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

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