Mbula is a member of the North New Guinean branch of the
Malayo-Polynesian language family. It is spoken on Umboi
and Sakar Islands in Morobe Province of Papua New Guinea
by about 2,500 people. It is also known as Mangap-Mbula,
Mangaaba, Mangaawa, Mangaava or Kaimanga.
Mbula alphabet and pronunciation
Sample text in Mbula (The Lord's Prayer)
Tana sombe kusuŋ, na kusuŋ ta kembei: ‘Niam Tomoyam ta
mbot saamba a, Nu zom wal ko tipotom pa. Kam zin tomtom ma tito peeze ku.
Kam zin ma tito lelem isu toono, kembei tito isu saamba. Ur koyam kini pa
aigule ta koozi. Reege sanaana tiam, kembei niam amzem ŋgar pa sanaana
ta tomtom tikam piam. Ziiri toomboŋana ma imbot molo piam. Mi tatke
yam pa koroŋ sananŋan ta boozomen.
Information about Mbula pronunciation complied by Michael Peter Füstumum
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