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Language: Peterara (Maewo)

Source/Author:  Blust, from Tryon unpublished word list 
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Data Entry:  Typed By: Debasish Roy  Checked By: Simon Greenhill 
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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 lima-   1  
2 left xalawa-   14  
3 right mataua-   5, 37  
4 leg/foot raŋo-   17  
5 to walk xao   62  
6 road/path sala   1  
7 to come xuma   1  
8 to turn word info ndiɣerisi   115  
9 to swim xaxaru   5  
10 dirty maeto   2  
11 dust ndixefu   1?  
12 skin finu-   28  
13 back word info taxu-   12  
14 belly taŋgwaŋi-   13  
15 bone suri-   52  
16 intestines tinae-   1  
17 liver fara-   17  
18 breast susu-   1  
19 shoulder tiŋgwa- *bw > gw? 40, 65?  
20 to know, be knowledgeable roŋonduni   19, 91  
21 to think ndondo   13  
22 to fear mataxuti   1  
23 blood ndae-   1  
24 head ŋgwatu-   9  
25 neck xaua-   18, 104  
26 hair word info ulu-   31  
27 nose lisu-   1, 41  
28 to breathe mambusi   14  
29 to sniff, smell mbuna   42  
30 mouth fin|xusu-      
31 tooth liwo-   1, 35  
32 tongue luame-   7, 17  
33 to laugh ma-na   51  
34 to cry ŋara   5  
35 to vomit lulue   8  
36 to spit xura   35  
37 to eat xani   1  
38 to chew word info      
39 to cook word info      
40 to drink unu   1, 50  
41 to bite ndere   59  
42 to suck unu   49, 53  
43 ear ŋgmoro-   16  
44 to hear roŋo   1  
45 eye mata-   1  
46 to see saŋgwe      
47 to yawn      
48 to sleep maturu   1  
49 to lie down word info eno   1  
50 to dream      
51 to sit taxwara   99  
52 to stand tulu   2, 69  
53 person/human being ta-tu   4, 34  
54 man/male tatoata   84, 14  
55 woman/female fafine   1, 106  
56 child natu-   5  
57 husband tumbu-   71  
58 wife ŋgauliŋgu      
59 mother rerefe   58  
60 father tama-   1  
61 house fale   14 L?
62 thatch/roof      
63 name sasa-   1, 34  
64 to say feve   13, 103  
65 rope xawe   25  
66 to tie up, fasten liɣo   1, 39  
67 to sew word info tuxuru   13  
68 needle      
69 to hunt word info saro   30  
70 to shoot word info vene   1  
71 to stab, pierce xoso < M? 83  
72 to hit word info rambati      
73 to steal      
74 to kill wasi   12  
75 to die, be dead mate   1  
76 to live, be alive ŋwaso   37  
77 to scratch word info taŋgari   12, 28  
78 to cut, hack word info tai   1  
78 to cut, hack word info teve   40  
79 stick/wood xai   1  
80 to split word info ndara   62  
81 sharp mataxani   14  
82 dull, blunt      
83 to work word info rombana   47?  
84 to plant      
85 to choose      
86 to grow word info      
87 to swell word info rixa   23  
88 to squeeze word info fifiri   16  
89 to hold word info tori   35  
90 to dig xili   1  
91 to buy      
92 to open, uncover      
93 to pound, beat word info      
94 to throw word info xwosaxi   92?  
95 to fall word info soe   39?  
96 dog hwiriu   7, 75, 77, 80  
97 bird manu   1  
98 egg tol toa   1  
99 feather ulu-na   1  
100 wing mbani-na   2  
101 to fly xaxa   14  
102 rat xarifi   18  
103 meat/flesh fasixo-na   10  
104 fat/grease rixas   80  
105 tail xolo-na   24  
106 snake ŋwaxata   12, 64  
107 worm (earthworm)      
108 louse word info ŋwandi   30  
109 mosquito namu   1  
110 spider taxaxa   8, 78  
111 fish masi   53  
112 rotten word info ndaru   19  
113 branch word info      
114 leaf ndahwai   48  
115 root xori <M 2, 41  
116 flower matas   34?  
117 fruit wei   1, 26  
118 grass mbalisi   1, 81  
119 earth/soil tano   1  
120 stone fatu   1  
121 sand one   1  
122 water word info mbei   28  
123 to flow      
124 sea tasi   1  
125 salt tasi   20  
126 lake      
127 woods/forest utaxwono   7  
128 sky tae laŋi prob. misunderstanding for 131 1, 61  
129 moon xula   1  
130 star fitiu   1  
131 cloud word info tae laŋi   36  
132 fog fififi   11  
133 rain wusa   1  
134 thunder manfara   15, 37  
135 lightning xwaŋa   12  
136 wind laŋi   1, 77  
137 to blow word info ufi   4  
138 warm word info tutunu probably a verb 12  
139 cold word info mandiŋi   1  
140 dry word info mamasa   11  
141 wet saŋwale   43  
142 heavy ndemu      
143 fire afi   1  
144 to burn word info sulu   4  
145 smoke word info asu   2  
146 ash taniaxu   1, 26  
147 black maeto   1  
148 white oxwoxwo   13  
149 red memea   1  
150 yellow aŋoxa   9  
151 green malxesaxa   8, 43  
152 small riŋgriŋgi   66  
153 big maŋasi   114  
154 short word info ŋwandiŋwandi      
155 long word info mbambarau   16  
156 thin word info manifnifi   1  
157 thick word info mamatoluxa   3  
158 narrow      
159 wide      
160 painful, sick seŋwa   111  
161 shy, ashamed      
162 old word info ŋoixa   133  
163 new araŋgwa   9?  
164 good hwia   1  
165 bad, evil sati   1  
166 correct, true hwia      
167 night ŋgwoŋi   1  
168 day rani   6  
169 year ndamu   30  
170 when? word info taŋgasa   1, 47  
171 to hide word info      
172 to climb word info      
173 at      
174 in, inside lolo   1  
175 above      
176 below      
177 this ela   62  
178 that ndaɣalia      
179 near fifirtaxi   42?  
180 far soai   1?  
181 where? word info mbeɣe   3?  
182 I n|au   1, 21, 22  
183 thou n|iŋgo   1, 17, 18  
184 he/she ia   1  
185 we word info xinda   1  
185 we word info ŋgomai   2  
186 you ŋgamu   1  
187 they ira   1, 70  
188 what? word info asa   1, 33  
189 who? word info ise   1  
190 other      
191 all xunuɣi      
192 and ti   30  
193 if ato   79  
194 how? word info ndasia      
195 no, not xwatea      
196 to count falu   13?  
197 One word info tea   14  
198 Two word info rua   1  
199 Three word info tolu   1  
200 Four word info fati   1, 65  
201 Five word info tafalima   1, 12?  
202 Six word info      
203 Seven word info      
204 Eight word info      
205 Nine word info      
206 Ten word info      
207 Twenty word info      
208 Fifty word info      
209 One Hundred word info      
210 One Thousand word info      

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