Nukuria

Facts

  • Language: Nukuria
  • Alternate names: Fead, Nahoa, Nuguria
  • Language code: nur
  • Language family: Austronesian, Malayo-Polynesian, Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian, Eastern Malayo-Polynesian, Oceanic, Central-Eastern Oceanic, Remote Oceanic, Central Pacific, East Fijian-Polynesian, Polynesian, Nuclear, Samoic-Outlier, Ellicean
  • Number of speakers: 550
  • Script: Category

Introduction

Nukuria is a language of Papua New Guinea. It is spoken in Bougainville Province, Atolls district, northeast of Bougainville island, Nukuria atoll.

Dialects

Nukeria.

The Nukuria Verb

Sample Verbs

to biteumi/umi
to burn(hare) u/vela
to buytau
to chewvaiu
to climbkake
to comehare
to cooktunu
to counta/pau
to crytani
to cut, hackha/fa
to die, be deadu/mate
to digkeri teluo
to dreammiti
to drinkinu
to eathu/kai
to fallto/kilalo
to flyele, mahanu, masani
to growtipu
to hearu/lono
to holdtau
to killtinai
to know, be knowledgeableiloa
to laughkata
to open, uncovertaraki
to saytara/tara
to seemata, oi/mata
to sitnofo
to sleepu/moe
to sniff, smellriechen
to spithanu
to standtu
to stealkai-huhu
to swimkakau
to thinkhiai
to throwteri/a
to tie up, fastentamau
to vomitlua
to workhai/narue
to yawn