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

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