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ngaˈŋɑpro|ENGI, first singular pronoun|TPImi|ROEngaBaing nga ngawa ha tegia.And I was down at the coast.
nga-ŋɑvpfx|ENGI, first singular subject marker on the verb|TPImi|ROEnga-Ngala langia.I am going to the water.
-ngaŋɑvsfx|ENGme, first singular object marker on the verb|TPImi|ROE-ngaSanga ba uhauli nga kimbo tegu?Can you help me or not?This is not attached in the orthography in order to maintain distinction between it and the nominalizer suffix.PHRASEkinunga ung ngato be so sleepy it’s hard to hold the eyes open
-ngaŋɑv > nsfx|ENGnominalizer, derives a noun from a verb|ROE-ngaAlungu haruanga baxiama to.You hear the instructions regarding medicine first.DERIVATIVEbiangabowel movementbibinganoisebilingaprohibitionboringaanything cooked in a pot, a stew, soupburangacrowd, large gathering of people, group of animals such as pigs, dogs, cows or horsesbusingaillness, sicknessguguniangagroup or meetinghalingagame or sportshanaunaungalaw or instruction, expected societal norms that must be followedharingingapowerharuangacontent of someone’s speech, what they saidhatangangadisplayhatumingathinking, mind, thoughthaulingaassistancehaungingafight, battle or warhaxangajourneyhayauxingabirth, the time or day of a person’s birthhitiangacombisingapressure cooking, all the things related to the traditional method of cooking in a pit--the pit, the stones, the fooditingaboastkinungasleeplungungahearingmogungamemento, something to show that someone might have given you something in the pastmurungadesiresigixingangacleanwasalingato care for somethingxauxaungapreparationxusungangaquestionxuyaxuyangachange of clothes or shoesyaungamarriageyauyaungadecoration, adornment, items worn or placed to decorate a person or placeIDIOMharuanga yang otingarumorsu haruangato accuseta ragunga manato hope with expectation of a positive outcometing haruangato speak figurativelytubunganoa bila gambuxamsomeone who is a skinny runtungunganoa haringa frequent chewer of betelnutyaganganoa supto dieKEYTERM PHRASEaxamana bila mibingaa visionharuanga maxunamatruthhatuminga mugangathe flesh, the sin naturelipu babu hananianganaman idolater, someone who offers sacrifices to imagesLipu Hananiangam OxatanoaLeviticus, a book of the Biblelipu hananiangamaa priestlipu hanaunaunga tubatubainganama scribe or teacher of the lawlipu hatung suxinganamamagi or wise man, particularly one who studies the starslipu suxingamhistorian, primarily one who tells how things came to be, whether through divining meteorological events or the telling of traditional storieslipu suxuyangamaa judgeLipu Xabinga MuliamSaviorRunginga XaiProverbs, a book of the Biblesabunga lipuxing haulingamadeacon, person who assists the church in an official capacityTaunga DalingamPassoverUrana Lipuxing MogunganamaMessiahwalinga subingang teguameternal lifexai balingamcross, the wood used to affix Jesus to when he was crucifiedXaidap YaguangamSabbathxugia hatuminganoato repent, to change one’s behaviorYudadi sabungading numanoasynagoguePHRASEaxamang owangamdithings that grow wild, uncultivatedaxamang rangingamdithings that are planted, cultivatedaxamang walingamdiliving thingskabukabu rungingamchair, platform for sittingkabukabu xangingamdining table, platform for eatingkangkong businganamalariakinunga liamidnight, the middle of the nightkinunga ung ngato be so sleepy it’s hard to hold the eyes openlipu hanaunggamthief, robberlipu tingungamsorcerer who practiced ritualistic spiritual poisoninglipu tubatubaingamteacherlipu wasangamguard or guardian, caretaker, someone who looks after something or someonenuma taungamcooking house, used as a kitchen separate from the main houseolai saunganatune of a songsiang dalingamprofittaunga tibunahost of a feasttaxiti yaunguato divorce, to sever one’s marriagetek manilunganacalm seatibung wasangamman who looks after another, guardian, foster parent, caretakertutunga yabanasurgical hospital, surgical theater, operating room, a place where surgery is performedxabianga maringinawisdom, good thinking applied wellxai hatuminganoato influence someone’s perspectivexaidap hayauxingambirthdayxap haruanguato actively listenyainga yabanablind or hiding place for hunting
ngangaxakiˌŋɑ.ŋɑ.ˈɣɑ.kiv|ENGto snore|TPIpulim nus|ROEnguru
ngaraˈŋɑ.rɑv|ENGto drown|TPIdring wara|ROEngaraBaing muxaxua ina oti, ne suamga ba ngara saing mati.And the chicken floated, but that cassowary drowned and died.
