Palawano, Brooke’s Point

Facts

  • Language: Palawano, Brooke’s Point
  • Alternate names: Brooke’s Point Palawan, Palawan, Palawanun, Palaweño
  • Language code: plw
  • Language family: Austronesian, Malayo-Polynesian, Philippine, Greater Central Philippine, Palawanic
  • Number of speakers: 14400
  • Script:

Introduction

Palawano, Brooke’s Point is a language of Philippines. It is spoken in Southeast Palawan Island, south of Abu Abu to Bataraza, mostly along upland rivers, some along the coast.

Dialects

South Palawano (Bugsuk Palawano). Intelligibility of Central Palawano (See: Palawano, Central?) 76%; of Southwest Palawano (See: Palawano, Southwest) 68%. Lexical similarity: 82% with Quezon Palawano (See: Palawano, Central?) (Central), 85% with Southwest Palawano (See: Palawano, Southwest), 83% with South Palawano.

The Palawano, Brooke’s Point Verb

Sample Verbs

to bitebaŋkíq, mag-baŋkíq
to blowmag-úypan, mag-dərə́s, quipan
to burndɨkɨt, maqántəŋ
to buymag-aláŋ, qalaŋ
to chewmag-súbo
to choosemag-píliq, piliq
to climbsakwal, suqakwál
to comemuqatkakaqíni
to cookmagiwára
to countbílaŋ, mag-bílaŋ
to crymag-taŋís
to cut, hackmag-ərə́t, ratak
to die, be deadnapatay, patáy
to digkali, mag-káli
to dreamtagínup, tagaqimpen, tagayímpun
to drinkmag-inúm, qinum
to eatkáqən
to fallláqob, lambɨg, ma-lambə́g
to fearmag-tákot, takut
to flowmag-bə́lbəg
to flylayug, mag-layóg
to hearbatiq, mag-dəŋə́g
to hidepa-tagóq, tagu
to hitbalbág
to holdkuitan, kumúytan
to killqimatáyən, qimatay
to know, be knowledgeablemaka-táwan
to laughdaŋákŋak, saya
to lie downmag-líŋən
to live, be aliveqəgə́n
to open, uncovermag-qabrí
to plantmag-luwák, qilbə́ŋ, qiluak
to pound, beatlɨbɨk, mag-ləbə́k
to saymag-ámpaŋ, sugid
to scratchmakárod, taristis
to seelɨqgan, mag-lə́qgan
to sewmag-taqík, taik
to shootmag-pánaq, mag-pusít
to sitmag-adúŋ, qaduŋ, rɨgɨd
to sleepmag-ədə́p, qɨdɨp
to sniff, smellmag-árək, qarúk, qarɨk
to spitmag-súpraq, surpa
to splitmag-bəkáq
to standmag-tiŋdəg, tindɨg
to stealmag-panakáw, takaw
to suckmag-igup, sɨssɨp
to swellkɨdpɨs, mamagə́q
to swimmag-gáman
to thinkmag-ísip
to throwqitlíb, tilib
to tie up, fastenmag-bakə́d, mag-əkə́t, qɨkɨt
to turnmagbíriŋ
to walkmaglakád, mag-panáw, panaw
to vomitmag-sukáq, suka
to workmag-obrá, qubraq
to yawn