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Language: Namakir

Source/Author:  Sperlich (1991) 
Notes:  Sperlich, W.B. (1991) Namakir: a description of a central Vanuatu language. PhD Thesis, The University of Auckland.


Shepherd Islands, central Vanuatu.
' = glottal stop 
Data Entry:  Typed By: John Lynch  Checked By:  
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Classification:  Austronesian:Malayo-Polynesian:Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian:Eastern Malayo-Polynesian:Oceanic:Central-Eastern Oceanic:Remote Oceanic:North and Central Vanuatu:Northeast Vanuatu-Banks Islands:Central Vanuatu 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
1 hand lima   1  
2 left mo   1, 59  
3 right mati'   5, 37  
4 leg/foot tore- leg 81  
4 leg/foot lao- foot 30  
5 to walk daliw   100  
6 road/path hele|mati'   1  
7 to come mah   1  
7 to come dah      
8 to turn word info bil   24  
9 to swim av   7?  
10 dirty maliŋ   102  
10 dirty ma'et   2  
11 dust      
12 skin kil   1  
13 back word info tak   12  
13 back word info maŋo-   139  
14 belly tina'   19, 34  
15 bone siw   52  
16 intestines tina'   1  
16 intestines utotas large intestine 72?  
17 liver nekam   37  
18 breast na-mumuh   30  
19 shoulder barau-   60  
20 to know, be knowledgeable 'ata'   35  
21 to think mi|dodo   13  
22 to fear matak   1  
23 blood da'   1  
24 head ba'i-   9  
25 neck no'a-   18  
26 hair word info vili-   31  
27 nose kinih   1, 58  
28 to breathe hovahov   35  
29 to sniff, smell doŋ|'ih doŋ = hear 62  
30 mouth koroŋ   45  
31 tooth bati-   6  
32 tongue mena-   7, 40  
33 to laugh 'ur   13  
34 to cry ear   34  
34 to cry e'ar   34  
35 to vomit lua'   8  
36 to spit buvura   35  
37 to eat ŋan   1  
37 to eat ŋinikan   1, 12  
38 to chew word info      
39 to cook word info benin   50?  
40 to drink munum   1, 49  
41 to bite ŋat   1, 55  
42 to suck dom   50  
42 to suck mumuh   11  
43 ear tiliŋa-   1  
44 to hear doŋ   1  
45 eye mata-   1  
46 to see lo'oh   14, 94  
47 to yawn      
48 to sleep matir = lie down 1, 70  
49 to lie down word info matir = sleep 37  
50 to dream matir ebor   11, 10  
51 to sit arah   119  
52 to stand batok   62  
52 to stand du|mama   2  
53 person/human being 'at   4  
54 man/male tama'an   1, 14  
55 woman/female vavin   1, 106  
56 child nati-   5  
57 husband ma'arik   68  
58 wife vavin = woman 5, 68  
59 mother anu   51  
59 mother bila-   22  
60 father tama-   1  
61 house im   1  
62 thatch/roof riki'e      
63 name kih   1, 35  
64 to say betoŋ   47, 141  
65 rope tal   1  
65 rope me'e      
66 to tie up, fasten minih      
66 to tie up, fasten 'ot   77  
66 to tie up, fasten likot   1, 39  
67 to sew word info dir   13  
68 needle      
69 to hunt word info de'eŋor      
70 to shoot word info vivitim      
71 to stab, pierce ŋetek ram, pierce    
72 to hit word info biha'   29  
72 to hit word info di'it      
73 to steal banak   1, 58  
74 to kill biha' bini'   59, 1  
75 to die, be dead mat   1  
76 to live, be alive ma'ir   1, 76  
77 to scratch word info ŋerah   1?  
78 to cut, hack word info da'   1  
79 stick/wood ka   1  
80 to split word info ba'ar   1?  
81 sharp makal   14, 79, 81  
82 dull, blunt      
83 to work word info      
84 to plant lowok   10  
85 to choose      
86 to grow word info so   7  
87 to swell word info dotom   12?  
88 to squeeze word info bewehek   38?  
88 to squeeze word info bowos   18, 71  
89 to hold word info lik   90  
90 to dig ŋil   1  
91 to buy be'il   1  
92 to open, uncover mahav   24?  
93 to pound, beat word info biha'   17?  
94 to throw word info seik   89  
