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Language: Mwotlap

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 na-mne-k   14  
2 left na-ɣla   14  
3 right na-mtu   5, 37  
4 leg/foot na-iŋe-k   17  
5 to walk βan kelkel   2  
6 road/path namte-hal   32  
7 to come βan me   23, 1  
8 to turn word info at kele   47  
9 to swim ɣei   5  
10 dirty ne-lem   9  
11 dust nu-wowo   1, 50  
12 skin ni-pni-k   28  
13 back word info ne-kle-k   10  
14 belly na-tkʷɛ-k   36  
15 bone ni-hyi-k   52  
16 intestines ne-tna mino   1  
17 liver na-βai   17  
18 breast ni-sis   1  
19 shoulder na-kʷtɛɣ-bɛnɛ-k   65, 36  
20 to know, be knowledgeable iɣlal   18  
21 to think ⁿdeⁿdem   13  
22 to fear metiɣteɣ   1  
23 blood na-dai   1  
24 head ni-kʷti-k   9  
25 neck ni-nle-k   42  
26 hair word info n-ili-k   31  
27 nose ni-mdi-k   14  
28 to breathe mukheɣ   14  
29 to sniff, smell yoŋteɣ   62  
30 mouth na-ŋyɛ-k   7  
31 tooth ni-lwe-k   1, 35  
32 tongue na-ɣaime-k   7, 14  
33 to laugh yeye (<**riwa) 90  
34 to cry teŋteŋ   1  
35 to vomit lolo   8  
36 to spit nih   14, 84  
37 to eat ɣenɣen   1  
38 to chew word info      
39 to cook word info ne-mnoɣ   21  
40 to drink in   1  
41 to bite ŋit   58  
42 to suck sis   25  
43 ear ne-dɛlŋɛ-k   1, 40  
44 to hear yoŋteɣ   1, 55  
45 eye na-mtɛ-k   1  
46 to see et   1, 89  
47 to yawn      
48 to sleep mitiy   1  
49 to lie down word info en hiy   1, 71  
50 to dream      
51 to sit haɣhiy   72, 97  
52 to stand tiɣ   68  
53 person/human being n-et   4  
54 man/male na-tmʷan   1, 14  
55 woman/female nalkʷoβen   1, 72  
56 child i nti-k   5  
57 husband iɣni-k   65  
58 wife iɣni-k   51  
59 mother i βe-k   20  
60 father i tme-k   1  
61 house n-emʷ   1  
62 thatch/roof      
63 name na-he-k   1, 34  
64 to say βap   13  
65 rope na-ɣaiɣa   25, 56  
66 to tie up, fasten yet   77, 78  
66 to tie up, fasten leɣ   1, 39  
67 to sew word info susui   15, 59  
68 needle      
69 to hunt word info tatal lemʷet      
70 to shoot word info      
71 to stab, pierce es   34  
72 to hit word info tit   8  
73 to steal      
74 to kill wuh   26  
75 to die, be dead mat   1  
76 to live, be alive meh      
76 to live, be alive toɣ   25  
77 to scratch word info ɣaiɣai   71, 72  
78 to cut, hack word info tot   3  
79 stick/wood nə-ᵏpʷitinɣe      
80 to split word info tot woi      
81 sharp ne-hei      
82 dull, blunt      
83 to work word info muɣumuɣu   81  
84 to plant      
85 to choose      
86 to grow word info      
87 to swell word info      
88 to squeeze word info βiɣiy   74  
89 to hold word info tei      
90 to dig ɣilɣil   1  
91 to buy      
92 to open, uncover      
93 to pound, beat word info      
94 to throw word info yim      
95 to fall word info sisɣoi      
96 dog notok English term only remembered. 73 L
97 bird ne-men   1  
98 egg ni-tli   1  
99 feather n-ele-n   1  
100 wing na-mnen   2  
101 to fly ɣap   14  
102 rat na-ɣhou   3  
103 meat/flesh ne-phoɣ   10  
104 fat/grease na-ɣyak   39  
105 tail na-ɣio   24  
106 snake na-mʷat   12  
