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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:
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      
84 to plant cami   73  
60 father camoa n   1  
174 in, inside can   15  
20 to know, be knowledgeable ca’inan   116  
193 if celama   26, 3  
128 sky ceⁿdac   61  
200 Four word info favac   1, 65  
23 blood feⁿdala n   46  
196 to count fina   26  
147 black fiŋ   99  
148 white foavat̪   11  
6 road/path foaⁿdan   5, 1  
27 nose foaⁿdi n   14  
186 you gae   1  
185 we word info gaje      
185 we word info gaᵐbe      
183 thou go   1  
184 he/she gon   1  
124 sea jat̪i   1  
3 right ja’e juθin   24  
2 left ja’e ɣʷalaᵐben   32  
43 ear jena n   1  
14 belly jia n   1  
166 correct, true jikiju   99  
187 they ke   1, 69  
188 what? word info ko ⁿda   1  
198 Two word info lalo   1  
187 they le   1, 70  
192 and ma   2  
44 to hear macake   79  
143 fire mae   51  
49 to lie down word info majit̪   37  
48 to sleep mit̪io      
61 house moa   1  
55 woman/female moaⁿda n   119  
35 to vomit muja ke   1  
21 to think muɲima   28  
75 to die, be dead mɛᵐboan   1, 44  
201 Five word info nim   1, 15  
209 One Hundred word info nim xaᵐbulip      
205 Nine word info nim ᵐboa favac      
203 Seven word info nim ᵐboa t̪’alo      
204 Eight word info nim ᵐboa t̪’ien      
202 Six word info nim ᵐboa θaŋ      
182 I o   1  
130 star piu   1  
95 to fall word info poaɣʷe   130  
179 near popoeno   113  
129 moon poɛ   52  
62 thatch/roof t̪aginoa   20  
149 red t̪ana   2?  
72 to hit word info t̪at̪ea   10?  
92 to open, uncover t̪aven   37  
101 to fly t̪ẽn   90  
95 to fall word info t̪ipoa   130  
141 wet t̪it̪i   111  
78 to cut, hack word info t̪’agavi   134  
93 to pound, beat word info t̪’ake   20  
55 woman/female t̪’amo   119  
85 to choose t̪’amui   7  
40 to drink t̪’avo   68  
8 to turn word info t̪’aɣʷat̪oke   93  
157 thick word info t̪’a’o   70  
1 hand t̪’i n   10  
18 breast t̪’i n   1  
199 Three word info t̪’ien   1  
31 tooth vaciɲua n   6, 1  
120 stone vai   1  
206 Ten word info vajilu   12  
140 dry word info vaᵐboat̪   52  
64 to say vi   13, 103  
5 to walk voa fano   2  
26 hair word info vu ᵐboa n   31  
151 green vun   19?  
115 root wa:ʰnan   2  
122 water word info we   2  
150 yellow weʰnaŋ   92  
32 tongue wu ʰpa n   47  
133 rain wut̪a   1  
40 to drink wuⁿdu   6  
96 dog xakan   43  
46 to see xalake   125  
156 thin word info xaleⁿdep   63  
168 day xat̪   51  
97 bird xat̪e   53  
57 husband xat̪on   2, 31  
54 man/male xau   22  
54 man/male xau nea   22  
162 old word info xaumu   64  
78 to cut, hack word info xaʰneɲuan   137  
53 person/human being xaᵐbulip ea   93, 95  
109 mosquito xa’ep   26  
164 good xe’a   136  
17 liver xi: n   1  
65 rope xo:t̪   31  
46 to see xoʰme   127  
4 leg/foot xʰa n   1  
165 bad, evil xʰa:   1, 99  
135 lightning xʰalat̪   2  
117 fruit xʰapoe   1  
50 to dream xʰaɲuan      
139 cold word info xʰim   128  
138 warm word info xʰim’aŋ   11  
153 big xʰopoen   14  
102 rat xʰot̪ap   5  
16 intestines xʰoʰn a n   91  
37 to eat xʰuixaman   1, 55  
45 eye xʰupia n   35, 31  
29 to sniff, smell ðaᵐbi   117  
134 thunder ɣʷala   2  
152 small ɣʷat̪in      
110 spider ɲak   94  
59 mother ɲan   1, 83  
181 where? word info ɲave   3  
136 wind ɲavu   92  
13 back word info ɲaⁿdu n   82  
170 when? word info ɲet̪   78  
25 neck ɲo n   18  
111 fish ɲu   9  
30 mouth ɲua n   36  
121 sand ʰmean   31  
79 stick/wood ʰmoauvan ðek   48, 50, 47  
145 smoke word info ʰmu   2, 76  
11 dust ʰmuⁿdop   105, 65  
131 cloud word info θat̪’e   85  
197 One word info θaŋ   4  
207 Twenty word info θaŋ xaᵐbulip      
113 branch word info θi n   58  
160 painful, sick θinu   106?  
9 to swim θom   97  
107 worm (earthworm) ᵐbet̪   11  
24 head ᵐboa n   9  
19 shoulder ᵐboauket̪’i n   65  
163 new ᵐboaxa ʰnaŋ   53  
167 night ᵐboen   1  
195 no, not ’ai   10  
7 to come ’ame   1  
180 far ’o:t̪   97  
58 wife ’t̪apo n   5, 105  
146 ash ⁿdap   1  
42 to suck ⁿdit̪   25  
114 leaf ⁿdo   1  
68 needle ⁿdo ᵐboa   44  
119 earth/soil ⁿdop   11  

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