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Language: Vao (Beetehul)

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 nin̼a-   1, 66  
2 left maɛɾ   1, 59  
3 right      
4 leg/foot karu-   49  
5 to walk -ɛh   87  
6 road/path      
7 to come -n̼ɛ   1  
8 to turn word info -rori   34, 106  
9 to swim -kar   5  
10 dirty -lalo   6  
11 dust potmaɣaβ   86  
12 skin ᵐbulvulu-   81  
13 back word info wotura-   14  
14 belly      
15 bone hunɛ-   52  
16 intestines tinɛ-   1  
17 liver ᵐbɛᵐbɛ-   7, 54  
18 breast huhu   1  
19 shoulder      
20 to know, be knowledgeable      
21 to think      
22 to fear -n̼ataβ   1?  
23 blood nɛ-rɛ   1  
24 head ᵐbatu-   9  
25 neck ᵐbulaɣaho-   84  
26 hair word info wulu-   31  
27 nose wohori-   91  
28 to breathe      
29 to sniff, smell      
30 mouth siŋo-   55  
31 tooth      
32 tongue n̼ɛn̼ɛ-   7, 41  
33 to laugh -n̼an   51  
34 to cry -taŋ   1  
35 to vomit -lulu   8  
36 to spit -lutoð̼̼   37, 102  
37 to eat -ɣɛnɣan   1  
38 to chew word info      
39 to cook word info -tuntun   9  
40 to drink -mon   1, 49  
41 to bite      
42 to suck      
43 ear pororo-   16  
44 to hear -roŋɛ   1  
45 eye n̼ata-   1  
46 to see -lehi   14, 94  
47 to yawn -ɣɛnma   36  
48 to sleep -n̼aliɣo   60  
49 to lie down word info      
50 to dream -lehi   76  
51 to sit -at   109  
52 to stand -tur   2, 69  
53 person/human being      
54 man/male namɛr   73  
55 woman/female ð̼̼að̼̼inɛ   1, 106  
56 child nasorik   75  
57 husband teð̼̼enatu-   17  
58 wife nuku ð̼̼að̼̼inɛ   5, 68  
59 mother ᵐbee   20, 62  
60 father tɛɛ   19  
61 house ne-ɪmɛ   1  
62 thatch/roof ni-at   1  
63 name      
64 to say -vɛrɛi   30  
65 rope nuɛh   58  
66 to tie up, fasten -tali   79  
67 to sew word info      
68 needle      
69 to hunt word info      
70 to shoot word info      
71 to stab, pierce      
72 to hit word info -lohu   41  
73 to steal -ð̼̼anaɣo   1, 58  
74 to kill -luhun̼ɛte   59  
75 to die, be dead -n̼at   1  
76 to live, be alive -n̼aur   1, 76  
77 to scratch word info      
78 to cut, hack word info -tɛi   1  
79 stick/wood nɛ-ɣe   1  
80 to split word info -tɪvɛɣahi   43  
81 sharp -βor   78  
82 dull, blunt -ᵐbatox   15+  
83 to work word info      
84 to plant      
85 to choose      
86 to grow word info      
87 to swell word info -ᵐburɛ   7  
88 to squeeze word info -virgɛni   16?  
89 to hold word info -tori   35  
90 to dig -ɣel   1  
91 to buy -βol   1  
92 to open, uncover -tikehi   59  
93 to pound, beat word info -lohu   44  
94 to throw word info      
95 to fall word info      
96 dog viɾi   7, 75, 80  
97 bird      
98 egg tool   1  
99 feather wulu-n   1  
100 wing ɣaᵐbɛn   1, 12  
101 to fly -vir   76  
102 rat ɣarið̼̼   18  
103 meat/flesh ð̼̼ihiɣon   10  
104 fat/grease      
105 tail woturaan      
106 snake na-mat   12  
107 worm (earthworm) poloslas   68, 72, 73  
108 louse word info na-ɣut   1  
109 mosquito namuɣɛ   1  
110 spider na-ᵐbar   31  
111 fish na-n̼as   53  
112 rotten word info      
113 branch word info      
114 leaf      
115 root      
116 flower      
117 fruit      
118 grass      
119 earth/soil      
120 stone      
121 sand      
122 water word info      
123 to flow      
124 sea      
125 salt      
126 lake      
127 woods/forest      
128 sky      
129 moon      
130 star      
131 cloud word info      
132 fog      
133 rain      
134 thunder      
135 lightning      
136 wind      
137 to blow word info      
138 warm word info      
139 cold word info      
140 dry word info      
141 wet      
142 heavy      
143 fire      
144 to burn word info      
145 smoke word info      
146 ash      
147 black      
148 white      
149 red      
150 yellow      
151 green      
152 small      
153 big      
154 short word info      
155 long word info      
156 thin word info      
157 thick word info      
158 narrow      
159 wide      
160 painful, sick      
161 shy, ashamed      
162 old word info      
163 new      
164 good      
165 bad, evil      
166 correct, true      
167 night      
168 day      
169 year      
170 when? word info      
171 to hide word info -hilð̼̼eni   1, 40  
172 to climb word info -ð̼̼ɛn   7  
173 at      
174 in, inside lolon   1  
175 above aul   47  
176 below woturan      
177 this      
178 that      
179 near n̼ergit   91  
180 far      
181 where? word info n̼ambɛ   3, 59  
182 I ɣina   1, 21, 22  
183 thou ɣiniɣo   1, 18, 26  
184 he/she      
185 we word info      
186 you kami you pl 1, 13  
187 they inirɛ they 1, 33  
188 what? word info naha   1, 33, 52  
189 who? word info ihɛ   1  
190 other      
191 all      
192 and      
193 if      
194 how? word info að̼̼arako      
195 no, not      
196 to count      
197 One word info ɣɛte   1, 67  
198 Two word info ɣɛru   1  
199 Three word info ɣɛtul   1  
200 Four word info ɣɛð̼̼at   1, 65  
201 Five word info ɣɪlin̼ɛ   1  
202 Six word info ɣejon   1  
203 Seven word info ɣɛᵐbʉt   1  
204 Eight word info ɣoal   3  
205 Nine word info ɣehiβɛ   5  
206 Ten word info haŋaβul   5  
207 Twenty word info mʷovulɣɛru   6, 25  
208 Fifty word info mʷovulɣɛlin̼ɛ   x  
209 One Hundred word info mʷopaŋavul   13  
210 One Thousand word info      

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