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

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