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Language: Nguna

Source/Author:  Albert Schütz and Jack Tavimasoe 
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Data Entry:  Typed By: Debasish Roy  Checked By: Simon Greenhill 
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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:Central Vanuatu 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
175 above tap̃au   2?  
191 all mamauputi      
192 and go   12  
146 ash natano   10  
173 at toko   6  
173 at e   1  
13 back word info nataku   12  
165 bad, evil   1  
14 belly nap̃ele   12  
176 below etano   9  
153 big warua   45  
97 bird manu   1  
147 black loa   40  
23 blood nadā   1  
15 bone navatu   38  
113 branch word info      
18 breast susu   1  
56 child piakiki      
131 cloud word info napopouru   38  
139 cold word info malati   45  
166 correct, true leana   32  
168 day naleatia   1, 18  
10 dirty loa   6  
96 dog koria   7, 79  
140 dry word info garagara possibly related to root *kaR? 29  
82 dull, blunt p̃olu   14  
11 dust nam̃otam̃ota   27  
43 ear nataliga   1  
119 earth/soil natano   1  
98 egg atolu   1  
204 Eight word info      
45 eye namata   1  
180 far ufea   66  
104 fat/grease natavarevare      
60 father tama   1  
99 feather nam̃au   6  
208 Fifty word info      
143 fire nakapu   19  
111 fish naika   1  
201 Five word info lima Five, hand-arm.(Source: Pollex) 1  
116 flower napum̃a   1, a  
132 fog namavu   3, 32  
200 Four word info pati   1, 65  
117 fruit nawā   1, 26  
164 good wia   1  
118 grass nam̃enau   31  
151 green mamalakesa   8, 43  
26 hair word info nalolu   61  
1 hand nam̃elearu   32  
184 he/she [t]e   1  
184 he/she nae   1, 6  
24 head nap̃au   14  
142 heavy mataga   32  
61 house nasum̃a [S<+R] 1  
194 how? word info dapala nasava [like what] 13  
57 husband anawota   61  
182 I a   1, 21, 22  
182 I ki|nau   1, 21, 22  
193 if pe   28  
174 in, inside e kopu   39  
16 intestines namarita   15  
126 lake nama|rourou   8?  
114 leaf naulu   1  
2 left mawiri   1, 59  
4 leg/foot natua   16  
135 lightning navila   26  
17 liver natanikapu   12  
155 long word info parau   16, 85  
108 louse word info kutu   1  
54 man/male naanoai   80  
103 meat/flesh nap̃okasi   15, 79  
129 moon atelagi   8  
109 mosquito namu   1  
109 mosquito patiriki   84  
59 mother p̃ila   22  
30 mouth nawoka   1, 81  
63 name nagisa   1, 36  
158 narrow napalasa      
179 near malatigi   14  
25 neck nanoa   63  
68 needle tea tuturi   66  
163 new vāu   1  
167 night p̃ogi   1  
205 Nine word info      
195 no, not ta   4?  
27 nose nagusu   27  
162 old word info tuwa|i   1, 35  
197 One word info sikai   42  
209 One Hundred word info      
210 One Thousand word info      
190 other pota   38  
160 painful, sick masaki   1  
53 person/human being naatam̄oli   4, 7  
133 rain usa   1  
102 rat kusue   3  
149 red miala   1, 55  
3 right matua [<M] 5, 37  
6 road/path napua   5  
115 root nakoa [<M?] 2, 41, 42  
65 rope natali   1  
112 rotten word info matata   50  
125 salt natasimena   20  
121 sand naworauni   1  
124 sea natasi   1  
203 Seven word info      
81 sharp makali   14, 79, 81  
154 short word info puru      
19 shoulder napau   65?  
161 shy, ashamed maliere   7  
202 Six word info      
12 skin nawili   1, 81  
128 sky namalopa   38  
128 sky elagi   1  
152 small kiki   78  
145 smoke word info nasua   2  
106 snake m̃ata   12  
110 spider kalao   1  
130 star m̃asoe   13  
79 stick/wood nakau   1  
120 stone vātu   1  
105 tail napue   11  
206 Ten word info      
178 that wa|ina   1  
62 thatch/roof takitaki   20?  
