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

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