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Language: Nahavaq (Benour)

Source/Author:  Tryon (1976) 
Identifiers:  ISO-639-3:sns  Glottocode: sout2857 
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:
38 to chew word info      
47 to yawn      
50 to dream      
53 person/human being      
62 thatch/roof      
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      
103 meat/flesh      
104 fat/grease      
107 worm (earthworm)      
110 spider      
113 branch word info      
116 flower      
125 salt      
126 lake      
132 fog      
154 short word info      
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      
190 other      
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      
146 ash ni-metelˀam      
185 we word info nuˀun dl. incl.    
185 we word info nuˀumem dl. excl.    
6 road/path na-hal   1  
16 intestines ni-hinin   1  
18 breast nu-huho   1  
22 to fear -mataˀ   1  
23 blood ni-ⁿdei   1  
34 to cry -teŋ   1  
37 to eat -ʔan   1  
44 to hear -roŋ   1  
45 eye ni-mata-ʔ   1  
48 to sleep -metu   1  
59 mother hina-m   1  
60 father tama-m   1  
61 house ne-yum   1  
65 rope ne-tel   1  
75 to die, be dead -mes   1  
78 to cut, hack word info -tere   1  
79 stick/wood na-ˀai   1  
80 to split word info -tarpor   1  
90 to dig -ˀil   1  
97 bird ne-men   1  
98 egg noˀolin-neteu   1  
108 louse word info na-ˀut   1  
119 earth/soil ne-ten   1  
120 stone ne-βet   1  
124 sea ne-tes   1  
129 moon ne-βœl   1  
133 rain ne-wuh   1  
147 black i-metemet   1  
148 white i-meβüs   1  
163 new i-βiβeu   1  
165 bad, evil i-het   1  
169 year ne-teu   1  
184 he/she ei   1  
188 what? word info na-hapa   1  
189 who? word info ia   1  
196 to count -ᵐbuluŋ   1  
197 One word info isiˁ   1  
198 Two word info i-ru   1  
199 Three word info i-tül   1  
201 Five word info i-lim   1  
203 Seven word info iso-ru   1, 2  
117 fruit na-βʷan   1, 26  
43 ear ni-ⁿdilŋa-   1, 40  
149 red i-mamal   1, 55  
41 to bite -ˀas   1, 60  
187 they ar they 1, 70  
76 to live, be alive -mæur   1, 76  
136 wind na-laŋ   1, 77  
121 sand ni-ᵐbinwen Metathesis? *bwinone --> *binwone 1, 79  
186 you niᵑgim pl. 1, 13  
183 thou inuŋ   1, 18  
182 I kinaŋ   1, 21, 22, 23  
170 when? word info ŋeih   1, 24  
31 tooth ni-liβo-ʔ   1, 35  
63 name ne-he-n   1, 35  
40 to drink -min   1, 49  
27 nose ni-ᵑginhu-ʔ   1, 58  
2 left ⁿdil-meyir   1, 59  
200 Four word info i-βes   1, 65  
160 painful, sick i-mehe   1, 98  
140 dry word info i-mehmeh   11  
204 Eight word info iso-tül   11, 7  
13 back word info ni-taˀun   12  
106 snake na-mat   12  
21 to think -ⁿdimdim   13  
28 to breathe -ŋaraŋar   13  
67 to sew word info -tur   13  
130 star ni-musi   13  
81 sharp i-makan   14  
142 heavy i-ⁿdip   14  
46 to see -les   14, 94  
134 thunder βarabar   15, 38, 81  
1 hand ni-βara-ʔ   16  
88 to squeeze word info -βur luŋluŋ   16  
155 long word info i-ᵐbarap   16  
168 day ni-ᵐbuŋ   16  
143 fire na-ˀam   19  
39 to cook word info i-meh   19, 82  
20 to know, be knowledgeable -roŋhor   19, 92  
156 thin word info i-menemenem   1?  
162 old word info mʷi-ⁿdue   1?  
122 water word info ne-wei   2  
127 woods/forest ni-ᵐbœnˀai   2, 108  
115 root na-ˀaran   2, 41  
55 woman/female ni-momo   23  
59 mother amoˀ   23  
7 to come -βʷeleŋ   25  
99 feather ni-ᵐbʷiᵐbo-n   25  
135 lightning ne-βur   26  
181 where? word info aᵐbeh   3, 59  
3 right ᵐbaraᵑgin   30  
32 tongue ni-malaᵐbœ   30  
64 to say -βʷær   30  
8 to turn word info -βiˀis   31  
118 grass ni-mʷenei   31  
123 to flow -βaraβar   31  
202 Six word info i-sousi   31  
26 hair word info ni-sible-n   31, 33  
4 leg/foot ni-ᵐbulu-ˀ   33  
89 to hold word info -βurβur   34  
131 cloud word info ni-melin   34  
36 to spit -βurei   35  
141 wet i-mil   35  
15 bone nu-ᵐboloᵑgon   37  
49 to lie down word info -metu   37  
109 mosquito ni-tuˀes   38, 48, 89  
11 dust na-las   4  
144 to burn word info -huli   4  
51 to sit -sum   40  
71 to stab, pierce -sim   40  
30 mouth ni-ᵐboŋo-ʔ   41  
25 neck ni-ⁿdolo-ŋ   42  
95 to fall word info -tamaⁿdau   42  
152 small i-βari   42  
167 night liβaˀat   42  
10 dirty i-molol   43  
150 yellow i-lütlüt   43  
102 rat na-laᵐbut   45  
83 to work word info raˀien   46  
101 to fly -βiβem   46  
114 leaf ne-reˀei   47  
56 child ni-βutu-m   48  
14 belly ni-βetu-ʔ   5  
205 Nine word info iso-βei   5  
206 Ten word info ilaŋaβül   5, 8  
42 to suck -ⁿduⁿdum   50  
153 big i-ᵐbou   50  
112 rotten word info i-mom   51  
139 cold word info i-mælˀah   51  
111 fish ni-mahal   52  
138 warm word info ipilpil   52  
58 wife ni-momo   56  
157 thick word info i-ᵐburut   56  
33 to laugh -mas   58  
164 good i-leh   59  
5 to walk -loŋ   60  
52 to stand -taris   61  
100 wing ni-βara-n   61  
137 to blow word info -hup   62, 63  
29 to sniff, smell -ŋar   63  
57 husband ni-morot   63  
128 sky ni-melin tortor   63  
19 shoulder nu-ᵐbataβa-ŋ   65, 1  
17 liver na-mamnin   7, 56  
96 dog ni-kilu   7, 77, 80  
77 to scratch word info -ˀoiˀoi   71, 72  
12 skin no-ˀolsin   73  
54 man/male ni-morot   73  
74 to kill -ᵐbʷil   75  
105 tail ni-ᵐbüsü-n   76  
9 to swim -βahup   78  
35 to vomit -luelu   8  
151 green i-ˀasen   8  
66 to tie up, fasten -malis   80  
94 to throw word info -ˀom   85?  
24 head ni-ᵐbatu-   9  
72 to hit word info -ᵐbʷil   94  
145 smoke word info na-ˀam ⁿduŋien   94  
185 we word info kamem pl. excl. E42  
185 we word info niᵑgin pl. incl. I  
158 narrow i-βari small x  
166 correct, true i-leh good X  
186 you nuˀum dl. x  
187 they ruar they (dual) x  

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