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

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