Babel

The Tower of Babel (Genesis 11: 1-9)

Mortlockese

  1. Fanufan me inisin aua eu o kapas eu.
  2. Iue a feri, lupuan ar su sowni masanran, ra ueri eu fanapei lawn fanu an Sainar; o ra nonom trek ie.
  3. Ir ra kapas fengen le ir, Au et to, sa pue feria ta fauum, umeni ir trapur. Ar fau kana me fauum, o ar puetr me pitumen.
  4. O ir ra apasa, Au et to, sa pue aua ta am telinim, o im towkia, me unungan epue tawrei lang; sa pue feri pue sa pue fau la ren, pue sa te fail feseng uawn fanufan me inisin.
  5. Iue, Jioua a fait u nana ngani eue telinim o im towkia me aramas aua ta.
  6. O Jioua a apasa, Atiau aramas kana eu trek ainang, o ar kapas eu trek; a iei popun ar fefer; o a sor awt metawt me sap epue fis ta ren fefer me ir lamana ta.
  7. Au et to, sa pue fai tu, auil feseni ar kapas, pue aman epue sisilei an aman kapas.
  8. O Jioua a mina feseni ir, sowni ene fanu, uawu fanufan me inisiu; ra ap uk tu sowni ar aua ta eue telinim.
  9. Ie mi ni ra aitan ngani eue pinim Pepel; pue Jioua auili feseni kapas an fanufan me inisin: o sowni eue fanu, Jioua a mina feseni uawn fanufan me inisin.

Source: Source: Puk An Jenesis, Eksotows, Lifitikows, Rut Me Ester; Popun Testament An Lom, Auili Sowni Kapas An Ipru, Auili Ngani Kapas An Truk Me Mortlok. American Bible Society, 1900.

Contributed by Wolfgang Kuhl

Information about Mortlockese
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mortlockese_language
http://www.ethnologue.com/language/mrl

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