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Language: Lemerig (Bek)

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 pini-k   14  
2 left ɣala   14  
3 right moʔo   5, 37  
4 leg/foot roŋo-k   17  
5 to walk -oβoɣon   105  
6 road/path meˀesol   1, 43  
7 to come βama   23, 1  
8 to turn word info      
9 to swim ɣœrɣœr   5  
10 dirty      
11 dust      
12 skin      
13 back word info kele-k   10  
14 belly ˀeᵏpʷe-k   36  
15 bone      
16 intestines ˀana mu-k   1  
17 liver βar mu-k   17  
18 breast      
19 shoulder      
20 to know, be knowledgeable -ɣeɣlal   18  
21 to think      
22 to fear meˀeɣ   1  
23 blood taru-k   1  
24 head ᵏpʷiʔik   9  
25 neck      
26 hair word info βili-k   31  
27 nose miti-k   14  
28 to breathe      
29 to sniff, smell      
30 mouth ŋere-k   7  
31 tooth      
32 tongue      
33 to laugh mʷara   87  
34 to cry ˀeŋˀeŋ   1  
35 to vomit lœlœ   8  
36 to spit      
37 to eat ɣenɣen   1  
38 to chew word info      
39 to cook word info ɣe-monoɣ   21  
40 to drink      
41 to bite      
42 to suck      
43 ear telŋe-k   1, 40  
44 to hear      
45 eye      
46 to see ˀet   88  
47 to yawn      
48 to sleep      
49 to lie down word info      
50 to dream      
51 to sit pœˀ ɣewe   116  
52 to stand ˀer ɣœlɣœl   54  
53 person/human being      
54 man/male aŋsar [AF] means 'person', not 'male' 14, 74  
55 woman/female reŋe   90  
56 child niˀi-k   5  
57 husband      
58 wife pulsele-k      
59 mother reŋe-k   59  
60 father ˀeme-k   1  
61 house n-eŋ   1  
62 thatch/roof      
63 name      
64 to say βʷaβʷap   13  
65 rope ɣaɣa   25  
66 to tie up, fasten liɣ   1, 39  
67 to sew word info süsür   15, 59  
68 needle      
69 to hunt word info      
70 to shoot word info      
71 to stab, pierce      
72 to hit word info βus   86  
73 to steal      
74 to kill      
75 to die, be dead      
76 to live, be alive      
77 to scratch word info      
78 to cut, hack word info ˀar   1  
79 stick/wood ˀenɣe   1  
80 to split word info      
81 sharp      
82 dull, blunt      
83 to work word info mumuɣu   81  
84 to plant      
85 to choose      
86 to grow word info      
87 to swell word info      
88 to squeeze word info      
89 to hold word info ˀœr   35?  
90 to dig      
91 to buy      
92 to open, uncover      
93 to pound, beat word info      
94 to throw word info      
95 to fall word info mʷes   57  
96 dog tok English term only remembered. 73 L
97 bird men   1  
98 egg      
99 feather βul men   1  
100 wing      
101 to fly      
102 rat      
103 meat/flesh      
104 fat/grease      
105 tail      
106 snake mʷaˀ   12  
107 worm (earthworm)      
108 louse word info wuˀ   1  
109 mosquito      
110 spider      
111 fish mʷomʷo   81  
112 rotten word info      
113 branch word info      
114 leaf      
115 root      
116 flower      
117 fruit      
118 grass      
119 earth/soil ˀar   72?  
120 stone βeˀ   1  
121 sand waŋon   1, 84  
122 water word info pe   28  
123 to flow      
124 sea nau   42  
125 salt nau   30  
126 lake      
127 woods/forest      
128 sky      
129 moon mar   52  
130 star βiˀ   1  
131 cloud word info miliɣ   34  
132 fog      
133 rain      
134 thunder leŋ-βarβar   15, 84  
135 lightning pœr   26?  
136 wind      
137 to blow word info      
138 warm word info      
139 cold word info      
140 dry word info ɣe-mamas   11  
141 wet ɣe-pos   96  
142 heavy      
143 fire n-ep   1  
144 to burn word info      
145 smoke word info n-œs   2  
146 ash ˀœwus   63  
147 black ᵏpʷuŋᵏpʷuŋ   79  
148 white ɣeᵏpʷauᵏpʷaɣ   11  
149 red ɣelaulau   52?  
150 yellow ɣeŋorŋor   9, 81  
151 green ɣemʷaŋmʷal      
152 small ɣe-tiktik   121  
153 big ɣelowo   111  
154 short word info      
155 long word info      
156 thin word info      
157 thick word info      
158 narrow      
159 wide      
160 painful, sick ɣe-ɣop   50, 102  
161 shy, ashamed      
162 old word info      
163 new      
164 good ɣe-itok   75  
165 bad, evil ɣe-seˀ   1  
166 correct, true      
167 night ləᵏpʷœŋ   1  
168 day      
169 year      
170 when? word info maŋas   1, 48  
171 to hide word info      
172 to climb word info      
173 at      
174 in, inside le   1  
175 above      
176 below      
177 this te      
178 that      
179 near riβˀe   101  
180 far      
181 where? word info ikaβæ   3, 35  
182 I ina   1, 21, 22  
183 thou inek   1, 17, 18  
184 he/she ite      
185 we word info iɣet pl. incl. I  
185 we word info kama pl. excl. E  
185 we word info ɣutʳo dl. incl.    
185 we word info kamaro dl. excl.    
186 you kimi pl. 1, 13  
186 you kumro dl. x  
187 they irɣe they 1, 69  
187 they tœro they (dual) x  
188 what? word info nsap-ne   1  
189 who? word info ise   1  
190 other ɣesa   60  
191 all      
192 and βetaŋne      
193 if      
194 how? word info ɣesaˀe      
195 no, not      
196 to count      
197 One word info wowal   9  
198 Two word info βœ-rœ   1  
199 Three word info βœ-ˀœl   1  
200 Four word info βœ-βeˀ   1, 65  
201 Five word info eβe-lim   1  
202 Six word info leβe-ˀæ   20  
203 Seven word info leβe-rœ   13  
204 Eight word info leβe-ˀœl   5, 7  
205 Nine word info liβi-βeˀ   20  
206 Ten word info saŋʷul   5  
207 Twenty word info      
208 Fifty word info      
209 One Hundred word info      
210 One Thousand word info      

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