Kis

Facts

  • Language: Kis
  • Alternate names:
  • Language code: kis
  • Language family: Austronesian, Malayo-Polynesian, Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian, Eastern Malayo-Polynesian, Oceanic, Western Oceanic, North New Guinea, Schouten, Kairiru-Manam, Manam
  • Number of speakers: 220
  • Script: Category

Introduction

Kis is a language of Papua New Guinea. It is spoken in East Sepik Province, south southeast of Samap, inland from the coast.

The Kis Verb

Sample Verbs

to bite[a]kəti
to comemay, me
to cookyuwani
to die, be deadyime
to drinkkwuŋiya
to eatan
to hearraŋaŋa
to hitse
to sayrimu, sapa
to seere
to sitmiya posu
to sleepwena
to standraigwa
to suckiya
to walkkei
to yawn