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

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