Minigir

Facts

  • Language: Minigir
  • Alternate names: Bilur, Birar
  • Language code: bxf
  • Language family: Austronesian, Malayo-Polynesian, Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian, Eastern Malayo-Polynesian, Oceanic, Western Oceanic, Meso Melanesian, New Ireland, South New Ireland-Northwest Solomonic
  • Number of speakers: 4180
  • Script: Category

Introduction

Minigir is a language of Papua New Guinea. It is spoken in East New Britain Province, Gazelle peninsula, southeast of Cape Gazelle. 12 villages.

The Minigir Verb

Sample Verbs

to biteapap iarkakarat
to blowi wuwu
to breatheilo vuvu
to burnaiap-iot, na kor kor i muu
to chewi mame
to comeva go rit
to cooki tutun a tio ma iap, it papava a tio ma ran, na malum iniap
to counti luluk
to cryi tangi
to cut, hacki poko a bo roi
to die, be deadi mat
to digigan
to dreami irereap
to drinkiap
to eati tamo
to feari bukur vanatnat
to flyo manu i mobo
to growna ur magit itur
to heari logor
to hiti varum
to holdi tolo a kuma
to hunti papanak tur va many
to killi amat a bor noi
to know, be knowledgeablei nunuran
to laughi ar kobor
to live, be alivea boroi ki do
to open, uncoveri apang a taman
to planti ing na kau kau
to sayi urek
to scratchi karunono
to seei nei
to sewi git
to shooti panak i mo vuvur
to siti ke
to sleepi bor bor
to sniff, smelli nug na ur magit
to spittarauset
to spliti parak na vovai
to squeezei karu o marang
to standi tuktur
to sucka kalikit i uu
to swellimaladir
to swimi a lin
to throwi mibira o vai
to tie up, fasteni kubu oina, i kubu okukubu
to turni pupukuai
to walki van, i vanan
to workipa piat
to yawni muiap