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Dictionary of Netwar (Lenakel language)

This is the first ever extensive dictionary of Netwar language (western Tanna, Republic of Vanuatu) published online. It is the fruit of several years of my work among the inhabitants of the island of Tanna. It contains translations of local expressions, pronunciation recordings and photographic documentation. Its purpose is to help in the preservation of the language and in passing it to the young generation.

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  •  n kaliawen 
    maso žraloka je poněkud cítit. Podle místních je tomu tak od doby, co jej 'Mwatiktik' jednou okusil a zjistil, že mu velmi chutná. Aby jej nikdo jiný než on sám nejedl, vymočil se na něj a tak dal jeho masu jeho pachuť.

Mluvčí: Noël Yeru (Lowanatom)

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