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

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