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

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