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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:
175 above      
191 all      
192 and      
146 ash puru-yeβi   78  
173 at      
13 back word info mʷaso-mʷa   35  
165 bad, evil yowaŋa   1, 100  
14 belly mopo-mʷa   74  
176 below      
153 big keβiu   106  
97 bird mænu   1  
147 black mælko   41  
23 blood kuru-ta   45  
15 bone pur-iu   71  
113 branch word info      
18 breast mara-yu-mʷa   47  
56 child nar-u   5  
131 cloud word info lul   93  
139 cold word info mi-mænini   1, 99  
166 correct, true mesmesu straight x  
168 day poŋosia   16  
10 dirty mi-namnam   65  
96 dog lo-kuli   7 L
140 dry word info me-mæ   11  
82 dull, blunt      
11 dust puru-yeβi   25  
43 ear kilŋa-mʷa   1, 41  
119 earth/soil poro-tano   1, 67  
98 egg oβluto   1, 70  
204 Eight word info o-relu   7  
45 eye kina-mæra-mʷa   1  
180 far      
104 fat/grease pulu-mre   72  
60 father ata Address term 19  
99 feather βilu   1  
208 Fifty word info      
143 fire kapi   19  
111 fish ika   1  
201 Five word info limæ   1  
116 flower βinasia   56  
132 fog pur-mau   3, 32  
200 Four word info βeri   1, 65  
117 fruit marasia   36  
164 good po   108  
118 grass koraki   77  
151 green memaena   8, 71  
26 hair word info βilu paru-mʷa   31, 60  
1 hand limo-mʷa   1, 64  
184 he/she naŋa   1, 6  
24 head paru-mʷa   9  
142 heavy wurumiliu   78  
61 house yum   1  
194 how? word info      
57 husband won kinu      
182 I kinu   1, 21, 22  
193 if      
174 in, inside      
16 intestines posine-mʷa   1  
126 lake      
114 leaf lumʷasia   46  
2 left mʷel   1, 59  
4 leg/foot la-mʷa   30  
135 lightning yakar-βila   26, 71, 72  
17 liver puri-are   34  
155 long word info pieβi   16  
108 louse word info kuru   1  
54 man/male yirumʷene   1, 14  
103 meat/flesh kilamʷeu   15, 70, 82  
129 moon koβario   6, 29  
109 mosquito namu   1  
59 mother awia   49  
30 mouth ŋo-mʷa   80  
63 name kiakia   1, 38  
158 narrow kotamakŋa small x  
179 near      
25 neck komelki-mʷa   82  
68 needle      
163 new miki·ki   57  
167 night yemæliko   65  
205 Nine word info o-βæri   20  
195 no, not      
27 nose kunu-mʷa   1, 58  
162 old word info wur-mærua   1  
197 One word info taŋa   14, 78  
209 One Hundred word info      
210 One Thousand word info      
190 other      
160 painful, sick mai   1  
53 person/human being      
133 rain yuwa   1  
102 rat kawe   3  
149 red mene   1  
3 right mærua   5, 37  
6 road/path maraβa   41  
115 root piasea Loan word from Burupika? 45, 46 L?
65 rope kilika   5  
112 rotten word info menunu   51  
125 salt      
121 sand n-one   1  
124 sea si   1  
203 Seven word info o-lua   2  
81 sharp mal   14, 79, 81  
154 short word info      
19 shoulder kau ne-omʷa   21  
161 shy, ashamed      
202 Six word info orai   24  
12 skin kulusia   1  
128 sky yomemaena   29  
152 small kotamakŋa      
145 smoke word info mio   2, 76  
106 snake lo-mʷara   12  
110 spider      
130 star weruwe   70  
79 stick/wood laki   1, 25  
120 stone kəla-βeru   1, 40  
105 tail kesina   61  
206 Ten word info lualimæ   4  
178 that      
62 thatch/roof      
187 they lalene they 1, 58  
187 they lalua they (dual) x  
157 thick word info keβiu big x  
156 thin word info meniniβi   1  
177 this      
183 thou ko   1, 17  
199 Three word info telu   1  
134 thunder polilu   83  
41 to bite -karia   1, 55  
137 to blow word info -yuia   62  
28 to breathe -miwewe   62  
144 to burn word info -skaβia   84  
91 to buy      
38 to chew word info      
85 to choose      
172 to climb word info      
7 to come -βinmi   1, 23  
39 to cook word info mænowa   21  
196 to count -loia   81  
34 to cry -taŋi   1  
78 to cut, hack word info -taia   1  
75 to die, be dead -mære   1  
90 to dig -kilia   1  
50 to dream      
40 to drink -munia   1, 73  
37 to eat -kənana   1  
95 to fall word info -leru   7  
22 to fear -mærau   1  
123 to flow -mie   59  
101 to fly -ka   14  
86 to grow word info      
44 to hear -loŋe   1  
171 to hide word info      
72 to hit word info -waia   86  
89 to hold word info -waria   3  
69 to hunt word info      
74 to kill -wamaria   66, 2  
20 to know, be knowledgeable -kəlea   18  
33 to laugh -βtali   84  
49 to lie down word info -mono   15  
76 to live, be alive -mali   1, 76  
92 to open, uncover      
84 to plant      
93 to pound, beat word info      
64 to say -βisi   47  
77 to scratch word info -kuparia   73  
46 to see -βituia   86  
67 to sew word info -sluia   60  
70 to shoot word info      
51 to sit -tetano   1  
48 to sleep -mono   19  
29 to sniff, smell -lopona   76  
36 to spit -βlasəri   104  
80 to split word info -tapaia   4, 6  
88 to squeeze word info -winia   87  
71 to stab, pierce -yuria   14  
52 to stand -smalu   25  
73 to steal      
42 to suck -munia   11, 52  
87 to swell word info      
9 to swim -kulu   71  
21 to think -stomia   13, 51  
94 to throw word info -kowenia   85  
66 to tie up, fasten -βiaria   85  
8 to turn word info -βliŋia   4  
35 to vomit -lilua   8  
5 to walk -yali Loan word from Mate/ Filakara/ Nul? 10, 63  
83 to work word info yumaena   1, 89  
47 to yawn      
32 tongue puru-mino-mʷa   7, 43  
31 tooth ma-lua-mʷa   1, 35, 43  
207 Twenty word info      
198 Two word info lua   1  
138 warm word info mialua      
122 water word info wi   2  
185 we word info kisŋa pl. incl. I  
185 we word info memi pl. excl. E  
185 we word info kis lua dl. incl.    
185 we word info memi dl. excl.    
141 wet metu   49?  
188 what? word info yakara   1, 59, 71  
170 when? word info βæi      
181 where? word info pe   3, 59  
148 white miuwe   98  
189 who? word info ai   1  
159 wide      
58 wife wo-n kinu   1, 57  
136 wind laŋi   1, 77  
100 wing kuβena   2, 62  
55 woman/female lesəra   79  
127 woods/forest yomarua   79  
107 worm (earthworm)      
169 year kas   66  
150 yellow me-leleru   76  
186 you amiu pl. 1, 13  
186 you amlua dl. x  

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