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

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