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

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