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

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