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

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