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

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