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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      
152 small -riki Small (Clk) 66  
183 thou a/koe Second person singular free-form pronoun 1  
183 thou a/koe Second person singular free-form pronoun 1  
170 when? word info aafea When? (future) (Clk) 5  
188 what? word info afa What? 1  
143 fire afi Fire 1  
168 day ao Daylight 1, 54  
6 road/path ara Path, road (Clk) 1  
32 tongue arero Tongue (Clk) 15  
176 below aro Below, beneath [<] 8 L
17 liver ate Liver 1  
182 I av/au/ I, me (Clk) 1, 21  
136 wind aŋi Wind 1  
87 to swell word info f/fura Swell up 7  
200 Four word info faa Four 1, 66  
55 woman/female faa/fine/ Women 1, 106  
55 woman/female faafine Women 1, 106  
61 house fare House 14  
78 to cut, hack word info fasi/a To split 13  
120 stone fatu Stone 1  
66 to tie up, fasten fau/sia Lash 11, 16  
181 where? word info fea Where? 3, 35  
55 woman/female fine Woman 1, 41  
85 to choose firi/a Select, choose 1  
203 Seven word info fitu Seven.(Source: Pollex) 1  
163 new foou New 1  
117 fruit fua Fruit, roe, testicle, kidney (Clk) 1  
206 Ten word info gafuru Ten.(Source: Pollex) 5  
173 at i At 1  
184 he/she ia Third person singular personal pronoun 1  
63 name igoa Name 6  
111 fish ika Fish (General term that includes whales and porpoises but not turtles, eels or octopus (Clk) 1  
15 bone ivi Bone 52, 5  
37 to eat kai Eat, food 1, 44  
73 to steal kaiaa Steal 7  
172 to climb word info kake Climb 32  
110 spider kalaalaa Spider [<] 1? L
77 to scratch word info karu/karu Scratch B. [<] 9 L
33 to laugh kata Laugh 7  
41 to bite kati/a To bite 1, 55  
191 all katoa All 13  
9 to swim kau Swim (in a direction) 5  
152 small kela/kela Small (Ebt) 13  
119 earth/soil kere(kere) Earth, ground, soil 10  
183 thou ki Second person singular preposed pronoun (Clk) 5  
183 thou ki Second person singular preposed pronoun (Clk) 5  
102 rat kimoa Pollex 06: Kimoa. :Rat. 14  
42 to suck koom/ia Suck on something in the mouth (Clk) 50  
186 you kooteu Second person plural cardinal pronoun (Clk) 16  
78 to cut, hack word info kooti/a Cut open cooked food 9  
96 dog korii Dog 7  
189 who? word info ku/ai Who? 1  
108 louse word info kutu Louse 1  
152 small le/leka Small (Fla) (Cpl) 13  
119 earth/soil lepa Mud (Clk) [<] 11 L?
185 we word info ma We, dual exclusive (Clk) 2  
192 and ma And 2  
21 to think maanatu Think, remember 9  
160 painful, sick maasaki Sick 1  
157 thick word info maatoru Thick (of board etc.) (Clk) 3  
140 dry word info maatuu Pollex 06: Maatuu. :Dry (Clk). 66  
65 rope maea Rope (European type) 10  
113 branch word info maga Pollex 06: Maga. :Branch. 2, 35  
81 sharp maji/kai/ Sharp (Clk) 14, 16, 67  
139 cold word info makariri Cold (Clk) 1, 52  
156 thin word info manivinivi Thin [<] 1 L
97 bird manu Bird 1  
210 One Thousand word info manu Thousand.(Source: Pollex) 2  
164 good marie Good (Bgs) 16  
2 left masui Left (not right) (Clk) 1, 59, 74  
45 eye mata Eye, face 1  
136 wind matagi Wind 1, 66  
22 to fear mataku Afraid, frightened 1  
3 right matau Right (not left) 5, 13  
75 to die, be dead mate Die 1  
149 red mea Red 1  
50 to dream memiti Dream 36  
209 One Hundred word info mi/jikao/ Hundred *rima-tekau (Clk).(Source: Pollex) 2  
160 painful, sick mmae Be in pain, hurt 10  
142 heavy mmafa Heavy 46  
48 to sleep moe Sleep, lie down (Clk) 10  
49 to lie down word info moe Sleep, lie down (Clk) 6  
151 green moto Immature (of fruit), green, unripe (Bgs) 1, 10  
124 sea muana Ocean 10  
171 to hide word info mumuni Hide an object 1, 67  
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  
109 mosquito namu Mosquito Clk) 1  
207 Twenty word info ngofuru e'rua   6, 3  
31 tooth nifo Tooth 1  
51 to sit nofo Sit, stay, wait (Clk) 16  
58 wife nufine Old woman, wife (Clk) 5, 66  
202 Six word info ono   1  
72 to hit word info paaki/a Slap, hit with hammer, rock etc 6  
134 thunder pajjiri   14  
10 dirty paku   37  
147 black paku Pollex 06: Paku. :Black. 64  
194 how? word info peefea How? 11  
100 wing pekkau Wing (Clk) 1, 59  
25 neck pena/ua/ Neck 21, 18  
11 dust penu Pollex 06: Penu. :Dust, rubbish.    
