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Language: Paama (Laul)

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 he-ku   16, 72  
2 left mʷeil   1, 59  
3 right mætu   5, 37  
4 leg/foot ale-k   73?  
5 to walk -kaka   70?  
6 road/path sisel   50  
7 to come -amai   1  
8 to turn word info -hiles   24  
9 to swim -kul   71  
10 dirty tahul   103  
11 dust βulimʷalas   20  
12 skin hiliβe-k   1, 71  
13 back word info esilu-k   130  
14 belly βaŋe-k   67  
15 bone si-ku   52  
16 intestines tino-ku   1  
17 liver eiato-ku   32  
18 breast susu   1  
19 shoulder βwatisi-n   65, 40  
20 to know, be knowledgeable -kokila   18  
21 to think -reⁿdemien   13  
22 to fear -metau   1  
23 blood ra-k   1  
24 head pʷatu-k   9  
25 neck hire-k   43  
26 hair word info hilu-k   31  
27 nose puli-ŋasu-k   27, 52  
28 to breathe -museh   14  
29 to sniff, smell -mu·si   65  
30 mouth uŋo-k   80  
31 tooth luho-k   1, 35  
32 tongue me-k   7  
33 to laugh -βitial   84  
34 to cry -mʷis   67  
35 to vomit -lu   8  
36 to spit -tip   15  
37 to eat -ani   1  
38 to chew word info      
39 to cook word info mæs   19, 81  
40 to drink -muni   1, 49  
41 to bite -ti   1, 55  
42 to suck -mun susu   25, 11  
43 ear raliŋe-k   1, 40  
44 to hear -koloŋe   1  
45 eye meto-k   1  
46 to see -lesi   14, 94  
47 to yawn      
48 to sleep -matil   1, 70  
49 to lie down word info -mætil   37  
50 to dream      
51 to sit -toⁿdan   1  
52 to stand -mea   58  
53 person/human being      
54 man/male mʷeahos   96  
55 woman/female atau   81  
56 child tita-k      
57 husband mʷatin onak      
58 wife ahin ona-k   5, 68  
59 mother mamau nak Address term 5  
60 father tatau nak Address term 19  
61 house eim   1  
62 thatch/roof      
63 name iso-ku   1, 66  
64 to say -səlus      
65 rope au   25  
66 to tie up, fasten -lætkati      
67 to sew word info -rili   13  
68 needle      
69 to hunt word info -lelakati      
70 to shoot word info      
71 to stab, pierce -sali   14  
72 to hit word info -wasi   86  
73 to steal      
74 to kill -wasi hæmæt   12, 2  
75 to die, be dead -mæt   1  
76 to live, be alive -mewul   1, 76  
77 to scratch word info -kali   12  
78 to cut, hack word info -tei   1  
79 stick/wood ai   1  
80 to split word info -rapasi      
81 sharp kan   14, 79  
82 dull, blunt      
83 to work word info umʷen   1  
84 to plant      
85 to choose      
86 to grow word info      
87 to swell word info      
88 to squeeze word info -kuᵐbus-huseni      
89 to hold word info -hulikati   34  
90 to dig -ili   1  
91 to buy      
92 to open, uncover      
93 to pound, beat word info      
94 to throw word info -soni   87?  
95 to fall word info -mʷot   57  
96 dog huli   7 L
97 bird amæn   1  
98 egg oreli atou   66  
99 feather hili   1  
100 wing aβewe-n   2  
101 to fly -ka   14  
102 rat asu   3, 77  
103 meat/flesh husi   10  
104 fat/grease amur   72  
105 tail βʷatikele-n   65  
106 snake amʷot   12  
107 worm (earthworm)      
108 louse word info out   1  
109 mosquito anam   1  
110 spider      
111 fish mesalo   52  
112 rotten word info mæⁿde   50?  
113 branch word info      
114 leaf loai   17  
115 root liai      
116 flower huŋaiai   1?  
117 fruit heiai   37  
118 grass oumʷunai   31  
119 earth/soil a-tan   1  
120 stone ahatu   1  
121 sand βeien   1, 79  
122 water word info oai   2  
123 to flow -mu-we   65  
124 sea a-tas   1  
125 salt      
126 lake βulioai      
127 woods/forest eiβorohus   88, 109  
128 sky teilaŋ   1, 61  
129 moon aβati   6  
130 star hitu   1  
131 cloud word info mahamah   39  
132 fog kilep      
133 rain ous   1  
134 thunder βoulul   83  
135 lightning ahil   26  
136 wind eaŋ   1, 77  
137 to blow word info -uhi   4  
138 warm word info      
139 cold word info maⁿdil   1  
140 dry word info mukou   29?  
141 wet mermer   35  
142 heavy melas   33  
143 fire ahaŋ   21  
144 to burn word info -mu-niti   86  
145 smoke word info eas   2  
146 ash βuli-mʷalas      
147 black malikelik   41  
148 white moah      
149 red βilihili   18  
150 yellow mʷeaŋeaŋ   9  
151 green memeasen   8, 71  
152 small haβiβi   108  
153 big maritei   113  
154 short word info      
155 long word info taβælah   16, 96  
156 thin word info mæhænihin   1, 50  
157 thick word info mætetel   3  
158 narrow βutali      
159 wide      
160 painful, sick mesai   1  
161 shy, ashamed      
162 old word info musite   1, 118  
163 new haitehau   55  
164 good tahaus   124  
165 bad, evil tisa   1, 99  
166 correct, true mʷomal straight    
167 night βoŋien   1  
168 day aβoŋ   16  
169 year ouh      
170 when? word info aβoŋsa      
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 kekaβei      
182 I inau   1, 21, 22  
183 thou keiko   1, 17, 33  
184 he/she kei   1, 29  
185 we word info ir pl. incl. I  
185 we word info komai pl. excl. E  
186 you kami pl. 1, 13  
187 they keil they 1, 69  
188 what? word info asa   1, 33  
189 who? word info isei   1  
190 other      
191 all      
192 and      
193 if      
194 how? word info      
195 no, not      
196 to count -huli   81  
197 One word info tae   14  
198 Two word info e-lu   1  
199 Three word info selu   1  
200 Four word info a-hat   1, 65  
201 Five word info e-lim   1  
202 Six word info lahetae   20  
203 Seven word info lou-lu   2  
204 Eight word info lou-tel   5, 7  
205 Nine word info lou-hat   20  
206 Ten word info alualim   4  
207 Twenty word info      
208 Fifty word info      
209 One Hundred word info      
210 One Thousand word info      

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