Languages

Sengseng

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Introduction

Sengseng is a language of Papua New Guinea. It is spoken in West New Britain Province, southwest interior. .

Dialects

Senseng treated as a dialect of Kaulong (See: Kaulong) by Wurm and Hattori.

The Sengseng Verb

Sample Verbs

to bitekat, koho, tuk
to blowpuh, sa
to breathemoyo-
to burnsut, tun
to buykol, kul
to chewmak, nas
to choosesahal
to climbsi, sopa
to comeme[i], moi
to cookkau, wut
to counttik
to cryhau, tinis
to cut, hackpuk, tai, ut, vɛl
to die, be deadhisi, hun, lukhon, lus
to digkɛl
to dreamenu-n li
to drinknum
to eati
to fallhesun, loŋ-koh
to fearlem, noknok
to flowsut
to flyyak
to growmihit, nuhum
to hearki|noŋ
to hidekek
to hitvi, wok
to holdkaksum, kom, soŋ-ho
to hunthip
to killvi
to know, be knowledgeablehaop, hion
to laughhoŋ
to lie downnok, sinok
to live, be aliveɪn, mon, oŋ
to open, uncoverklas
to planth[u]wa, yasi
to pound, beattuk, tut
to saysakal, tik, yai
to scratchkas, niyoŋ
to seehion
to sewsihit
to shootvɛs
to sitsioŋ
to sleepnahuŋ
to sniff, smellhibɛk-i, pin
to spitkusap, lakmo
to splitpal, tak
to squeezepaŋ[sut]-
to stab, piercenɪn, tak, vɛs
to standsipɪt
to stealtip
to suckslup, sus
to swellsosohom
to swimsuh [su]
to thinkkumak, minhu
to throwpsik, taŋ, tɪŋ
to tie up, fastenkan, vat
to turnpakeh, puk
to walkhih, yok
to vomitkelaut, mutwok
to workkum, niŋ-pi
to yawntak wo-

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