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

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