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Language: Ifira-Mele (Mele-Fila)

Source/Author:  POLLEX 2000 (Bruce Biggs & Ross Clark) 
Notes:  AKA Mele-Fila in Pollex 
Data Entry:  Typed By: Simon Greenhill  Checked By: Simon Greenhill 
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Classification:  Austronesian:Malayo-Polynesian:Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian:Eastern Malayo-Polynesian:Oceanic:Central-Eastern Oceanic:Remote Oceanic:Central Pacific:East Fijian-Polynesian:Polynesian:Nuclear:Samoic-Outlier:Futunic 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
1 hand rima Five; hand-arm 1  
2 left masui Left (not right) (Clk) 1, 74  
3 right matau Right (not left) 5, 13  
4 leg/foot vae Leg 1, 100  
5 to walk sale Walk in free-and -easy way, stroll, float, drift, put out to sea B. [<] 6 L
6 road/path ara Path, road (Clk) 1  
7 to come      
8 to turn word info      
9 to swim kau Swim (in a direction) 5  
10 dirty paku   37  
11 dust penu Pollex 06: Penu. :Dust, rubbish. X  
12 skin      
13 back word info      
14 belly      
15 bone ivi Bone 52, 5  
16 intestines sinae Guts [<] 1 L
16 intestines vava (Clk) 11  
17 liver ate Liver 1  
18 breast susu Breast (Bgs) 1  
19 shoulder      
20 to know, be knowledgeable      
21 to think maanatu Think, remember 9  
22 to fear mataku Afraid, frightened 1  
23 blood toto Blood 4  
24 head ulu Uru/ga 1  
25 neck pena/ua/ Neck 21, 18  
26 hair word info rauru Hair, wig (Clk) 40  
27 nose usu Nose 1  
28 to breathe      
29 to sniff, smell      
30 mouth      
31 tooth nifo Tooth 1  
32 tongue arero Tongue (Clk) 15  
33 to laugh kata Laugh 7  
34 to cry tagi Weep 1  
35 to vomit r/rua/ Vomit 8  
36 to spit      
37 to eat kai Eat, food 1, 44  
38 to chew word info      
39 to cook word info tao/na To cook 10  
40 to drink unu Drink (Clk) 1  
41 to bite kati/a To bite 1, 55  
42 to suck koom/ia Suck on something in the mouth (Clk) 50  
43 ear tariga Ear 1  
44 to hear ro/rogo Hear 1  
45 eye mata Eye, face 1  
46 to see      
47 to yawn      
48 to sleep moe Sleep, lie down (Clk) 10  
49 to lie down word info moe Sleep, lie down (Clk) 6  
50 to dream memiti Dream 36  
51 to sit nofo Sit, stay, wait (Clk) 16  
52 to stand tuu Stand 2  
53 person/human being      
54 man/male tamaaroa Young man (Clk) x  
54 man/male taane Male 1, 11  
55 woman/female faafine Women 1, 106  
55 woman/female fine Woman 1, 41  
55 woman/female te Women 35  
55 woman/female faa/fine/ Women 1, 106  
56 child tariki Pollex 06: Tariki. :Child (of man). 6, 63  
57 husband      
58 wife nufine Old woman, wife (Clk) 5, 66  
59 mother      
60 father      
61 house fare House 14  
62 thatch/roof      
63 name igoa Name 6  
64 to say      
65 rope maea Rope (European type) 10  
66 to tie up, fasten fau/sia Lash 11  
67 to sew word info tui/a Sew, string (Clk) 13  
68 needle      
69 to hunt word info      
70 to shoot word info      
71 to stab, pierce suki/a Pierce, stab 1, 8  
71 to stab, pierce taaro/a Spear, throw a spear or knife at something (Clk) 10  
72 to hit word info paaki/a Slap, hit with hammer, rock etc 6  
72 to hit word info saa-ia Hit, beat, thrash 12  
72 to hit word info ta/ia Hit, kill 8  
72 to hit word info tuki/a Strike, pound 8  
73 to steal kaiaa Steal 7  
74 to kill ta/ia Hit, kill 8  
75 to die, be dead mate Die 1  
76 to live, be alive      
77 to scratch word info karu/karu Scratch B. [<] 9 L
78 to cut, hack word info fasi/a To split 13  
78 to cut, hack word info kooti/a Cut open cooked food 9  
78 to cut, hack word info sere/a To cut 16  
78 to cut, hack word info tuu/jia Cut 17  
79 stick/wood raakau Tree, wood 1  
80 to split word info tapasi/a Break, split, separate (Clk) 4  
81 sharp maji/kai/ Sharp (Clk) 14, 16, 67  
82 dull, blunt      
83 to work word info      
84 to plant      
85 to choose firi/a Select, choose 1  
86 to grow word info somo Grow (of plant) (Clk) 7  
86 to grow word info tupu Grow (of a person) 1  
87 to swell word info f/fura Swell up 7  
88 to squeeze word info      
89 to hold word info      
90 to dig      
91 to buy      
92 to open, uncover      
93 to pound, beat word info tuki/a Strike, pound 20, 2  
94 to throw word info      
95 to fall word info      
96 dog korii Dog 7  
97 bird manu Bird 1  
98 egg tolu   1  
99 feather vaero Pollex 06: Vaero. :Feather (Clk). 1?  
