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

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