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Language: Nalik

Source/Author:  Malcolm Ross 
Identifiers:  ISO-639-3:nal  Glottocode: nali1244 
Notes:  Student's Name: Napi Tahabai
Informant's Village: Bol
Census Division: Tikana
Sub-Province: Kavieng 
Data Entry:  Typed By: Simon Greenhill  Checked By:  
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Classification:  Austronesian:Malayo-Polynesian:Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian:Eastern Malayo-Polynesian:Oceanic:Western Oceanic:Meso Melanesian:New Ireland:Lavongai-Nalik 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
17 liver      
21 to think      
49 to lie down word info      
62 thatch/roof      
68 needle      
82 dull, blunt      
85 to choose      
86 to grow word info      
91 to buy      
93 to pound, beat word info      
110 spider      
117 fruit      
123 to flow      
126 lake      
142 heavy      
156 thin word info      
157 thick word info      
161 shy, ashamed      
170 when? word info      
172 to climb word info      
173 at      
174 in, inside      
175 above      
176 below      
178 that      
179 near      
181 where? word info      
184 he/she      
192 and      
193 if      
194 how? word info      
203 Seven word info      
204 Eight word info      
207 Twenty word info      
208 Fifty word info      
209 One Hundred word info      
1 hand mitna   24  
3 right mit sazacha      
4 leg/foot chak   1  
5 to walk zangas   31  
6 road/path lan   1  
7 to come lawus   59  
8 to turn word info rawuk   35  
9 to swim suzuf   12  
10 dirty mak   48  
12 skin winpin   28  
13 back word info torana   12  
14 belly chu   56  
15 bone ruan   1, 10  
16 intestines chu   87  
18 breast zus   1  
19 shoulder aǥalǥala   25  
20 to know, be knowledgeable tehas      
20 to know, be knowledgeable rapti   120  
20 to know, be knowledgeable ramti   120  
22 to fear maraut   1  
23 blood dari   1  
24 head watna   9  
25 neck a vuruna      
26 hair word info vur   41  
27 nose isna   1  
29 to sniff, smell bis      
30 mouth ngusna   2  
31 tooth alva   22  
32 tongue charama   7, 14  
33 to laugh nangan   16  
34 to cry rangis   1  
35 to vomit luak   8  
40 to drink imin   1  
41 to bite karat   1  
43 ear alinga   1  
44 to hear langar   1, 36  
45 eye marana   1  
46 to see tamai   92  
47 to yawn mauf   19  
48 to sleep milaif   45  
50 to dream mirif dai   35  
53 person/human being a chas tunan   48  
54 man/male a rapti   12, 14  
54 man/male a ramti   12, 14  
55 woman/female a ravin   1, 106  
56 child popo   29  
57 husband labana   50  
58 wife tak sina      
59 mother dina   1  
60 father damana   1  
61 house val   14  
63 name izina   66  
64 to say dodor   91  
66 to tie up, fasten pis   32  
67 to sew word info samap   46 L
69 to hunt word info sing   12  
70 to shoot word info tuk      
71 to stab, pierce zacha      
73 to steal vinau   1, 32  
74 to kill zop   35  
75 to die, be dead mat   1  
76 to live, be alive ramai      
76 to live, be alive roro   30  
77 to scratch word info chaval   92  
78 to cut, hack word info ling      
78 to cut, hack word info kaftuk      
78 to cut, hack word info wagal      
79 stick/wood yai   1  
80 to split word info wagal   13  
81 sharp fangan   14, 20  
83 to work word info vamuzes   79  
84 to plant vasu kau   6  
87 to swell word info wof   55  
88 to squeeze word info pot   18  
89 to hold word info roting      
90 to dig zuar   81  
94 to throw word info pizai      
95 to fall word info zu   39  
96 dog wiu   46  
97 bird mani   1  
98 egg chatur   1  
99 feather vur a mani   75  
100 wing bibina   34  
101 to fly lif   50  
103 meat/flesh maras      
104 fat/grease walak   100  
105 tail zum   36  
106 snake zizi   36  
107 worm (earthworm) chinkinor   32  
108 louse word info urian   15  
109 mosquito namu   1  
111 fish yan   1  
112 rotten word info raksat      
113 branch word info rangtangan   1, 21  
114 leaf wachana yai   12  
115 root chatkador ayai   37  
116 flower purpur   13 L?
118 grass lauran   54  
119 earth/soil pira   44  
120 stone vat   1  
121 sand chon   1  
122 water word info danim   1  
124 sea ras   1  
125 salt ras   20  
127 woods/forest lauran laba   45  
128 sky mbara      
129 moon aflan   1  
130 star watpada   23  
131 cloud word info mbara   63  
132 fog chuf   1, 47  
133 rain davur   24  
134 thunder bambarak   51  
135 lightning wilak   26  
136 wind maliu   34  
137 to blow word info taif   25  
139 cold word info min davut   47  
140 dry word info magala   31  
141 wet midaus      
143 fire chaif   1  
145 smoke word info paip   41  
146 ash burut      
147 black machit   1  
148 white chufkuf   38  
149 red memek   1  
150 yellow chis   39  
152 small mumut      
153 big laba   10  
153 big lapuk   10  
154 short word info but   9  
155 long word info baraf   16  
158 narrow mumut      
159 wide laba   48  
162 old word info chabar   32  
163 new vachur   1  
164 good daha   8  
165 bad, evil raksat   23  
166 correct, true varatunan      
167 night suk   39  
168 day ran   6  
169 year marias   39  
171 to hide word info vun   1  
177 this nari      
177 this nare      
182 I nia   1, 22  
183 thou nua   1, 18  
186 you numa   26  
186 you nim   26  
187 they nandi   25  
188 what? word info aze   1  
189 who? word info nis   1, 28  
191 all nandi fakdul      
195 no, not kawit      
196 to count kot   33  
196 to count vakat   33  
197 One word info sakei   8  
198 Two word info marua   1  
199 Three word info mangtul   1  
200 Four word info mangfat   1, 65  
201 Five word info malima   1  
202 Six word info wisik zacha   5  
205 Nine word info wisik fat      
206 Ten word info sangaflu   5  
210 One Thousand word info varas      
72 to hit word info varop pana mitna "hit with hand"? 44  
190 other nandi "other people"    
190 other zawat "other sort of"    
187 they nandi urul "they three" x  
186 you nim urul "you three" x  
37 to eat fangan < *pangan 1, 53  
39 to cook word info run bake (over fire) 9  
39 to cook word info vaf bake in earth oven 52  
39 to cook word info kuin boil    
2 left mit kais borrowing? TP kais 15  
28 to breathe suruk maliu breathe air    
144 to burn word info vaif burns (e.g. grass) 43  
38 to chew word info rachal chew    
38 to chew word info rahal chew betel    
144 to burn word info ka ilap fire (burns) 31  
160 painful, sick mazik have a pain 44  
160 painful, sick burus have a sore    
138 warm word info lagaf hot 44  
42 to suck zus irregular initial z 25  
51 to sit ziar is sitting    
52 to stand irur is standing 2  
118 grass ri kunai grass 14  
102 rat skif metathesis 3  
151 green marachawa metathesis 13, 51  
180 far kawalau metathesis    
92 to open, uncover kas open (e.g. door) 45  
11 dust chuf phonemically /kuf/ 17  
36 to spit dadru saliva    
65 rope yarus string 2  
185 we word info di we (excl.) 9  
185 we word info mam urul we (excl.) 1  
185 we word info dia we (incl.) 9  
185 we word info ndia urul we (incl.)    

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