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Language: Vurës (Vetumboso)

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:
1 hand ᵐbeni-k   14  
2 left ɣala   14  
3 right moto   5, 37  
4 leg/foot na-ⁿdiri-k   34  
5 to walk βan   2  
6 road/path ɣer-sal   1  
7 to come βan me   23, 1  
8 to turn word info talris   46  
9 to swim awœr   25  
10 dirty oᵏpʷolo   67  
11 dust tan βoβo   1, 50  
12 skin βiⁿdi-k   28  
13 back word info külœ-k   10  
14 belly tekʷœ-k   36  
15 bone siri-k   52  
16 intestines      
17 liver βere   17  
18 breast süsü-k   1  
19 shoulder kʷetü-ᵐbeni-k   65, 36  
20 to know, be knowledgeable ɣilal   18  
21 to think roŋteɣ means "hear, listen" (not "think") 63  
22 to fear ᵏpʷeneɣ   32  
23 blood ⁿdœrœ-k   1  
24 head kʷœtü-k   9  
25 neck ᵐbimbie-k      
26 hair word info βülü-k   31  
27 nose meⁿdü-k   14  
28 to breathe memsiɣ   14  
29 to sniff, smell ᵐbünœ   42  
30 mouth ŋœrœ-k   7  
31 tooth liwœ-k   1, 35  
32 tongue ɣarme-k   7, 14  
33 to laugh ᵐbor   95  
34 to cry teŋ   1  
35 to vomit lo   8  
36 to spit ɣarəmʷis < *kaʀat 'bite' + *musi 14, 82, 97  
37 to eat ɣen   1  
38 to chew word info      
39 to cook word info o-monoɣ   21  
40 to drink süm   52  
41 to bite ɣar   1  
42 to suck ririp   59  
43 ear kʷœrœ-k   16  
44 to hear roŋdeɣ   1, 55  
45 eye metœ-k   1  
46 to see el   14  
47 to yawn      
48 to sleep muβut   15  
49 to lie down word info on sür   1, 71  
50 to dream      
51 to sit siau sür   72, 97  
52 to stand turak   2, 69  
53 person/human being otaŋsar   4, 52  
54 man/male atmʷen   1, 14  
55 woman/female rekʷe   78  
56 child netü-k   5  
57 husband na-ɣineu-k   65  
58 wife na-ɣineu-k   51  
59 mother retnœ-k   1, 47  
60 father temœ-k   1  
61 house ɣeβœr   45  
62 thatch/roof      
63 name siœ-k   1, 34  
64 to say ᵏpʷap      
65 rope ɣa   25  
66 to tie up, fasten βiris   76  
67 to sew word info süsür   15, 59  
68 needle      
69 to hunt word info soksok   68  
70 to shoot word info      
71 to stab, pierce es   34  
72 to hit word info tüt   8  
73 to steal      
74 to kill βüs   26  
75 to die, be dead miat   1  
76 to live, be alive ɣes   24  
77 to scratch word info kœr   44  
78 to cut, hack word info tar   1  
79 stick/wood orinten-ɣe   1  
80 to split word info tar wor   1  
81 sharp ɣe-ɣeɣen   14  
82 dull, blunt      
83 to work word info      
84 to plant      
85 to choose      
86 to grow word info      
87 to swell word info      
88 to squeeze word info ɣeβir   16  
89 to hold word info ɣis   21  
90 to dig ɣil   1  
91 to buy      
92 to open, uncover      
93 to pound, beat word info      
94 to throw word info βiβir   30  
95 to fall word info mʷes   57  
96 dog tok English term only remembered. 73 L
97 bird men   1  
98 egg wese   69  
99 feather oβülü   1  
100 wing ɣaᵐbeü   7  
101 to fly ɣaβ   14  
102 rat ɣosow   3  
103 meat/flesh ᵐbiɣᵐbi   80  
104 fat/grease ɣetitim      
105 tail ɣœlœ   24  
106 snake mʷat   12  
107 worm (earthworm)      
108 louse word info wut   1  
109 mosquito nem   1  
110 spider      
111 fish mes   53  
112 rotten word info ɣœ-ⁿdœr   19  
113 branch word info      
114 leaf ⁿdeⁿdeü   1  
115 root oɣeɣeri   2, 41  
116 flower otawisi   34  
117 fruit owie   1, 26  
118 grass oβilis   1  
119 earth/soil      
120 stone βet   1  
121 sand on   1  
122 water word info ᵐbe   28  
123 to flow sial   38  
124 sea o-nau   42  
125 salt nau   30  
126 lake olaᵐbi      
127 woods/forest owœmʷœt   60  
128 sky o-maliɣ cloud? 1, 64  
129 moon wol   1  
130 star wa-mʷase   13  
131 cloud word info maleɣ   34  
132 fog      
133 rain wean   51  
134 thunder men   37  
135 lightning βel   26  
136 wind leŋ   1, 77  
137 to blow word info   5  
138 warm word info ɣœ-titœn   12?  
