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

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