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

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