Languages

Bobot

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Introduction

Bobot is a language of Indonesia. It is spoken in Maluku Province. Southeast Seram, Werinama district, southeast from Atiahu village to Kota Baru; also Tunsai village in Liana area. .

Dialects

Lexical similarity: 44% with Sepa (See: Sepa?) and Teluti (See: Teluti?), 42% with Yalahatan (See: Yalahatan?).

The Bobot Verb

Sample Verbs

to bitea|kat, kasat
to blowanu, hosúf
to breatheamesa, manowa
to burni|dun, tuin
to buybalat, has
to chewmama, muma
to choosebadali, pili
to climbsa:
to comeboti, islot
to cookbamasa, hakatuin
to countareking, reʔin
to cryrakit, takit
to cut, hacki|da, tasa
to die, be deadimata
to digikaɬṿ, kais
to dreammánih, mnif
to drinka|ninṿ, nimin
to eataken, kan
to fallimnavṿ, reiʔ
to fearimtait, katoit
to flowbaitṿ, roiʔ
to flyidivṿ, rihi
to growme
to hearab|loka
to hidebasavunin, taihunin
to hitibiatṿ, lait
to holdadoman, sit
to huntak̚mada, ukikia
to killabunṿ, huin
to know, be knowledgeableiaveneta, kalelan
to laughamɬi, balíʔ
to lie downiburburiŋ, nima kanowa
to live, be aliveihidup, lihilihan
to open, uncoverbalak, siaʔ
to plantabakatau, toiʔ
to pound, beatdutṿ, tuti
to sayaduɬa, lian
to scratchikwas, kasa
to seeablá, ita
to sewabakasoma, tula
to shootbana, hana
to sitiduʷat, tuat
to sleepimtoɬṿ, nima
to sniff, smellabufmauk, mulit
to spitabeba, batof
to splitbola haʔas, ibat
to squeezelefa
to stab, pierceidevat, toiʔ
to standakolan
to stealkahléit, mana:
to suckamoit, komoan, sosa
to swellbi|vawa, boka
to swimahás, inakṿ
to thinkafikir, ita
to throwidutṿ, toiʔ
to tie up, fasteninafit, tes
to turnhutan, ibutar
to walkiko, lea, uha
to vomitaɬua, luaʔ
to workdei
to yawnamamawa, mu|máh

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