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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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nul arwow 
  •  n liane
    famille de plusieurs espèces. Sa tige est utilisée pour joindre la tête de flèche avec la tige de roseau pendant la fabrication du 'nowanparam' et comme ficelle pour attacher les choses ensemble. Aussi pour lier les cheveux dans la coifure traditionnelle des hommes.

Locuteur: Sylvano Kapalu (Ipai)

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