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Language: Mengen

Source/Author:  Dan Rath 
Notes:  East New Britain 
Data Entry:  Typed By: Peng Du  Checked By: Simon Greenhill 
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Classification:  Austronesian:Malayo-Polynesian:Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian:Eastern Malayo-Polynesian:Oceanic:Western Oceanic:North New Guinea:Ngero-Vitiaz:Vitiaz:Mengen 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
1 hand ka'mana   13  
2 left kamanae'soali      
3 right kamanae'pe      
3 right kamanepe      
4 leg/foot 'kaena cf 49 1  
4 leg/foot kæna cf 49 1  
5 to walk   67  
6 road/path pa'mau      
7 to come 'atu (<+watu?!!) 72  
8 to turn word info tɔ'ḇasi      
8 to turn word info mi-vàdika intrans.    
9 to swim ui underneath    
9 to swim 'goeŋa on surface    
10 dirty 'muku   18  
11 dust 'gaḇu   59  
12 skin pa'tuna      
13 back word info ru'mena      
14 belly siana   1  
15 bone 'gina      
16 intestines 'lalaŋana      
17 liver 'lona   15  
18 breast 'siu|na   1  
19 shoulder siŋina      
20 to know, be knowledgeable 'lomatana      
21 to think lo'kʌn:ʌn:ʌ      
22 to fear ma'tau   1  
23 blood 'toto   4  
24 head 'kun:a      
25 neck 'gana entire neck    
26 hair word info gilina bulbuna      
27 nose isu|rumakia   1  
28 to breathe unala matue      
29 to sniff, smell 'siuŋe   9  
30 mouth 'kɔna   36  
31 tooth ŋiŋina   30  
32 tongue tɛŋɛ'tɛŋkia      
33 to laugh 'malili   3  
34 to cry 'tani   1  
35 to vomit 'muta   1  
36 to spit 'ripi      
37 to eat 'kani   1  
38 to chew word info ta'muŋ      
39 to cook word info 'tuḇa   38  
40 to drink 'inu   1  
41 to bite 'kalatote   1  
42 to suck 'rume      
43 ear loŋana   1  
44 to hear loŋ   1, 36  
44 to hear loŋo   1, 36  
45 eye matana   1  
45 eye kana      
46 to see kele      
47 to yawn ma but cp 110 19  
48 to sleep kenrau   8  
49 to lie down word info keno   1  
50 to dream mina   1, 37  
51 to sit 'tara   84  
52 to stand 'meisi      
53 person/human being 'aǥau      
54 man/male 'apanuŋ      
55 woman/female 'aḇali      
56 child goe   46  
57 husband 'natale      
58 wife 'napeŋana      
59 mother nau   7  
60 father papa nursery form? 48  
61 house bale   14  
62 thatch/roof ʔbale kuna house - it's head    
63 name giana   1, 66  
64 to say paŋamoloǥa      
65 rope ualo   2  
66 to tie up, fasten 'same      
67 to sew word info 'sai|a   2  
68 needle 'sume   1, 38  
69 to hunt word info 'kelatɔ      
70 to shoot word info 'pare   1  
71 to stab, pierce 'sule      
72 to hit word info 'balia      
73 to steal golo      
74 to kill 'sapune   1  
75 to die, be dead mate   1  
76 to live, be alive 'mauli   1, 76  
77 to scratch word info 'kalkalia   12  
78 to cut, hack word info koḇue      
79 stick/wood begakorona      
80 to split word info lopale   88  
81 sharp ma'tana   36  
82 dull, blunt kumbakia      
83 to work word info kuma   1  
84 to plant 'toea   28  
85 to choose lo'ŋana      
86 to grow word info lele      
87 to swell word info luŋu      
88 to squeeze word info bibia   21  
89 to hold word info 'kanruǥe      
90 to dig kili|a   1  
91 to buy kolia   15  
92 to open, uncover pula patali[a]      
