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Source/Author:  Blust, from Tryon unpublished word list 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

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