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

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