https://abvd.shh.mpg.de : Austronesian : Crows : Bantu :

Language: Tesmbol (Usus)

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 
Statistics:   
Classification:  Austronesian:Malayo-Polynesian:Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian:Eastern Malayo-Polynesian:Oceanic:Central-Eastern Oceanic:Remote Oceanic:North and Central Vanuatu:Malekula Interior 
Map  Sorry, no map co-ordinates found for this language. 

Resources:

Change History:

No changes logged...

Entries:

ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
21 to think      
39 to cook word info      
41 to bite      
42 to suck      
53 person/human being      
68 needle      
85 to choose      
86 to grow word info      
104 fat/grease      
123 to flow      
125 salt      
132 fog      
154 short word info      
155 long word info      
156 thin word info      
157 thick word info      
158 narrow      
159 wide      
169 year      
173 at      
191 all      
207 Twenty word info      
208 Fifty word info      
209 One Hundred word info      
210 One Thousand word info      
58 wife aᵐbutei etnaŋ      
58 wife aᵐbutei etnaŋ      
112 rotten word info -waⁿdɛ      
145 smoke word info baɾi      
168 day na-ᵐbʷier      
174 in, inside luteli      
176 below rɛvi      
180 far utɪli      
185 we word info ⁿdar we dl incl    
193 if las      
202 Six word info ⁿdʳusai      
6 road/path iselɛ   1  
18 breast nɛ-sɪs   1  
22 to fear -matau   1  
23 blood ⁿdʳe   1  
34 to cry -ⁿdaŋ   1  
44 to hear -roŋ   1  
45 eye mɛt-   1  
61 house e-imʷɔ   1  
70 to shoot word info -βɛnɛ   1  
75 to die, be dead -mɛs   1  
79 stick/wood na-i   1  
80 to split word info -wusᵐbori   1  
97 bird n-mɛn   1  
99 feather nɛ-bɛli   1  
108 louse word info na-wut   1  
111 fish ne-gə   1  
114 leaf arau-nai   1  
120 stone i-vɛt   1  
124 sea ⁿdɛs   1  
130 star ɛvɪlvɪt   1  
133 rain na-use   1  
164 good -ᵐbʷi   1  
188 what? word info isɛvɪn   1  
197 One word info sai   1  
199 Three word info ⁿdil   1  
201 Five word info limɛ   1  
147 black -ʙulɛmɛt   1+  
196 to count -bulo   1, 13  
183 thou aᵑgu   1, 17  
198 Two word info ⁿdʳo   1, 22  
189 who? word info asni   1, 25  
117 fruit a-bunvʷi   1, 26  
63 name nɛks-   1, 35  
43 ear ⁿdaliŋ-   1, 40  
163 new -ᵐbɪβu   1, 46, 50  
184 he/she ai   1, 6  
62 thatch/roof a-rauiɛtɛ   1, 61  
65 rope ⁿdɛl   1, 76  
76 to live, be alive -maur   1, 76  
121 sand movsuwun   1, 77  
119 earth/soil ⁿdɛn   1, 78  
37 to eat -gargan   1, 12  
186 you amul you pl 1, 13  
182 I kanaŋ   1, 21, 22  
31 tooth nɛ-lw-   1, 35  
40 to drink -mun   1, 49  
27 nose ᵑgors-   1, 50  
2 left mʷir   1, 59  
200 Four word info ⁿbɛs   1, 65  
59 mother nɛne   1, 83  
12 skin ulmɛt   1, 97  
5 to walk -βalβal   10  
50 to dream -ᵐbʷari   10  
87 to swell word info -mɛvugʰ   10  
103 meat/flesh nɪ-βsau   10  
195 no, not səgə   10  
175 above ramali   10, 47  
148 white -ᵐboβo   101  
66 to tie up, fasten -tuwun (dautau)   102  
78 to cut, hack word info -rɪs   102  
140 dry word info -mɛsmɛs   11  
152 small -kakal   116  
13 back word info tag-   12  
106 snake imat   12  
138 warm word info -tɛtitin   12  
67 to sew word info -tr   13  
67 to sew word info -tr   13  
28 to breathe -ⁿdʳer mɛlgas   13?  
46 to see -lei   14  
71 to stab, pierce -t͡sar   14  
81 sharp -maᵑgal   14, 79, 81  
16 intestines mɛrt-   15  
49 to lie down word info -mʷɔnmʷɔnɛ   15  
