Languages

Titan

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Introduction

Titan is a language of Papua New Guinea. It is spoken in Manus Province, islands: Manus (southeast coast), Tawi, Wal, M’buke, Johnson, Baluan, Tilianu, Bundro, and Rambutyo. .

Dialects

2 dialects, r speakers on southeast Manus Island, l speakers on outlying islands. Intelligibility between, r and l, dialects 100%.

The Titan Verb

Sample Verbs

to biteala, ate
to blowilou
to burntulumui
to buycime
to chewtua, usi
to climbnyak
to comeme
to cookabur
to countcani, rameyani
to crytaŋ
to cut, hackcan
to die, be deadmat
to digiri
to drinkulumui, un
to eatani
to falllos, suar
to fearno
to flowsu
to flyilou
to growwai
to hearuroŋ
to hideakure
to hitta
to holdkakawi
to huntnyak
to killatiŋ
to know, be knowledgeablepas
to laughalisai
to lie downalul
to live, be aliveti
to open, uncovercaŋaŋ, tapari
to planttawi, tayani
to sayva
to seelele, lis
to sitan
to sleepmatir
to sniff, smelluŋe
to spitmari
to splitsel
to squeezeduluani, puriŋi, tamete
to standse, tadul
to stealcaburui
to swimkau, nyu
to thinktitile
to throwuti
to tie up, fastenasi, pakute
to turnmulie
to vomitromot
to workpo
to yawn

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