Languages

Kalinga, Limos

Fact corner

  • Language: Kalinga, Limos
  • Alternate names:: Limos-Liwan Kalinga, Northern Kalinga
  • SIL-code: Ethnologue:kmk
  • Language family: Austronesian, Malayo-Polynesian, Philippine, Northern Luzon, Meso-Cordilleran, South-Central Cordilleran, Central Cordilleran, North Central Cordilleran, Kalinga-Itneg, Kalinga
  • Number of speakers: 12,700
  • Script:

Introduction

Kalinga, Limos is a language of Philippines. It is spoken in Luzon, Kalinga Province, Pinukpuk, Tabuk, and Rizal municipalities. .

Dialects

Intelligibility: Lubuagan Kalinga (See: Kalinga, Lubuagan) 65%, Southern Kalinga (See: Kalinga, Southern) 66%, Tanudan Kalinga 67% (See: Kalinga, Tanudan), Ilocano (See: Ilocano) 84%.

The Kalinga, Limos Verb

Sample Verbs

to bitemangkunít
to blowsap-uyan
to breatheumángos
to burngumílab
to buygátang, ngína
to chewmangkotkót
to choosemampíli
to climbsakáy, tagadá
to comedumatóng, sumáal
to cookman-útu, man-asúg
to countbílang, iyáp
to cryman-íbil, manlúwa
to cut, hackpokpokón
to die, be deadmatóy
to digkulúban
to dreaminóp
to drinkuminúm
to eatmangán
to fallpognás
to fearkimút, umogyát
to flowman-áyus
to flytumáud
to growtúbu
to hearmagngól
to hideisulúk
to hitgongat
to holdaggomán
to huntmanganup
to know, be knowledgeabletigammu
to laughumémeng, umulkiyós
to lie downumbog
to live, be alivematágu, matattagúwan
to open, uncoverbukatán
to plantmammúla
to pound, beatmambáyu
to sayibagá
to scratchkudkúd
to seeumíla
to sewmandáit
to shootmamaltug
to sitmantúpak
to sleepsúyop
to sniff, smellsungsúng
to spitmallugpá
to splitbiíkon, bisakon
to squeezepokolón, posposón
to stab, pierceiduspák, iduy-úk
to standsumíkad
to stealakáwon
to sucksusúpon
to swimkiyát
to thinkmandomdom, mansomsomok
to throwbatuwón
to tie up, fastenpostón
to turnmanlíwos, manligús, manlitón
to walkkumiyang
to vomitúta
to workmangkokwa
to yawnuwáb

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