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

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