Laghu

Facts

  • Language: Laghu
  • Alternate names: Katova, Lagu
  • Language code: lgb
  • Language family: Austronesian, Malayo-Polynesian, Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian, Eastern Malayo-Polynesian, Oceanic, Western Oceanic, Meso Melanesian, New Ireland, South New Ireland-Northwest Solomonic, Santa Isabel, West
  • Number of speakers: 3
  • Script: Category

Introduction

Laghu is a language of Solomon Islands. It is spoken in Santa Isabel, Kia district, Baolo and Samasodu villages.

The Laghu Verb

Sample Verbs

to bitekīnai
to blowkevui, nunute
to breathenanafa
to burnnunubra
to comemeha
to counttahɔ
to cryhɔre
to cut, hackkɔtɔpi, pɔtai, taraha, tɔka
to die, be deadevɔ, lehe
to digtifa
to drinkkeruhu
to eatkikina
to fallpipli
to fearhiraŋa
to flowkɔdaka
to flyflalɔ, simi
to hearhedɔlɔ
to hitbɔma
to holdgārɔmi
to hunttavihi
to killvarɔɣɔhi
to know, be knowledgeableavɔhi, tasei
to laughmae, paɣɔ
to lie downputai hinae
to live, be alivenekeririta, pɔtɔ
to saytahei
to scratchkanɔ
to seekaini
to sewpamai
to sitnakra
to sleepputai
to sniff, smellhuraŋi, tagafa
to spitkiknisu
to splitpaglini
to squeezefɔrɔi, piriki
to stab, pierceneleke, tɔhai
to standdeɣere
to stealblau
to sucknesui
to swellbikna, petu
to swimaha, ɔpuɔpu, taɔ
to thinkɣaɣadɔ
to tie up, fastendɔɣi
to turnviduru
to walkhinae, seha, zahɔ, zazahɔ, zazahɔfɔna
to vomitgɔgɔsa
to worksāsuku
to yawn