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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:
175 above      
191 all      
192 and      
146 ash ni-metelˀam      
173 at      
13 back word info ni-taˀun   12  
165 bad, evil i-het   1  
14 belly ni-βetu-ʔ   5  
176 below      
153 big i-ᵐbou   50  
97 bird ne-men   1  
147 black i-metemet   1  
23 blood ni-ⁿdei   1  
15 bone nu-ᵐboloᵑgon   37  
113 branch word info      
18 breast nu-huho   1  
56 child ni-βutu-m   48  
131 cloud word info ni-melin   34  
139 cold word info i-mælˀah   51  
166 correct, true i-leh good X  
168 day ni-ᵐbuŋ   16  
10 dirty i-molol   43  
96 dog ni-kilu   7, 77, 80  
140 dry word info i-mehmeh   11  
82 dull, blunt      
11 dust na-las   4  
43 ear ni-ⁿdilŋa-   1, 40  
119 earth/soil ne-ten   1  
98 egg noˀolin-neteu   1  
204 Eight word info iso-tül   11, 7  
45 eye ni-mata-ʔ   1  
180 far      
104 fat/grease      
60 father tama-m   1  
99 feather ni-ᵐbʷiᵐbo-n   25  
208 Fifty word info      
143 fire na-ˀam   19  
111 fish ni-mahal   52  
201 Five word info i-lim   1  
116 flower      
132 fog      
200 Four word info i-βes   1, 65  
117 fruit na-βʷan   1, 26  
164 good i-leh   59  
118 grass ni-mʷenei   31  
151 green i-ˀasen   8  
26 hair word info ni-sible-n   31, 33  
1 hand ni-βara-ʔ   16  
184 he/she ei   1  
24 head ni-ᵐbatu-   9  
142 heavy i-ⁿdip   14  
61 house ne-yum   1  
194 how? word info      
57 husband ni-morot   63  
182 I kinaŋ   1, 21, 22, 23  
193 if      
174 in, inside      
16 intestines ni-hinin   1  
126 lake      
114 leaf ne-reˀei   47  
2 left ⁿdil-meyir   1, 59  
4 leg/foot ni-ᵐbulu-ˀ   33  
135 lightning ne-βur   26  
17 liver na-mamnin   7, 56  
155 long word info i-ᵐbarap   16  
108 louse word info na-ˀut   1  
54 man/male ni-morot   73  
103 meat/flesh      
129 moon ne-βœl   1  
109 mosquito ni-tuˀes   38, 48, 89  
59 mother amoˀ   23  
59 mother hina-m   1  
30 mouth ni-ᵐboŋo-ʔ   41  
63 name ne-he-n   1, 35  
158 narrow i-βari small x  
179 near      
25 neck ni-ⁿdolo-ŋ   42  
68 needle      
163 new i-βiβeu   1  
167 night liβaˀat   42  
205 Nine word info iso-βei   5  
195 no, not      
27 nose ni-ᵑginhu-ʔ   1, 58  
162 old word info mʷi-ⁿdue   1?  
197 One word info isiˁ   1  
209 One Hundred word info      
210 One Thousand word info      
190 other      
160 painful, sick i-mehe   1, 98  
53 person/human being      
133 rain ne-wuh   1  
102 rat na-laᵐbut   45  
149 red i-mamal   1, 55  
3 right ᵐbaraᵑgin   30  
6 road/path na-hal   1  
115 root na-ˀaran   2, 41  
65 rope ne-tel   1  
112 rotten word info i-mom   51  
125 salt      
121 sand ni-ᵐbinwen Metathesis? *bwinone --> *binwone 1, 79  
124 sea ne-tes   1  
203 Seven word info iso-ru   1, 2  
81 sharp i-makan   14  
154 short word info      
19 shoulder nu-ᵐbataβa-ŋ   65, 1  
161 shy, ashamed      
202 Six word info i-sousi   31  
12 skin no-ˀolsin   73  
128 sky ni-melin tortor   63  
152 small i-βari   42  
145 smoke word info na-ˀam ⁿduŋien   94  
106 snake na-mat   12  
110 spider      
130 star ni-musi   13  
79 stick/wood na-ˀai   1  
120 stone ne-βet   1  
105 tail ni-ᵐbüsü-n   76  
206 Ten word info ilaŋaβül   5, 8  
178 that      
62 thatch/roof      
187 they ar they 1, 70  
187 they ruar they (dual) x  
157 thick word info i-ᵐburut   56  
156 thin word info i-menemenem   1?  
