Padoe

Facts

  • Language: Padoe
  • Alternate names: Alalao, Pado-e, Padoé, South Mori
  • Language code: pdo
  • Language family: Austronesian, Malayo-Polynesian, Celebic, Eastern, Southeastern, Bungku-Tolaki, Western, Interior
  • Number of speakers: 5000
  • Script:

Introduction

Padoe is a language of Indonesia. It is spoken in South Sulawesi Province, east Luwu Utara regency, Nuha, Malili, and Mangkutana subdistricts, 9 villages. Inland betwen Lake Mantana and Usu arm of north Bone bay. Central Sulawesi Province, Morowali regency, Mori Atas and Pamona Utara subdistricts, 4 villages.

Dialects

Central Padoe, Western Padoe. 2 dialects. Lexical similarity: 73%–86% with Mori Atas (See: Mori Atas), 75% with Mori Bawah (See: Mori Bawah).

The Padoe Verb

Sample Verbs

to bitemomamaki, moŋkarasi
to burnmontunu, mosoŋko, sumoŋko
to comehaβe
to crymeiβi
to die, be deadmate
to dreammoipi
to drinkmoʔinu, moinu
to eatmoŋgaa
to fallmodonta
to flymembiri, mombaʔane
to hearmoroŋo, moroŋoi
to killmompepate
to know, be knowledgeabletoʔori, toʔorio
to laughmoaβa
to lie downmeledo, meleroako, moturituri
to pound, beatmoʔusa, mouse
to saymopau
to seemoŋgito
to sitmentoro, tumotoro
to sleepmoturi
to spitmeʔonui
to standmeŋgoti
to swimmonaŋoi, numaŋoi
to walkkolekoleko, lumolako
to vomitmelua, memelu
to yawn