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Language: Daa kaka (West Ambrym, Vanuatu)

Source/Author:  Kilu von Prince 
Notes:  The data come from my own documentation work on Ambrym 
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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:
1 hand vyaa   16, 72  
2 left mwei   1, 59  
3 right myató   5, 37  
4 leg/foot l-ik leg-1s 37  
5 to walk oko   5  
6 road/path seli   1  
7 to come me   1  
8 to turn word info yaase   108  
9 to swim yaayaa   7  
10 dirty tung   41  
11 dust belisokop   80?  
12 skin uli   1  
13 back word info mad-un back-3s 35  
14 belly tam   20  
15 bone bosi   52, 59  
16 intestines tiny-an gut-3s 1  
17 liver ingyar   30  
18 breast sisis   1  
19 shoulder bar vyaa shoulder arm 1, 65  
20 to know, be knowledgeable kuowilye   18, 85  
21 to think dimye   13  
21 to think nyurnyur   77  
22 to fear nek (feeling.3s realis) afraid (of 42?  
23 blood da running blood 1  
23 blood bura clotted blood 53  
24 head bat-en head-3s 9  
25 neck pyady-un neck-3s 106  
26 hair word info vevyu      
27 nose kus   27, 55  
28 to breathe sopsop breathe heavily 35  
29 to sniff, smell bungse   64  
30 mouth bung   41  
31 tooth ep   1, 35?  
32 tongue miye   7  
33 to laugh myan   51  
34 to cry deng   1  
35 to vomit   8  
36 to spit gaapus   19, 61  
37 to eat en   1  
38 to chew word info ngase   12  
39 to cook word info sóósóó apyang cook on fire    
39 to cook word info olo apyang cook on fire    
39 to cook word info tea boil (itr.)    
40 to drink min   1, 49  
41 to bite kyer   1  
41 to bite ate   1, 55  
42 to suck domesi   50, 65  
42 to suck simsimi   51  
43 ear gelinya-an ear-3s 1, 41  
44 to hear ongane   1  
45 eye myar   1  
46 to see esi   14, 94  
47 to yawn enmya   19  
48 to sleep pwer myaek stay night 87  
49 to lie down word info pupwer   64  
50 to dream pwer esi stay see 10  
51 to sit tas   121  
52 to stand tinyo      
53 person/human being vyanten   56  
54 man/male vyanten   75, 89  
55 woman/female vyaven   1, 106  
56 child temeli child    
56 child neti child of 5  
56 child nat-en child of -3s 5  
57 husband yaapu   75  
58 wife vyap myato venerable woman old    
59 mother naana mother 1, 83  
59 mother yas mother of    
60 father timye      
61 house em   1  
62 thatch/roof vityop      
63 name is   1, 66  
64 to say ka   119  
65 rope teli   1  
66 to tie up, fasten pisi   32  
66 to tie up, fasten luwa      
67 to sew word info      
68 needle sini thorn of    
69 to hunt word info óte      
70 to shoot word info pyen   1  
70 to shoot word info vinye   1  
71 to stab, pierce -tae -res.pierce (resultative suffix)    
72 to hit word info tu   8  
73 to steal yas   20  
74 to kill tiye      
75 to die, be dead mer   1  
76 to live, be alive meu   1, 76  
77 to scratch word info s'o'ote      
78 to cut, hack word info te   1  
78 to cut, hack word info ta   1  
79 stick/wood lee   28  
80 to split word info mitye to split a liana lengthwise    
80 to split word info -kote res-split    
81 sharp kyen   14, 83  
82 dull, blunt      
83 to work word info gyes   9  
84 to plant bevyap   6?  
85 to choose      
86 to grow word info luk   32  
87 to swell word info      
88 to squeeze word info pusane   18, 71  
89 to hold word info gomu      
90 to dig kii   1  
90 to dig eli   1  
91 to buy gilye   48  
91 to buy puos   50  
92 to open, uncover pupuop   34  
93 to pound, beat word info wesa   32  
94 to throw word info bwiline   86  
94 to throw word info towane   88  
95 to fall word info mur fall (singular subject) 57  
95 to fall word info tesi fall (non-singular subject) 70  
96 dog kuli   7 L
97 bird baséé   30  
98 egg deli egg of 1, 66, 58  
99 feather      
100 wing ebya-on wing-3s 7  
101 to fly ka   14  
102 rat tomo   72  
103 meat/flesh mubuo   15, 70  
103 meat/flesh wusi   10  
104 fat/grease tamyes      
104 fat/grease kiyu      
105 tail gily-en Tail-of 39?  
