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Language: Tanna, Southwest

Source/Author:  John Lynch 
Notes:  Complex Dialect Chain 
Data Entry:  Typed By: Peng Du  Checked By: Simon Greenhill 
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Classification:  Austronesian:Malayo-Polynesian:Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian:Eastern Malayo-Polynesian:Oceanic:Central-Eastern Oceanic:South Vanuatu:Tanna 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
1 hand kwa|lm-   1  
2 left maul   1, 59  
3 right matukw   5, 37  
4 leg/foot nuhu-   75  
5 to walk eliuok   63, 9  
6 road/path suatukw   6  
7 to come ua   11  
8 to turn word info oklhekən   25  
9 to swim al   24  
10 dirty amkəmək   14  
11 dust nəmokwlúl   8  
12 skin təki-   33  
13 back word info nəmweitaa-   35  
14 belly təpu-   36  
15 bone nəkəlkəlii-   7  
16 intestines nəsinau-   1  
17 liver nakanmop-   7  
18 breast nahi-   1  
19 shoulder nua-   61  
20 to know, be knowledgeable ləkwun   94  
21 to think ləki-n l-uh his mind strikes 65  
22 to fear ŋən   60  
23 blood nətau-   1  
24 head -kapwa   17  
25 neck -lakw      
26 hair word info nukwanee-   59  
27 nose nəpwaŋnhiŋ-   12, 33  
28 to breathe ehlaŋ   15  
29 to sniff, smell ələŋ   74  
30 mouth nhel-   76  
31 tooth kwəlu-   41  
32 tongue nelam-   7, 17  
33 to laugh aalh   97  
34 to cry eau   34  
35 to vomit lua   8  
36 to spit elŋaavh *luaq 'vomit' + *Å‹apus 'spit' 19, 38  
37 to eat aan   1  
38 to chew word info      
39 to cook word info vikən   50  
40 to drink num   1, 34  
41 to bite as   1, 60  
42 to suck amwha   21, 57  
43 ear mwa|telŋ   1, 44  
44 to hear ələŋ   1  
45 eye nəml-   1  
46 to see aam   80  
47 to yawn      
48 to sleep apəl   11  
49 to lie down word info əməl   8  
50 to dream əmələlha   13  
51 to sit akwəta   108  
52 to stand alel   57  
53 person/human being ielmama   57, 63  
54 man/male iel|maan   1, 14  
55 woman/female pilavən   1, 75  
56 child nal- with 1s and 2s poss. pron. 55  
56 child ti- else where 5, 36  
57 husband ielmaan   17  
58 wife pilavən = "woman" 5, 58  
59 mother nə|sən-   1  
60 father ləm-   1  
61 house nimwa   1  
62 thatch/roof nəklee-      
63 name nhaŋ-   1, 36  
64 to say ni   104  
65 rope nelaus   11  
66 to tie up, fasten əlkəs   1, 39  
67 to sew word info lhi      
68 needle      
69 to hunt word info ea|pən   11  
70 to shoot word info asək      
71 to stab, pierce hai   14  
72 to hit word info uh   86  
73 to steal aklhakən   10  
74 to kill huopnii compound of /hu/ "hit" and /opni/ "kill" 58, 1  
75 to die, be dead mha   1  
76 to live, be alive mlaŋh   60  
77 to scratch word info aki   13  
78 to cut, hack word info əlai   1  
79 stick/wood nəpalnai   1  
80 to split word info aləplaai   1  
81 sharp esla   19  
82 dull, blunt pus   16  
83 to work word info asim   1, 13  
84 to plant su   28  
85 to choose omwhen   23  
86 to grow word info pnaal   35  
87 to swell word info esiis   11  
88 to squeeze word info əvtete lakən   17  
89 to hold word info vah   33  
90 to dig kəl   1  
91 to buy vah nəml-n   4, 13  
92 to open, uncover asəktaa   38  
93 to pound, beat word info əsianəsian   11?  
