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

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