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

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