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

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