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Language: Morouas

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:West Santo 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
1 hand βarunon-lima-   1  
2 left marau-   2  
3 right aⁿdʳeⁿdʳi-   53  
4 leg/foot maⁿdri-   34  
5 to walk βanβan   2  
6 road/path sala   1  
7 to come sumai   1  
8 to turn word info poria   28  
9 to swim lolosi   8  
10 dirty      
11 dust asu-   41  
12 skin uri-   1, 80  
13 back word info aⁿdʳu-   82  
14 belly pane-   76  
15 bone βakari-   27  
16 intestines tine-   1  
17 liver mape-   7  
18 breast susu-   1  
19 shoulder pili-   38  
20 to know, be knowledgeable taβisaia   45  
21 to think ⁿdʳoⁿdʳomia   13  
22 to fear matatau   1  
23 blood ⁿdʳae   1  
24 head patu-   9  
25 neck ⁿdʳalo-   42  
26 hair word info βulu-   31  
27 nose nasu-   1, 57  
28 to breathe noru   74  
29 to sniff, smell roŋ ᵐbonai-   42, 62  
30 mouth tˢino-   55, 73  
31 tooth uⁿdʳu-   18  
32 tongue meme-   7, 41  
33 to laugh mana   51  
34 to cry tan   1  
35 to vomit lua   8  
36 to spit nunus   14, 94  
37 to eat aniani   1  
38 to chew word info      
39 to cook word info noa   21, 51  
40 to drink tˢimi   52  
41 to bite atia   1, 55  
42 to suck umia   51, 54  
43 ear poro-   16  
44 to hear ronea   1, 59  
45 eye mata-   1  
46 to see itea   1  
47 to yawn      
48 to sleep tˢuruβu   32  
49 to lie down word info βokore   74  
50 to dream      
51 to sit sakele   118, 96  
52 to stand turi   2, 69  
53 person/human being βau   61  
54 man/male tamlus   83  
55 woman/female pita   77  
56 child natu-   5  
57 husband tamlus      
58 wife pita   58  
59 mother tupu-   60  
60 father tama-   1  
61 house ima   1  
62 thatch/roof      
63 name itˢa-   66  
64 to say βerea   30  
65 rope asiai   58  
66 to tie up, fasten reβea      
67 to sew word info      
68 needle      
69 to hunt word info      
70 to shoot word info      
71 to stab, pierce      
72 to hit word info βotˢea   86  
73 to steal      
74 to kill βilitoia   67  
75 to die, be dead mate   1  
76 to live, be alive ⁿdʳui      
77 to scratch word info karumia   59  
78 to cut, hack word info tˢiβia   40  
79 stick/wood matˢa   24  
80 to split word info tˢonea      
81 sharp ati   14, 84  
82 dull, blunt      
83 to work word info βoko   85  
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 totonia   35  
90 to dig elia   1  
91 to buy      
92 to open, uncover      
93 to pound, beat word info      
94 to throw word info pulaia   86  
95 to fall word info tˢoβi   13  
96 dog firiu   7, 75, 77, 80  
97 bird matˢi   24  
98 egg esile-   56  
99 feather      
100 wing aβaβa-   1, 39  
101 to fly ale   31  
102 rat ariβi   18  
103 meat/flesh βisio-   10  
104 fat/grease uro-   44  
105 tail fiⁿdʳi-   30  
106 snake mata   12  
107 worm (earthworm)      
108 louse word info wutu   1  
109 mosquito mui   1, 80  
110 spider      
111 fish matˢi   53  
112 rotten word info ⁿdʳana   97  
113 branch word info      
114 leaf rau-   1  
115 root ara-   2?  
116 flower βuso-   53  
117 fruit nama-   34  
118 grass βalisi   1  
119 earth/soil lepa   11, 73  
120 stone patu   1  
121 sand βaliβliβ   78  
122 water word info ai   2  
123 to flow roro   32  
124 sea tasi   1  
125 salt      
126 lake nopu      
127 woods/forest motβuai   86  
128 sky βuriaetˢaetˢa      
129 moon apatia   6  
130 star fitu   1  
131 cloud word info aⁿdʳua   18  
132 fog aⁿdʳaβu   3  
133 rain usa   1  
134 thunder pirin   80  
135 lightning maemae   75  
136 wind lan   1, 77  
137 to blow word info sisia   60  
138 warm word info      
139 cold word info aⁿdʳira   125  
140 dry word info koru   29  
141 wet aⁿdʳira   35, 47, 86  
142 heavy puena   73, 74  
143 fire apu   19  
144 to burn word info sulia   4  
145 smoke word info asun-apu   2  
146 ash aβunapu   1, 59  
147 black meto   1  
148 white βoku   13, 92  
149 red ⁿdʳae   88  
150 yellow matˢina   71  
151 green etˢa   8  
152 small βaliaβi   105?  
153 big βunama   105  
154 short word info      
155 long word info paraβu   16, 85  
156 thin word info      
157 thick word info      
158 narrow      
159 wide      
160 painful, sick tˢalo   35  
161 shy, ashamed      
162 old word info korukoru   9, 114  
163 new parparona   1, 47  
164 good ⁿdʳui   116  
165 bad, evil sate   1  
166 correct, true tˢaroa      
167 night poni   1  
168 day ran   6  
169 year taone   1  
170 when? word info nasaβaran   56, 57  
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      
181 where? word info saβantˢara   3, 35, 79, 81  
182 I nau   1, 21, 22  
183 thou nio   1, 18  
184 he/she nia   1, 6  
185 we word info niⁿdʳa pl. incl. I45, I46  
186 you kamim pl. 1, 13, 33  
187 they nira they 1, 33  
188 what? word info saβa   1  
189 who? word info ita   62  
190 other tˢaroe   61  
191 all      
192 and      
193 if      
194 how? word info      
195 no, not      
196 to count eβia   70  
197 One word info matˢe   1  
198 Two word info rua   1  
199 Three word info tolu   1  
200 Four word info βat   1, 65  
201 Five word info lima   1  
202 Six word info lima-raβe   35  
203 Seven word info lima-raβu-rua   13  
204 Eight word info lima-raβu-tolu   5, 7  
205 Nine word info lima-ra-pati   20  
206 Ten word info sanaβulu   5  
207 Twenty word info      
208 Fifty word info      
209 One Hundred word info      
210 One Thousand word info      

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