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Language: Wala (Botku)

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:Northeast Vanuatu-Banks Islands:Malekula Coastal 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
1 hand nɛvɛrɛ-   16  
2 left      
3 right      
4 leg/foot bəla-   33  
5 to walk -mɛl   113  
6 road/path      
7 to come -mɛ   1  
8 to turn word info      
9 to swim -loŋ   76  
10 dirty -poroporo   126  
11 dust ᵐbetimau   86, 76  
12 skin nɛ-vɛlɛvʉlʉ-   81  
13 back word info ⁿdotɛrɛ-   82, 81  
14 belly ⁿdəpai-   36, 99  
15 bone ʧi-   2, 31  
16 intestines ʧinɛ-   1  
17 liver nɛrɛ-   41  
18 breast      
19 shoulder bɛrpari-   1?, 73  
20 to know, be knowledgeable      
21 to think      
22 to fear -mɪto   1  
23 blood ra   1  
24 head batu-   9  
25 neck bot͡sɛla-   99, 115  
26 hair word info ron batu-   34, 60  
27 nose ᵑgunsi-   1, 58  
28 to breathe -veliŋ   77  
29 to sniff, smell -tɛk   85  
30 mouth ʧoŋo-   55  
31 tooth ne-luwo-   1, 35  
32 tongue nɛmɛ-   7, 41  
33 to laugh -mɛn   51  
34 to cry -tiŋ   1  
35 to vomit -lu   8  
36 to spit -ltʉ   37, 102  
37 to eat -ain   1  
38 to chew word info -t͡simɛ   21  
39 to cook word info -tapu   86  
40 to drink -min   1, 49  
41 to bite      
42 to suck      
43 ear ᵐboro-   16  
44 to hear -ore   57  
45 eye nɛ-mtɛ-   1  
46 to see -lesi   14, 94  
47 to yawn -ɛnma   36  
48 to sleep -matur   1  
49 to lie down word info      
50 to dream -matur porpor   11, 10  
51 to sit -lɪk   110  
52 to stand -tur   2, 69  
53 person/human being t͡sunɘmb   60  
54 man/male norman   1, 14  
55 woman/female nɪ-vsevin   1, 74  
56 child bɪpɛriŋ   76  
57 husband      
58 wife lɛktɛr-s-   29  
59 mother mɪrɛ-   52  
60 father tɛtɛ   19  
61 house na-im   1  
62 thatch/roof ni-at   1  
63 name nesɛ-   1, 66  
64 to say -βorai   30  
65 rope ⁿtel   1, 76  
66 to tie up, fasten -mɛlʧi   80  
67 to sew word info -rur   13  
68 needle      
69 to hunt word info      
70 to shoot word info -lue   15  
71 to stab, pierce      
72 to hit word info -rɛʧi   86, 100  
73 to steal -vanai   1, 58  
74 to kill -rɛt͡spini   74, 1  
75 to die, be dead -mit͡s   1  
76 to live, be alive -maur   1, 76  
77 to scratch word info -rsi   68  
78 to cut, hack word info -tai   1  
79 stick/wood na-i   1  
80 to split word info -kari      
81 sharp -sɔ   85  
82 dull, blunt muŋol   66  
83 to work word info      
84 to plant -ruw   9  
85 to choose      
86 to grow word info      
87 to swell word info -sol   66  
88 to squeeze word info -βusi *pwusi 18, 71  
88 to squeeze word info -βusi   18, 71  
88 to squeeze word info -βusi   18, 71  
89 to hold word info -tortoni   35  
90 to dig      
91 to buy -wul   1  
92 to open, uncover -βɛ   1, 56  
93 to pound, beat word info -rɛʧarɛʧi   46, 47  
94 to throw word info -wɪt͡seni   87  
95 to fall word info -ʧʉ   13  
96 dog ᵑgəli   7, 78  
97 bird nɪ-mɪn   1  
98 egg rulu-n   1, 66  
99 feather mowɛ-n   6  
100 wing nambɛn   1, 12  
