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Language: Nisvai (Blacksands)

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 na-fra-   16  
2 left ti-mair   1, 59  
3 right ti-ɣavo   57  
4 leg/foot na-le-   37  
5 to walk -vanvan   2  
6 road/path sal   1  
7 to come -mai   1  
8 to turn word info -sani   131  
9 to swim -ɳaŋar   5  
10 dirty -mɛrmɛr   2  
11 dust maʧiaɸ   1, 102  
12 skin na-vulu-   81  
13 back word info maⁿdru-   35  
14 belly na-ᵐbaɣavo-   66  
15 bone na-ᵐbunbul   58  
16 intestines ni-t͡sɪnɪ-   1  
17 liver nɪ-ma-   7, 56?  
18 breast na-sus   1  
19 shoulder ᵐbarvosɛ-   71, 65  
20 to know, be knowledgeable      
21 to think      
22 to fear marax   1?  
23 blood ɛⁿdʳɛ   1  
24 head ᵐbʷari-   9  
25 neck xɛnu-   18, 104  
26 hair word info na-misβul   31, 33  
27 nose na-ᵑgunsu-   1, 58  
28 to breathe      
29 to sniff, smell -muⁿʒi   65  
30 mouth ᵐbaŋo-   41  
31 tooth na-luvo-   1, 35  
32 tongue na-milwu-   7, 42  
33 to laugh -mɪn   51  
34 to cry -ran   1  
35 to vomit -lu   8  
36 to spit      
37 to eat -nɪn      
38 to chew word info -ɳas   12  
39 to cook word info -panun   110  
40 to drink -mun   1, 49  
41 to bite      
42 to suck      
43 ear ⁿdʳaliŋa-   1, 40  
44 to hear      
45 eye na-məra-   1  
46 to see -lsi   14, 94  
47 to yawn -malol   34  
48 to sleep -pat͡s   86  
49 to lie down word info -tɪtimaⁿdʳ   87  
50 to dream -ᵐbur   10  
51 to sit -somb   40  
52 to stand -tɪlaŋ   56  
53 person/human being rɛn nari      
54 man/male nɛ-rɛn   76  
55 woman/female na-pnɪvor   103  
56 child na-vri      
57 husband ren-s-   2, 64  
58 wife na-pnevor-s-   5, 89  
59 mother nana   1, 83  
60 father tata   19  
61 house      
62 thatch/roof roiar   1, 61  
63 name na-ɣsɪ-   1, 35  
64 to say -kali   119  
65 rope na-ɣao   25  
66 to tie up, fasten -ᵐbansi   83  
67 to sew word info -saⁿdri   62  
68 needle      
69 to hunt word info -kao   77  
70 to shoot word info -vini   1  
71 to stab, pierce -ruri   14  
72 to hit word info -tamsi   88  
73 to steal -vɪnax   1, 58  
74 to kill -tamsiᵐbuni   64, 1  
75 to die, be dead -mat͡s   1  
76 to live, be alive -maur   1, 76  
77 to scratch word info -garumi   59  
78 to cut, hack word info -t͡savi   40  
79 stick/wood na-ɣai   1  
80 to split word info -t͡saprai   4, 6  
81 sharp -savi   77  
82 dull, blunt      
83 to work word info -ᵑgas   9  
84 to plant -lumʷi   62  
85 to choose      
86 to grow word info      
87 to swell word info -tumb   12  
88 to squeeze word info -ranvi      
89 to hold word info -tiŋ-   93  
90 to dig -viʧi   48  
91 to buy -vuli   1  
92 to open, uncover -siŋav-   40  
93 to pound, beat word info -tamtamsi   59  
94 to throw word info -ᵐbilɣani   86  
95 to fall word info -ⁿdum   42  
96 dog lipax   29  
97 bird ni-man   1  
98 egg mamvɪⁿdʳor   1, 67  
99 feather na-vulu-n   1  
100 wing xaᵐbɪ-n   1, 12  
101 to fly -svox   96  
102 rat xasu   3  
103 meat/flesh na-msal   84  
104 fat/grease      
105 tail na-ᵐbɪt͡su-n   30  
106 snake na-mar   12  
107 worm (earthworm) na-ⁿdʳoŋlat͡s   68, 64  
108 louse word info na-ɣor   1  
109 mosquito nanam   1  
