Indonesia


EKARI ( Ekagi, Kapauku, Mee Mana, Me Mana, Tapiro )

Spoken by 100,000 people in Irian Jaya (Indonesian Papua), west central highlands, around Paniai, Indonesia
Linguistic Lineage for Ekari
Indonesia

Okai kouya ikii kii danite sembahyang tiya koyoka:

Epaawado ka Iniitai,
Akiya yimubeu eka kodo ibo kayaikai gai peu.
Akiya bidaidaiga niyakimakaine mei;
daana makiida kiiya akiya gaaya dimi kodo kei tiyawii to,
epaawado maiya kei te-tai kodo danite.
Ito naago ka naiya agiyo gai peu daniiya niimai.
Iniiya ka peu awe-taido kodo ipa niyayaikai,
iniiya maiya peu neewe-tai bagee ipa eyaikeige koto danite.
Daana gaado tapa te neewiyake
peu maida make nipipikayawii.
Aki ki ibo yakimake-tai mee ma,
bida bokouto yago mee ma,
ibo ayiipi bokouto yago mee ma kiiya,
kii kidi imo to togoo.
Amin.

Source: "IYA KA TOGIYAWITA MANA" The New Testament in Bahasa Ekari (1984)
Contributed by Wolfgang Kuhl - E-mail WKuhl44238@aol.com

Another version

Okai kouja ikii kii danite sembahjang tai:

Epaawado ka Iniitai,
akeeka ibo awii.
Akija jakimakita makiida mei.
Akija dimi gaja makiida kei tijawii,
Epaawado maija kei tita danite.
Ito naago ka naija agijo tiki tiki niimai.
Iniija peu awitaido ipa nijaikai,
Inii maija peepu nitai bagee ipa ejaikai danite.
Gaado tapa ti nimejawii,
Kodeja peu tapa make nipipikajawii.
Jakimakita makiida ma,
bida bokouto ma, ajiipi bokouto ma.
Aki ipuwe to kouja, kii kidi imo to togoo.

Source: "IJA KA TOGIJAWITA MANA"
The New Testament in Ekari (1971).
Contributed by Wolfgang Kuhl - E-mail WKuhl44238@aol.com

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