139 cold word info omamiɣin   101  
140 dry word info ɣo-mamas   11  
141 wet ɣüⁿdeu   35, 89, 91  
142 heavy o-map   46  
143 fire   1  
144 to burn word info sül   4  
145 smoke word info œs   2  
146 ash wowo   62  
147 black korkor   76  
148 white ɣakʷaɣ   11  
149 red mame   1  
150 yellow aŋaŋ   9  
151 green ototoroɣ   70  
152 small nœtü   121, 79  
153 big liwo   111  
154 short word info      
155 long word info ɣelβet      
156 thin word info ɣe-meβinβin   1, 50  
157 thick word info ɣe-metœltœl   3  
158 narrow ɣe-kiliɣliɣ      
159 wide      
160 painful, sick o-los   32?  
161 shy, ashamed      
162 old word info omʷesi   1, 118  
163 new ɣa-ɣarap   9  
164 good we   1  
165 bad, evil tise   1, 99  
166 correct, true ɣe-tenini straight    
167 night o-ᵏpʷœŋ   1  
168 day o-ᵏpʷœŋ   16  
169 year o-to   1  
170 when? word info ŋais   1, 24  
171 to hide word info      
172 to climb word info      
173 at      
174 in, inside lœlœlœ   1  
175 above      
176 below      
177 this iᵑgi   53  
178 that ine   1?  
179 near ripteɣ   101  
180 far aᵏpʷit   85  
181 where? word info aβe   3, 35  
182 I ino   1, 21, 22  
183 thou inek   1, 17, 18  
184 he/she ini   1, 6  
185 we word info neⁿdœl pl. incl.    
185 we word info kemek-ⁿdœl pl. excl. E  
185 we word info iⁿdœrok dl. incl.    
185 we word info ikomorok dl. excl.    
186 you ikemi pl. 1, 13  
186 you ikomoroŋ dl. x  
187 they iner they 1, 33  
187 they iroro they (dual) x  
188 what? word info oso      
189 who? word info ise   1  
190 other i-tuar   61  
191 all ⁿdœl   15  
192 and wo   56  
193 if si   76  
194 how? word info meak aβe   58, 82, 83  
195 no, not      
196 to count liw   81  
197 One word info ni-tiwial   9  
198 Two word info ni-ro   1  
199 Three word info ni-tœl   1  
200 Four word info ni-βet   1, 65  
201 Five word info niteβe-lim   1  
202 Six word info nileβe-te   20  
203 Seven word info niloβo-ro   13  
204 Eight word info nileβe-tœl   5, 7  
205 Nine word info nileβe-βet   20  
206 Ten word info ni-saŋʷœl   5  
207 Twenty word info      
208 Fifty word info      
209 One Hundred word info      
210 One Thousand word info      

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