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Language: Letemboi

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:Malekula Interior:Small Nambas 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
1 hand na-βara-ŋ   16  
2 left moir   1, 59  
3 right te-tβoi   57  
4 leg/foot na-la-ŋ   37  
5 to walk -uolaŋ   60  
6 road/path nə-sel   1  
7 to come -βoβul   25  
8 to turn word info -uanri   34, 106?  
9 to swim -salsal   58  
10 dirty i-ranuŋ   101  
11 dust masuan   46  
12 skin na-ulul   81  
13 back word info na-taga-ŋ   12  
14 belly na-βta-ŋ   5  
15 bone na-βuiɣai   72  
16 intestines      
17 liver      
18 breast      
19 shoulder eteⁿbana   58  
20 to know, be knowledgeable -nrankələ   19, 89  
21 to think -dʳamdʳam   13  
22 to fear -metak   1  
23 blood na-dʳai   1  
24 head bat   9  
25 neck nai-nədelea-   42  
26 hair word info na-βəle   31  
27 nose ngarsənk   1, 50  
28 to breathe -saosaonaŋ      
29 to sniff, smell -uaraŋnamosni      
30 mouth nə-bana-ŋ   83  
31 tooth ne-lβok   1, 35  
32 tongue melua   7, 42  
33 to laugh -βisəngal   84, 49  
34 to cry -uaret   61  
35 to vomit -loaloa   8  
36 to spit -uomamsər   42  
37 to eat -taotao   45  
38 to chew word info      
39 to cook word info i-məs   19, 81  
40 to drink -uamun   1, 49  
41 to bite -kas   1, 60  
42 to suck      
43 ear ne-ngingə   1, 41  
44 to hear -βaβraŋ   1?  
45 eye na-mete   1  
46 to see -lis   14, 94  
47 to yawn      
48 to sleep -man   19  
49 to lie down word info -βursəgi      
50 to dream      
51 to sit -soᵐbsoᵐb   40  
52 to stand -totuar   2, 63  
53 person/human being namogot   83  
54 man/male na-mgut   94  
55 woman/female na-təβat   24  
56 child nati   5  
57 husband ila-k      
58 wife saoi   1  
59 mother kade   17  
60 father tata Address term 19  
61 house na-yima   1  
62 thatch/roof      
63 name      
64 to say -uosəre   113  
65 rope nə-tal   1  
66 to tie up, fasten -uotauo      
67 to sew word info -sərsərək   15  
68 needle      
69 to hunt word info -gararə   59  
70 to shoot word info      
71 to stab, pierce      
72 to hit word info      
73 to steal      
74 to kill -raβis   74  
75 to die, be dead -mas   1  
76 to live, be alive -maur   1, 76  
77 to scratch word info -gargar   12  
78 to cut, hack word info -uotak   1  
79 stick/wood na-uirə      
80 to split word info      
81 sharp i-maŋalŋal   14, 79, 81  
82 dull, blunt      
83 to work word info ilrak   46  
84 to plant      
85 to choose      
86 to grow word info      
87 to swell word info      
88 to squeeze word info      
89 to hold word info -uoluolbaβbaβ      
90 to dig -uogəl   1?  
91 to buy      
92 to open, uncover      
93 to pound, beat word info      
94 to throw word info -tetβuok   84  
95 to fall word info -mur   57  
96 dog na-bəlaiβri   7, 75, 81  
97 bird nə-man   1  
98 egg natamot   1  
99 feather na-βləβlə   1  
100 wing βlaŋao   38, 69, 70  
101 to fly -məra   27  
102 rat n-asua   3  
103 meat/flesh na-βsa   10  
104 fat/grease lebeⁿdʳao   78  
105 tail na-bəsə   30  
106 snake nə-mat   12  
107 worm (earthworm)      
108 louse word info      
109 mosquito dogas   38  
110 spider      
111 fish na-iga   1  
112 rotten word info borbor   30  
113 branch word info      
114 leaf na-rao   1  
115 root na-uaramonai   2  
116 flower      
117 fruit na-βuan nai   1, 26  
118 grass monai   31  
119 earth/soil nə-ten   1  
120 stone nə-βat   1  
121 sand mosreiβat      
122 water word info ne-ieᵐp   50  
123 to flow      
124 sea nə-tas   1  
125 salt nboləgas      
126 lake      
127 woods/forest n-ai      
128 sky nə-map cloud 63  
129 moon basi   6  
130 star na-βənβət   1, 71  
131 cloud word info na-map   32  
132 fog na-tabao   67  
133 rain na-usə   1  
134 thunder na-dua      
135 lightning barbar      
136 wind məlasə   78  
137 to blow word info -uβ   4  
138 warm word info nautəitetan   12?  
139 cold word info melasa   51  
140 dry word info te-reməs   11  
141 wet i-laᵐb   85  
142 heavy i-naᵐb   71  
143 fire na-ɣaᵐb   19  
144 to burn word info -ɣaŋ   40  
145 smoke word info nə-dengə   26  
146 ash masuan   77  
147 black metəmetə   1  
148 white maβisβis   1  
149 red memiele   1, 55  
150 yellow yaŋyaŋ   9  
151 green      
152 small lailai   66, 82  
153 big balien      
154 short word info      
155 long word info barap   16, 85  
156 thin word info      
157 thick word info i-tamasarten      
158 narrow i-saᵐbraβai bad    
159 wide      
160 painful, sick gəlet   94  
161 shy, ashamed      
162 old word info i-βolβolasəngə      
163 new marmar   49  
164 good i-βoi   108  
165 bad, evil i-saᵐb   41  
166 correct, true i-βoi good    
167 night leβgot   42  
168 day laragien   49  
169 year nə-dam   30  
170 when? word info naisə   1  
171 to hide word info      
172 to climb word info      
173 at      
174 in, inside βanua   49  
175 above      
176 below      
177 this      
178 that tia   45  
179 near saŋəsaŋə   90  
180 far utllək   64  
181 where? word info euse   34  
182 I nəgənə   1, 21, 22  
183 thou nəgo   1, 17, 18  
184 he/she iai   1  
185 we word info ⁿdal pl. incl. I  
186 you ⁿdl pl. 1, 32  
187 they nal they 1, 33?  
188 what? word info uani same as who 1  
189 who? word info uani   40  
190 other notiegl   53  
191 all useβ      
192 and      
193 if isekao      
194 how? word info ekoβa   69  
195 no, not isegan   10  
196 to count -uobəloŋə   1  
197 One word info isua   5  
198 Two word info i-rua   1  
199 Three word info i-təl   1  
200 Four word info i-βas   1, 65  
201 Five word info i-lmə   1  
202 Six word info leβ-sua   33  
203 Seven word info leβ-rua   13  
204 Eight word info lau-tl   5, 7  
205 Nine word info la-βas   20  
206 Ten word info laŋaβəl   5, 8  
207 Twenty word info      
208 Fifty word info      
209 One Hundred word info      
210 One Thousand word info      

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