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Language: Efate, North (Pwele)

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:Central Vanuatu 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
1 hand n-aru-na   54  
2 left mauri   1, 59  
3 right matua   5, 37  
4 leg/foot na-tua-na   95  
5 to walk surata   102  
6 road/path na-pua   5  
7 to come umai   1  
8 to turn word info toa   105  
9 to swim loloso   8  
10 dirty loa black 6  
11 dust na-mo·ta   27  
12 skin na-wili   1  
13 back word info na-mʷaru-na   35  
14 belly na-pʷele-na   12  
15 bone na-fatu   38  
16 intestines na-marita   15  
17 liver na-danikabu   12  
18 breast na-susu   1  
19 shoulder na-pau-na   65?  
20 to know, be knowledgeable atae   35  
21 to think mitotoa   13, 72  
22 to fear mataku   1  
23 blood na-da   1  
24 head na-pʷau-na   14  
25 neck na-noa   18  
26 hair word info na-lulu-ma   61  
27 nose na-ŋsu-ma   27  
28 to breathe maroma·ro   12  
29 to sniff, smell toŋo   62  
30 mouth na-ŋole   80, 82  
31 tooth na-pati   6  
32 tongue na-mena   7, 40  
33 to laugh muru   94  
34 to cry kai   57  
34 to cry taŋi   1  
35 to vomit lua   8  
36 to spit ta·niu   85  
37 to eat kanikani   1  
38 to chew word info      
39 to cook word info ma·so   19, 82  
40 to drink munu   1, 49  
41 to bite kati   1, 55  
42 to suck timili   50, 56  
43 ear na-taliŋa   1  
44 to hear roŋo   1  
45 eye na-mata   1  
46 to see punusi   11  
47 to yawn      
48 to sleep maturu   1  
49 to lie down word info maturu   37  
50 to dream      
51 to sit ta·sake   72  
51 to sit tokotano   80, 105  
52 to stand tuleana   56  
53 person/human being natamo·i   4, 7  
54 man/male na-noai   80  
55 woman/female na-ŋoroi   84  
56 child natu-na   5  
57 husband marik   68  
58 wife ftarik kana   50  
59 mother te·te Address term 44  
60 father ma·ma Address term 1, 10  
61 house na-suma   1  
62 thatch/roof      
63 name na-ŋisa   1, 36  
64 to say noa   112  
65 rope na-tali   1  
66 to tie up, fasten soli   57  
67 to sew word info tu·ri   13  
68 needle      
69 to hunt word info      
70 to shoot word info      
71 to stab, pierce takani      
72 to hit word info tipʷa   92  
73 to steal      
74 to kill mari-punue   60, 1  
75 to die, be dead mate   1  
76 to live, be alive mauri   1, 76  
77 to scratch word info karuti   44  
78 to cut, hack word info tae   1  
79 stick/wood na-kau   1  
80 to split word info pʷorae   1  
81 sharp makali   14, 79, 81  
82 dull, blunt      
83 to work word info nawosiana   92  
84 to plant      
85 to choose      
86 to grow word info      
87 to swell word info      
88 to squeeze word info mʷoli   36  
89 to hold word info tape   108  
90 to dig kili   1  
91 to buy      
92 to open, uncover      
93 to pound, beat word info      
94 to throw word info nati   75  
95 to fall word info to·wo   13  
96 dog kori·a   7, 79  
97 bird ma·nu   1  
98 egg atolu   1  
99 feather na-mʷau   6  
100 wing na-lifaru-na   61  
101 to fly tiri   40  
102 rat kusue   3  
103 meat/flesh na-pʷokasi   15, 79  
104 fat/grease n-dafarefare   93  
105 tail na-pue   11  
106 snake mʷa·ta   12  
107 worm (earthworm)      
108 louse word info ku·tu   1  
109 mosquito na·mu   1  
110 spider      
111 fish na-ik   1  
112 rotten word info ma·ra   50  
113 branch word info      
114 leaf na-ulu-na   45  
115 root na-koa   2, 41, 42  
116 flower      
117 fruit na-wa·   1, 26  
118 grass na-mʷenau   31  
119 earth/soil na-tano   1  
120 stone fa·tu   1  
121 sand na-worauni   1, 75  
122 water word info no-ai   2  
123 to flow sara   33  
124 sea na-tasi   1  
125 salt      
126 lake      
127 woods/forest na-mitiˀan   78  
128 sky elaŋi      
129 moon ate-laŋi   8  
130 star masoe   13  
131 cloud word info na-soko   99  
132 fog      
133 rain u·sa   1  
134 thunder tofae   42  
135 lightning na-fila   26  
136 wind na-laŋi   1, 77  
137 to blow word info sui   62  
138 warm word info fitinu   12, 94  
139 cold word info mala·ri   45  
140 dry word info ŋaraŋara   29  
141 wet memeu   36  
142 heavy maraŋa   32  
143 fire na-kapu   19  
144 to burn word info tokoni   7?  
145 smoke word info n-a·sua   2  
146 ash na-mʷelefara   57  
147 black loa   40  
148 white ta·re   12  
149 red miala   1, 55  
150 yellow mʷonomʷono   33  
151 green malakesa   8, 43  
152 small ki·ki   78  
153 big warua   45  
153 big lapa   10, 83  
154 short word info      
155 long word info parau   16, 85  
156 thin word info manifenife   1  
157 thick word info matolu   3  
158 narrow ki·ki small 34  
159 wide      
160 painful, sick masaki   1  
161 shy, ashamed      
162 old word info tuai   1, 35  
162 old word info matua   1  
163 new fa·u   1, 46  
164 good pʷia   1  
165 bad, evil sa   1  
166 correct, true pʷia good    
167 night pʷo·ŋi   1  
168 day n-aleatia   1, 18  
169 year na-tau   1  
170 when? word info seβera·ŋi   56, 57  
171 to hide word info      
172 to climb word info      
173 at      
174 in, inside      
175 above      
176 below      
177 this teawaya   63  
178 that teawanae   45  
179 near malati·ŋi   14  
180 far ufea *upea 66  
181 where? word info esafa   3, 35, 79  
182 I kinau   1, 21, 22  
183 thou ni·ŋu   1, 17  
184 he/she na·e   1, 6, 29  
185 we word info niŋira pl. incl. I  
185 we word info kinami pl. excl. E42  
186 you nimu pl. 24  
187 they na·ra they 1, 33  
188 what? word info na-safa   1  
189 who? word info sei   1  
190 other te·pota   38  
191 all te mamau   81  
192 and ŋo   12  
193 if      
194 how? word info tapalesafa   58, 81  
195 no, not eta·   4  
196 to count pefe·fe   70  
197 One word info sikai   42  
198 Two word info tu·a   1  
199 Three word info to·lu   1  
200 Four word info pa·ti   1, 65  
201 Five word info li·ma   1  
202 Six word info latesa   20  
203 Seven word info la-rua   13  
204 Eight word info la-tolu   5, 7  
205 Nine word info lo-feti   20  
206 Ten word info lualima   4  
207 Twenty word info      
208 Fifty word info      
209 One Hundred word info      
210 One Thousand word info      

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