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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:
20 to know, be knowledgeable      
21 to think      
28 to breathe      
36 to spit      
41 to bite      
42 to suck      
44 to hear      
61 house      
68 needle      
82 dull, blunt      
85 to choose      
86 to grow word info      
104 fat/grease      
114 leaf      
123 to flow      
125 salt      
128 sky      
138 warm word info      
145 smoke word info      
149 red      
154 short word info      
155 long word info      
156 thin word info      
157 thick word info      
158 narrow      
159 wide      
166 correct, true      
173 at      
177 this      
178 that      
190 other      
191 all      
192 and      
193 if      
210 One Thousand word info      
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-   1, 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  
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  
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  
37 to eat -nɪn      
38 to chew word info -ɳas   12  
39 to cook word info -panun   110  
40 to drink -mun   1, 49  
43 ear ⁿdʳaliŋa-   1, 40  
45 eye na-məra-   1  
46 to see -lsi   14, 94  
47 to yawn -malol   19, 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  
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  
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  
83 to work word info -ᵑgas   9  
84 to plant -lumʷi   62  
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  
105 tail na-ᵐbɪt͡su-n   76  
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  
115 root na-rt͡sarɛr   2, 41  
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  
124 sea na-ras   1  
126 lake na-ⁿdʳoŋⁿdʳoŋ      
127 woods/forest na-lɪɣeɣai   2, 87  
129 moon na-rɪᵐbaʧi   6  
130 star mʷaʧirax   13  
131 cloud word info malɔŋ   34  
132 fog mavkas   3, 12, 32  
133 rain na-us   1  
134 thunder na-ɣorvi   88  
135 lightning kaβl   26, 70, 71  
136 wind laŋ   1, 77  
137 to blow word info -ᵐbʷɪlᵐbʷɪl   66  
139 cold word info -mɛlaras   51  
140 dry word info -mimɪs   11  
141 wet -mʊt͡smʊt͡s   49  
142 heavy -miɸ   33  
143 fire na-ɣamp   19  
144 to burn word info -paŋ   39, 91  
146 ash maʧiaɸ   1, 76  
147 black -mɛrmɛr   1  
148 white -popox   11  
150 yellow -paŋpaŋ      
151 green -kɪkɪʧɪn   8  
152 small -ᵐbɪsal   109  
153 big -lamb   10, 83  
160 painful, sick -mɪsax   1  
161 shy, ashamed -mɪmaɣan   55, 61  
162 old word info -ɣɛvor      
163 new -vuvuʰ   1  
164 good -vuʰ   108  
165 bad, evil -samp   41  
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  
174 in, inside liganɪm   1, 18  
175 above amɪx   63  
176 below papaɣɛr   77  
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  
188 what? word info nisvai   1  
189 who? word info asi   1  
194 how? word info ŋakaᵐban   69  
195 no, not awa   104  
196 to count -pe   70  
197 One word info ɳa-t͡skai   42  
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  
203 Seven word info ɳa-lɪmraro   5, 2  
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  
204 Eight word info ɳa-lɪmrarl 5 +3 5, 7  
203 Seven word info ɳa-lɪmraro 5+2 5, 2  
187 they ari they 1, 70  
187 they araru they dual x  
185 we word info ⁿdaru we dl incl    
185 we word info mæⁿde we pl excl E  
185 we word info ⁿdari we pl incl I  
186 you amru you dual x  
186 you aⁿdʳi you pl 1, 32  

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