• Language: Seke
  • Alternate names: Ske
  • Language code: ske
  • Language family: Austronesian, Malayo-Polynesian, Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian, Eastern Malayo-Polynesian, Oceanic, Central-Eastern Oceanic, Remote Oceanic, North and Central Vanuatu, Northeast Vanuatu-Banks Islands, East Vanuatu
  • Number of speakers: 300
  • Script: Category


Seke is a language of Vanuatu. It is spoken in Pentecost island.

The Seke Verb

Sample Verbs

to bitegat, -gzê
to blowriv, vu
to burnbistêrê
to buy-gle
to choosele lo-
to climbgal
to comeme
to cookrangê
to count-bli
to crydeng
to cut, hackdal, dalê
to die, be deadmat
to diggil, -gli
to dreamle mat
to drinkmin, -mni
to eatgan, -gne
to fallveh
to fear-mzek
to flowrir
to flygak
to growmur
to hear-rngo, rong
to hidedu sehrek
to hit-ôsê
to hold-vsi
to hunt-gro
to killôh pni
to know, be knowledgeable-glia
to laughman
to lie downwe
to live, be alivemur
to open, uncoversangvi
to plant-rvu
to say-vne
to scratchgavre
to seele, -lsê
to sew-hlo, solsol
to shoot-lpwa
to sitdok
to sleep-mzôr
to sniff, smell-rngo bo-
to spitgasur
to splitdalpre
to squeezevwihnê
to stab, piercesu
to standdu
to stealrah, rahnê
to swellreh
to swimloh
to thinkdodme
to throwsêbnê
to tie up, fastenboze, vuti
to walkurut
to vomit
to workôm
to yawn