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Language: Ske (Seke)

Source/Author:  Andrew Gray 
Notes:  "ng" represents velar nasal (changed to /ŋ/ by Alex Francois, 2015-05-13); "bw", "mw" and "vw" labiovelarised consonants. 
Data Entry:  Typed By: Andrew Gray  Checked By: Simon Greenhill 
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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:East Vanuatu 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
8 to turn word info      
28 to breathe      
38 to chew word info      
42 to suck      
47 to yawn      
68 needle      
82 dull, blunt      
93 to pound, beat word info      
99 feather      
184 he/she      
49 to lie down word info we      
50 to dream le mat      
57 husband zheha-      
64 to say -vne      
69 to hunt word info -gro chase    
77 to scratch word info gavre      
79 stick/wood undia wood    
80 to split word info dalpre cut and split    
88 to squeeze word info vwihnê      
89 to hold word info -vsi      
95 to fall word info veh      
96 dog bevlêvuk from "white man's pig"    
104 fat/grease pir small amounts of grease    
110 spider tabaria house spider    
110 spider amla big outdoor spider    
115 root liᵑgro- soft roots    
134 thunder vwetrurvar      
144 to burn word info bistêrê      
146 ash marven      
146 ash zaŋev      
159 wide -mziôl same as "thick"    
166 correct, true zezvwek      
178 that dai      
179 near povohe      
183 thou kmwê- imperfective (present tense)    
183 thou ti- future tense    
185 we word info pe- inclusive; imperfective (present tense)    
185 we word info kve- inclusive; perfective (past tense)    
185 we word info tve- inclusive; future tense    
190 other ᵑga "one of them"    
190 other a-ôⁿdiôl "different"    
193 if tarone      
194 how? word info a-ksa      
6 road/path sal   1  
6 road/path sla-   1  
7 to come me   1  
16 intestines tniê-   1  
18 breast susu-   1  
22 to fear -mzek   1  
23 blood da   1  
34 to cry deŋ   1  
37 to eat -gne transitive 1  
44 to hear roŋ intransitive 1  
44 to hear -rŋo transitive 1  
45 eye mza-   1  
48 to sleep -mzôr   1  
60 father zma-   1  
61 house im   1  
63 name sia-   1  
75 to die, be dead mat   1  
78 to cut, hack word info dal intransitive 1  
83 to work word info ôm   1  
90 to dig gil intransitive 1  
90 to dig -gli transitive 1  
91 to buy -gle   1  
108 louse word info ôt   1  
113 branch word info rez   1  
114 leaf rô-   1  
119 earth/soil zan   1  
120 stone vet   1  
121 sand on   1  
122 water word info ri   1  
124 sea zeh   1  
129 moon vôl   1  
131 cloud word info bni azav "white sky" 1  
132 fog kav   1  
133 rain ôh   1  
143 fire ab   1  
149 red me   1  
156 thin word info -mnivniv   1  
167 night bwôŋ   1  
167 night biôŋ   1  
174 in, inside lo-   1  
177 this ne   1  
183 thou ki- perfective (past tense) 1  
198 Two word info aru   1  
199 Three word info aziôl   1  
201 Five word info alim   1  
196 to count -bli   1, 13  
117 fruit vwez   1, 26  
43 ear dalŋiê-   1, 40  
170 when? word info naŋêh   1, 43  
41 to bite gat intransitive 1, 55  
41 to bite -gzê transitive 1, 55  
63 name êh   1, 66  
98 egg vedlê-   1, 66  
76 to live, be alive mur same as "grow" 1, 76  
136 wind leŋ   1, 77  
71 to stab, pierce su   1, 8  
118 grass bevleh   1, 81  
37 to eat gan intransitive 1, 12  
31 tooth lvwô-   1, 35  
40 to drink min intransitive 1, 49  
40 to drink -mni transitive 1, 49  
2 left mwir   1, 59  
200 Four word info aviêt   1, 65  
103 meat/flesh vzi-   10  
175 above mre high up 10  
165 bad, evil bwôv **bwop 101  
165 bad, evil biôv   101  
139 cold word info balbal   110  
152 small watik   121, 46  
14 belly zabŋe-   13  
21 to think dodme   13  
130 star mso   13  
203 Seven word info livru   13  
210 One Thousand word info atar rare nowadays 13  
13 back word info sindiô-   137  
24 head bwa-   14  
46 to see le intransitive 14  
61 house val   14  
81 sharp -mman   14  
101 to fly gak   14  
206 Ten word info sebrenok   14  
46 to see -lsê transitive 14, 94  
51 to sit dok   147  
86 to grow word info mur   15  
202 Six word info lavwal   15  
202 Six word info lavial   15  
185 we word info mwabe- exclusive; imperfective (present tense) 16  
185 we word info mwave- exclusive; perfective (past tense) 16  
185 we word info mwadve- exclusive; future tense 16  
59 mother dahe-   17  
195 no, not êhê interjection ("no") 17  
195 no, not kare negative marker ("not") 17  
20 to know, be knowledgeable -glia   18  
155 long word info -mrav   18  
175 above ra- on 18  
209 One Hundred word info mavwul sebrenok   18  
115 root liz tough roots 18, 44  
209 One Hundred word info amrôb rare nowadays 19  
147 black mee   1?  
