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Language: Poai

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:
1 hand ’i n   11  
1 hand gan kare ’i n   11  
2 left omo:n   1, 59  
3 right ʝelen o ⁿdu’in   24  
4 leg/foot ’o n   100  
4 leg/foot gan kare ’o n   100  
5 to walk ʝaro   33  
6 road/path sʰeⁿdan   1  
7 to come ’eme   1  
8 to turn word info ɣʷeri   91  
9 to swim ’iom   97  
10 dirty      
11 dust ʰmun guc   105, 1  
12 skin      
13 back word info ⁿdai n   12  
14 belly jie n   1  
15 bone      
16 intestines ’ore n   91  
17 liver kei n   1  
18 breast t̪i n   1  
19 shoulder pue’i n   64  
20 to know, be knowledgeable ’ina   116  
21 to think noma   28  
22 to fear      
23 blood kura n   45, 1  
24 head ga n   9  
25 neck no n   18  
26 hair word info pun ga n   31  
27 nose ɣʷaⁿdi n   14  
28 to breathe      
29 to sniff, smell caᵐbi   117  
29 to sniff, smell t̪ena   116  
30 mouth ɣʷa n   36  
31 tooth pae’ wa n   21  
32 tongue kuvema n   14, 7  
33 to laugh      
34 to cry      
35 to vomit uⁿda   1  
36 to spit      
37 to eat ’uieman   1, 55  
38 to chew word info      
39 to cook word info      
40 to drink kuⁿduk   6  
40 to drink ʰvelo   67  
41 to bite      
42 to suck ⁿdut̪   25  
43 ear jene n   1  
44 to hear t̪ena   80  
45 eye t̪’ama n   33, 1  
46 to see ɣʷen   123  
47 to yawn      
48 to sleep ʰkouleŋ      
49 to lie down word info ʰkonap   1  
50 to dream nep   1, 60  
51 to sit      
52 to stand      
53 person/human being ka’at̪ ɲek   4  
54 man/male ka ’ok   22  
55 woman/female nook   123  
56 child nain   5, 52  
57 husband kalon   2, 31  
58 wife ʰnowen   101, 5  
59 mother t̪’en   1  
60 father t̪’aun   45  
61 house ŋa   1  
62 thatch/roof iare ŋa   1, 61  
63 name      
64 to say pei   13, 103  
65 rope wa:k   2  
66 to tie up, fasten      
67 to sew word info      
68 needle ⁿdu ᵐboek   44  
69 to hunt word info      
70 to shoot word info      
71 to stab, pierce      
72 to hit word info kelieke   112  
73 to steal      
74 to kill      
75 to die, be dead pomawi ᵐboan   1, 44  
76 to live, be alive      
77 to scratch word info      
78 to cut, hack word info t̪egavi   134  
79 stick/wood maɲen cek   46, 47  
80 to split word info      
81 sharp      
82 dull, blunt      
83 to work word info      
84 to plant t̪ami   73  
85 to choose t̪’ami   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 t̪avi   37  
93 to pound, beat word info t̪aᵐbi   68  
94 to throw word info      
95 to fall word info t̪iwa   133  
96 dog cawek ka kaɲ   43  
97 bird manik   1  
98 egg      
99 feather      
100 wing      
101 to fly t̪on le poa   90  
102 rat ⁿdu cawek   95  
102 rat ciᵐbi   3  
103 meat/flesh      
104 fat/grease      
105 tail      
106 snake      
107 worm (earthworm) ᵐbe   11  
108 louse word info      
109 mosquito naguk   1  
110 spider ʰʝak   93  
111 fish nuk   9  
112 rotten word info      
113 branch word info ’i n   59  
114 leaf ⁿdon   1  
115 root wa:n   2  
116 flower      
117 fruit poen   1  
118 grass      
119 earth/soil guc   70  
120 stone paik   1  
121 sand kon   1  
122 water word info we   2  
123 to flow      
124 sea ⁿdalik   1  
125 salt      
126 lake      
127 woods/forest      
128 sky poa   75  
129 moon ʰpoɛ   52  
129 moon foe   52  
130 star ’t̪anik   65  
131 cloud word info neŋ   3  
132 fog      
133 rain kut̪   1  
134 thunder niuk   2  
135 lightning      
136 wind ⁿda:n   1  
137 to blow word info      
138 warm word info ʰkuit̪   109  
139 cold word info ʰkim   128  
140 dry word info ʝaᵐboat̪   52  
141 wet moguk   115  
142 heavy      
143 fire ʝak   1?  
144 to burn word info      
145 smoke word info ʰmun   2, 76  
146 ash ⁿdap   1  
147 black ʰviŋ   99  
148 white ’ulo   3  
149 red magat̪   1  
150 yellow puɲ   91  
151 green puɲ cek   19?  
152 small ɣʷari maɲ      
153 big ’un   126  
154 short word info      
155 long word info      
156 thin word info t̪erep   63  
157 thick word info t̪’aᵐbo   70  
158 narrow      
159 wide      
160 painful, sick ʰvalic   38  
161 shy, ashamed      
162 old word info va’i   71  
162 old word info ʝaun   65  
163 new ga kaʝa   53  
164 good koʰʝa   1  
165 bad, evil t̪a:c   1, 99  
166 correct, true ⁿdu’ẽⁿduk   99  
167 night gen   1  
168 day ŋe mala   1, 54  
169 year      
170 when? word info t̪et̪   78  
171 to hide word info      
172 to climb word info      
173 at      
174 in, inside ʝe rʃɛn   1, 15  
175 above      
176 below      
177 this      
178 that      
179 near ŋen geno   112  
180 far ’o:t̪   97  
181 where? word info ʝe ve   3  
182 I ŋ   1  
183 thou m   27  
184 he/she n   1, 6  
185 we word info i      
185 we word info mi      
186 you we   1  
187 they le   1, 70  
188 what? word info wẽᵐbø   23  
188 what? word info t̪a   1  
189 who? word info      
190 other      
191 all      
192 and ma   2  
193 if poã   23  
194 how? word info      
195 no, not koi   45  
196 to count ʰvine   26  
197 One word info ’ec   14  
198 Two word info ’eluk   1  
199 Three word info ’eʝen   1  
200 Four word info ʰpovec   1, 65  
201 Five word info nim   1, 15  
202 Six word info niᵐbo’ec      
203 Seven word info niᵐbo’eluk      
204 Eight word info niᵐbo’eʝen      
205 Nine word info niᵐbovec      
206 Ten word info paiⁿdu   12  
207 Twenty word info ’e ka’ok      
208 Fifty word info      
209 One Hundred word info nim ka’ok      
210 One Thousand word info      

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