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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      
101 to fly -isa   89  
90 to dig -kilia   1  
69 to hunt word info -liw   74  
75 to die, be dead -mere   1  
7 to come -mi   1  
123 to flow -mie   59  
76 to live, be alive -moli   1, 76  
48 to sleep -mono   19  
49 to lie down word info -mono   15  
22 to fear -mra   1  
40 to drink -munia   1, 73  
42 to suck -ñomia   50, 36  
41 to bite -saria   62  
37 to eat -snana   34  
94 to throw word info -sokania   85?  
144 to burn word info -soβia   84  
29 to sniff, smell -sponia   76  
77 to scratch word info -spʷaria   73  
21 to think -sⁿdomia   13, 51  
78 to cut, hack word info -teia   1  
80 to split word info -tepʷeia   4, 6  
71 to stab, pierce -tlia   14  
52 to stand -tmalu   25  
51 to sit -totano   1  
196 to count -uluia   81  
74 to kill -we pinia   66, 1  
72 to hit word info -wea   93  
88 to squeeze word info -winia   87  
5 to walk -yeli Loan word from Mate/ Filakara/ Nul? 10, 63  
67 to sew word info -yeⁿdea   61  
137 to blow word info -yu   62  
28 to breathe -čačeŋ      
46 to see -čea   14  
9 to swim -čele   49  
20 to know, be knowledgeable -čeᵑgičeia   110  
35 to vomit -čilua   8  
95 to fall word info -čoru   7  
44 to hear -čoŋoia   1  
36 to spit -βilatir   104  
8 to turn word info -βiliŋ-sa   4  
64 to say -βitaŋa   118  
33 to laugh -βtali   84  
66 to tie up, fasten -βtaŋare   85  
89 to hold word info -ᵑgaria   3  
34 to cry -ⁿdeŋe   1  
181 where? word info aᵐbe   3, 59  
56 child ka-naru-ᵑgu   5, 53  
60 father ka-rma-ᵑgu   1, 30  
186 you kamiu pl. 1, 13  
59 mother kaña-ᵑgu   64  
189 who? word info ke   1, 43  
152 small ketelisu Also [kiriᵑgas]    
63 name kiaᵑgi   1, 38  
182 I kiñu   1, 21, 22  
158 narrow kiriᵑgasi small x  
185 we word info kita pl. incl. I  
57 husband koa-ᵑgu   62  
58 wife koa-ᵑgu   1, 53  
96 dog kuli   7 L
12 skin kuliča-ᵑgu   1  
100 wing kulspena   2, 62, 64  
185 we word info kumemi pl. excl. E42  
187 they lala they 1, 48  
206 Ten word info lualima   4  
81 sharp mali   14, 79, 81  
147 black malsuŋ      
97 bird manu   1  
18 breast mara-yu-ᵑgu   47  
117 fruit mara-česi   36  
31 tooth mara-čua-ᵑgu   1, 35, 43  
3 right marua   5, 37  
140 dry word info me-ma   11  
151 green mema   8, 71  
156 thin word info meniniβ   1  
166 correct, true menmeⁿdu straight x  
39 to cook word info meno   21  
112 rotten word info menunu   51  
160 painful, sick meña   103  
157 thick word info mererol   3  
6 road/path mereyaβo   41  
141 wet meⁿdu   35, 89  
45 eye mira-ᵑgu   1  
148 white miuwe   98  
150 yellow mǰeleru   76  
98 egg moᵐblu toa   1, 70  
139 cold word info mænin   1, 99  
106 snake mʷara   12  
132 fog mʷawo   3, 32  
13 back word info mʷaⁿdu-ᵑgu   35  
2 left mʷel   1, 59  
184 he/she naŋana   1, 6  
170 when? word info niŋe   1, 43  
104 fat/grease nǰapa   15  
183 thou nəsa      
61 house ñ-umʷa   1  
109 mosquito ñamu   1  
116 flower ñačesi   54  
111 fish ñaⁿda   80  
203 Seven word info oko-lua   4, 2  
204 Eight word info oko-rolu   5, 7  
205 Nine word info oko-βeri   20  
149 red pilili   18  
119 earth/soil pora-tano   1, 67  
167 night poŋiana   1  
11 dust pulu-yeβi   25  
146 ash pulu-yeβi   78  
15 bone pur-iu   71  
24 head pur-βaru-ᵑgu   9  
17 liver puri-ara   34  
32 tongue puru-məna-ᵑgu   7, 43  
23 blood puru-sa   45, 29  
120 stone puru-wæru   1, 42  
25 neck puru-ᵑgio-ᵑgu   77  
131 cloud word info purumalso   34?  
115 root pʷesi Loan word from Burupika? 45, 46 L?
145 smoke word info sep miyuwi   2, 76  
143 fire sepi   38  
10 dirty soro      
118 grass soro      
102 rat souwe   3, 74  
129 moon spario   54, 56  
103 meat/flesh sun-ᵐbui   15, 81, 82  
108 louse word info suru   1  
27 nose sənu-ᵑgu   1  
197 One word info ta   14  
53 person/human being taru   4, 34  
65 rope teli   1  
124 sea ti   1  
155 long word info ti-pieβi   16  
153 big tilaβa   10, 107  
43 ear tilña-ᵑgu   1  
16 intestines tiñe-ᵑgu   1  
105 tail tiᵑgiona-kuli   61  
199 Three word info tolu   1  
165 bad, evil tua      
55 woman/female təra   80  
121 sand way-one   1  
122 water word info wi   2  
202 Six word info wora   24  
188 what? word info ya   1  
135 lightning ye-pče   26, 70, 72  
127 woods/forest yomʷarowa   79  
83 to work word info yumaiena   1, 89  
54 man/male yurumʷene   1, 14  
133 rain yuwa   1  
169 year yuwi   29, 65  
30 mouth ño-ᵑgu   46  
4 leg/foot ča-ᵑgu   98  
79 stick/wood čese   27  
136 wind čeŋ   1, 77  
201 Five word info čima   1  
99 feather ču toa   1  
198 Two word info čua   1  
1 hand čuma-ᵑgu   59  
114 leaf čumʷese   46  
200 Four word info βeri   1, 65  
130 star βerwe   70  
162 old word info βit-marua   1  
163 new βit-βu   10, 59  
26 hair word info βiču-ᵑgu   63  
128 sky ᵐbini   29  
164 good ᵐbo   108  
134 thunder ᵐbolul   83  
168 day ᵐboŋate   16  
14 belly ᵐboᵐba-ᵑgu   100  
142 heavy ⁿdimi   72  

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