1  
49 to lie down word info matur   37  
50 to dream      
51 to sit saɣ sou   72, 97  
52 to stand tur   2, 69  
53 person/human being βan wrong form 56?  
54 man/male ŋʷarat   73, 14  
55 woman/female βaβen   1, 106  
56 child natu-k   5  
57 husband ranaču-k      
58 wife ranaču-k   59  
59 mother i βeβ   20  
60 father tama-k   1  
61 house   1  
62 thatch/roof      
63 name sasa-k   1, 34  
64 to say menes   111  
65 rope ɣæ   25  
66 to tie up, fasten wet   74  
66 to tie up, fasten leɣ   1, 39  
67 to sew word info susur   15, 59  
68 needle      
69 to hunt word info elel   29  
70 to shoot word info      
71 to stab, pierce sor   14  
72 to hit word info tutuɣ   8  
72 to hit word info βus   86  
73 to steal      
74 to kill βus ɣamæt   26, 2  
75 to die, be dead mat   1  
76 to live, be alive nuis   24  
77 to scratch word info teker   12, 28  
78 to cut, hack word info tar   1  
79 stick/wood tanke   1  
80 to split word info tar wara   1  
81 sharp ɣəɣen   14  
82 dull, blunt      
83 to work word info mumuɣi   81  
84 to plant      
85 to choose      
86 to grow word info      
87 to swell word info      
88 to squeeze word info ᵏpʷiriŋ   16, 82  
89 to hold word info tor   35  
90 to dig ɣil   1  
91 to buy      
92 to open, uncover      
93 to pound, beat word info      
94 to throw word info wolle   86  
95 to fall word info so   13  
96 dog kurut   7, 76, 77  
97 bird man   1  
98 egg ɣutuli   1  
99 feather βolo-n   1  
100 wing ᵐbani   2  
101 to fly ɣaβ   14  
102 rat ɣasew   3  
103 meat/flesh ᵐbiɣᵐbiɣ   80  
104 fat/grease      
105 tail ɣole   24  
106 snake ŋʷat   12  
107 worm (earthworm)      
108 louse word info wut   1  
109 mosquito nam   1  
110 spider      
111 fish   1  
112 rotten word info ⁿdar   19  
113 branch word info      
114 leaf ⁿdoⁿdo   1  
115 root ɣoæri   2, 41  
116 flower miti tanke      
117 fruit wi   1, 26  
118 grass wo-βlis   1  
119 earth/soil tan   1  
120 stone βat   1  
121 sand on   1  
122 water word info ᵐbe   28  
123 to flow sæl   38  
124 sea nao   42  
125 salt nau   30  
126 lake ᵐbi      
127 woods/forest won   81  
128 sky letowʷ   62  
129 moon βol   1  
130 star βiti   1  
131 cloud word info maleɣ   34  
132 fog      
133 rain re   48  
134 thunder βiəl   23  
135 lightning waŋ   12  
136 wind laŋ   1, 77  
137 to blow word info   4  
138 warm word info sæwsæw   42  
139 cold word info mærir   1  
140 dry word info masmas   11  
141 wet ᵐbom   15  
142 heavy wen   76  
143 fire   1  
144 to burn word info tiŋit   85  
145 smoke word info os   2  
146 ash βoβo   62  
147 black ᵐbolo   77  
148 white wenwen   100  
149 red meme   1  
150 yellow aŋaŋ   9  
151 green ⁿdoⁿdosmæt      
152 small wiriɣ   66  
153 big laβ   10  
154 short word info      
155 long word info ᵐbomro   16  
156 thin word info mæβinβin   1, 50  
157 thick word info tutum   3?  
158 narrow wiriɣ small 82  
159 wide      
160 painful, sick siaŋ   111  
161 shy, ashamed      
162 old word info mʷosi   1, 118  
163 new ɣarakʷ   9  
164 good wiə   1  
165 bad, evil sisæt   1  
166 correct, true tares      
167 night kʷoŋ   1  
168 day kʷoŋ   16  
169 year   1  
170 when? word info niŋias   1, 43  
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 ɣamtuɣ   104  
180 far asuwe   1  
181 where? word info aβea   3, 35  
182 I ino   1, 21, 22  
183 thou iniok   1, 17, 18  
184 he/she kisian      
185 we word info iɣian pl. incl. I  
185 we word info kamem pl. excl. E42  
185 we word info ⁿdoro dl. incl.    
185 we word info kamaro dl. excl.    
186 you kami pl. 1, 13  
186 you kamro dl. x  
187 they ker they 1, 69  
187 they kararo they (dual) x  
188 what? word info na-sa   1, 33  
189 who? word info ise   1  
190 other toar   61  
191 all ⁿdœl   15  
192 and      
193 if      
194 how? word info ⁿdaɣesβʷa   58, 82  
195 no, not teɣe   10  
196 to count βeβ **pepea 70  
197 One word info tuwal   9  
198 Two word info i-ro   1  
199 Three word info i-tol   1  
200 Four word info i-βæt   1, 65  
201 Five word info taβa-liam   1  
202 Six word info liβi-tiə   20  
203 Seven word info liβia-ro   13  
204 Eight word info liβia-tol   5, 7  
205 Nine word info laβ-βæt   20  
206 Ten word info saŋaβul   5  
207 Twenty word info      
208 Fifty word info      
209 One Hundred word info      
210 One Thousand word info      

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