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Language: Kwamera

Source/Author:  Lindstrom 1986. Kwamera dictionary 
Notes:  South Tanna, Vanuatu. 
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:Tanna 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
68 needle      
208 Fifty word info      
209 One Hundred word info      
210 One Thousand word info      
20 to know, be knowledgeable (ru)kurən   18  
84 to plant ahavi   24  
38 to chew word info ahi      
41 to bite ahi   1, 60  
144 to burn word info ahi   42  
81 sharp ahia   17  
9 to swim aiu   5, 24  
73 to steal akres   10  
51 to sit akure   107  
92 to open, uncover akwaŋ open 38  
47 to yawn akwaŋ-ase open-?? 12  
150 yellow akweis   42  
139 cold word info akwiei   108  
88 to squeeze word info akwriŋi      
152 small akəku   104  
49 to lie down word info amak   46  
164 good amasan   140  
160 painful, sick amemha   1  
83 to work word info amhu   1, 13  
151 green amrəmera   1  
5 to walk an   2  
37 to eat ani   1  
40 to drink anumwi   1, 72  
190 other apa   73  
155 long word info apomus   14  
48 to sleep apri   11  
148 white apsan   14  
78 to cut, hack word info arai   1  
36 to spit araŋavus *luaq 'vomit' + *ŋapus 'spit' 19, 38  
52 to stand arer   2, 57  
138 warm word info areuan   1, 98  
21 to think arhi      
66 to tie up, fasten arihi   1, 39  
171 to hide word info arukwafa   32  
70 to shoot word info arukwi      
149 red aruveruv   52  
33 to laugh arəs   97  
123 to flow arəs   57  
95 to fall word info asas      
92 to open, uncover asisi uncover    
153 big asori   47  
157 thick word info asori = big 3  
159 wide asori = big x  
34 to cry asək   33  
46 to see ata   1  
85 to choose ata amwhen ata = see 23  
67 to sew word info atiri   71  
166 correct, true atukwatukw   x  
161 shy, ashamed aurəs   36  
140 dry word info avahak thing 15  
89 to hold word info avahi   33  
91 to buy avahi nenime- hold eye 73  
39 to cook word info avan   50  
7 to come ave|he   25  
158 narrow avirəŋ   14  
196 to count avsini   26  
34 to cry eau   24  
69 to hunt word info ef|aiuk      
28 to breathe eiahaŋ   15  
137 to blow word info ekwi   5  
75 to die, be dead emha   1  
165 bad, evil eraha   1  
90 to dig eri   1  
162 old word info erŋhara   84  
35 to vomit eua Possibly a Lenakel loan 8  
29 to sniff, smell eŋis      
142 heavy f(w)am   30  
82 dull, blunt fa   16  
173 at fwe      
178 that fwe      
168 day iaran daytime 6  
53 person/human being iermama   55  
54 man/male ierman   1, 14  
57 husband ierman = man 17  
102 rat iesukw   3  
183 thou ik   1, 17  
8 to turn word info ikou   23  
184 he/she in   1, 43  
176 below inherəp      
182 I iou   1, 21  
179 near ipaka   32  
187 they iraha   1, 75  
175 above irenha      
180 far isu|pwən   1  
207 Twenty word info iuan u miuan u not.be this and not.be that    
101 to fly iva   1  
199 Three word info kahar   1  
24 head kapwa   9, 17  
134 thunder karuarua   2, 64, 18  
110 spider katəmnumun   30?  
