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Language: Nalik

Source/Author:  Lindström fieldnotes 
Identifiers:  ISO-639-3:nal  Glottocode: nali1244 
Notes:  Vocab collected in Lugagun village from Wolter Sizia, Agnes Bolai Tolivai, and Gregory Soles, and others in 2004. 
Problems:  Maybe ask Craig Volker to have a look? He's worked on Nalik for quite a long time. 
Data Entry:  Typed By: Eva Lindström  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:
8 to turn word info      
10 dirty      
11 dust      
13 back word info      
19 shoulder      
20 to know, be knowledgeable      
21 to think      
22 to fear      
23 blood      
25 neck      
28 to breathe      
29 to sniff, smell      
32 tongue      
33 to laugh      
35 to vomit      
39 to cook word info      
50 to dream      
53 person/human being      
57 husband      
58 wife      
63 name      
68 needle      
74 to kill      
76 to live, be alive      
81 sharp      
82 dull, blunt      
85 to choose      
89 to hold word info      
91 to buy      
92 to open, uncover      
94 to throw word info      
95 to fall word info      
98 egg      
103 meat/flesh      
104 fat/grease      
107 worm (earthworm)      
110 spider      
112 rotten word info      
113 branch word info      
114 leaf      
116 flower      
117 fruit      
118 grass      
123 to flow      
126 lake      
128 sky      
132 fog      
137 to blow word info      
142 heavy      
144 to burn word info      
151 green      
154 short word info      
155 long word info      
156 thin word info      
157 thick word info      
158 narrow      
159 wide      
161 shy, ashamed      
169 year      
171 to hide word info      
172 to climb word info      
173 at      
177 this      
178 that      
180 far      
181 where? word info      
188 what? word info      
190 other      
191 all      
192 and      
193 if      
194 how? word info      
196 to count      
201 Five word info      
202 Six word info      
203 Seven word info      
204 Eight word info      
205 Nine word info      
206 Ten word info      
207 Twenty word info      
208 Fifty word info      
209 One Hundred word info      
210 One Thousand word info      
2 left lakawa 'to your left'    
3 right ləpəl 'to your right'    
9 to swim kaiok also 'float'    
42 to suck səŋ      
43 ear laŋam      
51 to sit izi      
56 child nəlik      
66 to tie up, fasten pei fasten with rope as in making fence    
69 to hunt word info zəzələpiu      
70 to shoot word info pawoi throw spear (no bows and arrows in New Ireland)    
86 to grow word info wof      
93 to pound, beat word info pnes as in pounding octopus    
106 snake amurə      
127 woods/forest bual unused, untended, wild bush    
141 wet midaus      
143 fire auvərə      
146 ash mimbərət      
152 small kəmumut      
166 correct, true mase      
174 in, inside ləməkəna 'inside'    
176 below awanə      
195 no, not awət possibly negative existential; kawEt='no, nothing'    
4 leg/foot aɣak   1  
6 road/path ləlen   1  
17 liver iat   1  
18 breast zus   1  
27 nose is   1  
34 to cry raŋas   1  
40 to drink imen   1  
41 to bite kərət   1  
45 eye maram   1  
75 to die, be dead mat   1  
78 to cut, hack word info rarai for firewood, banana stock etc.; 'cut off branch' wor; 'cut a pig': ftok 1  
79 stick/wood aiəi (?) there is also iazu for digging stick and bale ('spear') for husking coconuts 1  
97 bird mani   1  
109 mosquito anamu   1  
111 fish ien   1  
120 stone avat   1  
121 sand aɣon   1  
122 water word info danim 'drinking water; river' 1  
124 sea ras   1  
129 moon flen   1  
147 black maɣit   1  
149 red memek   1  
163 new vaɣur also 'young' 1  
167 night ləbuŋ   1  
185 we word info mam   1  
198 Two word info uru   1  
199 Three word info orol   1  
44 to hear ləŋər also 'obey'. 'Listen': lEngErEn 1, 36  
59 mother nana   1, 83  
15 bone ruan humans 1, 10  
15 bone arun animals and fish etc. 1, 10  
55 woman/female aravin also 'wife' 1, 106  
183 thou nu subj: gu 1, 18  
182 I ni ni=independent form. subj: ga 1, 22  
189 who? word info nəs   1, 28  
73 to steal vinau   1, 32  
37 to eat fəŋən   1, 53  
184 he/she nan subj: ka/xa 1, 6  
200 Four word info oroləvat   1, 65  
153 big ləpuk   10  
153 big ləbe   10  
80 to split word info tok paxal to halve of food, betelnut, coconut 13  
66 to tie up, fasten soɣo fasten with strips as when fastening thatch rows for roof 130  
36 to spit kanis   14  
61 house val   14  
54 man/male arəte also 'husband' 14?  
