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Language: Mae

Source/Author:  Tryon (1976) 
Identifiers:  ISO-639-3:mme  Glottocode: maee1241 
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:Malekula Coastal 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
25 neck      
38 to chew word info      
47 to yawn      
50 to dream      
62 thatch/roof      
67 to sew word info      
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      
103 meat/flesh      
104 fat/grease      
107 worm (earthworm)      
110 spider      
113 branch word info      
116 flower      
118 grass      
125 salt      
126 lake      
130 star      
151 green      
154 short word info      
159 wide      
161 shy, ashamed      
162 old word info      
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      
190 other      
191 all      
192 and      
193 if      
195 no, not      
207 Twenty word info      
208 Fifty word info      
209 One Hundred word info      
210 One Thousand word info      
71 to stab, pierce -heri   14  
89 to hold word info -hututxuni      
137 to blow word info -huβi   62  
123 to flow -kol   62  
77 to scratch word info -kuskusi   69  
46 to see -lehi   14, 94  
35 to vomit -lu   8  
8 to turn word info -lumⁿdʳur   118  
7 to come -me   1  
66 to tie up, fasten -melsi   80  
22 to fear -mtaxit   1  
75 to die, be dead -neh   1  
48 to sleep -netur   1  
49 to lie down word info -netur   37  
40 to drink -nini   53  
44 to hear -roŋo   1  
72 to hit word info -ruᵐbi   87  
29 to sniff, smell -rŋoi   62  
20 to know, be knowledgeable -rŋoⁿdʳoi   19, 91  
76 to live, be alive -seliβ   57  
94 to throw word info -serexi   89?  
95 to fall word info -soβ   13  
42 to suck -sumi   51  
78 to cut, hack word info -tesi   29  
144 to burn word info -tintini intransitive form 1  
52 to stand -tur   2, 69  
36 to spit -təβih   15  
9 to swim -unun   84  
37 to eat -wesi   13  
101 to fly -xaxaⁿd   14, 78, 80  
41 to bite -xehi   1, 60  
90 to dig -xili   1  
34 to cry -ŋar   5  
28 to breathe -ŋoⁿdʳ   13  
64 to say -βeri   30  
88 to squeeze word info -βihih   18, 71  
74 to kill -βini   1  
5 to walk -βiβial   10  
33 to laugh -βɣaur   92  
196 to count -ᵐbasᵐbexi      
69 to hunt word info -ᵐbasⁿdʳelⁿdʳel      
80 to split word info -ⁿderi   62  
21 to think -ⁿdʳoⁿdʳomi   13  
51 to sit at litan   109  
197 One word info axal   42, 57  
181 where? word info aⁿde   3, 59  
189 who? word info ehna      
16 intestines ene-hne-k   74?  
180 far haue      
188 what? word info haxa   1, 59  
165 bad, evil i-hat   1  
153 big i-laⁿdlaⁿd   10, 86  
201 Five word info i-lin   1  
156 thin word info i-mneβneβ   1  
81 sharp i-mon   24  
150 yellow i-mɣel   68  
164 good i-nam   27  
39 to cook word info i-nehix   84  
147 black i-net   1  
149 red i-nial   1, 55  
140 dry word info i-nənəh   11  
160 painful, sick i-ros   32  
198 Two word info i-ru   1  
199 Three word info i-til   1  
141 wet i-wair   35, 47  
202 Six word info i-xowen   1  
200 Four word info i-βat   1, 65  
148 white i-βuh   1  
152 small i-ᵐbihᵐbih   109  
158 narrow i-ᵐbihᵐbih small x  
112 rotten word info i-ᵐbo   52  
155 long word info i-ᵐbraβ   16  
157 thick word info i-ᵐbur   56  
142 heavy i-ⁿdʳoβ   14  
206 Ten word info ihŋaβil   5  
204 Eight word info ixe-wel   3  
138 warm word info ixᵐba   93  
205 Nine word info iɣe-siβ   5  
203 Seven word info iɣe-ⁿdit   1  
194 how? word info iⁿdlaxa      
169 year kaka   67  
186 you keni pl. 1, 13  
27 nose kuhu-k   1, 58, 55  
185 we word info kənen pl. excl. E42  
127 woods/forest lanih   92  
4 leg/foot laβɣa male-k   62  
167 night laᵐbuŋ   1  
128 sky linha      
31 tooth liβo-k   1, 35  
96 dog liⁿdax   29  
115 root ləᵐbanan   18  
2 left mair   1, 59  
57 husband mar   68  
3 right matu   5, 37  
53 person/human being morti   35  
45 eye məte-k   1  
145 smoke word info n-eh naⁿdxan   2  
136 wind n-laŋ   1, 77  
124 sea n-tah   1  
119 earth/soil n-tan   1  
122 water word info n-ua   2  
6 road/path na-hal   1  
61 house na-in   1  
106 snake na-mat   12  
121 sand na-oen   1  
133 rain na-uh   1  
63 name na-xa-k   1, 37  
100 wing na-xaⁿda-n   1, 12, 67  
108 louse word info na-xut   1  
129 moon na-βil   1  
117 fruit na-βŋan   13  
23 blood na-ⁿdʳe-k   1  
139 cold word info nalɣaiɣehi   51  
109 mosquito namux   1  
97 bird nanix   1  
65 rope narit   63  
111 fish nas   53  
143 fire naⁿdə-xan   19  
132 fog ne-hnalⁿdʳaβ cloud    
32 tongue ne-ne-k   7  
18 breast ne-sus ho-k   1  
135 lightning ne-βial   26  
131 cloud word info neh nalⁿdʳaβ      
54 man/male nerner   73  
79 stick/wood nesⁿden-xa   1  
56 child netu-k   5  
185 we word info nikiⁿdʳ pl. incl. I  
185 we word info nikiⁿdʳ-ᵐbaru dl. incl.    
168 day no-tʳen   6, 52  
183 thou nox   1, 18  
59 mother nunu Address term 53  
120 stone nə-βat   1  
163 new nəmaxleβi   45  
26 hair word info pəle-ᵐbati-k   31, 60  
114 leaf ron-xa   1  
17 liver sanlale-k   15  
30 mouth soŋoŋk   55  
15 bone su-k   52  
60 father tata Address term 19  
13 back word info taxu-k   12  
14 belly təᵐbaxi-m   36, 99  
166 correct, true xain      
184 he/she xain   1, 29  
187 they xair they 1, 69  
102 rat xariβ   18  
182 I xono   1, 21, 22  
170 when? word info əβeliŋ   59  
55 woman/female βinaⁿdʳ   86  
58 wife βinaⁿdʳ ho-k   5, 63  
99 feather βle nanix   1  
12 skin βle-k   1, 81  
1 hand βra-k   16  
105 tail ᵐbalxa-n   60  
24 head ᵐbati-k   9  
134 thunder ᵐbetᵐbetekur   2, 84  
146 ash ᵐbiteβ naβih      
19 shoulder ᵐbitihuᵐboβra-m   65, 1  
11 dust ᵐbitiβ   80?  
83 to work word info ⁿdahan   75  
10 dirty ⁿdeneh naβram   100  
43 ear ⁿdəlŋaᵑk   1, 40  
98 egg ⁿdʳul-nato   1, 66  

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