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Language: Nêlêmwa

Source/Author:  Isabelle Bril 
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Classification:  Austronesian:Malayo-Polynesian:Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian:Eastern Malayo-Polynesian:Oceanic:Central-Eastern Oceanic:Remote Oceanic:New Caledonian:Northern:Extreme Northern 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
1 hand shi- < *kuku "claw" 10  
2 left hmau-   1, 59  
3 right bwa mwaaguk   5  
4 leg/foot kua-   100  
5 to walk wâlem   46  
6 road/path daan   1  
6 road/path dââlâ-   1  
7 to come oo-me   1  
8 to turn word info bwage   92  
9 to swim yha   5?  
10 dirty geek   12  
11 dust pum   20  
12 skin cîî-   1  
13 back word info duaxa-t Is this 11 or 12? 82  
14 belly kic   1  
14 belly kiya-   1  
15 bone du   2  
16 intestines hauna- small 33  
16 intestines puuna- big,stomach 33?  
17 liver kaaxi-   1  
18 breast thii-   1  
19 shoulder buu-   37  
20 to know, be knowledgeable shêlâ   121  
21 to think nanami   28  
22 to fear haxexee   1  
23 blood da   1  
24 head bwa-   9  
25 neck noo-   18  
26 hair word info pôle-   31  
27 nose hmwadi-   14  
28 to breathe uvaup      
29 to sniff, smell tâlâ   116  
30 mouth joonua-   36  
30 mouth nua-   36  
31 tooth panua-   21, 1  
32 tongue kumaa-   14, 7  
33 to laugh ap      
34 to cry gi      
35 to vomit kôk   38?  
36 to spit fwaxe   16?  
37 to eat khuwo   54  
38 to chew word info shaaxi      
39 to cook word info faxi boil food    
40 to drink kûxû   6  
41 to bite ceego      
42 to suck tet   25  
43 ear kîîla-   1  
44 to hear tâlâ   80  
45 eye idaamaa   33, 1  
46 to see axe   1?  
47 to yawn hoalam   19, 30  
48 to sleep mago      
49 to lie down word info kâlâp   1  
50 to dream nivi- (noun) 1, 60  
51 to sit taabwa   42  
52 to stand kuut   2  
53 person/human being agu   96  
54 man/male ak   14  
55 woman/female thaamwa   119  
56 child âlô age    
56 child pwaxi- kinship term 97?  
57 husband aroo-   2, 31  
58 wife maawa-   56, 5  
59 mother axomoo-      
60 father kââma-   1  
61 house mwa   1  
62 thatch/roof bwaa-mwa   19  
63 name yaara-   1, 18  
64 to say khabwe   13, 103  
65 rope kha   25  
66 to tie up, fasten hmage      
67 to sew word info thaxa   1  
68 needle duu-bwak   44  
69 to hunt word info hân   53?  
70 to shoot word info pae   1?  
71 to stab, pierce tha      
72 to hit word info thi   10  
73 to steal kaage      
74 to kill pa-maaxa   2  
75 to die, be dead maak   1  
76 to live, be alive malep   1?  
77 to scratch word info hiru   44  
78 to cut, hack word info khibwaa      
79 stick/wood ciic   47  
80 to split word info khiidale      
81 sharp caak   60  
82 dull, blunt thaawaa      
83 to work word info shaya      
84 to plant thaxe   76  
85 to choose khami   7  
86 to grow word info waara      
87 to swell word info fuup   12?  
88 to squeeze word info ciuxa   37?  
89 to hold word info cimwi   1  
90 to dig yuura      
91 to buy iyu      
92 to open, uncover tami   37  
93 to pound, beat word info khi or 20? 20  
94 to throw word info khiiboxa      
95 to fall word info nuk   46  
96 dog tavia   45  
97 bird maalîc   1  
98 egg ogo      
99 feather pôn   1  
100 wing havayi-   1  
101 to fly fuk   45  
102 rat ciibwi   3  
103 meat/flesh perak   10?  
