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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:
175 above      
191 all      
192 and xai   1  
146 ash ⁿdɛ   1  
173 at      
13 back word info t̪ĩo ne e   12  
165 bad, evil asa   1, 99  
14 belly niarʃõne ne e      
176 below      
153 big aju   101?  
97 bird ɲiari      
147 black joara   90?  
23 blood ovɛ ne e      
15 bone      
113 branch word info ɲere ne   36  
18 breast jine ne e   1  
56 child xemari ne e      
131 cloud word info xu   12  
139 cold word info amae   51  
166 correct, true ⁿdo:ⁿdo:xa   94  
168 day moara   1, 54  
10 dirty      
96 dog t̪aiki   92  
140 dry word info meru   1  
82 dull, blunt      
11 dust kune jaraxo   6  
43 ear ᵐboanere ne e   16, 1  
119 earth/soil jaraxo   1  
98 egg      
204 Eight word info anoro me arʃiri      
45 eye xɛmerɛ ne e   32, 1  
180 far nu ve moa   96  
104 fat/grease      
60 father pøva ne e   37  
99 feather      
208 Fifty word info      
143 fire ne   46  
111 fish nu   9  
201 Five word info anoro   24  
116 flower      
132 fog      
200 Four word info avevɛ   1, 65  
117 fruit ŋoro ne e      
164 good xaru   55  
118 grass      
151 green ɲiwirʃere   83  
26 hair word info pʷar̃a oro ne e   31  
1 hand mar̃a ne e   14  
184 he/she e   1  
24 head oro ne e      
142 heavy      
61 house moa   1  
194 how? word info      
57 husband aira ne e      
182 I gu   1  
193 if nesa   12  
174 in, inside rʃu   1  
16 intestines uru ne e      
126 lake      
114 leaf ɲo ne e   1  
2 left ⁿdosa      
4 leg/foot ɲoxo ne e      
4 leg/foot araxone e      
135 lightning kasø   1  
17 liver arɛ ne e   1  
155 long word info      
108 louse word info      
54 man/male avã      
54 man/male afa ne e      
103 meat/flesh      
129 moon moarʃɛ   52, 21  
109 mosquito nao   1  
59 mother sime ne e      
30 mouth niaxõ ne e      
63 name      
158 narrow      
179 near nuve xo vo   109  
25 neck nomunawa ne e      
68 needle jumɛ   40  
163 new a ⁿdovo   18  
167 night ŋuru      
205 Nine word info anoro me avevɛ      
195 no, not ae   10  
27 nose omo ne e   14  
162 old word info amørekae   37  
162 old word info ɲoro      
197 One word info rʃae   14  
209 One Hundred word info      
210 One Thousand word info      
190 other      
160 painful, sick pesu   51  
160 painful, sick ma   1  
53 person/human being nua ne e      
133 rain ɲonawe   27?  
102 rat sipù   3  
149 red mea   1  
3 right ⁿdoxaru   87  
6 road/path koroɲi      
115 root koe ne e   2, 41, 42  
65 rope wi   25  
112 rotten word info      
125 salt      
121 sand muirʃo:      
124 sea sirʃë      
203 Seven word info anoro me axuru      
81 sharp      
154 short word info      
19 shoulder nomu ne e   42  
161 shy, ashamed      
202 Six word info anoro me rʃae      
12 skin      
128 sky ŋur̃uara      
152 small wari      
145 smoke word info neku      
106 snake      
110 spider kara   1  
130 star poea koea   88  
79 stick/wood ᵐbovene u      
120 stone arʃimui      
105 tail      
206 Ten word info sixuru xo      
178 that      
62 thatch/roof moa sirʃu:   73  
187 they ⁿda   1, 70  
157 thick word info rʃãva   70  
156 thin word info xararʃavi   60  
177 this      
183 thou   1  
199 Three word info arʃiri   1  
134 thunder noro   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 pamir̃i   42  
172 to climb word info      
7 to come fara mi   1  
39 to cook word info      
196 to count sivar̃a   1  
34 to cry      
78 to cut, hack word info ɣʷiri      
75 to die, be dead mat̪e   1  
90 to dig      
50 to dream xit̪í   74  
40 to drink oju   66  
37 to eat xara   39  
95 to fall word info ɲaxɛ      
22 to fear      
123 to flow      
101 to fly ne uxɛ      
86 to grow word info      
44 to hear nuɣʷar̃a   78  
171 to hide word info      
72 to hit word info rʃexere ne verʃae   11  
89 to hold word info      
69 to hunt word info      
74 to kill      
20 to know, be knowledgeable nuɣʷai   1  
33 to laugh      
49 to lie down word info mara   37  
76 to live, be alive      
92 to open, uncover umia   37?  
84 to plant nomu   44  
93 to pound, beat word info sa na   67  
64 to say vana   166  
77 to scratch word info      
46 to see nut̪i      
67 to sew word info      
70 to shoot word info      
51 to sit      
48 to sleep mara sɛ      
29 to sniff, smell nupe      
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 ji   25  
87 to swell word info      
9 to swim xu   5  
21 to think ᵐbara   101  
94 to throw word info      
66 to tie up, fasten      
8 to turn word info muverɛ mi      
35 to vomit go:wi   39?  
5 to walk joava      
83 to work word info      
47 to yawn      
32 tongue xõ ãmone e      
31 tooth virʃexõ ne e      
207 Twenty word info rʃae nua      
198 Two word info axuru   1  
138 warm word info avaŋe      
138 warm word info amexi   108  
122 water word info rʃë   1  
185 we word info gara      
185 we word info goava      
141 wet a xøwɛ   112  
188 what? word info je   1  
170 when? word info ani   1  
181 where? word info t̪u vɛ   3  
148 white xo:va      
189 who? word info      
159 wide      
58 wife aira ne e   95?  
136 wind wesù      
100 wing      
55 woman/female asi   1?  
55 woman/female nuasi ne e   1?  
127 woods/forest      
107 worm (earthworm) xoriⁿda   1, 49  
169 year      
150 yellow apoami:   89  
186 you go:ro:   25?  

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