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Language: Poai

Source/Author:  Leenhardt (1946) 
Identifiers:  ISO-639-3:fwa  Glottocode: fwai1237 
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      
135 lightning      
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      
208 Fifty word info      
210 One Thousand word info      
4 leg/foot gan kare ’o n      
48 to sleep ʰkouleŋ      
152 small ɣʷari maɲ      
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      
207 Twenty word info ’e ka’ok      
209 One Hundred word info nim ka’ok      
4 leg/foot ’o n   1  
6 road/path sʰeⁿdan   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   1  
43 ear jene n   1  
49 to lie down word info ʰkonap   1  
59 mother t̪’en   1  
61 house ŋa   1  
97 bird manik   1  
109 mosquito naguk   1  
114 leaf ⁿdon   1  
117 fruit poen   1  
120 stone paik   1  
121 sand kon   1  
124 sea ⁿdalik   1  
133 rain kut̪   1  
136 wind ⁿda:n   1  
146 ash ⁿdap   1  
149 red magat̪   1  
164 good koʰʝa   1  
167 night gen   1  
182 I ŋ   1  
186 you we   1  
188 what? word info t̪a   1  
198 Two word info ’eluk   1  
199 Three word info ’eʝen   1  
174 in, inside ʝe rʃɛn   1, 15  
201 Five word info nim   1, 15  
75 to die, be dead pomawi ᵐboan   1, 44  
168 day ŋe mala   1, 54  
37 to eat ’uieman   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  
58 wife ʰnowen   101, 5  
11 dust ʰmun guc   105, 1  
138 warm word info ʰkuit̪   109  
1 hand ’i n   11  
1 hand gan kare ’i n   11  
107 worm (earthworm) ᵐbe   11  
72 to hit word info kelieke   112  
179 near ŋen geno   112  
141 wet moguk   115  
20 to know, be knowledgeable ’ina   116  
29 to sniff, smell t̪ena   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 nook   123  
153 big ’un   126  
139 cold word info ʰkim   128  
64 to say pei   13, 103  
95 to fall word info t̪iwa   133  
78 to cut, hack word info t̪egavi   134  
27 nose ɣʷaⁿdi n   14  
197 One word info ’ec   14  
32 tongue kuvema n   14, 7  
25 neck no n   18  
151 green puɲ cek   19?  
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  
145 smoke word info ʰmun   2, 76  
31 tooth pae’ wa n   21  
54 man/male ka ’ok   22  
188 what? word info wẽᵐbø   23  
193 if poã   23  
3 right ʝelen o ⁿdu’in   24  
42 to suck ⁿdut̪   25  
196 to count ʰvine   26  
183 thou m   27  
21 to think noma   28  
102 rat ciᵐbi   3  
131 cloud word info neŋ   3  
148 white ’ulo   3  
181 where? word info ʝe ve   3  
26 hair word info pun ga n   31  
5 to walk ʝaro   33  
45 eye t̪’ama n   33, 1  
30 mouth ɣʷa n   36  
92 to open, uncover t̪avi   37  
160 painful, sick ʰvalic   38  
53 person/human being ka’at̪ ɲek   4  
96 dog cawek ka kaɲ   43  
134 thunder niuk   43  
68 needle ⁿdu ᵐboek   44  
60 father t̪’aun   45  
195 no, not koi   45  
23 blood kura n   45, 1  
79 stick/wood maɲen cek   46, 47  
56 child nain   5, 52  
129 moon ʰpoɛ   52  
129 moon foe   52  
140 dry word info ʝaᵐboat̪   52  
163 new ga kaʝa   53  
113 branch word info ’i n   59  
40 to drink kuⁿduk   6  
156 thin word info t̪erep   63  
19 shoulder pue’i n   64  
130 star ’t̪anik   65  
162 old word info ʝaun   65  
40 to drink ʰvelo   67  
93 to pound, beat word info t̪aᵐbi   68  
85 to choose t̪’ami   7  
119 earth/soil guc   70  
157 thick word info t̪’aᵐbo   70  
162 old word info va’i   71  
84 to plant t̪ami   73  
128 sky poa   75  
170 when? word info t̪et̪   78  
44 to hear t̪ena   80  
24 head ga n   9  
111 fish nuk   9  
101 to fly t̪on le poa   90  
8 to turn word info ɣʷeri   91  
16 intestines ’ore n   91  
150 yellow puɲ   91  
110 spider ʰʝak   93  
102 rat ⁿdu cawek   95  
9 to swim ’iom   97  
180 far ’o:t̪   97  
147 black ʰviŋ   99  
166 correct, true ⁿdu’ẽⁿduk   99  

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