200 Four word info kefa   1, 65  
130 star kumhau   13  
96 dog kuri Pn loan? 7 L
65 rope kwa-nakwus   60  
154 short word info kwakwa   96  
62 thatch/roof kwanei      
98 egg kwan|are-   1, 61  
197 One word info kwatia   14, 44  
185 we word info kəmaha   2  
186 you kəmiaha   1, 13  
192 and kəni VPs 1  
120 stone kəpwier   6  
201 Five word info kərirum   1, 14  
204 Eight word info kərirum-kahar      
205 Nine word info kərirum-kefa      
202 Six word info kərirum-kwatia      
206 Ten word info kərirum-kərirum      
203 Seven word info kərirum-kəru      
198 Two word info kəru   1  
185 we word info kətaha   1  
140 dry word info maha liquid 11  
129 moon makwa   28  
97 bird menu   1  
2 left mour   1, 59  
76 to live, be alive muru   1, 76  
3 right mwatuk   5, 77  
95 to fall word info mwei   40  
109 mosquito mwi   1  
107 worm (earthworm) mwətikaro   38  
192 and məne NPs 2, 68  
112 rotten word info mərər   116  
132 fog n-amahakw-ien   3, 32  
135 lightning n-əruapen-ien   25  
63 name nahaŋ   1, 18  
17 liver nakan|mapwu-   4, 7  
30 mouth nakwa- inner mouth 84  
18 breast nanhə-   1  
16 intestines naninha   1, 77  
131 cloud word info napua   16  
143 fire napw   19, 25  
32 tongue naramə-   7, 48  
18 breast nas   1  
63 name naŋhu-   1, 18  
128 sky neai   12  
79 stick/wood nei   1  
45 eye nenime-   1  
56 child neru- w. 1&2sg 5  
133 rain nesən   1  
170 when? word info nesən   1, 43  
23 blood neta   1  
64 to say ni   104  
61 house nimwa   1  
25 neck nua-   18, 83  
115 root nua-   2  
122 water word info nui   2  
169 year nuk = yam 41  
26 hair word info numwherə-   32  
99 feather numwherə-   23  
19 shoulder nura-   61  
118 grass nurhi   1  
188 what? word info nəfe   60  
43 ear nəf|reŋə-   1  
15 bone nəkakri-   7  
117 fruit nəkwa-   1, 26  
114 leaf nəma-   30  
11 dust nəmakwrur   8  
136 wind nəmataŋi Pn. loan 1, 66  
146 ash nəmrakw   1, 73  
111 fish nəmu   51  
27 nose nəpa|seŋi-   1, 33  
105 tail nəpiki-   1, 31  
121 sand nəpəkər   30  
167 night nəpən   1  
168 day nəpən measure of time x  
104 fat/grease nərpwa   15  
103 meat/flesh nəsa-   10  
145 smoke word info nəse-   2  
126 lake nəsiui   10  
4 leg/foot nəsu-   75  
23 blood nəte-   1  
125 salt nəŋar   8  
72 to hit word info os   85  
74 to kill os apune   1  
80 to split word info oskriŋi      
142 heavy p(w)am   30  
191 all pam   50  
181 where? word info pa|ku   92  
29 to sniff, smell peŋhi   42, 73  
147 black pitov      
55 woman/female pran also 'wife' 1, 35  
195 no, not rekəm   55  
60 father remu-   1  
174 in, inside reri-   1  
31 tooth revu-   1, 35  
44 to hear reŋi   1, 84  
59 mother ri|nhə-   1, 61  
58 wife rukwe-      
94 to throw word info rukwi   52  
127 woods/forest rumunan   98?  
87 to swell word info rupu   12  
100 wing rəŋi-   65  
113 branch word info rəŋi-   1, 21  
1 hand rəŋə-   32  
189 who? word info si   1  
189 who? word info sin   1  
6 road/path suatuk   47  
13 back word info taku|ta-   12  
12 skin tekə-   27  
56 child ti- w. all other 5  
116 flower tihi-   73  
193 if tukwa   22  
42 to suck tumwi   17  
119 earth/soil tup|rena   1  
14 belly təpu-   36  
30 mouth tərhu- outer mouth 94  
124 sea təsi   1  
177 this u   47  
108 louse word info ur   1  
172 to climb word info uta   39  
86 to grow word info vera not cognate w. Lenakel    
163 new vi   1  
106 snake ŋata   12  
194 how? word info əf- verbal prefix 1  
22 to fear əhekər   69  
8 to turn word info əkakini   117?  
77 to scratch word info əki   13  
156 thin word info əkərakiri   20  
10 dirty əmkermək   14  
141 wet əmtəmət   35  
50 to dream əməkraha lie.down-bad 13  
71 to stab, pierce əp   74  
93 to pound, beat word info ərui   11  
137 to blow word info əsəsau   12  

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