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Language: Mota

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:East Vanuatu 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
38 to chew word info      
47 to yawn      
50 to dream      
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      
119 earth/soil      
154 short word info      
159 wide      
161 shy, ashamed      
171 to hide word info      
172 to climb word info      
173 at      
175 above      
176 below      
207 Twenty word info      
208 Fifty word info      
209 One Hundred word info      
210 One Thousand word info      
69 to hunt word info ɣanaɣana      
81 sharp tup      
104 fat/grease wetamurmur      
126 lake pei laβa      
138 warm word info ɣarasausau      
141 wet nima      
147 black silsiliɣa      
152 small mantaɣai      
155 long word info wetole      
166 correct, true taneniɣa straight    
177 this iake      
185 we word info inara dl. incl.    
185 we word info ikara dl. excl.    
193 if maniɣiu      
194 how? word info tamʷaβea      
196 to count βasoɣo      
16 intestines tinae-k   1  
18 breast susu-k   1  
23 blood nara-k   1  
45 eye mata-k   1  
48 to sleep matur   1  
58 wife rasoa-k   1  
60 father tama-k   1  
61 house imʷa   1  
71 to stab, pierce sis   1  
75 to die, be dead mate   1  
78 to cut, hack word info tara   1  
79 stick/wood tan-ɣae   1  
80 to split word info xarwora   1  
90 to dig ɣil   1  
97 bird manu   1  
98 egg toliu   1  
99 feather oul man   1  
108 louse word info wut   1  
109 mosquito nam   1  
111 fish iɣa   1  
114 leaf naui   1  
118 grass βalis   1  
120 stone βat   1  
121 sand one   1  
129 moon βula   1  
130 star βisiu   1  
139 cold word info mamarir   1  
143 fire   1  
149 red memea   1  
164 good wia   1  
167 night ᵏpʷoŋ   1  
169 year tau   1  
174 in, inside lolona   1  
178 that ilone   1  
188 what? word info saβa   1  
189 who? word info isei   1  
198 Two word info ni-rua   1  
199 Three word info ni-tol   1  
201 Five word info taβe-lima   1  
162 old word info mosiw   1, 118  
183 thou iniko   1, 17, 18  
117 fruit wai   1, 26  
187 they ineira they 1, 33  
63 name sasa-k   1, 34  
6 road/path mate-sala   1, 43  
40 to drink un   1, 50  
156 thin word info maβinβin   1, 50  
44 to hear roŋotaɣ   1, 55  
136 wind laŋ   1, 77  
165 bad, evil tatas *saʔa-ti --> *tisa 1, 99  
55 woman/female βaβine   1, 106  
186 you ikamiu pl. 1, 13  
182 I inau   1, 21, 22  
37 to eat ɣana   1, 32  
31 tooth liwo-k   1, 35  
55 woman/female taβine   1, 35  
66 to tie up, fasten liɣo   1, 39  
170 when? word info aŋaisa   1, 41  
184 he/she ineia   1, 6  
200 Four word info ni-βat   1, 65  
13 back word info kula-k   10  
103 meat/flesh βisoɣoi   10  
153 big laβa   10  
195 no, not taɣai   10  
179 near riβtax   101  
140 dry word info mamasa   11  
148 white aᵏpʷaɣa   11  
153 big liwoa   111  
51 to sit pute   116  
77 to scratch word info kar   12  
106 snake mʷata   12  
21 to think nonomia   13  
64 to say βaβa   13  
203 Seven word info laβea-rua   13  
1 hand pane-k   14  
2 left ɣalao-k   14  
27 nose manu-k   14  
28 to breathe mapsaɣ   14  
46 to see ilo   14  
101 to fly ɣaβa   14  
36 to spit anus   14, 84  
8 to turn word info xoleris   15  
67 to sew word info susur   15, 59  
191 all nol   15, 85  
43 ear ᵏpʷoro-k   16  
88 to squeeze word info ɣaβir   16  
168 day ᵏpʷoŋ   16  
4 leg/foot na-raŋo-k   17  
17 liver βara-k   17  
20 to know, be knowledgeable ɣilala   18  
112 rotten word info nar   19  
100 wing panei   2  
145 smoke word info as   2  
115 root ɣariw   2, 41  
57 husband rasoa-k   2, 64  
202 Six word info laβea-tea   20  
205 Nine word info laβea-βat   20  
59 mother raβeβe-k   20, 47  
39 to cook word info manoɣa   21  
7 to come βa ma   23, 1  
76 to live, be alive es   24  
105 tail ɣoloi   24  
42 to suck sis   25  
65 rope ɣae   25  
135 lightning βila   26  
158 narrow kokota   26  
74 to kill βus mate   26, 2  
12 skin βini-k   28  
122 water word info pei   28  
102 rat ɣasuwe   3  
157 thick word info matoltol   3  
132 fog maraβ   3, 32  
181 where? word info aβea   3, 35  
125 salt nawo   30  
192 and ta   30  
26 hair word info ulu-k   31  
5 to walk tatale   32  
180 far aras   32  
71 to stab, pierce as   34  
116 flower tawaɣasiw   34  
131 cloud word info maliɣo   34  
89 to hold word info taur   35  
14 belly toᵏpʷa-k   36  
19 shoulder ᵏpʷaŋa-pini-k   36, 66?  
134 thunder man   37  
123 to flow sale   38  
137 to blow word info uw   4  
53 person/human being tanun   4, 51  
29 to sniff, smell pun   42  
30 mouth βala-k   42  
124 sea nawo   42  
142 heavy maβa   46  
9 to swim ɣaru   5  
34 to cry ŋara   5  
56 child natu-k   5  
206 Ten word info saŋaβul   5  
3 right matua-k   5, 37  
204 Eight word info laβea-tol   5, 7  
160 painful, sick ɣopa   50, 102  
40 to drink ima   51  
133 rain wena   51  
15 bone suri-k   52  
52 to stand tira   54  
192 and wa   56  
22 to fear xoɣolo etym. "quiver" 57  
95 to fall word info mʷas   57  
41 to bite ŋit   58  
42 to suck ririβ   59  
127 woods/forest mʷot   60  
190 other tuara   61  
146 ash tarowo   62  
25 neck nene-k   63  
128 sky maea   63  
32 tongue ɣaramea-k   7, 14  
96 dog kurut   7, 76, 77  
151 green turuturuɣa   70  
54 man/male mʷereata   73, 14  
49 to lie down word info risa   75  
35 to vomit lulua   8  
72 to hit word info tut   8  
83 to work word info maumaui   81?  
33 to laugh mʷarae   87  
94 to throw word info saβrax   87  
10 dirty lepa   9  
24 head ᵏpʷatu-k   9  
144 to burn word info siŋ   9  
150 yellow aŋoaŋo   9  
163 new ɣaraᵏpʷa   9  
197 One word info tuwale   9  
11 dust tano malamala   ?, 45?  
185 we word info ikamam pl. excl. E42  
185 we word info inina pl. incl. I  
186 you ikamra dl. x  
187 they irara they (dual) x  

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