Languages

Yabem

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Introduction

Yabem is a language of Papua New Guinea. It is spoken in Morobe Province, Huon peninsula, near Finschhafen coast. .

The Yabem Verb

Sample Verbs

to bite-ŋac
to blow-uc
to breathelàu
to burn-laŋ, -tuŋ
to buyồli
to chewkoc
to climb-pi
to come-mêŋ
to cook-no
to count-sam
to cry-taŋ
to cut, hack-pa
to die, be dead-mac ềndu
to dig-kwê
to dream
to drink-nôm
to eat-ềŋ, -niŋ
to fall-su
to fear-têc, -takê
to flow-sèleŋ/-nseleŋ
to flylôp, -lồb
to grow-tôp
to hear-ŋô
to hit-jàc, -nac
to hold-kôc
to hunt-janda
to kill-jàc, -nac
to know, be knowledgeablekauc
to laugh-ômac
to lie down-ềc, -nêc
to open, uncoverlasê
to plant-puŋ, -sê
to pound, beat-jac/-nac
to say-be, -sôm
to see-lic
to sew-si
to shoot-pê
to sit-ŋgôŋ
to sleep-ềc, -nêc bêc
to sniff, smell-ôc
to spit-kasôp
to split-sêlê
to squeeze-pip
to stab, pierce-guŋ, -ŋfuŋ
to stand-kô
to steal-nam geŋgeŋ
to suck-lib, -nôm
to swim-im, -kêkôc, -poac
to think-(m)be
to throw-baliŋ, -mbaliŋ
to tie up, fasten-kic, -sồ
to turn
to walk-jà, -na
to vomit-luc
to work-jam, -nam
to yawn-jam/-nam pamêc

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