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Language: South Ambae (Biribiri)

Source/Author:  Iveth Rodriguez and Tom Ennever 
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Data Entry:  Typed By:  Checked By: Mary Walworth 
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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:East Vanuatu  
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
1 hand limom      
1 hand kaᵐbam arm    
2 left makʷiri̥ devoiced final vowels    
3 right matuo      
4 leg/foot ᵑgaru      
5 to walk ⁿdiək      
6 road/path sala      
7 to come fanei      
8 to turn word info ⁿdori      
9 to swim kakarʊ      
10 dirty soᵑgo      
11 dust ᵑgʷiɛ      
12 skin finu      
13 back word info ᵑguru      
14 belly ᵐbʷoᵐbo      
15 bone sui      
16 intestines taᵑgʷaĩ      
17 liver ætĕ      
18 breast sus      
19 shoulder tiᵑgʷo      
20 to know, be knowledgeable jelʲiel      
21 to think lanlaⁿdo      
22 to fear matakʊ̥      
23 blood ⁿdaɪ      
24 head ᵑɡʷatu̥ devoiced final vowels    
25 neck ⁿdielə̥      
26 hair word info fulu      
27 nose ᵑgʷaŋo      
28 to breathe maᵐbo̥ devoiced final vowels    
29 to sniff, smell ᵐburoŋ      
30 mouth kʷok      
31 tooth liəf      
32 tongue mea      
33 to laugh mã      
34 to cry tæŋ      
35 to vomit luo      
36 to spit loⁿdo̥      
37 to eat kæŋ      
38 to chew word info ⁿdalo      
39 to cook word info tutun 'rusum''    
39 to cook word info ᵐbəɪk bambu    
39 to cook word info soiŋ stick    
39 to cook word info ᵑɡuiᵑɡui leaf    
40 to drink jũŋ̆      
41 to bite kæt      
42 to suck rim      
42 to suck sus breast    
43 ear ᵑgʷærə̥      
44 to hear roŋ      
45 eye mat̚      
46 to see leaõ      
47 to yawn mamao      
48 to sleep matur      
49 to lie down word info jã      
50 to dream ᵐboᵐbʷære̥      
51 to sit tak      
52 to stand tu:      
53 person/human being taŋăloi      
54 man/male ŋʷear      
55 woman/female fafĩẽ      
56 child mares      
56 child taŋluk young boy    
56 child ŋʷalᵑɡeal young girl    
57 husband ŋʷersiŋ      
58 wife raŋtuŋ      
59 mother waɛ      
60 father mam      
61 house fæl      
62 thatch/roof taᵑgʷorʊ̥ natangura leaves    
62 thatch/roof ⁿdoke      
63 name æs      
64 to say fit      
65 rope karɔ      
66 to tie up, fasten kʷet      
67 to sew word info turu̥      
68 needle kæs      
69 to hunt word info ruk      
70 to shoot word info fẽ      
71 to stab, pierce tis:      
72 to hit word info kʷəs      
73 to steal ᵐbalu      
74 to kill kʷəsfat mæt      
75 to die, be dead mæt      
76 to live, be alive ŋʷas      
77 to scratch word info tɐᵑgær      
78 to cut, hack word info təɛ      
79 stick/wood      
80 to split word info fisæ      
81 sharp sʷok̚ unreleased final stops    
82 dull, blunt ᵑgʷato      
83 to work word info ᵑgeæk      
84 to plant rifu̥      
85 to choose ⁿdeⁿdeki̥      
86 to grow word info mauri      
87 to swell word info luluoŋ      
88 to squeeze word info kʷiriki̥      
89 to hold word info kuruᵐbim      
90 to dig kɛl      
91 to buy fol [f] ~ [?]    
