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Language: Bieria (Vowa)

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:Northeast Vanuatu-Banks Islands:Epi:Bieria-Maii 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
19 shoulder      
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      
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      
116 flower      
125 salt      
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      
5 to walk -fial   10  
33 to laugh -iu   13  
90 to dig -kili   1  
72 to hit word info -lah   41  
89 to hold word info -laiᵑgat      
69 to hunt word info -lakau   10  
74 to kill -leh   59  
9 to swim -loho   8  
44 to hear -loŋo   1  
35 to vomit -luawa   8  
88 to squeeze word info -lum   89  
75 to die, be dead -mat   1  
22 to fear -matak   1  
76 to live, be alive -maul   1, 76  
28 to breathe -maŋasiu   47, 75  
66 to tie up, fasten -miat   77, 78  
42 to suck -mum   11  
40 to drink -mun   1, 49  
123 to flow -m̥al      
46 to see -m̥o      
137 to blow word info -m̥up   4, 81  
144 to burn word info -not      
48 to sleep -nuᵐban   93  
49 to lie down word info -nuᵐban      
95 to fall word info -selek      
67 to sew word info -sul   60  
71 to stab, pierce -sul   14  
80 to split word info -taβole   1  
78 to cut, hack word info -te   1  
52 to stand -tmau   25  
51 to sit -tokosan   80  
34 to cry -xai   57  
77 to scratch word info -xot   1?  
94 to throw word info -xoβok   84  
37 to eat -βaŋa intransitive verb 1, 53  
29 to sniff, smell -βinu   77  
36 to spit -βuai      
196 to count -βuk   1, 82  
8 to turn word info -βukuh-ko   17  
7 to come -ᵐbei   1  
64 to say -ᵐbet   47, 141  
41 to bite -ᵐbʷat   51  
101 to fly -ᵑgaka   14  
20 to know, be knowledgeable -ⁿdom-xile   18, 96  
21 to think -ⁿdomdom   13  
183 thou aiko   1, 26  
185 we word info aira pl. incl. I  
185 we word info aira βeluwa dl. incl.    
185 we word info amai pl. excl. E  
185 we word info amai βeluwa dl. excl.    
32 tongue amena-ŋ   7, 40  
130 star amohoi   13  
186 you amun pl. 1  
186 you amun βeluwa dl. x  
190 other arou      
165 bad, evil asa   1  
54 man/male ataman   1, 14  
53 person/human being atat   4, 34  
54 man/male atat   14, 90  
162 old word info atuai   1, 35  
178 that aŋai      
188 what? word info aβai   1  
134 thunder aᵐbou   83?  
177 this aᵑgia   53  
121 sand ene·no   1?  
127 woods/forest fokaua      
6 road/path ha·mau   65  
63 name hia-ŋ   1, 38  
15 bone hiu-ŋ   52  
57 husband hoa-ŋ   2  
58 wife hoa-ŋ   1  
18 breast huhu-ŋ   1  
169 year hukau   41  
201 Five word info i-lima   1  
198 Two word info i-lua   1  
199 Three word info i-tou   1  
200 Four word info i-βas   1, 65  
126 lake imau      
174 in, inside iuma   18  
167 night iᵐboŋ   1  
102 rat kahap   3  
129 moon kaᵐbatio   6, 29  
100 wing kaᵐba·-na   1, 12  
27 nose kinihu-ŋ   1, 58  
13 back word info kiriu-ŋ   69?  
12 skin kukuli-ŋ   1  
96 dog kuliu   7, 77 L
79 stick/wood lakai   1, 26  
59 mother la·-ŋ mamau is Address term    
4 leg/foot le-ŋ   37  
150 yellow lele·ru   76  
158 narrow lilik      
31 tooth liβo-ŋ   1, 35  
202 Six word info loktaᵑgai      
204 Eight word info loku-tou   5, 7  
205 Nine word info loku-βas   20  
203 Seven word info lokua   2  
147 black lolo   41?  
206 Ten word info lualma   4  
114 leaf lukai   17  
118 grass lumʷona   31  
140 dry word info ma   11  
1 hand ma-ŋ   1, 78  
59 mother mamau mamau is Address term 5  
97 bird man   1  
132 fog map   3, 32  
142 heavy marah   33  
104 fat/grease maruma   72  
117 fruit masak   36  
45 eye mata-ŋ   1  
3 right matua   5, 37  
2 left mau   1, 59  
81 sharp maxal   14, 79, 81  
139 cold word info ma·riri   1  
39 to cook word info meheko   19  
103 meat/flesh meheloko      
151 green melekehe   8, 43  
141 wet memeho   49  
11 dust metekiap   84  
157 thick word info metoutou   3  
156 thin word info meβinβin   1, 50  
148 white miarara      
98 egg moaso   69  
166 correct, true mʷomau straight    
111 fish n-i·ka   1  
136 wind n-laŋ   1, 77  
106 snake n-mʷata   12  
124 sea n-sa   1  
56 child natu-ŋ   5  
182 I naŋ   1, 21, 22  
194 how? word info naᵐbato      
145 smoke word info ni-ahu   2  
143 fire ni-kam   19, 40  
108 louse word info ni-kut   1  
61 house ni-umʷa   1  
120 stone ni-βat   1  
133 rain nihuwa   1  
187 they niŋa they    
122 water word info no-ai   2  
160 painful, sick nsa   1  
138 warm word info nueptun   12++  
16 intestines n̥e-ŋ   74  
14 belly peᵐbe-ŋ   62  
197 One word info sakai   42  
197 One word info seket   42?  
65 rope selkai   5  
43 ear selŋo-ŋ   1  
189 who? word info sie   1  
25 neck silikmanu-ŋ      
153 big som      
146 ash sonokam      
192 and sua      
180 far susu   1  
60 father tama-ŋ   1  
162 old word info tamatua   1  
193 if tena      
115 root xaxatene      
191 all ŋa kaβa      
187 they ŋa βeluwa they (dual) x  
184 he/she ŋana   1, 6  
30 mouth ŋo-ŋ   80  
55 woman/female βaβin   1, 106  
7 to come βei   1  
64 to say βet   47  
163 new βeu   1  
99 feather βil-na   1  
26 hair word info βilu-ŋ   31  
83 to work word info βiβihiana   90  
135 lightning βlaia   26  
41 to bite βʷat   51  
24 head ᵐbatu-ŋ   9  
10 dirty ᵐbe-nama   65  
155 long word info ᵐbelewa   16, 96  
131 cloud word info ᵐbenoi   1, 91  
128 sky ᵐbenoi-βat   29  
112 rotten word info ᵐbepᵐbep      
181 where? word info ᵐbie   3, 59  
152 small ᵐbilik   109  
149 red ᵐbilβil   18  
164 good ᵐboh   108  
17 liver ᵐbotkam      
168 day ᵐboŋ   16  
119 earth/soil ᵐbuk-san   1, 70  
179 near ᵐbukua      
195 no, not ᵐbuol   103  
105 tail ᵑgele-ne   39?  
23 blood ⁿda·-ŋ   1  
170 when? word info ⁿdeŋehe      
109 mosquito ⁿdia   82  

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