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Language: Tesmbol (Melaklak)

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:
1 hand vari-   16  
2 left mʷɛr   1, 59  
3 right atᵐbʷi   66  
4 leg/foot ɛl-   37  
5 to walk -balwal   10  
6 road/path      
7 to come -βʷal   25  
8 to turn word info -ⁿdri   34  
9 to swim -lɛlɛs   8  
10 dirty mitɛnə   2  
11 dust      
12 skin ulmɛt   1, 97  
13 back word info taɣ-   12  
14 belly fʷot-   5?  
15 bone aβʷigai   72  
15 bone fʷiᵑgai   72  
16 intestines mert-   15  
17 liver boᵐbur   7, 54  
18 breast nɛ-sis   1  
19 shoulder lelu      
20 to know, be knowledgeable -roŋ-   19  
21 to think -lelov      
22 to fear -natao   1  
23 blood ⁿdʳe   1  
24 head ᵐbʷat-   9  
25 neck ⁿdel-   42  
26 hair word info nɛ-vl-   31  
27 nose ᵑgors-   1, 50  
28 to breathe -ⁿdʳer   13?  
29 to sniff, smell      
30 mouth ᵐboŋ-   41  
31 tooth nɛ-lβʷ-   1, 35  
32 tongue nɛ-lwiʰ-   7, 42  
33 to laugh -ʙɪsiŋal   84, 49  
34 to cry -daŋ   1  
35 to vomit -lua   8  
36 to spit -mɛmsir   42  
37 to eat -gaːl   1, 12  
38 to chew word info -dilin   57  
39 to cook word info -sɛv   97  
40 to drink -mun   1, 49  
41 to bite      
42 to suck      
43 ear deliŋ-   1, 40  
44 to hear -ⁿdʳoŋ   1  
45 eye mɛt-   1  
46 to see -lei   14  
47 to yawn -mʷiel   19, 34  
48 to sleep -mʷɛn   19  
49 to lie down word info -manmɛn   15  
50 to dream -ᵐbari   10  
51 to sit -sumsuᵐʙ   40  
52 to stand -duar   2, 63  
53 person/human being      
54 man/male ʔmo   73?  
55 woman/female sɛvər      
56 child kakæl   74  
57 husband      
58 wife      
59 mother nɛne   1, 83  
60 father tata   19  
61 house ne-imo   1  
62 thatch/roof na-riɛt   1, 61  
63 name      
64 to say -tɛn   16  
65 rope tɛl   1  
66 to tie up, fasten -tir      
67 to sew word info      
68 needle      
69 to hunt word info -wɛrwɛr   59, 64  
70 to shoot word info -ᵐbas   8  
71 to stab, pierce -t͡sar   14  
72 to hit word info      
73 to steal      
74 to kill -mustɛlɛs      
75 to die, be dead -mɛs   1  
76 to live, be alive      
77 to scratch word info -ᵑguiwi   75  
78 to cut, hack word info -rus   102  
79 stick/wood na-i   1  
80 to split word info -ᵐbori   1  
81 sharp maᵑgal   14, 79, 81  
82 dull, blunt ᵐʙugə   64, 65  
83 to work word info -ⁿdʳau   46  
84 to plant -kava   60  
85 to choose      
86 to grow word info      
87 to swell word info -mɛβugə   10  
88 to squeeze word info -ᵑgit      
89 to hold word info -ᵑgames   92  
90 to dig -tɛr   50  
91 to buy -gol   48  
92 to open, uncover -saŋaᵐp   40  
93 to pound, beat word info -mutmus   45  
94 to throw word info -ᵐʙu   84?  
95 to fall word info -ragai   95  
96 dog kʊli   7  
97 bird n-mɛn   1  
98 egg lɛti   72  
99 feather nɛ-vɛli   1  
100 wing      
101 to fly -marax   27  
102 rat wasou   3  
103 meat/flesh nɛ-βsou   10  
104 fat/grease      
105 tail ᵐʙusi   30  
106 snake nɛ-mat   12  
107 worm (earthworm)      
108 louse word info na-wut   1, 13  
109 mosquito na-was   87  
110 spider ᵑgaᵑgau   8  
111 fish ne-igəri   1  
112 rotten word info ᵑgoⁿd   93, 94  
113 branch word info t͡saŋai   2  
114 leaf rawai   1  
115 root na-ruai   2, 42  
116 flower tivsi   53, 57  
117 fruit voᵑgʷi   9  
117 fruit fʷiⁿβʷi   1, 26?  
