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Language: Avava (Tisvel)

Source/Author:  Aviva Shimelman 
Notes:  Transcription -- broad -- done with standard IPA with the exception that [ᴅ] was represented as "dʳ". 
Data Entry:  Typed By: Aviva Shimelman  Checked By: Aviva Shimelman 
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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:Malekula Interior:Malekula Central 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
1 hand fara-   16  
2 left mʷiːr   1, 59  
3 right barin   30  
4 leg/foot boloko-   33  
5 to walk -solsol   114  
6 road/path asaːl   1  
7 to come -vʷel   25  
8 to turn word info -ⁿdʳioŋ   34  
9 to swim -lumlum   38  
10 dirty -osokol      
11 dust bisnap   80  
12 skin ipnu-   28  
13 back word info ⁿdʳun   82  
14 belly fatn   5  
15 bone boloŋ-   37  
16 intestines ᵐburtan   75  
17 liver maᵐbʷin   7  
18 breast ahasih   1, 55  
19 shoulder ᵐbatn varan   1, 65  
20 to know, be knowledgeable -rokut-   19, 87  
21 to think -sis-   39  
22 to fear -matak   1  
23 blood ɛⁿdʳe   1  
24 head ᵐbat-   9  
25 neck ᵐbalawa-   84  
26 hair word info sivle-   31, 33  
27 nose onos-   18  
28 to breathe -ŋavaŋap   69  
29 to sniff, smell -ᵐbun   42  
30 mouth ᵐboŋ-   41  
31 tooth ᵐboro   45  
32 tongue lem-   7, 17  
33 to laugh -wan   88?  
34 to cry -ul   59  
35 to vomit -iok   29  
36 to spit -mileᵐʙə   105  
37 to eat -an   1  
38 to chew word info -sem   21  
39 to cook word info -tntn   9  
40 to drink -mɪn   1, 49  
41 to bite      
42 to suck      
43 ear ⁿdeliŋan   1, 40  
44 to hear -roᵐbit   1, 58  
45 eye mat-   1  
46 to see -laᵐbit   99  
47 to yawn -ⁿdu-      
48 to sleep -matur   1  
49 to lie down word info      
50 to dream -laᵐbari   10, 51  
51 to sit -sum   40  
52 to stand -tur   2, 69  
53 person/human being      
54 man/male muːt   94  
55 woman/female momoq   23  
56 child atⁿda   5, 52  
57 husband hi-ʔtana-   86  
58 wife momo-tana-   56, 82  
59 mother ᵑgalu-   65  
60 father mʷom   1, 10  
61 house hiːm   1  
62 thatch/roof iat   1  
63 name isa-   1, 66  
64 to say -tir   117  
65 rope atal   1  
66 to tie up, fasten -pis   32  
67 to sew word info -tur   13  
68 needle      
69 to hunt word info      
70 to shoot word info -luh   15  
71 to stab, pierce -tur   14  
72 to hit word info -rit   49  
73 to steal -pinoki   1, 58  
74 to kill -ritiᵐbun   70, 1  
75 to die, be dead -mat   1  
76 to live, be alive -maur   1, 76  
77 to scratch word info -iorior   70  
78 to cut, hack word info -ter   1  
79 stick/wood aᵑgah   1, 26  
80 to split word info -teruel   28, 1  
81 sharp maᵑgal   14, 79, 81  
82 dull, blunt ᵐbuk   64, 65  
83 to work word info -per   7, 73  
84 to plant -lap   10  
85 to choose      
86 to grow word info      
87 to swell word info -ᵐʙun   7?  
88 to squeeze word info -ᴘuh   18, 71  
89 to hold word info -voro   34  
90 to dig -il   1  
91 to buy -leh   47  
92 to open, uncover -savan   24  
93 to pound, beat word info -ririt   46, 47  
94 to throw word info -pʷeli   86  
95 to fall word info -wam   98  
96 dog kaᵐbʷir   10  
97 bird a-man   1  
98 egg ovoto   63  
99 feather loᵐbon   25  
100 wing ᵐbʷian   2?  
