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

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