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Language: Lamenu (Mapremo)

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:Epi:Lamenu-Baki:Lamenu-Lewo 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
38 to chew word info      
42 to suck      
47 to yawn      
50 to dream      
53 person/human being      
58 wife      
62 thatch/roof      
68 needle      
69 to hunt word info      
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      
125 salt      
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      
174 in, inside      
175 above      
176 below      
177 this      
178 that      
179 near      
180 far      
190 other      
191 all      
192 and      
193 if      
194 how? word info      
195 no, not      
207 Twenty word info      
208 Fifty word info      
209 One Hundred word info      
210 One Thousand word info      
1 hand limæ-ku   1, 64  
2 left mʷeli   1, 59  
3 right marua   5, 37  
4 leg/foot la-ku   30  
6 road/path koye   62  
7 to come -nəmi   1  
8 to turn word info -βiliŋ-ko   4  
9 to swim -lele   77  
10 dirty koroki   5  
11 dust pulu-yewi   25  
12 skin kulutia   1  
13 back word info mʷaⁿdu-ku   35  
14 belly ᵐboᵐba-ku   100  
15 bone pur-iu   71  
16 intestines pʷes ne-ku   74  
17 liver puri-ara   1, 34  
18 breast məra-yu-ku   47  
19 shoulder koᵑgia-ku      
20 to know, be knowledgeable -ptuᵑgəleia      
21 to think -səⁿdaimi(ena)   13, 51  
22 to fear -mrawu   1  
23 blood kuru-sa   45  
24 head par-ku   9  
25 neck koᵑgia-ku   77  
26 hair word info βili-ku   31  
27 nose kunu-ku   1, 58  
28 to breathe -luweᵑgo   75  
29 to sniff, smell -loponea   76  
30 mouth ŋo-ku   80  
31 tooth mere-lua-ku   1, 35, 43  
32 tongue pur-mene-ku   7, 43  
33 to laugh -βtali   84  
34 to cry -taŋi   1  
35 to vomit -lilua   8  
36 to spit -lasere   104  
37 to eat -kənana   1  
39 to cook word info mano   21  
40 to drink -munia   1, 73  
41 to bite -karia   1, 55  
43 ear kiliŋa-ku   1, 41  
44 to hear -loŋea   1  
45 eye kunu-məra-ku   1  
46 to see -tuia   86  
48 to sleep -mon-malio   19  
49 to lie down word info -mono   15  
51 to sit -tano   121  
52 to stand -tmalu   25  
54 man/male yirumʷene   1, 14  
55 woman/female təra   80  
56 child ka-nar-ku   5, 53  
57 husband ko-ku   62  
59 mother kawia   49  
61 house yuma   1  
63 name kiatᵑgi   1, 38  
64 to say -βisi   47  
65 rope kilika   5  
66 to tie up, fasten -βikaria   85  
67 to sew word info -tuluia   60  
71 to stab, pierce -tluia   14  
72 to hit word info -waia   86  
74 to kill -wa-pənuia   66, 1  
75 to die, be dead -mære   1  
76 to live, be alive -mali   1, 76  
77 to scratch word info -kəparia   73  
78 to cut, hack word info -taia   1  
79 stick/wood laleki   1, 25  
80 to split word info -tapaea   4, 6  
81 sharp mali   14, 79, 81  
83 to work word info imaiyena   1, 89  
88 to squeeze word info -wenia   87  
89 to hold word info -karia   3  
90 to dig -kilia   1  
94 to throw word info -koβeia   85  
95 to fall word info -leru   7  
96 dog kuli   7 L
97 bird menu   1  
98 egg maᵐbuluto   1, 70  
99 feather lut-nemenu      
100 wing kupena   2, 62  
101 to fly -ka   14  
102 rat kawe   3  
103 meat/flesh kun-ᵐbui   15, 81, 82  
104 fat/grease kulu-mra   72  
105 tail siᵑgiana   61  
106 snake kia-mara   12  
108 louse word info kuru   1  
109 mosquito namu   1  
111 fish yika   1  
112 rotten word info menunu   51  
114 leaf limatia   46  
116 flower βinatia   56  
117 fruit məratia   36  
118 grass lumʷeni   31  
119 earth/soil poro-tano   1, 67  
120 stone kəla-βeru   1, 40  
121 sand mʷeŋa      
122 water word info wi   2  
123 to flow -mie   59  
124 sea si   1  
127 woods/forest yemaruwa   79  
128 sky pinemema   29?  
129 moon kupærio   6, 29  
130 star βeruwe   70  
131 cloud word info pini   1  
132 fog pur-mau   3, 32  
133 rain yuwa   1  
134 thunder ᵐbolulu   83  
135 lightning ye-pəle   26, 70, 71  
136 wind laŋa   1, 77  
137 to blow word info -yuia   62  
138 warm word info sesenu   89?  
139 cold word info mænini   1, 99  
140 dry word info me-mæ   11  
141 wet meⁿdu   35, 89  
142 heavy yami   72  
143 fire kapi   19  
144 to burn word info -təkapia   84  
145 smoke word info kap miu   2, 76  
146 ash pulu-yeβi   78  
147 black malako   41  
148 white meyuwe   98  
149 red pœwæŋa   91  
150 yellow me-leleru   76  
151 green memæ   8, 71  
152 small kirᵑgasi      
153 big keβiu   106  
155 long word info pieβi   16  
156 thin word info meniniwi   1  
157 thick word info mererelu   3  
160 painful, sick   1  
162 old word info wuru-mærua   1  
163 new wuru-βi   10, 59  
164 good ᵐbo   108  
165 bad, evil piowa   101  
167 night poŋiana   1  
168 day ᵐboŋo   16  
169 year yuwi   29, 65  
170 when? word info niŋe   1, 43  
181 where? word info ᵐbe   3, 59  
182 I kinu   1, 21, 22  
183 thou ᵑgo   1, 17  
184 he/she naŋa   1, 6  
188 what? word info yane   1  
189 who? word info kane   64  
196 to count -uluia   81  
197 One word info taŋa   14, 78  
198 Two word info lua   1  
199 Three word info telu   1  
200 Four word info βeri   1, 65  
201 Five word info limæ   1  
202 Six word info wara   24  
203 Seven word info o-lua   2  
204 Eight word info o-relu   7  
205 Nine word info o-βœri   20  
206 Ten word info lualimæ   4  
60 father kata Address term 19  
166 correct, true ᵐbo good X  
115 root mʷatia Loan word from Burupika?   L?
5 to walk -yeli Loan word from Mate/ Filakara/ Nul? 10, 63  
186 you ᵑgamiu pl. 1, 13  
185 we word info komemi pl. excl. E42  
185 we word info ᵑgit pl. incl. I  
187 they nalne they 1, 58, 33  

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