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Language: Mafea

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:West Santo 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
10 dirty      
38 to chew word info      
47 to yawn      
50 to dream      
53 person/human being      
57 husband      
58 wife      
62 thatch/roof      
67 to sew word info      
68 needle      
69 to hunt word info      
70 to shoot word info      
73 to steal      
75 to die, be dead      
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      
99 feather      
107 worm (earthworm)      
110 spider      
113 branch word info      
125 salt      
126 lake      
154 short word info      
156 thin word info      
157 thick word info      
158 narrow      
159 wide      
161 shy, ashamed      
171 to hide word info      
172 to climb word info      
173 at      
174 in, inside      
175 above      
176 below      
177 this      
178 that      
179 near      
180 far      
190 other      
191 all      
192 and      
193 if      
194 how? word info      
195 no, not      
207 Twenty word info      
208 Fifty word info      
209 One Hundred word info      
210 One Thousand word info      
1 hand faraŋo   16, 57  
2 left m̈arao-   2  
3 right m̈atua-   5, 37  
4 leg/foot letu-   37?  
5 to walk v̈anv̈ano   2  
6 road/path sala   1  
7 to come m̈a   1  
8 to turn word info βasia   119  
9 to swim karu   5  
11 dust asu nina   41  
12 skin uri-   1, 80  
13 back word info puru-   76  
14 belly paŋe-   76  
15 bone fakari-   27  
16 intestines taŋaplu-   1, 57  
17 liver pepe-   7  
18 breast susu-   1  
19 shoulder aṭalo-   54  
20 to know, be knowledgeable ntaseia   45  
21 to think ṭuseia   39?  
22 to fear ntau   1  
23 blood ṭae-   1  
24 head patu-   9  
25 neck tom̈i-   46  
26 hair word info fulu-   31  
27 nose kalsu-   1, 60  
28 to breathe ŋoro   13  
29 to sniff, smell ro-pone   42, 62  
30 mouth siŋo-   55  
31 tooth uṭu-   18  
32 tongue &e&e-   7, 41  
33 to laugh m̈ana   51  
34 to cry taŋi   1  
35 to vomit lua   8  
36 to spit lito   37, 101  
37 to eat anan   1  
39 to cook word info noa   21  
40 to drink inu   1  
41 to bite atia   1, 55  
42 to suck om̈m̈a   51, 54  
43 ear poro-   16  
44 to hear roŋoa   1  
45 eye mata-   1  
46 to see ntaia   8  
48 to sleep suruβ   32  
49 to lie down word info lpolipo      
51 to sit to   80  
52 to stand turi   2, 69  
54 man/male tamlo   83  
55 woman/female v̈av̈ine   1, 106  
56 child natu-   5  
59 mother tina-   1  
60 father tam̈a-   1  
61 house ima   1  
63 name ese-   1, 18  
64 to say faraia   30  
65 rope asi   58  
66 to tie up, fasten lioa   1, 39  
71 to stab, pierce tua   82  
72 to hit word info βosaia   86  
74 to kill lsua   59  
76 to live, be alive m̈auri   1, 76  
77 to scratch word info arosia   1, 88  
78 to cut, hack word info ap̈ea   100?  
79 stick/wood masa   24  
80 to split word info soŋoa   54  
81 sharp ani   14  
83 to work word info tasa      
88 to squeeze word info siua   84  
89 to hold word info tauria   35  
90 to dig elia   1  
94 to throw word info βirna      
95 to fall word info sov̈i   13  
96 dog firiu   7, 75, 77, 80  
97 bird m̈asi   24  
98 egg toli-   1  
100 wing ap̈a-   1, 12  
101 to fly tete   32?  
102 rat ariv̈a   18  
103 meat/flesh v̈isio   10  
104 fat/grease fita-      
105 tail fele-   64  
106 snake mata   12  
108 louse word info utu   1  
109 mosquito ŋerŋere      
111 fish m̈asi   53  
112 rotten word info ṭaŋa   97  
114 leaf rau-   1  
115 root fari-   2  
116 flower v̈ira-   35  
117 fruit fua-   1, 26  
118 grass ṭuβu-   75  
119 earth/soil fatano   1, 66  
120 stone maraṭi   41  
121 sand ono   1  
122 water word info wai   2  
123 to flow sari   33  
124 sea tasi   1  
127 woods/forest foβono   7?  
128 sky tailaŋi   1, 61  
129 moon v̈itu   53  
130 star masoa   13  
131 cloud word info ṭoṭo   90  
132 fog eu      
133 rain usa   1  
134 thunder piru      
135 lightning v̈ila   26  
136 wind laŋi   1, 77  
137 to blow word info soroa   26  
138 warm word info op̈o      
139 cold word info ŋatira   125  
140 dry word info koru   29  
141 wet maira   35  
142 heavy pohon   73, 74  
143 fire apu   19  
144 to burn word info sulia   4  
145 smoke word info asu nina   2  
146 ash makov̈i-   64  
147 black fria   29  
148 white foko   13, 92  
149 red ara   53  
150 yellow aŋo   9  
151 green ese   8  
152 small βaise      
153 big βalaβoa   10, 107  
155 long word info p̈araβu   16  
160 painful, sick sao   1  
162 old word info maŋa      
163 new lparo   1, 47  
164 good ṭu      
165 bad, evil isati   1  
166 correct, true m̈aso      
167 night talapoŋ   1, 67  
168 day talran   6  
169 year siao   66  
170 when? word info setaron      
181 where? word info moltoa p̈e      
182 I nau   1, 21, 22  
183 thou nno   1, 18  
184 he/she nna   1, 6  
188 what? word info nesa   1  
189 who? word info ise   1  
197 One word info tea   9  
198 Two word info rua   1  
199 Three word info tolu   1  
200 Four word info v̈ati   1, 65  
201 Five word info lim̈a   1  
202 Six word info m̈a-rav̈a   21  
203 Seven word info rav̈e-rua   13  
204 Eight word info rat-tol   5, 7  
205 Nine word info rap̈-p̈ati   20  
206 Ten word info saŋaβulu   5  
196 to count toβoa *topoa 69, 75  
186 you kam̈im pl. 1, 33  
185 we word info kam̈am pl. excl. E42  
185 we word info iṭ pl. incl. 1  
187 they nira they 1, 33  

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