100 wing pekkau Wing (Clk) 1, 59  
101 to fly rere Fly 11  
102 rat kimoa Pollex 06: Kimoa. :Rat. 14  
103 meat/flesh      
104 fat/grease      
105 tail suku Tail of animal or fish, but not bird (Ebt) 13  
106 snake      
107 worm (earthworm) suulaji Worm 1, 8  
108 louse word info kutu Louse 1  
109 mosquito namu Mosquito Clk) 1  
110 spider kalaalaa Spider [<] 1? L
111 fish ika Fish (General term that includes whales and porpoises but not turtles, eels or octopus (Clk) 1  
112 rotten word info popo Decayed, of wood (Clk) 14  
113 branch word info maga Pollex 06: Maga. :Branch. 2, 35  
114 leaf rau Leaf 1  
115 root      
116 flower      
117 fruit fua Fruit, roe, testicle, kidney (Clk) 1  
118 grass      
119 earth/soil kere(kere) Earth, ground, soil 10  
119 earth/soil lepa Mud (Clk) [<]   L?
120 stone fatu Stone 1  
121 sand wora/one/ Sand (Clk) 1  
122 water word info vai Fresh water 2  
123 to flow      
124 sea muana Ocean 10  
125 salt      
126 lake      
127 woods/forest      
128 sky ragi Sky 1  
129 moon sina/marama Moon (Clk) 37, 7  
130 star      
131 cloud word info pu/ao Cloud 12  
132 fog      
133 rain ua Rain 1  
134 thunder pajjiri   14  
135 lightning wira Lightning 2  
136 wind matagi Wind 1, 66  
136 wind aŋi Wind 1  
137 to blow word info sau Blow (of wind) 12  
138 warm word info      
139 cold word info makariri Cold (Clk) 1, 52  
140 dry word info maatuu Pollex 06: Maatuu. :Dry (Clk). 66  
141 wet s/suu Wet 11  
142 heavy mmafa Heavy 46  
143 fire afi Fire 1  
144 to burn word info tuugia Put on the fire, burn; light (fire, lamp) 1, 7  
145 smoke word info      
146 ash refu Ashes 67  
147 black paku Pollex 06: Paku. :Black. 64  
148 white tea/tea White 8  
149 red mea Red 1  
150 yellow      
151 green moto Immature (of fruit), green, unripe (Bgs) 1, 10  
152 small -riki Small (Clk) 66  
152 small le/leka Small (Fla) (Cpl) 13  
152 small kela/kela Small (Ebt) 13  
153 big      
154 short word info poo/poto/ Short 9  
155 long word info tootoe Pollex 06: Tootoe. :Long (Clk). 73  
156 thin word info manivinivi Thin [<] 1 L
157 thick word info maatoru Thick (of board etc.) (Clk) 3  
158 narrow      
159 wide      
160 painful, sick mmae Be in pain, hurt 10  
160 painful, sick maasaki Sick 1  
161 shy, ashamed      
162 old word info tuuai Old (of things); long ago 48  
163 new foou New 1  
164 good marie Good (Bgs) 16  
165 bad, evil saa Bad 1  
166 correct, true too/tonu/ Straight, true, correct 8  
167 night poo Night 1  
168 day ao Daylight 1, 54  
169 year tau Year 1  
170 when? word info aafea When? (future) (Clk) 5  
171 to hide word info mumuni Hide an object 1, 67  
172 to climb word info kake Climb 32  
173 at i At 1  
174 in, inside      
175 above ruga Top, above (Clk) 9  
176 below aro Below, beneath [<] 8 L
177 this naa Pollex 06: Naa. :This, that, near speaker or addressee (Clk). 1  
178 that naa Pollex 06: Naa. :This, that, near speaker or addressee (Clk). 1  
179 near tata Be near 9  
180 far      
181 where? word info fea Where? 3, 35  
182 I av/au/ I, me (Clk) 1, 21  
183 thou ki Second person singular preposed pronoun (Clk) 5  
183 thou a/koe Second person singular free-form pronoun 1  
183 thou ki Second person singular preposed pronoun (Clk) 5  
183 thou a/koe Second person singular free-form pronoun 1  
184 he/she ia Third person singular personal pronoun 1  
185 we word info ma We, dual exclusive (Clk) 2  
185 we word info tu Pron. we (inclusive, plural i, subject ii) (Clk) 39  
186 you kooteu Second person plural cardinal pronoun (Clk) 16  
187 they      
188 what? word info afa What? 1  
189 who? word info ku/ai Who? 1  
190 other      
191 all katoa All 13  
191 all sara All, every kind of ?B. (Clk) [<] 49 L
192 and ma And 2  
193 if      
194 how? word info peefea How? 11  
195 no, not      
196 to count      
197 One word info tasi One 14, 48  
198 Two word info rua Two 1  
199 Three word info toru Three 1  
200 Four word info faa Four 1, 66  
201 Five word info rima Five, hand-arm.(Source: Pollex) 1  
202 Six word info ono   1  
203 Seven word info fitu Seven.(Source: Pollex) 1  
204 Eight word info varu Pollex 06: Varu. :Eight. 3  
204 Eight word info va'u Pollex 06: VA`U. :Eight (I). 3  
205 Nine word info siva Nine (Clk)[>].(Source: Pollex) 5  
206 Ten word info gafuru Ten.(Source: Pollex) 5  
207 Twenty word info ngofuru e'rua   6, 3  
208 Fifty word info      
209 One Hundred word info mi/jikao/ Hundred *rima-tekau (Clk).(Source: Pollex) 2  
210 One Thousand word info manu Thousand.(Source: Pollex) 2  

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