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

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