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

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