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Language: ⁿDuᵐbea

Source/Author:  Leenhardt (1946) 
Notes:  Leenhardt, Maurice. 1946. Langues et dialectes de l'Austro-Mèlanèsie 
Problems:  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  Checked By:  
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Classification:  Austronesian:Malayo-Polynesian:Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian:Eastern Malayo-Polynesian:Oceanic:Central-Eastern Oceanic:Remote Oceanic:New Caledonian:Southern:Extreme Southern 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
8 to turn word info      
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      
72 to hit word info      
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      
93 to pound, beat word info      
94 to throw word info      
98 egg      
99 feather      
100 wing      
103 meat/flesh      
104 fat/grease      
105 tail      
106 snake      
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      
150 yellow      
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      
2 left t̪e kurumɛ      
3 right t̪eᵐbeo      
9 to swim ᵐbøro      
16 intestines pɛn i      
19 shoulder komi ni      
29 to sniff, smell kaeo      
30 mouth nɛŋĩ ni      
31 tooth ãⁿdu ni      
40 to drink kuie      
45 eye ãᵐba ni      
48 to sleep t̪awe ᵐbu re      
54 man/male xe      
54 man/male jieri ni      
55 woman/female io      
55 woman/female io ni      
57 husband t̪uet̪oro ni      
58 wife t̪uet̪oro ni      
59 mother nerʃi      
68 needle naje      
75 to die, be dead moari      
92 to open, uncover iwa      
102 rat xe      
110 spider ⁿda      
152 small moare wiri re      
163 new game      
165 bad, evil eie      
166 correct, true xet̪oanono      
174 in, inside t̪o:      
179 near t̪o wa kume      
185 we word info ɲi      
185 we word info e      
186 you mu      
192 and e      
195 no, not jame      
201 Five word info t̪akuxɛ      
202 Six word info t̪anot̪a      
203 Seven word info perunot̪a      
204 Eight word info pet̪inot̪a      
205 Nine word info pevenot̪a      
206 Ten word info perukuxɛ      
207 Twenty word info t̪ajie xɛ      
209 One Hundred word info t̪aku jiexɛ      
6 road/path waɲaro   1  
7 to come pemɛ   1  
17 liver je ni   1  
23 blood t̪ẽ ɲi   1  
43 ear weniã ni   1  
61 house moa   1  
97 bird mar̃ù   1  
109 mosquito no:   1  
119 earth/soil t̪a   1  
120 stone vo   1  
121 sand koe   1  
122 water word info so:   1  
140 dry word info ᵐbeo   1  
167 night moerɛ   1  
170 when? word info kani   1  
183 thou o   1  
188 what? word info cirɛ ɛ   1  
196 to count verʃi   1  
196 to count ᵐbene   1  
198 Two word info peru   1  
199 Three word info pet̪ixɛ   1  
85 to choose vane   1, 16  
182 I ra   1, 24  
117 fruit wã ni   1, 26  
187 they ni   1, 33  
35 to vomit ᵐbure t̪orexe   1, 41  
107 worm (earthworm) koiri   1, 49  
149 red mi: e   1, 55  
184 he/she ni   1, 6  
200 Four word info pevexɛ   1, 65  
134 thunder t̪eo   100  
21 to think ᵐbure   101  
64 to say ni   104  
49 to lie down word info ᵐbii   105  
138 warm word info ᵐbewi   108  
111 fish ᵐbe   11  
148 white pʷa:   11  
27 nose kõmui ni   11, 14  
141 wet vami   113  
131 cloud word info o:   12  
32 tongue nekune ni   13  
46 to see t̪u ware   130  
95 to fall word info jaᵐboa   130  
78 to cut, hack word info t̪’ɛ   133  
164 good øt̪e   135  
197 One word info t̪axɛ   14  
1 hand mi mi   14?  
1 hand nenemi ni   14?  
135 lightning imiakat̪e   15?  
60 father t̪e ni   19  
114 leaf nuri   1?  
5 to walk   2  
65 rope goekã   2  
115 root go: ni   2, 41, 42  
11 dust poxe   20  
62 thatch/roof moa kajiri   20  
130 star veo:   21?  
25 neck ku koã   23  
42 to suck ci ɲi   25  
133 rain xi   27?  
113 branch word info mi: ni   3  
193 if ome   3  
26 hair word info unuku ni   31  
157 thick word info pera eᵐbemini   31  
18 breast ĩ ni   32?  
4 leg/foot ve ni   33  
4 leg/foot veë ni   33  
13 back word info moat̪o ni   35  
128 sky koa   35  
162 old word info numuaxɛ   37  
37 to eat kɛrɛ   39  
75 to die, be dead neᵐbe   42  
79 stick/wood ɲa go   45  
143 fire t̪ã   47  
153 big ᵐbʷa   50  
139 cold word info   51  
160 painful, sick veʝure ᵐberɛ   51  
129 moon ᵐbøo   52  
124 sea so:xe   58  
156 thin word info para mʷarawe   62  
84 to plant moar̃i   63  
168 day t̪ire   6?  
50 to dream ᵐbi ket̪ua   74  
44 to hear ur̃are   78  
181 where? word info t̪oriɛ   82  
24 head nuku   83  
145 smoke word info kat̪ã   87  
14 belly o ni   91?  
101 to fly ia   93  
136 wind kuie   93, 18?  
53 person/human being t̪eaᵐboru   93, 95  
146 ash ut̪ɛ   94  
180 far xe eᵐbʷa:   96?  
20 to know, be knowledgeable t̪oŋerere   97  
56 child ⁿdikuiri ne ni   98  
147 black ⁿdu   98  
96 dog t̪o:ke ᵐb   B  
151 green ᵐburu   L  

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