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

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