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Language: Moeneᵐbeŋ

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:New Caledonian:Northern:Extreme Northern 
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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      
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      
151 green      
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      
207 Twenty word info      
208 Fifty word info      
210 One Thousand word info      
1 hand i n   11  
2 left omeɲa   14  
3 right jure iɲa      
4 leg/foot e n   1?  
5 to walk iamoan   2  
6 road/path waⁿdan   5, 1  
7 to come ome   1  
8 to turn word info ᵐbeveni aᵐbur vor      
9 to swim ieum   97  
11 dust ai pum   20  
13 back word info ⁿdu n   82  
14 belly ji n   1  
16 intestines oxe n   94  
17 liver ki: n   1  
18 breast t̪i n   1  
19 shoulder ᵐbu n   37  
20 to know, be knowledgeable ’ina   116  
21 to think a’aia      
23 blood koro n   45, 1  
24 head ᵐboa n   9  
25 neck noɲa   18  
26 hair word info pun ᵐboa n   31  
27 nose mʷaⁿdi n   14  
29 to sniff, smell ᵐboni   42  
30 mouth wana n   36  
31 tooth peiõ n   21  
32 tongue kumen   14, 7  
35 to vomit muja   1  
37 to eat ’u   1, 16  
40 to drink keⁿdek   6  
42 to suck kukuo ot̪in   5  
43 ear jeni n   1  
44 to hear t̪ena   80  
45 eye t̪ivã n   34  
46 to see noja   9  
48 to sleep koileŋ      
49 to lie down word info kogo   1?  
50 to dream nin      
53 person/human being ac   4  
54 man/male alek   22  
54 man/male alek   22  
55 woman/female t̪evo      
55 woman/female t̪evo      
56 child nein   5, 52  
57 husband alo n   2, 31  
58 wife ʝawen   102, 5  
59 mother ɲajo   1, 83  
60 father camen   1  
61 house moa   1  
62 thatch/roof gun ᵐboan moa      
64 to say eli   165  
65 rope wer   2  
68 needle ⁿdu ᵐboek   44  
72 to hit word info caᵐbi      
75 to die, be dead pu ᵐboeri vaɛn      
78 to cut, hack word info t̪amuna   135  
79 stick/wood moagep   48  
84 to plant iamui   73  
85 to choose weⁿdoio      
92 to open, uncover t̪ívi   37  
93 to pound, beat word info caᵐbi   68  
95 to fall word info t̪iluk   46  
96 dog cawek   45  
97 bird meni   1  
101 to fly vuc   45  
102 rat ciᵐbʷi   3  
107 worm (earthworm) ᵐbe   11  
109 mosquito neᵐbʷic   1  
110 spider ɲagi   94  
111 fish nek   9  
113 branch word info ’i n   59  
114 leaf ⁿdeun   1  
115 root wa:n   2  
117 fruit poen   1  
119 earth/soil ⁿdilic   1  
120 stone peic   1  
121 sand o:n   1  
122 water word info we   2  
124 sea wekac   65  
128 sky repoa   75  
129 moon wãnuk   52, 71  
130 star piu:k   1  
131 cloud word info neɲ   3  
133 rain kola   1  
134 thunder ɲoni   43  
135 lightning ɲoni   95  
136 wind ⁿda:   1  
138 warm word info nu   11  
139 cold word info caᵐbuk   12  
140 dry word info meʝuk   54  
141 wet makar   115  
143 fire jep   48  
145 smoke word info pum   88  
146 ash ⁿdep   1  
147 black ⁿdeⁿdo   98  
148 white fulo   3  
149 red mi:a   1, 55  
152 small kaᵐbe      
153 big wac   7  
156 thin word info i rerep   63  
157 thick word info uju   28  
160 painful, sick mac   1  
162 old word info ulac   65  
163 new jaca pele ɲa   53  
164 good jo   53  
165 bad, evil moaɲ   36  
166 correct, true ajuk   99  
167 night ᵐbʷin   1  
168 day t̪a   6  
170 when? word info t̪en   78  
174 in, inside nen   15  
179 near jek   57  
180 far jain moa   96  
181 where? word info io      
182 I ɲ   1  
183 thou m   27  
184 he/she n   1, 6  
185 we word info ɲa      
185 we word info a      
186 you wa   1  
187 they a   1, 70?  
188 what? word info ⁿda   1  
192 and ma   2  
193 if neave      
195 no, not ᵐburo   103  
196 to count vina   26  
197 One word info cec   14  
198 Two word info eru   1  
199 Three word info ecin   1  
200 Four word info e pac   1, 65  
201 Five word info nim   1, 15  
202 Six word info eni cec      
203 Seven word info eniⁿdu      
204 Eight word info eni jin      
205 Nine word info eni pac      
206 Ten word info paiⁿdu   12  
209 One Hundred word info t̪ara nim ac      

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