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Language: ’Avekɛ

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.
 
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Classification:  Austronesian:Malayo-Polynesian:Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian:Eastern Malayo-Polynesian:Oceanic:Central-Eastern Oceanic:Remote Oceanic:New Caledonian:Northern 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
1 hand t̪’i n   10  
2 left ja’e ɣʷalaᵐben   32  
3 right ja’e juθin   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’aɣʷat̪oke   93  
9 to swim θom   97  
10 dirty      
11 dust ʰmuⁿdop   105, 65  
12 skin      
13 back word info ɲaⁿdu n   82  
14 belly jia n   1  
15 bone      
16 intestines xʰoʰn a n   91  
17 liver xi: n   1  
18 breast t̪’i n   1  
19 shoulder ᵐboauket̪’i n   65  
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 vu ᵐboa n   31  
27 nose foaⁿdi n   14  
28 to breathe      
29 to sniff, smell ðaᵐbi   117  
30 mouth ɲua n   36  
31 tooth vaciɲua n   6, 1  
32 tongue wu 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 xʰupia n   35, 31  
46 to see xoʰme   127  
46 to see xalake   125  
47 to yawn      
48 to sleep mit̪io      
49 to lie down word info majit̪   37  
50 to dream xʰaɲuan      
51 to sit      
52 to stand      
53 person/human being xaᵐbulip ea   93, 95  
54 man/male xau   22  
54 man/male xau nea   22  
55 woman/female t̪’amo   119  
55 woman/female moaⁿda n   119  
56 child      
57 husband xat̪on   2, 31  
58 wife ’t̪apo n   5, 105  
59 mother ɲan   1, 83  
60 father camoa n   1  
61 house moa   1  
62 thatch/roof t̪aginoa   20  
63 name      
64 to say vi   13, 103  
65 rope xo: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 t̪at̪ea   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 xaʰneɲuan   137  
79 stick/wood ʰmoauvan ðek   48, 50  
80 to split word info      
81 sharp      
82 dull, blunt      
83 to work word info      
84 to plant cami   73  
85 to choose t̪’amui   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   37  
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   131  
96 dog xakan   43  
97 bird xat̪e   53  
98 egg      
99 feather      
100 wing      
101 to fly t̪ẽn   90  
102 rat xʰot̪ap   5  
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 ɲu   9  
112 rotten word info      
113 branch word info θi n   58  
114 leaf ⁿdo   1  
115 root wa:ʰnan   2  
116 flower      
117 fruit xʰapoe   1  
118 grass      
119 earth/soil ⁿdop   11  
120 stone vai   1  
121 sand ʰmean   31  
122 water word info we   2  
123 to flow      
124 sea jat̪i   1  
125 salt      
126 lake      
127 woods/forest      
128 sky ceⁿdac   61  
129 moon poɛ   52  
130 star piu   1  
131 cloud word info θat̪’e   85  
132 fog      
133 rain wut̪a   1  
134 thunder ɣʷala   2  
135 lightning xʰalat̪   2  
136 wind ɲavu   92  
137 to blow word info      
138 warm word info xʰim’aŋ   11  
139 cold word info xʰim   128  
140 dry word info vaᵐboat̪   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 weʰnaŋ   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’a’o   70  
158 narrow      
159 wide      
160 painful, sick θinu   106?  
161 shy, ashamed      
162 old word info xaumu   64  
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   78  
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 popoeno   113  
180 far ’o:t̪   97  
181 where? word info ɲave   3  
182 I o   1  
183 thou go   1  
184 he/she gon   1  
185 we word info gaje      
185 we word info gaᵐbe      
186 you gae   1  
187 they le   1, 70  
187 they ke   1, 69  
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 fina   26  
197 One word info θaŋ   4  
198 Two word info lalo   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 θaŋ      
203 Seven word info nim ᵐboa t̪’alo      
204 Eight word info nim ᵐboa t̪’ien      
205 Nine word info nim ᵐboa favac      
206 Ten word info vajilu   12  
207 Twenty word info θaŋ xaᵐbulip      
208 Fifty word info      
209 One Hundred word info nim xaᵐbulip      
210 One Thousand word info      

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