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Language: ʰMoavekɛ

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:Hmwaveke 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
1 hand si   10  
2 left ja’e ɣʷalaᵐben   32  
3 right ja’e ju sin   24  
4 leg/foot xʰa n   100  
5 to walk voa fano   2  
6 road/path foaⁿdan   5, 1  
7 to come ’ame   1  
8 to turn word info t̪’awet̪eke   93  
9 to swim som   97  
10 dirty      
11 dust ʰmuⁿdop   105, 65  
12 skin      
13 back word info jai n   12  
14 belly jia n   1  
15 bone      
16 intestines xʰot̪’a n   91  
17 liver xʰi: n   1  
18 breast t̪’i n   1  
19 shoulder ᵐboaukesi n   65, 40  
20 to know, be knowledgeable ca’inan   116  
21 to think muɲima   28  
22 to fear      
23 blood feⁿdala n   46  
24 head ᵐboa n   9  
25 neck ɲo n   18  
26 hair word info vun ᵐboa n   31  
27 nose foaⁿdi n   14  
28 to breathe      
29 to sniff, smell ʝaᵐbi   117  
30 mouth ɲivoa n   36  
31 tooth vacinua n   6, 1  
32 tongue u ʰpa n   47  
33 to laugh      
34 to cry      
35 to vomit muja ke   1  
36 to spit      
37 to eat xʰuixaman   1, 55  
38 to chew word info      
39 to cook word info      
40 to drink wuⁿdu   6  
40 to drink t̪’avo   68  
41 to bite      
42 to suck ⁿdit̪   25  
43 ear jena n   1  
44 to hear macake   79  
45 eye nejan man   1  
46 to see ɲot̪   9  
46 to see xalake   125  
47 to yawn      
48 to sleep mit̪’io      
49 to lie down word info majit̪   37  
50 to dream xʰaɲip   1, 60  
51 to sit      
52 to stand      
53 person/human being apuli kea   93, 95  
54 man/male xaʝu   22  
54 man/male xaʝu kea   22  
55 woman/female t̪’amo   119  
55 woman/female moaⁿdan   119  
56 child      
57 husband xat̪o n   2, 31  
58 wife ’t̪apo n   5, 105  
59 mother ɲa   1, 83  
60 father jamoa n   1  
61 house moa   1  
62 thatch/roof t̪aginoa   20  
63 name      
64 to say vi   13, 103  
65 rope o:t̪   31  
66 to tie up, fasten      
67 to sew word info      
68 needle ⁿdo ᵐboa   44  
69 to hunt word info      
70 to shoot word info      
71 to stab, pierce      
72 to hit word info cat̪ea   10?  
73 to steal      
74 to kill      
75 to die, be dead mɛᵐboan   1, 44  
76 to live, be alive      
77 to scratch word info      
78 to cut, hack word info t̪’agavi   134  
78 to cut, hack word info xaʰneɲivoan   137  
79 stick/wood xʰulan ʝek   7, 47  
79 stick/wood ʰmoauvan   48, 50  
80 to split word info      
81 sharp      
82 dull, blunt      
83 to work word info      
84 to plant cãmi   73  
85 to choose samui   7  
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      
92 to open, uncover t̪aven   39  
93 to pound, beat word info t̪’a   20  
93 to pound, beat word info t̪’ake   20  
94 to throw word info      
95 to fall word info t̪ipoa   130  
95 to fall word info poaɣʷe   130  
96 dog xakan   43  
97 bird manik   1  
98 egg      
99 feather      
100 wing      
101 to fly t̪ẽn   90  
102 rat xʰot̪’ap   95  
102 rat sine   96  
102 rat capʷek   95  
103 meat/flesh      
104 fat/grease      
105 tail      
106 snake      
107 worm (earthworm) ᵐbet̪   11  
108 louse word info      
109 mosquito xa’ep   26  
110 spider ɲak   94  
111 fish ɲuk   9  
112 rotten word info      
113 branch word info sin ʝek   58  
114 leaf ⁿdon   1  
115 root wa: n   2  
116 flower      
117 fruit xʰapoen   1  
118 grass      
119 earth/soil ⁿdop   11  
120 stone vaik   1  
121 sand ʰmewan   31  
122 water word info we   2  
123 to flow      
124 sea jat̪i   1  
125 salt      
126 lake      
127 woods/forest      
128 sky caⁿdawec   61  
129 moon poɛ   52  
130 star xʰafut̪’iŋ   1?  
131 cloud word info sat̪’e   85  
132 fog      
133 rain ut̪a   1  
134 thunder ɣʷala   2  
135 lightning savo   97  
136 wind siup   91  
137 to blow word info      
138 warm word info xʰinu’aŋ   11  
139 cold word info xʰim   128  
140 dry word info ʝaᵐboat̪   52  
141 wet t̪it̪i   111  
142 heavy      
143 fire mae   51  
144 to burn word info      
145 smoke word info ʰmu   2, 76  
146 ash ⁿdap   1  
147 black fiŋ   99  
148 white foavat̪   11  
149 red t̪ana   2?  
150 yellow we’aŋ   92  
151 green vun   19?  
152 small ɣʷat̪in      
153 big xʰopoen   14  
154 short word info      
155 long word info      
156 thin word info xaleⁿdep   63  
157 thick word info t̪’aᵐbo   70  
158 narrow      
159 wide      
160 painful, sick sinu   106?  
161 shy, ashamed      
162 old word info va’i   71  
163 new ᵐboaxa ʰnaŋ   53  
164 good xe’a   136  
165 bad, evil xʰa:   1, 99  
166 correct, true jikiju   99  
167 night ᵐboen   1  
168 day xat̪   51  
169 year      
170 when? word info ɲet̪   1?  
171 to hide word info      
172 to climb word info      
173 at      
174 in, inside can   15  
175 above      
176 below      
177 this      
178 that      
179 near pat̪emoano   113  
180 far ’o:t̪   97  
181 where? word info ɲave   3  
182 I ʝo   1  
183 thou go   1  
184 he/she kon   1  
184 he/she ke   1  
185 we word info ga      
185 we word info ᵐbe      
186 you voe   1  
187 they le   1, 70  
188 what? word info ko ⁿda   1  
189 who? word info      
190 other      
191 all      
192 and ma   2  
193 if celama   26, 3  
194 how? word info      
195 no, not ’ai   10  
196 to count fine   26  
197 One word info sec   14  
198 Two word info t̪alo   1  
199 Three word info t̪’ien   1  
200 Four word info favac   1, 65  
201 Five word info nim   1, 15  
202 Six word info nim ᵐboa sec      
203 Seven word info nim ᵐboa t̪’alo      
204 Eight word info nim ᵐboa t̪’ien      
205 Nine word info nim ᵐboa favak      
206 Ten word info vajilu   12  
207 Twenty word info sec apulik      
208 Fifty word info      
209 One Hundred word info nim apulik      
210 One Thousand word info      

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