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

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