Languages

Manggarai

Fact corner

Introduction

Manggarai is a language of Indonesia. It is spoken in East Nusa Tenggara Province. Flores island, western third. .

Dialects

Central Manggarai (Ruteng), Eastern Manggarai, West-Central Manggarai, Western Manggarai. Around 43 subdialects. Similar to Riung (See: Riung?).

The Manggarai Verb

Sample Verbs

to biteakit
to blowpur
to breathenai
to burntapa
to buyweli
to chewmama
to chooselir, pilé
to climbtuké
to comecai, mai
to cookteneŋ
to countbilaŋ
to cryrétaŋ
to cut, hackdéntér
to die, be deadmata
to digcace
to dreamnipi
to drinkinuŋ
to eathaŋ
to fallpaʔu
to fearrantaŋ
to flowwaʔa
to flylélap
to growtodo
to heardeŋé
to hideboné, lépéŋ
to hitwego
to holdcau, pekeŋ
to huntŋobaŋ
to killmbele
to know, be knowledgeableŋgepuk
to laughtawa
to lie downberit
to live, be alivemosé
to open, uncovercéŋka, wuka
to plantweri
to pound, beattuk
to saycurup
to scratchkoér
to seelelo
to sewjaʔik
to shootpana
to sitlonto
to sleeptoko
to sniff, smellisuk
to spitipo
to splitcahir
to squeezekedur, kejé
to stab, pierceceka, dus, jelok
to standhesé
to stealtako
to suckmecol
to swellbara
to swimaŋiŋ
to thinknuk
to throwpake
to tie up, fastenpoŋo
to turnseléko
to walklako
to vomitroa
to workgori
to yawnŋoap

Verb Wiki

Verbix Website

edit SideBar

Copyright Verbix 1995-2016