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Language: Nahavaq (Benour)

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:
1 hand ni-βara-ʔ   16  
2 left ⁿdil-meyir   1, 59  
3 right ᵐbaraᵑgin   30  
4 leg/foot ni-ᵐbulu-ˀ   33  
5 to walk -loŋ   60  
6 road/path na-hal   1  
7 to come -βʷeleŋ   25  
8 to turn word info -βiˀis   31  
9 to swim -βahup   78  
10 dirty i-molol   43  
11 dust na-las   4  
12 skin no-ˀolsin   73  
13 back word info ni-taˀun   12  
14 belly ni-βetu-ʔ   5  
15 bone nu-ᵐboloᵑgon   37  
16 intestines ni-hinin   1  
17 liver na-mamnin   7, 56  
18 breast nu-huho   1  
19 shoulder nu-ᵐbataβa-ŋ   1, 65  
20 to know, be knowledgeable -roŋhor   19, 92  
21 to think -ⁿdimdim   13  
22 to fear -mataˀ   1  
23 blood ni-ⁿdei   1  
24 head ni-ᵐbatu-   9  
25 neck ni-ⁿdolo-ŋ   42  
26 hair word info ni-sible-n   31, 33  
27 nose ni-ᵑginhu-ʔ   1, 58  
28 to breathe -ŋaraŋar   13  
29 to sniff, smell -ŋar   63  
30 mouth ni-ᵐboŋo-ʔ   41  
31 tooth ni-liβo-ʔ   1, 35  
32 tongue ni-malaᵐbœ   30  
33 to laugh -mas   58  
34 to cry -teŋ   1  
35 to vomit -luelu   8  
36 to spit -βurei   35  
37 to eat -ʔan   1  
38 to chew word info      
39 to cook word info i-meh   19, 81  
40 to drink -min   1, 49  
41 to bite -ˀas   1, 60  
42 to suck -ⁿduⁿdum   50  
43 ear ni-ⁿdilŋa-   1, 40  
44 to hear -roŋ   1  
45 eye ni-mata-ʔ   1  
46 to see -les   14, 94  
47 to yawn      
48 to sleep -metu   1  
49 to lie down word info -metu   37  
50 to dream      
51 to sit -sum   40  
52 to stand -taris   61  
53 person/human being      
54 man/male ni-morot   31  
55 woman/female ni-momo   23  
56 child ni-βutu-m   48  
57 husband ni-morot   63  
58 wife ni-momo   56  
59 mother amoˀ   23  
59 mother hina-m   1  
60 father tama-m   1  
61 house ne-yum   1  
62 thatch/roof      
63 name ne-he-n   1  
64 to say -βʷær   30  
65 rope ne-tel   1  
66 to tie up, fasten -malis   80  
67 to sew word info -tur   13  
68 needle      
69 to hunt word info      
70 to shoot word info      
71 to stab, pierce -sim   40  
72 to hit word info -ᵐbʷil   94  
73 to steal      
74 to kill -ᵐbʷil   75  
75 to die, be dead -mes   1  
76 to live, be alive -mæur   1, 76  
77 to scratch word info -ˀoiˀoi   71, 72  
78 to cut, hack word info -tere   1  
79 stick/wood na-ˀai   1  
80 to split word info -tarpor   1  
81 sharp i-makan   14, 79  
82 dull, blunt      
83 to work word info raˀien   46  
84 to plant      
85 to choose      
86 to grow word info      
87 to swell word info      
88 to squeeze word info -βur luŋluŋ   16  
89 to hold word info -βurβur   34  
90 to dig -ˀil   1  
91 to buy      
92 to open, uncover      
93 to pound, beat word info      
94 to throw word info -ˀom   85?  
95 to fall word info -tamaⁿdau   42  
96 dog ni-kilu   7, 77, 80  
97 bird ne-men   1  
98 egg noˀolin-neteu   70  
99 feather ni-ᵐbʷiᵐbo-n   25  
100 wing ni-βara-n   1?  
