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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      
96 dog cawek ka kaɲ   43  
29 to sniff, smell caᵐbi   117  
102 rat ciᵐbi   3  
129 moon foe   52  
163 new ga kaʝa   53  
24 head ga n   9  
1 hand gan kare ’i n   11  
4 leg/foot gan kare ’o n      
167 night gen   1  
119 earth/soil guc   70  
185 we word info i      
62 thatch/roof iare ŋa   1, 61  
43 ear jene n   1  
14 belly jie n   1  
54 man/male ka ’ok   22  
57 husband kalon   2, 31  
53 person/human being ka’at̪ ɲek   4  
17 liver kei n   1  
72 to hit word info kelieke   112  
195 no, not koi   45  
121 sand kon   1  
164 good koʰʝa   1  
23 blood kura n   45, 1  
133 rain kut̪   1  
32 tongue kuvema n   14, 7  
40 to drink kuⁿduk   6  
187 they le   1, 70  
183 thou m   27  
192 and ma   2  
149 red magat̪   1  
97 bird manik   1  
79 stick/wood maɲen cek   46, 47  
185 we word info mi      
141 wet moguk   115  
184 he/she n   1, 6  
109 mosquito naguk   1  
56 child nain   5, 52  
50 to dream nep   1, 60  
131 cloud word info neŋ   3  
201 Five word info nim   1, 15  
209 One Hundred word info nim ka’ok      
134 thunder niuk   43  
205 Nine word info niᵐbovec      
202 Six word info niᵐbo’ec      
203 Seven word info niᵐbo’eluk      
204 Eight word info niᵐbo’eʝen      
25 neck no n   18  
21 to think noma   28  
55 woman/female nook   123  
111 fish nuk   9  
2 left omo:n   1, 59  
31 tooth pae’ wa n   21  
120 stone paik   1  
206 Ten word info paiⁿdu   12  
64 to say pei   13, 103  
128 sky poa   75  
193 if poã   23  
117 fruit poen   1  
75 to die, be dead pomawi ᵐboan   1, 44  
19 shoulder pue’i n   64  
26 hair word info pun ga n   31  
150 yellow puɲ   91  
151 green puɲ cek   19?  
6 road/path sʰeⁿdan   1  
188 what? word info t̪a   1  
165 bad, evil t̪a:c   1, 99  
84 to plant t̪ami   73  
92 to open, uncover t̪avi   37  
93 to pound, beat word info t̪aᵐbi   68  
78 to cut, hack word info t̪egavi   134  
29 to sniff, smell t̪ena   116  
44 to hear t̪ena   80  
156 thin word info t̪erep   63  
170 when? word info t̪et̪   78  
18 breast t̪i n   1  
95 to fall word info t̪iwa   133  
101 to fly t̪on le poa   90  
45 eye t̪’ama n   33, 1  
85 to choose t̪’ami   7  
60 father t̪’aun   45  
157 thick word info t̪’aᵐbo   70  
59 mother t̪’en   1  
35 to vomit uⁿda   1  
162 old word info va’i   71  
65 rope wa:k   2  
115 root wa:n   2  
122 water word info we   2  
186 you we   1  
188 what? word info wẽᵐbø   23  
182 I ŋ   1  
61 house ŋa   1  
168 day ŋe mala   1, 54  
179 near ŋen geno   112  
30 mouth ɣʷa n   36  
152 small ɣʷari maɲ      
27 nose ɣʷaⁿdi n   14  
46 to see ɣʷen   123  
8 to turn word info ɣʷeri   91  
143 fire ʝak   1?  
5 to walk ʝaro   33  
162 old word info ʝaun   65  
140 dry word info ʝaᵐboat̪   52  
174 in, inside ʝe rʃɛn   1, 15  
181 where? word info ʝe ve   3  
3 right ʝelen o ⁿdu’in   24  
139 cold word info ʰkim   128  
49 to lie down word info ʰkonap   1  
48 to sleep ʰkouleŋ      
138 warm word info ʰkuit̪   109  
145 smoke word info ʰmun   2, 76  
11 dust ʰmun guc   105, 1  
58 wife ʰnowen   101, 5  
200 Four word info ʰpovec   1, 65  
129 moon ʰpoɛ   52  
160 painful, sick ʰvalic   38  
40 to drink ʰvelo   67  
196 to count ʰvine   26  
147 black ʰviŋ   99  
110 spider ʰʝak   93  
107 worm (earthworm) ᵐbe   11  
207 Twenty word info ’e ka’ok      
197 One word info ’ec   14  
198 Two word info ’eluk   1  
7 to come ’eme   1  
199 Three word info ’eʝen   1  
1 hand ’i n   11  
113 branch word info ’i n   59  
20 to know, be knowledgeable ’ina   116  
9 to swim ’iom   97  
4 leg/foot ’o n   1  
180 far ’o:t̪   97  
16 intestines ’ore n   91  
130 star ’t̪anik   65  
37 to eat ’uieman   1, 55  
148 white ’ulo   3  
153 big ’un   126  
136 wind ⁿda:n   1  
13 back word info ⁿdai n   12  
124 sea ⁿdalik   1  
146 ash ⁿdap   1  
114 leaf ⁿdon   1  
102 rat ⁿdu cawek   95  
68 needle ⁿdu ᵐboek   44  
42 to suck ⁿdut̪   25  
166 correct, true ⁿdu’ẽⁿduk   99  

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