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Language: Apma (Suru Kavian)

Source/Author:  Andrew Gray 
Notes:  Apma has three dialects. This list is in Suru Kavian, a distinctive and endangered northern dialect. 
Data Entry:  Typed By: Andrew Gray  Checked By: Simon Greenhill 
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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:Northeast Vanuatu-Banks Islands:East Vanuatu 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
10 dirty      
11 dust      
38 to chew word info      
42 to suck      
47 to yawn      
50 to dream      
68 needle      
69 to hunt word info      
71 to stab, pierce      
79 stick/wood      
80 to split word info      
85 to choose      
88 to squeeze word info      
93 to pound, beat word info      
103 meat/flesh      
104 fat/grease      
127 woods/forest      
131 cloud word info      
158 narrow      
159 wide      
184 he/she      
177 this -ah   21  
178 that -ih   9  
63 name a-   1, 18  
57 husband aawa-   2  
6 road/path al   1  
173 at al   48  
181 where? word info al beh   3, 59  
6 road/path ala-   1  
188 what? word info amah   1  
188 what? word info amanan   1  
53 person/human being asi   24  
145 smoke word info asi-   2  
59 mother baati-      
192 and bi      
135 lightning bili   26, 70  
128 sky bini   29  
56 child biribirik 'small one' 78?  
30 mouth bongo- external mouth or opening 41  
154 short word info buku- in height 3  
196 to count bulki imperfective (present tense) form 1  
161 shy, ashamed bus   32  
110 spider busungos big outdoor spider 4  
12 skin bwala- hard outer covering 23  
197 One word info bwaleh   7  
153 big bwarak   50  
97 bird bweeil   30  
19 shoulder bwesaava-   65, 87  
24 head bwosi- 1PL.INCL, 3SG and 3PL form 9  
24 head bwosu-   9  
23 blood da   1  
43 ear dalinga-   1, 40  
169 year dam also 'yam' 30  
148 white dap   48  
43 ear diling   1, 40  
51 to sit dok   147  
49 to lie down word info en   1  
171 to hide word info en surak en = lie down 6?  
189 who? word info et archaic 62, 63  
91 to buy gele   48  
105 tail gere-   39  
190 other go also 'one of them'    
95 to fall word info iah   60  
189 who? word info idan may be borrowed from Suru Rabwanga dialect 62, 63 L?
17 liver ide-   32  
72 to hit word info ih   86  
74 to kill ih baamete ih = hit, baamete = cause to die 26, 2  
111 fish ik   1  
173 at ili "on" 1, 20  
20 to know, be knowledgeable ilil   8  
139 cold word info ilili      
61 house im   1  
173 at it "place" 50  
117 fruit iwa-   1, 26  
185 we word info kaa- exclusive 1  
65 rope kaawa   25, 59  
143 fire kaba   19  
164 good kabis   48  
65 rope kae-   35  
201 Five word info kailim   1  
198 Two word info kairi   1  
199 Three word info kaitil   1  
200 Four word info kaivas   1, 65  
101 to fly kak   14  
9 to swim kakaa   5  
132 fog kakap   1  
37 to eat kan   1  
194 how? word info kap a verb 'to be how': past tense te-kap, present mwe-gap, future nee-gap 58, 82, 83  
41 to bite kas   1, 55  
36 to spit kasuu   19  
153 big kawu   106  
58 wife kihnesi-      
90 to dig kil   1  
46 to see kit   1  
183 thou ko-   1  
186 you ko-...i      
115 root kore- hard roots; also 'fence' 2, 41  
102 rat koup   3  
168 day kubung   16  
54 man/male kuhnubu      
12 skin kula-   10  
96 dog kuli   7 L
108 louse word info kut   1  
136 wind lang   1, 77  
73 to steal lap devak lap = take    
204 Eight word info laptil prefixed with "te-" when used as quantifier 5, 7  
202 Six word info lapwaleh prefixed with "te-" when used as quantifier 15  
205 Nine word info lavas prefixed with "te-" when used as quantifier 20  
203 Seven word info laviri prefixed with "te-" when used as quantifier 13  
173 at lee "in" 20  
174 in, inside lee   1  
30 mouth leewa- inside of mouth 1, 50  
14 belly lee|walele-   75  
174 in, inside lele-   1  
31 tooth lewu-   1, 35  
35 to vomit liait   28  
115 root libwi- soft roots 18  
1 hand lima-   1, 64  
31 tooth lip   1, 35  
195 no, not ma ... nga negative marker in sentence ("not") 58  
151 green mamalkes "rotten blue" 8, 43  
81 sharp mamkan   14  
33 to laugh man   51  
155 long word info marap   18  
142 heavy maras   33  
75 to die, be dead mat   1  
45 eye mata-   1  
22 to fear mataasi   1  
32 tongue mea-   7  
112 rotten word info medee   27  
149 red meme   1  
156 thin word info menipnip   1  
175 above mere high 10  
141 wet mes   49  
82 dull, blunt mesibwi   51  
48 to sleep mesuu   1  
147 black met   1  
157 thick word info metiltil   3  
86 to grow word info meuu   24  
40 to drink min   1, 49  
148 white mit pale 49  
166 correct, true mwaataknga true 42  
167 night mwagap      
138 warm word info mwapmwap mwap = be on fire 43  
76 to live, be alive mwas   37  
2 left mwei   1, 59  
3 right mwesi   5  
182 I na-   1, 21, 22  
170 when? word info nangih   1, 43  
190 other nansa 'different' 60?  