177 this      
183 thou inuŋ   1, 18  
199 Three word info i-tül   1  
134 thunder βarabar   15, 38, 81  
41 to bite -ˀas   1, 60  
137 to blow word info -hup   62, 63  
28 to breathe -ŋaraŋar   13  
144 to burn word info -huli   4  
91 to buy      
38 to chew word info      
85 to choose      
172 to climb word info      
7 to come -βʷeleŋ   25  
39 to cook word info i-meh   19, 82  
196 to count -ᵐbuluŋ   1  
34 to cry -teŋ   1  
78 to cut, hack word info -tere   1  
75 to die, be dead -mes   1  
90 to dig -ˀil   1  
50 to dream      
40 to drink -min   1, 49  
37 to eat -ʔan   1  
95 to fall word info -tamaⁿdau   42  
22 to fear -mataˀ   1  
123 to flow -βaraβar   31  
101 to fly -βiβem   46  
86 to grow word info      
44 to hear -roŋ   1  
171 to hide word info      
72 to hit word info -ᵐbʷil   94  
89 to hold word info -βurβur   34  
69 to hunt word info      
74 to kill -ᵐbʷil   75  
20 to know, be knowledgeable -roŋhor   19, 92  
33 to laugh -mas   58  
49 to lie down word info -metu   37  
76 to live, be alive -mæur   1, 76  
92 to open, uncover      
84 to plant      
93 to pound, beat word info      
64 to say -βʷær   30  
77 to scratch word info -ˀoiˀoi   71, 72  
46 to see -les   14, 94  
67 to sew word info -tur   13  
70 to shoot word info      
51 to sit -sum   40  
48 to sleep -metu   1  
29 to sniff, smell -ŋar   63  
36 to spit -βurei   35  
80 to split word info -tarpor   1  
88 to squeeze word info -βur luŋluŋ   16  
71 to stab, pierce -sim   40  
52 to stand -taris   61  
73 to steal      
42 to suck -ⁿduⁿdum   50  
87 to swell word info      
9 to swim -βahup   78  
21 to think -ⁿdimdim   13  
94 to throw word info -ˀom   85?  
66 to tie up, fasten -malis   80  
8 to turn word info -βiˀis   31  
35 to vomit -luelu   8  
5 to walk -loŋ   60  
83 to work word info raˀien   46  
47 to yawn      
32 tongue ni-malaᵐbœ   30  
31 tooth ni-liβo-ʔ   1, 35  
207 Twenty word info      
198 Two word info i-ru   1  
138 warm word info ipilpil   52  
122 water word info ne-wei   2  
185 we word info niᵑgin pl. incl. I  
185 we word info kamem pl. excl. E42  
185 we word info nuˀun dl. incl.    
185 we word info nuˀumem dl. excl.    
141 wet i-mil   35  
188 what? word info na-hapa   1  
170 when? word info ŋeih   1, 24  
181 where? word info aᵐbeh   3, 59  
148 white i-meβüs   1  
189 who? word info ia   1  
159 wide      
58 wife ni-momo   56  
136 wind na-laŋ   1, 77  
100 wing ni-βara-n   61  
55 woman/female ni-momo   23  
127 woods/forest ni-ᵐbœnˀai   2, 108  
107 worm (earthworm)      
169 year ne-teu   1  
150 yellow i-lütlüt   43  
186 you niᵑgim pl. 1, 13  
186 you nuˀum dl. x  

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