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Language: Bierebo (Burupika)

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:Baki-Bierebo 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
1 hand čima-ᵑgu   59  
2 left mʷel   1, 59  
3 right mærua   5, 37  
4 leg/foot ča-ᵑgu   98  
5 to walk -yeli Loan word from Mate/ Filakara/ Nul? 10, 63 L?
6 road/path meriaβa   41  
7 to come -mi   1  
8 to turn word info -βlini-so   4  
9 to swim -čele   49  
10 dirty pe-ñomñomi   65  
11 dust pulu-yewi   25  
12 skin kulieβa-ᵑgu   1, 71  
13 back word info mʷaⁿdu-ᵑgu   35  
14 belly ᵐboᵐba-ᵑgu   100  
15 bone pur-iu   71  
16 intestines tiñe-ᵑgu   1  
17 liver puri-ara   1, 34  
18 breast mara-yu-ᵑgu   47  
19 shoulder puruᵑgia-ᵑgu   55  
20 to know, be knowledgeable -čeᵑgečeia   110  
21 to think -sⁿdomia   13, 51  
22 to fear -mra   1  
23 blood puru-sa-ᵑgu   45, 29  
24 head por-paru-ᵑgu   9  
25 neck soᵑgiaru-ᵑgu   101  
26 hair word info wiču-ᵑgu   63  
27 nose sunu-ᵑgu   64  
28 to breathe -čuweča   75  
29 to sniff, smell -sponia   76  
30 mouth puliña-ᵑgu      
31 tooth mæræ-čuwa-ᵑgu   1, 35, 43  
32 tongue pur-məna-ᵑgu   7, 43  
33 to laugh -βtali   84  
34 to cry -teŋ   1  
35 to vomit -čiluwa   8  
36 to spit -latəri   104  
37 to eat -snana   34  
38 to chew word info      
39 to cook word info mæno   21  
40 to drink -munia   1, 49  
41 to bite -saria   62  
42 to suck      
43 ear teline-ᵑgu   1  
44 to hear -čoŋoia   1  
45 eye kona-mæræ-ᵑgu   1  
46 to see -čeia   14  
47 to yawn      
48 to sleep -mon-mælio   19  
49 to lie down word info -mono   15  
50 to dream      
51 to sit -tatanu   121  
52 to stand -tmalu   25  
53 person/human being      
54 man/male yirumʷene   1, 14  
55 woman/female təra   80  
56 child ka-naru-ᵑgu   5, 53  
57 husband koa-ᵑgu   62  
58 wife koa-ᵑgu   1, 53  
59 mother kawiya   49  
60 father kata Address term 19  
61 house yuma   1  
62 thatch/roof      
63 name kiaᵑgi   1, 38  
64 to say -βičaŋa   118  
65 rope teli   1  
66 to tie up, fasten -taᵑgaria   85  
67 to sew word info -yeⁿdea   61  
68 needle      
69 to hunt word info      
70 to shoot word info      
71 to stab, pierce -tlia   14  
72 to hit word info -weia   93  
73 to steal      
74 to kill -we piñia   66, 1  
75 to die, be dead -mære   1  
76 to live, be alive -moli   1, 76  
77 to scratch word info -sparia   73, 74  
78 to cut, hack word info -teia   1  
79 stick/wood česi   27  
80 to split word info -tepʷeia   4, 6  
81 sharp mal   14, 81  
82 dull, blunt      
83 to work word info yuman   1, 89  
84 to plant      
85 to choose      
86 to grow word info      
87 to swell word info      
88 to squeeze word info -wiwoea      
89 to hold word info -ᵑgaria   3  
90 to dig -kilia   1  
91 to buy      
92 to open, uncover      
93 to pound, beat word info      
94 to throw word info -swaia   85?  
95 to fall word info -čoru   7  
96 dog kuli   7 L
97 bird mænu   1  
98 egg maᵐbuluto   59  
99 feather ču mæn   1  
100 wing sβena   2, 64  
101 to fly -sa   89  
102 rat sowe   3, 74  
103 meat/flesh su-ᵐbui   15, 81, 82  
104 fat/grease nǰapa   15  
105 tail tiᵑgian   61  
106 snake mʷara   12  
107 worm (earthworm)      
108 louse word info suru   1  
109 mosquito namu   1  
110 spider      
111 fish wiñaⁿda   80  
112 rotten word info menun   51  
113 branch word info      
114 leaf čumʷesi   46  
115 root pʷačesi   45, 46  
116 flower ñečesi   54  
117 fruit mæræ-česi   36  
118 grass koræsi   77  
119 earth/soil pora-tanu   1, 67  
120 stone pur-wæru   1, 42  
121 sand wæy-one   1  
122 water word info wi   2  
123 to flow -mie   59  
124 sea ti   1  
125 salt      
126 lake      
127 woods/forest yomarua   79  
128 sky      
129 moon spario   54, 56  
130 star weruwe   70  
131 cloud word info ᵐbini   1  
132 fog mau   3, 32  
133 rain yuwa   1  
134 thunder ᵐbolul   83  
135 lightning ye-pče   26, 70, 72  
136 wind čeŋ   1, 77  
137 to blow word info -yuse      
138 warm word info pičučun   12, 94  
139 cold word info miasaria      
140 dry word info me-mæ   11  
141 wet meⁿdu   35, 89  
142 heavy ⁿdimi   72  
143 fire sepi   38  
144 to burn word info -suasepi   84  
145 smoke word info sep ⁿdœβi      
146 ash pulu-yewi   78  
147 black mælsio      
148 white miuwe   98  
149 red ᵐbilil   18  
150 yellow mǰeleru   76  
151 green memæ   8, 71  
152 small kərəᵑgasi      
153 big tilaβa   10, 107  
154 short word info      
155 long word info ti-piyewi   16, 85  
156 thin word info meniniwi   1  
157 thick word info mererol   3  
158 narrow kərəᵑgasi small 83  
159 wide      
160 painful, sick   1  
161 shy, ashamed      
162 old word info marua   1  
163 new      
164 good ᵐbo   108, 109  
165 bad, evil tuaᵑa      
166 correct, true meⁿdumeⁿdu straight    
167 night poŋian   1  
168 day ᵐboŋate   16  
169 year yuwi   29, 65  
170 when? word info ñiñe   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      
180 far      
181 where? word info aᵐbe   3, 59  
182 I kiñu   1, 21, 22  
183 thou nisa      
184 he/she naŋa   1, 6  
185 we word info ᵑgit pl. incl. I  
185 we word info kimimi pl. excl. E  
185 we word info ᵑgit čuwa dl. incl.    
186 you kamiu pl. 1, 13  
187 they nal they 1, 33  
188 what? word info yani   1, 52, 60  
189 who? word info keni   64  
190 other      
191 all      
192 and      
193 if      
194 how? word info      
195 no, not      
196 to count -uluia   81  
197 One word info takoran   14, 77  
198 Two word info čuwa   1  
199 Three word info tolu   1  
200 Four word info βeri   1, 65  
201 Five word info limæ   1  
202 Six word info wara   24  
203 Seven word info oɣo-lua   4, 2  
204 Eight word info oɣo-rolu   5, 7  
205 Nine word info oko-weri   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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