Languages

Bonggi

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Introduction

Bonggi is a language of Malaysia. It is spoken in Sabah, Kudat district, Banggi island. 15 villages. .

Dialects

Most similar to Molbog (See: Molbog?) of the Philippines. Lexical similarity with dialects of Brunei Bisaya (See: Bisaya, Brunei?): 58% with Sarawak dialect and 57%–59% with Brunei dialect.

The Bonggi Verb

Sample Verbs

to bitenohol
to breatheintaŋ
to burnnutugn
to buymoli
to choosemili
to climbsĕmblahi
to comemiātaŋ
to cookěŋgafi
to countniap
to crytĕmeis
to cut, hackkĕtofo
to die, be deadmāti
to dreamĕŋgĕnifi
to drinkĕŋinum
to eatmohodn
to fallĕndabu
to fearmolok
to flylampad
to hearkidoŋor
to hitnumbuk
to know, be knowledgeablefandi
to lie downsĕmarik
to live, be alivebiag
to open, uncovertiŋgiwa
to plantnanam
to saymoro
to scratchnuhud
to shootnimbak
to sitmufuŋ
to sleepmodop
to sniff, smellĕŋgadak
to spitilab
to splitmĕlak
to stab, piercemusuk
to stealnahu
to sucknunsup
to swimlěmuŋi
to thinkmihir
to tie up, fastennigad
to walkĕmpāno
to yawn

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