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

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