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Language: Neve'ei

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:Malekula Interior:Malekula Central 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
1 hand ne-βera-ŋ   16  
2 left mʷiir   1, 59  
3 right ᵐbʷerantaŋ   44?  
4 leg/foot ne-talu-ŋ   34  
5 to walk -βaβu   98  
6 road/path ne-sal   1  
7 to come -βelem   25  
8 to turn word info -βilih   4  
9 to swim -suβasuβ   12  
10 dirty      
11 dust      
12 skin ni-βini-ŋ   28  
13 back word info ne-taʔa-ŋ   56  
14 belly neteᵐbaʔa-ŋ   36, 99  
15 bone no-ᵐboloᵑgo-ŋ   37  
16 intestines ni-sne-n   1  
17 liver      
18 breast nu-momo-m   30  
19 shoulder nu-ᵐbuanene-βera-ŋ   1, 65  
20 to know, be knowledgeable -roᵑgulel   19, 18  
21 to think -βiβroŋsur   79  
22 to fear -metaˀan   1  
23 blood ni-nri   1  
24 head ne-ᵐbatu-ŋ   9  
25 neck ne-ᵐbelowa-   84  
26 hair word info na-nsilen   31, 33  
27 nose naʔanču-ŋ   1, 58, 89  
28 to breathe -ŋusŋus   36  
29 to sniff, smell -čuŋčuŋ   9  
30 mouth no-ᵐboŋo-ŋ   41  
31 tooth no-loβu-ŋ   1, 35  
32 tongue ne-leme-ŋ   7, 17  
33 to laugh -ŋaŋ   88  
34 to cry -taŋ   1  
35 to vomit -ioɣiox   29  
36 to spit -βiβiri   35  
37 to eat -xan   1  
38 to chew word info      
39 to cook word info i-mah   19, 81  
40 to drink -min   1, 49  
41 to bite -ɣas   1, 60  
42 to suck -mumum   11  
43 ear na-ntlaŋa-ŋ   1, 40  
44 to hear -βiβiroŋ   1, 61  
45 eye ne-meta-ŋ   1  
46 to see -leh   14, 94  
47 to yawn      
48 to sleep -matur   1  
49 to lie down word info -matur   37  
50 to dream      
51 to sit -maˀam   117  
52 to stand -tur   2, 69  
53 person/human being      
54 man/male numur   93  
55 woman/female no-momox   23  
56 child nat-n   5  
57 husband tenemʷen   17  
58 wife tanaβin   5, 89  
59 mother sne-n   1  
60 father teme-n   1  
61 house n-i·m   1  
62 thatch/roof      
63 name neᵑkenǰan   1, 35  
64 to say -βʷeri   30  
65 rope na-ˀau   25  
66 to tie up, fasten -ᵑguh   103  
67 to sew word info -lelax   28  
68 needle      
69 to hunt word info -waxan      
70 to shoot word info      
71 to stab, pierce -sox   67  
72 to hit word info -xus   82  
73 to steal      
74 to kill -xus   26  
75 to die, be dead -mah   1  
76 to live, be alive -tox   25  
77 to scratch word info -ɣurɣur   12  
78 to cut, hack word info -teri   1  
79 stick/wood na-ˀai   1  
80 to split word info -teriwel   62  
81 sharp i-maŋmaᵑkal   14, 79, 81  
82 dull, blunt      
83 to work word info kemaᵑker   7  
84 to plant      
85 to choose      
86 to grow word info      
87 to swell word info      
88 to squeeze word info -βus   18, 71  
89 to hold word info -βuruh   34  
90 to dig -xal   1  
91 to buy      
92 to open, uncover      
93 to pound, beat word info      
94 to throw word info -βintenen   30  
95 to fall word info -wam   98  
96 dog liᵐbax   29  
97 bird ni-min   1  
98 egg naˀantle-n   1  
99 feather na-nčile-n   41, 1  
100 wing naˀa-βera-n   61, 68  
101 to fly -merah   27  
102 rat ne-laᵐbut   45  
103 meat/flesh na-soxon   10  
104 fat/grease      
105 tail ni-ᵐbis-n   30  
106 snake ne-mat   12  
107 worm (earthworm)      
108 louse word info na-ˀat   1?  
