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Language: Vera'a (Vatrata)

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:East Vanuatu 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
1 hand ᵐbini-k   14  
2 left ɣala   14  
3 right muʔuo   5, 37  
4 leg/foot roŋo-k   17  
5 to walk βan   2  
6 road/path meˀe-sala   1, 43  
7 to come βan ma   23, 1  
8 to turn word info en ɣaβir   15  
9 to swim ɣorɣor   5  
10 dirty ᵏpʷuˀᵏpʷuˀo   67?  
11 dust uwus starts with /ʔ/ <*t 42  
12 skin βinˀi-k   28  
13 back word info kolo-k   10  
14 belly ˀaᵏpʷa-k   36  
15 bone siri-k   52  
16 intestines ˀine-k   1  
17 liver βara   17  
18 breast sisi-k   1  
19 shoulder kʷaŋa-ᵐbini-k   66, 36  
20 to know, be knowledgeable xalala   18  
21 to think ⁿdoⁿdomia   13  
22 to fear maˀaɣ   1  
23 blood ⁿdara-k   1  
24 head kʷiʔi-k   9  
25 neck ⁿdule-k   42  
26 hair word info βile-k   31  
27 nose miⁿdi-k   14  
28 to breathe mʷomse   14  
29 to sniff, smell ᵐbuno   42  
30 mouth ŋara-k   7  
31 tooth lowo-k   1, 35  
32 tongue ɣarmea-k   7, 14  
33 to laugh ᵐboro   95  
34 to cry rara   68  
35 to vomit luluo   8  
36 to spit ɣarmʷis < *kaʀat 'bite' + *musi 14, 82, 97  
37 to eat ɣenɣen   1  
38 to chew word info      
39 to cook word info monoɣo   21  
40 to drink in   1  
41 to bite ɣara   1  
42 to suck sis   25  
43 ear ⁿdelŋo-k   1, 40  
44 to hear roŋ   1  
45 eye maʔa-k   1  
46 to see en   88  
47 to yawn      
48 to sleep miˀir   1, 70  
49 to lie down word info on sur   1, 71  
50 to dream      
51 to sit saɣ sur   72, 97  
52 to stand ˀiraka   2, 69  
53 person/human being amsar   4, 52  
54 man/male ˀamʷan   1, 14  
55 woman/female reŋe   90  
56 child niˀi-k   5  
57 husband unu-k   65  
58 wife unu-k   51  
59 mother βeβe-k   20  
60 father ˀama-k   1  
61 house imʷe   1  
62 thatch/roof      
63 name so-k   1, 34  
64 to say tektek   120  
65 rope ɣaɣa   25  
66 to tie up, fasten ˀal   79  
67 to sew word info susur   15, 59  
68 needle      
69 to hunt word info soksok   68  
70 to shoot word info      
71 to stab, pierce sis   1  
72 to hit word info ˀuˀ   8  
73 to steal      
74 to kill fus   26  
75 to die, be dead maˀ   1  
76 to live, be alive es   24  
77 to scratch word info kor   12  
78 to cut, hack word info ˀar   1  
79 stick/wood weˀexi      
80 to split word info ˀar woro   1  
81 sharp xa-maˀas   87  
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 fiɣir   16?  
89 to hold word info ɣis      
90 to dig ɣil   1  
91 to buy      
92 to open, uncover      
93 to pound, beat word info      
94 to throw word info   93  
95 to fall word info mʷes   57  
96 dog tok English term only remembered. 73 L
97 bird men   1  
98 egg ˀili   1, 58  
99 feather βili-men   1  
100 wing ɣaᵐbu-ɣi   7  
101 to fly ɣaβa   14  
102 rat ɣusuwo   3  
103 meat/flesh ᵐbiɣᵐbiɣ   80  
104 fat/grease ɣariɣe   39  
105 tail ɣolo-ɣi   24  
106 snake mʷaˀa   12  
107 worm (earthworm)      
108 louse word info wuˀ   1  
109 mosquito nam   1  
110 spider      
111 fish mes   53  
112 rotten word info ⁿdor   19  
113 branch word info      
114 leaf ⁿduⁿduɣi   1  
115 root xoriɣi   2, 41  
116 flower ˀawas-ɣi   34  
117 fruit wu-ˀenɣe   1, 26  
118 grass βilis   1  
119 earth/soil      
120 stone βeˀ   1  
121 sand n-on   1  
122 water word info ᵐbe   28  
123 to flow um      
124 sea naw   42  
125 salt nau   30  
126 lake      
127 woods/forest mʷoˀ   60?  
128 sky miliɣ-nowu   1, 64  
129 moon βulo   1  
130 star womʷese   13  
131 cloud word info miliɣe   34  
132 fog marav̈   3, 32  
133 rain weⁿde   51  
134 thunder laŋ-βarβara   15, 84  
135 lightning βile   26  
136 wind laŋ   1, 77  
137 to blow word info βere      
138 warm word info ɣa-ˀiˀin   12  
139 cold word info mamɣin   101  
140 dry word info mamasa   11  
141 wet ɣaⁿdou   35, 89, 91  
142 heavy mamaβa   46  
143 fire n-eβ   1  
144 to burn word info siŋ   9  
145 smoke word info n-os   2  
146 ash ˀuwus   63  
147 black ɣakorkor   76  
148 white ɣakʷakʷaɣa   11  
149 red ɣa-meme·   1  
150 yellow ɣaŋaŋ   9  
151 green ˀuˀuruxo   70  
152 small tiktik   121  
153 big lowo   111  
154 short word info      
155 long word info ɣa-ᵐbaraβ   16, 85  
156 thin word info xa-miβinβin   1, 50  
157 thick word info ɣa-mˀolˀol   3  
158 narrow weˀeɣi   82  
159 wide      
160 painful, sick ruso   32  
161 shy, ashamed      
162 old word info xa-ˀewe      
163 new xa-ɣaraᵏpʷa   9  
164 good wie   1  
165 bad, evil seˀ   1  
166 correct, true xa-ˀenene straight    
167 night kʷoŋ   1  
168 day maran   6  
169 year ˀe      
170 when? word info maŋasa   1, 48  
171 to hide word info      
172 to climb word info      
173 at      
174 in, inside loloɣi   1  
175 above      
176 below      
177 this enei   1  
178 that ne   1  
179 near roβˀe   101  
180 far akʷit   85  
181 where? word info aβie   3, 35  
182 I eno   1, 21, 22  
183 thou enike   1, 17, 18  
184 he/she ⁿdie      
185 we word info ɣiⁿde pl. incl. I  
185 we word info kamam pl. excl. E42  
185 we word info ɣiⁿduo dl. incl.    
185 we word info kamaⁿduo dl. excl.    
186 you kimi pl. 1, 13  
186 you kumuruo dl. x  
187 they ⁿdire they 1, 25  
187 they ⁿduruo they (dual) x  
188 what? word info saβa   1  
189 who? word info ese   1  
190 other      
191 all ⁿdol   15  
192 and      
193 if      
194 how? word info seβie      
195 no, not itaɣ   10  
196 to count lukun   1, 83  
197 One word info βowal   9  
198 Two word info βo-ruo   1  
199 Three word info βo-ˀol   1  
200 Four word info βo-βeˀ   1, 65  
201 Five word info βe-lime   1  
202 Six word info liβi-ˀie   20  
203 Seven word info liβi-ruo   13  
204 Eight word info liβi-ˀol   5, 7  
205 Nine word info liβi-βaˀ   20  
206 Ten word info saŋʷul   5  
207 Twenty word info      
208 Fifty word info      
209 One Hundred word info      
210 One Thousand word info      

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