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Language: Nombotkote (Usus - Melkin)

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:Small Nambas 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
41 to bite      
53 person/human being      
68 needle      
85 to choose      
123 to flow      
125 salt      
126 lake      
132 fog      
155 long word info      
156 thin word info      
157 thick word info      
158 narrow      
159 wide      
173 at      
192 and      
177 this kunaŋa      
178 that kunowa      
178 that kunowa      
185 we word info kəⁿdalriabœl we dl incl    
185 we word info kəⁿdar we dual excl    
6 road/path nɛ-sɛlɛ   1  
16 intestines nɛ-snɛ   1  
22 to fear -mɛtag   1  
23 blood nɛ-ⁿdʳe   1  
44 to hear -raŋ   1  
45 eye nɛ-maːt-   1  
59 mother kaⁿdɛ   1  
60 father kəmɛva   1  
61 house ne-imʷɔ   1  
65 rope nɛtal   1  
70 to shoot word info -βini   1  
75 to die, be dead -mæs   1  
78 to cut, hack word info -tak   1  
79 stick/wood na-i   1  
90 to dig -kl   1  
91 to buy -βul   1  
97 bird na-mæn   1  
99 feather nɛ-βli   1  
108 louse word info na-agʊt   1  
111 fish na-igə   1  
114 leaf na-raui   1  
119 earth/soil nɛ-tɛnɛ   1  
120 stone nɛ-vaː   1  
124 sea nɛ-tas   1  
130 star nɛ-vɛnvʉt   1  
133 rain na-ausə   1  
147 black mɛtɛmɛtɛ   1  
147 black mɛtɛmɛtɛ   1  
163 new vovo   1  
165 bad, evil sɛtɛ   1  
169 year nɛ-tau   1  
184 he/she ie   1  
188 what? word info nɛspi   1  
196 to count -ᵐbuluᵑk   1  
198 Two word info i-rua   1  
199 Three word info i-tl   1  
201 Five word info i-lmɛ   1  
162 old word info mʷatiɛnɛ   1, 118  
183 thou nəŋu   1, 17, 18  
117 fruit na-wa-ni   1, 26  
63 name na-gsɛ-   1, 35  
43 ear ⁿdɛlɛᵑg-   1, 40  
18 breast na-asɪs   1, 55  
149 red miɛlɛ   1, 55  
62 thatch/roof na-rauɛtɛ   1, 61  
80 to split word info -tagᵐborai   1, 62  
19 shoulder na-ᵐbʷotvɛa   1, 65  
76 to live, be alive -mauor   1, 76  
121 sand no-movsuan   1, 77  
12 skin na-wulwul   1, 81  
182 I naŋənə   1, 21, 22  
31 tooth nɛ-ləvʷ-   1, 35  
40 to drink -mɛnajɛmp   1, 49, 55  
27 nose nɛ-ᵑgaːrs-   1, 50  
2 left moir   1, 59  
200 Four word info i-vas   1, 65  
195 no, not isgan   10  
175 above lumʷari   10, 47  
50 to dream -lɛsəᵐbʷari   10, 51, 52  
50 to dream -lɛsəᵐbʷari   10, 51, 52  
96 dog haᵐburman   10, 83  
153 big lɛᵐbɛⁿdʳau   10, 83, 84  
148 white βoβolau   101, 102  
66 to tie up, fasten -tu-   102  
164 good voi   108  
140 dry word info mɛsɛmɛsɛ   11  
64 to say -sərə   113  
13 back word info nɛ-taːg-   12  
106 snake nɛ-mʷote   12  
138 warm word info tɛtn   12  
138 warm word info tɛtn   12  
10 dirty nɛlɛlɪŋə   129  
21 to think -ⁿdʳam-   13  
28 to breathe -ᵑgara   13  
67 to sew word info -tr   13  
203 Seven word info i-laβrua   13  
81 sharp maᵑgal   14, 79, 81  
46 to see -lʊs   14, 94  
103 meat/flesh nɛlaŋa(ᵐbʷos)   15, 79, 91  
49 to lie down word info -mʷonɛndau   15, 91  
49 to lie down word info -mʷonɛndau   15, 91  
1 hand nɛ-vara-   16  
88 to squeeze word info -sosɛ   18, 71  
20 to know, be knowledgeable ⁿdʳaŋ-   19  
47 to yawn -momo-   19  
47 to yawn -momo-   19  
48 to sleep -mʷonɛ   19  
143 fire na-kamb   19  
113 branch word info nɛ-saŋi   2  
115 root na-waːri   2  
172 to climb word info -wolɛsak   2, 52  
52 to stand -tra   2, 69  
205 Nine word info i-laβəs   20  
42 to suck -sɪⁿdʳup   23  
55 woman/female nɛ-tuβʷotɛ   24  
7 to come -βul   25  
187 they ⁿdl they 25  
135 lightning na-aᵐbəlɛ isɛrɛ   26, 70  
102 rat na-aswa   3, 77  
3 right boraŋənə   30  
26 hair word info nɛ-vɛl-   31  
104 fat/grease nɛ-laŋlaŋ   31  
118 grass ɛ-vɛn-mʷonai   31  