101 to fly -βiβem   46  
102 rat na-laᵐbut   45  
103 meat/flesh      
104 fat/grease      
105 tail ni-ᵐbüsü-n   30  
106 snake na-mat   12  
107 worm (earthworm)      
108 louse word info na-ˀut   1  
109 mosquito ni-tuˀes   38, 48, 89  
110 spider      
111 fish ni-mahal   52  
112 rotten word info i-mom   51  
113 branch word info      
114 leaf ne-reˀei   47  
115 root na-ˀaran   2, 43  
116 flower      
117 fruit na-βʷan   1, 26  
118 grass ni-mʷenei   31  
119 earth/soil ne-ten   1  
120 stone ne-βet   1  
121 sand ni-ᵐbinwen Metathesis? *bwinone --> *binwone 1, 79  
122 water word info ne-wei   2  
123 to flow -βaraβar   31  
124 sea ne-tes   1  
125 salt      
126 lake      
127 woods/forest ni-ᵐbœnˀai   49, 88  
128 sky ni-melin tortor      
129 moon ne-βœl   1  
130 star ni-musi   13  
131 cloud word info ni-melin   34  
132 fog      
133 rain ne-wuh   1  
134 thunder βarabar   15, 38, 81  
135 lightning ne-βur   26  
136 wind na-laŋ   1, 77  
137 to blow word info -hup   4, 62, 63  
138 warm word info ipilpil   52  
139 cold word info i-mælˀah   51  
140 dry word info i-mehmeh   11  
141 wet i-mil   35?  
142 heavy i-ⁿdip   31  
143 fire na-ˀam   19, 40  
144 to burn word info -huli   4  
145 smoke word info na-ˀam ⁿduŋien   26  
146 ash ni-metelˀam      
147 black i-metemet   1  
148 white i-meβüs   1  
149 red i-mamal   1, 55  
150 yellow i-lütlüt   43  
151 green i-ˀasen   8  
152 small i-βari   42  
153 big i-ᵐbou   50  
154 short word info      
155 long word info i-ᵐbarap   16, 85  
156 thin word info i-menemenem   1?  
157 thick word info i-ᵐburut   56  
158 narrow i-βari small    
159 wide      
160 painful, sick i-mehe   1, 98  
161 shy, ashamed      
162 old word info mʷi-ⁿdue   1?  
163 new i-βiβeu   1  
164 good i-leh   59  
165 bad, evil i-het   1  
166 correct, true i-leh good X  
167 night liβaˀat   42  
168 day ni-ᵐbuŋ   16  
169 year ne-teu   1  
170 when? word info ŋeih   1  
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      
181 where? word info aᵐbeh   3, 59  
182 I kinaŋ   1, 21, 22, 23  
183 thou inuŋ   1, 17, 18  
184 he/she ei   1, 29  
185 we word info niᵑgin pl. incl. I  
185 we word info kamem pl. excl. E42  
185 we word info nuˀun dl. incl.    
185 we word info nuˀumem dl. excl.    
186 you niᵑgim pl. 1, 13, 24  
186 you nuˀum dl. x  
187 they ar they 1, 70  
187 they ruar they (dual) x  
188 what? word info na-hapa   1  
189 who? word info ia   1  
190 other      
191 all      
192 and      
193 if      
194 how? word info      
195 no, not      
196 to count -ᵐbuluŋ   1  
197 One word info isiˁ   1  
198 Two word info i-ru   1  
199 Three word info i-tül   1  
200 Four word info i-βes   1, 65  
201 Five word info i-lim   1  
202 Six word info i-sousi   31  
203 Seven word info iso-ru   1, 2  
204 Eight word info iso-tül   11, 7  
205 Nine word info iso-βei   5  
206 Ten word info ilaŋaβül   5  
207 Twenty word info      
208 Fifty word info      
209 One Hundred word info      
210 One Thousand word info      

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