52 to stand du   2  
145 smoke word info asu-   2  
62 thatch/roof skôr   20  
73 to steal rah intransitive 20  
106 snake brasok   20  
125 salt zeh same as "sea" or "saltwater" 20  
197 One word info alvwal   20  
197 One word info alvial   20  
205 Nine word info liapet   20  
173 at lal in 20, 48  
73 to steal rahnê transitive 20, 28  
143 fire baŋsê   21  
25 neck vanblo-   22  
12 skin bla-   23  
87 to swell word info reh   23  
126 lake bwatniôb pool in river 23  
187 they ave- perfective (past tense) 23  
53 person/human being azô   24  
65 rope aou   25  
107 worm (earthworm) tabsuh   25  
189 who? word info sien   25  
135 lightning bêl   26  
74 to kill ôh pni   26, 1  
1 hand ŋiê-   27  
54 man/male dalmo   27  
5 to walk urut   29  
128 sky bni   29  
157 thick word info -mziôl   3  
181 where? word info êbeh   3, 59  
85 to choose le lo- "look into" 30  
97 bird bsiêl   30  
112 rotten word info pôko   30  
26 hair word info li-   31  
66 to tie up, fasten vuti   32  
67 to sew word info solsol intransitive 32  
67 to sew word info -hlo transitive 32  
123 to flow rir   32  
145 smoke word info sônbi-   32  
161 shy, ashamed boh   32  
188 what? word info ske   33  
169 year vsia   34  
192 and   34  
109 mosquito tabken   35  
4 leg/foot sêhliê-   37  
39 to cook word info raŋê roast 37  
55 woman/female ziamat   37  
58 wife dadô-   37  
140 dry word info -rᵑgah be dry 37  
158 narrow -mnivniv same as "thin" 37  
78 to cut, hack word info dalê transitive 38  
100 wing valᵑga-   38, 69  
105 tail ᵑgre- of animal 39  
116 flower ŋiê-   39  
142 heavy vaŋsê   39  
176 below va- under 39  
137 to blow word info vu with mouth 4  
174 in, inside lal   4, 1  
17 liver ziêz   40  
92 to open, uncover saŋvi   40  
137 to blow word info riv of wind 40  
30 mouth bôᵑgô- external 41  
127 woods/forest atrab   41  
176 below zvan low down 41, 38  
29 to sniff, smell -rŋo bo- -rÅ‹o = hear/feel 42, 62  
151 green malmaleh   43  
104 fat/grease ru- large pieces of fat 44  
166 correct, true -tnon straight, correct 44  
142 heavy mavmav   46  
138 warm word info vaŋvaŋ   47  
150 yellow sesed   47  
180 far navôt   47  
180 far lavôt   47  
36 to spit gasur   48  
164 good bis   48  
141 wet meh   49  
172 to climb word info gal climb up something 49  
173 at ran on 49  
191 all sir   49  
3 right mzô   5  
204 Eight word info liptôl   5, 7  
30 mouth lalvwa- internal 50  
33 to laugh man   51  
15 bone si-   52  
111 fish mahlok   52  
160 painful, sick ziêr   53  
153 big lok   55  
162 old word info taᵐbah   57  
10 dirty -mlolo   6  
168 day ren   6  
105 tail lipinziê- of bird 68  
171 to hide word info du sehrek du = to stay 6?  
32 tongue mêa-   7  
19 shoulder bavse-   71, 65  
27 nose vamsô-   72  
102 rat titmô   72  
9 to swim loh bathe 8  
35 to vomit   8  
56 child mwal   8  
72 to hit word info -ôsê   82  
66 to tie up, fasten boze   86  
11 dust marsôv   88  
94 to throw word info sêbnê   88?  
70 to shoot word info -lpwa   8?  
84 to plant -rvu   9  
154 short word info but   9  
163 new rab   9  
207 Twenty word info mavwul aru   9  
148 white zaw   99  
182 I mwa- imperfective (present tense) x  
182 I ni- perfective (past tense) x  
182 I mwade- future tense x  
186 you bi- imperfective (present tense) x  
186 you kvie- perfective (past tense) x  
186 you dvie- future tense x  
187 they be- imperfective (present tense) x  
187 they dve- future tense x  
208 Fifty word info mavwul alim   x  

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