131 cloud word info na-mʷap   32  
202 Six word info i-laβsua   33  
8 to turn word info -ⁿdʳi   34  
89 to hold word info -buru-   34  
181 where? word info iosɛ   34  
4 leg/foot ha-lɛ-   37  
109 mosquito nɛ-togas   38, 48  
100 wing ne-vlaŋaui   38, 69, 70  
100 wing ne-vlaŋaui   38, 69, 70  
144 to burn word info -stl   4  
137 to blow word info -upiup   4, 81  
51 to sit -samᵇ   40  
189 who? word info huani   40  
30 mouth na-ᵐboŋ-   41  
176 below vi   41  
25 neck nɛ-ⁿdɛl-   42  
36 to spit -mɛmsɛr   42  
167 night luβukotɛ   42  
171 to hide word info -valɛs   42  
210 One Thousand word info ilaŋaβəl ilaŋaβəl autelaŋaβəl   43  
37 to eat -taotao   45  
83 to work word info -rak   46  
93 to pound, beat word info -ravravɪs   48  
209 One Hundred word info ilaŋaβəl ilaŋaβəl   48  
174 in, inside vanua   49  
186 you nəŋal you pl 49  
197 One word info isua   5  
14 belly na-aβt-   5, 15  
204 Eight word info i-lautl   5, 7  
206 Ten word info laŋaβəl   5, 8  
122 water word info ne-ɛmp   50  
139 cold word info mɛmɛlasɛ   51  
73 to steal -mɛraːp   52  
86 to grow word info -kokoβʷak   53  
86 to grow word info -kokoβʷak   53  
116 flower nɛ-tɛvsi   53, 57  
116 flower nɛ-tɛvsi   53, 57  
92 to open, uncover -wul   55  
95 to fall word info -mor   57  
38 to chew word info -lɛlɛsɛ   58  
161 shy, ashamed mʷolɛ   58  
194 how? word info isaᵐbʷa   58, 63  
69 to hunt word info -wɛrɛndau   59  
129 moon nɛ-ᵐbasi   6  
168 day a-raniɛnɛ   6  
5 to walk -laŋ   60  
84 to plant -kokoβʷak   60  
34 to cry -warɛtɛ   61  
127 woods/forest na-iⁿdua   61  
170 when? word info ɛmɛtɛn iɛlɛvani   61  
110 spider nɛ-ⁿdaŋalɛ   62  
128 sky na-mʷap   63  
190 other tɛtlap   63  
190 other tɛtlap   63  
193 if iɛvaᵐbi   64  
82 dull, blunt ᵐbuk   64, 65  
58 wife nɛ-tuβʷotɛ tɪgɪnɛ = husband? 64, 83  
58 wife nɛ-tuβʷotɛ tɪkɪne   64, 83  
58 wife nɛ-tuβʷotɛ tɪkɪne   64, 83  
152 small rukuᵐboi   66, 117  
71 to stab, pierce -sa   67  
87 to swell word info -lɛᵐbɛ   67  
98 egg no-molop   67  
150 yellow waswasi   67  
107 worm (earthworm) nɛ-ⁿdɛlaːs   68, 64  
107 worm (earthworm) nɛ-ⁿdɛlaːs   68, 64  
32 tongue nɛ-mɛlu   7, 42  
17 liver na-maːᵐbora   7, 53  
77 to scratch word info -kai   71  
142 heavy nɛmᵇ   71  
15 bone na-βʷigai   72  
180 far tioa   73  
180 far tioa   73  
145 smoke word info vunanak   74  
145 smoke word info vunanak   74  
74 to kill -raβisiamæs   74, 1  
101 to fly -al   75  
101 to fly -al   75  
166 correct, true vɛlvɛliᵐbʉsl   75  
105 tail nɛ-vlɛᵐbisi   76, 64  
146 ash nɛ-mosuan   77  
56 child nɛ-tɛɪᵐborai   78  
136 wind nɛ-mɛlasɛ   78  
9 to swim -lɛlɛsɛ   8  
35 to vomit -lualua   8  
151 green mɛmɛlaksɛ   8, 43  
57 husband na-mugut tikine   80, 82  
134 thunder na-aᵐbɛlɛ   82  
191 all omugutntl   83  
191 all omugutntl   83  
94 to throw word info -kɛᵐbuk   84  
33 to laugh -βsɛŋal   84, 49  
141 wet laᵐbulamᵇ   85  
29 to sniff, smell -ᵐbua   86  
72 to hit word info -raβis   86, 100  
154 short word info ᵐboiᵐboi   87  
24 head nɛ-ᵐbʷaːt-   9  
39 to cook word info -tntn   9  
39 to cook word info -tntn   9  
207 Twenty word info laŋaβəl i-rua   9  
179 near saŋasaŋa   90  
39 to cook word info -vovkamp   93  
39 to cook word info -vovkamp   93  
112 rotten word info ŋataŋatɛ   93, 95  
54 man/male na-mugʊt   94  
160 painful, sick ᵑgɛlɛtɛ   94  
11 dust nɛ-tɛnɛsɛlɛ   97  
185 we word info kəⁿdalnoᵐbo we pl excl E  
185 we word info kəⁿdal we pl incl I  
186 you gəⁿdar you dual x  
187 they tldoᵐbo they dual x  
187 they tldoᵐbo they dual x  
208 Fifty word info laŋaβəl ilme laŋaβəl ilme   x  

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