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Language: Neku

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:Southern:South:Wailic 
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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      
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      
6 road/path moere      
29 to sniff, smell ùnerʃi      
48 to sleep ona: re      
64 to say sa      
78 to cut, hack word info poaia      
128 sky omema      
143 fire rʃomã      
145 smoke word info wiri      
150 yellow suru mi:      
152 small ira      
180 far t̪o ne ᵐbosi      
185 we word info re      
185 we word info ve      
193 if i      
202 Six word info keni a rʃake      
203 Seven word info keni a keuru      
204 Eight word info keni a kere      
205 Nine word info keni a keve      
207 Twenty word info rʃae o:      
209 One Hundred word info keni o:      
59 mother ɲiɲa xiø   1, 83  
7 to come femi   1  
20 to know, be knowledgeable t̪awai   1  
55 woman/female oawe   1  
55 woman/female o awe xiø   1  
61 house moa   1  
75 to die, be dead mat̪e   1  
109 mosquito nai   1  
110 spider kara   1  
117 fruit poẽ ɛ   1  
119 earth/soil jëri   1  
120 stone ar̃u   1  
122 water word info rʃë   1  
135 lightning kasø   1  
140 dry word info møø   1  
149 red mara   1  
164 good weso:   1  
167 night moat̪e   1  
170 when? word info ani   1  
174 in, inside ro   1  
183 thou   1  
184 he/she se   1  
188 what? word info jiø ve   1  
196 to count var̃a   1  
198 Two word info keuru   1  
199 Three word info kere   1  
201 Five word info keni:   1, 15  
58 wife o awe xie   1, 53  
200 Four word info keve   1, 65  
136 wind at̪e   1, 66?  
187 they re   1, 70  
195 no, not ae   10  
21 to think ᵐbara   101  
49 to lie down word info ona:   106  
179 near t̪o ne evo:   109  
72 to hit word info rʃexɛ pɛrʃakɛ   11  
107 worm (earthworm) ᵐbe   11  
141 wet ⁿdi   111  
131 cloud word info o:   12  
148 white me   121  
153 big wesi   124  
46 to see namoa   129  
95 to fall word info t̪ùa   133  
27 nose omoa e   14  
197 One word info rʃake   14  
13 back word info negoa ɛ   15  
113 branch word info ɲi e   15  
121 sand ⁿdea:   15  
43 ear ᵐboaneã e   16  
206 Ten word info oru ã   16  
163 new ⁿdopo   18  
166 correct, true no: a pari   1?  
182 I so   1?  
186 you e   1?  
5 to walk var̃a   2  
57 husband o ẽ xiø   2  
65 rope ãri:   2  
134 thunder oro   2  
192 and me   2  
115 root koɛ e   2, 41, 42  
146 ash narʃɛ   20  
11 dust wiri jëri   20, 6  
31 tooth pewɛ ɛ   21  
148 white oa   22  
25 neck koeno xiɛ   23  
124 sea nerʃëⁿdi   23  
42 to suck ji   25  
133 rain wi   27?  
1 hand gawi ø   28  
2 left o ⁿdarae   29  
162 old word info joe   29  
102 rat sipù   3  
181 where? word info t̪o we   3  
114 leaf mã e   30  
26 hair word info pʷar̃awamoe e   31  
45 eye pimɛ ɛ   31, 1  
14 belly ne poe e   36  
30 mouth newɛ ɛ   36  
165 bad, evil mu   36  
60 father pøva xiø   37  
138 warm word info pekẽ   37  
162 old word info omøxø   37  
37 to eat ara   39  
35 to vomit go:wi   39?  
54 man/male   4  
54 man/male o ɛ xiø   4  
85 to choose pamir̃i   42  
68 needle ɲavo   43  
79 stick/wood morʃar̃a   43  
84 to plant nã   44  
9 to swim u   5  
139 cold word info mae   51  
160 painful, sick pei ma   51, 1  
97 bird poe kãĩ   52  
129 moon moevarʃù   52, 21  
4 leg/foot juã ɛ   56  
4 leg/foot moaneã e   56  
3 right e gamë   60  
156 thin word info aranavi   60  
17 liver poẽa e   63  
19 shoulder moeo ɛ   64  
50 to dream axë   64  
23 blood werʃø xiø   65, 1  
40 to drink weʝo   66  
93 to pound, beat word info sa na   67  
168 day nerʃa:   6?  
32 tongue meoromea e   7  
44 to hear t̪o poara   7  
157 thick word info rʃãva   70  
8 to turn word info t̪akomi ma t̪o koe   73  
62 thatch/roof sirʃu:   73  
92 to open, uncover sɛri   78  
18 breast mɛsã e   8, 60  
16 intestines ko: e   82  
151 green ɲiwi   83  
130 star poea kuia   88  
24 head wamoe e   9  
111 fish no:   9  
147 black werɛ   90  
96 dog t̪iki   92  
101 to fly sia   93  
53 person/human being o xiø   94  
56 child urʃaxi ė   98  
1 hand ne ã e   x  

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