60 father tete   15  
108 louse word info auriŋ Engut/EngEt first given but withdrawn 15  
88 to squeeze word info pot ? of wet clothing? 18  
47 to yawn mauf   19  
52 to stand iru   2  
65 rope iarus also 'lianna' etc 2  
125 salt rəs maɣəs (cf 'sea') 20  
38 to chew word info zəm   21  
170 when? word info leseŋ   21  
31 tooth ləvam or 1? 22  
130 star awətpəda   23  
165 bad, evil raksat   23  
165 bad, evil rəksət   23  
165 bad, evil rakset   23  
1 hand mit   24  
133 rain davur   24  
42 to suck zus baby suckling; irregular initial z 25  
187 they nande subj: di 25  
16 intestines bilau   26  
135 lightning wilak   26  
186 you nim   26  
12 skin awinpin ('your skin': awinum; num=2sgPOSS) 28  
12 skin awen   28  
102 rat əskif metathesis 3  
5 to walk zəŋəs   31  
140 dry word info məgələ (not clear of what) 31  
100 wing bibinə   34  
136 wind maliu   34  
105 tail (a)zum   36  
115 root aɣətkədər   37  
148 white aɣofkof   38  
168 day ləvanas   38  
150 yellow ɣiɣis   39  
167 night suk   39  
62 thatch/roof vataval head of house 40  
80 to split word info snak   40  
80 to split word info zaxal split of firewood (metathesis) 40  
145 smoke word info ambun (noun) 40  
26 hair word info (a)vur   41  
152 small nət   41  
176 below lawanə   41, 74  
119 earth/soil pirə also 'land' 44  
138 warm word info ləgəf at least of water 44  
48 to sleep milaif =lie down 45  
127 woods/forest ləurən bush in general 45  
96 dog awiu ?aviu 46  
139 cold word info mindawət (not clear of what) 47  
101 to fly ləf   50  
30 mouth bəlam   51  
134 thunder embərak   51  
164 good dəɣo   54  
87 to swell word info wof not sure of abcess, also 'growing' 55  
14 belly aɣu   56  
67 to sew word info sok no clothes traditionally..., used for making thatch rows for roof (sharp rattan(?) threaded up and down)' (cf 'pierce') 56  
175 above laɣor on, over 57  
7 to come lawus   59  
84 to plant fəzu   6  
84 to plant vazu   6  
71 to stab, pierce woi hold and stab with spear 60  
179 near ləparə   61  
72 to hit word info zop sak for hitting child or dog (implement not quite clear) 62  
80 to split word info dar specifically for bamboo 62  
131 cloud word info bərə (not clear what type) 63  
71 to stab, pierce sok pierce, sow 67  
49 to lie down word info milaif =sleep 68  
160 painful, sick gis   69  
160 painful, sick vəgis   69  
136 wind raraif   70  
72 to hit word info sak zop given for hitting dog (implement not quite clear) 74  
99 feather vura mani (bird hair) 75  
83 to work word info vamuzes   79  
197 One word info zaɣai   8  
90 to dig zuat   81  
24 head awat   9  
185 we word info di   9  
64 to say dodor   91  
46 to see tamən itr: ramai (=tamai) 92  
46 to see tain   92  
46 to see tamai   92  
77 to scratch word info ɣawal   92  
162 old word info bəiək 'old man or woman' but likely attributive too; 'old' of things: mumuE 99  
62 thatch/roof aias rafter x  
186 you numtal   x  
186 you nagu subj x  

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