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Language: Nokuku

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:
5 to walk      
8 to turn word info      
10 dirty      
11 dust      
16 intestines      
20 to know, be knowledgeable      
21 to think      
22 to fear      
28 to breathe      
29 to sniff, smell      
38 to chew word info      
40 to drink      
42 to suck      
47 to yawn      
49 to lie down word info      
50 to dream      
53 person/human being      
57 husband      
58 wife      
62 thatch/roof      
64 to say      
67 to sew word info      
68 needle      
69 to hunt word info      
70 to shoot word info      
71 to stab, pierce      
73 to steal      
74 to kill      
76 to live, be alive      
77 to scratch word info      
78 to cut, hack word info      
79 stick/wood      
80 to split word info      
81 sharp      
82 dull, blunt      
83 to work word info      
84 to plant      
85 to choose      
86 to grow word info      
87 to swell word info      
88 to squeeze word info      
90 to dig      
91 to buy      
92 to open, uncover      
93 to pound, beat word info      
94 to throw word info      
99 feather      
103 meat/flesh      
104 fat/grease      
107 worm (earthworm)      
110 spider      
112 rotten word info      
113 branch word info      
115 root      
116 flower      
117 fruit      
118 grass      
123 to flow      
124 sea      
125 salt      
126 lake      
127 woods/forest      
128 sky      
132 fog      
134 thunder      
138 warm word info      
139 cold word info      
144 to burn word info      
151 green      
154 short word info      
155 long word info      
156 thin word info      
157 thick word info      
158 narrow      
159 wide      
161 shy, ashamed      
162 old word info      
163 new      
166 correct, true      
168 day      
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      
181 where? word info      
190 other      
191 all      
192 and      
193 if      
194 how? word info      
195 no, not      
196 to count      
207 Twenty word info      
208 Fifty word info      
209 One Hundred word info      
210 One Thousand word info      
1 hand lima-ʔu   1  
2 left βaka mɛra-ˀu   2  
3 right βaka mɛtua-ˀu   5, 37  
4 leg/foot palo-ˀu   33  
6 road/path riɔ   39  
7 to come simae   1  
9 to swim lolosa   8  
12 skin kuri-ˀu   1, 80  
13 back word info kɔnpuli-ˀu   60?  
14 belly teɔ-ku   1  
15 bone sui-ˀu   52  
17 liver wiso-ˀu   31  
18 breast manso-ˀu   47?  
19 shoulder riri-ʔu   68  
23 blood mekeβi-ˀu   52  
24 head putu-ʔu   9  
25 neck alo-ʔu   42  
26 hair word info wulu-ʔu   31  
27 nose nunɔ-ʔu   34  
30 mouth wawa-ʔu   1  
31 tooth peti-ʔu   6  
32 tongue meme-ʔu   7, 41  
33 to laugh man   51  
34 to cry kɔkɔre   39  
35 to vomit lulue   8  
36 to spit lotou   37  
37 to eat kɔngɔni   1  
39 to cook word info ma   19  
41 to bite ketia   1, 55  
43 ear ɔnnɔ-ʔu      
44 to hear ronoa   1, 59  
45 eye mɛtɔ-ʔu   1  
46 to see βaroa   98  
48 to sleep tˢinaro   89  
51 to sit toto   80  
52 to stand tusake   2, 69, 82  
54 man/male leman   1, 71  
55 woman/female keˀai      
56 child notu-ˀu   5  
59 mother tino-ˀo   1  
60 father tata Address term 19  
61 house wɛnua   7  
63 name kise-ˀu   1, 35  
65 rope asi   58  
66 to tie up, fasten mɔltˢɔnia      
72 to hit word info losia   41  
75 to die, be dead mate   1  
89 to hold word info otai      
95 to fall word info tˢoβi   13  
96 dog pes   72  
97 bird man   1  
98 egg otoli-n   1  
100 wing kaβɛ-n   1  
101 to fly sale   31  
102 rat keriβ   18  
105 tail lapʷɛ-na   62  
106 snake mata   12  
108 louse word info kutu-ˀu   1  
109 mosquito moki   1, 80  
111 fish ikˀa   1  
114 leaf rai   1  
119 earth/soil lɛpa   11, 73  
120 stone sul   19  
121 sand ona   1  
122 water word info pei   28  
129 moon wul   1  
130 star matˢoe   13  
131 cloud word info oˀo   90  
133 rain usa   1  
135 lightning lɛtˢmare      
136 wind lani   1, 77  
137 to blow word info suβia   62  
140 dry word info raˀe   1, 85  
141 wet ɛrisi      
142 heavy pupukɛti   73  
143 fire ɔβi   1  
145 smoke word info osun   2  
146 ash kuβkuβu      
147 black maɛto   1  
148 white wuˀa   13, 93  
149 red kekare   53  
150 yellow malkɛtˢa   79  
152 small takariki   66  
153 big salau      
160 painful, sick ososi   104  
164 good lele   59  
165 bad, evil oʔowun      
167 night ˀoˀor   68, 69  
169 year towun   1  
170 when? word info nɛnɛs   1, 43  
182 I nau   1, 21, 22  
183 thou nikɔ·   1, 17, 18  
184 he/she nikin   1, 6  
185 we word info riˀɛ pl. incl. I  
185 we word info ɛmam pl. excl. E42  
185 we word info orua dl. incl.    
185 we word info omorua dl. excl.    
186 you ɛmio pl. 1, 13  
186 you omrua dl. x  
187 they rire they 1, 48  
187 they rurua they (dual) x  
188 what? word info mɔ·      
189 who? word info sei   1  
197 One word info teu   9  
198 Two word info rua   1  
199 Three word info tol   1  
200 Four word info βati   1, 65  
201 Five word info lima   1  
202 Six word info ono   1  
203 Seven word info pitu   1  
204 Eight word info ali   3  
205 Nine word info tˢiwa   5  
206 Ten word info sonowul   5  

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