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Language: Merei

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:West Santo 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
4 leg/foot      
11 dust      
38 to chew word info      
47 to yawn      
50 to dream      
53 person/human being      
57 husband      
58 wife      
62 thatch/roof      
67 to sew word info      
68 needle      
69 to hunt word info      
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      
99 feather      
107 worm (earthworm)      
110 spider      
113 branch word info      
125 salt      
126 lake      
128 sky      
154 short word info      
156 thin word info      
157 thick word info      
158 narrow      
159 wide      
161 shy, ashamed      
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      
191 all      
192 and      
193 if      
194 how? word info      
195 no, not      
207 Twenty word info      
208 Fifty word info      
209 One Hundred word info      
210 One Thousand word info      
37 to eat aniani   1  
102 rat ariβ   18  
145 smoke word info asu   2  
41 to bite at   1, 55  
181 where? word info aβea   3, 35  
3 right aⁿdʳiaⁿdʳi-   53  
90 to dig eli   1  
151 green entˢa   8  
196 to count ep   70  
197 One word info ese   1  
63 name ese-   1, 18  
182 I inau   1, 21, 22  
187 they ire they 1, 70  
189 who? word info ise   1  
183 thou iᵑgo   1, 17  
185 we word info iⁿdʳe pl. incl. I45  
49 to lie down word info kokono   65  
170 when? word info lalai moβsa      
55 woman/female lepne   1, 73  
201 Five word info lima   1  
1 hand lima-   1, 64  
202 Six word info lima-raβu   35  
36 to spit loto   37  
132 fog loᵐboloᵐbo   65  
165 bad, evil loᵑgoloᵑgo   102  
35 to vomit lua   8  
61 house mal   30  
48 to sleep malaᵐbo   60, 92  
164 good mamasa   57  
166 correct, true mamasa      
114 leaf manai rau-   1  
26 hair word info manai-βul-   31  
104 fat/grease manaiar-      
16 intestines manaital-   76  
97 bird mano   1  
111 fish mantˢi   53  
150 yellow mantˢina   71  
2 left marau-   2  
139 cold word info marih   1  
10 dirty marou   24  
106 snake marta   12  
103 meat/flesh masao   85  
81 sharp mat   1  
45 eye mata-   1  
22 to fear matau   1  
75 to die, be dead mate   1  
17 liver maᵐbe-   7  
39 to cook word info maⁿdʳa   78  
32 tongue meme-   7, 41  
141 wet meⁿdʳimeⁿdʳiŋ   35  
143 fire mori-aᵐbu   19  
146 ash morβsoa      
119 earth/soil morβtano   1, 34  
27 nose nalsu-   1, 57  
188 what? word info nasaˀu   1  
56 child nat-   5  
184 he/she nie   1, 6  
112 rotten word info nut   92  
115 root ora-   2  
94 to throw word info plei   86  
74 to kill pti   72  
205 Nine word info rai-tat   20  
168 day ran   6  
204 Eight word info rap-tolu   5, 7  
100 wing rara-   63  
203 Seven word info raβ-rua   13  
59 mother raᵐbui-   54, 47  
160 painful, sick rotˢ   32  
44 to hear roŋoin   1  
198 Two word info rua   1  
5 to walk ruruai      
6 road/path sal   1  
101 to fly sale   31  
206 Ten word info saŋaβul   5  
7 to come sioma   1  
137 to blow word info sis   60  
136 wind sisil      
98 egg sle-   56  
15 bone sui-   52  
120 stone sule   19  
144 to burn word info sului   4  
18 breast susu-   1  
60 father tama-   1  
169 year taon   1  
124 sea tas   1  
13 back word info tau-   12  
54 man/male tauⁿdʳu   22, 85  
190 other taˀanono   59  
152 small taˀᵑgir   104  
20 to know, be knowledgeable taβuin   1  
76 to live, be alive taᵐbei   59  
51 to sit taⁿdʳa   84  
46 to see terion   87  
78 to cut, hack word info teβei   40  
14 belly tia-   1  
199 Three word info tolu   1  
153 big torona   48  
71 to stab, pierce tui   14  
52 to stand turi   2, 69  
109 mosquito tˢiŋo   81  
30 mouth tˢiŋo-   55  
95 to fall word info tˢop   13  
33 to laugh uru   13  
12 skin urur-   1, 80  
133 rain usa   1  
108 louse word info ut   1  
31 tooth uⁿdʳu-   18  
34 to cry ŋar   5  
28 to breathe ŋura   13  
64 to say βarai   30  
162 old word info βarese   123  
138 warm word info βarlentˢe      
200 Four word info βat   1, 65  
83 to work word info βauma   84  
135 lightning βilei   26  
88 to squeeze word info βirisi   16  
66 to tie up, fasten βis   86  
130 star βit   1  
105 tail βiⁿdʳi-   76  
129 moon βla   1  
117 fruit βona-   1, 26  
123 to flow βra   31  
148 white βso   94  
116 flower βsoiau   53  
163 new βuaβun   56  
65 rope βuias   58, 65  
79 stick/wood βuiau   29  
118 grass ᵐbalis   1, 81  
155 long word info ᵐbarap   16  
24 head ᵐbatu-   9  
122 water word info ᵐbei   28  
96 dog ᵐbes   72  
19 shoulder ᵐbili-   38  
134 thunder ᵐbiriŋ   80  
121 sand ᵐbonaiβus   77  
43 ear ᵐboro-   16  
8 to turn word info ᵐborsen   115  
80 to split word info ᵐbosoβueβue      
72 to hit word info ᵐbot      
167 night ᵐboŋ   1  
147 black ᵐboŋᵐboŋtuᵐb   79  
142 heavy ᵐburuŋa   75  
29 to sniff, smell ᵐponasirioe   42  
186 you ᵑgam pl. 1, 13  
185 we word info ᵑgamauŋa pl. excl. E44  
149 red ᵑgar   53  
9 to swim ᵑgaru   5  
77 to scratch word info ᵑgaruᵑgarum   59  
140 dry word info ᵑgor   29  
40 to drink ᵑgoᵑgo   54  
89 to hold word info ᵑkau   3  
23 blood ⁿdʳae-   1  
25 neck ⁿdʳalo-   42  
42 to suck ⁿdʳame   50  
21 to think ⁿdʳomⁿdʳom   13  
131 cloud word info ⁿdʳoⁿdʳo   90  
127 woods/forest ⁿdʳuluau   61  

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