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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:
18 breast      
19 shoulder      
38 to chew word info      
39 to cook word info      
47 to yawn      
50 to dream      
53 person/human being      
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      
107 worm (earthworm)      
110 spider      
113 branch word info      
125 salt      
126 lake      
134 thunder      
135 lightning      
138 warm word info      
154 short word info      
159 wide      
160 painful, sick      
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      
66 to tie up, fasten -iarea      
28 to breathe -ie   62?  
8 to turn word info -ikomoi   110  
7 to come -imi   1  
64 to say -is   107  
33 to laugh -itale   84  
101 to fly -ka   14  
37 to eat -kania   1  
90 to dig -kilia   1  
123 to flow -kiriri =run 60  
9 to swim -kulu   71  
77 to scratch word info -kuparia   73  
94 to throw word info -kʷenia   85  
69 to hunt word info -laman   60  
89 to hold word info -laraia   3?  
95 to fall word info -leru   7  
67 to sew word info -lilia   66  
29 to sniff, smell -loponia   76  
44 to hear -loŋea   1  
46 to see -lualia   100  
35 to vomit -lualua   8  
196 to count -luia   81  
76 to live, be alive -mal   1, 76  
22 to fear -marau   1  
75 to die, be dead -mare   1  
48 to sleep -mono   19  
49 to lie down word info -mono   15  
40 to drink -munia   1, 49  
42 to suck -munia   11, 52  
144 to burn word info -skapia   84  
21 to think -stomia   13, 51  
41 to bite -suia      
52 to stand -sumal   25  
34 to cry -taŋ   1  
78 to cut, hack word info -tea   1  
80 to split word info -tepaˀaia   4, 6  
51 to sit -tetano   1  
36 to spit -uli   35?  
88 to squeeze word info -unia   87  
74 to kill -we mare   66, 2  
72 to hit word info -wea   93  
71 to stab, pierce -weaia      
5 to walk -yal   10, 63  
137 to blow word info -yuia   62  
20 to know, be knowledgeable -ᵑkilia   18  
186 you amiu pl. 1, 13  
60 father ata Address term 19  
59 mother awia   49  
54 man/male ermʷone   1, 14  
130 star eruwe   70  
152 small etakito   104  
158 narrow etakito small    
189 who? word info iai   1  
111 fish ika   1  
26 hair word info ilu pʷa-u   31, 60  
99 feather ilu-sia   1  
83 to work word info imʷaina   1, 89  
116 flower inaki   56  
185 we word info ita pl. incl. II  
143 fire kap   19  
169 year kasia   66  
102 rat kawe   3  
30 mouth kaŋo-u   79  
120 stone kila-iaru   1, 40  
43 ear kiliŋa-u   1, 41  
65 rope kilka   5  
105 tail kina   61  
183 thou ko   1, 17  
45 eye ko-mara-u   1  
25 neck komelkiu   82  
98 egg korlusia   1, 70  
103 meat/flesh ku-ᵐbui   15, 81, 82  
12 skin kulusia   1  
27 nose kunu-u   1, 58  
129 moon kupario   6, 29  
100 wing kupena   2, 62  
108 louse word info kur   1  
4 leg/foot la-u   30  
79 stick/wood laki *ragayu? 1, 25, 26  
136 wind laŋ   1, 77  
150 yellow leler   76  
167 night lemaluko   65  
121 sand len-on   1  
168 day leŋiena   6  
201 Five word info lima   1  
1 hand lima-u   1  
96 dog lo-kuli   7 L
106 snake lo-mʷara   12  
198 Two word info lua   1  
206 Ten word info lualima   4  
81 sharp mal   14, 79, 81  
131 cloud word info maluko   34  
97 bird man   1  
140 dry word info me-ma   11  
139 cold word info me-manin   1, 99  
147 black melkoluko   41  
141 wet meme   36  
151 green memei   8, 71  
156 thin word info meniniu   1?  
112 rotten word info menun   51  
157 thick word info mererel   3  
166 correct, true mesmes straight    
185 we word info mimŋa pl. excl. E  
148 white miwo   98  
14 belly mopʷo-u   74  
104 fat/grease mura   72  
3 right mærua   5, 37  
114 leaf mʷaki   46  
118 grass mʷaki      
132 fog mʷaninsul   64  
13 back word info mʷasu   35  
2 left mʷeil   1, 59  
162 old word info na-marua   1  
109 mosquito namu   1  
163 new nau   1  
184 he/she naŋa   1, 6  
187 they naŋala they 1, 33, 71  
182 I nu   1, 21, 22  
203 Seven word info o-lua   2  
204 Eight word info o-rel   7  
57 husband o-u   2, 59  
58 wife o-u   1, 57  
205 Nine word info o-yar   20  
202 Six word info orae   24  
181 where? word info pe   3, 59  
10 dirty pe-kokoroki   5  
128 sky peni   29  
149 red pilil   18  
164 good polelai   122  
24 head popʷa-u   14  
170 when? word info poŋiai   72  
165 bad, evil pulupul   79  
115 root pulŋaki   45, 47  
15 bone pur-iu   71  
32 tongue pur-mene-u   7, 43  
17 liver puri-are   1, 34  
31 tooth ra-lue-u   1, 35, 43  
117 fruit raki   36  
6 road/path raβa   41  
63 name sa·ki   1, 39  
124 sea si   1  
55 woman/female sira   79  
56 child sisua      
119 earth/soil sna-teno   1, 68  
16 intestines sne-u   1  
11 dust spulu-iai   83  
23 blood ta-u   1  
153 big taura   104  
197 One word info taŋa   14, 78  
199 Three word info telu   1  
155 long word info upiai   16, 85  
142 heavy urmi   78  
122 water word info wi   2  
188 what? word info yakara   1, 59, 71  
200 Four word info yari   1, 65  
145 smoke word info yeopua   73  
146 ash yeβua      
127 woods/forest yomʷaruwa   79  
61 house yumʷa   1  
133 rain yuwa   1  

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