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

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