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

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