Languages

Amis, Nataoran

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Introduction

Amis, Nataoran is a language of Taiwan. It is spoken in Hualien area and north of Fenglin. .

Dialects

Cikosowan, Kaliyawan (Kaliyuawan), Nataoran, Natawran, Pokpok, Ridaw, Sakizaya (Sakiray, Sakiraya). Not generally understood by other Amis. Sakizaya dialect is even more divergent from Central Amis (See: Amis). In recent years dialects converged. Lexical similarity: 50% with Central Amis.

The Amis, Nataoran Verb

Sample Verbs

to bitemukalat
to blowmiyup
to breathemuhanhan
to burnmalikat
to buymicakay
to chewmukəmkəm
to choosemipiliʡ
to climbminabuy
to cometayni
to cookmusaʔ
to countmiʡasip
to crymuaŋic
to cut, hackmikasuy
to die, be deadmapatay
to digmibuhað
to dreamsimpiʔ
to drinkminanum
to eatmukan
to fallmaʔtik
to fearmatalaw
to flowmusirsir
to flymubahal
to hearmitəŋir
to hitpatkaʔ
to holdmuwiwið
to huntmiʡaðup
to killmutalaʔ
to know, be knowledgeablematinəŋ
to laughmatawaʔ
to live, be alivemaʡoðip
to open, uncovermiwawah
to plantpalumaʔ
to pound, beatmaðuh
to saykamuʔ
to scratchmukuskus
to seemiməlaw
to sewmitaʡis
to shootmupanaʡ
to sitmuʔnəŋ
to sleepmabiʡ
to sniff, smellmisanək
to spitmisupaʡ
to squeezemicəpət
to stab, piercemipacuk
to standmurkað
to stealmikiðəm
to suckmicəpcəp
to swellmalibawaʔ
to swimmiðaŋuy
to thinkmisimsim
to throwmimaliʔ
to tie up, fastenmiluʔuc
to turnmaliʔut
to walkmucurir
to vomitmutaʡ
to workmaluk
to yawnmasuab

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