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Language: Iai

Source/Author:  Leenhardt (1946) 
Notes:  Leenhardt, Maurice. 1946. Langues et dialectes de l'Austro-Mèlanèsie 
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Transcription converteⁿd to IPA based on author's phonetic descriptions.

Except: some vowels;
[r̃] = "dental nasalised liquid"; and
[’], which I assume to be glottal stop but the author does not explicitly discuss.
 
Data Entry:  Typed By: Mary Walworth & John Lynch  Checked By:  
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Classification:  Austronesian:Malayo-Polynesian:Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian:Eastern Malayo-Polynesian:Oceanic:Central-Eastern Oceanic:Remote Oceanic:Loyalty Islands 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
1 hand ᵐbeɲin   14  
2 left me   1, 59  
3 right met̪a   5, 13  
4 leg/foot ca:n   13?  
5 to walk ’e      
6 road/path geθen   1  
7 to come pejem   1  
8 to turn word info wia ka ɲi ’ot̪on   91?  
9 to swim ’ai   30  
10 dirty      
11 dust sesã      
12 skin      
13 back word info jon   82  
14 belly ʰɲieko n      
15 bone      
16 intestines je t̪aŋ t̪i iɲ   1  
17 liver akiɲ   1  
18 breast ’on ᵐbasi n   1  
19 shoulder aᵐbeɲi in      
20 to know, be knowledgeable xʰana   116  
21 to think o:t̪      
22 to fear      
23 blood ⁿd͡ʒe n   1  
24 head ᵐba n   9  
25 neck ɲin   18  
26 hair word info leùnen ᵐba n   31  
27 nose ʰɲiŋø iɲ      
28 to breathe      
29 to sniff, smell ᵐbun   42  
30 mouth ɲimen      
31 tooth ɲoo:n   1  
32 tongue ᵐbo ʰme n   7  
33 to laugh      
34 to cry      
35 to vomit ʰmit̪a:   1  
36 to spit      
37 to eat ’an   1  
38 to chew word info      
39 to cook word info      
40 to drink ic   69  
41 to bite      
42 to suck ii   25  
43 ear ⁿd͡ʒakëɲen   1  
44 to hear løŋ   1  
45 eye emaka n   1  
46 to see ʰŋele      
46 to see   123?  
47 to yawn      
48 to sleep mokut̪ ʰɲiŋ   1  
49 to lie down word info mokut   37  
50 to dream ᵐbʷi   75  
51 to sit      
52 to stand      
53 person/human being aɲin at̪   4  
54 man/male ᵐbaga      
54 man/male aɲin ᵐbaga      
54 man/male auaᵐb ᵐbaga      
54 man/male aian momo      
55 woman/female momo   119  
55 woman/female aɲin momo   119  
56 child nokon wanakat̪   5  
57 husband aian ᵐbaga      
58 wife aian momo      
59 mother ’iɲen   1  
60 father kamen   1  
61 house uma   1  
62 thatch/roof om ot̪   1, 61  
63 name      
64 to say ’a:      
65 rope t̪ø   1  
66 to tie up, fasten      
67 to sew word info      
68 needle je ᵐbu   44  
69 to hunt word info      
70 to shoot word info      
71 to stab, pierce      
72 to hit word info okaco xʰau   8?  
73 to steal      
74 to kill      
75 to die, be dead wia mok   1  
76 to live, be alive      
77 to scratch word info      
78 to cut, hack word info so:   131?  
79 stick/wood at̪men   46  
79 stick/wood θat̪uɲi      
80 to split word info      
81 sharp      
82 dull, blunt      
83 to work word info      
84 to plant t̪a:   2  
85 to choose ùca      
86 to grow word info      
87 to swell word info      
88 to squeeze word info      
89 to hold word info      
90 to dig      
91 to buy      
92 to open, uncover xʰøŋ      
93 to pound, beat word info so   67  
94 to throw word info      
95 to fall word info kølu   132  
96 dog kuli [ᵐb]   L  
97 bird meno   1  
98 egg      
99 feather      
100 wing      
101 to fly ga’   14  
102 rat t̪ep   6  
103 meat/flesh      
104 fat/grease      
105 tail      
106 snake on   43  
107 worm (earthworm) ᵐbixet̪   1  
108 louse word info      
109 mosquito minoa   1  
110 spider wa’aiʰnoa      
111 fish wa:   1  
112 rotten word info      
113 branch word info aŋiɲ      
114 leaf lan   1  
115 root woan   2  
116 flower      
117 fruit woan   1  
118 grass      
119 earth/soil koakoa      
120 stone vet̪o   1  
121 sand øɲ   1  
122 water word info kørø      
123 to flow      
124 sea waᵐben kørø (ⁿdeie?)      
125 salt      
126 lake      
127 woods/forest      
128 sky ⁿdaɲ   1  
129 moon t̪e’i      
130 star oxʰù      
131 cloud word info uloa   12  
132 fog      
133 rain we   27  
134 thunder θan      
135 lightning ’ucuce      
136 wind aŋ’ ʰwei   1  
137 to blow word info      
138 warm word info mage   108  
138 warm word info kaɣʷa      
139 cold word info meɲik      
140 dry word info maⁿda   11  
141 wet xʰuᵐbet̪      
142 heavy      
143 fire meic   51  
144 to burn word info      
145 smoke word info ’ai   2  
146 ash ⁿdøn   1  
147 black lit̪   98?  
148 white ’au   22  
149 red ⁿd͡ʒa   1?  
150 yellow mat̪   45  
151 green uⁿd͡ʒuⁿd͡ʒo   47  
152 small ùɲikoŋ      
153 big gan      
154 short word info      
155 long word info      
156 thin word info aleloù   22  
157 thick word info ’aki      
158 narrow      
159 wide      
160 painful, sick mok   1  
161 shy, ashamed      
162 old word info ’iŋat̪      
163 new θep ùɲi      
164 good so eso   53  
165 bad, evil e koŋ      
166 correct, true ʰnaθu      
167 night lit̪   11  
168 day ᵐboŋ   16  
169 year      
170 when? word info ke’ø      
171 to hide word info      
172 to climb word info      
173 at      
174 in, inside ɲi   15?  
175 above      
176 below      
177 this      
178 that      
179 near ’akekeɲ   56  
180 far sakau   1  
181 where? word info ua kã      
182 I k   1  
183 thou m   3  
184 he/she n   1, 6  
185 we word info t̪in      
185 we word info t̪u      
185 we word info ʰmun      
186 you ᵐbun   23  
187 they ⁿd͡ʒin   1  
187 they ⁿde   1  
188 what? word info ieù      
188 what? word info ieùen      
189 who? word info      
190 other      
191 all      
192 and ʰɲi   2  
193 if ane   12  
194 how? word info      
195 no, not o’e   45  
196 to count      
197 One word info xʰaca   14  
198 Two word info lo   1  
199 Three word info kun   1  
200 Four word info vak   1  
201 Five word info θaᵐbuŋ   26  
202 Six word info θaᵐbuŋ ke nua xʰaca      
203 Seven word info θaᵐbuŋ ke nua lo      
204 Eight word info θaᵐbuŋ ke nua kun      
205 Nine word info θaᵐbuŋ ke nua vak      
206 Ten word info liᵐbeɲit̪a      
207 Twenty word info xʰaca at̪      
208 Fifty word info      
209 One Hundred word info θaᵐbuŋ ɲaⁿd͡ʒ      
210 One Thousand word info      

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