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Language: Avava

Source/Author:  Crowley, T. (2006). The Avava language ... 
Notes:  from: Crowley, T. (2006). The Avava language of Central Malakula (Vanuatu). Edited by John Lynch. Pacific Linguistics, Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies, The Australian National University, Canberra.

/bb/ = voiced bilabial trill, /ng/ = velar nasal

Also know as Katbol 
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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:Malekula Interior:Malekula Central 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
53 person/human being      
67 to sew word info      
68 needle      
71 to stab, pierce      
85 to choose      
86 to grow word info      
123 to flow      
125 salt      
126 lake      
152 small      
158 narrow      
159 wide      
173 at      
177 this      
178 that      
208 Fifty word info      
29 to sniff, smell robit      
31 tooth itivilak      
37 to eat rule      
37 to eat temetem      
56 child ida      
57 husband it      
89 to hold word info tata      
94 to throw word info lop throw at    
98 egg ovingaad of ants    
135 lightning alangaap      
163 new melerler      
166 correct, true yadryadr      
193 if bana      
6 road/path asal   1  
22 to fear matak afraid 1  
23 blood edre   1  
37 to eat kan   1  
37 to eat yanyan   1  
44 to hear ro   1  
44 to hear rong   1  
45 eye matan   1  
48 to sleep matur   1  
61 house iim   1  
62 thatch/roof iat thatching 1  
65 rope atal   1  
74 to kill bbun   1  
75 to die, be dead mat   1  
75 to die, be dead mat bbun   1  
78 to cut, hack word info ter   1  
79 stick/wood aga   1  
80 to split word info wel   1  
80 to split word info welewel   1  
90 to dig il   1  
90 to dig kikil   1  
90 to dig kilkil   1  
97 bird aman   1  
99 feather bbulen   1  
108 louse word info aut   1  
109 mosquito anam   1  
110 spider lala   1  
111 fish iki   1  
114 leaf aruun   1  
116 flower ipman   1  
119 earth/soil atan   1  
120 stone avat   1  
128 sky alang   1  
133 rain auh   1  
144 to burn word info dinih   1  
144 to burn word info dumu   1  
147 black met   1  
147 black metemet   1  
148 white maap   1  
156 thin word info manana   1  
165 bad, evil se   1  
170 when? word info kesan   1  
174 in, inside le in 1  
184 he/she e he 1  
185 we word info gitdru incl: dl. 1  
185 we word info gitntl pcl. 1  
185 we word info git pcl. 1  
188 what? word info ive   1  
188 what? word info sive   1  
189 who? word info asi   1  
189 who? word info nahe   1  
189 who? word info nasi   1  
198 Two word info iru   1  
199 Three word info itl   1  
201 Five word info ilim   1  
124 sea tuswe tus+we = water 1*  
60 father mom   1, 10  
100 wing bwian   1, 12  
117 fruit vanan   1, 26  
43 ear dilingan   1, 40  
18 breast asih   1, 55  
41 to bite yat   1, 55  
41 to bite yatyat   1, 55  
149 red mial   1, 55  
44 to hear robit   1, 58  
132 fog dukap   1, 63  
187 they ier   1, 70  
121 sand vwinsilah   1, 79?  
186 you kam pl. 1, 13  
113 branch word info rongon (small branch) 1, 21  
182 I na   1, 21, 22  
66 to tie up, fasten lik   1, 39  
40 to drink min   1, 49  
40 to drink minmin   1, 49  
73 to steal pinok   1, 58  
73 to steal pinoki   1, 58  
2 left mwiir   1, 59  
200 Four word info ivat   1, 65  
183 thou ong   1, 66  
50 to dream bari   10  
50 to dream bari borokonah   10  
69 to hunt word info bel hunt after 10  
84 to plant lap   10  
96 dog gabwir   10  
195 no, not itik   10  
153 big levlep   10, 83  
140 dry word info mesemah   11  
204 Eight word info setl   11, 7  
5 to walk solsol   114  
106 snake amwat   12  
209 One Hundred word info angat   12  
28 to breathe ngarngar   13  
130 star vwinmese   13  
156 thin word info morot   13  
210 One Thousand word info atar   13  
93 to pound, beat word info lop   14  
81 sharp magal   14, 79, 81  
70 to shoot word info lu   15  
70 to shoot word info luluka   15  
82 dull, blunt bonot   15  
1 hand varan   16  
155 long word info ber   16  
155 long word info berber   16  
168 day abbung   16  
27 nose onosn   18  
46 to see la   18, 102  
46 to see lala   18, 102  
