Losap

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Note: this article is not about a Length of Service Award Program, also known as a LOSAP. That article can be found here: Length of service award program.

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 outer islands region of the state of Chuuk in the Federated States of Micronesia. It is located 81 km (50 mi) to the SE of Chuuk.[1]

Losap is also the name of one of the four islands in the atoll. 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 different from the Chuuk 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". Archived from the original on December 23, 2010. Retrieved 2009-08-06.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 6°53′40″N 152°44′15″E / 6.89444°N 152.73750°E / 6.89444; 152.73750