107 worm (earthworm)      
108 louse word info ni-ɣit   1  
109 mosquito ne-nem   1  
110 spider      
111 fish no-momo   81  
112 rotten word info nasaᵏpʷ      
113 branch word info      
114 leaf nayo   1  
115 root no-ɣoiɣoiyin   2, 41  
116 flower na-tweh   34  
117 fruit nu-wu   1, 26  
118 grass na-plih   1  
119 earth/soil      
120 stone ne-βet   1  
121 sand ne-βet-hile      
122 water word info ne-be   28  
123 to flow loŋ   61  
124 sea na-nau   42  
125 salt na-nau   30  
126 lake na-kʷlesᵐbe      
127 woods/forest ne-mʷet   60  
128 sky na-mleɣ   1, 64  
129 moon no-wol   1  
130 star ni-βit   1  
131 cloud word info na-mleɣ   34  
132 fog      
133 rain na-smʷal      
134 thunder ne-leŋ-βaiβai   15, 84  
135 lightning ne-βel   26  
136 wind ne-leŋ   1, 77  
137 to blow word info weyeh      
138 warm word info nusuβaisew   42+  
139 cold word info no-mʷomyiy   1  
140 dry word info na-mamah   11  
141 wet ne-smʷal   43  
142 heavy ne-dew   31?  
143 fire n-ep   1  
144 to burn word info hil   4  
145 smoke word info na-ho      
146 ash no-wowo   62  
147 black ne-mleɣleɣ   41  
148 white na-kʷaɣkʷaɣ   11  
149 red na-lawlaw   52?  
150 yellow noŋoiŋoi   9  
151 green na-ᵏpʷai      
152 small nusu   81, 83?  
153 big ni-lwo   111  
154 short word info      
155 long word info nehiyo      
156 thin word info ne-mβinβin   1, 50  
157 thick word info ne-mtimtil   3  
158 narrow nukokok      
159 wide      
160 painful, sick no-ɣom   50  
161 shy, ashamed      
162 old word info nu-muhɣiy      
163 new ne-ɣyaᵏpʷ   9  
164 good itok   75  
164 good ne-we   1  
165 bad, evil ne-het   1  
166 correct, true heiheiwe      
167 night an-kʷoŋ   1  
168 day lemyen      
169 year ne-te   1  
170 when? word info aŋeh   1  
171 to hide word info      
172 to climb word info      
173 at      
174 in, inside alon   1, 26  
175 above      
176 below      
177 this aɣo      
178 that iɣen   1  
179 near sis ᵏpʷet      
180 far yeh   32  
181 where? word info aβeh   3, 35  
182 I ino   1, 21, 22  
183 thou inek   1, 17, 18  
184 he/she ike   1  
185 we word info iɣen pl. incl. I  
185 we word info ikemem pl. excl. E42  
185 we word info doyo dl. incl.    
185 we word info ikamyo dl. excl.    
186 you ikimi pl. 1, 13  
186 you ikomyo dl. x  
187 they ikei they 1, 69  
187 they ikoyo they (dual) x  
188 what? word info na-hap   1  
189 who? word info ihe   1  
189 who? word info iye   1  
190 other      
191 all ⁿdel   15  
192 and      
193 if      
194 how? word info makteɣ      
195 no, not tate      
196 to count βatah      
197 One word info βi-twaɣ   9  
198 Two word info βo-yo   1  
199 Three word info βe-tel   1  
200 Four word info βe-βet   1, 65  
201 Five word info teβe-lem   1  
202 Six word info leβe-te   20  
203 Seven word info liβi-yo   13  
204 Eight word info leβe-tel   5, 7  
205 Nine word info leβe-βet   20  
206 Ten word info soŋwul   5  
207 Twenty word info      
208 Fifty word info      
209 One Hundred word info      
210 One Thousand word info      

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