Awad Bing

Facts

  • Language: Awad Bing
  • Alternate names: Awad Gey, Biliau, Bing, Samang, Semang, Sengam
  • Language code: bcu
  • Language family: Austronesian, Malayo-Polynesian, Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian, Eastern Malayo-Polynesian, Oceanic, Western Oceanic, North New Guinea, Ngero-Vitiaz, Vitiaz, Bel, Astrolabe
  • Number of speakers: 1450
  • Script:

Introduction

Awad Bing is a language of Papua New Guinea. It is spoken in Madang Province, Astrolabe Bay area, west of Saidor. 7 villages.

Dialects

Biliau, Galeg, Suit, Yamai, Yori. Distinct from, but similar to, Mindiri (See: Mindiri?) and Wab (See: Wab?).

The Awad Bing Verb

Sample Verbs

to burnaniŋiŋ
to come-si
to cry-taŋiŋ, taŋtaŋ
to die, be dead-ma : t
to dig-sar
to eat-aŋ
to fly-ruoi
to hear-luoŋ
to kill-fug
to open, uncover-pas
to shootpan
to sleep-en
to squeezeab
to suck-mus
to vomit-luwu
to yawn