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Language: Ura

Source/Author:  Crowley, Terry. 1999. Ura: A disappearing language 
Notes:  Erromango Island, Southern Vanuatu 
Problems:  Orthographic c = voiced velar fricative (gamma), not visible on the character set through my browser. 
Data Entry:  Typed By: John Lynch  Checked By:  
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Classification:  Austronesian:Malayo-Polynesian:Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian:Eastern Malayo-Polynesian:Oceanic:Central-Eastern Oceanic:South Vanuatu:Erromanga 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
1 hand deŋe-   19  
1 hand leŋe-   19  
2 left umesvi      
3 right arube      
4 leg/foot nowi-   58  
5 to walk ovocor   105  
6 road/path nelelam   8  
7 to come venim   25  
8 to turn word info oprei   15  
9 to swim alcai   24  
10 dirty dahlei   103  
11 dust      
12 skin da-   46  
12 skin noclesda-   1  
13 back word info da-   12  
14 belly dovo-   36?  
15 bone nowira-   56  
16 intestines nesousi-   58  
17 liver neŋgilmei   42  
18 breast na-   3  
19 shoulder nobun-leŋe- = head + arm 63  
20 to know, be knowledgeable ocori      
21 to think daro   35  
22 to fear ivani   26  
23 blood uŋga      
24 head nobu-   14  
25 neck na-   18  
25 neck borina-   83  
26 hair word info novliŋen-nobu-   62  
27 nose neli-   67  
28 to breathe esomsak   34  
29 to sniff, smell iŋok      
30 mouth nobun ŋgivi- = head + tooth    
31 tooth ŋgivi-   44  
32 tongue nalwame-   7, 17  
33 to laugh doŋgorwa      
34 to cry ereŋ   1  
35 to vomit elwa   8  
36 to spit arvani *luaq 'vomit' + *ŋapus 'spit' 103  
37 to eat eni   1  
38 to chew word info amai   49  
39 to cook word info ehni   9  
40 to drink omni   1, 49  
41 to bite ahli      
42 to suck aŋmu   17  
43 ear delŋe-   1, 40  
44 to hear elŋi   1  
44 to hear erŋi   1  
45 eye nihmi   19  
46 to see ocsi   62  
47 to yawn amwap   19  
48 to sleep ahleiba = ahlei "lie down" + ba 28  
49 to lie down word info ahlei   26  
50 to dream      
51 to sit arap   70  
52 to stand wade   64  
53 person/human being yerema   57, 63  
54 man/male yarmon   1, 14  
55 woman/female yarvin   1, 35  
56 child nehni   5  
57 husband awi-   84  
58 wife riva-   60  
59 mother ehne-   1  
60 father rimi-   1  
61 house suŋai Possible S Efate loan? 1?  
62 thatch/roof nobun suŋai = head + house 19  
63 name niva-      
64 to say oco   28  
65 rope nowe   2  
66 to tie up, fasten iri   31  
67 to sew word info ehli   13  
68 needle      
69 to hunt word info      
70 to shoot word info arvasi   8  
71 to stab, pierce ehli   14  
72 to hit word info dai   10  
73 to steal omrokŋi   22  
74 to kill dahlini   30  
75 to die, be dead imis   1  
76 to live, be alive omorop   1, 76  
77 to scratch word info elei      
78 to cut, hack word info arvi   40  
79 stick/wood ni   1  
80 to split word info arek   27  
81 sharp aca   14, 66?  
82 dull, blunt aruye   54  
83 to work word info oburak   28  
84 to plant owi   24  
85 to choose amsi   12  
86 to grow word info erpo   1  
87 to swell word info alam   27  
88 to squeeze word info avis   29  
89 to hold word info ovohlowi      
90 to dig ocli   1  
91 to buy vasi   4?  
92 to open, uncover daibelek   13?  
93 to pound, beat word info      
94 to throw word info davaŋi      
95 to fall word info ohmol   40  
96 dog nalinowe   28  
97 bird uhnomu   1  
98 egg nahli-   1  
99 feather novliŋe-   1  
100 wing nevloco-   13?  
101 to fly erkep   36  
102 rat ulakis   3  
103 meat/flesh nalat   33  
104 fat/grease nup   30  
105 tail novlimce-   1, 31  
106 snake neskil   38  
107 worm (earthworm) umŋgeya      
108 louse word info wit   1  
109 mosquito uyoumu   1  
110 spider yarilwa   1  
111 fish uhnomu   51  
112 rotten word info ibu   52  
113 branch word info deŋeŋe-ni   1, 21  
114 leaf delŋe- = ear    
115 root nolŋe-   45, 47, 49  
116 flower navani =fruit    
117 fruit nava-   1, 26  
118 grass novlelmut      
119 earth/soil dena   1  
120 stone nivat   1  
121 sand nalvin   50  
122 water word info ne   2  
123 to flow arare   32  
124 sea de   1  
125 salt netukus   31  
126 lake      
127 woods/forest doburwai   57  
128 sky bocup   26  
129 moon irais   30  
130 star umse   13  
131 cloud word info nomwau   16  
132 fog nelinbup   32?  
133 rain nerevnip   23  
134 thunder yawil   1?  
135 lightning dorpis   25  
136 wind wavlau   46  
137 to blow word info eli   16?  
137 to blow word info elumsi      
138 warm word info avŋaveŋ   1, 50  
139 cold word info urpon   29  
140 dry word info artacau      
141 wet omne   42  
142 heavy abas   1?  
143 fire nabaveŋ   19, 21  
144 to burn word info ehni   1  
145 smoke word info nuŋo-nobaveŋ   27  
146 ash bedop   1, 73  
147 black acumsu   28  
148 white arusva   41  
149 red ehlip   52  
150 yellow arumyaŋ   9  
151 green delemda   1  
152 small urkis   1, 42?  
153 big oroŋ   44  
154 short word info burbut   9  
155 long word info laupe   9  
156 thin word info ivivirau   21  
157 thick word info ivivat   25  
158 narrow worcirci   22  
159 wide aflei   38  
160 painful, sick amarat   33  
161 shy, ashamed aromrom   21  
162 old word info ocalam   26  
163 new arvau   1, 46  
164 good armai   41  
165 bad, evil arwat   1?  
166 correct, true ahneseŋ      
167 night belmela   43  
168 day nelin   6  
169 year namŋgainil      
170 when? word info niŋei   1, 43  
171 to hide word info amon   26  
172 to climb word info eci   2  
173 at ra   41  
174 in, inside unbahnaŋ      
175 above unayai      
176 below diŋen      
177 this imo      
178 that mori   14  
179 near burbut   53  
180 far isut   1?  
181 where? word info duwa      
182 I yau   1, 21  
183 thou ŋga   1  
184 he/she iyi   1  
185 we word info ŋgis   1  
185 we word info ŋgim   2  
186 you ŋgimi   1, 13  
187 they leil   1, 70  
188 what? word info da   55  
189 who? word info wi      
190 other erema      
191 all bacan      
192 and im   11  
193 if naŋgo   16  
194 how? word info nocwa      
195 no, not davawi   33  
196 to count isbi   27  
197 One word info sai   1, 61  
198 Two word info ŋgelu   1  
199 Three word info ŋgehli   1  
200 Four word info lemelu two-and-two 8  
201 Five word info suworem   1?  
202 Six word info misai   9  
203 Seven word info sinelu   9?  
204 Eight word info sinehli   7?  
205 Nine word info sinivat   5  
206 Ten word info durem   11  
207 Twenty word info      
208 Fifty word info      
209 One Hundred word info      
210 One Thousand word info      

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