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Mɑko'nde.

[[start first column]]
2 Arm kōno
3 arms mɑkōno
1 alive mūmɑ
4 axe imēdu

6 Breast matīma
1 back mo'ngo
3 blood miɑ:d[[i?]]
4 bones mauwo'ngŏɑ
5 bread mikɑ:ti
2 beard dindēbu
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2 Child moɑ'nɑ, ne'mpɑ or ne'mbɑ
5 cock nɑnkongovē[[r?]]ɑ
1 canoe, nyɑlɑ:vɑ
3 city, pɑm[[tilde "ū"]]χi 
4 come here aīdĭo
[[strikethrough]] go away wɑfēni [[/strikethrough]]

2 Dead ndɑ:u[[v?]]fɑ or ndɑ:fɑ
3 my father is dead, ɑtɑ:tu ɑndɑ:fɑ
1 Day   mɑhīlo
4 Drink (v.) numbīre

6 Eye, eyes  mēho
1 ear  kūtu
2 ears mɑkūtu
5 entrails mɑtu'mbu
3 earth pɑ:hi
4 eat kūliɑ

1 Father ɑtɑ:te
2 fingers vīɑ'lɑ
4 foot (same as leg) nūlu
3 fire mōtu

[[second column]]
2 God      mŭī-sɑmūngu
4 great     nikūlɑ
3 good     nɑnōwɑ
1 go away     wɑfēni

3 Head     mũ'tŭe
1 Hair     ohīnto
2 Hand  (same as arm)
4 heart     sūŋ
5 heaven     dihūnti
6 hen     eŋūku
7 house     eŋɑ'ndi

Iron     otɑ'li

2 King (his own)  lukulēte
3 Knife     tshipūlɑ
1 king     muhe'ngɑ

Leg     nūlu
legs     mɑu-ūlu

1 Man     mŏɑlūme
3 Mother     vɑ:yɑ
4 Mouth     kɑ:ŋuɑ
2 moon     moēdi

3 Nose     emūlɑ
1 neck or throat  ŋūlɑ
2 night    tʃīro

Oxe     ŋōmbi

Transcription Notes:
Hints for transcribing the phonetic symbols in this document: 1. This document makes an important distinction between two different ways of writing the letter a (a vs. ɑ), even in the case of diacritic marks. DO NOT disregard this distinction. Enter the appropriate character if it appears without diacritics. For [[macron over "ɑ"]], enter "ɑ:". For [[macron over "a"]], enter "ɔ:". For [[breve "ɑ"]], enter "æ". For [[breve "a"]], enter "ă". 2. The apostrophe-like characters that appear above/just after some letters are stress marks that follow the stressed syllable. They can be represented with a single quote/apostrophe. 3. Some letters have what appears to be a vertical tilde underneath. These indicate nasal pronunciation but how they should be typed depends on the letter. Vowels can be represented by the tilde diacritic over that vowel except in the case of ɑ and ʊ. These can be represented as [[tilde "ɑ"]] and [[tilde "ʊ"]]. When this symbol appears under an "n" it represents the nasal "n" as in sang, and it should be entered as "ŋ", NOT "ñ" which represents a different sound. When it appears under a c, it is NOT a c-cedilla, but instead refers to the sh sound which is represented by the modern symbol "ʃ".

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