Arguni

Facts

  • Language: Arguni
  • Alternate names: Argoeni
  • Language code: agf
  • Language family: Austronesian, Malayo-Polynesian, Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian, North Bomberai
  • Number of speakers: 150
  • Script: Category

Introduction

Arguni is a language of Indonesia. It is spoken in Papua Province, Fak-Fak district. Off northwest coast, Bomberai peninsula on Arguni island in Maccluer gulf.

The Arguni Verb

Sample Verbs

to bite-ret
to blowsera...
to breathebinapes
to buy-taʔun
to choose-pili
to climbu-sua
to come-ma
to cook-fo...
to countuferam
to cry-tagis
to cut, hackorar
to die, be dead-mat
to dig-ʔe
to dream[ga-vaʔanev] sinin...
to drink-umun
to eat-madenan
to feargamberad
to flyi-tiʔir
to hear-tanem
to hit-pʷaper
to hold-wagit
to hunt-mbam
to kill-demi
to know, be knowledgeablegaruʔu
to laugh-marif
to lie downga-soso ga-daderembi...
to live, be alive-rarewer
to open, uncover-peg
to plant-tanem
to pound, beat-so
to say-ga
to scratchgaʔor
to see-rewer
to sew-ture
to shoot-mbaref
to sit-mdagen
to sleep-reʔenef
to sniff, smell-sigir
to spit-fures
to split-pʷaʔus
to squeeze-wame
to stab, pierce-sambe
to stand-ser
to steal-menena
to sucksus
to swellfofor
to swim-rur
to thinkgamaŋgati
to throw-so
to tie up, fasten-sir
to turnsuvuren
to walk-ra
to vomit-preʔe
to work-voʔit
to yawn