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

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