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 Kaa Burn, blaze
Ifira-Mele Kai Eat, food
Ifira-Mele K/kai A large sore
Ifira-Mele Maji/kai/ Sharp
Ifira-Mele Fakkai/na Sharpen
Ifira-Mele Kaiga Village, home
Ifira-Mele Kaiaa Steal
Ifira-Mele Kaire Kind of yam growing in the bush with edible fruit
Ifira-Mele Kkai Traditional storytelling and singing
Ifira-Mele Namu/kkara Delicious
Ifira-Mele Kkava Sweat from hard work
Ifira-Mele Kake Climb
Ifira-Mele K/kara Sting
Ifira-Mele Karae Bird sp. (Porphyrio porphyrio)
Ifira-Mele Koopisi (Acalypha grandis) Problematic
Ifira-Mele Kar/afi-a Dig, as a dog with its paws
Ifira-Mele Kariao Trochus shell
Ifira-Mele Karu/karu Seaweed Uncertain Semantic Connection
Ifira-Mele Karu/karu Kind of seaweed
Ifira-Mele Karukaru Seaweed
Ifira-Mele Kamakama Edible crab sp
Ifira-Mele Kaamo/a Pick up, carry, hold
Ifira-Mele Kanae Mullet
Ifira-Mele Kanu/kanu Mottled; design on potsherds; to write
Ifira-Mele Kaokao Side, ribs
Ifira-Mele Kape Plant sp.
Ifira-Mele Kape Take hold of with tongs
Ifira-Mele I/kaapoa/ Catfish (Plotosus sp.)
Ifira-Mele Kasi A bivalve shellfish
Ifira-Mele Kasoa Necklace
Ifira-Mele Kasokaso Kind of yam
Ifira-Mele Kata Laugh
Ifira-Mele Katea Side of canoe opposite outrigger
Ifira-Mele Kaji/a To bite
Ifira-Mele Kato Basket (all types)
Ifira-Mele Katoa All
Ifira-Mele Kau Croton bush Uncertain Semantic Connection
Ifira-Mele Ku Subject clitic
Ifira-Mele Kauvae Jaw
Ifira-Mele Kuvae Jaw
Ifira-Mele Ri/iri To fan (vi)
Ifira-Mele Kaukau Bathe
Ifira-Mele Kauna Order, assign someone to do some work v.t
Ifira-Mele Fi/k/kau Give orders v.i
Ifira-Mele Kava Drink made from Piper methysticum, kava
Ifira-Mele Kaavea Carry on the back
Ifira-Mele Kave Sibling of opposite sex
Ifira-Mele Ki Second person singular preposed pronoun
Ifira-Mele Kea Illness characterised by white spots on tongue or lips
Ifira-Mele Kee To be different from