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Austronesian Comparative Dictionary

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-naŋ    -naw₁    -naw₂    -nek    -nem₁    -nem₂    -neR    -niŋ    -nut    

29988

*-naŋ shine, sparkle

Tagalog kináŋshininess, lustre
Toba Batak linaŋshine, glitter, sparkle
Tiruray selinaŋdirect sunlight
Maranao senaŋsun
Maranao tenaŋshine, lustre

29989

*-naw₁ enclosed body of water

PAN *danawlake
Kadazan Dusun anawpaddyfield, wet ricefield
Aklanon baeanáwpuddle (of water)
PEFor banawlake, pond
Manobo (Western Bukidnon) belenewpuddle; surface water; "run off" after a rain
Ilokano danʔáwlake, pond
Tagalog lánawpool, small lake; lagoon

29990

*-naw₂ melt, liquefy

PWMP *lunawmelt, liquefy
PWMP *runawmelt, liquefy
PPH *túnawmelt, dissolve
Binukid bunawadd liquid to a staple food to make it soft
Paiwan djerenawdissolve, melt (listed under renaw)
Buruese lanamelt; flow
Maranao mbolanawmelt
Pangasinan nawnáwdissolve
Maranao senaomelt, disintegrate

-naŋ    -naw₁    -naw₂    -nek    -nem₁    -nem₂    -neR    -niŋ    -nut    

ne

29991

*-nek sound, of sleep

Malay jenakdeep, of sleep
Dairi-Pakpak Batak léneksleep soundly
Maranao neksound asleep
Malay n-en-akdeep, of sleep (with n- by assimilation?)

29992

*-nem₁ dark

Banggai bunomcloud

29993

*-nem₂ think, ponder, brood;-remember

Kavalan anemheart; mind, conscience

29994

*-neR hear

PWMP *teneRvoice
Subanen/Subanun bonugto hear
Manobo (Western Bukidnon) dineghear
Aborlan Tagbanwa geneghear, listen
Maranao kanegsense of hearing; hear
Tagalog kiníglisten to (someone, or a sound)
Cebuano lánugloud, resonant; echo
Maranao neghear, hearing
Manobo (Western Bukidnon) pemineglisten to something, obey

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ni

29995

*-niŋ clear, limpid

PMP *niŋniŋclear, of water
Javanese (e)niŋclear (of insight)
Javanese beniŋclear (of liquid, eye, sound)
Ngaju Dayak giniŋshine, sparkle
Hiligaynon híniŋshiny, polished
Kadazan Dusun huniŋvarnish
Ngaju Dayak laliniŋstay open (of the eyes), shine
Kayan teniŋclear, limpid (of water)

-naŋ    -naw₁    -naw₂    -nek    -nem₁    -nem₂    -neR    -niŋ    -nut    

nu

29996

*-nut husk, fiber

PMP *banutcoconut husk
PMP *benutcoconut husk
PMP *Runutplant fibers
Mongondow banutfibrous husk of coconut
Nggela penucoconut outer husk
Isneg ranútfibrous (sweet potatoes, etc.) (Also Pangasinan lánot 'thick fiber')
Sa'a unufibrous spathe of a coconut frond, used for straining
Isneg xónutthe hair that protects the young shoots of fan palms

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Austronesian Comparative Dictionary, web edition
Robert Blust and Stephen Trussel
www.trussel2.com/ACD
2010: revision 9/24/2017
email: Blust (content) – Trussel (production)
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