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Language: Seke

Source/Author:  Tryon (1976) 
Notes:  Tryon, DT. 1976. New Hebrides Languages: An internal classification. Canberra: Pacific Linguistics. 
Data Entry:  Typed By: Kirsty Maurits  Checked By:  
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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:
18 breast      
19 shoulder      
38 to chew word info      
39 to cook word info      
47 to yawn      
50 to dream      
62 thatch/roof      
68 needle      
70 to shoot word info      
73 to steal      
82 dull, blunt      
84 to plant      
85 to choose      
86 to grow word info      
87 to swell word info      
91 to buy      
92 to open, uncover      
93 to pound, beat word info      
107 worm (earthworm)      
110 spider      
113 branch word info      
125 salt      
134 thunder      
135 lightning      
154 short word info      
159 wide      
160 painful, sick      
161 shy, ashamed      
171 to hide word info      
172 to climb word info      
173 at      
175 above      
176 below      
177 this      
178 that      
179 near      
190 other      
191 all      
192 and      
193 if      
194 how? word info      
195 no, not      
207 Twenty word info      
208 Fifty word info      
209 One Hundred word info      
210 One Thousand word info      
1 hand ña-ᵑk   27  
2 left mʷir   1, 59  
3 right msu   5, 37  
4 leg/foot sil̥e-ᵑk   73  
5 to walk -urut   29  
6 road/path sal   1  
7 to come -me   1  
8 to turn word info -kersek   47  
9 to swim -lo   8  
10 dirty aᵐpropiet      
11 dust ᵐbsieβ   80?  
12 skin ᵐbla-ᵑk   23  
13 back word info walu-ᵑk      
14 belly saᵐpŋi-ᵑk   13  
15 bone si-ᵑk   52  
16 intestines kñi-ᵑk   60  
17 liver siesna-ᵑk   40  
20 to know, be knowledgeable -klia   18  
21 to think -ⁿdontme   13  
22 to fear -msak   1  
23 blood ⁿdena-ᵑk   1, 50  
24 head ᵐba-ᵑk   14  
25 neck fantlo-ᵑk   69  
26 hair word info li-ᵑk   31  
27 nose fa-mso-ᵑk   72  
28 to breathe -rsuᵐbuŋun̥am      
29 to sniff, smell -rŋo-ᵐbon   42, 62  
30 mouth lal-fa-ᵑk   1, 81  
31 tooth leβu-ᵑk   1, 35  
32 tongue mia-k   7  
33 to laugh -man   51  
34 to cry -ⁿdeŋ   1  
35 to vomit -lu   8  
36 to spit -kasor   48  
37 to eat -an   1  
40 to drink -mni   1, 49  
41 to bite -kse   1, 60  
42 to suck -risu   58  
43 ear ᵐban-tilña-ᵑk   1  
44 to hear -roŋne   1  
45 eye tlu-msa-ᵑk   1  
46 to see -lsi   14, 94  
48 to sleep -msur   1  
49 to lie down word info -wesβan      
51 to sit -ⁿdosβan      
52 to stand -ⁿdumre   2, 66  
53 person/human being azu   24  
54 man/male asun talmo      
55 woman/female azoziamat   37  
56 child ⁿdʳodʳo-ᵑk      
57 husband siha-ᵑk   2  
58 wife ⁿdantu-ᵑk   37  
59 mother ⁿdahe-ᵑk   17  
60 father izmia-ᵑk   1  
61 house im   1  
63 name sia-ᵑk   1  
64 to say -ᵐpni      
65 rope aw   25  
66 to tie up, fasten -ᵐbose   32  
67 to sew word info -hlo   32  
69 to hunt word info -kroro   59  
71 to stab, pierce -tʳu   14  
72 to hit word info -uši   86  
74 to kill -uh pni   26  
75 to die, be dead -mat   1  
76 to live, be alive -mur   1, 76  
77 to scratch word info -kaβre   1?  
78 to cut, hack word info -ⁿdale   38  
79 stick/wood uⁿdia      
80 to split word info -ⁿdalpre   1, 62  
81 sharp meman   3  
83 to work word info um   1  
88 to squeeze word info -taŋpʷi      
89 to hold word info -fsi      
90 to dig -gli   1  
94 to throw word info -seᵐpne   88?  
95 to fall word info -peh      
96 dog ᵐbuᵐbliβuk from "white man's pig"    
97 bird ᵐbsil   30  
98 egg wiⁿdlimo      
99 feather li-n   1  
100 wing falkan   38, 69  
101 to fly -gak   14  
102 rat titmʷo   72  
103 meat/flesh fsiun   10  
104 fat/grease pir   45  
105 tail ᵑgre-n   39  
106 snake ᵐbrasok   20  
108 louse word info ut   1  
109 mosquito taᵐpken   35  
111 fish mal̥ok   52  
112 rotten word info apok   30  
114 leaf rusa   47  
115 root liuⁿdia      
116 flower ñik   1?  
117 fruit βʷeuⁿdia   1, 26  
118 grass ᵐpeβil   1  
119 earth/soil zan   1?  
120 stone βet   1  
121 sand on   1  
122 water word info ri   1  
123 to flow -sal   38  
124 sea ze   1  
126 lake ᵐbʷatniuᵐbu      
127 woods/forest osa      
128 sky ᵐbini   29  
129 moon ful   1  
130 star mso   13, 32  
131 cloud word info mleᵑk   34  
132 fog kaf   1  
133 rain uh   1  
136 wind leŋ   1, 77  
137 to blow word info -βu   4  
138 warm word info ᵐbaŋfaŋtis   1, 50, 72  
139 cold word info ᵐbalᵐbal   110  
140 dry word info arkarka   29  
141 wet a-mih   49  
142 heavy makmaf   46  
143 fire aᵐb   19  
144 to burn word info -paŋsi   39  
145 smoke word info sonbiyin      
146 ash ᵐbsiβaxaβ      
147 black aᵐbroh   78  
148 white asaf   99  
149 red arfan      
150 yellow amsoh   80  
151 green amalmale   43  
152 small wakik   78  
153 big alok   55  
155 long word info amraf   18  
156 thin word info a-mnifnif   1  
157 thick word info amsiul   3  
158 narrow saltis small road    
162 old word info maᵑgusnan      
163 new araᵐp   9  
164 good aᵐbis   48  
165 bad, evil aᵐbʷœβ      
166 correct, true atnotnon straight    
167 night ᵐbuŋ   1  
168 day ren   6  
169 year ⁿdam   30  
170 when? word info naŋih   1, 43  
174 in, inside lon   1  
180 far laβut   85, 86  
181 where? word info eᵐbe   3, 59  
182 I nou   1, 21, 22  
183 thou iᵑk   1, 17  
184 he/she ni   1, 6  
185 we word info int pl. incl. I  
185 we word info kamam pl. excl. E42  
186 you ᵑgimi pl. 1, 13, 43  
187 they ñir they 1, 33  
188 what? word info ske   1, 59  
189 who? word info sian   25  
196 to count -ᵐpli   1, 13  
197 One word info alfwal   9  
198 Two word info a-ru   1  
199 Three word info a-siul   1  
200 Four word info a-fiet   1, 65  
201 Five word info a-lim   1  
202 Six word info lafwal   15  
203 Seven word info liβ-ru   13  
204 Eight word info lip-tul   5, 7  
205 Nine word info lia-pet   20  
206 Ten word info seᵐbʳenok   14  

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