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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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  •  v ken 
     Ex.: Iamken nam né nuw.  ~ J'ai mangé du poisson avec de l'igname.
  •  v augan 
     Ex.: Renaugan ita.  ~ Il a déjà mangé.
  •  v asepién 
    quelque chose ensemble avec le coco. Ex.: Iamasepién lé nepen.  ~ Je mange une banane avec le coco.

Locuteur: Noël Yeru (Lowanatom)

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