110 spider nɪ-naŋau   8, 79  
111 fish na-jix   1  
112 rotten word info -moⁿdʳ   93, 94  
113 branch word info ᵐbat͡saɣɛr   30, 1  
114 leaf      
115 root na-rt͡sarɛr   2, 43  
116 flower na-pusu-n   53, 57  
117 fruit farar   1, 26  
118 grass ᵐbaramune   31  
119 earth/soil na-ran   1  
120 stone na-var   1  
121 sand na-ᵐbaŋan   1, 79  
122 water word info no-ɣoi   2  
123 to flow      
124 sea na-ras   1  
125 salt      
126 lake na-ⁿdʳoŋⁿdʳoŋ      
127 woods/forest na-lɪɣeɣai   2, 87  
128 sky      
129 moon na-rɪᵐbaʧi   6  
130 star mʷaʧirax   13  
131 cloud word info malɔŋ      
132 fog mavkas   3, 12, 32  
133 rain na-us   1  
134 thunder na-ɣorvi   88  
135 lightning kaβl      
136 wind laŋ   1, 77  
137 to blow word info -ᵐbʷɪlᵐbʷɪl   66  
138 warm word info      
139 cold word info -mɛlaras   51  
140 dry word info -mimɪs   11  
141 wet -mʊt͡smʊt͡s   49  
142 heavy -miɸ      
143 fire na-ɣamp   19  
144 to burn word info -paŋ   39, 91  
145 smoke word info      
146 ash maʧiaɸ   1, 76  
147 black -mɛrmɛr   1  
148 white -popox   11  
149 red      
150 yellow -paŋpaŋ      
151 green -kɪkɪʧɪn   8  
152 small -ᵐbɪsal   109  
153 big -lamb   10, 83  
154 short word info      
155 long word info      
156 thin word info      
157 thick word info      
158 narrow      
159 wide      
160 painful, sick -mɪsax   1  
161 shy, ashamed -mɪmaɣan   55, 61  
162 old word info -ɣɛvor      
163 new -vuvuʰ   1  
164 good -vuʰ   1  
165 bad, evil -samp   41  
166 correct, true      
167 night limaloŋ   65  
168 day lamat͡sɛr      
169 year na-sɣao   29  
170 when? word info ɳaisi   1  
171 to hide word info -suani   37  
172 to climb word info -zax   2  
173 at      
174 in, inside liganɪm   1, 18  
175 above amɪx      
176 below papaɣɛr   77  
177 this      
178 that      
179 near pɛʧaŋ   94  
180 far ɳaisau   1  
181 where? word info ambi   3, 59  
182 I aganau   1, 21, 22  
183 thou xain   26  
184 he/she ɳai   1, 6, 29  
185 we word info ⁿdari we pl incl I  
185 we word info mæⁿde we pl excl E  
185 we word info ⁿdaru we dl incl    
186 you aⁿdʳi you pl 1, 32  
186 you amru you dual x  
187 they ari they 1, 70  
187 they araru they dual x  
188 what? word info nisvai   1  
189 who? word info asi   1  
190 other      
191 all      
192 and      
193 if      
194 how? word info ŋakaᵐban   69  
195 no, not awa   104  
196 to count -pe   70  
197 One word info ɳa-t͡skai   8  
198 Two word info ɳa-ru   1  
199 Three word info ɳa-rl   1  
200 Four word info ɳa-vat͡s   1, 65  
201 Five word info ɳa-lɪm   1  
202 Six word info ɳa-lɪmrut͡sgai   29  
203 Seven word info ɳa-lɪmraro 5+2 5, 2  
203 Seven word info ɳa-lɪmraro   5, 2  
203 Seven word info ɳa-lɪmraro   5, 2  
204 Eight word info ɳa-lɪmrarl 5 +3 5, 7  
204 Eight word info ɳa-lɪmrarl   5, 7  
204 Eight word info ɳa-lɪmrarl   5, 7  
205 Nine word info ɳa-lɪmraupat͡s   20  
206 Ten word info ɳa-sɪŋavor   5  
207 Twenty word info rɛnravoat͡skai      
208 Fifty word info rɛnravoalɪm   x  
209 One Hundred word info rɛnravoasɪŋavor   59  
210 One Thousand word info      

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