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Language: West Ambae (Walaha)

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 kaᵐba      
2 left ŋʷari      
3 right matua      
4 leg/foot ᵑgaru      
5 to walk lakaɔ      
6 road/path hala      
7 to come fanamaɛ      
8 to turn word info ᵐbohi      
9 to swim karʊ      
10 dirty hoᵑgo      
11 dust ᵑgʷia      
12 skin finʊ      
13 back word info ᵑgula      
14 belly taᵑgʷaŋ      
15 bone hui      
16 intestines ..      
17 liver ate      
18 breast huhu      
19 shoulder tiᵑgʷa      
20 to know, be knowledgeable ⁿdomhaᵑgʷe      
21 to think ⁿdomdom      
22 to fear mataku      
23 blood ⁿdae      
24 head ᵑɡʷatu      
25 neck kusu      
26 hair word info ɸulu      
27 nose ᵑgʷaŋo      
28 to breathe revemaᵐbu      
29 to sniff, smell suruŋ      
30 mouth kʷakʷa      
31 tooth lifo      
32 tongue mea      
33 to laugh mana      
34 to cry ŋara      
35 to vomit lua      
36 to spit lɪⁿdo      
37 to eat kankan      
38 to chew word info saŋʷatia      
39 to cook word info tutun rusum    
39 to cook word info xalaxalakʷai kuk lo sospen    
40 to drink inu      
41 to bite katɪ      
42 to suck rumi      
43 ear ᵑɡʷero      
44 to hear roŋo      
45 eye mata      
46 to see taᵑga      
47 to yawn mamao      
48 to sleep maturu      
49 to lie down word info ŋʷalulu      
50 to dream ᵐboᵐbore      
51 to sit huᵑgu      
52 to stand tu      
53 person/human being taŋaloi      
54 man/male ŋʷera      
55 woman/female fafinɛ      
56 child natu offspring    
57 husband tuaᵑgu ŋʷarasea      
58 wife fafine hiᵑgu      
59 mother retahiᵑgu      
60 father tamaᵑgu      
61 house iŋʷa      
62 thatch/roof ato      
63 name hina      
64 to say viti regular [f] ~ [v] free variation #_    
65 rope karo      
66 to tie up, fasten kʷeti      
67 to sew word info ..      
68 needle ..      
69 to hunt word info viro regular [f] ~ [v] free variation #_    
70 to shoot word info fene      
71 to stab, pierce tene      
72 to hit word info kʷohi      
73 to steal ᵐbalu      
74 to kill kʷohi mate      
75 to die, be dead mate      
76 to live, be alive ahi      
77 to scratch word info karo      
78 to cut, hack word info tai      
79 stick/wood finaɪ      
80 to split word info taikʷakɐ      
81 sharp hoko      
82 dull, blunt ᵑgʷatoa      
83 to work word info ᵐbolok      
84 to plant riβu      
85 to choose ..      
86 to grow word info taᵑgahuria      
87 to swell word info fikɪ      
88 to squeeze word info kʷoro      
89 to hold word info kʷiriᵐbiᵐbi      
90 to dig keli      
91 to buy fʷoli      
92 to open, uncover takahɪ      
93 to pound, beat word info harɪ      
94 to throw word info fʷohokɪ      
95 to fall word info sovi      
96 dog kʷiriu      
97 bird manu      
98 egg tolu      
99 feather fulu      
100 wing kaᵐba      
101 to fly rovo      
102 rat kariβi      
103 meat/flesh ᵐbiki      
104 fat/grease lakua      
105 tail kolo      
106 snake ŋʷata      
107 worm (earthworm) sulet̚      
108 louse word info kutu      
109 mosquito namo      
110 spider ᵑgʷara      
111 fish ɪka      
112 rotten word info mɐⁿdamɐⁿda      
113 branch word info raŋa      
114 leaf rau      
115 root kaikʷari      
116 flower vira      
117 fruit kʷæɪki      
118 grass ⁿdufu      
119 earth/soil tano      
120 stone fatu regular [f] ~ [v] free variation #_    
121 sand one      
122 water word info kʷai      
123 to flow kʷaihuki      
124 sea karata      
125 salt karata      
126 lake kokona      
126 lake kʷalnɐkʷai      
127 woods/forest ᵐbuᵐbu      
128 sky taɪtaɪ      
129 moon fula      
130 star vitu regular [f] ~ [v] free variation #_    
131 cloud word info taɪnalaŋ      
132 fog fivi      
133 rain uha      
134 thunder ᵑgʷatuhari      
135 lightning fila      
136 wind laŋi      
137 to blow word info here of the wind    
137 to blow word info uβi with the mouth    
138 warm word info ŋʷaβŋʷaβ      
139 cold word info kaŋkaŋʷa      
140 dry word info mamaha      
141 wet meˀᵐbuka      
142 heavy mava      
143 fire kaᵐbu      
144 to burn word info kao      
145 smoke word info ahu      
146 ash falala      
147 black maeto      
148 white lotu      
149 red kara      
150 yellow aŋora      
151 green kesɐna      
152 small kelekele      
153 big lakua      
154 short word info ᵑgʷanuᵑgʷanu      
155 long word info ᵑgʷaraβu      
156 thin word info manivinivi      
157 thick word info ŋoŋota      
158 narrow ..      
159 wide ..      
160 painful, sick kakaⁿdi      
161 shy, ashamed maimai      
162 old word info tuaɪ      
163 new karaᵑgʷa      
164 good karea      
165 bad, evil hati      
166 correct, true kareaki      
167 night ᵐboŋi      
168 day rani      
169 year hukao      
170 when? word info havataro      
171 to hide word info tavunikɪ      
172 to climb word info ᵑgalo      
173 at hɪka      
174 in, inside lolona      
175 above aulu      
176 below taβtina      
177 this hɪka      
178 that hɪnea      
179 near ᵑgaᵑgarani      
180 far fakahaʊ      
181 where? word info aβe      
182 I nau      
183 thou niᵑgo      
184 he/she aia      
185 we word info kita pl. incl.    
185 we word info kami pl. excl.    
185 we word info kitarua dl. incl.    
185 we word info kamirua dl. excl.    
186 you kamu dl.    
186 you kamurua pl.    
187 they ira      
187 they rarua dl.    
188 what? word info havakɪna      
188 what? word info ãhã      
189 who? word info ihe      
190 other karuaki      
191 all airaβunu      
192 and mana      
192 and mai      
193 if kʷaraβai      
194 how? word info kʷoroho      
195 no, not hetea      
196 to count falu      
197 One word info katukʷale      
198 Two word info kairua      
199 Three word info kaitolu      
200 Four word info kaiβati      
201 Five word info kailima      
202 Six word info kaiʲono      
203 Seven word info kaiᵐbitu      
204 Eight word info kaikʷalu      
205 Nine word info kaihikʷa      
206 Ten word info haŋaβulu      
207 Twenty word info nafkairua      
208 Fifty word info nafkailima      
209 One Hundred word info findolua      
210 One Thousand word info tari      

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