Languages

Muyuw

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Introduction

Muyuw is a language of Papua New Guinea. It is spoken in Milne Bay Province, Losuia district, Woodlark island. .

Dialects

Iwa, Lougaw (Gawa), Nawyem, Wamwan, Yanaba. Iwa dialect is halfway between Muyuw (See: Muyuw) and Kilivila (See: Kilivila). Lexical similarity: 68% with Kilivila (See: Kilivila).

The Muyuw Verb

Sample Verbs

to biteged
to blowitotow, yik
to breathekayow nuwan, yatun
to burngob
to buygimwal, ymayis
to chewgen
to choosekamkwin
to climbkatulag, mwen
to comeam, im
to cookkaléibwan
to countvin
to crykawnavin, valam
to cut, hacklavis, tay
to die, be deadkanig, mat
to digkaviyeil
to dreamkamikon, kantet
to drinkmom, moum
to eatkam, koum
to fallkalivatouw, kalouw
to feargoul, pwayat, wen
to flowlátay
to flyyow
to growsob, tub
to hearkataluteg, ligen, neg
to hidetoupan
to hitwak, weiy
to holdkapét
to hunttayob, toutuw
to killkatimet, weiy
to know, be knowledgeablekakin, sinóp(w)
to laughgágig
to lie downmásis
to live, be alivemamwov
to open, uncoverkaliyow, katuyow
to plantsop, way
to pound, beatway, weiy
to saydibek, kavatag, lana, livan
to scratchtadidul
to seekin
to sewbas, bes, kunup
to shootgipouy, lus
to sitsin
to sleepkandakwek, masis
to sniff, smellsikwén, sukon
to spitgiw, gus
to splitkaysal, lav
to squeezekimimey, pwel
to stab, piercebes, giyev
to standtabalawaw, tow
to stealbakew, veinaw
to suckmwes, sus
to swelllol
to swimgay
to thinkdik, kanuway
to throwlev, lov
to tie up, fastenskwen, yawen
to turnsilikivin
to walknoun
to vomitnagob, ngeb
to workwutálan, wutiley
to yawnkanawat

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