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Palawano, Southwest

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Introduction

Palawano, Southwest is a language of Philippines. It is spoken in Southwest Palawan Island, north of Rizal to the south tip, east side from Bataraza south, mostly along upland rivers, some along the coast. .

Dialects

Intelligibility of Central Palawano (See: Palawano, Central?) 75%, of Brooke’s Point Palawano (See: Palawano, Brooke’s Point?) 76%. Lexical similarity: 85% with Brooke’s Point Palawano (See: Palawano, Brooke’s Point?), 78% with Central Palawano (See: Palawano, Central?).

The Palawano, Southwest Verb

Sample Verbs

to bitekagat, kumagat
to blowdumres, tepig, tepiog, tumepig, tumepiog
to breatheginawa, megginawa
to burndeket, dektan, tumutong, tutong
to buyelen, melen
to chewmegsepa'
to choosememili', pili'
to climbineik, mineik, tindal, tumindal, tumungol, tungol
to comeato', mato'
to cookiluto', meg'iluto'
to countitong
to crysiak, sumiak
to cut, hacktigbas, tumigbas
to die, be deadmatey, patey
to digkali, megkali
to dreammeneginep, teginep
to drinkinom, minom
to eatkaan, kumaan, mengaan
to falldegdag, dumegdag, medegdag
to feartakot, tumakot
to flowburbor, murbor
to flylepad, lumpad
to growdekla', dumekla'
to hearkingeg, kumingeg, pekingeg
to hidepetago'
to hitlipak, lumipak, meglipak
to holdkepet, kumpet
to huntmenubok, subok
to killimatey, mengimatey, mimatey
to know, be knowledgeablekeseudan, meseudan, seod
to laughkesit, kumsit
to lie downbuntol, pebuntol
to live, be alivebiag, megbiag
to open, uncovertukas, tumukas
to plantluak, lumuak, mengluak, sasad
to pound, beatlebek, menglebek
to sayberes, meres
to scratchkumutkot, kutkot, mengutkot
to seebiri', mebiri'
to sewtehi', tumehi'
to shootmegpana'
to sitadong, madong, peadong
to sleepiga', miga'
to sniff, smellarek, erkan, marek
to spitibeg, mibeg
to splitbela', megbela', randang, ridis
to squeezemegpega
to stab, pierceseksak, sumeksak
to standteyeg, tumyeg
to steallaog, menakew, takew
to suckmegsepsep
to swellbaga', maga'
to swimlangoy, lumangoy, meglangoy
to thinkmemikir, pikir
to throwbakal, megbakal
to tie up, fastensiget, sigtan, sumiget
to turnisi', misi' et debdeb, misi' et gibang, misi' et kewanan
to walkmanew, panew
to vomitkesuda, suka, sumuka
to workkeradya, megkeradya
to yawnmegwab

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