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 Raka Spring up, move away from position Problematic
Ifira-Mele Raakau Tree
Ifira-Mele Karu/karu Scratch Problematic
Ifira-Mele Rara Coral tree (Erythrina variegata) (FLA) Borrowed Problematic
Ifira-Mele Rara Cook on hot coals, roast
Ifira-Mele Raaua Third person dual independent pronoun
Ifira-Mele R/rama/ Fish with torches
Ifira-Mele Ru Third person plural subject clitic pronoun
Ifira-Mele Rau Leaf
Ifira-Mele Raufara Pandanus sp. without thorns, used for weaving
Ifira-Mele Raurau Plant sp. (Heliconia) with large leaves in which laplap is wrapped for cooking
Ifira-Mele Laulau Feast, food set out for eating Problematic
Ifira-Mele Rauru Hair, wig
Ifira-Mele Raateu Third person plural independent pronoun
Ifira-Mele Ka/laalaa Spider Phonologically Irregular
Ifira-Mele Refu Ashes
Ifira-Mele Kela/kela, ke/keela Small Borrowed
Ifira-Mele Rere Fly
Ifira-Mele Refue A kind of moth
Ifira-Mele Reo Voice (FLA)
Ifira-Mele Lepa Mud Borrowed
Ifira-Mele Lepa Mud Borrowed
Ifira-Mele Reu Very ripe, as a banana
Ifira-Mele Reva Tree (Cerbera sp.)
Ifira-Mele -rekina Off, away, out (verb occurring only as second element of compounds
Ifira-Mele Riaki Tip out
Ifira-Mele Rigi/a Pour out
Ifira-Mele Rrika Experience vertigo or a falling sensation (Cl
Ifira-Mele -riki Small
Ifira-Mele Rima Five
Ifira-Mele Rima Hand-arm
Ifira-Mele Riu Bilge of a canoe
Ifira-Mele Riu/a Turn round (FLA)
Ifira-Mele Ro/a Ant
Ifira-Mele Roro Go walk (pl.)
Ifira-Mele Ro/rogo Hear
Ifira-Mele Loimata A tear
Ifira-Mele Roro Oil
Ifira-Mele Ggoro Sing, song Phonologically Irregular
Ifira-Mele Rroi Coconut cream; put coconut cream on something
Ifira-Mele R/roma High tide, to come in (of tide)
Ifira-Mele Lotu Church, religion Problematic
Ifira-Mele Rua Hole, pit
Ifira-Mele R/rua/ Vomit
Ifira-Mele Rua Two
Ifira-Mele Ruga Top, above
Ifira-Mele Rikau Native cabbage, a spinach-like plant
Ifira-Mele Ruru Sheltered
Ifira-Mele A/rumani/ Anemone (FLA)
Ifira-Mele Rupe Pacific Pigeon (Ducula pacifica)