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

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