Languages

Kioko

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Introduction

Kioko is a language of Indonesia. It is spoken in Southeast Sulawesi Province, North Buton regency, Bonegunu and Kambowa subdistricts. Buton island. .

Dialects

Kambowa, Kioko. Possibly dialect of the Pancana (See: Pancana?) language. Lexical similarity: 82% with Kambowa dialect, 81% with Laompo dialect of Muna (See: Muna), 74% with Muna, 75% with Liabuku (See: Liabuku?) and Busoa (See: Busoa?).

The Kioko Verb

Sample Verbs

to bitenekukuči, nokutie
to blowneʔuču, nohutue
to breathenofeinei, nopeinei
to burnnečunu, notonue
to buyneʔoli, neholi
to chewnenaŋku, nonaŋkue
to choosenepembili, nepili
to climbneponihi, nofoni
to comenobundo, noɓundo
to cookmenahu, nenaʔu
to countneʔise, neise
to crynoʔoʔae, nogora
to cut, hacknetumpo, nečumpo
to die, be deadnomate
to digneseli
to dreamnokopohondo, nomenifi
to drinknofoxoʔu, noporohu
to eatnomaa, nopomaa
to fallnomondaβu, nomundaβu
to fearnomoteʔi, nomotehi
to flownoβaa, nosii
to flynoʔoxo, nohoro
to grownotumbu, nočumbu
to hearnoreɗene, noxɛɗene
to hidenoʔiko, nohoko
to hitneɓeɓe, nelolei
to holdnekeni, nokenie
to huntnopoasu
to killnefekamate, nepomate
to know, be knowledgeablenopandeane, nopandeʔane
to laughnofotaa, nopotaa
to lie downnofondole, nopondole
to live, be alivenomo'oxi, nomohuri
to open, uncoverneɓoka, neɓoŋka, noɓokae
to plantnetaɗu
to pound, beatnetombuki
to saynobisara, nopogau, nopulu
to scratchnekumpai
to seenoʔondo, nohondoe
to sewnesorumba, nesoxumba
to shootnepiɗi
to sitneŋkora, neŋkoxa
to sleepnetiri, nomoʔodo
to sniff, smellneɓoɓo, noɓoɓoe, nofeβono
to spitmekapera, nekapexa
to splitneβeta
to squeezenefeo, nopiohe
to stab, piercenetoɓo, netoɓoki
to standnotaɗe
to stealnombolaku
to sucknegomi, nogomie
to swellnosuɗu
to swimnoleni, noleŋi
to thinknopekixi, nopikiri
to thrownetuɗa, nečumbe
to tie up, fastenneɓoke, noɓokee
to turnnoɓali, nopali
to walknondala
to vomitnotolua
to worknokaraǰaa, nokaradaa
to yawnnoβaβa, noβambai

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