Siar-Lak

Facts

  • Language: Siar-Lak
  • Alternate names: Lak, Lamassa, Lambom, Siar
  • Language code: sjr
  • Language family: Austronesian, Malayo-Polynesian, Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian, Eastern Malayo-Polynesian, Oceanic, Western Oceanic, Meso Melanesian, New Ireland, South New Ireland-Northwest Solomonic, Patpatar-Tolai
  • Number of speakers: 2080
  • Script:

Introduction

Siar-Lak is a language of Papua New Guinea. It is spoken in Southern New Ireland Province, Namatanai district.

The Siar-Lak Verb

Sample Verbs

to bitengangas
to blowvuvut
to breathemaluás
to burndakai, sot
to chewmamai, ngas
to comeima
to cookakor, anas, iaiavuh
to countwawas
to cryngek
to cut, hackarting, tagur
to die, be deadnat
to digakas
to dreamkam erbe
to drinkgang
to eatangan
to fallpung
to fearmatutut
to flyrovói
to growgom
to hearlongrai
to hidevun
to holdtolói
to huntnosnos
to killum
to know, be knowledgeabletasimon
to laughlangar
to lie downtapuk
to live, be alivekes, laín
to open, uncoverpaslakman
to plantaim
to saywarwar
to seere
to sewsusuk
to sitkes
to sleepki borbor, korbor, masun
to sniff, smellwoh
to splitpagal
to squeezeporos
to standtur
to stealkirikinau
to sucksus
to swellsiring
to swimieliel
to throwbasi
to tie up, fastenposon
to turnager
to walkian, inan
to vomitkikiók
to yawnmoh