187 they [t]ero   1, 70  
187 they [t]eu      
187 they [t]ou      
187 they nara   1, 33  
157 thick word info matolu   3  
156 thin word info manivenive   1  
177 this wa|ia      
183 thou ku   1  
183 thou nīgo   1, 17, 18  
199 Three word info tolu   1  
134 thunder tovae   42  
41 to bite kati   1, 55  
137 to blow word info sau   12  
137 to blow word info sui   62  
28 to breathe maromaro   12  
144 to burn word info aso      
91 to buy pakotovi   9  
38 to chew word info      
85 to choose matadoa   32  
172 to climb word info pagi   9  
7 to come u|mai   1  
39 to cook word info tao Pollex 06: Tao. :To cook (Stz). 10  
196 to count peve   70  
34 to cry vioso      
78 to cut, hack word info tai   1  
75 to die, be dead mate   1  
90 to dig kili   1  
50 to dream p̃erea   10  
40 to drink m|unu [<A] 1, 49  
37 to eat ganikani   1, 12  
95 to fall word info towo   13  
22 to fear mataku   1  
123 to flow sara   33  
101 to fly tiri   40  
86 to grow word info p̃ora   18  
44 to hear togo   1  
171 to hide word info tasuru   6  
72 to hit word info tip̃a   92  
89 to hold word info tapesoki   36  
89 to hold word info puasoki   36  
69 to hunt word info palako   10, 58  
74 to kill mari|punu|e   60, 1  
20 to know, be knowledgeable atae   35  
33 to laugh muru   94  
49 to lie down word info one [<M] 1, 59  
76 to live, be alive mauri   1, 76  
92 to open, uncover p̃olagati   13  
84 to plant lawo   10  
93 to pound, beat word info      
64 to say noa   112  
77 to scratch word info karuti   44  
46 to see punusi   11  
67 to sew word info tuturi   13  
70 to shoot word info tipe   8  
51 to sit tāsake   72  
48 to sleep maturu   1  
29 to sniff, smell nap̃o   42  
29 to sniff, smell dam̃o   81  
36 to spit taniu   85  
36 to spit puvurai   35  
80 to split word info mari|p̃ora|i   1  
88 to squeeze word info molitawonaki   36  
88 to squeeze word info m̃im̃isoki      
71 to stab, pierce puri   80  
52 to stand lawodu      
73 to steal panako   1, 58  
42 to suck susu   25  
87 to swell word info puka   10  
9 to swim loloso   8  
21 to think midoki   13, 72  
94 to throw word info nadi   75  
66 to tie up, fasten likoti   1, 39  
66 to tie up, fasten solisoki   57  
8 to turn word info maradoa   105  
35 to vomit lua   8  
5 to walk surata   102  
83 to work word info p̃osiwosi   91  
47 to yawn      
32 tongue namena accretion of 3sg suffix to root 7, 40  
31 tooth napati   6  
207 Twenty word info      
198 Two word info dua   1  
138 warm word info pivitinu   12, 94  
122 water word info noai [<m] 2  
185 we word info toro   66  
185 we word info tu   66  
185 we word info nigita   1  
185 we word info [t]aro      
185 we word info [t]au      
185 we word info kinami   2  
141 wet memeu   36  
188 what? word info nasava   1  
170 when? word info      
181 where? word info esava   34, 3?  
181 where? word info wai   3?  
148 white tare   12  
189 who? word info sei   1  
159 wide p̃elewelea   34  
58 wife anagoroi   48  
136 wind nal|agi   1, 77  
100 wing nalivaru   61  
55 woman/female nagoroi   84  
127 woods/forest namalasi   18  
107 worm (earthworm) ula   24  
169 year natau   1  
150 yellow m̃onom̃ono   33  
150 yellow m̃iloloa   44  
186 you koro   16?  
186 you ku   16?  
186 you nimu   24  

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