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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 arbre
     (Ficus granatum), espèce. On utilise ses feuilles pour envelopper la chaire du requin pour la cuire au four traditionnel, pour que la viande aie un bon gout et pour qu'elle puisse se garder jusqu'à trois ou quatre jours avant de pourrir.

Locuteur: Clément Kapalu (Lowanatom)

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