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

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