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Language: Kwamera (Isiai)

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:South Vanuatu:Tanna 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
1 hand raŋa-k   19  
2 left maur   1, 59  
3 right matu-k   5, 37  
4 leg/foot nœ-su-k   75  
5 to walk -awæn   105  
6 road/path suatuk   6  
7 to come -wehe   77  
8 to turn word info -usəni   122  
8 to turn word info arari   18  
9 to swim -aiai   24  
9 to swim aru   5  
10 dirty ramkemek   14  
11 dust nə-mʷakurur   8  
12 skin teke-k   33  
13 back word info takuta-k   12  
14 belly tupʷœ-k   36  
15 bone ne-kakiri-k   7  
16 intestines      
17 liver tapawæreβæ      
18 breast na-n̥œk   3  
19 shoulder n-ura-k   61  
20 to know, be knowledgeable -aukuran   54  
21 to think -atarəŋ   19  
22 to fear -ehekər   69  
23 blood ne-ta   1  
24 head kauk ka·pa   17  
25 neck nuwa-k   18  
26 hair word info nu-kʷane-k   59  
27 nose nə-pæsæŋa-k   12, 33  
28 to breathe -aiaihaŋ   15  
29 to sniff, smell -apeŋi   73  
30 mouth tar̥u-k   94  
31 tooth r̥ewe-k   1, 35  
32 tongue na-rame-k   7, 17  
33 to laugh -ari·s   97  
34 to cry -asak   33  
35 to vomit -ewa   8  
36 to spit -areŋawæs *luaq 'vomit' + *ŋapus 'spit' 19, 38  
37 to eat -ani nari   1  
38 to chew word info      
39 to cook word info rafa   86  
40 to drink -anumʷi   1, 34  
41 to bite -ahi   1, 60  
42 to suck -atumʷi   51  
43 ear nə-βreŋœ-k   43  
44 to hear -areŋi   1  
45 eye na-nime-k   1  
46 to see -atoni   82  
47 to yawn      
48 to sleep -apʷəri   11  
49 to lie down word info -amʷak   46  
50 to dream      
51 to sit -akurai   107  
52 to stand -arer   57  
53 person/human being yarmama   57, 63  
54 man/male yerumʷan   1, 14  
55 woman/female pəran   94  
56 child nare-k   55  
57 husband yerumʷan   17  
58 wife pəran   5, 58  
59 mother rin̥i-k   1  
60 father remʷœ-k   1  
61 house ni-mʷa   1  
62 thatch/roof      
63 name na-ŋ̥e-k   40  
64 to say -ani   104  
65 rope na-kus   60  
66 to tie up, fasten -arihi   75  
67 to sew word info -etiri   13  
68 needle      
69 to hunt word info -ripʷi      
70 to shoot word info      
71 to stab, pierce -api   74  
72 to hit word info -awusi   86  
73 to steal      
74 to kill -ausi   77  
75 to die, be dead -em̥a   30  
76 to live, be alive -amʷuru   1, 76  
77 to scratch word info -aki   13  
78 to cut, hack word info -arai   1  
79 stick/wood nə-pari-nai   1  
80 to split word info -ausiaskini   81  
81 sharp rahia   19  
82 dull, blunt      
83 to work word info      
84 to plant      
85 to choose      
86 to grow word info      
87 to swell word info      
88 to squeeze word info -aβai   90  
89 to hold word info -βahi   33  
90 to dig -eri   1  
91 to buy      
92 to open, uncover      
93 to pound, beat word info      
94 to throw word info -ararəki   52  
95 to fall word info -amʷei   16  
96 dog kuri   7 L
97 bird manu   1  
98 egg nare manu   5, 57  
99 feather nə-m̥ʷere-n   1  
100 wing taraŋe-n   65  
101 to fly -iwæ   1?  
102 rat yesuk   71  
103 meat/flesh nœsan   84  
104 fat/grease na-rəpʷa   15  
105 tail ni-piki-n   1, 31  
106 snake pakʷoi      
107 worm (earthworm)      
108 louse word info ur   1  
109 mosquito mʷi   1  
110 spider      
111 fish namu   51  
112 rotten word info ruapen   98  
113 branch word info      
114 leaf nə-mʷai   30  
115 root nu-wainei   50  
116 flower tihi-nei   55  
117 fruit nu-kʷai-nei   1  
118 grass nœ-r̥i   1  
119 earth/soil tana   1  
120 stone kapʷiar   6  
121 sand ne-paker   30  
122 water word info nu-wi   2  
123 to flow -aiu =run 57  
124 sea tasi   1  
125 salt n-apʷ   x  
126 lake      
127 woods/forest menari   98  
128 sky na-iai   12  
129 moon makʷa   52  
130 star kamahau   13  
131 cloud word info na-pua   16  
132 fog na-wipenien      
133 rain ne-san   1  
134 thunder karuarua   18  
135 lightning na-rawaperien   78  
136 wind mataŋi   1, 66  
137 to blow word info -ase   60?  
138 warm word info rarewan   1, 9  
139 cold word info rakuiei   108  
140 dry word info rem̥ia      
141 wet rapʷətœŋ   13  
142 heavy rəpam   30  
143 fire n-apʷ   19  
144 to burn word info -aβani   83  
145 smoke word info n-ese-napʷ   2  
146 ash nə-mr̥akʷu   67, 71  
147 black repitœ   9?  
148 white rapusan   103  
149 red rarwerœ   52  
150 yellow rakʷes      
151 green rarəmera      
152 small rawihi      
153 big rasori      
154 short word info      
155 long word info rapʷamʷes   14  
156 thin word info raŋeiŋei      
157 thick word info rəkemkem      
158 narrow rəkʷakʷa      
159 wide      
160 painful, sick ramem̥a      
161 shy, ashamed      
162 old word info naritui      
163 new sawi   10  
163 new rarmawi   10  
164 good ramʷasan      
165 bad, evil raraha      
166 correct, true ramʷasan good    
167 night nəpʷahenapen   1  
168 day napen      
169 year n-uk   41  
170 when? word info nesan   1, 24  
171 to hide word info      
172 to climb word info      
173 at      
174 in, inside imʷa   18?  
175 above      
176 below      
177 this sei      
178 that safwe      
179 near ipaka   32  
180 far isəpʷan      
181 where? word info isa   34  
182 I io   1, 21  
183 thou ik   1, 17  
184 he/she in   1, 66  
185 we word info ketaha pl. incl. I  
185 we word info kemaha pl. excl. E  
185 we word info kərau dl. incl.    
185 we word info kemrau dl. excl.    
186 you kemiaha pl. 1, 13, 46, 48  
186 you kimirau dl. x  
187 they yiraha they 1, 70  
187 they yirau they (dual) x  
188 what? word info nafe   1, 52  
189 who? word info sin   25  
190 other sapaiti      
191 all pam   50  
192 and məne   2, 40  
193 if rəpa      
194 how? word info ikafa   t  
195 no, not rekom   55  
196 to count -auseni      
197 One word info reči   70  
198 Two word info ka-ru   1  
199 Three word info kahar   1  
200 Four word info ke-fa   1, 65  
201 Five word info kerirəm   14, 1  
202 Six word info kərirəm reči      
203 Seven word info kərirəm karu   15  
204 Eight word info kərərəm kahar   19  
205 Nine word info kərirəm kefa   16  
206 Ten word info riwanimiwani      
207 Twenty word info      
208 Fifty word info      
209 One Hundred word info      
210 One Thousand word info      

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