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

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