104 fat/grease mwalak   1?  
105 tail waoo-      
106 snake puri (sea-snake) 44  
107 worm (earthworm) be   11  
108 louse word info cixic   1?  
109 mosquito naabuc   1  
110 spider nooginy   94  
111 fish nok   9  
112 rotten word info top (fruit)    
112 rotten word info temwa (meat, fish)    
113 branch word info hada   1  
114 leaf duu-   1  
115 root waa-   2  
116 flower muuc   36  
117 fruit pwa-t   1  
118 grass thet      
119 earth/soil doo   1  
120 stone pânâât   1  
121 sand on   1  
122 water word info wi   2  
123 to flow tho   13  
124 sea wi-yaak   65  
125 salt shool     L
126 lake khaa (pond)    
127 woods/forest kak      
127 woods/forest pweyeu      
128 sky dan   1  
129 moon hmwalûk   21  
130 star piguk   1  
131 cloud word info dan (cloud) 3?  
131 cloud word info duuc (small cloud)    
132 fog fum      
132 fog karek   23  
133 rain kot   1  
134 thunder hnixuk   43  
135 lightning wadewa   96  
136 wind kuru   93  
137 to blow word info fha a)    
137 to blow word info uvi b) (with the mouth) 4  
138 warm word info hnu   11  
139 cold word info cabuk   12  
140 dry word info hare hare (in the sun)    
141 wet been   45  
142 heavy pwaaluk   10  
143 fire yaavic   1?  
144 to burn word info khîlî      
145 smoke word info pum   88  
146 ash daap   1  
147 black dadan   98  
148 white foro   3  
149 red ulo   13  
150 yellow kari   14  
151 green buk   47?  
151 green bubuk   47?  
152 small pwamwayu   26  
153 big hâk   7  
154 short word info khuxum      
155 long word info hmween   19?  
156 thin word info aava   62  
157 thick word info khugu   28  
158 narrow câc      
159 wide hâk-avat      
160 painful, sick khîlû   106?  
161 shy, ashamed hun   6  
162 old word info hulak   65  
163 new hââhuuk      
164 good sho   53  
165 bad, evil mwang   36  
166 correct, true kebuk   101  
167 night tan   31  
168 day taan   6  
169 year ka      
170 when? word info eneda   1  
171 to hide word info kuxâyoot      
172 to climb word info coxaada   22  
173 at shi   21?  
174 in, inside ni   15  
174 in, inside na-t (noun) 19  
175 above bwaat   2?  
176 below ni fera-t      
177 this      
178 that hoona   1?  
178 that hooli      
179 near jeuk   57  
180 far hween      
181 where? word info pa   3  
182 I na   1, 22?  
183 thou co   1  
183 thou yo   1  
184 he/she i   1  
185 we word info (dual incl.) 1  
185 we word info ma (dual excl.) 2  
185 we word info (pl. incl.)    
185 we word info va (pl.excl.)    
186 you mo mo (dual) x  
186 you wa wa (plur) 1  
187 they hli hli (dual) 1, 70  
187 they hla hla (plur.) 1, 70  
188 what? word info da   1  
189 who? word info ti   1?  
190 other ava-t      
191 all toven      
191 all roven      
192 and ma   2  
192 and me   2  
192 and ka   1  
192 and xa   1  
193 if o      
194 how? word info kaamwa   27?  
194 how? word info shuva   25  
195 no, not kio   45  
195 no, not kia   45?  
196 to count khomi   85  
197 One word info -giik   14  
197 One word info -xiik   14  
198 Two word info -du   1  
198 Two word info -lu   1  
198 Two word info -ru   1  
199 Three word info -gan   1  
199 Three word info -xan   1  
200 Four word info -baak   1, 65  
200 Four word info -vaak   1, 65  
201 Five word info      
202 Six word info      
203 Seven word info      
204 Eight word info      
205 Nine word info      
206 Ten word info      
207 Twenty word info      
208 Fifty word info      
209 One Hundred word info      
210 One Thousand word info      

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