1 hand vari-   16  
203 Seven word info ⁿdʳoro   17  
88 to squeeze word info -ᵐʙus   18, 71  
20 to know, be knowledgeable -roŋ-   19  
48 to sleep -mʷɔnɛ   19  
60 father tata   19  
143 fire na-xaᵐʙ   19  
47 to yawn -mʷiel   19, 34  
162 old word info mutiɛnɛ   1?  
162 old word info mutiɛnɛ   1?  
170 when? word info naise   1?  
10 dirty bitɛnə   2  
113 branch word info t͡saŋai   2  
122 water word info nu-ai   2  
192 and t͡semun   2, 32, 40  
115 root nɛ-ruai   2, 43  
52 to stand -tuar   2, 63  
134 thunder na-ur   2, 63  
204 Eight word info ⁿdʳutil   23, 7  
55 woman/female aᵐbutei   24?  
7 to come -βal   25  
74 to kill -musᵐʙn   26, 1?  
135 lightning nɛ-ᵐʙɛlɛ   26, 70  
101 to fly -marax   27  
102 rat wusu   3  
181 where? word info aiᵐbi   3, 59  
181 where? word info aiᵐbi   3, 59  
181 where? word info aiᵐbi   3, 59  
26 hair word info nɛ-βl-   31  
205 Nine word info ⁿdʳuvɛs   31  
118 grass mʷɛle   31?  
131 cloud word info imaɸ   32  
8 to turn word info -ⁿdri   34  
171 to hide word info -suɔ   37?  
100 wing ablaŋawi   38, 69, 70  
206 Ten word info ⁿdʳualɪmɛ   4  
51 to sit -sumsumɔ   40  
92 to open, uncover -t͡saŋap   40  
144 to burn word info -gan   40, 92  
30 mouth ᵐbuŋ-   41  
126 lake ᵐbuldaŋ   41  
165 bad, evil -saᵐʙ   41  
178 that aia   41  
25 neck ⁿdil-   42  
36 to spit -mɛmsir   42  
167 night laβat   42  
57 husband namut naŋ   45  
57 husband namut naŋ   45  
93 to pound, beat word info -musmuš   45  
83 to work word info -rau   46  
64 to say -batɛn   47, 16  
91 to buy -golɛ   48  
172 to climb word info -naⁿdʳa   48  
172 to climb word info -naⁿdʳa   48  
14 belly woβtu-   5, 15  
90 to dig -sar   50  
153 big -ᵐbau   50  
139 cold word info -mɛlɣas   51  
73 to steal -marax   52  
177 this iaᵑga   53  
116 flower tɪvsi   53, 57  
190 other atli   54  
187 they aⁿdʳɪl they 55  
38 to chew word info -dilim   57  
19 shoulder ne-tɛᵐbɛ   58  
194 how? word info savani   58  
69 to hunt word info -warwar   59, 64?  
129 moon ᵐbesi   6  
84 to plant -gaβa   60  
127 woods/forest ɛᵐdu   61  
110 spider ⁿdaᵑgalɛ   62  
128 sky i-maɸ   63  
161 shy, ashamed -ᵑgɪᵑgɪn   63  
82 dull, blunt ᵐʙux   64, 65  
3 right atᵐbʷi   66  
137 to blow word info -ᵐʙulᵐʙul   66  
98 egg moβʷiʰ   67  
96 dog nakuli   7  
32 tongue mɪlwi   7, 42  
17 liver ᵐbuᵐbur   7, 54  
142 heavy -nɪᵐʙ   71  
98 egg lɛti   72  
166 correct, true ᵐbaraŋan   72  
15 bone fʷiɣai   72?  
56 child ɪⁿdikakal   74  
77 to scratch word info -wiwi   75  
105 tail ᵐʙusi   76  
146 ash ᵐbusuan   77  
4 leg/foot ᵑgɛl-   78  
136 wind mɛlɣas   78  
9 to swim -lɪlɛs   8  
35 to vomit -lualuɔ   8  
151 green -ɛmɛlgɛs   8, 43  
107 worm (earthworm) matarɛ   83  
107 worm (earthworm) matarɛ   83  
11 dust ᵐbaraŋap˺   84  
11 dust ᵐbaraŋap˺   84  
94 to throw word info -ᵐʙuɔ   84  
33 to laugh -ʙusiŋal   84, 49  
141 wet -luᵐʙ   85  
29 to sniff, smell -ᵐbʷi   86  
109 mosquito na-was   87  
72 to hit word info -tmus   88  
24 head ᵐbʷat-   9  
150 yellow -iaŋiaŋ   9  
179 near soŋsoŋ   90  
89 to hold word info -mɪs (tautau)   92  
54 man/male na-mʊt   94  
95 to fall word info -raxai   95  
149 red -loŋloŋ   95  
160 painful, sick -bores   96?  
185 we word info ⁿdɛlᵐbʷati we pl excl E  
185 we word info ⁿdɛlᵐbʷati we pl excl E  
185 we word info ⁿdɛl we pl incl I  
186 you morus you dual x  
187 they aⁿdʳu they dual x  

Seen an error? Please let us know:

Save Data: