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

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