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

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