Languages

Pingelapese

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Introduction

Pingelapese is a language of Micronesia. It is spoken in Pingelap and Ponape. Also in Guam, United States. .

Dialects

Lexical similarity: 81% with Pohnpeian (See: Pohnpeian), 79% with Mokilese (See: Mokilese).

The Pingelapese Verb

Sample Verbs

to blowuhk
to breathemohng
to burnsiropi
to buypwain-, pwei
to chooseseuliplip
to climbdaur, kireda
to cookinim
to countkasepe
to crysaeng, sɛŋ
to cut, hackpal
to die, be deadmehla
to digwei
to dreamoureman
to eatkang
to fearmesik
to growkaekaeir
to hearrɔŋ, roang
to hideek
to killkemehla
to know, be knowledgeablesehse
to lie downpalek, waehdi
to live, be alivekousan
to open, uncoverweladpeseng
to plantpoadok
to pound, beatsuk
to scratchkoarae
to seekila
to sewdae, dedei
to sitmwohdi
to sleepmɛyr
to sniff, smellled
to spitkusukus
to splitpʷɛla-ŋek
to standu
to stealpirap, pirapá, pirapae
to thinklaemae, pwahnoh
to walkwaeiduh, weiduh
to workdaedoahk
to yawn

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