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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:
16 intestines      
38 to chew word info      
42 to suck      
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      
104 fat/grease      
107 worm (earthworm)      
110 spider      
113 branch word info      
125 salt      
126 lake      
154 short word info      
158 narrow      
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      
10 dirty meleβil      
29 to sniff, smell -unuia      
88 to squeeze word info -ukinia      
99 feather lukute      
111 fish isa      
115 root wales      
131 cloud word info purumaɣa      
138 warm word info menmenəβə      
152 small βotelik      
170 when? word info ne      
183 thou soɣo      
188 what? word info yaɣai      
7 to come -nəmi   1  
12 skin kulute   1  
22 to fear -məraku   1  
27 nose sinu-ᵑgu   1  
34 to cry -ⁿdaŋa   1  
43 ear təlne-ᵑk   1  
44 to hear -loŋea   1  
45 eye kono-məra-ᵑku   1  
61 house iuma   1  
65 rope tali̥   1  
75 to die, be dead -mær   1  
78 to cut, hack word info -taia   1  
90 to dig -ᵑgilia   1  
97 bird mænu   1  
108 louse word info səru   1  
109 mosquito namu̥   1  
121 sand in-on   1  
124 sea ti   1  
133 rain yuwa   1  
156 thin word info meniniβ   1  
160 painful, sick meaɣa   1  
162 old word info wur-mærua   1  
167 night aβoŋ   1  
196 to count -βlukia   1  
198 Two word info lua   1  
199 Three word info telu   1  
201 Five word info limæ   1  
187 they nal nai they 1, 33  
63 name kiaᵑgi   1, 38  
120 stone kəla-wæru   1, 40  
58 wife koa-ᵑgu   1, 53  
1 hand limæ-ᵑku   1, 64  
119 earth/soil pəro-tan   1, 67  
76 to live, be alive -mæl   1, 76  
136 wind laŋ   1, 77  
83 to work word info yimʷaɣaian   1, 89  
139 cold word info mi-manin   1, 99  
186 you kamiu pl. 1, 13  
54 man/male yirumʷen   1, 14  
182 I kinu   1, 21, 22  
17 liver puri-aru   1, 34  
31 tooth luwo-ᵑk   1, 35  
2 left mʷel   1, 59  
184 he/she naŋana   1, 6  
200 Four word info βær   1, 65  
98 egg maᵐbulu toa   1, 70  
40 to drink -munia   1, 73  
153 big βilaβa   10, 107  
163 new wutə-βi   10, 59  
5 to walk -yali Loan word from Mate/ Filakara/ Nul? 10, 63  
165 bad, evil peowa   101  
36 to spit -laɣatir   104  
164 good ᵐbo   108  
140 dry word info me-mæ   11  
106 snake mʷara   12  
21 to think -sⁿdemyuia   13, 51  
71 to stab, pierce -tluia   14  
101 to fly -sa·ɣa   14  
197 One word info taɣana   14  
81 sharp mæl   14, 79, 81  
49 to lie down word info -mʷeno   15  
103 meat/flesh kəlamʷe   15, 70, 82  
155 long word info piaβi   16  
168 day ᵐboŋote   16  
149 red pilil   18  
48 to sleep -mʷenu   19  
60 father ata Address term 19  
20 to know, be knowledgeable -loᵑgəlea   19, 111  
122 water word info wi   2  
100 wing kulsuena   2, 62, 64  
145 smoke word info miyu   2, 76  
205 Nine word info oɣo-wær   20  
39 to cook word info menaɣa   21  
202 Six word info arɣa   24  
11 dust pulu-yæβi   25  
52 to stand -tmalu   25  
135 lightning yo-βle   26, 72  
79 stick/wood lesi   27?  
128 sky ᵐben   29  
169 year yuwi   29, 65  
89 to hold word info -ᵑgaria   3  
157 thick word info mererel   3  
181 where? word info ᵐbe   3, 59  
102 rat sau   3, 74  
26 hair word info βilu-ᵑk   31  
118 grass lumʷəne   31  
37 to eat -snaŋana   34  
13 back word info mʷaⁿdo-ᵑgu   35  
141 wet meⁿdu   35, 89  
117 fruit məra-lasi   36  
143 fire saβi   38  
8 to turn word info -βiliŋ-soɣo   4  
206 Ten word info lualimæ   4  
203 Seven word info oɣo-lua   4, 2  
80 to split word info -taβʷaɣaia   4, 6  
6 road/path mæraβa   41  
147 black mæles   41?  
23 blood kuru-sa   45  
30 mouth no-ᵑku   46  
114 leaf limesi   46  
18 breast mara-yu-na   47  
64 to say -βit   47  
3 right mærua   5, 37  
56 child ka-naru-ᵑgu   5, 53  
204 Eight word info oɣo-relu   5, 7  
112 rotten word info menun   51  
116 flower nalesi   54  
129 moon sβario   54, 56  
19 shoulder puruᵑgea-ᵑku   55  
123 to flow -mie   59  
67 to sew word info -tluia   60  
105 tail pəlatuᵑgien   61  
28 to breathe -miβeβ   62  
41 to bite -saria   62  
57 husband koa-ᵑgu   62  
137 to blow word info -yuia   62  
132 fog mʷænin   64  
189 who? word info kanai   64  
74 to kill -wamær   66, 2  
95 to fall word info -leru   7  
96 dog kuli   7 L
32 tongue pur-məna-ᵑgu   7, 43  
130 star βeruwe   70  
15 bone βər-i   71  
59 mother auna   71  
142 heavy mi   72?  
77 to scratch word info -sβaria   73  
14 belly moᵐbo-ᵑku   74  
150 yellow mə-leleru   76  
9 to swim -lele   77  
25 neck puru-ᵑgia-ᵑgu   77  
146 ash pulu-yæβi   78  
127 woods/forest yomarua   79  
35 to vomit -lilua   8  
151 green memeaɣa   8, 71  
55 woman/female təraɣa   80  
51 to sit -toɣtan   80, 105  
134 thunder ᵐbolul   83  
33 to laugh -βtaɣal   84  
144 to burn word info -saβia   84  
66 to tie up, fasten -yiᵑgaria   85  
94 to throw word info -suwaɣania   85?  
46 to see -βituia   86  
72 to hit word info -waia   86  
24 head βaru-ᵑk   9  
4 leg/foot na-ᵑku   98  
148 white miwe   98  
185 we word info kumæm pl. excl. E42  
185 we word info ᵑgita pl. incl. I  
166 correct, true menmeⁿdu straight x  

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