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

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