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Language: Vovo

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:Malekula Coastal 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
17 liver      
25 neck      
38 to chew 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      
103 meat/flesh      
104 fat/grease      
107 worm (earthworm)      
110 spider      
113 branch word info      
116 flower      
125 salt      
126 lake      
154 short word info      
159 wide      
161 shy, ashamed      
171 to hide word info      
172 to climb word info      
173 at      
174 in, inside      
175 above      
176 below      
177 this      
178 that      
179 near      
180 far      
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      
77 to scratch word info -rih      
78 to cut, hack word info -hiᵐbe      
132 fog ne-βas      
135 lightning tunoar      
150 yellow tu-mamlapes      
156 thin word info ᵐbeβunete      
158 narrow ti-nakih good    
170 when? word info haβran      
187 they ɣae they    
6 road/path na-hal   1  
7 to come -ma   1  
16 intestines tina-k   1  
18 breast na-susu-k   1  
22 to fear -matax   1  
23 blood na-re   1  
30 mouth na-βaβa-k   1  
44 to hear -roŋo   1  
45 eye na-mata-k   1  
48 to sleep -natur   1  
60 father tama-k   1  
61 house ne-ime   1  
65 rope na-tal   1  
75 to die, be dead -nah   1  
79 stick/wood n-ai   1  
90 to dig -ɣil   1  
97 bird na-man   1  
98 egg tol-nato   1  
99 feather nə-βulu-ne   1  
108 louse word info na-xut   1  
109 mosquito namɣo   1  
114 leaf no-roa   1  
119 earth/soil na-tan   1  
120 stone na-βat   1  
121 sand na-on   1  
124 sea na-tah   1  
129 moon na-βule   1  
130 star ne-βesi   1  
133 rain na-uhe   1  
147 black tu-not   1  
148 white tu-βuho   1  
149 red tu-meme   1  
165 bad, evil ti-hat   1  
167 night naᵐboŋ   1  
198 Two word info rue   1  
199 Three word info til   1  
201 Five word info lime   1  
202 Six word info on   1  
203 Seven word info ɣo-ⁿdit   1  
100 wing na-ɣaᵐbe-n   1, 12  
162 old word info ti-mersean   1, 124  
183 thou unoɣ   1, 18  
184 he/she ɣai   1, 29  
188 what? word info naha   1, 33, 52  
189 who? word info ɣihi   1, 43  
163 new ti-ᵐbar   1, 47  
146 ash ᵐbetmaβ   1, 52  
41 to bite -ɣah   1, 60  
76 to live, be alive -naur   1, 76  
136 wind na-laŋ   1, 77  
55 woman/female na-βaβen   1, 106  
186 you kani pl. 1, 13  
182 I ɣina   1, 21, 22  
40 to drink -num   1, 34  
31 tooth ne-luβo-k   1, 35  
66 to tie up, fasten -lisi   1, 39  
2 left na-mair   1, 59  
200 Four word info βat   1, 65  
1 hand nima-k   1, 66  
153 big ti-laᵐb   10, 83  
164 good nakih   107  
51 to sit -at latan   109  
140 dry word info ti-mamah   11  
152 small βelβele   115  
106 snake na-mʷat   12  
14 belly taᵐbaŋu-k   13  
21 to think -roromi   13  
95 to fall word info -soβ   13  
13 back word info kutura-k   14  
28 to breathe -maᵐb   14  
71 to stab, pierce -hari   14  
43 ear ᵐbororo-k   16  
88 to squeeze word info -βerih   16  
155 long word info ᵐbaraβ   16, 85  
102 rat n-ariβ   18  
143 fire na-ɣaᵐb   19  
20 to know, be knowledgeable -roŋ-βoho   19, 90  
122 water word info n-oa   2  
134 thunder na-kur   2  
145 smoke word info na-ɣaᵐb ti-ah   2  
115 root na-xoar   2, 41  
52 to stand -turomaro   2, 69  
39 to cook word info ti-noɣ   21, 51  
27 nose siŋo-k (metathesis?) 27?  
157 thick word info ti-matol   3  
204 Eight word info ɣo-al   3  
181 where? word info aⁿde   3, 59  
64 to say -βar   30  
94 to throw word info -βərini   30  
169 year na-ram   30  
128 sky ᵐbeknaran cloud 30, 31  
26 hair word info nə-βulu-k   31  
54 man/male ne-merte   31  
142 heavy tu-roβ   31  
160 painful, sick ros   32  
83 to work word info nahahax   33  
89 to hold word info -βir   34  
37 to eat -ɣor   35  
53 person/human being nemerte   35  
141 wet ti-ramin   36  
49 to lie down word info -natur   37  
63 name me-ha-k   37  
36 to spit -lutoβ   37, 102  
57 husband nahal   38  
105 tail kere-n   39  
137 to blow word info -iβ   4, 65  
144 to burn word info -ɣan   40  
72 to hit word info -loh   41  
29 to sniff, smell -ᵐboni   42  
8 to turn word info -telɣini   46?  
4 leg/foot karu-k   49  
127 woods/forest no-βoroa   49, 88  
9 to swim -kar   5  
34 to cry -ŋar   5  
56 child natu-k   5  
197 One word info hual   5  
205 Nine word info ɣe-hiβe   5  
206 Ten word info haŋaβil   5  
3 right na-matu   5, 37  
58 wife na-βaβen ha-k   5, 68  
42 to suck -num   50  
118 grass na-noh   51  
139 cold word info nalaɣastiɣah   51  
15 bone ne-si-ne   52  
59 mother mera-k   52  
111 fish na-mas   53  
123 to flow -laβ   58  
69 to hunt word info -xorxor   59, 64  
10 dirty ti-lalo   6  
80 to split word info -tei   6  
168 day na-ran   6  
19 shoulder tˢuᵐbuna-k   64, 106  
67 to sew word info -lele   66  
151 green ti-ᵐbar   69?  
32 tongue ne-meme-k   7, 41  
96 dog ne-βiri   7, 75, 80  
196 to count -βeβe   70  
12 skin ne-ᵐber   71  
74 to kill -ruᵐb tinat   71  
101 to fly -βir   76  
81 sharp tu-βor   78  
35 to vomit -lulue   8  
46 to see -kilkila   83  
11 dust ᵐbetmaɣaβ   86  
5 to walk -ah   87  
24 head na-ᵐbatu-k   9  
117 fruit no-βuaŋ   9  
131 cloud word info na-ror   90  
33 to laugh -ŋir   93  
112 rotten word info ti-kor   93, 94?  
138 warm word info timamʷaβ   96  
185 we word info kanam pl. excl. E42  
185 we word info lekre pl. incl. I  
166 correct, true ti-nakih good X  

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