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Language: Nenema

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:
1 hand s.i n   10  
2 left axaleɲ ᵐboama io   14  
3 right axamalena ᵐboa ma io   31  
4 leg/foot kua n   100  
5 to walk walem   46  
6 road/path ⁿdan   1  
7 to come ome   1  
8 to turn word info ᵐboage   92  
9 to swim ʰʝa   5  
10 dirty      
11 dust ⁿdavuⁿdo   1, 58, 65  
12 skin      
13 back word info ⁿduaxa   82  
14 belly kiʝa n   1  
15 bone      
16 intestines ʰmoejana n   95  
17 liver kaxi n   1  
18 breast t̪’i n   1  
19 shoulder ᵐbu n   37  
20 to know, be knowledgeable sela   121  
21 to think ’axaxa   103  
22 to fear      
23 blood ⁿda ie   1  
24 head ᵐboa n   9  
25 neck no n   18  
26 hair word info po ᵐboa n   31  
27 nose ʰmʷaⁿdi n   14  
28 to breathe      
29 to sniff, smell aia   118  
29 to sniff, smell t̪ãla   116  
30 mouth nuã n   36  
31 tooth panuã n   21, 1  
32 tongue kuma n   14, 7  
33 to laugh      
34 to cry      
35 to vomit kok   38?  
35 to vomit koxe   38?  
36 to spit      
37 to eat kuvo   1, 16  
38 to chew word info      
39 to cook word info      
40 to drink kuxu   6  
40 to drink paro   67  
41 to bite      
42 to suck t̪et̪   25  
43 ear kila n   1  
44 to hear t̪ãla   80  
45 eye iⁿdawa n   34  
46 to see not̪   9  
46 to see axe   1?  
47 to yawn      
48 to sleep mago      
48 to sleep magojali      
49 to lie down word info kalap   1  
50 to dream nivi   1, 60  
51 to sit      
52 to stand      
53 person/human being agut̪   96  
54 man/male ak   14  
55 woman/female t̪’amoa   119  
56 child      
57 husband aron   2, 31  
58 wife mawan   56, 5  
59 mother caʝa   89  
60 father kaman   1  
61 house moa   1  
62 thatch/roof maxi   52  
63 name      
64 to say kaᵐboe   13, 103  
65 rope ʰka   25  
66 to tie up, fasten      
67 to sew word info      
68 needle ⁿdu ᵐboak   44  
69 to hunt word info      
70 to shoot word info      
71 to stab, pierce      
72 to hit word info t̪aja   118  
73 to steal      
74 to kill      
75 to die, be dead maxim   1  
76 to live, be alive      
77 to scratch word info      
78 to cut, hack word info ca:xi   136  
78 to cut, hack word info cak   136  
79 stick/wood ’aⁿda cic   49, 47  
80 to split word info      
81 sharp      
82 dull, blunt      
83 to work word info      
84 to plant t̪’axe   76  
85 to choose ʰkami   7  
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      
92 to open, uncover t̪anu   79  
93 to pound, beat word info fa   69  
94 to throw word info      
95 to fall word info t̪aᵐbo   130  
95 to fall word info nuk   46  
96 dog t̪avia   45  
97 bird ma:lic   1  
98 egg      
99 feather      
100 wing      
101 to fly fuk   45  
102 rat caivak   95  
103 meat/flesh      
104 fat/grease      
105 tail      
106 snake      
107 worm (earthworm) ᵐbe   11  
108 louse word info      
109 mosquito naᵐbuc   1  
110 spider ãp   95  
111 fish nok   9  
112 rotten word info      
113 branch word info ⁿdegat̪   1  
114 leaf ⁿdut̪   1  
115 root wa:t̪   2  
116 flower      
117 fruit poat̪   1  
118 grass      
119 earth/soil ⁿdo   1  
120 stone panat̪   1  
121 sand o:n   1  
122 water word info wi   2  
123 to flow      
124 sea ⁿdalak   1  
125 salt      
126 lake      
127 woods/forest      
128 sky ⁿdan   1  
129 moon ʰmoaluk   52, 71  
130 star piguk   1  
131 cloud word info poa xi kuru   2, 67, 83  
132 fog      
133 rain kot̪   1  
134 thunder ʰnixuk   43  
135 lightning waⁿdeva   96  
136 wind kuru   93?  
137 to blow word info      
138 warm word info ’un   11  
139 cold word info caᵐbuk   12  
140 dry word info maxuk   54  
141 wet ip   114  
142 heavy      
143 fire ʝavic   1  
144 to burn word info      
145 smoke word info pu:ᵐbu   88  
146 ash ⁿdap   1  
147 black ⁿdaⁿdan   98  
147 black favaaŋ   99?  
148 white foro   3  
149 red ulo   13  
150 yellow kari   14  
151 green ʝalop   19?  
152 small poamoaʝu      
153 big ’ãk   7  
154 short word info      
155 long word info      
156 thin word info ava   62  
157 thick word info ʰkugu   28  
158 narrow      
159 wide      
160 painful, sick ʰkilu   106?  
161 shy, ashamed      
162 old word info ’ulak   65  
162 old word info moᵐboat̪   41  
163 new aᵐben   65  
164 good so:   53  
165 bad, evil moaŋ   36  
166 correct, true keᵐbuk   101  
167 night t̪an   31  
168 day naxat̪   51  
169 year      
170 when? word info eneⁿda   1  
171 to hide word info      
172 to climb word info      
173 at      
174 in, inside nat̪   19  
175 above      
176 below      
177 this      
178 that      
179 near jeuk   57  
180 far ʰmoen   96  
181 where? word info je pa   3  
182 I ɲ   1  
183 thou m   27  
184 he/she n   1, 6  
185 we word info ’ã      
185 we word info va      
186 you wa   1  
187 they lak   1, 70  
188 what? word info ⁿda   1  
188 what? word info ⁿdavan   1  
189 who? word info      
190 other      
191 all      
192 and      
193 if      
194 how? word info      
195 no, not ai   10  
196 to count ʰkomi   85  
197 One word info poagik   14  
198 Two word info poaⁿdu   1  
199 Three word info poagan   1  
200 Four word info poaᵐbak   1, 65  
201 Five word info poanem   1, 15  
202 Six word info poanemgik      
203 Seven word info poanem ⁿdu      
204 Eight word info poanem gan      
205 Nine word info poanem ᵐbak      
206 Ten word info t̪ujie   50  
207 Twenty word info axi ak      
208 Fifty word info      
209 One Hundred word info anem ak      
210 One Thousand word info      

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