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

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