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

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