106 snake tyotyo   63  
107 worm (earthworm) bowa      
108 louse word info ur   1  
109 mosquito bankyen   35  
110 spider tamyes spider    
110 spider damo spider net    
111 fish mesyu   53, 82  
112 rotten word info medar   19  
113 branch word info bwenges      
114 leaf ye leaf of    
114 leaf yesukuo leaves    
115 root luu root of    
116 flower ung flower of 1  
117 fruit we fruit.of 1, 26  
117 fruit wee fruit 1, 26  
118 grass barvinye   79  
118 grass batever      
118 grass wew'      
119 earth/soil tan ground 1  
120 stone vyor   1  
121 sand bewuon sand, beach 1, 83  
122 water word info wye   2  
123 to flow      
124 sea tes   1  
125 salt sol Loan   L
126 lake bwili wye hole of water    
127 woods/forest or place/bush    
127 woods/forest dóór dark bush    
128 sky tungtung   62  
129 moon bung      
129 moon ebyat   6  
130 star misyu   13  
131 cloud word info mop   32  
132 fog      
133 rain ós   1  
134 thunder byata   85  
134 thunder koruuruu   2  
135 lightning b'e'e      
136 wind eng   1, 77  
137 to blow word info pu   6  
137 to blow word info wu   4  
138 warm word info erér   9  
139 cold word info meas cold(noun)    
139 cold word info medir to be cold 1  
140 dry word info gaó      
141 wet nirnir   35  
142 heavy myap   46  
143 fire apyang   21  
144 to burn word info pyane roast sth., burn sth. 83  
145 smoke word info yes   2  
146 ash bel      
147 black mir   1?  
148 white py'o   41  
149 red pili   18  
150 yellow ngunguo      
151 green yesyes      
152 small kekei mwelili be small (singular subject), be.small (non-singular subject) 110  
153 big towo big (singular) 112  
153 big wowo big (non-singular) 111?  
154 short word info mwer   32  
154 short word info buorwur      
155 long word info veop   60  
156 thin word info nip flat, thin 1, 43?  
157 thick word info misii   3  
158 narrow      
159 wide      
160 painful, sick mese be sick 1  
161 shy, ashamed sa      
162 old word info myató   1  
163 new vi   10  
164 good vu   108  
165 bad, evil sanga   1, 100  
166 correct, true peten      
167 night myaek be night 65 L?
168 day naarop during the day (adv)    
168 day webung day (noun) 16  
169 year dom   30  
170 when? word info nanges   1, 43  
171 to hide word info nii      
172 to climb word info polo   38  
172 to climb word info poo   38  
173 at teve      
174 in, inside yen   49?  
175 above milye      
176 below pyan   41, 74  
177 this en-tak   52?  
178 that en-te      
179 near pesili   102  
180 far syoten      
181 where? word info ar-ve   3, 35  
182 I nye   1, 21, 22  
183 thou ngok   1, 17, 32  
184 he/she nge   1, 6  
185 we word info kana 1 dual ex    
185 we word info kisi 1 paucal ex    
185 we word info kinye 1 plural ex    
185 we word info ada 1 dual in    
185 we word info ansi 1 paucal in    
185 we word info ar 1 plural in    
186 you ka 2 dual x  
186 you kasi 2 paucal x  
186 you ki 2 plural 44  
187 they nya 3 dual x  
187 they nyosi 3 paucal x  
187 they nyoo 3 plural    
188 what? word info sewe   1, 72  
189 who? word info si   1  
190 other syan   60?  
191 all kevene   84  
192 and a and/but (clausal conjunction) 34  
192 and t- and-x.y (x and y)    
192 and myane and (nominal conjunction) 2, 40  
193 if doo clausal head, not complementizer    
194 how? word info ves how much x  
195 no, not ee no 54  
195 no, not to negative realis marker    
196 to count puluk   1  
196 to count pulukte   1  
197 One word info swa   9  
198 Two word info   1  
199 Three word info sii   1  
200 Four word info vyer   1, 65  
201 Five word info lim   1  
202 Six word info milipsyes   33  
203 Seven word info milivyó   13  
204 Eight word info milipsi   5?  
205 Nine word info meper   20  
206 Ten word info sungavi   5  
207 Twenty word info ung ló   9  
208 Fifty word info ung lim   x  
209 One Hundred word info ung sungavi   17  
210 One Thousand word info ung sungavi vya sungavi one hundred times ten 33  

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