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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:
8 to turn word info      
11 dust      
16 intestines      
20 to know, be knowledgeable      
21 to think      
49 to lie down word info      
58 wife      
68 needle      
71 to stab, pierce      
76 to live, be alive      
78 to cut, hack word info      
79 stick/wood      
82 dull, blunt      
85 to choose      
91 to buy      
93 to pound, beat word info      
94 to throw word info      
100 wing      
117 fruit      
123 to flow      
126 lake      
137 to blow word info      
142 heavy      
156 thin word info      
157 thick word info      
158 narrow      
159 wide      
161 shy, ashamed      
166 correct, true      
169 year      
171 to hide word info      
173 at      
175 above      
177 this      
178 that      
179 near      
190 other      
191 all      
192 and      
193 if      
194 how? word info      
195 no, not      
207 Twenty word info      
208 Fifty word info      
209 One Hundred word info      
210 One Thousand word info      
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  
9 to swim apa      
10 dirty mumugu   18  
12 skin uliʔuli   1  
13 back word info lama      
14 belly tia   1  
15 bone tuatua   1, 10  
17 liver wate   1  
18 breast madalo   58  
19 shoulder bau   17  
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  
37 to eat ʔani   1  
38 to chew word info mama   1  
40 to drink ʔinu   1  
41 to bite aʔara   1  
42 to suck inu   49  
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  
50 to dream tada   16  
51 to sit ugu      
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  
59 mother tina   1  
60 father tama   1  
61 house ruma   1  
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  
69 to hunt word info musi   20  
70 to shoot word info padi   31  
72 to hit word info ubi   44  
73 to steal paʔaʔali   14  
74 to kill valpute      
75 to die, be dead mate   1  
77 to scratch word info kasi   5  
80 to split word info valpole   1  
81 sharp binaso      
84 to plant dana      
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      
92 to open, uncover pea      
95 to fall word info bosa      
96 dog buse   67  
97 bird manu   1  
98 egg toltolu   1  
99 feather ivu   7  
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  
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  
118 grass gulugulu   6  
119 earth/soil magamaga   17  
120 stone vatu   1  
121 sand magamaga   14  
122 water word info nanu   1, 43  
124 sea dasi   1  
125 salt masi   3, 45  
127 woods/forest tibulu   19  
128 sky laŋi   1  
129 moon game      
130 star mataʔidoʔido      
132 fog ausa      
133 rain adavu   24  
134 thunder tupaulu      
135 lightning sima   15  
136 wind vivili   72  
138 warm word info tivula   17  
140 dry word info tagasa      
141 wet sisi   103  
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  
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  
160 painful, sick davutina      
162 old word info mumugu   x  
163 new alaba   9  
164 good doa      
165 bad, evil mamao      
167 night nalodo   11  
168 day malada      
170 when? word info aisa   1  
174 in, inside lilo   1, 26  
176 below luʔuva      
180 far bulago      
181 where? word info iva   3, 48  
182 I ia   1, 21  
183 thou oʔo   1  
184 he/she ei   1  
186 you amteu   1, 32  
187 they sou      
188 what? word info sava   1  
189 who? word info sei   1  
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  
36 to spit piso 'spittle'    
185 we word info etou (excl.)    
185 we word info amtou (incl.)    
43 ear tuli < 'earwax'    
131 cloud word info usa < *qusan 'rain'   'L'
172 to climb word info saʔe < POc *sake 'go up' 2 'L'
39 to cook word info bole Borrowed?   L?
52 to stand magili Loan from Nakanai 1 L
109 mosquito lalama Nakainai loan? 1  
149 red kasoso Nakanai 'blood'    
139 cold word info maʔigi Nakanai loan 1 L
62 thatch/roof bilas Tok Pisin 'decoration' ?    
83 to work word info voku Tok Pisin loan?   L?

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