180 far nawut   47  
56 child nesu-   5  
208 Fifty word info ngawul kailim   x  
207 Twenty word info ngawul kairi   9  
209 One Hundred word info ngawul sangwul   17  
154 short word info ngonsi- in length    
27 nose ngosi- 1PL.INCL, 3SG and 3PL form 1, 58  
27 nose ngosu-   1, 58  
126 lake nibi pool in river 22  
194 how? word info nuhu   84  
121 sand on   1  
113 branch word info ra-   1  
187 they ra-   1, 70  
163 new rabwa   9  
140 dry word info raga intransitive 37  
168 day ran daylight period 6  
28 to breathe rap ngongos rap = pull 36  
160 painful, sick ras sick 34  
137 to blow word info riri of wind 40  
44 to hear rong intransitive 1  
177 this rong   20  
44 to hear rongo transitive 1  
29 to sniff, smell rongo buni- rongo = feel/hear 42, 62  
123 to flow rop   37  
114 leaf ru-   1  
84 to plant rup   9  
134 thunder ruu mere ruu = quake, mere = above 47  
179 near saasari   48  
165 bad, evil sabakgol   39  
165 bad, evil sabek   39  
172 to climb word info sak go up 2  
123 to flow sal   38  
92 to open, uncover sangvi   40  
206 Ten word info sangwul prefixed with "te-" when used as quantifier 5  
191 all sara   49  
150 yellow sesede   47  
52 to stand si   68  
87 to swell word info si sibi   40  
15 bone si- 1PL.INCL, 3SG and 3PL form 52  
169 year sika   29  
122 water word info sileng   29  
39 to cook word info sin roast on fire 14  
16 intestines sine-   1  
18 breast sisi- 1PL.INCL, 3SG and 3PL form 1  
67 to sew word info solo   32  
15 bone su-   52  
18 breast susu-   1  
176 below ta low    
185 we word info ta- inclusive 1  
110 spider tabwakaka house spider 8, 77  
162 old word info tabwas   57  
109 mosquito tabweken   35  
124 sea tah   1  
125 salt tah same as "sea" or "saltwater" 20  
77 to scratch word info takari   12, 28  
60 father tama-   1  
107 worm (earthworm) tamwasiski   22  
119 earth/soil tan   1  
146 ash tanap   1, 26  
34 to cry tang   1  
78 to cut, hack word info tas   29  
195 no, not tebu interjection ("no") 57  
62 thatch/roof teguu sago palm 20  
13 back word info teku-   12  
106 snake teltel   13  
193 if tugo      
98 egg udeli-   1, 66  
83 to work word info um   1  
137 to blow word info up with mouth 4, 81  
5 to walk ural   25  
55 woman/female vaamat   37  
210 One Thousand word info vadaa rare nowadays; prefixed with "te-" when used as quantifier 13  
25 neck vadale- 'throat' in other dialects 42  
144 to burn word info vahngi   39  
61 house val   14  
100 wing valga-   38, 69  
7 to come vama   23, 1  
70 to shoot word info vana   1  
120 stone vat   1  
118 grass velih   1  
64 to say vep   13, 103  
26 hair word info vilu-   31  
99 feather vilu- same as hair 1  
21 to think vini   43  
144 to burn word info visuu   47  
133 rain wakis to rain = is 1  
130 star wamso   13  
152 small wep   45  
94 to throw word info woh intransitive 41  
94 to throw word info wohni transitive 42  
4 leg/foot woko-   36  
66 to tie up, fasten woosi   77  
166 correct, true woswos straight, correct 43  
209 One Hundred word info wudelu rare nowadays; prefixed with "te-" when used as quantifier 16  
89 to hold word info wuh   46  
129 moon wul   1  
196 to count wulki   1  
116 flower wunga-   1  
8 to turn word info wuukak   5  

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