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ngaˈŋɑpro|ENI, first singular pronoun|TPmi|UMngaBaing nga ngawa ha tegia.And I was down at the coast.
nga-ŋɑvpfx|ENI, first singular subject marker on the verb|TPmiNgala langia.I am going to the water.
-nga1ŋɑvsfx|ENme, first singular object marker on the verb|TPmiSanga 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.PHRASEkinunga ung ngato be so sleepy it’s hard to hold the eyes open
-nga2ŋɑv > nsfx|ENnominalizer, derives a noun from a verbAlungu haruanga baxiama to.You hear the instructions regarding medicine first.DERIVATIVEbiangabowel movementbibinganoisebilingaprohibitionboringastewingburangacrowd, 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 pastmurungadesiresigixingangacleanxauxaungapreparationxusungangaquestionxuyaxuyangachange 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 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|ENto snore|TPpulim nus
ngaraˈŋɑ.rɑv|ENto drown|TPdring waraBaing muxaxua ina oti, ne suamga ba ngara saing mati.And the chicken floated, but that cassowary drowned and died.
ngaruˈŋɑ.ruv|ENto swallow|TPdaunimMuxaxu xang mosimos, ne suam ngarungarudi.The chicken ate slowly, but the cassowary gorged.
ngarukngarukˌŋɑ.ruk.ˈŋɑ.rukna|ENthroat, the portion of the neck with which a person swallows or breathes|TPnekBungina 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.WHOLEsangga1body
ngaungauŋɑu.ˈŋɑuna|ENbubble as in soap bubbles or seafoam, whitecaps, condensed water droplets|TPbabalPHRASElang ngaungaunafoam or skin or scum on top of the waterruba ngaungaunaseafoam, formed by breakers hitting the beach
ngeliˈŋe.liv|ENto be suspended or in a hanging state|TPhangamapDigoxi 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.ɑvw|ENto hang up, as in clothes on a line|TPhangimapimAm gaxauya xauyangadi masup, saing am gangelia xauyangamam tangandi mua.We finish harvesting the vegetables, and we hang our vegetables up in its bilum.
ngengˈŋeŋna|ENcicada species|TPbinatangNgengdi daxaba mana bungbunga.The cicadas screech in the afternoon.GENERICmoxasnake
ngikngigaŋik.ˈŋi.ɡɑv|ENto pop, the sound your ears make when you dive down deep in the water and the pressure is great|TPyau pairap
ngikngikŋik.ˈŋikv|ENto whimper, as in the sound a distressed dog makes|TPkrai
ngindingindiˌŋin.di.ˈŋin.dina|ENfeelers on an insect|TPmausgras bilong binatang
ngindingindinaŋin.ˌdi.ŋin.ˈdi.nɑni|ENinsect antennas
ngingiˈi.ŋiv|ENto 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|TPmemeim
ngingi1ˈŋi.ŋi
ngitiaŋi.ˈti.ɑ
ngungutuxuyaŋu.ˌŋu.tu.ˈɣu.jɑv|ENclear the throat
ngusukngusukŋu.ˌsuk.ŋu.ˈsuk
ngutuˈŋu.tuv|ENto string something up, as in beads or fish|TPropimBaing xapdi saing ngutudi laing ngutuga baxagi.And they get them and string them until the string is full.
ngutukŋu.ˈtukna|ENstring used to hold things, as in beads, or a stringer for fish. The string goes through an object to hold it.|TPropBaing xapdi saing ngutudi laing ngutuga baxagi.And they get them and string them until the string is full.