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Language: Bierebo (Tavio)

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:Epi:Lamenu-Baki:Baki-Bierebo 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
1 hand limæ-ᵑku   1  
2 left mʷel   1, 59  
3 right mærua   5, 37  
4 leg/foot na-ᵑku   98  
5 to walk -yali Loan word from Mate/ Filakara/ Nul? 10, 63 L?
6 road/path mæraβa   41  
7 to come -nəmi   1, 74  
8 to turn word info -βiliŋ-soɣo   4  
9 to swim -lele   77  
10 dirty meleβil      
11 dust pulu-yæβi   25  
12 skin kulute   1  
13 back word info mʷaⁿdo-ᵑgu   35  
14 belly moᵐbo-ᵑku   74  
15 bone βər-i   71  
16 intestines      
17 liver puri-aru   1, 34  
18 breast mara-yu-na   47  
19 shoulder puruᵑgea-ᵑku   55  
20 to know, be knowledgeable -loᵑgəlea   19, 111  
21 to think -sⁿdemyuia   13, 51  
22 to fear -məraku   1  
23 blood kuru-sa   45  
24 head βaru-ᵑk   9  
25 neck puru-ᵑgia-ᵑgu   77  
26 hair word info βilu-ᵑk   31  
27 nose sinu-ᵑgu   64  
28 to breathe -miβeβ   62  
29 to sniff, smell -unuia      
30 mouth no-ᵑku   46  
31 tooth luwo-ᵑk   1, 35  
32 tongue pur-məna-ᵑgu   7, 43  
33 to laugh -βtaɣal   84  
34 to cry -ⁿdaŋa   1  
35 to vomit -lilua   8  
36 to spit -laɣatir   104  
37 to eat -snaŋana   34  
38 to chew word info      
39 to cook word info menaɣa   21  
40 to drink -munia   1, 49  
41 to bite -saria   62  
42 to suck      
43 ear təlne-ᵑk   1  
44 to hear -loŋea   1  
45 eye kono-məra-ᵑku   1  
46 to see -βituia   86  
47 to yawn      
48 to sleep -mʷenu   19  
49 to lie down word info -mʷeno   15  
50 to dream      
51 to sit -toɣtan   80, 105  
52 to stand -tmalu   25  
53 person/human being      
54 man/male yirumʷen   1, 14  
55 woman/female təraɣa   80  
56 child ka-naru-ᵑgu   5, 53  
57 husband koa-ᵑgu   62  
58 wife koa-ᵑgu   1, 53  
59 mother auna   71  
60 father ata Address term 19  
61 house iuma   1  
62 thatch/roof      
63 name kiaᵑgi   1, 38  
64 to say -βit   47  
65 rope tali̥   1  
66 to tie up, fasten -yiᵑgaria   85  
67 to sew word info -tluia   60  
68 needle      
69 to hunt word info      
70 to shoot word info      
71 to stab, pierce -tluia   14  
72 to hit word info -waia   86  
73 to steal      
74 to kill -wamær   66, 2  
75 to die, be dead -mær   1  
76 to live, be alive -mæl   1, 76  
77 to scratch word info -sβaria   73, 74  
78 to cut, hack word info -taia   1  
79 stick/wood lesi   27?  
80 to split word info -taβʷaɣaia   4, 6  
81 sharp mæl   14, 81  
82 dull, blunt      
83 to work word info yimʷaɣaian   1, 89  
84 to plant      
85 to choose      
86 to grow word info      
87 to swell word info      
88 to squeeze word info -ukinia      
89 to hold word info -ᵑgaria   3  
90 to dig -ᵑgilia   1  
91 to buy      
92 to open, uncover      
93 to pound, beat word info      
94 to throw word info -suwaɣania   85?  
95 to fall word info -leru   7  
96 dog kuli   7 L
97 bird mænu   1  
98 egg maᵐbulu toa   59  
99 feather lukute      
100 wing kulsuena   2, 62, 64  
101 to fly -sa·ɣa   14  
102 rat sau   3, 74  
103 meat/flesh kəlamʷe   15, 70, 82  
104 fat/grease      
105 tail pəlatuᵑgien   61  
106 snake mʷara   12  
107 worm (earthworm)      
108 louse word info səru   1  
109 mosquito namu̥   1  
110 spider      
111 fish isa      
112 rotten word info menun   51  
113 branch word info      
114 leaf limesi   46  
115 root wales      
116 flower nalesi   54  
117 fruit məra-lasi   36  
118 grass lumʷəne   31  
119 earth/soil pəro-tan   1, 67  
120 stone kəla-wæru   1, 40  
121 sand in-on   1  
122 water word info wi   2  
123 to flow -mie   59  
124 sea ti   1  
125 salt      
126 lake      
127 woods/forest yomarua   79  
128 sky ᵐben      
129 moon sβario   54, 56  
130 star βeruwe   70  
131 cloud word info purumaɣa      
132 fog mʷænin   64  
133 rain yuwa   1  
134 thunder ᵐbolul   83  
135 lightning yo-βle   26, 72  
136 wind laŋ   1, 77  
137 to blow word info -yuia   62  
138 warm word info menmenəβə      
139 cold word info mi-manin   1, 99  
140 dry word info me-mæ   11  
141 wet meⁿdu   35, 89  
142 heavy mi   72?  
143 fire saβi   38  
144 to burn word info -saβia   84  
145 smoke word info miyu   2, 76  
146 ash pulu-yæβi   78  
147 black mæles   41?  
148 white miwe   98  
149 red pilil   18  
150 yellow mə-leleru   76  
151 green memeaɣa   8, 71  
152 small βotelik      
153 big βilaβa   10, 107  
154 short word info      
155 long word info piaβi   16, 85  
156 thin word info meniniβ   1  
157 thick word info mererel   3  
158 narrow      
159 wide      
160 painful, sick meaɣa      
161 shy, ashamed      
162 old word info wur-mærua   1  
163 new wutə-βi   10, 59  
164 good ᵐbo   108, 109  
165 bad, evil peowa   101  
166 correct, true menmeⁿdu straight    
167 night aβoŋ   1  
168 day ᵐboŋote   16  
169 year yuwi   29, 65  
170 when? word info ne      
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 ᵐbe   3, 59  
182 I kinu   1, 21, 22  
183 thou soɣo      
184 he/she naŋana   1, 6  
185 we word info ᵑgita pl. incl. I  
185 we word info kumæm pl. excl. E42  
186 you kamiu pl. 1, 13  
187 they nal nai they 1, 33  
188 what? word info yaɣai      
189 who? word info kanai   64  
190 other      
191 all      
192 and      
193 if      
194 how? word info      
195 no, not      
196 to count -βlukia   1  
197 One word info taɣana   14  
198 Two word info lua   1  
199 Three word info telu   1  
200 Four word info βær   1, 65  
201 Five word info limæ   1  
202 Six word info arɣa   24  
203 Seven word info oɣo-lua   4, 2  
204 Eight word info oɣo-relu   5, 7  
205 Nine word info oɣo-wær   20  
206 Ten word info lualimæ   4  
207 Twenty word info      
208 Fifty word info      
209 One Hundred word info      
210 One Thousand word info      

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