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

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