167 night poo Night 1  
154 short word info poo/poto/ Short 9  
112 rotten word info popo Decayed, of wood (Clk) 14  
131 cloud word info pu/ao Cloud 12  
35 to vomit r/rua/ Vomit 8  
79 stick/wood raakau Tree, wood 1  
128 sky ragi Sky 1  
114 leaf rau Leaf 1  
26 hair word info rauru Hair, wig (Clk) 40  
146 ash refu Ashes 67  
101 to fly rere Fly 11  
1 hand rima Five; hand-arm 1  
201 Five word info rima Five, hand-arm.(Source: Pollex) 1  
44 to hear ro/rogo Hear 1  
198 Two word info rua Two 1  
175 above ruga Top, above (Clk) 9  
141 wet s/suu Wet 11  
165 bad, evil saa Bad 1  
72 to hit word info saa-ia Hit, beat, thrash 12  
5 to walk sale Walk in free-and -easy way, stroll, float, drift, put out to sea B. [<] 6 L
191 all sara All, every kind of ?B. (Clk) [<] 49 L
137 to blow word info sau Blow (of wind) 12  
78 to cut, hack word info sere/a To cut 16  
129 moon sina/marama Moon (Clk) 37, 7  
16 intestines sinae Guts [<] 1 L
205 Nine word info siva Nine (Clk)[>].(Source: Pollex) 5  
86 to grow word info somo Grow (of plant) (Clk) 7  
71 to stab, pierce suki/a Pierce, stab 1, 8  
105 tail suku Tail of animal or fish, but not bird (Ebt) 13  
18 breast susu Breast (Bgs) 1  
107 worm (earthworm) suulaji Worm 1, 8  
72 to hit word info ta/ia Hit, kill 8  
74 to kill ta/ia Hit, kill 8  
54 man/male taane Male 1, 11  
71 to stab, pierce taaro/a Spear, throw a spear or knife at something (Clk) 10  
34 to cry tagi Weep 1  
54 man/male tamaaroa Young man (Clk) x  
39 to cook word info tao/na To cook 10  
80 to split word info tapasi/a Break, split, separate (Clk) 4  
43 ear tariga Ear 1  
56 child tariki Pollex 06: Tariki. :Child (of man). 6, 63  
197 One word info tasi One 41  
179 near tata Be near 9  
169 year tau Year 1  
55 woman/female te Women 35  
148 white tea/tea White 8  
98 egg tolu   1  
166 correct, true too/tonu/ Straight, true, correct 8  
155 long word info tootoe Pollex 06: Tootoe. :Long (Clk). 73  
199 Three word info toru Three 1  
23 blood toto Blood 4  
185 we word info tu Pron. we (inclusive, plural i, subject ii) (Clk) 39  
67 to sew word info tui/a Sew, string (Clk) 13  
72 to hit word info tuki/a Strike, pound 8  
93 to pound, beat word info tuki/a Strike, pound 2  
86 to grow word info tupu Grow (of a person) 1  
52 to stand tuu Stand 2  
78 to cut, hack word info tuu/jia Cut 17  
162 old word info tuuai Old (of things); long ago 48  
144 to burn word info tuugia Put on the fire, burn; light (fire, lamp) 1, 7  
133 rain ua Rain 1  
24 head ulu Uru/ga 1  
40 to drink unu Drink (Clk) 1  
27 nose usu Nose 1  
204 Eight word info va'u Pollex 06: VA`U. :Eight (I). 3  
4 leg/foot vae Leg 1, 100  
99 feather vaero Pollex 06: Vaero. :Feather (Clk). 1?  
122 water word info vai Fresh water 2  
204 Eight word info varu Pollex 06: Varu. :Eight. 3  
16 intestines vava (Clk) 11  
135 lightning wira Lightning 2  
121 sand wora/one/ Sand (Clk) 1  

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