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Language: ⁿDe’u

Source/Author:  Leenhardt (1946) 
Notes:  Leenhardt, Maurice. 1946. Langues et dialectes de l'Austro-Mèlanèsie 
Problems:  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:Loyalty Islands 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
1 hand ime   1  
1 hand iwanakoim   1  
2 left mi   1, 59  
3 right maca   5, 13  
4 leg/foot waca   13  
4 leg/foot iwaca   13  
5 to walk t̪o      
6 road/path goðⁿdeɲ   1  
7 to come t̪aɣʷa      
8 to turn word info uðëneðë ɣʷëmeken ’ut̪on   91?  
9 to swim   30  
10 dirty      
11 dust xaxau   78  
12 skin      
13 back word info ðu   82  
14 belly ʰni      
15 bone      
16 intestines ixele   92  
17 liver iⁿd͡ʒe   1  
18 breast θi   1  
19 shoulder ʰnaiape      
20 to know, be knowledgeable at̪e      
20 to know, be knowledgeable ʰmekun      
21 to think ɣʷouen      
22 to fear      
23 blood maⁿd͡ʒa   1  
24 head ’e i aŋeic      
25 neck ɲinawa   18  
26 hair word info i’ nai’e      
27 nose ʰnafiði i aŋeic      
28 to breathe      
29 to sniff, smell ʰŋøleʰŋølën      
30 mouth ɣʷe   1  
31 tooth ɲø   1  
32 tongue θineme   7  
33 to laugh      
34 to cry      
35 to vomit ʰmit̪a   1  
36 to spit      
37 to eat xen   1  
38 to chew word info      
39 to cook word info      
40 to drink   69  
40 to drink ’uce   6?  
41 to bite      
42 to suck t̪imet̪imën      
43 ear ʰnaŋeɲë   1?  
44 to hear t̪eɣʷen      
45 eye alamek   1  
46 to see goëen   123  
47 to yawn      
48 to sleep      
49 to lie down word info mekøl   37  
50 to dream puð   75  
51 to sit      
52 to stand      
53 person/human being at̪e i aŋeic   4  
54 man/male t̪aʰmaɲ   1, 14  
54 man/male at̪e i ɲiⁿdo      
54 man/male ðoxa iuɲiⁿdo      
55 woman/female føe      
55 woman/female fø i ɲiⁿdo      
56 child nekø i aŋeic   5  
57 husband fø i ɲiⁿdo      
58 wife fø i niⁿdë      
59 mother θine i aŋeic   1  
60 father keme i aŋeic   1  
61 house uma   1  
62 thatch/roof nalima      
63 name      
64 to say ɣʷoða      
65 rope eu   25  
66 to tie up, fasten      
67 to sew word info      
68 needle nilan   L  
68 needle ðem (L)      
69 to hunt word info      
70 to shoot word info      
71 to stab, pierce      
72 to hit word info aca ʰna   8?  
73 to steal      
74 to kill      
75 to die, be dead menumenu      
76 to live, be alive      
77 to scratch word info      
78 to cut, hack word info θupa   135?  
79 stick/wood wanamamik      
80 to split word info      
81 sharp      
82 dull, blunt      
83 to work word info      
84 to plant tan   2  
85 to choose      
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 fe      
93 to pound, beat word info ʰna      
94 to throw word info      
95 to fall word info kei   132  
96 dog vailai   7  
96 dog kuli [ᵐb]   L  
97 bird waco      
98 egg      
99 feather      
100 wing      
101 to fly sʰesʰë   93  
102 rat aði      
103 meat/flesh      
104 fat/grease      
105 tail      
106 snake un   43  
107 worm (earthworm) piagot̪   1  
108 louse word info      
109 mosquito t̪esit̪      
110 spider iaðuðu      
111 fish i   1  
112 rotten word info      
113 branch word info picine i aŋeic      
114 leaf ⁿd͡ʒøn i. a   1  
115 root it̪e wan   2  
116 flower      
117 fruit wene   1  
118 grass      
119 earth/soil ⁿdo   1  
120 stone et̪ë   1  
121 sand ŋøni   1  
122 water word info t̪im   8  
123 to flow      
124 sea ʰnageðë      
125 salt      
126 lake      
127 woods/forest      
128 sky ʰneŋøⁿd͡ʒai      
129 moon t̪eu      
130 star wët̪esið      
131 cloud word info iaw   12  
132 fog      
133 rain mani      
134 thunder ’eⁿdeŋ      
135 lightning samek   15?  
136 wind   1  
137 to blow word info      
138 warm word info iⁿdeuθ      
139 cold word info nanazið      
140 dry word info weliwel   11  
141 wet maɲik   115  
142 heavy      
143 fire   1  
144 to burn word info      
145 smoke word info so ne eë   2  
146 ash ʰnat̪esið      
147 black wet̪ewet̪   90  
148 white wië   22  
149 red maⁿd͡ʒa   1?  
150 yellow ɣʷeⁿd   94  
151 green ’at̪      
152 small kaco      
153 big katu      
154 short word info      
155 long word info      
156 thin word info kaʰmelele   22  
157 thick word info ka ʰmekøn   3  
158 narrow      
159 wide      
160 painful, sick wezipo      
160 painful, sick mec   1  
161 shy, ashamed      
162 old word info nekø      
163 new ɲipixe      
164 good loi   18  
165 bad, evil ŋazo      
166 correct, true ɲipici      
167 night ðiⁿd   11  
168 day ⁿd͡ʒai   6  
169 year      
170 when? word info eu      
171 to hide word info      
172 to climb word info      
173 at      
174 in, inside ŋøn   15?  
175 above      
176 below      
177 this      
178 that      
179 near easʰeɲ   56  
180 far naɲ      
181 where? word info   88  
182 I ni   1, 22  
182 I ŋe   1  
183 thou      
184 he/she      
185 we word info      
186 you      
187 they      
188 what? word info nemen      
189 who? word info      
190 other      
191 all      
192 and ŋe   2  
192 and me   2  
193 if moine   3, 12  
194 how? word info      
195 no, not o’ea   45  
196 to count e      
196 to count numera   L  
197 One word info cas   1  
198 Two word info luet̪e   1  
199 Three word info kenit̪   1  
200 Four word info eket̪e   1  
201 Five word info t̪ipi   1?  
202 Six word info caŋemen      
203 Seven word info lue ŋemen      
204 Eight word info keni ŋemen      
205 Nine word info ekan ŋemen      
206 Ten word info luepi      
207 Twenty word info ’ano      
208 Fifty word info      
209 One Hundred word info tipi lao at̪      
210 One Thousand word info      

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