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

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