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
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
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.