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Language: Port Vato

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:
1 hand βelo-k   16  
2 left ke-mʷilen   33?  
3 right ke-mœrœn   5?  
4 leg/foot ie-k   45  
5 to walk -teli   104  
6 road/path sili   1  
7 to come -me   1  
8 to turn word info -elehe   42  
9 to swim -yuŋyoŋ   84  
10 dirty sœnsœnœ      
11 dust ᵐbumoloh   20  
12 skin wiliri   1  
13 back word info ⁿdiβih   29  
14 belly towo-k   36  
15 bone ᵐba-si   52, 59  
16 intestines tiñe-k   1  
17 liver leñar   39  
18 breast sisi-k   1  
19 shoulder ᵐbar-βelo-k   65, 26  
20 to know, be knowledgeable -kiᵐbʷele   100  
21 to think -ⁿdeme   13  
22 to fear len mʷenek   32  
23 blood ⁿda   1  
24 head ᵐburu-k   9  
25 neck paⁿdu-k   106  
26 hair word info βülu-k   31  
27 nose kusu-k   27, 55  
28 to breathe -soβsoβ   35  
29 to sniff, smell -ᵐbon   42  
30 mouth ᵐboŋo-k   41  
31 tooth luwœ-k   1, 35  
32 tongue mio-k   7  
33 to laugh -mæn   51  
34 to cry -ⁿde   1  
35 to vomit -iœ   8  
36 to spit -küsiop   19, 34  
37 to eat -en   1  
38 to chew word info      
39 to cook word info me-mœnok   21  
40 to drink -mini   1, 49  
41 to bite -ŋahe   1, 60  
42 to suck -titi   62  
43 ear ⁿdeliño-k   1, 40  
44 to hear -loŋane   1  
45 eye mero-k   1  
46 to see -lehe   14, 94  
47 to yawn      
48 to sleep -pʷet   86  
49 to lie down word info -pʷet   64  
50 to dream      
51 to sit -tah   121  
52 to stand -metü   2  
53 person/human being      
54 man/male βænten   75, 89  
55 woman/female βaβen   1, 106  
56 child nœru-k   5  
57 husband yapʷœ   75  
58 wife βaβen   5, 68  
59 mother mama Address term 5  
60 father tata Address term 19  
61 house em   1  
62 thatch/roof      
63 name so-k ih   1  
64 to say -sərœ   113  
65 rope βuo   69  
66 to tie up, fasten -pare      
67 to sew word info      
68 needle      
69 to hunt word info -ko   59  
70 to shoot word info      
71 to stab, pierce -tili *r >*l 14  
72 to hit word info -siβe      
73 to steal      
74 to kill -siβie      
75 to die, be dead -mer   1  
76 to live, be alive -miu   61  
77 to scratch word info -kokolœ      
78 to cut, hack word info -te   1  
79 stick/wood ᵐbor      
80 to split word info -taua      
81 sharp mʷi-kien   14, 83  
82 dull, blunt      
83 to work word info ⁿdie      
84 to plant      
85 to choose      
86 to grow word info      
87 to swell word info      
88 to squeeze word info -ᵑgumu   86  
89 to hold word info -ᵑgare   3  
90 to dig -ili   1  
91 to buy      
92 to open, uncover      
93 to pound, beat word info      
94 to throw word info -topne   88  
95 to fall word info -mʷœt   57  
96 dog kuli   7 L
97 bird ᵐbahe   30  
98 egg ⁿdœlœ-tœ   1  
99 feather βœlœ-n   1  
100 wing aᵐbau-n   2?  
101 to fly -ka   14  
102 rat ᵐbatomo   72  
103 meat/flesh miren      
104 fat/grease mokœlœ      
105 tail ᵑgie-n   39?  
106 snake kikie      
107 worm (earthworm)      
108 louse word info ur   1  
109 mosquito ᵐbančen   35  
110 spider      
111 fish mæsœlœ   52  
112 rotten word info moᵐboh   52, 107  
113 branch word info      
114 leaf lœrœ   1  
115 root tiᵐbʷire      
116 flower      
117 fruit we   1, 26  
118 grass ᵐbormiñe   79  
119 earth/soil tan   1  
120 stone βœr   1  
121 sand womʷela      
122 water word info we   2  
123 to flow -kœ   64  
124 sea teh   1  
125 salt      
126 lake      
127 woods/forest lœnœr   60  
128 sky      
129 moon aᵐbare   6  
130 star mʷosiœ   13  
131 cloud word info mʷoβ   32  
132 fog mop-teŋtaŋ   3, 32  
133 rain oh   1  
134 thunder karurur   2, 64?  
135 lightning laŋur      
136 wind leŋ   1, 77  
137 to blow word info -u·   4  
138 warm word info      
139 cold word info me-meⁿdit   1  
140 dry word info me-mehmah   11  
141 wet mihmih   49  
142 heavy memap   46  
143 fire pæŋ   21  
144 to burn word info -pane   83  
145 smoke word info iohen      
146 ash ᵐbulupæŋ      
147 black me-mirmir   1  
148 white mœpœpœ   97  
149 red pipili   18  
150 yellow muŋœ   9  
151 green mʷese   8, 71  
152 small kəkeli   110  
153 big moᵐbo      
154 short word info      
155 long word info me-ᵐbeloβ   16, 85  
156 thin word info meniβniβ   1, 50  
157 thick word info mimirie      
158 narrow mʷermʷer      
159 wide      
160 painful, sick me-mese   1  
161 shy, ashamed      
162 old word info me-merœ      
163 new me-βiβie   10, 60  
164 good muwœ   1  
165 bad, evil mokolœ      
166 correct, true memœr straight    
167 night lœnmalek   65  
168 day wœᵐbiœŋ   16  
169 year ⁿdom   30  
170 when? word info naŋe   1, 43  
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 okuᵐbe      
182 I niœ   1, 21, 22  
183 thou ñiak   1, 17, 18  
184 he/she ñie   1, 6  
185 we word info er pl. incl. I  
185 we word info kemem pl. excl. E42  
185 we word info aⁿdo dl. incl.    
185 we word info komo dl. excl.    
186 you kimim pl. 1, 13, 33  
186 you kamo dl. x  
187 they ñie they    
188 what? word info sue   1, 72  
189 who? word info sie   1  
190 other      
191 all      
192 and      
193 if      
194 how? word info      
195 no, not      
196 to count -wiliᵑgi   1  
197 One word info so   5  
198 Two word info warœlœ   1?  
199 Three word info tol   1  
200 Four word info wari-βier   1, 65  
201 Five word info ware-lim   9, 11  
202 Six word info meleβse   20  
203 Seven word info melep-lœ   13  
204 Eight word info melep-sie   5, 7  
205 Nine word info mela-per   20  
206 Ten word info soŋaβir   5  
207 Twenty word info      
208 Fifty word info      
209 One Hundred word info      
210 One Thousand word info      

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