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

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