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Language: Maewo, Central (Peterara)

Source/Author:  Tryon (1976) 
Identifiers:  ISO-639-3:mwo  Glottocode: cent2058 
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:
38 to chew word info      
47 to yawn      
50 to dream      
62 thatch/roof      
68 needle      
70 to shoot word info      
73 to steal      
82 dull, blunt      
84 to plant      
85 to choose      
86 to grow word info      
87 to swell word info      
91 to buy      
92 to open, uncover      
93 to pound, beat word info      
107 worm (earthworm)      
110 spider      
113 branch word info      
123 to flow      
126 lake      
154 short word info      
158 narrow      
159 wide      
161 shy, ashamed      
171 to hide word info      
172 to climb word info      
173 at      
175 above      
176 below      
190 other      
207 Twenty word info      
208 Fifty word info      
209 One Hundred word info      
210 One Thousand word info      
188 what? word info a-sa   1  
163 new araᵑgʷa   9  
145 smoke word info asu   2  
193 if ato   79  
150 yellow aŋoɣa   9, 82  
143 fire aβi   1  
114 leaf dao-ɣʷai   1  
177 this ela   62  
49 to lie down word info eno   1  
46 to see ete   1, 89  
55 woman/female fafine   1, 106  
61 house fale   14  
196 to count falu **palu 1, 13  
17 liver fara-ᵑgu   17  
103 meat/flesh fasixona   10  
200 Four word info fati   1, 65  
64 to say feβe   13, 103  
132 fog fififi   11  
88 to squeeze word info fifiri   16  
179 near fifirtaxi      
12 skin finu-ᵑgu   28  
184 he/she ia   1  
61 house imʷa   1  
187 they ira they 1, 70  
187 they irarua they (dual) x  
189 who? word info ise   1  
136 wind laŋi   1, 77  
203 Seven word info laβ-rua   13  
204 Eight word info laβ-tolu   5, 7  
202 Six word info laβ-tuɣʷale   20  
205 Nine word info lei-βati   20  
1 hand lima-ᵑgu   1, 64  
27 nose lisu-ᵑgu   1, 41  
31 tooth liwo-ᵑgu   1, 35  
66 to tie up, fasten liɣo   1, 39  
174 in, inside lolo   1  
32 tongue luame-ᵑgu   7, 17  
35 to vomit lulue   8  
10 dirty maeto black 2  
147 black maeto   1  
151 green malxesaxa   8, 43  
140 dry word info mamasa   11  
157 thick word info mamatoluxa   3  
134 thunder man-fara   15, 37  
33 to laugh mana   51  
39 to cook word info manaxa   21  
156 thin word info manifnifi   1  
97 bird manu   1  
111 fish masi   53  
45 eye mata-ᵑgu   1  
116 flower matas xai   34?  
81 sharp mataxani   14  
22 to fear mataxuti   1  
75 to die, be dead mate   1  
3 right matua-ᵑgu   5, 37  
48 to sleep maturu   1  
153 big maŋasi   114  
28 to breathe maᵐbusi   14  
139 cold word info maⁿdiŋi   1?  
