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

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