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Language: Lamenu (Nuvi)

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:Lamenu-Lewo 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
38 to chew word info      
47 to yawn      
50 to dream      
53 person/human being      
62 thatch/roof      
68 needle      
69 to hunt word info      
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      
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      
57 husband won kinu      
138 warm word info mialua      
152 small kotamakŋa      
158 narrow kotamakŋa small    
166 correct, true mesmesu straight    
170 when? word info βæi      
185 we word info kis lua dl. incl.    
185 we word info memi dl. excl.    
1 hand limo-mʷa   1  
12 skin kulusia   1  
16 intestines posine-mʷa   1  
22 to fear -mærau   1  
34 to cry -taŋi   1  
44 to hear -loŋe   1  
45 eye kina-mæra-mʷa   1  
51 to sit -tetano   1  
61 house yum   1  
75 to die, be dead -mære   1  
78 to cut, hack word info -taia   1  
90 to dig -kilia   1  
97 bird mænu   1  
99 feather βilu   1  
108 louse word info kuru   1  
109 mosquito namu   1  
111 fish ika   1  
121 sand n-one   1  
124 sea si   1  
133 rain yuwa   1  
149 red mene   1  
156 thin word info meniniβi   1  
160 painful, sick mai   1  
162 old word info wur-mærua   1  
189 who? word info ai   1  
198 Two word info lua   1  
199 Three word info telu   1  
201 Five word info limæ   1  
165 bad, evil yowaŋa   1, 100  
183 thou ko   1, 17  
7 to come -βinmi   1, 23  
79 stick/wood laki   1, 25, 26  
63 name kiakia   1, 38  
120 stone kəla-βeru   1, 40  
43 ear kilŋa-mʷa   1, 41  
41 to bite -karia   1, 55  
58 wife wo-n kinu   1, 57  
187 they lalene they 1, 58  
188 what? word info yakara   1, 59, 71  
119 earth/soil poro-tano   1, 67  
98 egg oβluto   1, 70  
76 to live, be alive -mali   1, 76  
136 wind laŋi   1, 77  
83 to work word info yumaena   1, 89  
139 cold word info mi-mænini   1, 99  
186 you amiu pl. 1, 13  
54 man/male yirumʷene   1, 14  
182 I kinu   1, 21, 22  
37 to eat -kənana   1, 32  
17 liver puri-are   1, 34  
31 tooth ma-lua-mʷa   1, 35, 43  
40 to drink -munia   1, 49  
27 nose kunu-mʷa   1, 58  
2 left mʷel   1, 59  
184 he/she naŋa   1, 6  
200 Four word info βeri   1, 65  
5 to walk -yali Loan word from Mate/ Filakara/ Nul? 10, 63 L?
36 to spit -βlasəri   104  
153 big keβiu   106  
164 good po   108  
140 dry word info me-mæ   11  
42 to suck -munia   11, 52  
106 snake lo-mʷara   12  
21 to think -stomia   13, 51  
71 to stab, pierce -yuria   14  
101 to fly -ka   14  
81 sharp mal   14, 79, 81  
197 One word info taŋa   14, 78  
49 to lie down word info -mono   15  
103 meat/flesh kilamʷeu   15, 70, 82  
168 day poŋosia   16  
155 long word info pieβi   16, 85  
20 to know, be knowledgeable -kəlea   18  
48 to sleep -mono   19  
60 father ata Address term 19  
143 fire kapi   19  
122 water word info wi   2  
203 Seven word info o-lua   2  
100 wing kuβena   2, 62  
145 smoke word info mio   2, 76  
205 Nine word info o-βæri   20  
19 shoulder kau ne-omʷa   21  
39 to cook word info mænowa   21  
202 Six word info orai   24  
11 dust puru-yeβi   25  
52 to stand -smalu   25  
135 lightning yakar-βila   26, 71, 72  
128 sky yomemaena   29  
89 to hold word info -waria   3  
102 rat kawe   3  
132 fog pur-mau   3, 32  
181 where? word info pe   3, 59  
4 leg/foot la-mʷa   30  
26 hair word info βilu paru-mʷa   31, 60  
13 back word info mʷaso-mʷa   35  
117 fruit marasia   36  
8 to turn word info -βliŋia   4  
206 Ten word info lualimæ   4  
80 to split word info -tapaia   4, 6  
6 road/path maraβa   41  
147 black mælko   41  
23 blood kuru-ta   45  
115 root piasea Loan word from Burupika? 45, 46 L?
114 leaf lumʷasia   46  
18 breast mara-yu-mʷa   47  
64 to say -βisi   47  
59 mother awia   49  
141 wet metu   49?  
56 child nar-u   5  
65 rope kilika   5  
3 right mærua   5, 37  
112 rotten word info menunu   51  
116 flower βinasia   56  
163 new miki·ki   57  
123 to flow -mie   59  
129 moon koβario   6, 29  
67 to sew word info -sluia   60  
105 tail kesina   61  
28 to breathe -miwewe   62  
137 to blow word info -yuia   62  
10 dirty mi-namnam   65  
167 night yemæliko   65  
169 year kas   66  
74 to kill -wamaria   66, 2  
95 to fall word info -leru   7  
96 dog lo-kuli   7 L
204 Eight word info o-relu   7  
32 tongue puru-mino-mʷa   7, 43  
130 star weruwe   70  
9 to swim -kulu   71  
15 bone pur-iu   71  
104 fat/grease pulu-mre   72  
77 to scratch word info -kuparia   73  
14 belly mopo-mʷa   74  
29 to sniff, smell -lopona   76  
150 yellow me-leleru   76  
118 grass koraki   77  
142 heavy wurumiliu   78  
146 ash puru-yeβi   78  
55 woman/female lesəra   79  
127 woods/forest yomarua   79  
35 to vomit -lilua   8  
151 green memaena   8, 71  
30 mouth ŋo-mʷa   80  
196 to count -loia   81  
25 neck komelki-mʷa   82  
134 thunder polilu   83  
33 to laugh -βtali   84  
144 to burn word info -skaβia   84  
66 to tie up, fasten -βiaria   85  
94 to throw word info -kowenia   85  
46 to see -βituia   86  
72 to hit word info -waia   86  
88 to squeeze word info -winia   87  
24 head paru-mʷa   9  
131 cloud word info lul   93  
148 white miuwe   98  
185 we word info memi pl. excl. E  
185 we word info kisŋa pl. incl. I  
157 thick word info keβiu big x  
186 you amlua dl. x  
187 they lalua they (dual) x  

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