Dictionary of Netwar (Lenakel language)
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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 tree, species. Its leaves are stinging. Young leaves are used against mice in houses and are put on places where they commonly pass. It is said that the mouse will get their paws burned and will feel so much pain that it will chew them off and eventually die.
Speaker: Clément Kapalu (Lowanatom)