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

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