Barai language

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Barai
Region Papua New Guinea
Native speakers
800 (2003)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 bbb
Glottolog nucl1630[2]

Barai is a language, spoken in West New Britain Province of Papua New Guinea.

Alphabet[edit]

The Barai language has 19 letters (Aa, Bb, Cc, Dd, Ee, Ff, Gg, Hh, Ii, Kk, Mm, Nn, Oo, Rr, Ss, Zz, Tt, Uu, Vv) and diphthong (Ae ae).

Sample text[edit]

Godi Asoe nuvuone kabo gufe samuamo. No ive one Akae ije aroeke. No vierafe are ro ire boeje ume igia naovo ije samuagiadufuo. Ro kuke no vierafe izege saove gufia bu kevo ijiege e ume igia kariva ije bu vame besu ijiege kenoedufuo. Ivia ire no mumaza inoedufuo ije vajuone. Ro ni izege e binobuo ise ije no giana arevo ijiege ni ise nuvuone guona arene. Ro ade no kena una vame ise ijia biesiruomo. Ro kuke ni ifejuoga no ire ise ije Setani fu kena vame nuvuone arafiruomo ijia akariakinu oenoene.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Barai at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "Nuclear Barai". Glottolog 2.7. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History. 
  3. ^ MAT06

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