92 to open, uncover roaɛ      
93 to pound, beat word info fosfos      
94 to throw word info tuli̥      
95 to fall word info soβĭ      
96 dog kuriu      
97 bird manu      
98 egg tol      
99 feather fulu̥ devoiced final vowels    
100 wing ᵐbanis      
101 to fly rof      
102 rat kariβ      
103 meat/flesh ᵐbik      
104 fat/grease ⁿdiəm      
105 tail kɔl      
106 snake ŋʷɑt      
107 worm (earthworm) nuof      
108 louse word info kut      
109 mosquito nam      
110 spider takak      
111 fish ɛk      
112 rotten word info maᵐbom      
113 branch word info raŋ      
114 leaf rau      
115 root kakʷære̥      
116 flower fiɛre̥      
117 fruit kʷaik      
118 grass ⁿduf      
119 earth/soil tan      
120 stone fat̚      
121 sand ɒn      
122 water word info kʷaɪ      
123 to flow kʷaɪmosuk      
124 sea tæs      
125 salt mafaɛ      
126 lake manaro̥      
127 woods/forest wotfõ      
128 sky masaf      
129 moon fʷol [f] ~ [?]    
130 star fitiu      
131 cloud word info ⁿdoⁿdo̥      
132 fog taŋtan      
133 rain wos      
134 thunder ᵑgʷirtak̚      
135 lightning fiel      
136 wind laɪŋ      
137 to blow word info uf      
137 to blow word info sere      
138 warm word info malŋʷoŋʷeβ      
139 cold word info kakⁿdiŋ      
140 dry word info mamas      
141 wet mimiɛk      
142 heavy mʷaf      
143 fire æf      
144 to burn word info kao      
145 smoke word info kɐkɐsu̥      
146 ash ᵑgʷie      
147 black majaβ      
148 white mafʷot      
149 red mɛmɛ      
150 yellow aŋak      
151 green ᵑgʷarŭᵑgʷarkæk̚      
152 small ᵐbitᵐbit      
153 big lokʷo      
154 short word info ᵑgʷiloⁿd      
155 long word info ᵑgʷaraβ      
156 thin word info maniβniβ      
157 thick word info matol      
158 narrow ᵐbitᵐbit      
159 wide lokʷo      
160 painful, sick kakⁿdiri      
161 shy, ashamed maɛmaœ      
162 old word info malɛ      
163 new karaŋ      
164 good karɛ      
165 bad, evil soᵑgok      
166 correct, true lituk      
167 night ᵐbʷoŋ      
168 day ræŋ      
169 year sukʷaʊ      
170 when? word info saβtarə̥      
170 when? word info naŋes used when asking for past events    
171 to hide word info funik      
172 to climb word info ᵑgalo̥      
173 at lo      
173 at taŋəlɐ̥ 'lo ples ia''    
174 in, inside lolã      
175 above nɐmæk      
176 below lofɐfæk      
177 this niŋəl      
178 that niŋɛ      
179 near ᵑgaᵑgə̥ren something near but you cannot see it (i.e., a place)    
179 near tirɛk it is near and you can see it    
180 far fakfaʊ      
181 where? word info lok      
182 I nou      
183 thou niɔk̚      
184 he/she niɛ      
185 we word info kiet̚ pl. incl.    
185 we word info kɐmæ pl. excl.    
185 we word info kitorʊ̥ dl. incl.    
185 we word info kamarʊ̥ dl. excl.    
186 you kimiu̥ dl.    
186 you kimiru pl.    
187 they niere      
187 they rakro du.    
188 what? word info ̃sanaõ      
189 who? word info siã      
190 other tueki̥      
191 all niɛr      
192 and mẽ      
193 if tekʷa      
193 if surkʷa      
194 how? word info kɐsæk      
195 no, not hate      
196 to count fʷal [f] ~ [?]    
197 One word info tea      
198 Two word info ru      
199 Three word info tol      
200 Four word info fæt      
201 Five word info liɛm      
202 Six word info on      
203 Seven word info ᵐbitu      
204 Eight word info kʷalu      
205 Nine word info siko      
206 Ten word info saŋafulu      
207 Twenty word info ŋufulkero      
208 Fifty word info ŋufulkeliəm      
209 One Hundred word info fuⁿdolo      
210 One Thousand word info terɪ̥      

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