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

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