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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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nahal ket 

  •  n tree
     (Aidia graeffei), edible fruit. Wood is naturally fire resistant. Before the use of metal, its curved branches were used to hang saucepans over the fire.

Speaker: Noël Yeru (Lowanatom)

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