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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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rtat ma ... 

  •  expr ce n'est pas bien, que ...

  •  expr il ne faut pas, que ...
     Ex.: Rtat ma tahak kahapa tarol am nuigen. Tanakwén makhar kam ieram asul min.  ~ Il n'est pas bien que ma tête reste vie. Je vais aller consulter les vieux.

Locuteur: Noël Yeru (Lowanatom)

Thematic dictionary

Phrases


Vanuatu