ngaruˈŋɑ.ruv|ENGto swallow|TPIdaunim|ROEtunaMuxaxu xang mosimos, ne suam ngarungarudi.The chicken ate slowly, but the cassowary gorged.
ngarukngarukˌŋɑ.ruk.ˈŋɑ.rukna|ENGthroat, the portion of the neck with which a person swallows or breathes|TPInek|ROEngarukngarukBungina buxua xang unggakka ba, baing xaxeyak hataina ba xuxuti ngarukngaruginoa saing mati.When the pig ate that Malay apple, then the sharp stone part (hidden inside) slit his throat and he died.WHOLEsanggabody
ngaungauŋɑu.ˈŋɑuna|ENGbubble as in soap bubbles or seafoam, whitecaps, condensed water droplets|TPIbabal|ROEngaugnauPHRASElang ngaungaunafoam or skin or scum on top of the waterruba ngaungaunaseafoam, formed by breakers hitting the beach
ngeliˈŋe.liv|ENGto be suspended or in a hanging state|TPIhangamap|ROEngeliDigoxi waxu tela ba ngeli mana bu hamaringiainaThey fasten a vine to hang her from to straighten her up (for childbirth).DERIVATIVEngeliato hang up, as in clothes on a line
ngeliaˈŋe.li.ɑFree varianthangeliavw|ENGto hang up, as in clothes on a line|TPIhangimapim|ROEpangaliaAm gaxauya xauyangadi masup, saing am gangelia xauyangamam tangandi mua.We finish harvesting the vegetables, and we hang our vegetables up in its bilum.
ngengˈŋeŋna|ENGcicada species|TPIbinatang|ROEnisisiNgengdi daxaba mana bungbunga.The cicadas screech in the afternoon.GENERICmoxasnake
ngikngigaŋik.ˈŋi.ɡɑv|ENGto pop, the sound your ears make when you dive down deep in the water and the pressure is great|TPIyau pairap|ROEpang mana
ngikngikŋik.ˈŋikv|ENGto whimper, as in the sound a distressed dog makes|TPIkrai|ROEngingi
ngindingindiˌŋin.di.ˈŋin.diRamuk variantxindixindina|ENGfeelers on an insect|TPImausgras bilong binatang|ROEngingjengingingjeno
ngindingindinaŋin.ˌdi.ŋin.ˈdi.nɑni|ENGinsect antennas
ngingiˈi.ŋiv|ENGto chew in the mouth and spit it back out in order to feed something to a person or animal that would otherwise be hard for them to chew|TPImemeim|ROEngingi
ngingiˈŋi.ŋiv|ENGto mash, as in banana or sweet potato|TPImemeim
ngitiaŋi.ˈti.ɑv|ENGto eat in a slow manner, as in a child who provokes the parent to scold them into swallowing their food|TPIkaikai isi isi
ngungutuxuyaŋu.ˌŋu.tu.ˈɣu.jɑv|ENGclear the throat|ROEtongtongia arom tuano
ngusukngusukŋu.ˌsuk.ŋu.ˈsuk|ENGto cry or whine with snuffling|TPIpulim win
ngutuˈŋu.tuv|ENGto string something up, as in beads or fish|TPIropim|ROEnutuBaing xapdi saing ngutudi laing ngutuga baxagi.And they get them and string them until the string is full.
ngutukŋu.ˈtukna|ENGstring used to hold things, as in beads, or a stringer for fish. The string goes through an object to hold it.|TPIrop|ROEnutukBaing xapdi saing ngutudi laing ngutuga baxagi.And they get them and string them until the string is full.