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Language: Mwerlap (Merlav)

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:
38 to chew word info      
47 to yawn      
50 to dream      
62 thatch/roof      
68 needle      
70 to shoot word info      
73 to steal      
78 to cut, hack word info      
82 dull, blunt      
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      
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      
69 to hunt word info ɣetiɣet      
79 stick/wood ritanki      
80 to split word info sakʷ      
116 flower miti tenke      
123 to flow sow      
126 lake ᵐbi      
151 green ⁿdosmat      
155 long word info ᵐbumrə      
157 thick word info tütum      
162 old word info tærœn      
166 correct, true tares      
185 we word info ⁿdoro dl. incl.    
185 we word info kamaro dl. excl.    
16 intestines tinae-k   1  
18 breast susu-k   1  
22 to fear matawut   1  
23 blood ⁿdara-k   1  
37 to eat ɣænɣæn   1  
44 to hear roroŋ   1  
45 eye mʷœto-k   1  
48 to sleep matur   1  
60 father tama-k   1  
61 house eaŋʷ   1  
75 to die, be dead mæt   1  
80 to split word info wara   1  
90 to dig ɣil   1  
97 bird man   1  
98 egg ɣutuli   1  
99 feather βolo-n   1  
108 louse word info wut   1  
109 mosquito nam   1  
111 fish   1  
114 leaf ⁿdoⁿdo   1  
118 grass wo-βlis   1  
119 earth/soil na-tan   1  
120 stone βat   1  
121 sand on   1  
129 moon βol   1  
130 star βiti   1  
139 cold word info marir 51? 1  
143 fire   1  
149 red meme   1  
164 good wiə   1  
165 bad, evil siset   1  
167 night kʷoŋ   1  
169 year   1  
174 in, inside le   1  
178 that ŋeŋea   1  
180 far suwe   1  
184 he/she kisian   1  
188 what? word info na-sa   1  
189 who? word info ise   1  
198 Two word info i-ro   1  
199 Three word info i-tol   1  
201 Five word info taβa-liam   1  
183 thou iniok   1, 17, 18  
117 fruit wie   1, 26  
63 name sasa-k   1, 34  
6 road/path met-sal   1, 43  
11 dust βoβo   1, 50  
156 thin word info meβinβin   1, 50  
41 to bite ɣæt   1, 55  
1 hand lima-k   1, 64  
187 they kiar they 1, 69  
136 wind laŋ   1, 77  
55 woman/female βaβen   1, 106  
186 you kami pl. 1, 13  
182 I ina   1, 21, 22  
31 tooth liwo-k   1, 35  
170 when? word info niŋias   1, 43  
27 nose ŋusu-k   1, 58  
200 Four word info i-βæt   1, 65  
49 to lie down word info an sou   1, 71  
153 big laβ   10  
195 no, not teɣe   10  
148 white wenwen   100  
179 near ɣamtu   104  
140 dry word info masmas   11  
64 to say sur   110  
64 to say mænæs   111  
160 painful, sick siaŋʷ   111  
106 snake ŋʷat   12  
135 lightning waŋ   12  
77 to scratch word info teker   12, 28  
21 to think ⁿduⁿdum   13  
95 to fall word info so   13  
203 Seven word info liβia-ro   13  
2 left ɣala   14  
28 to breathe mʷomsa   14  
71 to stab, pierce sor   14  
81 sharp ɣeɣen   14  
101 to fly ɣaβ   14  
141 wet ᵐbom   15  
191 all ⁿdœl   15  
67 to sew word info susur   15, 59  
43 ear kʷuru-k   16  
88 to squeeze word info βir   16  
168 day kʷoŋ   16  
4 leg/foot raŋo-k   17  
17 liver βara-k   17  
57 husband tememem   17  
20 to know, be knowledgeable βalɣer <*vare-kila (1st element of unknown origin) 18, 77  
112 rotten word info ⁿdar   19  
100 wing ᵐbani   2  
145 smoke word info os   2  
192 and nen   2, 40  
115 root ɣæri   2, 41  
52 to stand tur   2, 69  
59 mother i βeβ   20  
202 Six word info liβi-tiə   20  
205 Nine word info laβ-βæt   20  
39 to cook word info manoɣ   21  
134 thunder βiəl   23  
7 to come βan me   23, 1  
76 to live, be alive es   24  
105 tail ɣole   24  
42 to suck süs   25  
65 rope ɣa   25  
12 skin βuni-k   28  
122 water word info ᵐbe   28  
102 rat ɣasew   3  
132 fog mæræβ   3, 32  
181 where? word info aβea   3, 35  
125 salt nau   30  
26 hair word info βulu-k   31  
71 to stab, pierce es   34  
131 cloud word info maleɣ   34  
89 to hold word info tor   35  
14 belly takʷa-k   36  
19 shoulder pane-k   36  
36 to spit lot   37  
104 fat/grease ɣorak   39  
137 to blow word info   4  
53 person/human being tœⁿdun   4, 51  
25 neck ⁿdalo-k   42  
29 to sniff, smell ᵐbon   42  
30 mouth βolo-k   42  
124 sea nau   42  
138 warm word info sewsew   42  
8 to turn word info turis   46?  
133 rain re   48  
9 to swim ɣarɣar   5  
34 to cry ŋara   5  
56 child natu-k   5  
206 Ten word info saŋaβul   5  
3 right mato   5, 37  
204 Eight word info liβia-tol   5, 7  
33 to laugh man   51  
15 bone suri-k   52  
40 to drink sim   52  
177 this teke   52  
74 to kill ⁿda ɣæmæt   57, 2  
194 how? word info ɣesβa   58, 82  
58 wife rœnatü-k   59  
190 other tuar   61  
128 sky tokʷ   62  
146 ash βoβo   62  
152 small wiriɣ   66  
10 dirty ᵐbolo black 67  
32 tongue lueme-k   7, 17  
96 dog kurut   7, 76  
196 to count βeβ   70  
51 to sit siaɣ   72  
54 man/male ŋʷarat   73, 14  
66 to tie up, fasten wet   74  
142 heavy wen   76  
193 if si   76  
147 black ᵐbolo   77  
35 to vomit lolo   8  
46 to see mata   8  
72 to hit word info tutuɣ   8  
13 back word info ɣatɣo-k   80  
103 meat/flesh ᵐbiɣᵐbiɣ   80  
83 to work word info muɣmuɣi   81  
127 woods/forest no-won   81  
144 to burn word info tiŋit   85  
94 to throw word info wæle   86  
24 head ᵏpʷatu-k   9  
150 yellow aŋaŋ   9  
163 new ɣarakʷ   9  
197 One word info tuwal   9  
5 to walk ɣuluɣ   96  
185 we word info kamem pl. excl. E42  
185 we word info iɣian pl. incl. I  
158 narrow wiriɣ small x  
186 you kamro dl. x  
187 they kararo they (dual) x  

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