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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      
59 mother naᵑgararu      
88 to squeeze word info -ⁿdʳi      
89 to hold word info -ɣᵐbax      
115 root pepeɣai      
180 far moaᵑk      
185 we word info ⁿdʳaru dl. incl.    
185 we word info ᵑgoru dl. excl.    
18 breast ne-susu-ᵑk   1  
22 to fear -mætax   1  
23 blood ⁿdʳie-ᵑk   1  
34 to cry -ⁿdʳaŋ   1  
37 to eat -ɣan   1  
44 to hear -ruŋoni   1  
45 eye mæta-ᵑk   1  
60 father tama-ᵑk   1  
61 house na-im   1  
75 to die, be dead -mečœ   1  
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  
108 louse word info na-ɣut   1  
109 mosquito na-nam   1  
111 fish na-iɣ   1  
119 earth/soil ne-ten   1  
120 stone ne-βet   1  
124 sea ne-tis   1  
133 rain na-us   1  
147 black mirmir   1  
156 thin word info mæniβiniβ   1  
160 painful, sick ma-masaɣ   1  
163 new βœβœ   1  
165 bad, evil mʷe-se   1  
188 what? word info seβe   1  
189 who? word info ise   1  
196 to count -βuruᵑgi   1  
198 Two word info e-ru   1  
199 Three word info e-ter   1  
201 Five word info e-rim   1  
100 wing xapə-n   1, 12  
183 thou xaiuᵑk   1, 17, 26  
7 to come -βme   1, 23  
117 fruit βene-ɣai   1, 26  
63 name ne-ɣsa-ᵑk   1, 35  
6 road/path na-pʷesar   1, 44  
41 to bite -ɣati   1, 55  
49 to lie down word info -non   1, 59  
99 feather ne-βroɣ   1, 63  
98 egg ⁿdʳoɣto   1, 66  
76 to live, be alive -maur   1, 76  
136 wind ne-reŋ   1, 77  
121 sand taᵐboɣnon   1, 79, 86  
12 skin no-ɣoroɣ   1, 80  
131 cloud word info ᵐbunban   1, 91, 92  
55 woman/female βaβin   1, 106  
186 you emⁿdʳo pl. 1, 13, 32  
182 I nau   1, 21, 22  
170 when? word info ŋais   1, 24  
31 tooth ne-rβo-ᵑk   1, 35  
40 to drink -min   1, 49  
27 nose na-ɣonsu-ᵑk   1, 58, 89  
2 left mair   1, 59  
184 he/she ŋai   1, 6  
200 Four word info e-βet   1, 65  
187 they rato they 1, 70, 60  
103 meat/flesh ne-βsox   10  
5 to walk -ᵐbəraᵑgot   107  
164 good ma-βo   108  
140 dry word info ma-mamas   11  
148 white mæpœɣ   11  
64 to say -sur   110  
51 to sit -nœn   111  
106 snake na-mʷat   12  
130 star maso   13  
203 Seven word info ma-roβ-ru   13  
71 to stab, pierce -sari   14  
81 sharp ma-kan   14  
101 to fly -ɣᵐbax   14, 78  
134 thunder na-urβar   15, 38  
1 hand βara-ᵑk   16  
155 long word info ᵐbereᵐbereβ   16  
168 day na-ᵐboŋ   16  
143 fire na-ɣaᵐp   19  
52 to stand -tu   2  
122 water word info no-ai   2  
145 smoke word info pasua-ɣaᵐp   2, 75  
202 Six word info ma-roβtes   20  
205 Nine word info marope   20  
65 rope no-ɣo   25  
162 old word info taraᵐp   27, 115  
9 to swim -ruɣruɣ   28  
169 year ne-sɣœ   29  
102 rat ɣasuβ   3  
157 thick word info mætiter   3  
181 where? word info aᵐbe   3, 59  
97 bird ᵐbasir   30  
26 hair word info ne-βroɣ   31  
118 grass na-munuai   31  
142 heavy meres   33  
8 to turn word info -ririax   34  
13 back word info maⁿdʳu-ᵑk   35  
36 to spit -pre   35, 86, 96  
15 bone no-ᵐbro-ᵑk   37  
123 to flow -roβ   37  
105 tail ᵑgare-n   39  
137 to blow word info -βuβi   4  
30 mouth ᵐbaŋo-ᵑk   41  
43 ear ɣersa-ᵑk   42  
95 to fall word info -ⁿdʳum   42  
197 One word info soɣa   42, 57  
25 neck ⁿdoβœ-ᵑk   47  
114 leaf na-raɣte   47  
90 to dig -βiti   48  
20 to know, be knowledgeable -rsəᵐbai   48, 78  
141 wet mæ-mœs   49  
56 child natu-ᵑk   5  
206 Ten word info səŋaβur   5  
14 belly ɣoβta-ᵑk   5, 15  
58 wife βaβinesa-ᵑk   5, 68  
204 Eight word info ma-roβ-ter   5, 7  
42 to suck -ⁿdʳimsi   50, 65  
33 to laugh -mæn   51  
4 leg/foot ne-rue-ᵑk   53  
3 right ŋetin   55  
129 moon na-ɣᵐbati   6  
67 to sew word info -saⁿdʳo   62  
69 to hunt word info -rox   63  
29 to sniff, smell -munče   65  
128 sky na-ᵐboroᵐbor   65  
167 night ruᵐbaso   66  
146 ash tæᵐbeɣaᵐp   68, 72  
28 to breathe -faŋaβ   69  
74 to kill -ᵐbarasi   69  
194 how? word info kasŋəᵐbe   69  
32 tongue mie-ᵑk   7  
96 dog no-kəri   7 L
54 man/male βan   75  
21 to think -ⁿdʳane   76  
57 husband βana   76  
152 small kakes   78  
104 fat/grease maraᵐp   78?  
35 to vomit -ru   8  
66 to tie up, fasten -ᵐbœŋise   83  
144 to burn word info -pani   83  
46 to see -mʷesi   85  
48 to sleep -pat   86  
127 woods/forest toᵐbuai   86  
39 to cook word info mʷepsoᵑk   87  
153 big ɣoβun   87  
24 head ᵐbatu-ᵑk   9  
83 to work word info maᵑgas   9  
150 yellow ŋiaŋ   9  
94 to throw word info -risni   90  
179 near morukon   91, 92  
149 red ᵐbisᵐbis   93  
112 rotten word info ma-ŋoⁿdʳ   93, 94  
72 to hit word info -ᵐbrasi   94  
10 dirty mamirmir black 97  
139 cold word info süsüs   98  
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  
186 you emru dl. x  
187 they raru they (dual) x  

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