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Language: Nyelâyu

Source/Author:  Ozanne-Riverre (1998) 
Notes:  Ozanne-Rivierre, F. 1998 Le Nyelâyu de Balade (Nouvelle-Calédonie) Langues et Cultures du Pacifique. Paris 
Data Entry:  Typed By: Kirsty Maurits  Checked By: Simon Greenhill 
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Classification:  Austronesian:Malayo-Polynesian:Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian:Eastern Malayo-Polynesian:Oceanic:Central-Eastern Oceanic:Remote Oceanic:New Caledonian:Northern:Extreme Northern 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
1 hand deexe-      
1 hand ye-k   11?  
2 left mao   1, 59  
3 right bayuur      
3 right vala      
4 leg/foot kha-k   1  
5 to walk thââlâ      
5 to walk temwa      
6 road/path daan   1  
6 road/path phwâ-daan   5, 1  
7 to come phee   1  
8 to turn word info beve   87  
8 to turn word info beveen   87  
8 to turn word info cagiin      
9 to swim yhao   5  
10 dirty geek   12  
10 dirty khaac   12  
11 dust pûvûlû   20, 104  
12 skin ii-r   1?  
13 back word info duu- Is this 11 or 12? 82  
14 belly jer   1  
15 bone du   2  
16 intestines haona   33  
17 liver kic   1  
18 breast the-k   1  
19 shoulder bu-   37  
20 to know, be knowledgeable nyelâ   18?  
21 to think namer   28  
22 to fear haaya   1  
23 blood ura   45?, 1  
24 head bwaa-   9  
24 head bwaar-r   9  
25 neck no   18  
26 hair word info pon   31  
27 nose mwade-k   14  
28 to breathe hoorêên      
28 to breathe up      
28 to breathe uver      
29 to sniff, smell bo   42  
29 to sniff, smell boni   42  
30 mouth ye-r      
30 mouth phwâ-nu   36  
31 tooth peenu   21, 1  
32 tongue kume   14, 7  
33 to laugh ap      
33 to laugh awi   102  
33 to laugh awiin   102  
34 to cry kââk      
34 to cry uraut   59  
35 to vomit kôk   38?  
36 to spit chumeen      
37 to eat huc      
38 to chew word info mha   1  
38 to chew word info yac      
39 to cook word info      
40 to drink udu   6  
41 to bite      
42 to suck guxeen      
42 to suck kûûxû   5  
42 to suck tolop      
43 ear jâlî   1  
44 to hear      
45 eye thevâ   34  
46 to see nor   9  
47 to yawn oaem      
48 to sleep aduleeng      
49 to lie down word info      
50 to dream      
51 to sit taabwa      
52 to stand      
53 person/human being aju   96  
54 man/male ac   14  
55 woman/female thaamwa   119  
56 child âlô      
56 child nae-   5, 52  
57 husband aroo-   2, 31  
57 husband yawa      
58 wife yawa   102, 5  
59 mother nya-   1, 83  
60 father caama-   1  
61 house mwa   1  
62 thatch/roof      
63 name naar      
64 to say hari   165  
65 rope      
66 to tie up, fasten ceva      
66 to tie up, fasten ciir      
67 to sew word info thixic   17, 48  
68 needle dubwek   44  
69 to hunt word info cheba      
69 to hunt word info cenga      
69 to hunt word info han      
70 to shoot word info thiup      
71 to stab, pierce      
72 to hit word info âê      
72 to hit word info âêny      
72 to hit word info cher      
72 to hit word info cheru      
73 to steal      
74 to kill      
75 to die, be dead maac   1  
76 to live, be alive maolep      
77 to scratch word info magec      
78 to cut, hack word info hic      
78 to cut, hack word info yawa      
79 stick/wood bwar      
80 to split word info kha      
81 sharp      
82 dull, blunt maavûlû      
83 to work word info chao      
84 to plant theen      
85 to choose chagem   7  
86 to grow word info waara      
87 to swell word info chibu      
88 to squeeze word info peperau      
89 to hold word info      
90 to dig      
91 to buy iyu      
92 to open, uncover tava   37  
93 to pound, beat word info      
94 to throw word info cibwaar      
95 to fall word info tabo   130  
95 to fall word info u      
96 dog koau   17  
97 bird malî   1  
98 egg oga-r      
99 feather      
100 wing      
101 to fly caageen   90  
101 to fly caang   90  
102 rat ciibwin   3  
103 meat/flesh      
104 fat/grease gerec   94  
105 tail thinga-r      
106 snake      
107 worm (earthworm)      
108 louse word info iyi      
109 mosquito nabwi   1  
110 spider hââp      
111 fish no   9  
112 rotten word info      
113 branch word info hada-r   1  
114 leaf dao   1  
115 root wââ-r   2  
116 flower muuc   36  
117 fruit pwa-r   1  
118 grass ureec      
119 earth/soil dilic   1  
119 earth/soil doo   1  
120 stone bôâc   1  
120 stone paye-r   1  
120 stone payi   1  
121 sand on   1  
122 water word info we   2  
123 to flow or      
124 sea wee-xaac   65  
125 salt ôleen      
126 lake      
127 woods/forest jec      
128 sky dan   1  
129 moon mwal   52  
129 moon mwalôk   52, 71  
130 star piyu   1  
131 cloud word info neeny   3  
132 fog karek      
133 rain ora   1  
134 thunder niyu   43  
135 lightning      
136 wind      
137 to blow word info      
138 warm word info nhu   11  
139 cold word info chaam      
140 dry word info mar   1  
140 dry word info mayu   1?  
141 wet been   45  
142 heavy pwaalu      
143 fire naap   48  
144 to burn word info      
145 smoke word info pubo naap   88  
146 ash dap   1  
146 ash davo-r   1  
147 black dado   98  
148 white phoro   3  
149 red mia   1, 55  
150 yellow      
151 green pûny   19?  
152 small hubor      
152 small pwadony      
152 small pwaar      
153 big hâc   7  
154 short word info moyu little    
155 long word info      
156 thin word info ilalac      
157 thick word info huju   28  
158 narrow      
159 wide      
160 painful, sick phaliic   106?  
161 shy, ashamed      
162 old word info hulac   65  
163 new      
164 good   53  
165 bad, evil mwany   36  
166 correct, true      
167 night bwan   1  
168 day taan   6  
169 year jao      
170 when? word info êneen   1  
171 to hide word info taa ooba      
172 to climb word info ta      
173 at      
174 in, inside nan   15  
175 above iyöda      
176 below imidu      
176 below iyödu      
177 this      
178 that      
179 near tayu      
180 far      
181 where? word info iva   3  
181 where? word info ivi   3  
181 where? word info pa   3  
182 I no   1, 22?  
183 thou      
184 he/she ta      
184 he/she te-m      
184 he/she to-n   1, 6  
185 we word info ja incl    
186 you aac      
186 you haac      
187 they lha   1, 70  
188 what? word info da   1  
189 who? word info ti      
189 who? word info -ri      
190 other      
191 all ove      
192 and ma   2  
193 if      
194 how? word info waava      
194 how? word info ca      
195 no, not      
196 to count chom   85  
197 One word info lâic   14  
198 Two word info ru   1  
199 Three word info cen   1  
200 Four word info vaac   1, 65  
201 Five word info nem   1, 15  
202 Six word info nem jiic      
203 Seven word info nem du      
204 Eight word info nem jen      
205 Nine word info nem baac      
206 Ten word info rulîîk   51  
207 Twenty word info      
208 Fifty word info      
209 One Hundred word info      
210 One Thousand word info      

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