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Sangir

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Introduction

Sangir is a language of Indonesia. It is spoken in North Sulawesi Province. Northwest of east end of peninsula, Great Sangir island. Also in Philippines. .

Dialects

Manganitu (Tamako), Siau (Sjauw), Tabukang (Tabukan), Tagulandang (Tahulandang), Taruna (Tahuna).

The Sangir Verb

Sample Verbs

to bitekiki
to blowtiuʔ, tiuq
to breathesindaʔ, suminda
to burntutung, tutuŋ
to buybɨli, bĕlli
to chewmamaing, sĕpa
to choosepile
to climbaβiq, awiʔ
to comemahi, mawuna
to cookpakasasaʔ, pakasasaq, sumanhoka
to countdekeng, mĕ-tiaʔ
to crykia, saŋiʔ
to cut, hackaidɨq, ma-nariʔ
to die, be deadmate, nate
to digbangka, baŋka
to dreambaḷioβang, m-ioi
to drinkinung, inuŋ
to eatkumaɨng, k-um-aeŋ
to fallma-nawo, tɨnaq
to feartakuʔ, takuq
to flowelehĕʔ, sɬgaq
to flytɨlaq, tĕlaʔ
to growt-um-uwo
to heardingihɨq, diŋiheʔ
to hidebuni
to hitpakahinoq, tutu
to holdmɨngumbeleq, meŋumbeleʔ
to huntmɨnganuq, mĕnahusu, mĕŋanuʔ, -sahusu
to killpate
to know, be knowledgeablesingkaq, siŋkaʔ
to laughlɨge, lĕge
to lie downdĕmmaʔ
to live, be alivebiahĕʔ
to open, uncoverbuka, bukaq
to plantasiʔ, asiq, maŋ-asiʔ
to pound, beatlutaq, tĕtuʔ
to saykuĕŋ, mɨqbera
to scratchkaho, katiq
to seesilo
to sewgepeʔ, gepeq
to shootme-lutaŋ
to sitmaiang, maiaŋ
to sleeptikiʔ, tikiq
to sniff, smellimbu
to spitɨdu, maŋ-ĕdu
to splithĕŋeʔ
to squeezepɨha, pĕha
to stab, pierceleang, susuʔ
to standdarisiʔ, darisiq, tigohĕʔ
to stealtako
to sucksɨsuq, sĕsuʔ
to swellhamau
to swimkalang, kalaŋ
to thinkmaŋ-ĕnna, tinɣna
to throwpaḷoq, paloʔ
to tie up, fastenikiʔ, ikiq
to turntɨnung, tiriŋ
to walkdumaḷeng, d-um-aley
to vomitmuta, m-uta
to workgaḷɨq, mĕ-halĕʔ
to yawnkiolabĕʔ, ngoyalabɣ

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