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am̃jeng

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v. sleep

atumap̃

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v. rest

auhorohos

v. to weed; to clear land

ehgin

adj. afar

inholai

inholai
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n. Blue sea chub, snubnose chub, topsail drummer

Example: Photo by ANFC, License: CC BY-NC 3.0 via via Fishes of Australia

inlepei u inpoded

inlepei u inpoded
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n. epiphyte, growing in dense rainforest. (collection: Gregory M. Plunkett #4104)

Example: 1. This plant is considered bad luck when hunting or fishing. When doing these activities, do not decorate your hair with them. 2. This plant is used to weave the sheath portion of "nambas". First the stems are retted, then the inner portion of the plant removed. Once removed, the sheath is woven with the blanched fiber. 3. This is considered the male version of this plant. See GMP #4105, Phlegmarius sp. for the female version.

inmadidi

inmadidi
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n. kind of flowering plant (collection: Gregory M. Plunkett #4768)

inmanaleg

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n. kind of bird

inmokmarakei

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n. kind of fish

inpa u natmas

inpa u natmas
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n. tree. Growing near village. (collection: Ashley A McGuigan #13)

Example: 1. To cure toothache when pregnant - Take the inner bark from Intejed and boil it in a pot of seawater (about 1 liter) along with 2 leaves from each of inpoutnatmas, narayag, nahayag, and nelmaha. Boil until juice is visibly leaving the plants. Put this water into your mouth and hold it there for 2-3 minutes. Do this this with one cup in the morning, 1 cup in the afternoon, and 1 cup in the evening.

intal eteuc

n. the name of a plant with a white flower; a lily

intoho

intoho
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n. tree, 10-12 m tall (collection: Gregory M. Plunkett #3638)

Example: This tree is a good source of wood for house posts as well as sawn timber. The ripe fruit is edible but some of these are sour. Pick only the most ripe fruits. This species grows commonly on river banks.

intowosjei

intowosjei
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n. terrestrial orchid, 1 m tall (collection: Gregory M. Plunkett #3708)

inyat lelcei

inyat lelcei
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n. tree, 5 m tall (collection: Gregory M. Plunkett #4032)

kumnyumoi ilpu hal u

n. the seven stars; the children of Kumnyumoi

laknu

laknu
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[laknu] n. Vanikoro Flycatcher

Example: Photo by Arthur Chapman, License: CC BY-NC-SA 2.0 via Flickr

nadeij

nadeij
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n. herb to 1. 5 m tall, flowers yellow (collection: Michael J. Balick #4894)

Example: When seeds are grey-white, they are ripe. Pick these and make decorations out of them such as necklaces. Women make these necklaces.

nahaijcai

n. kind of plant, grass, or fern

nahau ahii

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n. kind of turtle

nahau alpas

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n. big turtle

najgau

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n. kind of fish

napau

n. kind of tree

natau atam̃eñ

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n. kind of shellfish

nauwai

n. kind of banana

nauy erop̃

nauy erop̃
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n. tree, 3 m tall (collection: Gregory M. Plunkett #3444)

nayentinepcer

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n. kind of fish

neaig milmat

n. a green coconut

necemas

necemas
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n. fern to 30 cm, cones green (collection: Michael J. Balick #4919)

Example: Use this plant to send a message to someone that another person has died. Take 1 dried leaf, to pass message to another village/tribe or people. Hold it in your hand and walk past a person, then they know that someone has died.

nefelelicai has

n. tares

neisindien

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[nɛjsindiɛn] n. fish anus

nejecjeñ

nejecjeñ
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n. tree, 5 m tall (collection: Gregory M. Plunkett #3652)

neka

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n. Group of fish including triggerfish, wrasses, chubs, mullets, jacks, and sweetlips

nekia

nekia

n. terrestrial, occasional (collection: Tom A. Ranker #2487)

neljatpo

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[nelʝat̚po] n. December (lit. continue relaxing)

nemnem

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n. home

nepihti

n. kind of tree

neroa

neroa
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n. tree to 5 m, dbh 12 cm (collection: Michael J. Balick #4917)

Example: Flowers are used to decorate the house and other areas as they are very fragrant. The leaves are used to cover taro cooked in an earth oven.

neusjai

n. a fern tree

nijmese

n. green foliage

nilec

nilec
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n. epiphyte. Growing on tree in village area. (collection: Ashley A McGuigan #1)

Example: Makes period normal again. Take three young leaves from the very tops of the plant and pound and squeeze out the juice from the leaves. Mix with small amount of water to help juice come out. Drink this 3 times a day for 3 days.

nimtinjap par alau

n. wind-related term; no definition provided

nirid u numu

nirid u numu
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n. terrestrial fern on forest floor, growing in disturbed forest. (collection: Gregory M. Plunkett #3482)

Example: People who go fishing take this plant along with other unspecified leaves, crush them and rub them on the fishing line that the person is using. This is said to attract more fish to the bait. It is also a "message plant" to be put in a person’s hat when they come back from fishing and then people know that they caught fish. Local name means "fish gill.

niskes

niskes
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n. Harry hotlips, blubberlip

Example: Photo by ANFC, License: CC BY-NC 3.0 via Fishes of Australia

nohos ma

nohos ma
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n. ripe bananas

Example: Photo by K. David Harrison, April 2016.

nohos u nekrei

n. the flying-fox banana

nowei yag

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[noweɪ yaŋ] n. July (lit. a kind of wood when it’s leaves become yellow)

nugnas iran

n. a bunch of taro

numuyehec

numuyehec
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n. tree, 8 m tall (collection: Gregory M. Plunkett #3624)

Example: Use the wood of this plant for roof rafters.

pokmi

adv. seaward here

wukau

n. kind of taro