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Language: Nɛmi

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:North:Nemi 
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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      
207 Twenty word info      
208 Fifty word info      
209 One Hundred word info      
210 One Thousand word info      
5 to walk ’emaen      
48 to sleep kouleŋ      
53 person/human being ka’o nek      
55 woman/female ʰn owen      
135 lightning pipala      
147 black ɲup      
152 small moaɲ      
181 where? word info ʝe e      
185 we word info i      
185 we word info mi      
202 Six word info niᵐbo’ec      
203 Seven word info niᵐbo’eluk      
204 Eight word info niᵐbo’eʝen      
205 Nine word info niᵐbovec      
6 road/path ceⁿda   1  
7 to come ’eme   1  
14 belly jie n   1  
17 liver kei n   1  
18 breast t̪i n   1  
35 to vomit uⁿda i   1  
43 ear jene n   1  
49 to lie down word info kõna   1  
59 mother t̪’en   1  
61 house ŋa   1  
97 bird manik   1  
109 mosquito naguk   1  
114 leaf ⁿdo   1  
117 fruit poen   1  
120 stone paik   1  
121 sand kon   1  
124 sea ⁿdalik   1  
130 star piuk   1  
133 rain kut̪   1  
136 wind ⁿda:   1  
146 ash ⁿdap   1  
164 good ko’a   1  
167 night gen   1  
182 I ŋ   1  
186 you we   1  
198 Two word info ’eluk   1  
199 Three word info ’eʝen   1  
201 Five word info nim   1, 15  
75 to die, be dead pa:mɛᵐboan   1, 44  
37 to eat ɣʷiaman   1, 55  
149 red mi:a   1, 55  
2 left omo:n   1, 59  
184 he/she n   1, 6  
50 to dream nep   1, 60  
62 thatch/roof iare ŋa   1, 61  
200 Four word info ʰpovec   1, 65  
187 they le   1, 70  
165 bad, evil t̪a:c   1, 99  
195 no, not ’ailuai   10  
4 leg/foot ’o n   100  
58 wife ʰnokon   101  
21 to think pefanoa   104, 105  
11 dust ʰmun guc   105, 1  
138 warm word info xʰiut̪   109  
1 hand ’i n   11  
107 worm (earthworm) ᵐbet̪’o   11  
72 to hit word info keliek   112  
179 near ŋen geno   112  
141 wet moguk   115  
20 to know, be knowledgeable ’ina   116  
29 to sniff, smell caᵐbi   117  
13 back word info ⁿdai n   12  
206 Ten word info paiⁿdu   12  
46 to see ɣʷen   123  
55 woman/female no   123  
153 big ’un   126  
139 cold word info xʰim   128  
64 to say pei   13, 103  
95 to fall word info t̪apoa   130  
95 to fall word info pawe   131  
78 to cut, hack word info t̪’egapi   134  
27 nose ɣʷaⁿdi n   14  
197 One word info ’ec   14  
32 tongue kuvema n   14, 7  
174 in, inside ʝe nen   15  
25 neck no n   18  
151 green puɲ   19?  
128 sky ⁿdame   1?  
143 fire ʝak   1?  
65 rope wa:k   2  
115 root wa:n   2  
122 water word info we   2  
192 and ma   2  
57 husband kalon   2, 31  
115 root wa:kuxen   2, 41, 42  
145 smoke word info ʰmu   2, 76  
31 tooth paie’ wa n   21  
54 man/male kaʝu   22  
54 man/male ka’o nek   22  
188 what? word info weᵐbø   23  
193 if pã ne maligo   23, 12  
3 right o jeleⁿdu’in   24  
42 to suck ⁿdit̪   25  
196 to count fine   26  
183 thou m   27  
131 cloud word info neŋ   3  
148 white pulo   3  
26 hair word info pun ᵐboa n   31  
45 eye t̪ã.ma n   33, 1  
30 mouth wa n   36  
92 to open, uncover t̪ami   37  
160 painful, sick falic   38  
96 dog ka xʰaɲ   43  
134 thunder niuk   43  
68 needle ⁿdu ᵐboek   44  
60 father t̪’aun   45  
23 blood kut̪a n   45, 1  
102 rat kat̪’apa   5  
56 child nain   5, 52  
168 day kaɣʷak   51  
129 moon poɛ   52  
140 dry word info naᵐboat̪   52  
163 new gae kaca   53  
113 branch word info ’i n   59  
40 to drink kuⁿduk   6  
156 thin word info t̪erep   63  
156 thin word info kaleⁿdep   63  
19 shoulder pueno n   64, 42  
162 old word info ʝaun   65  
40 to drink felo   67  
40 to drink t̪’op   68  
93 to pound, beat word info t̪aᵐbi   68  
85 to choose t̪’amoi   7  
79 stick/wood ure cek   7, 47  
119 earth/soil guc   70  
157 thick word info t̪aᵐbo   70  
162 old word info va’i   71  
84 to plant t̪ami   73  
170 when? word info t̪en   78  
44 to hear t̪ena   80  
24 head ᵐboa n   9  
46 to see not̪   9  
111 fish nuk   9  
101 to fly t̪on   90  
16 intestines ’ot̪’e n   91  
150 yellow puɲ   91  
8 to turn word info ’t̪e ᵐboeri   92  
110 spider nak   94  
102 rat sine   96  
9 to swim ’iom   97  
180 far ’o:t̪   97  
166 correct, true ⁿdukẽⁿduk   99  

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