93 to pound, beat word info 'popomuǥe      
94 to throw word info ta'malkia      
95 to fall word info 'pupu   21  
96 dog gauḇe   43  
97 bird manu   1  
98 egg ka'tona   1  
99 feather manu bul'buna   75, 77  
100 wing pa'pana      
101 to fly 'lolo   1  
102 rat ba'ǥora      
103 meat/flesh mar'kali      
104 fat/grease mon'mona   1, 65  
105 tail bo'rona      
106 snake mue   12  
107 worm (earthworm) 'onte      
108 louse word info 'kutu   1  
109 mosquito 'uŋa   96  
110 spider 'laua   1  
111 fish 'lea   92  
112 rotten word info 'bona   52, 109  
113 branch word info beǥa kamana      
114 leaf lau   1  
115 root ku'la|na   58  
116 flower lu'guna   30  
117 fruit 'kʌn:a   5  
118 grass 'paili   1  
119 earth/soil ma'ǥalo      
120 stone lol:o      
121 sand ḇai      
122 water word info me      
123 to flow 'lele   16  
124 sea 'pelau      
125 salt poai      
126 lake me ma'tana      
127 woods/forest 'urapuna      
128 sky taḇa ke'rana      
129 moon 'in:a      
130 star 'mata      
131 cloud word info mukmukua      
132 fog sa'u      
133 rain kue   1  
134 thunder saia ke ruru   15  
134 thunder saia ke ḇali      
135 lightning ki'lama      
136 wind iso      
136 wind boḇole      
137 to blow word info iso   42  
137 to blow word info iso   42  
138 warm word info 'mampo bit hot & cold    
139 cold word info marusu      
140 dry word info galgalaŋ   31  
141 wet 'beta   18  
142 heavy 'mæna      
143 fire 'sia      
144 to burn word info 'tun|e   1  
145 smoke word info sia ka'kaina   50  
146 ash ka'ḇau white    
146 ash 'sausau black    
147 black saisaiŋa      
148 white kaḇo'ḇoŋa   38  
149 red 'tɛnte      
150 yellow 'ŋaŋo   9  
151 green 'kɛr kɛraŋ      
152 small sina      
153 big bulau      
154 short word info 'mɔro both terms 12  
155 long word info ga'ḇili      
156 thin word info luŋagina      
157 thick word info luŋa bu'lau      
158 narrow 'pitu      
159 wide o'pana      
160 painful, sick 'lali      
160 painful, sick soali      
161 shy, ashamed ma'tau      
161 shy, ashamed ba'lɛŋa      
162 old word info ka'sana      
163 new pau   1, 26  
164 good pe   1  
165 bad, evil 'soali      
166 correct, true 'kɔmʌn:ʌ      
167 night 'riǥo      
168 day kae[kɛ]   1, 54  
169 year pɛsiŋma'tana      
170 when? word info ŋa pia   79  
171 to hide word info 'kolu   66  
172 to climb word info 'lopate      
173 at ŋa   33  
174 in, inside 'ŋa|lo   1  
175 above 'ŋai|lu      
176 below 'siana      
177 this o'lɛkia      
178 that 'iala      
179 near ko'koro      
180 far ŋa'tauǥa   1  
181 where? word info ka iɛtai      
182 I iau   1, 21  
183 thou one   1, 66  
184 he/she i   1  
185 we word info ita   1  
185 we word info maŋ   2  
186 you one      
187 they ri   25  
188 what? word info 'taru      
189 who? word info tai   1  
190 other pa'toto      
191 all ka'rolu      
192 and ḇa   24  
192 and ḇe   24  
193 if ŋa'roma      
194 how? word info minalɛtei      
195 no, not 'kesa      
196 to count 'sisi   18  
197 One word info kena   31  
198 Two word info lua   1  
199 Three word info mologi   7  
200 Four word info tugulu      
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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