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Language: Ambrym, North (Fonah)

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:
38 to chew 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      
154 short word info      
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      
190 other      
191 all      
192 and      
193 if      
195 no, not      
207 Twenty word info      
208 Fifty word info      
209 One Hundred word info      
210 One Thousand word info      
1 hand wera-ŋ   16  
2 left pa-mʷir   1, 59  
3 right pa-mtu   5, 37  
4 leg/foot ie-ŋ   45  
5 to walk -yel   10, 63  
6 road/path hal   1  
7 to come -me   1  
8 to turn word info -kilhi   70  
9 to swim -lo·   8  
10 dirty mamleŋ black 102  
11 dust pulumre   20  
12 skin lu-ŋ   1, 81  
13 back word info tarbe-ŋ   12?  
14 belly tepa-ŋ   36  
15 bone paru-hu 52 52, 59  
16 intestines teña   1  
17 liver rarñar   39  
18 breast hu·   1  
19 shoulder pa-ŋ   65?  
20 to know, be knowledgeable -keia   18  
21 to think -ⁿdiⁿdine   76  
22 to fear lu-m romœr   70  
23 blood ra-ŋ   1  
24 head poto-ŋ   9  
25 neck mœr neni   100, 63  
26 hair word info woulu-ŋ   31  
27 nose pulun-kuhu-ŋ   27, 52  
28 to breathe -hohou   35  
29 to sniff, smell -kunune   42, 77  
30 mouth fa-ŋ   1, 81  
31 tooth lowu-ŋ   1, 35  
32 tongue mæ-ŋ   7  
33 to laugh -mæn   51  
34 to cry -reŋ   1  
35 to vomit -lo   8  
36 to spit -kipi   42  
37 to eat -ien   1  
39 to cook word info me-fæŋ   85  
40 to drink -mün   1, 49  
41 to bite -ŋete   58  
42 to suck -mi·mi   11  
43 ear ⁿdalñe-ŋ   1, 40  
44 to hear -roŋne   1  
45 eye meta-ŋ   1  
46 to see -lehe   14, 94  
48 to sleep -fwer   87  
49 to lie down word info -fwer   64  
51 to sit -ta   121  
52 to stand -fær   74  
54 man/male meleŋ   72  
55 woman/female βehen   1, 106  
56 child tu-ŋ   5, 36  
57 husband iafu      
58 wife tarit      
59 mother rahe-ŋ   55  
60 father temæ-ŋ   1  
61 house imʷ   1  
63 name sa-ŋ   1  
64 to say -sur   110  
64 to say fe   13, 103  
65 rope awa   25, 59  
66 to tie up, fasten -fote   82  
66 to tie up, fasten leβæ      
67 to sew word info -sene   62  
69 to hunt word info -ñam   61  
71 to stab, pierce -turu   14  
72 to hit word info -wehe   93  
74 to kill -wəhe   12  
75 to die, be dead -mæran   1  
76 to live, be alive -mür   1, 76  
77 to scratch word info -karmu   59  
78 to cut, hack word info -re   1  
79 stick/wood ruru-lie   28  
80 to split word info -tapa   4, 6  
81 sharp mʷečen   14  
83 to work word info oman   1  
88 to squeeze word info -fune   85  
89 to hold word info -halen   3  
90 to dig -kil   1  
94 to throw word info -ko·ne   85  
95 to fall word info -mur   57  
97 bird pʷehel   30  
98 egg tolo-to   1  
99 feather woulu-n   1  
100 wing ᵐba-n   2  
101 to fly -ɣa   14  
102 rat tomo   72  
103 meat/flesh mupu   15, 79  
104 fat/grease kiliŋ   29  
105 tail kere-n   39  
106 snake talsil   13  
108 louse word info ur   1  
109 mosquito paŋčen   35  
111 fish mælo   52  
112 rotten word info mopor   1, 66  
114 leaf raki   47  
115 root lipʷie   18, 44  
116 flower wuŋie   1  
117 fruit woye   1, 26  
118 grass parñe   79  
119 earth/soil tan   1  
120 stone βer   1  
121 sand on   1  
122 water word info we   2  
123 to flow -ᵑgur   66  
123 to flow ɣur   66  
124 sea te   1  
127 woods/forest lipasil      
128 sky meha   63  
129 moon ol   1  
130 star mœho   13  
131 cloud word info siroro   90  
132 fog mou   3, 32  
133 rain o   1  
134 thunder pelta   23?  
135 lightning pel   26, 70  
136 wind pat-liŋ   1, 77  
137 to blow word info -u   4  
138 warm word info mefaŋfaŋ   1, 50, 72  
139 cold word info mamrin   1, 100  
140 dry word info mo-toŋtoŋ   99  
141 wet mopopo      
142 heavy memæu   46  
143 fire fæŋ   21  
144 to burn word info -fəne   83  
145 smoke word info yikon      
146 ash pumriu      
147 black melemleŋ   41  
148 white mœfœfiœ   97  
149 red mafrifri   18  
150 yellow moñœñœ   33  
151 green mimimio   8, 71  
152 small kakae   78  
153 big mʷelam   10, 83?  
155 long word info mapreu   16, 85  
156 thin word info mamniniu   1?  
157 thick word info mamsul   3  
158 narrow kakae small 34  
160 painful, sick ro-mse   1  
162 old word info mamtomto   1?  
163 new mi-βiβi   10, 60  
164 good puten   120  
165 bad, evil tolouru   103  
166 correct, true makənon straight    
167 night nelibuŋ   1  
168 day wopuŋ   16  
169 year rem   30?  
170 when? word info naŋe   1, 43  
179 near fa·si      
180 far hatin   72?  
181 where? word info pe   3, 59  
182 I ni   1, 21, 22  
183 thou neŋ   1, 17, 18  
184 he/she ŋe   1, 6  
185 we word info ken pl. incl. I  
185 we word info ɣemæ pl. excl. E  
185 we word info kenroŋ dl. incl.    
185 we word info ɣemaro dl. excl.    
186 you ɣimi pl. 1, 13  
186 you ɣumoro dl. x  
187 they yer they 1, 70  
187 they yero they (dual) x  
188 what? word info ha   1, 33  
189 who? word info si   1  
194 how? word info mʷiyipe      
196 to count -ᵐbulŋi   1  
197 One word info hu   5  
198 Two word info ru   1  
199 Three word info čul   1  
200 Four word info wit   1, 65  
201 Five word info lim   1  
202 Six word info liuse   20  
203 Seven word info liu-ru   13  
204 Eight word info liu-sul   5, 7  
205 Nine word info lia-fer   20  
206 Ten word info saŋul   5  
96 dog kuli   7 L

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