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

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