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

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