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