Likum

Facts

  • Language: Likum
  • Alternate names:
  • Language code: lib
  • Language family: Austronesian, Malayo-Polynesian, Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian, Eastern Malayo-Polynesian, Oceanic, Admiralty Islands, Eastern, Manus, West
  • Number of speakers: 80
  • Script: Category

Introduction

Likum is a language of Papua New Guinea. It is spoken in Manus Province, west Manus island.

The Likum Verb

Sample Verbs

to bitee-taʔak
to blowsomuna
to breatheeso koha-n
to burnesun
to buysewie
to chewe-taʔak
to climbi-ñek
to comeo|mʷe
to cooke-joh
to countcacom
to crycilen
to cut, hacke-motoh
to die, be deadi-mak
to digih
to dreamemmih
to drinki-uʔun
to eati-aʔan
to fallelloh
to feari-noh
to flyejih
to growettoh
to heare-rohon
to hideemmay
to hityeʔum
to holde-torow
to hunte-yohow
to know, be knowledgeabletoniʔan
to laughkerekih
to lie downyiʔin
to plantettah
to saymaw
to scratche-maʔak
to seee-saʔan
to sewe-sirih
to shooti-rom
to sitmañah
to sleepe-metin
to sniff, smellenuhun
to spitkurusom
to splitsapow
to squeezeekkek
to stab, piercei-rom
to standtatok
to stealekkeh
to swellellah
to swime-jay
to thinke-puton
to throwsapara
to tie up, fastenuhu
to turnposoa
to walkootet
to vomite-mok
to worklohow
to yawn