Losap

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Losap is located in Pacific Ocean
Losap
Losap
Location of Losap Atoll in the Pacific Ocean
NASA picture of Losap Atoll

Losap is an atoll located in the Eastern Islands or Upper Mortlock Islands group in the state of Chuuk in the Federated States of Micronesia. It is located 81 km to the SE of Chuuk.[1]

Losap is also the name of one of the four islands in the atoll. This island is in the outer lagoon (outer islands). There are 3 villages in Losap: Pekias, Sotiw, and Lukan which also have groups in the villages.

Linguistics[edit]

The outer islands have different ways of saying Chuukese words; their accent is completely different from the lagoon people.

For example, these are the way some of the islands have different pronunciations or completely different words.
Lagoon People: sile losap: kile English: knowledge
lagoon people: oput losap: amwusak English: hate
lagoon people: emenimen losap: amelimel English: Smile

Villages and groups[edit]

Pekias Lukan Sotiw
Lemok(Sota) Angeru Peichen/Leparas
Letou Lechapetiw Imwenikau
Fanmok Tiela
Sitowa Latulua
Fangeta Uchukai
Malaio
Alingawa

References[edit]

  1. ^ Oceandots - Losap at the Wayback Machine (archived December 23, 2010)

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 07°20.41′N 151°50.31′E / 7.34017°N 151.83850°E / 7.34017; 151.83850