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

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