149 red memea   1  
106 snake mʷaɣata   12, 64  
108 louse word info mʷaⁿdi   30  
109 mosquito namu   1  
56 child natu-ᵑgu   5  
182 I nau   1, 21, 22  
183 thou niᵑgo   1, 17, 18  
121 sand one   1  
148 white oɣʷoɣʷo   13  
168 day rani   6  
4 leg/foot raŋo-ᵑgu   17  
59 mother rerefe-ᵑgu   58  
104 fat/grease rixas   80  
152 small riᵑgi   66  
44 to hear roŋo   1  
20 to know, be knowledgeable roŋoⁿduni   19, 91  
83 to work word info roᵐbana   82  
198 Two word info rua   1  
6 road/path sala   1  
69 to hunt word info saro   30  
63 name sasa-ᵑgu   1, 34  
165 bad, evil sati   1  
206 Ten word info saŋaβulu   5  
141 wet saŋʷale   43  
160 painful, sick seŋʷa   111  
169 year siɣʷao   29  
180 far soai   1  
95 to fall word info soe   13  
144 to burn word info sulu   4  
15 bone suri-ᵑgu   52  
18 breast susu-ᵑgu   1  
128 sky tae-laŋi cloud? 1, 61  
131 cloud word info tae-laŋi   3, 36  
78 to cut, hack word info tai   1  
60 father tama-ᵑgu   1  
146 ash taniaβu   1, 26  
119 earth/soil tano   1  
124 sea tasi   1  
125 salt tasi   20  
54 man/male tatoata   84, 14  
53 person/human being tatu   4, 34  
13 back word info taxu-ᵑgu   12  
51 to sit taɣʷara   99  
201 Five word info taβa-lima   1  
77 to scratch word info taᵑgari   12, 28  
170 when? word info taᵑgasa   1, 24  
14 belly taᵑgʷaŋi-ᵑgu   60  
197 One word info tea   14  
78 to cut, hack word info teβe   40  
192 and ti   30  
16 intestines tinae-ᵑgu   1  
19 shoulder tiᵑgʷa-ᵑgu   40, 66?  
98 egg tol toa   1  
199 Three word info tolu   1  
89 to hold word info tori   35  
52 to stand tulu   2, 69  
138 warm word info tutunu   12  
72 to hit word info tutuɣ   8  
67 to sew word info tuxuru   13  
197 One word info tuɣʷale   9  
57 husband tuᵐbu-ᵑgu   71  
99 feather ulu-na   1  
26 hair word info ulu-ᵑgu   31  
40 to drink unu   1  
42 to suck unu   49, 53  
133 rain usa   1  
127 woods/forest utaɣwono   7 ?  
137 to blow word info uβi   4, 81  
74 to kill wasi   12  
117 fruit wei xai   1, 26  
79 stick/wood xai   1  
2 left xalowa-ᵑgu   14  
5 to walk xao   1  
102 rat xarifi   18  
25 neck xaua-ᵑgu   18, 104  
65 rope xawe   25  
101 to fly xaxa   14  
9 to swim xaxaru   5  
90 to dig xili   1  
105 tail xolo-na   24  
115 root xori xai   2, 41  
71 to stab, pierce xoxo   83  
191 all xumuɣi      
36 to spit xura   35  
195 no, not xʷata      
94 to throw word info xʷosaxi   92?  
34 to cry ŋara   5  
162 old word info ŋoixa   133  
76 to live, be alive ŋʷaso   37  
37 to eat ɣani   1  
185 we word info ɣiⁿda pl. incl. I  
185 we word info ɣiⁿdarua dl. incl.    
7 to come ɣuma   1  
135 lightning ɣʷana      
30 mouth ɣʷawa-ᵑgu   1  
164 good ɣʷia   1  
166 correct, true ɣʷia good X  
96 dog ɣʷiriu   7, 77  
120 stone βatu   1  
130 star βitiu   1  
129 moon βula   1  
118 grass ᵐbalisi   1, 81  
100 wing ᵐbani-na   2  
155 long word info ᵐbaᵐbarau   16  
122 water word info ᵐbei   28  
181 where? word info ᵐbeɣe   3, 59  
29 to sniff, smell ᵐbuna   42  
186 you ᵑgamrua dl. x  
186 you ᵑgamu pl. 1, 13  
58 wife ᵑgauli-ᵑgu      
185 we word info ᵑgomai pl. excl. E  
185 we word info ᵑgomairua dl. excl.    
24 head ᵑgʷatu-ᵑgu   9  
43 ear ᵑgʷoro-ᵑgu   16  
167 night ᵑgʷoŋi   1?  
23 blood ⁿdae-ᵑgu   1  
169 year ⁿdamu   30  
80 to split word info ⁿdara   62  
112 rotten word info ⁿdaru   19  
194 how? word info ⁿdasia      
178 that ⁿdaɣalia      
142 heavy ⁿdemu   72  
41 to bite ⁿdere   59  
11 dust ⁿdixefu   1, 44?  
8 to turn word info ⁿdiɣerisi   15  
21 to think ⁿdoⁿdo   13  

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