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Language: Lamenu (Mate)

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:Epi:Lamenu-Baki:Lamenu-Lewo 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
1 hand lima-u   1  
2 left mʷeil   1, 59  
3 right mærua   5, 37  
4 leg/foot la-u   30  
5 to walk -yal   10  
6 road/path raβa   41  
7 to come -imi   1, 74  
8 to turn word info -ikomoi   110  
9 to swim -kulu   71  
10 dirty pe-kokoroki   5  
11 dust spulu-iai   83  
12 skin kulusia   1  
13 back word info mʷasu   35  
14 belly mopʷo-u   74  
15 bone pur-iu   71  
16 intestines sne-u   1  
17 liver puri-are   1, 34  
18 breast      
19 shoulder      
20 to know, be knowledgeable -ᵑkilia   18  
21 to think -stomia   13, 51  
22 to fear -marau   1  
23 blood ta-u   1  
24 head popʷa-u   14  
25 neck komelkiu   82  
26 hair word info ilu pʷa-u   31, 60  
27 nose kunu-u   1, 58  
28 to breathe -ie   62?  
29 to sniff, smell -loponia   76  
30 mouth kaŋo-u   79  
31 tooth ra-lue-u   1, 35, 43  
32 tongue pur-mene-u   7, 43  
33 to laugh -itale   84  
34 to cry -taŋ   1  
35 to vomit -lualua   8  
36 to spit -uli   35?  
37 to eat -kania   1  
38 to chew word info      
39 to cook word info      
40 to drink -munia   1, 49  
41 to bite -suia      
42 to suck -munia   11, 52  
43 ear kiliŋa-u   1, 41  
44 to hear -loŋea   1  
45 eye ko-mara-u   1  
46 to see -lualia   100  
47 to yawn      
48 to sleep -mono   19  
49 to lie down word info -mono   15  
50 to dream      
51 to sit -tetano   1  
52 to stand -sumal   25  
53 person/human being      
54 man/male ermʷone   1, 14  
55 woman/female sira   79  
56 child sisua      
57 husband o-u   2, 59  
58 wife o-u   1, 57  
59 mother awia   49  
60 father ata Address term 19  
61 house yumʷa   1  
62 thatch/roof      
63 name sa·ki   1, 39  
64 to say -is   107  
65 rope kilka   5  
66 to tie up, fasten -iarea      
67 to sew word info -lilia   66  
68 needle      
69 to hunt word info -laman   60  
70 to shoot word info      
71 to stab, pierce -weaia      
72 to hit word info -wea   93  
73 to steal      
74 to kill -we mare   66, 2  
75 to die, be dead -mare   1  
76 to live, be alive -mal   1, 76  
77 to scratch word info -kuparia   73  
78 to cut, hack word info -tea   1  
79 stick/wood laki *ragayu? 1, 25, 26  
80 to split word info -tepaˀaia   4, 6  
81 sharp mal   14, 81  
82 dull, blunt      
83 to work word info imʷaina   1, 89  
84 to plant      
85 to choose      
86 to grow word info      
87 to swell word info      
88 to squeeze word info -unia   87  
89 to hold word info -laraia   3?  
90 to dig -kilia   1  
91 to buy      
92 to open, uncover      
93 to pound, beat word info      
94 to throw word info -kʷenia   85  
95 to fall word info -leru   7  
96 dog lo-kuli   7 L
97 bird man   1  
98 egg korlusia   70  
99 feather ilu-sia   1  
100 wing kupena   2, 62  
101 to fly -ka   14  
102 rat kawe   3  
103 meat/flesh ku-ᵐbui   15, 81, 82  
104 fat/grease mura   72  
105 tail kina   61  
106 snake lo-mʷara   12  
107 worm (earthworm)      
108 louse word info kur   1  
109 mosquito namu   1  
110 spider      
111 fish ika   1  
112 rotten word info menun   51  
113 branch word info      
114 leaf mʷaki   46  
115 root pulŋaki   45, 47  
116 flower inaki   56  
117 fruit raki   36  
118 grass mʷaki      
119 earth/soil sna-teno   1, 68  
120 stone kila-iaru   1, 40  
121 sand len-on   1  
122 water word info wi   2  
123 to flow -kiriri =run 60  
124 sea si   1  
125 salt      
126 lake      
127 woods/forest yomʷaruwa   79  
128 sky peni   29  
129 moon kupario   6, 29  
130 star eruwe   70  
131 cloud word info maluko   34  
132 fog mʷaninsul   64  
133 rain yuwa   1  
134 thunder      
135 lightning      
136 wind laŋ   1, 77  
137 to blow word info -yuia   62  
138 warm word info      
139 cold word info me-manin   1, 99  
140 dry word info me-ma   11  
141 wet meme   36  
142 heavy urmi   78  
143 fire kap   19  
144 to burn word info -skapia   84  
145 smoke word info yeopua   73  
146 ash yeβua      
147 black melkoluko   41  
148 white miwo   98  
149 red pilil   18  
150 yellow leler   76  
151 green memei   8, 71  
152 small etakito   104  
153 big taura   104  
154 short word info      
155 long word info upiai   16, 85  
156 thin word info meniniu   1?  
157 thick word info mererel   3  
158 narrow etakito small    
159 wide      
160 painful, sick      
161 shy, ashamed      
162 old word info na-marua   1  
163 new nau   1  
164 good polelai   122  
165 bad, evil pulupul   79  
166 correct, true mesmes straight    
167 night lemaluko   65  
168 day leŋiena   49  
169 year kasia   66  
170 when? word info poŋiai   72  
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      
181 where? word info pe   3, 59  
182 I nu   1, 21, 22  
183 thou ko   1, 17  
184 he/she naŋa   1, 6  
185 we word info ita pl. incl. II  
185 we word info mimŋa pl. excl. E  
186 you amiu pl. 1, 13  
187 they naŋala they 1, 33, 71  
188 what? word info yakara   1, 59, 71  
189 who? word info iai   1  
190 other      
191 all      
192 and      
193 if      
194 how? word info      
195 no, not      
196 to count -luia   81  
197 One word info taŋa   14, 78  
198 Two word info lua   1  
199 Three word info telu   1  
200 Four word info yari   1, 65  
201 Five word info lima   1  
202 Six word info orae   24  
203 Seven word info o-lua   2  
204 Eight word info o-rel   7  
205 Nine word info o-yar   20  
206 Ten word info lualima   4  
207 Twenty word info      
208 Fifty word info      
209 One Hundred word info      
210 One Thousand word info      

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