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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:
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      
54 man/male aian momo      
58 wife aian momo      
57 husband aian ᵐbaga      
17 liver akiɲ   1  
156 thin word info aleloù   22  
193 if ane   12  
79 stick/wood at̪men   46  
54 man/male auaᵐb ᵐbaga      
196 to count      
113 branch word info aŋiɲ      
136 wind aŋ’ ʰwei   1  
53 person/human being aɲin at̪   4  
55 woman/female aɲin momo   119  
54 man/male aɲin ᵐbaga      
19 shoulder aᵐbeɲi in      
4 leg/foot ca:n   13?  
165 bad, evil e koŋ      
45 eye emaka n   1  
153 big gan      
101 to fly ga’   14  
6 road/path geθen   1  
40 to drink ic   69  
188 what? word info ieù      
188 what? word info ieùen      
42 to suck ii   25  
16 intestines je t̪aŋ t̪i iɲ   1  
68 needle je ᵐbu   44  
13 back word info jon   82  
182 I k   1  
60 father kamen   1  
138 warm word info kaɣʷa      
170 when? word info ke’ø      
119 earth/soil koakoa      
96 dog kuli [ᵐb]   L  
199 Three word info kun   1  
95 to fall word info kølu   132  
122 water word info kørø      
114 leaf lan   1  
26 hair word info leùnen ᵐba n   31  
147 black lit̪   98?  
167 night lit̪   11  
206 Ten word info liᵐbeɲit̪a      
198 Two word info lo   1  
44 to hear løŋ   1  
183 thou m   3  
138 warm word info mage   108  
150 yellow mat̪   45  
140 dry word info maⁿda   11  
2 left me   1, 59  
143 fire meic   51  
97 bird meno   1  
3 right met̪a   5, 13  
139 cold word info meɲik      
109 mosquito minoa   1  
160 painful, sick mok   1  
49 to lie down word info mokut   37  
48 to sleep mokut̪ ʰɲiŋ   1  
55 woman/female momo   119  
184 he/she n   1, 6  
56 child nokon wanakat̪   5  
21 to think o:t̪      
72 to hit word info okaco xʰau   8?  
62 thatch/roof om ot̪   1, 61  
106 snake on   43  
130 star oxʰù      
195 no, not o’e   45  
7 to come pejem   1  
180 far sakau   1  
11 dust sesã      
93 to pound, beat word info so   67  
164 good so eso   53  
78 to cut, hack word info so:   131?  
84 to plant t̪a:   2  
102 rat t̪ep   6  
129 moon t̪e’i      
185 we word info t̪in      
185 we word info t̪u      
65 rope t̪ø   1  
181 where? word info ua kã      
131 cloud word info uloa   12  
61 house uma   1  
151 green uⁿd͡ʒuⁿd͡ʒo   47  
200 Four word info vak   1  
120 stone vet̪o   1  
111 fish wa:   1  
124 sea waᵐben kørø (ⁿdeie?)      
110 spider wa’aiʰnoa      
133 rain we   27  
8 to turn word info wia ka ɲi ’ot̪on   91?  
75 to die, be dead wia mok   1  
115 root woan   2  
117 fruit woan   1  
46 to see   123?  
197 One word info xʰaca   14  
207 Twenty word info xʰaca at̪      
20 to know, be knowledgeable xʰana   116  
141 wet xʰuᵐbet̪      
92 to open, uncover xʰøŋ      
121 sand øɲ   1  
85 to choose ùca      
152 small ùɲikoŋ      
174 in, inside ɲi   15?  
30 mouth ɲimen      
25 neck ɲin   18  
31 tooth ɲoo:n   1  
35 to vomit ʰmit̪a:   1  
185 we word info ʰmun      
166 correct, true ʰnaθu      
46 to see ʰŋele      
192 and ʰɲi   2  
14 belly ʰɲieko n      
27 nose ʰɲiŋø iɲ      
134 thunder θan      
79 stick/wood θat̪uɲi      
201 Five word info θaᵐbuŋ   26  
204 Eight word info θaᵐbuŋ ke nua kun      
203 Seven word info θaᵐbuŋ ke nua lo      
205 Nine word info θaᵐbuŋ ke nua vak      
202 Six word info θaᵐbuŋ ke nua xʰaca      
209 One Hundred word info θaᵐbuŋ ɲaⁿd͡ʒ      
163 new θep ùɲi      
24 head ᵐba n   9  
54 man/male ᵐbaga      
1 hand ᵐbeɲin   14  
107 worm (earthworm) ᵐbixet̪   1  
32 tongue ᵐbo ʰme n   7  
168 day ᵐboŋ   16  
29 to sniff, smell ᵐbun   42  
186 you ᵐbun   23  
50 to dream ᵐbʷi   75  
64 to say ’a:      
9 to swim ’ai   30  
145 smoke word info ’ai   2  
179 near ’akekeɲ   56  
157 thick word info ’aki      
37 to eat ’an   1  
148 white ’au   22  
5 to walk ’e      
162 old word info ’iŋat̪      
59 mother ’iɲen   1  
18 breast ’on ᵐbasi n   1  
135 lightning ’ucuce      
128 sky ⁿdaɲ   1  
187 they ⁿde   1  
146 ash ⁿdøn   1  
149 red ⁿd͡ʒa   1?  
43 ear ⁿd͡ʒakëɲen   1  
23 blood ⁿd͡ʒe n   1  
187 they ⁿd͡ʒin   1  

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