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

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