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Language: Lamenu

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:Epi:Lamenu-Baki:Lamenu-Lewo 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
1 hand luma-u   1  
2 left mʷel   1, 59  
3 right mæruwa   5, 37  
4 leg/foot la-u   30  
5 to walk -iel Loan word from Mate/ Filakara/ Nul? 10, 63 L?
6 road/path mærapæ   41  
7 to come -βirim   25  
8 to turn word info -βilo   4?  
9 to swim -le   8  
10 dirty nemnem   65  
11 dust sibuli-yeβi   83  
12 skin kulieβeu   1, 71  
13 back word info mʷaⁿdu-u   35  
14 belly mapo-u   74  
15 bone pur-iu   71  
16 intestines sine-u   1  
17 liver puri-ara   1, 34  
18 breast yu·   47  
19 shoulder      
20 to know, be knowledgeable -kilia   18  
21 to think -siⁿdom   13, 51  
22 to fear -merou   1  
23 blood sa-u   54  
24 head par-u   9  
25 neck kumisinwau      
26 hair word info βil-u   31  
27 nose kunu-u   1, 58  
28 to breathe -βure marealua      
29 to sniff, smell -lopuna   76  
30 mouth ŋo-u   80  
31 tooth mara-luwo-u   1, 35, 43  
32 tongue mina-u   7, 40  
33 to laugh -βisale   84  
34 to cry -loka      
35 to vomit -lulua   8  
36 to spit -siβlero      
37 to eat -ka   1  
38 to chew word info      
39 to cook word info mena   21  
40 to drink -məna   1, 49  
41 to bite -kar   1, 55  
42 to suck -mun   11, 52  
43 ear kiliŋa-u   1, 41  
44 to hear -loŋe   1  
45 eye kina-mara-u   1  
46 to see -βisu   86  
47 to yawn      
48 to sleep -mʷono   19  
49 to lie down word info      
50 to dream      
51 to sit -susano   1?  
52 to stand -smʷal   25  
53 person/human being yer   57  
54 man/male yarumʷene   1, 14  
55 woman/female sira   79  
56 child o-nar-u   5  
57 husband o-u   2, 59  
58 wife o-u   1, 57  
59 mother awia   49  
60 father arma-na   1, 30  
61 house iuma   1  
62 thatch/roof      
63 name sa·ki   1, 39  
64 to say -βere   30  
65 rope kilka   5  
66 to tie up, fasten -sirano      
67 to sew word info -sulu   60  
68 needle      
69 to hunt word info -βa laman   60  
70 to shoot word info      
71 to stab, pierce -iel   14  
72 to hit word info -we   93  
73 to steal      
74 to kill -we mære   66, 2  
75 to die, be dead -mære   1  
76 to live, be alive -mal   1, 76  
77 to scratch word info -kopʷar   73  
78 to cut, hack word info -se      
79 stick/wood lak   1, 25, 26  
80 to split word info -sepa      
81 sharp ma·l   14, 81  
82 dull, blunt      
83 to work word info yuma   1  
84 to plant      
85 to choose      
86 to grow word info      
87 to swell word info      
88 to squeeze word info -war      
89 to hold word info -wara   3  
90 to dig -kil   1  
91 to buy      
92 to open, uncover      
93 to pound, beat word info      
94 to throw word info -kuwano   85  
95 to fall word info -loru   7  
96 dog kuli   7 L
97 bird mænu   1  
98 egg kuⁿdutoa   1, 66, 70  
99 feather βilu-na   1  
100 wing kupena   2, 62  
101 to fly -ka   14  
102 rat kawe   3  
103 meat/flesh kunu-pui   15, 81, 82  
104 fat/grease kulu-mra   72  
104 fat/grease mlæpæ   15  
105 tail ekuli   39?  
106 snake mara   12  
107 worm (earthworm)      
108 louse word info kur   1  
109 mosquito nam   1  
110 spider      
111 fish ika   1  
112 rotten word info menun   51  
113 branch word info      
114 leaf lumak   46  
115 root pilŋas   45, 47  
115 root pialak   45, 46  
116 flower βinapa   56  
117 fruit mæræ-lak   36  
118 grass βilumʷene   31  
119 earth/soil koⁿdo-sano   1, 69  
120 stone kla-βœr   1, 40  
121 sand len-on   1  
122 water word info wi   2  
123 to flow -kiri   60  
124 sea si   1  
125 salt si      
126 lake      
127 woods/forest lokona   96  
128 sky siⁿdopan      
129 moon kuβario   6, 29  
130 star βerəwe   70  
131 cloud word info melo   34  
132 fog      
133 rain yuwa usa > uwa--> yuwa (y is a prothesis) 1  
134 thunder pulul   83  
135 lightning ye-βla   26, 72  
136 wind laŋ   1, 77  
137 to blow word info -iu   62  
138 warm word info pisusun   89  
139 cold word info mænin   1, 99  
140 dry word info tua      
141 wet meⁿdu   35, 89  
142 heavy wurum   78  
143 fire kap   19  
144 to burn word info -skap   84  
145 smoke word info yuᵐbui   73  
146 ash mæræs-nokap      
147 black mælilo   41?  
148 white miuwe   98  
149 red piaŋa   91  
150 yellow peroro      
151 green memaina   8, 71  
152 small tekak   104?  
153 big keβiu   106  
154 short word info      
155 long word info uru-piæβ   16, 85  
156 thin word info mininiβ   1  
157 thick word info merorol   3  
158 narrow kapkap      
159 wide      
160 painful, sick ma·   1  
161 shy, ashamed      
162 old word info wur-mærwa   1  
163 new wuru-βiu   10, 59  
164 good po   108, 109  
165 bad, evil puaŋa      
166 correct, true po good X  
167 night lemeloŋ   65  
168 day leŋiena   49  
169 year kas   66  
170 when? word info βelŋi      
171 to hide word info      
172 to climb word info      
173 at      
174 in, inside louma   18  
175 above      
176 below      
177 this nana   1  
178 that nenaren      
179 near laβis      
180 far koβen      
181 where? word info pe   3, 59  
182 I onu   1, 21, 22  
183 thou ko   1, 17  
184 he/she naŋa   1, 6  
185 we word info isa pl. incl. I  
185 we word info omemi pl. excl. EE  
185 we word info isa lua dl. incl.    
185 we word info omemlua dl. excl.    
186 you amiu pl. 1, 13  
186 you amiu lua dl. x  
187 they lala they 1, 48  
187 they lala lua they (dual) x  
188 what? word info   1, 33  
189 who? word info ai   1  
190 other sana      
191 all isa      
192 and      
193 if βere   17  
194 how? word info seβe   58  
195 no, not mare   32  
196 to count -βulu   1, 80  
197 One word info sa   1  
198 Two word info lua   1  
199 Three word info telu   1  
200 Four word info βeri   1, 65  
201 Five word info limæ   1  
202 Six word info ara   24  
203 Seven word info o-loa   2  
204 Eight word info o-rol   7  
205 Nine word info o-βœr   20  
206 Ten word info lualimæ   4  
207 Twenty word info      
208 Fifty word info      
209 One Hundred word info      
210 One Thousand word info      

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