Palauan (a tekoi er a Belau)

Palauan, or Belauan, is a member of the Sunda-Sulawesi branch of the Austronesian language family. It is spoken in Palau, Guam and the Northern Mariana Islands by about 21,000 people (in 2015). Palauan is one of the offical languages of Palau, along with English.

A Latin-based alphabet for Palauan was devised by the Palau Orthography Committee and linguists from the University of Hawaii in the early 1970s.

Palauan alphabet and pronunciation

Palauan alphabet and pronunciation

Sample text in Palauan

A rogui 'l chad el mechell a ngarngii a ilmokl er tir ra diosisiu el llemalt. Ngarngii er tir a uldesuir mete mo meruul el mo rar bebil lokiu a ungil 'l omeruul ra klauchad.

Sample video

Information about Palauan | Phrases


Information about Palauan

Palauan phrases

Palauan dictionary

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Languages written with the Latin alphabet

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