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Language: Sirehë

Source/Author:  Leenhardt (1946) 
Identifiers:  ISO-639-3:sih  Glottocode: zire1240 
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:Southern:South:Zire-Tiri 
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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      
209 One Hundred word info      
210 One Thousand word info      
1 hand mar̃a ne e   14  
2 left ⁿdosa      
3 right ⁿdoxaru   87  
4 leg/foot ɲoxo ne e      
4 leg/foot araxone e      
5 to walk joava      
6 road/path koroɲi      
7 to come fara mi   1  
8 to turn word info muverɛ mi      
9 to swim xu   5  
11 dust kune jaraxo   6  
13 back word info t̪ĩo ne e   12  
14 belly niarʃõne ne e      
16 intestines uru ne e      
17 liver arɛ ne e   1  
18 breast jine ne e   1  
19 shoulder nomu ne e   42  
20 to know, be knowledgeable nuɣʷai   1  
21 to think ᵐbara   101  
23 blood ovɛ ne e      
24 head oro ne e      
25 neck nomunawa ne e      
26 hair word info pʷar̃a oro ne e   31  
27 nose omo ne e   14  
29 to sniff, smell nupe      
30 mouth niaxõ ne e      
31 tooth virʃexõ ne e      
32 tongue xõ ãmone e      
35 to vomit go:wi   39?  
37 to eat xara   39  
40 to drink oju   66  
42 to suck ji   25  
43 ear ᵐboanere ne e   16, 1  
44 to hear nuɣʷar̃a   78  
45 eye xɛmerɛ ne e   32, 1  
46 to see nut̪i      
48 to sleep mara sɛ      
49 to lie down word info mara   37  
50 to dream xit̪í   74  
53 person/human being nua ne e      
54 man/male avã      
54 man/male afa ne e      
55 woman/female asi   1?  
55 woman/female nuasi ne e   1?  
56 child xemari ne e      
57 husband aira ne e      
58 wife aira ne e   95?  
59 mother sime ne e      
60 father pøva ne e   37  
61 house moa   1  
62 thatch/roof moa sirʃu:   73  
64 to say vana   166  
65 rope wi   25  
68 needle jumɛ   40  
72 to hit word info rʃexere ne verʃae   11  
75 to die, be dead mat̪e   1  
78 to cut, hack word info ɣʷiri      
79 stick/wood ᵐbovene u      
84 to plant nomu   44  
85 to choose pamir̃i   42  
92 to open, uncover umia   37?  
93 to pound, beat word info sa na   67  
95 to fall word info ɲaxɛ      
96 dog t̪aiki   92  
97 bird ɲiari      
101 to fly ne uxɛ      
102 rat sipù   3  
107 worm (earthworm) xoriⁿda   1, 49  
109 mosquito nao   1  
110 spider kara   1  
111 fish nu   9  
113 branch word info ɲere ne   36  
114 leaf ɲo ne e   1  
115 root koe ne e   2, 41, 42  
117 fruit ŋoro ne e      
119 earth/soil jaraxo   1  
120 stone arʃimui      
121 sand muirʃo:      
122 water word info rʃë   1  
124 sea sirʃë      
128 sky ŋur̃uara      
129 moon moarʃɛ   52, 21  
130 star poea koea   88  
131 cloud word info xu   12  
133 rain ɲonawe   27?  
134 thunder noro   2  
135 lightning kasø   1  
136 wind wesù      
138 warm word info avaŋe      
138 warm word info amexi   108  
139 cold word info amae   51  
140 dry word info meru   1  
141 wet a xøwɛ   112  
143 fire ne   46  
145 smoke word info neku      
146 ash ⁿdɛ   1  
147 black joara   90?  
148 white xo:va      
149 red mea   1  
150 yellow apoami:   89  
151 green ɲiwirʃere   83  
152 small wari      
153 big aju   101?  
156 thin word info xararʃavi   60  
157 thick word info rʃãva   70  
160 painful, sick pesu   51  
160 painful, sick ma   1  
162 old word info amørekae   37  
162 old word info ɲoro      
163 new a ⁿdovo   18  
164 good xaru   55  
165 bad, evil asa   1, 99  
166 correct, true ⁿdo:ⁿdo:xa   94  
167 night ŋuru      
168 day moara   1, 54  
170 when? word info ani   1  
174 in, inside rʃu   1  
179 near nuve xo vo   109  
180 far nu ve moa   96  
181 where? word info t̪u vɛ   3  
182 I gu   1  
183 thou   1  
184 he/she e   1  
185 we word info gara      
185 we word info goava      
186 you go:ro:   25?  
187 they ⁿda   1, 70  
188 what? word info je   1  
192 and xai   1  
193 if nesa   12  
195 no, not ae   10  
196 to count sivar̃a   1  
197 One word info rʃae   14  
198 Two word info axuru   1  
199 Three word info arʃiri   1  
200 Four word info avevɛ   1, 65  
201 Five word info anoro   24  
202 Six word info anoro me rʃae      
203 Seven word info anoro me axuru      
204 Eight word info anoro me arʃiri      
205 Nine word info anoro me avevɛ      
206 Ten word info sixuru xo      
207 Twenty word info rʃae nua      

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