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Language: Ambae, East (Wailengi)

Source/Author:  Tryon (1976) 
Notes:  Tryon, DT. 1976. New Hebrides Languages: An internal classification. Canberra: Pacific Linguistics. 
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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      
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      
104 fat/grease      
107 worm (earthworm)      
110 spider      
113 branch word info      
125 salt      
126 lake      
154 short word info      
158 narrow      
159 wide      
161 shy, ashamed      
171 to hide word info      
172 to climb word info      
173 at      
175 above      
176 below      
190 other      
207 Twenty word info      
208 Fifty word info      
209 One Hundred word info      
210 One Thousand word info      
1 hand lime-ᵑgu   1, 64  
2 left mawiri-ᵑgu   1, 59  
3 right matue-ᵑgu   5, 37  
4 leg/foot ᵑgaru-ᵑgu   49  
5 to walk ⁿdike   99  
6 road/path turegi   51  
7 to come βomai   23, 1  
8 to turn word info halaᵑgileu   70?  
9 to swim kakaru   5  
10 dirty maeto black 2  
11 dust ᵑgʷie   81  
12 skin βinu-ᵑgu   28  
13 back word info kainhere-ᵑgu   39?  
14 belly taᵑgʷaŋi-ᵑgu   13  
15 bone hui-ᵑgu   52  
16 intestines sinae-ᵑgu   1  
17 liver ate-ᵑgu   1  
18 breast huhu-ᵑgu   1  
19 shoulder siᵑgʷe-ᵑgu   40, 66  
20 to know, be knowledgeable ilo   13  
21 to think laⁿdo   13  
22 to fear mataku   1  
23 blood ⁿdai-ᵑgu   1  
24 head ᵑgʷatu-ᵑgu   9  
25 neck mʷakoro-ᵑgu   11, 108  
26 hair word info βulu-ᵑgu   31  
27 nose ᵑgʷaŋo-ᵑgu   12, 53  
28 to breathe maᵐbu   14  
29 to sniff, smell roŋo naᵐbona   42, 62  
30 mouth siŋo-ᵑgu   55  
31 tooth liβo-ᵑgu   1, 35  
32 tongue mea-ᵑgu   7  
33 to laugh ma·na   51  
34 to cry ŋara   5  
35 to vomit lue   8  
36 to spit loⁿdo   37  
37 to eat kakani   1  
39 to cook word info manoka   21  
40 to drink inu   1  
41 to bite kasi   1, 60  
42 to suck suŋuri      
43 ear ᵑgʷero-ᵑgu   16  
44 to hear roŋo   1  
45 eye mata-ᵑgu   1  
46 to see leo   14  
48 to sleep maturu   1  
49 to lie down word info eno   1  
51 to sit toka   80  
52 to stand laᵐbe   65  
53 person/human being taŋaloi   4, 53  
54 man/male ŋʷera   73  
55 woman/female βaβine   1, 106  
56 child netu-ᵑgu   5  
57 husband tamaine tu-ᵑgu   70  
58 wife tuᵐbuilofale   26  
59 mother retahi-ᵑgu   57  
60 father tama-ᵑgu   1  
61 house βale   14  
63 name he-ᵑgu      
64 to say βeβe   13, 103  
65 rope karo   56  
66 to tie up, fasten βahi   32  
67 to sew word info samaβu   63  
69 to hunt word info hiᵑge      
71 to stab, pierce tisu      
72 to hit word info wehe   93  
74 to kill wehe   12  
75 to die, be dead mate   1  
76 to live, be alive toka   25  
77 to scratch word info taᵑgari   12, 28  
78 to cut, hack word info tai   1  
79 stick/wood kai   1  
80 to split word info waka      
81 sharp maᵑgiᵑgeni   14, 79  
83 to work word info taᵐbana   83  
88 to squeeze word info wiri   16  
89 to hold word info haᵑgo   109  
90 to dig keli   1  
94 to throw word info tuli      
95 to fall word info soi   13  
96 dog kiriu   7, 77  
97 bird manu   1  
98 egg toli   1  
99 feather βulu-ne   1  
100 wing ᵐban   2  
101 to fly olo   75  
102 rat kariβi   18  
103 meat/flesh ᵐbiki   80  
105 tail kolo-na   24  
106 snake teltele   13  
108 louse word info kutu   1  
109 mosquito lalaᵑgasi   86  
111 fish ike   1  
112 rotten word info ⁿdomaki      
114 leaf rau   1  
115 root koraiki   2, 41  
116 flower fire   35  
117 fruit ŋʷasi      
118 grass ⁿduβu   75  
119 earth/soil tano   1  
120 stone βatu   1  
121 sand one   1  
122 water word info wai   2  
123 to flow hale   38  
124 sea tahi   1  
127 woods/forest lalaᵐbote   83, 84  
128 sky tan-leŋi   1, 61  
129 moon fule   1  
130 star fisiu   1  
131 cloud word info ⁿdoⁿdo   90  
132 fog fififi   11  
133 rain uhe   1  
134 thunder man-tawa   37, 42  
135 lightning file   26  
136 wind laŋi   1, 77  
137 to blow word info uβi   4  
138 warm word info malaŋʷoŋʷaβi   96  
139 cold word info kaŋʷaⁿdiⁿdi   1  
140 dry word info mamaha   11  
141 wet ᵐbiᵐbilu   92  
142 heavy maβa   46  
143 fire afi   1  
144 to burn word info hure   4  
145 smoke word info ahu   2  
146 ash ᵑgwie   55  
147 black maeto   1  
148 white mafute   1  
149 red memea   1  
150 yellow aŋoka   9, 82  
151 green kesaka   8  
152 small ᵐbiti   109  
153 big luwoɔ   111  
155 long word info ᵑgʷaraβu   16  
156 thin word info maniβiniβi   1  
157 thick word info matolu   3  
160 painful, sick seke   1  
162 old word info tatuai   1, 35  
163 new ᵑgʷaroki   1, 47  
164 good karea   115  
165 bad, evil asiki   1  
166 correct, true karea good X  
167 night ᵐboŋi   1  
168 day rani   6  
169 year hikau   1?  
170 when? word info takaha   60, 77  
174 in, inside lolo   1  
177 this ŋaha      
178 that ŋe   1  
179 near ᵑgaᵑgarani      
180 far fakahao *pakasao 87  
181 where? word info loko      
182 I neu   1, 21, 22  
183 thou niᵑgo   1, 17, 18  
184 he/she ŋeie   1, 6  
185 we word info kiⁿde pl. incl. I  
185 we word info kamai pl. excl. E  
185 we word info kiⁿderu dl. incl.    
185 we word info kamaru dl. excl.    
186 you kimiu pl. 1, 13  
186 you kimiru dl. x  
187 they ŋire they 1, 71  
187 they ŋire they (dual) x  
188 what? word info haβena   1  
189 who? word info hine   1, 25  
191 all ⁿdoleki      
192 and mea   2, 46  
193 if siu   76  
194 how? word info ŋʷerehiloko      
195 no, not hatie      
196 to count βelu   1, 13  
197 One word info tea   14  
198 Two word info rue   1  
199 Three word info tolu   1  
200 Four word info βesi   1, 65  
201 Five word info lime   1  
202 Six word info ono   1  
203 Seven word info ᵐbitu   1  
204 Eight word info welu   3  
205 Nine word info siwo   5  
206 Ten word info haŋaβulu   5  

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