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Language: Mekeo

Source/Author:  Andrew Kavana 
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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:Western Oceanic:Papuan Tip:Peripheral:Central Papuan:West Central Papuan:Nuclear 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
1 hand ima   1  
2 left lafani   88  
3 right kai   14  
4 leg/foot ife      
5 to walk pea      
6 road/path keaga   74  
7 to come mai   1  
8 to turn word info me'e      
9 to swim gau      
10 dirty ofu   21  
11 dust ae|apu   1  
12 skin faga      
13 back word info ofa      
14 belly gua   22  
15 bone unia   40  
16 intestines inae   1  
17 liver 'a'e   1  
18 breast olaga      
19 shoulder fago   17  
20 to know, be knowledgeable logo   19  
21 to think opola      
22 to fear mani'i      
23 blood ifa      
24 head kania      
25 neck aiso   1, 31  
26 hair word info fufu   13, 55  
27 nose kua   1  
28 to breathe guga      
29 to sniff, smell foga logo foga (smell) logo (know) 42  
30 mouth ake   15  
31 tooth nie   24  
32 tongue mala   7  
33 to laugh 'a'a   68  
34 to cry 'apepe   64  
35 to vomit 'uga   7  
36 to spit 'upe   19, 88  
37 to eat 'aniani   1  
38 to chew word info ufa      
39 to cook word info gaku   3  
40 to drink inu   1  
41 to bite kafina      
42 to suck guga irregular *u > a 25  
43 ear aina   1  
44 to hear aina logo aina (ear) logo (know) 1, 36  
45 eye ma   1  
46 to see isa East Mekeo, add in database 1  
47 to yawn aufa'a   19  
48 to sleep feu      
49 to lie down word info kakipo   103  
50 to dream nipi   1, 60  
51 to sit agu   159  
52 to stand apa   42  
53 person/human being papiau   1, 68  
54 man/male maguae   1  
55 woman/female papie   1, 120  
56 child imoi   95  
57 husband akafa   2  
58 wife akafa   1  
59 mother ina   1  
60 father ama   1  
61 house 'e'a   75  
62 thatch/roof 'upi 'ofaofa   69  
63 name aka   1, 18  
64 to say ifa   13  
65 rope apa'u   87  
66 to tie up, fasten gope      
67 to sew word info kai|na   2  
68 needle nila     L
69 to hunt word info kapukapu   89  
70 to shoot word info mo ipitina   22  
71 to stab, pierce fauga to plant, embed (e.g. a knife)    
71 to stab, pierce o-ga main transitive verb meaning 'pierce' (as with a spear).    
72 to hit word info auga   38  
73 to steal painao   1, 32  
74 to kill au pugua   18  
75 to die, be dead mae   1  
76 to live, be alive agu      
77 to scratch word info 'a'i'ina   58  
78 to cut, hack word info opia      
79 stick/wood au   1  
80 to split word info fafa   1  
81 sharp ako      
82 dull, blunt efugu   1, 33  
83 to work word info pinauga   19, 31  
84 to plant fauga   17  
85 to choose kinaga   13  
86 to grow word info fauga   8?  
87 to swell word info ufu   12  
88 to squeeze word info fioka      
89 to hold word info afia   23  
90 to dig apia   59  
91 to buy afa   66  
92 to open, uncover pagalaisa      
93 to pound, beat word info auga   65  
94 to throw word info piuga      
95 to fall word info ufalai      
96 dog amu'e   102  
97 bird inei      
98 egg aoi   1  
99 feather pui   1  
100 wing pani   2  
101 to fly gopo   1  
102 rat inema      
103 meat/flesh tsitsi   1  
103 meat/flesh 'a'o      
104 fat/grease 'o'o   22  
105 tail iu   1  
106 snake kapa      
107 worm (earthworm) 'ima'ima   48  
108 louse word info 'u   1  
109 mosquito eisei   16  
110 spider      
111 fish ma'a   11  
112 rotten word info foka   9, 74  
113 branch word info aga   1, 34  
114 leaf au gagau au (tree) gagau (leaf)    
115 root gagamu   3  
116 flower kaikai   19  
117 fruit au pua   1  
118 grass afa   35  
119 earth/soil agoa   94  
120 stone kepo   14  
121 sand figu   68  
122 water word info fei   2  
123 to flow kipo   81  
124 sea 'a'u   19  
125 salt kikimalu   14  
125 salt 'i'ifo      
126 lake ofuga   15  
127 woods/forest aufa'i      
128 sky 'ufa   17  
129 moon gafa      
130 star mi'imi'i   87  
131 cloud word info 'apuapu      
132 fog ama   31  
133 rain imu ufa (sky) eauga (hitting) 12  
134 thunder ufa eauga   98, 27  
135 lightning kimage      
136 wind ameku south-east wind - a cool, pleasant wind    
136 wind lanina north-west wind 1  
137 to blow word info pua   17  
138 warm word info isapu   21  
139 cold word info keke'a      
140 dry word info fuga   102  
141 wet fei   25  
142 heavy meau   48  
143 fire lo   1  
144 to burn word info aga   17  
145 smoke word info aku   2  
146 ash agafa      
147 black umu   18  
148 white kelo      
149 red pito   37  
150 yellow laofa   87  
151 green ageage   84  
152 small 'e'ele      
153 big apao   10  
154 short word info fo'oa      
155 long word info maefa   67  
156 thin word info manipi   1  
157 thick word info afua   69  
158 narrow epo 'e'ele      
159 wide falapa   48  
160 painful, sick kiekie      
161 shy, ashamed mea|gai   1  
162 old word info apao      
163 new mama   19  
164 good felo      
165 bad, evil apala   113  
166 correct, true ko'a < *sota 50  
167 night gapi   21  
168 day kina   11  
169 year inipo   59  
170 when? word info gaika   1  
171 to hide word info oge-vake derived verb form, transitive only, meaning literally 'put' + 'hide, be hidden' 57  
171 to hide word info au-vake hide (transitive) 57  
171 to hide word info oge-vake hide (transitive) 57  
172 to climb word info 'agau      
173 at      
174 in, inside alo   1  
175 above a'oni   1  
176 below papa   1  
177 this i'ina   67  
178 that ega'ina   1  
179 near egai      
180 far akai   1  
181 where? word info kapai   3  
182 I lau   1, 21  
183 thou isa      
184 he/she isa   1  
184 he/she isa   1  
185 we word info 'i'a   1  
185 we word info lai   8  
186 you oi   19  
187 they isa irregular *r > s 1  
188 what? word info kapa|ina   1  
189 who? word info kai   1  
189 who? word info kaisau   1  
190 other isa'i      
191 all ma'oai      
192 and ke   63  
193 if aisama   3  
194 how? word info alakoa      
195 no, not la'i   1  
196 to count pauga      
197 One word info agao   14, 79  
198 Two word info gua   1  
199 Three word info oiso   1  
200 Four word info pani   1, 69  
201 Five word info ima   1  
202 Six word info imagea      
203 Seven word info imagea gua      
204 Eight word info imagea oiso      
205 Nine word info imagea pani      
206 Ten word info ou'a'ga   46  
207 Twenty word info      
208 Fifty word info      
209 One Hundred word info      
210 One Thousand word info      

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