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

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