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

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