109 mosquito ne-nam   1  
110 spider      
111 fish n-iax   1  
112 rotten word info i-mum   51  
113 branch word info      
114 leaf no-roun   1  
115 root no-xoran   2, 41  
116 flower ni-βioŋon   1  
117 fruit ne-βʷenen   1, 26  
118 grass ni-mʷini   31  
119 earth/soil ne-tan   1  
120 stone ne-βat   1  
121 sand no-wennowen   1  
122 water word info no-wi   2  
123 to flow -sotoxntosi      
124 sea ne-tah   1  
125 salt ne-tah   20  
126 lake ne-lem      
127 woods/forest lenaˀai      
128 sky ne-mesap   63  
129 moon na-βil   1, 59  
130 star ni-mʷintˢi   13  
131 cloud word info ne-laŋnous      
132 fog ne-ᵐbanban   62  
133 rain no-us   1  
134 thunder nu-wurur   2?  
135 lightning na-βilβilian   26  
136 wind ne-laŋ   1, 77  
137 to blow word info -uf   4  
138 warm word info itutⁿdo      
139 cold word info i-melelaˀanti   51  
140 dry word info i-mesemah   11  
141 wet i-wier   35, 47  
142 heavy i-maβ   46  
143 fire na-ˀam   40  
144 to burn word info -fuŋuh   1  
145 smoke word info na-ˀam talian   46  
146 ash ni-misn   77  
147 black i-met   1  
148 white i-meaβis   1  
149 red i-miali   1, 55  
150 yellow i-lulut   43  
151 green i-xantˢxantˢan   8  
152 small iŋaŋaˀ   113  
153 big i-lam   10, 83?  
154 short word info      
155 long word info i-ᵐber   16  
156 thin word info i-malifalif   1  
157 thick word info i-mati   3  
158 narrow      
159 wide      
160 painful, sick i-mesaˀ   1  
161 shy, ashamed      
162 old word info nentuɣoi      
163 new te-ᵐbarem   1, 47  
164 good i-reβax   67  
165 bad, evil i-moul   80  
166 correct, true i-reβax good    
167 night ᵐbuŋ   1  
168 day na-ᵐbuŋ   16  
169 year ne-ntam   30  
170 when? word info kenčan   1, 44  
171 to hide word info      
172 to climb word info      
173 at      
174 in, inside buhut   50  
175 above      
176 below      
177 this nene      
178 that nenaŋ   36  
179 near lilien   60  
180 far nǰomotatal      
181 where? word info kieβ   61  
182 I nno   1, 21, 22  
183 thou ᵑgu   1, 17  
184 he/she   1  
185 we word info ᵑget pl. incl. I  
185 we word info kemem pl. excl. E42  
185 we word info ᵑget dl. incl.    
185 we word info kemem dl. excl.    
186 you kemar pl. 1, 13, 46, 32  
186 you ᵑgem pl. 1, 13  
186 you ᵑgem dl. x  
187 they ar they 1, 70  
187 they ar they (dual) x  
188 what? word info neβeˀe   1  
189 who? word info neaŋ   38  
190 other teliar   54  
191 all armamah   36  
192 and ᵐbitif      
193 if beri   17  
194 how? word info meⁿdaŋ   61  
195 no, not isah   10  
196 to count -ntoŋon   42  
197 One word info seβax   1, 40  
198 Two word info i-ru   1  
199 Three word info i-tl   1  
200 Four word info i-βah   1, 65  
201 Five word info i-lim   1  
202 Six word info čou   31  
203 Seven word info ču-ru   1, 2  
204 Eight word info ču-tl   11, 7  
205 Nine word info ča-βah   20  
206 Ten word info βuŋaβil   5  
207 Twenty word info      
208 Fifty word info      
209 One Hundred word info      
210 One Thousand word info      

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