Kurti (Ndrukul)

Kurti is an Oceanic Malayo-Polynesian language spoken by about 3,000 people on the north coast of Manus Island, one of the Admiralty Islands in Papua New Guinea.

Kurti alphabet and pronunciation

Kurti alphabet and pronunciation

Sample text

Mehkele maping ti pe oru Bob arla Ndrompuhnuu. Arla-il kaukau pe orpo pikim maunten. Orpo pikim ndre sulo-on ndre ilnum pe oruduhe. Bob ti iyil yi, iyil poi pe iduhe kaukau, pe indre-et ke yu uni-il ti. Eri pe iyil ihpa ndre eriy. Yu unendre-et iy ipu pe iy impo huyen!

This morning, Bob and I went to Ndrompuhnuu. We two dug kaukau and we made mountains. We made all the mountains, then we planted. Bob dug them too. He dug the ground and planted kaukau by watching how I did it. He did the same way and I saw him working and he worked good!

Source: http://www-01.sil.org/pacific/png/pubs/928474542270/Kurti.pdf

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Oceanic languages

Adzera, Ahamb, Äiwoo, Aneityum, Apma, Araki, Are, ꞌAreꞌare, ’Auhelawa, Avava, Bola, Big Numbas, Buhutu, Bwaidoka, Caac, Cheke Holo, Dorig, Ghari, Hiri Motu, Hiw, Kakabai, Kaninuwa, Kokota, Kove, Kurti, Kwara’ae, Lehali, Lenakel, Lewo, Lote, Lo-Toga, Löyöp, Maskelynes, Mato, Mavea, Motu, Mwotlap, Nafsan, Nahavaq, Namakura, Neve‘ei, Neverver, Ninde, North Efate, Nume, Paamese, Raga, Rotuman, Roviana, Sa, Sakao, Saliba, Siar, Sio, Ske, Tamambo, Tami, Tigak, Tirax, Tolai, Ubir, Ughele, Vitu, Vurës, Western Fijian, Yabem, Yapese

Languages written with the Latin alphabet

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