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NAASIOI ( Kongara, Nasioi, Kieta, Kieta Talk, Aunge )

The Kongara people traditonally live in the Daarui (Laluai) Valley by Mt. Takuang, in the mountains south west of Kieta, on Bougainville Island, the northern-most part of the Solomon Islands Chain in the South Pacific. About 3000 people speak this dialect and another 10,000 are estimated to be able to understand it fairly well in Bougainville Province, Kieta District, Papua New Guinea.
Bougainville Province Language Map - Organised Phonology Data
Linguistic Lineage for Naasioi
Papua New Guinea

9. “Kunsirarima ee’ kunsirarimatoai,

’Niuma paning-koo otomaung,
dakaang miring meeka’antavari otoaing.

10. Dakaang muu’ po’antaveai.
Dakaang pia nkoaravaing anke kansi’koo
paning-koo nkoaramana’ nari’.

11. E’mung-koo makosina’ ameriai tee
taamang doong kante amerimaung.

12. Tonta’antameriai niikaning orarananka
nii’ oraka’ nkomaarimaing tonta’antaevorompimana’.

13. Ee’noko parapaara-koo si’meriauka’,
teka tonta’antameriai teieta naning orara
bakaang purinto’keta; ai’ da’ tee ookara-koo
okorui tarenumpo’, purinto’po’nung,
ee’noko meena’doi otomaung ookara doong-koo.
Tee’ ee’na.’

Source: “Kara Naroong-anta Nerakung. Kongarana ” - The New Testament in the Naasioi (Kongara) Language (1994)
Contributed by Wolfgang Kuhl – E-mail WKuhl44238@aol.com

Another version

Lord's Prayer

Source: "Nasioi bikana Buku Lotukonung", Les Presses Missionnaires (1952).
Courtesy of Dante Ferry (compiler of a prayer lexicon) - E-mail danteferry@yahoo.com
Contributed by Wolfgang Kuhl - E-mail WKuhl44238@aol.com

Hail Mary!

Ave Maria

Source: "Nasioi bikana Buku Lotukonung", Les Presses Missionnaires (1952).
Courtesy of Dante Ferry (compiler of a prayer lexicon) - E-mail danteferry@yahoo.com
Contributed by Wolfgang Kuhl - E-mail WKuhl44238@aol.com

The Apostles' Creed

Apostles' Creed

Source: "Nasioi bikana Buku Lotukonung", Les Presses Missionnaires (1952).
Courtesy of Dante Ferry (compiler of a prayer lexicon) - E-mail danteferry@yahoo.com
Contributed by Wolfgang Kuhl - E-mail WKuhl44238@aol.com

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