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

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