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Language: Meramera

Source/Author:  Malcolm Ross 
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Data Entry:  Typed By: Malcolm Ross  Checked By: Simon Greenhill 
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Classification:  Austronesian:Malayo-Polynesian:Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian:Eastern Malayo-Polynesian:Oceanic:Western Oceanic:Meso Melanesian:Willaumez 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
1 hand lima   1  
2 left meli   1, 59  
3 right gata   19  
4 leg/foot ubu      
5 to walk asau   125  
6 road/path vea      
7 to come maino   1  
8 to turn word info      
9 to swim apa      
10 dirty mumugu   18  
11 dust      
12 skin uliʔuli   1  
13 back word info lama      
14 belly tia   1  
15 bone tuatua   1, 10  
16 intestines      
17 liver wate   1  
18 breast madalo   58  
19 shoulder bau   17  
20 to know, be knowledgeable      
21 to think      
22 to fear laʔe      
23 blood daldala   1  
24 head lete      
25 neck loʔo   28  
26 hair word info ivu   13  
27 nose tabu      
28 to breathe sumi      
29 to sniff, smell wase   1  
30 mouth ase   15  
31 tooth livo   1, 35  
32 tongue tabele   39  
33 to laugh poli      
34 to cry taŋi   1  
35 to vomit lua   8  
36 to spit piso 'spittle'    
37 to eat ʔani   1  
38 to chew word info mama   1  
39 to cook word info bole Borrowed?   L?
40 to drink ʔinu   1  
41 to bite aʔara   1  
42 to suck inu   49  
43 ear tuli < 'earwax'    
44 to hear loŋe   1, 36  
45 eye mata   1  
46 to see ite   1  
47 to yawn talamama   19, 25  
48 to sleep ŋolo   63  
49 to lie down word info      
50 to dream tada   16  
51 to sit ugu      
52 to stand magili Loan from Nakanai 1 L
53 person/human being bibi      
54 man/male latamane   1, 14  
55 woman/female tavine   1, 35  
56 child natu   5  
57 husband sua   2  
58 wife      
59 mother tina   1  
60 father tama   1  
61 house ruma   1  
62 thatch/roof bilas Tok Pisin 'decoration' ?    
63 name isa   66  
64 to say ade      
65 rope mot   13  
66 to tie up, fasten tavilie      
67 to sew word info sai   2  
68 needle      
69 to hunt word info musi   20  
70 to shoot word info padi   31  
71 to stab, pierce      
72 to hit word info ubi   44  
73 to steal paʔaʔali   14  
74 to kill valpute      
75 to die, be dead mate   1  
76 to live, be alive      
77 to scratch word info kasi   5  
78 to cut, hack word info      
79 stick/wood      
80 to split word info valpole   1  
81 sharp binaso      
82 dull, blunt      
83 to work word info voku Tok Pisin loan?   L?
84 to plant dana      
85 to choose      
86 to grow word info uʔusi   3  
87 to swell word info vonu   77  
88 to squeeze word info pule   79  
89 to hold word info laptole      
90 to dig elai      
91 to buy      
92 to open, uncover pea      
93 to pound, beat word info      
94 to throw word info      
95 to fall word info bosa      
96 dog buse   67  
97 bird manu   1  
98 egg toltolu   1  
99 feather ivu   7  
100 wing      
101 to fly lovo   1  
102 rat gei      
103 meat/flesh maʔini   20  
104 fat/grease vi   68  
105 tail iu   1  
106 snake alʔusu      
107 worm (earthworm) paepase      
108 louse word info kutu   1  
109 mosquito lalama Nakainai loan? 1  
110 spider kukule   41  
111 fish aiʔa   1  
112 rotten word info pasa   9, 74  
113 branch word info lala   1, 33  
114 leaf laulau   1  
115 root aʔano   56  
116 flower velevele   68  
117 fruit      
118 grass gulugulu   6  
119 earth/soil magamaga   17  
120 stone vatu   1  
121 sand magamaga   14  
122 water word info nanu   1, 43  
123 to flow      
124 sea dasi   1  
125 salt masi   3, 45  
126 lake      
127 woods/forest tibulu   19  
128 sky laŋi   1  
129 moon game      
130 star mataʔidoʔido      
131 cloud word info usa < *qusan 'rain'   'L'
132 fog ausa      
133 rain adavu   24  
134 thunder tupaulu      
135 lightning sima   15  
136 wind vivili   72  
137 to blow word info      
138 warm word info tivula   17  
139 cold word info maʔigi Nakanai loan 1 L
140 dry word info tagasa      
141 wet sisi   103  
142 heavy      
143 fire wavi   1  
144 to burn word info lululu      
145 smoke word info muʔona      
146 ash kavo   68  
147 black paulu      
148 white keakea   20  
149 red kasoso Nakanai 'blood'    
150 yellow iaŋaŋo   9  
151 green esaʔesa   8  
152 small malabain      
153 big buo      
154 short word info boto   9  
155 long word info lago   19  
156 thin word info      
157 thick word info      
158 narrow      
159 wide      
160 painful, sick davutina      
161 shy, ashamed      
162 old word info mumugu   x  
163 new alaba   9  
164 good doa      
165 bad, evil mamao      
166 correct, true      
167 night nalodo   11  
168 day malada      
169 year      
170 when? word info aisa   1  
171 to hide word info      
172 to climb word info saʔe < POc *sake 'go up' 2 'L'
173 at      
174 in, inside lilo   1, 26  
175 above      
176 below luʔuva      
177 this      
178 that      
179 near      
180 far bulago      
181 where? word info iva   3, 48  
182 I ia   1, 21  
183 thou oʔo   1  
184 he/she ei   1  
185 we word info amtou (incl.)    
185 we word info etou (excl.)    
186 you amteu   1, 32  
187 they sou      
188 what? word info sava   1  
189 who? word info sei   1  
190 other      
191 all      
192 and      
193 if      
194 how? word info      
195 no, not      
196 to count gi   17  
197 One word info taku   14, 51  
198 Two word info lua   1  
199 Three word info tolu   1  
200 Four word info iva   1  
201 Five word info lima   1  
202 Six word info pantasa      
203 Seven word info padilua      
204 Eight word info pantolu      
205 Nine word info ialasue   5  
206 Ten word info savulu-tasa   5  
207 Twenty word info      
208 Fifty word info      
209 One Hundred word info      
210 One Thousand word info      

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