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

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