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Language: Nahavaq (Lembinwen)

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:Malekula Coastal 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
5 to walk      
8 to turn word info      
10 dirty      
11 dust      
12 skin      
16 intestines      
20 to know, be knowledgeable      
21 to think      
22 to fear      
28 to breathe      
29 to sniff, smell      
38 to chew word info      
40 to drink      
42 to suck      
47 to yawn      
49 to lie down word info      
50 to dream      
53 person/human being      
57 husband      
58 wife      
62 thatch/roof      
64 to say      
67 to sew word info      
68 needle      
69 to hunt word info      
70 to shoot word info      
71 to stab, pierce      
73 to steal      
74 to kill      
76 to live, be alive      
77 to scratch word info      
78 to cut, hack word info      
79 stick/wood      
80 to split word info      
81 sharp      
82 dull, blunt      
83 to work word info      
84 to plant      
85 to choose      
86 to grow word info      
87 to swell word info      
88 to squeeze word info      
90 to dig      
91 to buy      
92 to open, uncover      
93 to pound, beat word info      
94 to throw word info      
99 feather      
103 meat/flesh      
104 fat/grease      
107 worm (earthworm)      
110 spider      
112 rotten word info      
113 branch word info      
115 root      
116 flower      
117 fruit      
118 grass      
123 to flow      
124 sea      
125 salt      
126 lake      
127 woods/forest      
128 sky      
132 fog      
135 lightning      
138 warm word info      
139 cold word info      
144 to burn word info      
151 green      
154 short word info      
155 long word info      
156 thin word info      
157 thick word info      
158 narrow      
159 wide      
161 shy, ashamed      
162 old word info      
163 new      
166 correct, true      
168 day      
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      
181 where? word info      
190 other      
191 all      
192 and      
193 if      
194 how? word info      
195 no, not      
196 to count      
207 Twenty word info      
208 Fifty word info      
209 One Hundred word info      
210 One Thousand word info      
1 hand ni-βara-ʔ   16  
2 left ⁿdil-meyir   1, 59  
3 right ᵐbaraᵑgin   30  
4 leg/foot ni-ᵐbulu-ˀ   33  
6 road/path na-hal   1  
7 to come -welaŋ   25  
9 to swim -βahu   78  
13 back word info ni-taˀun   12  
14 belly ni-βetu-ʔ   5  
15 bone ni-ᵐboloᵑgon   37  
17 liver na-mamnin   7, 56  
18 breast ni-huhun   1  
19 shoulder ni-ⁿdolo-ʔ   57  
23 blood ni-ⁿdeinin   1  
24 head ni-ᵐbatu-ʔ   9  
26 hair word info ni-suble-n   31, 33  
27 nose ni-ᵑginhu-ʔ   1, 58  
30 mouth ni-ᵐboŋoŋ   41  
31 tooth ni-liβo-ʔ   1, 35  
32 tongue ni-malaᵐbœŋœn   30  
33 to laugh -mas   58  
34 to cry -teŋ   1  
35 to vomit -luelu   8  
36 to spit -βurei   35  
37 to eat -aˀan   1  
39 to cook word info i-me   88  
41 to bite -ˀas   1, 60  
43 ear ni-ⁿdilŋa-ʔ   1, 40  
44 to hear -roŋ   1  
45 eye ni-mæta-ʔ   1  
46 to see -les   14, 94  
48 to sleep -metu   1  
51 to sit -sum   40  
52 to stand -taris   61  
54 man/male ni-morot   73  
55 woman/female ni-momo   23  
56 child ni-βutu-ˀ   48  
59 mother amoˀti   23  
60 father tama-m   1  
61 house ne-um   1  
63 name ne-ˀehe-n   1, 41  
65 rope ne-tel   1  
66 to tie up, fasten -malis   80  
72 to hit word info -ᵐbʷil   94  
75 to die, be dead -mes   1  
89 to hold word info -βurβur   34  
95 to fall word info -tamaⁿdau   42  
96 dog ni-kilu   7, 77, 80  
97 bird ne-men   1  
98 egg noˀoli-neteu   1, 66  
100 wing ni-βara-n   61  
101 to fly -top   32?  
101 to fly iβiβem   46  
102 rat na-laᵐbut   45  
105 tail ni-ᵐbüsü-n   76  
106 snake na-mat   12  
108 louse word info na-ˀut   1  
109 mosquito ni-tuˀes   38, 48, 89  
111 fish ni-mahal   52  
114 leaf ne-reˀei   47  
119 earth/soil ne-ten   1  
120 stone ne-βet   1  
122 water word info ne-wei   2  
129 moon ne-βœl   1  
130 star ni-muši   13  
131 cloud word info ni-melin   34  
133 rain ne-wo   1  
134 thunder ne-βulβaraβar   15, 38  
136 wind na-laŋ   1, 77  
137 to blow word info -up   4, 81  
140 dry word info i-mehemeh   11  
141 wet i-mil   35  
142 heavy i-ⁿdip   14  
143 fire na-ˀam   40  
145 smoke word info na-ˀam ⁿduŋien   94  
146 ash ni-ᵐbʷisnep   75  
147 black ti-metemet   1  
148 white ti-meβüs   1  
149 red ti-memal   1, 55  
150 yellow ti-lütlüt   43  
152 small i-βari   42  
153 big i-ᵐbo   50  
160 painful, sick i-mehe   1, 98  
164 good i-le   59  
165 bad, evil i-het   1  
167 night liβaˀat   42  
169 year ne-teu   1  
170 when? word info ŋei   1, 24  
182 I kinaŋ   1, 21, 22, 23  
183 thou yinuŋ   1, 17, 18  
184 he/she ei   1  
188 what? word info na-haβa   1  
189 who? word info ia   1  
197 One word info isi   1  
198 Two word info i-ru   1  
199 Three word info i-tül   1  
200 Four word info i-βes   1, 65  
201 Five word info i-lim   1  
202 Six word info i-sosi   31  
203 Seven word info iso-ru   1, 2  
204 Eight word info iso-tül   11, 7  
205 Nine word info iso-βei   5  
206 Ten word info laŋaβœl   5, 8  
186 you nuˀum dl. x  
185 we word info nuˀumem dl. excl.    
185 we word info nuˀun dl. incl.    
121 sand ni-ᵐbinwen Metathesis? *bwinone --> *binwone 1, 79  
186 you niᵑgim pl. 1, 13  
185 we word info kamima pl. excl. E42  
185 we word info niᵑgin pl. incl. I  
25 neck ni-ⁿdolo-n Same as shoulder q.v. 42  
187 they ar they 1, 70  
187 they ruar they (dual) x  

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