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Language: Sowa

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:East Vanuatu 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
1 hand ŋe-   27  
2 left mʷi·   1, 59  
3 right mezo   5, 37  
4 leg/foot le-   37  
5 to walk -wurut   29  
6 road/path sal   1  
7 to come -mai   1  
8 to turn word info -kinsek   117  
9 to swim -los   8  
10 dirty soŋo·   73?  
10 dirty roŋsa   56  
11 dust marsou   88  
12 skin βinu-   28  
13 back word info suⁿdo-   67?  
14 belly wolatne-   39?  
15 bone su-   52  
16 intestines tine-   1  
17 liver zi-   40  
18 breast susu-   1  
19 shoulder bʷa·se-   65, 40?  
20 to know, be knowledgeable -kala   18  
21 to think -dodome   13  
22 to fear -mazaik   72  
23 blood da-   1  
24 head bwozo-   9  
25 neck bʷalakena-   84  
26 hair word info li-   31  
27 nose bwa-ŋsu-   27, 12  
28 to breathe -ŋoŋos   36  
29 to sniff, smell -rŋo-bon   42, 62  
30 mouth lal-wa-   50  
31 tooth liwo   1, 35  
32 tongue me-   7  
33 to laugh -man   51  
34 to cry -daiŋ   1  
35 to vomit -lu   8  
36 to spit -kasu·   19  
37 to eat -kan   1  
38 to chew word info      
39 to cook word info      
40 to drink -mni   1, 49  
41 to bite -kat   1, 55  
42 to suck -rusu   58  
43 ear dalŋe-   1, 40  
44 to hear -roŋo   1  
45 eye dolo-mza-   1  
46 to see -lesi   14, 94  
47 to yawn      
48 to sleep -mzu·   1  
49 to lie down word info -o·   79  
49 to lie down word info -or   79  
50 to dream      
51 to sit -dok   147  
52 to stand -du poswos   2, 73  
53 person/human being azu   24  
54 man/male dalmo   27  
55 woman/female iemat   37  
56 child dozo-      
57 husband esa   2  
58 wife dado-   37  
59 mother dasi-   17  
60 father zama-   1  
61 house imʷ   1  
62 thatch/roof      
63 name se-   1  
64 to say -βe   13, 103  
65 rope ekai   35  
66 to tie up, fasten -bze   86  
66 to tie up, fasten βze   86  
67 to sew word info -solo   32  
68 needle      
69 to hunt word info -koror   59  
70 to shoot word info      
71 to stab, pierce -turu   14  
72 to hit word info -tumu      
73 to steal      
74 to kill -usi   26  
75 to die, be dead -mat   1  
76 to live, be alive -bes   56  
76 to live, be alive -βes   56  
77 to scratch word info -dakri   12, 28  
78 to cut, hack word info -dali   1  
79 stick/wood maisatukai      
80 to split word info -dalpʷere   1, 62  
81 sharp amaman      
82 dull, blunt      
83 to work word info um   1  
84 to plant      
85 to choose      
86 to grow word info      
87 to swell word info      
88 to squeeze word info -busu   18, 71  
89 to hold word info      
90 to dig -kili   1  
91 to buy      
92 to open, uncover      
93 to pound, beat word info      
94 to throw word info -rit      
95 to fall word info -us      
96 dog wiri   7, 75, 80  
97 bird bʷisiel   30  
98 egg dol   1  
99 feather li-   1  
100 wing βalka-      
101 to fly -kak   14  
102 rat zomo   72  
103 meat/flesh anenawi      
104 fat/grease ru-   44  
105 tail kere-   39  
106 snake bʷarasok   20  
107 worm (earthworm)      
108 louse word info ut   1  
109 mosquito tapken   35  
110 spider      
111 fish ek   1  
112 rotten word info apok   30  
113 branch word info      
114 leaf ro-   1  
115 root lipʷe-   18, 44  
116 flower ŋek   1?  
117 fruit wa-   1, 26  
118 grass wa-βlis   1  
119 earth/soil zuzan   1?  
120 stone βat   1  
121 sand on   1  
122 water word info ri   1  
123 to flow      
124 sea zas   1  
125 salt zas   20  
126 lake bulo      
127 woods/forest zabe      
127 woods/forest atʳab   41  
128 sky bini   29  
129 moon wol   1  
130 star wa-mso   13  
131 cloud word info melek   34  
132 fog kaβ   1  
133 rain us   1  
134 thunder bʷatʳuruβa·   84  
135 lightning bilnan   26, 70  
136 wind laiŋ   1, 77  
137 to blow word info      
138 warm word info tawunut      
139 cold word info malas   51  
140 dry word info arakas   1, 85  
141 wet a-mis   49  
142 heavy mʷamres      
143 fire wusab   38  
144 to burn word info -βaŋsi   39  
145 smoke word info asunsap   2  
146 ash zaŋeβ      
147 black ame·   1?  
148 white adao   48  
149 red ame   1  
150 yellow aseset   47  
151 green amalmales   43  
152 small watitik   121, 46  
153 big alok   55  
154 short word info      
155 long word info amraβ   18  
156 thin word info amkiβkiβ   1??  
157 thick word info amzol   3  
158 narrow wattek   82  
159 wide      
160 painful, sick      
161 shy, ashamed      
162 old word info mʷagugze      
163 new arap   9  
164 good awi   1  
165 bad, evil asasanba      
166 correct, true atnotnon straight    
167 night boŋ   1  
168 day ran   6  
169 year dam   30  
170 when? word info naŋis   1, 43  
171 to hide word info      
172 to climb word info      
173 at      
174 in, inside lal   1  
174 in, inside lo   1, 72  
175 above      
176 below      
177 this nini   1  
178 that nizai      
179 near ben      
180 far nawut   85, 86  
181 where? word info sawut      
182 I no·   1, 21, 22  
183 thou ik   1, 17  
184 he/she ni   1, 6  
185 we word info ed pl. incl. I  
185 we word info kamʷam pl. excl. E42  
185 we word info ed raziru dl. incl.    
185 we word info kamʷam raziru dl. excl.    
186 you kimi pl. 1, 13  
186 you kimi raziru dl. x  
187 they ne· they    
187 they ne· raziru they (dual) x  
188 what? word info sowa   1, 72  
189 who? word info sinan   25  
190 other adun      
191 all si·      
192 and      
193 if      
194 how? word info akenbe      
195 no, not atna   106  
196 to count -bʷili   1, 13  
197 One word info tuwal   9  
198 Two word info i-ru   1  
199 Three word info i-zol   1  
200 Four word info i-βet   1, 65  
201 Five word info i-lim   1  
202 Six word info lowal      
203 Seven word info lew-ru   13  
204 Eight word info lep-tul   5, 7  
205 Nine word info lak-pat   20  
206 Ten word info sebʳenok   14  
206 Ten word info ŋawul   5  
207 Twenty word info      
208 Fifty word info      
209 One Hundred word info      
210 One Thousand word info      

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