Manggarainese is a Malayo-Polynesian language spoken in the western part of Flores island in East Nusa Tenggara Province of Indonesia. In 2009 there were 730,000 speakers of Manggarainese, according to the Central Agency on Statistics of East Nusa Tenggara Province. There are also some Manggarainese speakers in the village of Manggarai in Jakarta.
F, q, v, x and z are only used in loanwords and foreign names.
Ema dami éta Surga, Nggeluk koé ngasang Dité, Cai koé perénta Dité, Jari koé ngoéng Dité Oné lino ného éta Surga. Téing koé ami leso ho’o, Mosé nai te ami ata daingn Agu ampong koé ndékok dami, ného ami ampong ata pandé sala agu ami; néka dadé ami nggeroné damang, Maik tadang koé sanggéd da’at.
A recording of this text by Frantjis Leho, recorded by Moshe Ash
Some information provided by Michael Peter Füstumum
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