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Language: ᵐBelep

Source/Author:  Leenhardt (1946) 
Identifiers:  ISO-639-3:yly  Glottocode: nyal1254 
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:Extreme Northern 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
175 above      
191 all      
192 and      
146 ash ⁿdap   1  
173 at      
13 back word info ⁿdu n   82  
165 bad, evil moaɲ   36  
14 belly jera n   1  
176 below      
153 big      
97 bird mali   1  
147 black      
23 blood ⁿda n   1  
15 bone      
113 branch word info ’aⁿdat̪   1  
18 breast t̪’e n   1  
56 child      
131 cloud word info nae uru   3, 38  
139 cold word info      
166 correct, true ’alaju   100, 99  
168 day ga:t̪   51  
10 dirty      
96 dog t̪avia   45  
140 dry word info      
82 dull, blunt      
11 dust ⁿdavo ⁿdo   1, 58, 65  
43 ear jale n   1  
119 earth/soil ⁿdo   1  
98 egg      
204 Eight word info poanem nua pajen      
45 eye t̪alema n   33, 1  
180 far      
104 fat/grease      
60 father caman   1  
99 feather      
208 Fifty word info      
143 fire na:p   48  
111 fish ᵐbae   11  
201 Five word info poanem   1, 15  
116 flower      
132 fog      
200 Four word info palavac   1, 65  
117 fruit poat̪   1  
164 good ’o   53  
118 grass      
151 green      
26 hair word info pole ᵐboa n   31  
1 hand e n   11  
184 he/she      
24 head ᵐboa n   9  
142 heavy      
61 house moa   1  
194 how? word info      
57 husband aron   2, 31  
182 I      
193 if      
174 in, inside      
16 intestines ʰmoejana n   95  
126 lake      
114 leaf ⁿdaot̪   1  
2 left maʝa rika maon   1, 59  
4 leg/foot ʰka n   1  
135 lightning waⁿdeva   96  
17 liver kiʝe n   1  
155 long word info      
108 louse word info      
54 man/male ac   14  
103 meat/flesh      
129 moon moalok   52, 71  
109 mosquito avu   1  
59 mother caʝo   89  
30 mouth nuã n   36  
63 name      
158 narrow      
179 near      
25 neck no n   18  
68 needle ⁿdua ᵐboak   44  
163 new      
167 night ᵐboan   1  
205 Nine word info poanem nua palavac      
195 no, not ’ai   10  
27 nose ʰmʷaⁿde n   14  
162 old word info      
197 One word info poalaic   14  
209 One Hundred word info ’aʝanem      
210 One Thousand word info      
190 other      
160 painful, sick ’aᵐbe      
160 painful, sick mac   1  
53 person/human being aju liet̪   96  
133 rain ora   1  
102 rat ciᵐbʷi   3  
149 red      
3 right maʝa ᵐbaʝun   27  
6 road/path ⁿdan   1  
115 root wa:t̪   2  
65 rope jan   25?  
112 rotten word info      
125 salt      
121 sand o:n   1  
124 sea ⁿdalac   1  
203 Seven word info poanem nua poaⁿdu      
81 sharp      
154 short word info      
19 shoulder ᵐbuva n   37, 87  
161 shy, ashamed      
202 Six word info poanem nua poalaic      
12 skin      
128 sky nanⁿda   1  
152 small      
145 smoke word info puᵐbo na:p   88  
106 snake      
110 spider aʰp   95  
130 star piʝu   1  
79 stick/wood ’aⁿda ʝek   49, 47  
120 stone ᵐboac   1  
105 tail      
206 Ten word info nua poanem t̪ulik   51  
178 that      
62 thatch/roof uc   72  
187 they      
157 thick word info      
156 thin word info      
177 this      
183 thou      
199 Three word info pajen   1  
134 thunder ʰniʝu   43  
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      
172 to climb word info      
7 to come      
39 to cook word info      
196 to count      
34 to cry      
78 to cut, hack word info      
75 to die, be dead calin mac   1  
90 to dig      
50 to dream      
40 to drink      
37 to eat      
95 to fall word info      
22 to fear      
123 to flow      
101 to fly      
86 to grow word info      
44 to hear      
171 to hide word info      
72 to hit word info      
89 to hold word info      
69 to hunt word info      
74 to kill      
20 to know, be knowledgeable      
33 to laugh      
49 to lie down word info      
76 to live, be alive      
92 to open, uncover      
84 to plant      
93 to pound, beat word info      
64 to say      
77 to scratch word info      
46 to see      
67 to sew word info      
70 to shoot word info      
51 to sit      
48 to sleep      
29 to sniff, smell      
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      
87 to swell word info      
9 to swim      
21 to think      
94 to throw word info      
66 to tie up, fasten      
8 to turn word info      
35 to vomit      
5 to walk      
83 to work word info      
47 to yawn      
32 tongue kenava n   14, 7  
31 tooth pʷanuã n   21, 1  
207 Twenty word info poanem ’aʝai e      
198 Two word info poaⁿdu   1  
138 warm word info      
122 water word info we   2  
185 we word info      
141 wet      
188 what? word info      
170 when? word info      
181 where? word info      
148 white      
189 who? word info      
159 wide      
58 wife ʝawan   102, 5  
136 wind wiu   93, 18?  
100 wing      
55 woman/female t̪’ama   119  
127 woods/forest      
107 worm (earthworm) ᵐbe   11  
169 year      
150 yellow      
186 you      

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