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Language: Banam Bay (Vartavo)

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:
1 hand βara-ᵑk   16  
2 left mair   1, 59  
3 right ŋetin   55  
4 leg/foot ne-rue-ᵑk   53  
5 to walk -ᵐbəraᵑgot   107  
6 road/path na-pʷesar   1, 44  
7 to come -βme   1, 23  
8 to turn word info -ririax   34  
9 to swim -ruɣruɣ   28  
10 dirty mamirmir black 97  
11 dust      
12 skin no-ɣoroɣ   1, 80  
13 back word info maⁿdʳu-ᵑk   35  
14 belly ɣoβta-ᵑk   5, 15  
15 bone no-ᵐbro-ᵑk   37  
16 intestines      
17 liver      
18 breast ne-susu-ᵑk   1  
19 shoulder      
20 to know, be knowledgeable -rsəᵐbai   48, 78  
21 to think -ⁿdʳane   76  
22 to fear -mætax   1  
23 blood ⁿdʳie-ᵑk   1  
24 head ᵐbatu-ᵑk   9  
25 neck ⁿdoβœ-ᵑk   47  
26 hair word info ne-βroɣ   31  
27 nose na-ɣonsu-ᵑk   1, 58, 89  
28 to breathe -faŋaβ   69  
29 to sniff, smell -munče   65  
30 mouth ᵐbaŋo-ᵑk   41  
31 tooth ne-rβo-ᵑk   1, 35  
32 tongue mie-ᵑk   7  
33 to laugh -mæn   51  
34 to cry -ⁿdʳaŋ   1  
35 to vomit -ru   8  
36 to spit -pre   35, 86, 96  
37 to eat -ɣan   1  
38 to chew word info      
39 to cook word info mʷepsoᵑk   87  
40 to drink -min   1, 49  
41 to bite -ɣati   1, 55  
42 to suck -ⁿdʳimsi   50, 65  
43 ear ɣersa-ᵑk   42  
44 to hear -ruŋoni   1  
45 eye mæta-ᵑk   1  
46 to see -mʷesi   85  
47 to yawn      
48 to sleep -pat   86  
49 to lie down word info -non   1, 59  
50 to dream      
51 to sit -nœn   111  
52 to stand -tu   2  
53 person/human being      
54 man/male βan   75  
55 woman/female βaβin   1, 106  
56 child natu-ᵑk   5  
57 husband βana   76  
58 wife βaβinesa-ᵑk   5, 68  
59 mother naᵑgararu      
60 father tama-ᵑk   1  
61 house na-im   1  
62 thatch/roof      
63 name ne-ɣsa-ᵑk   1, 35  
64 to say -sur   110  
65 rope no-ɣo   25  
66 to tie up, fasten -ᵐbœŋise   83  
67 to sew word info -saⁿdʳo   62  
68 needle      
69 to hunt word info -rox   63  
70 to shoot word info      
71 to stab, pierce -sari   14  
72 to hit word info -ᵐbrasi   94  
73 to steal      
74 to kill -ᵐbarasi   69  
75 to die, be dead -mečœ   1  
76 to live, be alive -maur   1, 76  
77 to scratch word info -karkaro   1  
78 to cut, hack word info -tai   1  
79 stick/wood na-ɣai   1  
80 to split word info -teβroi   1  
81 sharp ma-kan   14, 79  
82 dull, blunt      
83 to work word info maᵑgas   9  
84 to plant      
85 to choose      
86 to grow word info      
87 to swell word info      
88 to squeeze word info -ⁿdʳi      
89 to hold word info -ɣᵐbax      
90 to dig -βiti   48  
91 to buy      
92 to open, uncover      
93 to pound, beat word info      
94 to throw word info -risni   90  
95 to fall word info -ⁿdʳum   42  
96 dog no-kəri   7 L
97 bird ᵐbasir   30  
98 egg ⁿdʳoɣto   1, 66  
99 feather ne-βroɣ   1, 63  
100 wing xapə-n   1, 12?  
