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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:
11 dust      
16 intestines      
17 liver      
19 shoulder      
38 to chew word info      
47 to yawn      
50 to dream      
53 person/human being      
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      
116 flower      
125 salt      
126 lake      
132 fog      
135 lightning      
138 warm word info      
151 green      
154 short word info      
159 wide      
161 shy, ashamed      
171 to hide word info      
172 to climb word info      
173 at      
174 in, inside      
175 above      
176 below      
177 this      
178 that      
190 other      
191 all      
192 and      
193 if      
195 no, not      
207 Twenty word info      
208 Fifty word info      
209 One Hundred word info      
210 One Thousand word info      
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  
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  
18 breast ne-susu-ᵑk   1  
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  
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  
48 to sleep -pat   86  
49 to lie down word info -non   1, 59  
51 to sit -nœn   111  
52 to stand -tu   2  
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  
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  
69 to hunt word info -rox   63  
71 to stab, pierce -sari   14  
72 to hit word info -ᵐbrasi   94  
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  
83 to work word info maᵑgas   9  
88 to squeeze word info -ⁿdʳi      
89 to hold word info -ɣᵐbax      
90 to dig -βiti   48  
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  
108 louse word info na-ɣut   1  
109 mosquito na-nam   1  
111 fish na-iɣ   1  
112 rotten word info ma-ŋoⁿdʳ   93, 94  
114 leaf na-raɣte   47  
115 root pepeɣai      
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, 79, 86  
122 water word info no-ai   2  
123 to flow -roβ   37  
124 sea ne-tis   1  
127 woods/forest toᵐbuai   86  
128 sky na-ᵐboroᵐbor   65  
129 moon na-ɣᵐbati   6  
130 star maso   13  
131 cloud word info ᵐbunban   1, 91, 92  
133 rain na-us   1  
134 thunder na-urβar   15, 38  
136 wind ne-reŋ   1, 77  
137 to blow word info -βuβi   4  
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  
152 small kakes   78  
153 big ɣoβun   87  
155 long word info ᵐbereᵐbereβ   16  
156 thin word info mæniβiniβ   1  
157 thick word info mætiter   3  
160 painful, sick ma-masaɣ   1  
162 old word info taraᵐp   27, 115  
163 new βœβœ   1  
164 good ma-βo   108  
165 bad, evil mʷe-se   1  
167 night ruᵐbaso   66  
168 day na-ᵐboŋ   16  
169 year ne-sɣœ   29  
170 when? word info ŋais   1, 24  
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, 6  
188 what? word info seβe   1  
189 who? word info ise   1  
194 how? word info kasŋəᵐbe   69  
196 to count -βuruᵑgi   1  
197 One word info soɣa   42, 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  
10 dirty mamirmir black 97  
186 you emru dl. x  
185 we word info ᵑgoru dl. excl.    
185 we word info ⁿdʳaru dl. incl.    
186 you emⁿdʳo pl. 1, 13, 32  
185 we word info ᵑgoru pl. excl. E  
185 we word info ⁿdʳato pl. incl. I  
158 narrow kakes small x  
166 correct, true ma-mœⁿdʳmœⁿd straight x  
187 they rato they 1, 70, 60  
187 they raru they (dual) x  

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