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

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