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Language: West Ambae (Walaha)

Source/Author:  Iveth Rodriguez and Tom Ennever 
Identifiers:  ISO-639-3:nnd  Glottocode: wala1268 
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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      
8 to turn word info ᵐbohi      
13 back word info ᵑgula      
16 intestines ..      
19 shoulder tiᵑgʷa      
20 to know, be knowledgeable ⁿdomhaᵑgʷe      
21 to think ⁿdomdom      
23 blood ⁿdae      
24 head ᵑɡʷatu      
25 neck kusu      
26 hair word info ɸulu      
28 to breathe revemaᵐbu      
29 to sniff, smell suruŋ      
30 mouth kʷakʷa      
31 tooth lifo      
36 to spit lɪⁿdo      
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      
46 to see taᵑga      
47 to yawn mamao      
49 to lie down word info ŋʷalulu      
51 to sit huᵑgu      
55 woman/female fafinɛ      
56 child natu offspring    
57 husband tuaᵑgu ŋʷarasea      
58 wife fafine hiᵑgu      
59 mother retahiᵑgu      
60 father tamaᵑgu      
62 thatch/roof ato      
63 name hina      
64 to say viti regular [f] ~ [v] free variation #_    
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      
76 to live, be alive ahi      
77 to scratch word info karo      
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      
92 to open, uncover takahɪ      
93 to pound, beat word info harɪ      
94 to throw word info fʷohokɪ      
99 feather fulu      
104 fat/grease lakua      
107 worm (earthworm) sulet̚      
110 spider ᵑgʷara      
111 fish ɪka      
112 rotten word info mɐⁿdamɐⁿda      
113 branch word info raŋa      
115 root kaikʷari      
116 flower vira      
117 fruit kʷæɪki      
118 grass ⁿdufu      
123 to flow kʷaihuki      
124 sea karata      
125 salt karata      
126 lake kokona      
126 lake kʷalnɐkʷai      
128 sky taɪtaɪ      
131 cloud word info taɪnalaŋ      
132 fog fivi      
134 thunder ᵑgʷatuhari      
138 warm word info ŋʷaβŋʷaβ      
139 cold word info kaŋkaŋʷa      
141 wet meˀᵐbuka      
144 to burn word info kao      
146 ash falala      
148 white lotu      
151 green kesɐna      
153 big lakua      
154 short word info ᵑgʷanuᵑgʷanu      
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      
166 correct, true kareaki      
169 year hukao      
170 when? word info havataro      
171 to hide word info tavunikɪ      
172 to climb word info ᵑgalo      
173 at hɪka      
175 above aulu      
176 below taβtina      
177 this hɪka      
178 that hɪnea      
179 near ᵑgaᵑgarani      
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.    
187 they rarua dl.    
188 what? word info havakɪna      
188 what? word info ãhã      
190 other karuaki      
191 all airaβunu      
192 and mai      
193 if kʷaraβai      
194 how? word info kʷoroho      
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      
207 Twenty word info nafkairua      
208 Fifty word info nafkailima      
209 One Hundred word info findolua      
210 One Thousand word info tari      
5 to walk lakaɔ   1  
6 road/path hala   1  
17 liver ate   1  
18 breast huhu   1  
22 to fear mataku   1  
37 to eat kankan   1  
44 to hear roŋo   1  
45 eye mata   1  
48 to sleep maturu   1  
61 house iŋʷa   1  
75 to die, be dead mate   1  
78 to cut, hack word info tai   1  
90 to dig keli   1  
91 to buy fʷoli   1  
97 bird manu   1  
98 egg tolu   1  
101 to fly rovo   1  
108 louse word info kutu   1  
109 mosquito namo   1  
114 leaf rau   1  
119 earth/soil tano   1  
120 stone fatu regular [f] ~ [v] free variation #_ 1  
121 sand one   1  
129 moon fula   1  
130 star vitu regular [f] ~ [v] free variation #_ 1  
133 rain uha   1  
147 black maeto   1  
165 bad, evil hati   1  
167 night ᵐboŋi   1  
174 in, inside lolona   1  
184 he/she aia   1  
189 who? word info ihe   1  
183 thou niᵑgo   1, 17, 18  
186 you kamurua pl. 1, 13  
196 to count falu   1, 13  
182 I nau   1, 21, 22  
7 to come fanamaɛ   1, 23  
100 wing kaᵐba   1, 58  
2 left ŋʷari   1, 59  
187 they ira   1, 70  
136 wind laŋi   1, 77  
50 to dream ᵐboᵐbore   10  
152 small kelekele   103  
140 dry word info mamaha   11  
195 no, not hetea   113  
164 good karea   115  
106 snake ŋʷata   12  
27 nose ᵑgʷaŋo   12, 53  
95 to fall word info sovi   13  
155 long word info ᵑgʷaraβu   16  
102 rat kariβi   18  
143 fire kaᵐbu   19  
52 to stand tu   2  
145 smoke word info ahu   2  
192 and mana   2, 40  
122 water word info kʷai   2, 51  
105 tail kolo   24  
135 lightning fila   26  
137 to blow word info here of the wind 26  
12 skin finʊ   28  
181 where? word info aβe   3, 35  
53 person/human being taŋaloi   4, 53  
137 to blow word info uβi with the mouth 4, 81  
142 heavy mava   46  
4 leg/foot ᵑgaru   49  
9 to swim karʊ   5  
34 to cry ŋara   5  
206 Ten word info haŋaβulu   5  
3 right matua   5, 37  
33 to laugh mana   51  
15 bone hui   52  
149 red kara   53  
65 rope karo   56  
168 day rani   6  
14 belly taᵑgʷaŋ   60  
32 tongue mea   7  
96 dog kʷiriu   7, 77  
54 man/male ŋʷera   73  
35 to vomit lua   8  
103 meat/flesh ᵐbiki   80  
11 dust ᵑgʷia   81  
127 woods/forest ᵐbuᵐbu   83, 85  
180 far fakahaʊ   87  
150 yellow aŋora   9  
163 new karaᵑgʷa   9  
197 One word info katukʷale   9  
10 dirty hoᵑgo   98  
186 you kamu dl. x  

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