143 fire aabb   19  
47 to yawn mangulal   19, 34  
20 to know, be knowledgeable rokut   19, 87  
10 dirty met   2  
10 dirty metemet   2  
122 water word info owe   2  
172 to climb word info saksak   2  
172 to climb word info sasur   2  
185 we word info kopmdru excl: dl 2  
185 we word info kopmtl pcl. 2  
185 we word info kopm pl. 2  
115 root gerwen (large) 2, 41  
134 thunder uuruur   2, 64  
52 to stand turi   2, 69  
38 to chew word info sem   21  
55 woman/female momok   23  
76 to live, be alive luk   23  
92 to open, uncover langlangar   23  
7 to come vwel   25  
49 to lie down word info ding   25  
49 to lie down word info dingman   25  
175 above draka   25  
175 above iv|sak   25  
122 water word info esn   27  
162 old word info tara   27  
12 skin ipmin   28  
80 to split word info ngar   28  
80 to split word info ngar wel   28, 1  
58 wife matak   28?  
181 where? word info ba   3  
181 where? word info iba   3, 59  
3 right bariin   30  
61 house amal   30  
64 to say va   30  
113 branch word info bbutn (large branch) 30  
169 year adam = yam 30  
192 and dri   30  
101 to fly yalyal   31  
104 fat/grease lingiling   31  
118 grass mwana   31  
138 warm word info ir hot 31  
180 far saman   31  
202 Six word info sout   31, 32  
26 hair word info sivlen   31, 33  
66 to tie up, fasten pih   32  
88 to squeeze word info gih   32  
154 short word info mut   32  
154 short word info mutmut   32  
4 leg/foot bolokon   33  
171 to hide word info babak   33  
116 flower atah   34  
116 flower tah   34  
160 painful, sick rer (painful) 34  
8 to turn word info dri   34, 106  
36 to spit prura   35  
141 wet mida   35  
157 thick word info von   35  
160 painful, sick sal (sick) 35  
191 all mah   36  
191 all mamah   36  
15 bone bolong   37  
131 cloud word info alang nan auh sky-poss.-rain 37  
9 to swim lumlum   38  
21 to think sisien   39  
115 root drumusn (small and fine) 3?  
137 to blow word info up   4  
51 to sit sum   40  
30 mouth bongon   41  
148 white yovyop   41  
176 below lapan   41, 74  
95 to fall word info tami   42  
167 night lupat   42  
196 to count dongon   42  
196 to count dongongon   42  
42 to suck sisih   43  
42 to suck sisihi   43  
150 yellow lilit   43  
150 yellow lit   43  
151 green melih   43  
151 green melmelih   43  
31 tooth boroh   45  
142 heavy map   46  
145 smoke word info aabb teltel   46  
91 to buy leh   47  
72 to hit word info lop   48  
14 belly vatn   5  
56 child vanatn   5  
205 Nine word info savat   5  
56 child atda   5, 52  
56 child atn   5, 52  
56 child atnida   5, 52  
206 Ten word info langal   5, 8  
112 rotten word info momo   51  
139 cold word info malah   51  
17 liver elemet   52  
179 near sin   54  
190 other tele   54  
38 to chew word info mabbuhi   56  
197 One word info sapm   58  
34 to cry ul   59  
161 shy, ashamed bor   59  
129 moon abasi   6  
179 near lile   60  
181 where? word info bang   60  
194 how? word info tamak   62  
59 mother galu   65  
19 shoulder batn varan =head + arm 65, 1  
63 name isan   66  
164 good rivik   67  
107 worm (earthworm) odalah   68, 64  
127 woods/forest itoro "the bush" 69  
17 liver mabwin   7  
87 to swell word info bbur   7  
32 tongue lemen   7, 17  
83 to work word info per   7, 73  
74 to kill riit   70  
77 to scratch word info yor   70  
74 to kill riit bbun   70, 1  
102 rat bwisibok   73  
16 intestines bburtan   75  
146 ash bisnaap ashes 75  
77 to scratch word info suvsup   76  
105 tail bbusn   76  
136 wind malah   78  
144 to burn word info dungo   7?  
35 to vomit lualu   8  
11 dust bisnaap   80  
13 back word info udruun   82  
25 neck balawan   84  
103 meat/flesh misal   84  
72 to hit word info vih   86  
33 to laugh wang   88  
111 fish vwiniek   88  
24 head bat   9  
24 head batn   9  
29 to sniff, smell sungsung   9  
39 to cook word info tntn   9  
138 warm word info rar hot 9  
176 below kutn beneath 9  
203 Seven word info souru   9  
207 Twenty word info ngai iru   9  
54 man/male muut   94  
46 to see labit   99  
186 you kamdru dl. x  
186 you kamtl pcl. x  

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