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Language: Nese (Matanvat)

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:
3 right      
8 to turn word info      
14 belly      
16 intestines      
17 liver      
20 to know, be knowledgeable      
21 to think      
38 to chew word info      
39 to cook word info      
40 to drink      
41 to bite      
42 to suck      
46 to see      
49 to lie down word info      
53 person/human being      
56 child      
58 wife      
68 needle      
71 to stab, pierce      
85 to choose      
86 to grow word info      
88 to squeeze word info      
91 to buy      
99 feather      
104 fat/grease      
107 worm (earthworm)      
116 flower      
123 to flow      
125 salt      
132 fog      
138 warm word info      
140 dry word info      
151 green      
154 short word info      
155 long word info      
156 thin word info      
157 thick word info      
158 narrow      
159 wide      
173 at      
176 below      
177 this      
178 that      
190 other      
191 all      
193 if      
210 One Thousand word info      
103 meat/flesh tɪᵐbʊnbʊn      
185 we word info kanan ⁿderu we dual excl    
6 road/path na-sal   1  
7 to come -mã   1  
11 dust naf   1  
18 breast na-sus   1  
23 blood na-re   1  
44 to hear -roŋɔ   1  
45 eye na-nata-   1  
48 to sleep -natur   1  
61 house na-ine   1  
75 to die, be dead -nas   1  
79 stick/wood na-ɣa   1  
90 to dig -xili   1  
97 bird na-nanɣo   1  
108 louse word info na-ɣut   1  
109 mosquito namɣɔ   1  
119 earth/soil na-tan   1  
120 stone na-ðat   1  
124 sea natas   1  
129 moon na-βle   1  
133 rain na-use   1  
147 black -mot   1  
148 white -vusɔ   1  
165 bad, evil -sat   1  
167 night ᵐbun   1  
174 in, inside lalon   1  
183 thou ɣulox   1  
188 what? word info nɛse   1  
189 who? word info ise   1  
198 Two word info ru   1  
199 Three word info til   1  
201 Five word info line   1  
202 Six word info ɣon   1  
203 Seven word info ɣoⁿdit   1  
100 wing naɣuᵐbɛn   1, 12  
117 fruit nɪ-voɣa- *puak 1, 26  
184 he/she ɣai   1, 29  
63 name nɛ-ŋsa-   1, 36  
163 new -ᵐbar   1, 47  
149 red -nial   1, 55  
62 thatch/roof no-riat   1, 61  
98 egg nu-rul   1, 66  
187 they xar they 1, 69  
76 to live, be alive -noruvo   1, 76  
136 wind na-laŋ   1, 77  
12 skin nɪ-vulo-   1, 81  
186 you kani you pl 1, 13  
113 branch word info na-raŋ   1, 21  
182 I xena   1, 21, 22  
117 fruit nɪ-voɣa-   1, 26  
117 fruit nɪ-voɣa-   1, 26  
31 tooth nɛ-luvo-   1, 35  
73 to steal -vanaɣe   1, 58  
2 left na-maer   1, 59  
200 Four word info vat   1, 65  
5 to walk -vial   10  
175 above maro   10  
195 no, not siɣa   10  
153 big -landlan   10, 86  
164 good -nakis   107  
51 to sit -at   109  
50 to dream -natur ᵐborᵐbor   11, 10  
152 small -vɪlvɪle   115  
9 to swim -suv   12  
106 snake na-mat   12  
10 dirty -loŋ   129  
67 to sew word info -ror   13  
95 to fall word info -ʧoɸ   13  
70 to shoot word info -lue   15  
82 dull, blunt -ᵐbatot   15  
1 hand navaɾ-   16  
43 ear no-ᵐboro-   16  
102 rat na-ɣariɸ   18  
22 to fear -luɣɔ   19  
47 to yawn -nanaɸ   19  
60 father tɛte   19  
143 fire na-ɣan   19  
121 sand na-hon   1?  
162 old word info -mɛrʧe   1?  
122 water word info nu-a   2  
134 thunder nakur   2  
145 smoke word info ni-ɛsias   2  
172 to climb word info -sax   2  
15 bone t͡si-   2, 31  
115 root naxaron   2, 41  
52 to stand -tur   2, 69  
127 woods/forest na-vorɣa   2, 88  
59 mother ⁿdeβe   20  
55 woman/female tavat   24  
81 sharp -mon   24  
135 lightning nɪ-vilax   26  
137 to blow word info -sirt͡sir   26  
204 Eight word info ɣoal   3  
181 where? word info ande   3, 59  
64 to say -vari   30  
169 year naram   30  
128 sky ᵐbeknaran   30, 31  
26 hair word info nɪ-vulo-   31  
142 heavy -roɸ   31  
194 how? word info vɛrse   31  
160 painful, sick -roʧ   32  
83 to work word info -saxsax   33  
89 to hold word info -vorsu   34  
27 nose nogus   34?  
37 to eat -or   35  
141 wet -ninin   36  
126 lake na-leᵐb   37  
171 to hide word info -tɛsoni   37, 39  
166 correct, true -varatɪne   37, 73  
36 to spit -livte   37, 102  
19 shoulder nɛ-ᵐbil   38  
144 to burn word info -sul   4  
209 One Hundred word info wovsaŋavil   41  
29 to sniff, smell -ᵐbon   42  
197 One word info saɣal   42, 57  
93 to pound, beat word info -ruᵐbruᵐbu   43  
34 to cry -ŋar   5  
205 Nine word info ɣɛsβe   5  
206 Ten word info saŋavil   5  
112 rotten word info -momo   51  
118 grass na-mus   51  
139 cold word info -nalɣas   51  
114 leaf no-roɣa   51, 53  
111 fish na-nat͡s   53  
30 mouth no-ʧuŋo-   55  
92 to open, uncover -ware   55  
161 shy, ashamed -nuɣonɣan   55, 60  
192 and ron   57  
170 when? word info sɛvɛl   59  
69 to hunt word info -xorxor   59, 64  
168 day naran   6  
207 Twenty word info wovilru   6, 25  
105 tail nɛ-vɛlɣaun   60  
110 spider ᵐbotlas   61  
4 leg/foot na-malɛ-   62  
80 to split word info -ⁿdari   62  
180 far luɣsa   62  
65 rope na-narte   63  
87 to swell word info -vuvun   68  
150 yellow -mɪlæx   68  
77 to scratch word info -koʧi   69  
32 tongue nɛnɛ-   7, 41  
96 dog ni-viri   7, 75, 80  
130 star no-vovor   70  
74 to kill -ruᵐbunas   71, 1, 2  
196 to count sirte   72  
54 man/male nɛmɛrte   73  
28 to breathe -vnalaŋ   77  
101 to fly -tasix   77  
35 to vomit -lulu   8  
66 to tie up, fasten -mɪlʧi   80  
146 ash ⁿdevna-ɣan   82, 83  
57 husband naume   85  
72 to hit word info -ruᵐbu   87  
179 near ʒɪsɛri   89  
24 head naᵐbat   9  
84 to plant -ruv   9  
94 to throw word info -vrɛni **pwerani 90  
94 to throw word info -vrɛni   90  
94 to throw word info -vrɛni   90  
131 cloud word info na-ror   90  
13 back word info no-ᵐbʊ-   91  
33 to laugh -ɳir   93  
25 neck salɣa-   99  
78 to cut, hack word info -siⁿde   99  
185 we word info kanan we pl excl E42  
185 we word info nɛkre we pl incl I  
186 you kani ru you dual x  
208 Fifty word info wovulnɛ   x  

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