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Language: Bierebo (Bonkovia)

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:Lamenu-Baki:Baki-Bierebo 
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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      
125 salt      
126 lake      
138 warm word info      
154 short word info      
159 wide      
161 shy, ashamed      
171 to hide word info      
172 to climb word info      
173 at      
174 in, inside      
175 above      
176 below      
177 this      
178 that      
179 near      
180 far      
190 other      
191 all      
192 and      
193 if      
194 how? word info      
195 no, not      
207 Twenty word info      
208 Fifty word info      
209 One Hundred word info      
210 One Thousand word info      
10 dirty soro      
28 to breathe -čačeŋ      
118 grass soro      
147 black malsuŋ      
152 small ketelisu Also [kiriᵑgas]    
165 bad, evil tua      
183 thou nəsa      
7 to come -mi   1  
12 skin kuliča-ᵑgu   1  
16 intestines tiñe-ᵑgu   1  
22 to fear -mra   1  
27 nose sənu-ᵑgu   1  
34 to cry -ⁿdeŋe   1  
43 ear tilña-ᵑgu   1  
44 to hear -čoŋoia   1  
45 eye mira-ᵑgu   1  
51 to sit -totano   1  
61 house ñ-umʷa   1  
65 rope teli   1  
75 to die, be dead -mere   1  
78 to cut, hack word info -teia   1  
90 to dig -kilia   1  
97 bird manu   1  
99 feather ču toa   1  
108 louse word info suru   1  
109 mosquito ñamu   1  
121 sand way-one   1  
124 sea ti   1  
133 rain yuwa   1  
156 thin word info meniniβ   1  
162 old word info βit-marua   1  
167 night poŋiana   1  
188 what? word info ya   1  
198 Two word info čua   1  
199 Three word info tolu   1  
201 Five word info čima   1  
60 father ka-rma-ᵑgu   1, 30  
63 name kiaᵑgi   1, 38  
120 stone puru-wæru   1, 42  
189 who? word info ke   1, 43  
187 they lala they 1, 48  
58 wife koa-ᵑgu   1, 53  
119 earth/soil pora-tano   1, 67  
76 to live, be alive -moli   1, 76  
136 wind čeŋ   1, 77  
83 to work word info yumaiena   1, 89  
139 cold word info mænin   1, 99  
186 you kamiu pl. 1, 13  
54 man/male yurumʷene   1, 14  
182 I kiñu   1, 21, 22  
31 tooth mara-čua-ᵑgu   1, 35, 43  
170 when? word info niŋe   1, 43  
2 left mʷel   1, 59  
184 he/she naŋana   1, 6  
200 Four word info βeri   1, 65  
98 egg moᵐblu toa   1, 70  
40 to drink -munia   1, 73  
153 big tilaβa   10, 107  
163 new βit-βu   10, 59  
5 to walk -yeli Loan word from Mate/ Filakara/ Nul? 10, 63  
14 belly ᵐboᵐba-ᵑgu   100  
160 painful, sick meña   103  
36 to spit -βilatir   104  
164 good ᵐbo   108  
140 dry word info me-ma   11  
20 to know, be knowledgeable -čeᵑgičeia   110  
64 to say -βitaŋa   118  
106 snake mʷara   12  
21 to think -sⁿdomia   13, 51  
46 to see -čea   14  
71 to stab, pierce -tlia   14  
197 One word info ta   14  
81 sharp mali   14, 79, 81  
49 to lie down word info -mono   15  
104 fat/grease nǰapa   15  
103 meat/flesh sun-ᵐbui   15, 81, 82  
155 long word info ti-pieβi   16  
168 day ᵐboŋate   16  
149 red pilili   18  
48 to sleep -mono   19  
122 water word info wi   2  
100 wing kulspena   2, 62, 64  
145 smoke word info sep miyuwi   2, 76  
205 Nine word info oko-βeri   20  
39 to cook word info meno   21  
202 Six word info wora   24  
11 dust pulu-yeβi   25  
52 to stand -tmalu   25  
135 lightning ye-pče   26, 70, 72  
79 stick/wood čese   27  
128 sky ᵐbini   29  
169 year yuwi   29, 65  
89 to hold word info -ᵑgaria   3  
157 thick word info mererol   3  
132 fog mʷawo   3, 32  
181 where? word info aᵐbe   3, 59  
102 rat souwe   3, 74  
17 liver puri-ara   34  
37 to eat -snana   34  
131 cloud word info purumalso   34?  
13 back word info mʷaⁿdu-ᵑgu   35  
141 wet meⁿdu   35, 89  
117 fruit mara-česi   36  
143 fire sepi   38  
8 to turn word info -βiliŋ-sa   4  
206 Ten word info lualima   4  
203 Seven word info oko-lua   4, 2  
80 to split word info -tepʷeia   4, 6  
53 person/human being taru   4, 34  
6 road/path mereyaβo   41  
23 blood puru-sa   45, 29  
115 root pʷesi Loan word from Burupika? 45, 46 L?
30 mouth ño-ᵑgu   46  
114 leaf čumʷese   46  
18 breast mara-yu-ᵑgu   47  
9 to swim -čele   49  
3 right marua   5, 37  
56 child ka-naru-ᵑgu   5, 53  
204 Eight word info oko-rolu   5, 7  
42 to suck -ñomia   50, 36  
112 rotten word info menunu   51  
116 flower ñačesi   54  
129 moon spario   54, 56  
1 hand čuma-ᵑgu   59  
123 to flow -mie   59  
67 to sew word info -yeⁿdea   61  
105 tail tiᵑgiona-kuli   61  
41 to bite -saria   62  
57 husband koa-ᵑgu   62  
137 to blow word info -yu   62  
26 hair word info βiču-ᵑgu   63  
59 mother kaña-ᵑgu   64  
74 to kill -we pinia   66, 1  
95 to fall word info -čoru   7  
96 dog kuli   7 L
32 tongue puru-məna-ᵑgu   7, 43  
130 star βerwe   70  
15 bone pur-iu   71  
142 heavy ⁿdimi   72  
77 to scratch word info -spʷaria   73  
69 to hunt word info -liw   74  
29 to sniff, smell -sponia   76  
150 yellow mǰeleru   76  
25 neck puru-ᵑgio-ᵑgu   77  
146 ash pulu-yeβi   78  
127 woods/forest yomʷarowa   79  
35 to vomit -čilua   8  
151 green mema   8, 71  
55 woman/female təra   80  
111 fish ñaⁿda   80  
196 to count -uluia   81  
134 thunder ᵐbolul   83  
33 to laugh -βtali   84  
144 to burn word info -soβia   84  
66 to tie up, fasten -βtaŋare   85  
94 to throw word info -sokania   85?  
88 to squeeze word info -winia   87  
101 to fly -isa   89  
24 head pur-βaru-ᵑgu   9  
72 to hit word info -wea   93  
4 leg/foot ča-ᵑgu   98  
148 white miuwe   98  
185 we word info kumemi pl. excl. E42  
185 we word info kita pl. incl. I  
158 narrow kiriᵑgasi small x  
166 correct, true menmeⁿdu straight x  

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