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

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