Entries from Clark 1998 in Pollex-Online

Clark, R. (1998). A dictionary of the Mele language (Atara Imere), Vanuatu. Canberrra, Pacific Linguistics.

Language Item Description
Ifira-Mele Saumwa Odour, stink Problematic
Ifira-Mele Saavari Saliva Phonologically Irregular
Ifira-Mele Se Not
Ifira-Mele Sea Produce flower or fruit (of plants) Problematic
Ifira-Mele Sei Antenna of insect, crayfish Problematic
Ifira-Mele Seka Fungus, mushroom (Generic)
Ifira-Mele Sere/a To cut
Ifira-Mele Tama/sere Only child; formerly title of respect, now Jesus
Ifira-Mele Seru Comb
Ifira-Mele S/sii Have diarrhoea
Ifira-Mele Siga Fall over backwards (of person)
Ifira-Mele Sika Action of working fireplough
Ifira-Mele Siike/a To lift Phonologically Irregular
Ifira-Mele Siko-fia Catch in the hands
Ifira-Mele Sira Look at
Ifira-Mele Siri/a Overtake, beat
Ifira-Mele Sina Grey-hair
Ifira-Mele Sina/marama Moon
Ifira-Mele Sinu A tree with irritating sap
Ifira-Mele Sisi General term for small snails
Ifira-Mele Siisii Hiss
Ifira-Mele Siva Nine
Ifira-Mele Siviri Coconut Lory (Trichoglossus haematodus)
Ifira-Mele Soo Move, shift, change position
Ifira-Mele Soaga Banana variety . Phonologically Irregular
Ifira-Mele Sogi/sogi Kiss
Ifira-Mele Soi/na Accompany, be with; support (in words).
Ifira-Mele Sok/ia Tighten, cinch Phonologically Irregular
Ifira-Mele Soko- Just, only (with pronouns)
Ifira-Mele Sori/a To sell
Ifira-Mele Somo Grow (of plant)
Ifira-Mele Sopo Jump, bounce
Ifira-Mele Sopo (Sun, moon etc.) rise
Ifira-Mele Sopu Dive.
Ifira-Mele S/suu Wet
Ifira-Mele Suu Fart
Ifira-Mele S/sua To root (of pigs)
Ifira-Mele Sua To paddle a canoe
Ifira-Mele Sue/ia Root up, bulldoze
Ifira-Mele Suki/a Pierce, stab
Ifira-Mele Sumu/ulia Mend a hole in something
Ifira-Mele Sumu Triggerfish
Ifira-Mele Ta/ia Hit, kill
Ifira-Mele Ta First person inclusive dual preposed subject pronoun
Ifira-Mele Tae Excrement
Ifira-Mele Tafa Side, place beside
Ifira-Mele Tafaga Idle, not doing anything Problematic
Ifira-Mele Taafi/a To sweep, wipe off
Ifira-Mele Tafuraa Whale
Ifira-Mele Tafu/na Light fire