118 grass mʷənei   31  
119 earth/soil ken   1, 79  
120 stone ʔe-vet   1  
121 sand ɛmovsuan   1, 77  
122 water word info na-wai   2  
123 to flow      
124 sea tes   1  
125 salt      
126 lake lelɛᵐbɛ   37  
127 woods/forest ᵑgartir      
128 sky nɛ-map   63  
129 moon ᵐbɛsi   6  
130 star vɛlvit   1  
131 cloud word info imap   32  
131 cloud word info lɛmɛt   110  
132 fog soŋsoŋ   71  
133 rain na-use   1  
134 thunder naur   2, 63  
135 lightning ᵐbəle   26, 70  
136 wind malgas   78?  
137 to blow word info -ⁿdʳɛt      
138 warm word info lɪtɪn   12  
139 cold word info malgas   51  
140 dry word info tɛnɛ      
141 wet luᵐʙ   85  
142 heavy nɪᵐʙ   71  
143 fire nɐɣaᵐʙ   19  
144 to burn word info -loŋ   75  
145 smoke word info ʙurlo      
146 ash iɛːp   1  
147 black -blemɛt͡s   1+  
148 white -ᵐbov   41  
149 red -loŋ   95  
150 yellow -aŋiaŋ   9  
151 green -ɛmɛlgɛs   8, 43  
152 small -kakaːn   116  
153 big -ᵐbau   50  
154 short word info      
155 long word info      
156 thin word info      
157 thick word info      
158 narrow      
159 wide      
160 painful, sick kures   96  
161 shy, ashamed mʷomiel   58  
162 old word info mʷotiɛne   1?  
163 new ᵐboβo   1, 46, 50  
164 good ᵐbʷi   48  
165 bad, evil saᵐʙ   41  
166 correct, true ᵐbaraŋan   72  
167 night lavat   42  
168 day ⁿdrɛn   6, 52  
169 year ⁿdɛm   30  
170 when? word info na-isie   1?  
171 to hide word info -tɛsua   37, 39  
172 to climb word info t-aŋaⁿdʳa   48  
173 at      
174 in, inside vɛnua   49  
175 above mali   10  
176 below fɛvi      
177 this ajaᵑgar   53  
178 that aia   41  
179 near soŋsoŋ   90  
180 far ajaᵑglᵑgl      
181 where? word info aiᵐbi   3, 59  
182 I ᵑgalɛ   1, 21, 22  
183 thou aᵑgu   1, 17  
184 he/she ai   1, 29  
185 we word info ⁿdaːr we pl incl I  
185 we word info ⁿdelᵐbʷati we pl excl E  
185 we word info ⁿdar we dl incl    
185 we word info ⁿdarlu we dual excl    
186 you mul you pl 1, 13  
186 you mur you dual x  
187 they aⁿdʳɪl they 55  
187 they aⁿdʳu they dual x  
188 what? word info isɛvɪn   1  
189 who? word info asni   25  
190 other anbi      
191 all      
192 and t͡simon   2, 32, 40  
193 if      
194 how? word info savani   58  
195 no, not sex   10  
196 to count -tɛnɛ      
197 One word info sæi   1  
198 Two word info ⁿdʳo   1, 22  
199 Three word info ⁿdil   1  
200 Four word info bɛs   1, 65, 73?  
201 Five word info lilme   1  
202 Six word info      
203 Seven word info roro   2  
204 Eight word info ⁿdʳutil   23, 7  
205 Nine word info ⁿdʳuvɛs   31  
206 Ten word info      
207 Twenty word info namot͡sari      
208 Fifty word info      
209 One Hundred word info      
210 One Thousand word info      

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