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

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