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Language: Ambae, West (Ngwatua)

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:
16 intestines      
38 to chew word info      
47 to yawn      
50 to dream      
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      
132 fog      
154 short word info      
159 wide      
161 shy, ashamed      
171 to hide word info      
172 to climb word info      
173 at      
175 above      
176 below      
207 Twenty word info      
208 Fifty word info      
209 One Hundred word info      
210 One Thousand word info      
46 to see taᵑga      
49 to lie down word info ŋʷelulu      
51 to sit huᵑgu      
66 to tie up, fasten saniki      
74 to kill kʷihia      
80 to split word info takʷaka      
81 sharp hoko      
83 to work word info ᵐboloki      
89 to hold word info kʷiriᵐbiᵐbi      
94 to throw word info fohoki      
104 fat/grease ⁿdimdimoka      
112 rotten word info ᵑgʷeruᵑgʷerogo      
126 lake kʷai-toko      
134 thunder ᵑgʷatuhari      
137 to blow word info horo      
139 cold word info kaᵑkaŋʷa      
141 wet maᵑgara      
148 white lotu      
157 thick word info ŋoŋoto      
158 narrow kukuha      
160 painful, sick leŋa      
177 this hika      
179 near ᵑgaᵑgarane      
185 we word info kita rua dl. incl.    
185 we word info kami rua dl. excl.    
193 if ⁿdiko      
194 how? word info kʷorohokinia      
195 no, not hefe      
196 to count tofoki      
6 road/path hala   1  
17 liver ate-ᵑgu   1  
18 breast huhu   1  
22 to fear mataku   1  
23 blood ⁿdai-ᵑgu   1  
30 mouth kʷakʷa-ᵑgu   1  
37 to eat kankan   1  
40 to drink inu   1  
44 to hear roŋo   1  
45 eye mata-ᵑgu   1  
48 to sleep maturu   1  
60 father tama-ᵑgu   1  
61 house iŋʷa   1  
75 to die, be dead mate   1  
77 to scratch word info karoa   1  
78 to cut, hack word info tai   1  
79 stick/wood fikai   1  
90 to dig keli   1  
97 bird manu   1  
98 egg tolu   1  
99 feather βulu   1  
101 to fly roβo   1  
108 louse word info kutu   1  
109 mosquito namo   1  
111 fish ika   1  
114 leaf ra   1  
119 earth/soil tano   1  
120 stone fatu   1  
121 sand one   1  
124 sea tahi   1  
129 moon fula   1  
130 star fitu   1  
133 rain uha   1  
147 black meto   1  
156 thin word info maniβiniβi   1  
165 bad, evil hati   1  
167 night ᵐboŋi   1  
174 in, inside loloni   1  
184 he/she aia   1  
188 what? word info haβa-kina   1  
189 who? word info ihe   1  
198 Two word info ka-rua   1  
199 Three word info ka-tolu   1  
201 Five word info ka-lima   1  
202 Six word info ko-ono   1  
203 Seven word info ka-ᵐbitu   1  
100 wing kaᵐba   1, 12  
183 thou niᵑgo   1, 17, 18  
7 to come βanamai   1, 23  
63 name hia-ᵑgu   1, 38  
41 to bite kati   1, 55  
128 sky mahalegi   1, 63  
187 they aira they 1, 70  
136 wind laŋi   1, 77  
55 woman/female βaβine   1, 106  
186 you kamu pl. 1, 13  
182 I na   1, 21, 22  
170 when? word info naŋahe   1, 43  
2 left ŋʷairi-ᵑgu   1, 59  
200 Four word info ka-βati   1, 65  
13 back word info ᵑgʷula-ᵑgu   10  
152 small kelekele   103  
140 dry word info mamaha   11  
164 good kare   115  
106 snake ŋʷata   12  
27 nose ᵑgʷoŋo-ᵑgu   12, 53  
14 belly taᵑgʷaŋi-ᵑgu   13  
21 to think ⁿdomiⁿdomi   13  
95 to fall word info soβi   13  
162 old word info ŋʷanika   133?  
28 to breathe ma·ᵐbu   14  
71 to stab, pierce haria   14  
103 meat/flesh ᵐboe   15, 70  
43 ear ᵑgʷero-ᵑgu   16  
88 to squeeze word info kʷiriki   16  
155 long word info ᵑgʷaraβu   16, 85  
20 to know, be knowledgeable kikilae   18  
102 rat kariβi   18  
143 fire kaᵐbu   19  
178 that hini   1?  
1 hand kaᵐba-ᵑgu   2  
10 dirty meto black 2  
115 root kakʷari   2  
145 smoke word info ahu   2  
192 and mana   2, 40  
122 water word info kʷai   2, 51  
39 to cook word info monoɣo   21  
105 tail kolo   24  
76 to live, be alive toko   25  
135 lightning fila   26  
12 skin βinu-ᵑgu   28  
169 year huka   29?  
204 Eight word info ka-kʷalu   3  
181 where? word info iβe   3, 35  
131 cloud word info taena-laŋi   3, 36  
69 to hunt word info sorosoro   30  
26 hair word info βulu-ᵑgu   31  
116 flower fira   35  
117 fruit mahu   36  
123 to flow reβe   37  
36 to spit lito   37, 101  
8 to turn word info haleᵐbohe   38  
144 to burn word info hura   4  
53 person/human being toŋoloi   4, 53  
5 to walk laka   40  
19 shoulder tiᵑgʷa-ᵑgu   40, 66?  
29 to sniff, smell ᵐbonbon-roŋo   42, 62  
125 salt kokono   43 L?
142 heavy maβo   46  
64 to say βiti   47  
9 to swim karokaro   5  
56 child natu-ᵑgu   5  
205 Nine word info ka-hikʷa   5  
206 Ten word info haŋaβulu   5  
3 right ŋʷatua-ᵑgu   5, 37  
58 wife fifine hi-ᵑgu   5, 68  
42 to suck rumia   50, 64  
33 to laugh ma·na   51  
15 bone hui-ᵑgu   52  
149 red kara   53  
146 ash ᵑgʷia   55  
153 big lokʷo   55  
65 rope karo   56  
59 mother retahi-ᵑgu   57  
34 to cry ula   59  
31 tooth pati-ᵑgu   6  
168 day rani   6  
57 husband tua-ᵑgu ŋʷarasea   60  
190 other karuaki   61  
67 to sew word info samaβu   63  
52 to stand maraka   66  
32 tongue mea-ᵑgu   7  
96 dog kʷiri   7, 75, 80  
54 man/male ŋʷera   73  
118 grass ⁿduβu   75  
35 to vomit lua   8  
151 green kesakasa   8  
11 dust ᵑgʷia   81  
25 neck kusu-ᵑgu   81  
127 woods/forest ᵐbuᵐbu   83, 85  
191 all funu   84  
72 to hit word info foso   86  
180 far fakaha   87  
24 head ᵑgʷatu-ᵑgu   9  
163 new karaᵑgʷa   9  
150 yellow oŋoro   9, 81  
4 leg/foot tutu·-ᵑgu   95  
138 warm word info ŋʷaŋʷaβi   96  
197 One word info katukʷale   9?  
185 we word info kami pl. excl. E  
185 we word info kita pl. incl. I  
166 correct, true kare good X  
186 you korua dl. x  
187 they aira rua they (dual) x  

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