101 to fly -ɣᵐbax   14, 78  
102 rat ɣasuβ   3  
103 meat/flesh ne-βsox   10  
104 fat/grease maraᵐp   78?  
105 tail ᵑgare-n   39  
106 snake na-mʷat   12  
107 worm (earthworm)      
108 louse word info na-ɣut   1  
109 mosquito na-nam   1  
110 spider      
111 fish na-iɣ   1  
112 rotten word info ma-ŋoⁿdʳ   93, 94  
113 branch word info      
114 leaf na-raɣte   47  
115 root pepeɣai      
116 flower      
117 fruit βene-ɣai   1, 26  
118 grass na-munuai   31  
119 earth/soil ne-ten   1  
120 stone ne-βet   1  
121 sand taᵐboɣnon   1, 80  
122 water word info no-ai   2  
123 to flow -roβ   37  
124 sea ne-tis   1  
125 salt      
126 lake      
127 woods/forest toᵐbuai   86  
128 sky na-ᵐboroᵐbor      
129 moon na-ɣᵐbati   6  
130 star maso   13  
131 cloud word info ᵐbunban   1, 91, 92  
132 fog      
133 rain na-us   1  
134 thunder na-urβar   15, 38  
135 lightning      
136 wind ne-reŋ   1, 77  
137 to blow word info -βuβi   4  
138 warm word info      
139 cold word info süsüs   98  
140 dry word info ma-mamas   11  
141 wet mæ-mœs   49  
142 heavy meres   33?  
143 fire na-ɣaᵐp   19  
144 to burn word info -pani   83  
145 smoke word info pasua-ɣaᵐp   2, 75  
146 ash tæᵐbeɣaᵐp   68, 72  
147 black mirmir   1  
148 white mæpœɣ   11  
149 red ᵐbisᵐbis   93  
150 yellow ŋiaŋ   9?  
151 green      
152 small kakes   111  
153 big ɣoβun   87  
154 short word info      
155 long word info ᵐbereᵐbereβ   16, 85  
156 thin word info mæniβiniβ   1  
157 thick word info mætiter   3  
158 narrow kakes small 34  
159 wide      
160 painful, sick ma-masaɣ   1  
161 shy, ashamed      
162 old word info taraᵐp   27, 115  
163 new βœβœ   1, 46  
164 good ma-βo   108  
165 bad, evil mʷe-se   1  
166 correct, true ma-mœⁿdʳmœⁿd straight 63  
167 night ruᵐbaso   66  
168 day na-ᵐboŋ   16  
169 year ne-sɣœ   29?  
170 when? word info ŋais   1, 24  
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 morukon   91, 92  
180 far moaᵑk      
181 where? word info aᵐbe   3, 59  
182 I nau   1, 21, 22  
183 thou xaiuᵑk   1, 17, 26  
184 he/she ŋai   1, 29  
185 we word info ⁿdʳato pl. incl. I  
185 we word info ᵑgoru pl. excl. E  
185 we word info ⁿdʳaru dl. incl.    
185 we word info ᵑgoru dl. excl.    
186 you emⁿdʳo pl. 1, 13, 32  
186 you emru dl. x  
187 they rato they 1, 70, 60  
187 they raru they (dual) x  
188 what? word info seβe   1  
189 who? word info ise   1  
190 other      
191 all      
192 and      
193 if      
194 how? word info kasŋəᵐbe   69  
195 no, not      
196 to count -βuruᵑgi   1  
197 One word info soɣa   8, 57  
198 Two word info e-ru   1  
199 Three word info e-ter   1  
200 Four word info e-βet   1, 65  
201 Five word info e-rim   1  
202 Six word info ma-roβtes   20  
203 Seven word info ma-roβ-ru   13  
204 Eight word info ma-roβ-ter   5, 7  
205 Nine word info marope   20  
206 Ten word info səŋaβur   5  
207 Twenty word info      
208 Fifty word info      
209 One Hundred word info      
210 One Thousand word info      

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