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

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