101 to fly -al   75  
102 rat ᵐbʷisiᵐbok   73  
103 meat/flesh misal   84  
104 fat/grease      
105 tail ᵐʙusn   30  
106 snake amat   12  
107 worm (earthworm) o-ⁿdalah   68, 64  
108 louse word info a-ut   1  
109 mosquito anam   1  
110 spider lala   1  
111 fish iki   1  
112 rotten word info -momo   51  
113 branch word info ᵐʙut-n   30  
114 leaf arun   1  
115 root ᵑgeruwen   2, 42  
116 flower taxanan   34  
117 fruit fanan   1, 26  
118 grass soŋosoŋ   80  
119 earth/soil a-tan   1  
120 stone a-vat   1  
121 sand fʷinisilah   87  
122 water word info owe   2  
123 to flow      
124 sea tusuwe   1, 47  
125 salt      
126 lake ᵐʙuⁿdok   41  
127 woods/forest itoro   69  
128 sky alaŋ   1  
129 moon aᵐbasih   6  
130 star fʷinmeseh   13  
131 cloud word info alaŋ   3  
132 fog ⁿdukap   1, 63  
133 rain auh   1  
134 thunder urur   2, 64  
135 lightning alaŋat   73  
136 wind malah   78  
137 to blow word info -uβup   4  
138 warm word info tir   102  
139 cold word info malah   51  
140 dry word info masamah   11  
141 wet miⁿda   35, 90  
142 heavy map   46  
143 fire aːᵐb   19  
144 to burn word info -ⁿdum   1  
145 smoke word info teltel   46  
146 ash fʷilaun   80  
147 black met   1  
148 white op   41  
149 red mial   1, 55  
150 yellow lilit   43  
151 green melmelih   43  
152 small i-ele   66, 82  
153 big -levelep   10, 83  
154 short word info mut   32  
155 long word info ᵐber   16  
156 thin word info      
157 thick word info      
158 narrow      
159 wide      
160 painful, sick fʷini      
161 shy, ashamed ᵐbor   59  
162 old word info tian   1, 118, 122  
163 new      
164 good ruvik   67  
165 bad, evil se   1  
166 correct, true ruvimakanme   7?  
167 night lupat   42  
168 day autiran   6, 52  
169 year aⁿdam   30  
170 when? word info matanal   45  
171 to hide word info -lukun   41  
172 to climb word info -sak   2  
173 at      
174 in, inside ᵐʙut   50  
175 above ⁿdʳakai   25  
176 below lapan   41, 74  
177 this etena   7, 1  
178 that eteh   42  
179 near lile   60  
180 far saman   31  
181 where? word info ᵐbaŋ   60  
182 I nai   1, 21, 22  
183 thou   1, 66  
184 he/she ei   1, 29  
185 we word info iᵑgit we pl incl I  
185 we word info gopm we pl excl E  
185 we word info ᵑgitiⁿdʳui we dl incl    
185 we word info kopiⁿdʳui we dual excl    
186 you kamme you pl 1, 13, 46  
186 you kopiⁿdʳui you dual x  
187 they ier they 1, 70  
187 they ieriⁿdʳui they dual x  
188 what? word info sivet   1, 57  
189 who? word info aːsi   1  
190 other telenan   54  
191 all      
192 and      
193 if ᵐbaːkih      
194 how? word info ᵐbatamak   62  
195 no, not ᵐbʷutik   10  
196 to count -ⁿdowon   42  
197 One word info sapm   58  
198 Two word info i-ru   1  
199 Three word info i-tl   1  
200 Four word info i-vat   1, 65  
201 Five word info i-lim   1  
202 Six word info sout   31, 32  
203 Seven word info souru   9  
204 Eight word info setl   11, 7  
205 Nine word info savat   5  
206 Ten word info laŋal   5, 8  
207 Twenty word info ŋaliru iᵐbanirui   24  
208 Fifty word info nalilim iruman i-rim   x  
209 One Hundred word info ŋat sapm   12, 42  
210 One Thousand word info ŋat sapm ilaŋal      

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