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

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