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Language: Poamei

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 
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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      
208 Fifty word info      
210 One Thousand word info      
48 to sleep mit̪’io      
55 woman/female ŋaⁿdan      
78 to cut, hack word info ʝace      
109 mosquito kat̪uma      
152 small ɣʷat̪in      
184 he/she neak      
185 we word info je      
185 we word info ᵐbe      
193 if t̪i’aŋa      
193 if ŋot̪uŋa      
202 Six word info nisec      
203 Seven word info nialuk      
204 Eight word info ni’iʝen      
205 Nine word info ni favac      
207 Twenty word info sec i kaʝuk      
209 One Hundred word info nim kaʝuk      
7 to come ’eme   1  
14 belly jia n   1  
17 liver kei n   1  
18 breast t̪’i n   1  
35 to vomit ŋujai   1  
43 ear jena n   1  
59 mother cãn   1  
61 house ŋa   1  
75 to die, be dead mece   1  
97 bird manik   1  
114 leaf ⁿdon   1  
117 fruit poa n   1  
120 stone paik   1  
124 sea jat̪ik   1  
130 star piuk   1  
133 rain kut̪a   1  
136 wind ⁿda:   1  
146 ash ⁿdap   1  
164 good ka’a   1  
167 night gen   1  
182 I   1  
183 thou co   1  
186 you cawe   1  
186 you we   1  
188 what? word info ⁿda   1  
198 Two word info aluk   1  
199 Three word info ’iʝen   1  
201 Five word info nim   1, 15  
75 to die, be dead poa meᵐboan   1, 44  
37 to eat ɣʷiaman   1, 55  
149 red mi:a   1, 55  
2 left jelan mo:n   1, 59  
50 to dream ’anep   1, 60  
62 thatch/roof iat̪in ŋa   1, 61  
200 Four word info favac   1, 65  
187 they le   1, 70  
195 no, not ’aiai   10  
4 leg/foot o n   100  
58 wife ŋaⁿdan   103  
58 wife t̪’enkon   104  
21 to think pefa’aca   104, 103  
21 to think pefanemoa   104, 105  
11 dust ʰmin guc   105, 1  
138 warm word info xʰiuk   109  
1 hand ’i n   11  
107 worm (earthworm) ᵐbet̪   11  
148 white foavat̪   11  
179 near kekẽno   111  
72 to hit word info ɣʷeliak   112  
165 bad, evil ’awa   114  
141 wet moguk   115  
20 to know, be knowledgeable ca’inan   116  
29 to sniff, smell ʝaᵐbi   117  
13 back word info jai n   12  
206 Ten word info paiⁿdu   12  
55 woman/female t̪’eu   124  
46 to see umi   127  
139 cold word info xʰim   128  
64 to say pei   13, 103  
95 to fall word info t̪ipoa ’igo   130  
78 to cut, hack word info t̪’aŋapi   134  
27 nose ɣʷãⁿdi n   14  
153 big ’opoen   14  
197 One word info sec   14  
174 in, inside t̪an   15  
25 neck no n   18  
151 green puɲ   19?  
143 fire ʝa:k   1?  
65 rope wek   2  
115 root wa: n   2  
122 water word info we   2  
134 thunder ɣʷala   2  
192 and ma   2  
57 husband kat̪o: n   2, 31  
145 smoke word info ʰmu   2, 76  
93 to pound, beat word info θai   20  
54 man/male kauk   22  
54 man/male kauk neak   22  
188 what? word info waᵐbeleŋ   23  
3 right jelan kan ju ke’in   24  
42 to suck ⁿdit̪   25  
196 to count fine   26  
131 cloud word info ʰneɲ   3  
181 where? word info nave   3  
26 hair word info pun ᵐboa n   31  
121 sand ʰmewan   31  
45 eye cẽma: n   33, 1  
30 mouth nua n   36  
49 to lie down word info majit̪   37  
92 to open, uncover t̪aven   37  
19 shoulder pukeno n   37, 42  
160 painful, sick fat̪’ic   38  
53 person/human being kaʝuk neak   4  
96 dog ka kãn   43  
68 needle ⁿdo ᵐboak   44  
60 father ceun   45  
23 blood feⁿdali n   46  
60 father ’uvan   47  
32 tongue kupe’ ma: n   47, 7  
102 rat kat̪’apa   5  
6 road/path ʝeⁿdan   5, 1?  
56 child nain   5, 52  
129 moon poɛ   52  
140 dry word info ʝagat̪   52?  
163 new gakaia   53  
168 day ma’at̪   57  
113 branch word info ’i n   59  
40 to drink kuⁿduk   6  
31 tooth pecena n   6, 1  
128 sky ⁿdawec   61  
156 thin word info kaleⁿde   63  
163 new kalua   66  
40 to drink t̪’op   68  
85 to choose samui   7  
79 stick/wood ’ulan ʝek   7, 47  
119 earth/soil guc   70  
157 thick word info t̪aᵐbo   70  
162 old word info va’i   71  
5 to walk pe’en   72  
84 to plant cãmi   73  
170 when? word info t̪et̪   78  
44 to hear t̪ena   80  
24 head ᵐboa n   9  
46 to see not̪   9  
111 fish nuk   9  
101 to fly t̪een   90  
16 intestines oat̪’a n   91  
150 yellow puɲ   91  
8 to turn word info napot̪ei   92  
8 to turn word info t̪apuⁿdei   92  
110 spider ɲak   94  
102 rat capʷek   95  
102 rat sine   96  
9 to swim so   97  
135 lightning savo   97  
180 far ’o:t̪   97  
147 black θiŋ   99  
166 correct, true jukejuk   99  

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