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

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