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

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