101 to fly -ro   1  
102 rat na-riɸ   18  
103 meat/flesh nɪ-vison   10  
104 fat/grease      
105 tail no-volovolain   64  
106 snake nɪ-mɛt   12  
107 worm (earthworm) ⁿdoto   66  
108 louse word info na-ut   1  
109 mosquito nʊm   1  
110 spider nela   1  
111 fish na-msal   52  
112 rotten word info -mʊtmʊt   92  
113 branch word info rɛŋsi-n   1, 21  
114 leaf roin   1  
115 root lapɛn   18  
116 flower loklok   59  
117 fruit no-wɛn   1, 26  
118 grass na-mʉs   51  
119 earth/soil ⁿdan   1, 78  
120 stone nɪ-βɪt   1  
121 sand dɪpenan   1, 79, 86  
122 water word info nu-ɔ   2  
123 to flow      
124 sea ⁿdes   1, 61  
125 salt      
126 lake      
127 woods/forest nɛ-təra   90  
128 sky bakren   30, 31  
129 moon na-vʉl   1  
130 star nɛ-mʧʉ   13  
131 cloud word info na-ror   90  
132 fog      
133 rain na-us   1  
134 thunder ᵐbɛlvɛr   15, 38  
135 lightning mivil   26  
136 wind lɪŋ   1, 77  
137 to blow word info -sɛr   26  
138 warm word info      
139 cold word info -namlas   51  
140 dry word info      
141 wet -mimim   36  
142 heavy -roβ   31  
143 fire namp   19  
144 to burn word info -in   40  
145 smoke word info mʷos X 2, 76  
145 smoke word info mʷos   2  
145 smoke word info mʷos   2  
146 ash      
147 black -motmot   1  
148 white -wis   1  
149 red -veŋ   91, 92  
150 yellow -t͡sat͡sɛn   72  
151 green -namʉs   8, 71  
152 small -wɛlele   114  
153 big -lɛp   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 -msɛ   1  
161 shy, ashamed -manun   54  
162 old word info -tara   27  
163 new -mɛr   49  
164 good -rɛs   110  
165 bad, evil -siʧ   1  
166 correct, true -lɛvorotun   37, 73  
167 night natpʊŋ   1, 67  
168 day natrɪn   6, 52  
169 year sia   66  
170 when? word info sʉeliŋ   59  
171 to hide word info -silβani   1, 40  
172 to climb word info -sa   2  
173 at      
174 in, inside olon   1  
175 above mare   10  
176 below mɛlvɛn   41, 74  
177 this      
178 that      
179 near mori   91  
180 far asɔ   1  
181 where? word info      
182 I niɔ   1, 21, 22  
183 thou nik   1, 17, 18  
184 he/she ni   1, 6  
185 we word info kier we pl incl I  
185 we word info kierʧile we pl excl E  
186 you kiami you pl 1, 13, 32  
186 you kiami ɔru you dual x  
187 they nir they 1, 33  
188 what? word info ⁿt͡se   1, 33, 52  
189 who? word info sie   1  
190 other      
191 all      
192 and      
193 if      
194 how? word info ɛrpɛse   55  
195 no, not miʧige   10  
196 to count -βe   70  
197 One word info sa   1  
198 Two word info ɔru   1  
199 Three word info e-tɪl   1  
200 Four word info a-vʉt͡s   1, 65  
201 Five word info ɛ-lim   1  
202 Six word info owɔn   1  
203 Seven word info ɛ-pʉt   1  
204 Eight word info ewɪl   3  
205 Nine word info ɛ-siʉ   5  
206 Ten word info asɪŋavʉl   5  
207 Twenty word info oŋol oru   24  
208 Fifty word info oŋol ɛlim   x  
209 One Hundred word info oŋosɪŋavʉl   40  
210 One Thousand word info      

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