94 to throw word info alukən   52  
95 to fall word info məl   40  
96 dog kuli PN Loan 7 L
97 bird mana   1  
98 egg kwanhel-   1  
99 feather numl-   23  
100 wing nəkavkav- <*kapak 1, 39  
101 to fly iva   1?  
102 rat iahukw   3  
103 meat/flesh nauŋa   16  
104 fat/grease nelpwa   15  
105 tail nəpikou-   ?, 31  
106 snake taŋalua   14  
107 worm (earthworm) mwatíkalo   10, 38  
108 louse word info kel   1  
109 mosquito mumuk   1  
110 spider iielia      
111 fish kamaam   86  
112 rotten word info əmətət   50  
113 branch word info kwalm- = hand 23  
114 leaf nəmwal- n*mwa- is a prefix for covering things, l- is what is left of root 30  
115 root nua-   2  
116 flower tihi-   34  
117 fruit kwankwa-   1  
118 grass nəvhilək compound form with prefix n*mwan/vhall < *palisi with matathesis 1  
119 earth/soil nəmop|tana   34, 1  
120 stone kopwiel   6  
121 sand nəpakəl *kele with prefixes 30  
122 water word info nu n is the article, u < *w of *waiR 2  
123 to flow aiu   21  
124 sea tahik   1  
125 salt nəŋal   8  
126 lake nəsiu   10  
127 woods/forest ləkinál   96  
128 sky neai   12  
129 moon makua   28  
130 star kəmhau   13  
131 cloud word info napua   16  
132 fog      
133 rain nehen   1  
134 thunder kalualua   18  
135 lightning      
136 wind nəmataaŋ (PN) 1, 66 L
137 to blow word info kəlkəl   16?  
137 to blow word info hel   26  
138 warm word info aliuan   51  
139 cold word info əmla   51  
140 dry word info əvsək   15  
141 wet aptəŋ   13  
142 heavy pwam   30  
143 fire napw   19  
144 to burn word info vaan of person 11  
144 to burn word info as of fire 42  
145 smoke word info nhenapw napw = fire, n/he- < *qasu 2  
146 ash nəmlakw   67, 71  
147 black apəŋ   9  
148 white hauan   14  
149 red huau      
150 yellow akwlha   42  
151 green amləmla   1  
152 small alkatəət      
153 big ehua      
154 short word info kwakwa   53  
155 long word info aliepomh   14  
156 thin word info aviləŋ   21?  
157 thick word info esiis      
158 narrow əvtelakən   14  
159 wide ehua      
160 painful, sick əmha   1  
161 shy, ashamed      
162 old word info hualu      
163 new vi   10  
164 good vha   61  
165 bad, evil ha   1  
166 correct, true etkwatukw   36  
167 night ien|pəŋ   1  
168 day ie|lan   6  
169 year nekw YAM 41  
170 when? word info naŋhən   1, 43  
171 to hide word info elkwaiŋ   7  
172 to climb word info hakta   2  
173 at ie   20  
174 in, inside ie   1  
175 above fakta      
176 below ietana   9  
177 this e   1, 18  
178 that aan   1?  
179 near ipaka   32  
180 far isokw   1  
181 where? word info ihie   34  
182 I iou   1, 21  
183 thou iik   1, 17  
184 he/she in   1, 6  
185 we word info kətaua   1  
185 we word info kəmaua   2  
186 you kəmia   1, 13, 46  
187 they ilia   1, 70  
188 what? word info naha   1  
189 who? word info pa   30  
190 other      
191 all mufaam   50  
192 and məna NP's 2, 40  
192 and kəni VP's 1  
193 if tukwmah future 22  
193 if kipimah past conditional 22  
194 how? word info hau- verb prefix    
195 no, not nəkom   55  
196 to count avhekən   26  
197 One word info kəlikiana   1?  
198 Two word info kəla|lu   1  
199 Three word info kəsi|səl   1  
200 Four word info ku|as   1, 65  
201 Five word info      
202 Six word info      
203 Seven word info      
204 Eight word info      
205 Nine word info      
206 Ten word info      
207 Twenty word info      
208 Fifty word info      
209 One Hundred word info      
210 One Thousand word info      

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