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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      
4 leg/foot ubu      
6 road/path vea      
9 to swim apa      
13 back word info lama      
22 to fear laʔe      
24 head lete      
27 nose tabu      
28 to breathe sumi      
33 to laugh poli      
36 to spit piso 'spittle'    
39 to cook word info bole Borrowed?   L?
43 ear tuli < 'earwax'    
51 to sit ugu      
53 person/human being bibi      
62 thatch/roof bilas Tok Pisin 'decoration' ?    
64 to say ade      
66 to tie up, fasten tavilie      
74 to kill valpute      
81 sharp binaso      
83 to work word info voku Tok Pisin loan?   L?
84 to plant dana      
89 to hold word info laptole      
90 to dig elai      
92 to open, uncover pea      
95 to fall word info bosa      
102 rat gei      
106 snake alʔusu      
107 worm (earthworm) paepase      
129 moon game      
130 star mataʔidoʔido      
131 cloud word info usa < *qusan 'rain'   'L'
132 fog ausa      
134 thunder tupaulu      
140 dry word info tagasa      
144 to burn word info lululu      
145 smoke word info muʔona      
147 black paulu      
149 red kasoso Nakanai 'blood'    
152 small malabain      
153 big buo      
160 painful, sick davutina      
164 good doa      
165 bad, evil mamao      
168 day malada      
176 below luʔuva      
180 far bulago      
185 we word info amtou (incl.)    
185 we word info etou (excl.)    
187 they sou      
202 Six word info pantasa      
203 Seven word info padilua      
204 Eight word info pantolu      
1 hand lima   1  
7 to come maino   1  
12 skin uliʔuli   1  
14 belly tia   1  
17 liver wate   1  
23 blood daldala   1  
29 to sniff, smell wase   1  
34 to cry taŋi   1  
37 to eat ʔani   1  
38 to chew word info mama   1  
40 to drink ʔinu   1  
41 to bite aʔara   1  
45 eye mata   1  
46 to see ite   1  
52 to stand magili Loan from Nakanai 1 L
59 mother tina   1  
60 father tama   1  
61 house ruma   1  
75 to die, be dead mate   1  
80 to split word info valpole   1  
97 bird manu   1  
98 egg toltolu   1  
101 to fly lovo   1  
105 tail iu   1  
108 louse word info kutu   1  
109 mosquito lalama Nakainai loan? 1  
111 fish aiʔa   1  
114 leaf laulau   1  
120 stone vatu   1  
124 sea dasi   1  
128 sky laŋi   1  
139 cold word info maʔigi Nakanai loan 1 L
143 fire wavi   1  
170 when? word info aisa   1  
183 thou oʔo   1  
184 he/she ei   1  
188 what? word info sava   1  
189 who? word info sei   1  
198 Two word info lua   1  
199 Three word info tolu   1  
200 Four word info iva   1  
201 Five word info lima   1  
44 to hear loŋe   1, 36  
15 bone tuatua   1, 10  
54 man/male latamane   1, 14  
182 I ia   1, 21  
174 in, inside lilo   1, 26  
186 you amteu   1, 32  
113 branch word info lala   1, 33  
31 tooth livo   1, 35  
55 woman/female tavine   1, 35  
122 water word info nanu   1, 43  
2 left meli   1, 59  
141 wet sisi   103  
167 night nalodo   11  
5 to walk asau   125  
26 hair word info ivu   13  
65 rope mot   13  
73 to steal paʔaʔali   14  
121 sand magamaga   14  
197 One word info taku   14, 51  
30 mouth ase   15  
135 lightning sima   15  
50 to dream tada   16  
19 shoulder bau   17  
119 earth/soil magamaga   17  
138 warm word info tivula   17  
196 to count gi   17  
10 dirty mumugu   18  
3 right gata   19  
127 woods/forest tibulu   19  
155 long word info lago   19  
47 to yawn talamama   19, 25  
57 husband sua   2  
67 to sew word info sai   2  
172 to climb word info saʔe < POc *sake 'go up' 2 'L'
69 to hunt word info musi   20  
103 meat/flesh maʔini   20  
148 white keakea   20  
133 rain adavu   24  
25 neck loʔo   28  
86 to grow word info uʔusi   3  
125 salt masi   3, 45  
181 where? word info iva   3, 48  
70 to shoot word info padi   31  
32 tongue tabele   39  
110 spider kukule   41  
72 to hit word info ubi   44  
42 to suck inu   49  
56 child natu   5  
77 to scratch word info kasi   5  
205 Nine word info ialasue   5  
206 Ten word info savulu-tasa   5  
115 root aʔano   56  
18 breast madalo   58  
118 grass gulugulu   6  
48 to sleep ŋolo   63  
63 name isa   66  
96 dog buse   67  
104 fat/grease vi   68  
116 flower velevele   68  
146 ash kavo   68  
99 feather ivu   7  
136 wind vivili   72  
87 to swell word info vonu   77  
88 to squeeze word info pule   79  
35 to vomit lua   8  
151 green esaʔesa   8  
150 yellow iaŋaŋo   9  
154 short word info boto   9  
163 new alaba   9  
112 rotten word info pasa   9, 74  
162 old word info mumugu   x  

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