94 to throw word info bivitu      
94 to throw word info di'it      
95 to fall word info latum   42  
96 dog kiri   7 L
97 bird man   1  
98 egg 'atol   1  
99 feather vili-   1  
100 wing 'ovari-   61, 68  
101 to fly 'ol   75  
102 rat kahu   3  
103 meat/flesh      
104 fat/grease mut   72  
105 tail kii-   1?  
106 snake mat   12  
107 worm (earthworm) hilat thread-worm 1, 8  
108 louse word info kit   1  
109 mosquito na|nam   1  
110 spider tutuvavaŋ      
110 spider kalum   1  
111 fish ik   1  
112 rotten word info madan   50  
113 branch word info wahi-      
114 leaf rikit   47  
115 root kihikah   48  
115 root pesi- Loan word from Burupika?   L?
116 flower viŋa-   1  
117 fruit we|'eti-   1?  
118 grass kokoh   76  
119 earth/soil tan   1  
120 stone vat   1  
121 sand 'on   1  
122 water word info ran   1  
123 to flow hal   38  
124 sea tah   1  
125 salt ŋokon [loan from Bislama?] 43 L?
126 lake      
127 woods/forest miti'an   78  
128 sky rikiti|laŋ   1  
128 sky malopa   38  
129 moon kibati   6  
130 star maheh   13  
131 cloud word info bakil      
132 fog maw   3, 32  
133 rain 'ih   1  
134 thunder tavah   42  
135 lightning vil   26  
136 wind laŋ   1, 77  
137 to blow word info hu   4  
138 warm word info dorotor   62  
139 cold word info miladin   45  
140 dry word info mirito      
140 dry word info ŋaraŋar   29  
141 wet lolov   85?  
142 heavy marah   33  
143 fire kam   40  
144 to burn word info benin ? 83  
145 smoke word info 'ah   2  
146 ash tororom   27?  
147 black ma'et   1  
148 white bilavil   42  
149 red lulu   52?  
150 yellow milol   44  
151 green ma|malakeh   8, 43  
152 small susum   133  
153 big daka|lam   108  
154 short word info but   9  
155 long word info birerev   16  
156 thin word info maŋiriŋir      
156 thin word info maniviniv   1  
157 thick word info matol   3  
158 narrow mahal   61  
159 wide      
160 painful, sick mahak   1  
161 shy, ashamed malier 'shame' 7  
162 old word info mati   1  
163 new bo'o   1?  
164 good aboh   65  
165 bad, evil aha'   1  
166 correct, true lo'owoh      
166 correct, true mama      
167 night eboŋ   1  
168 day le'ati   1, 18  
169 year hikow   44  
170 when? word info naŋa'i   1, 43  
171 to hide word info humak      
171 to hide word info liŋetek   60?  
172 to climb word info bolo   38  
173 at      
174 in, inside li|kim   1?  
175 above ma|hil      
176 below etan   9  
177 this iŋa   53  
178 that oka   15?  
179 near simiŋ      
180 far epu      
180 far eso   1  
180 far esu   1  
181 where? word info om   3?  
181 where? word info oom   3?  
182 I ke|'ino   1, 21, 22  
183 thou ka|iŋ   1, 17, 26  
184 he/she ke|nini   1, 6  
185 we word info ke|'iŋit incl. 1  
185 we word info ke|'ŋem excl. 2  
186 you kami   1, 13  
187 they ke|niar   1, 33  
188 what? word info heve   1  
189 who? word info keh   1  
190 other (tak)abot   38  
190 other ta'an      
191 all dua      
191 all tamelehi   80  
192 and ne   40  
193 if ara   13  
194 how? word info i-be-ah verb, root is be    
195 no, not e   54  
196 to count bulik   1  
197 One word info sikitek   8  
198 Two word info iru   1  
199 Three word info itol   1  
200 Four word info ivat   1, 65  
201 Five word info ilim   1  
202 Six word info lateh   20  
203 Seven word info laru   13  
204 Eight word info latol   5, 7  
205 Nine word info lovet   20  
206 Ten word info na-dualim   11  
207 Twenty word info na-dualim iru   3, 6  
208 Fifty word info na-dualim ilim   x  
209 One Hundred word info na-ponati   29  
210 One Thousand word info na-man   2  

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