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PONAPEAN ( POHNPEIAN )

Spoken by 29,000 people on Ponape Island, Caroline Islands, Micronesia.
Linguistic Lineage for Pohnpeian
Federated States of Micronesia

Samat me ketiket nanleng,
mwaromwi en sarawi,
mweimwi en pweida,
kupwuromwi en wiawi sampah due nanleng.
Komw ketkihdo at tungoal me itar,
lapwahsang kiht dipat duwen kiht me
kin lapwahda koaros me kin wia dihpiong kiht.
Komw dehr kahluwong kiht nan kasongosong kan,
a en nekid kiht sang ni me suwed kan.
Amen.

Contributed by Sr. Dasko William - e-mail dwilliam@mail.fm

Another version

Erim iet duwen amwail pahn kin kapakap:

'Samat me ketiket nanleng:
Mwaromwi en sarawihla rehn aramas koaros,
mweimwi en pweida wasa koaros,
kupwuromwi en kin wiawi nin
sampah duwen eh kin wiawi nanleng.
Komw ketikihdo rahnwet at tungoal me itarohng kiht.
Komw ketin mahkikihong kiht dipat akan,
duwen at kin mahkohng koaros
me kin wia dihp ong kiht.
Komw dehr ketin mweidohng
kiht se en kin lelohng nan songosong laud,
a komw ketin nekid kith sang
ni me suwed en Sehdan'.

Source: "MAHSEN EN KOHT ong aramas en ahnsowet. Wiawi sapahl en Kadehde Kapw iangahki iren pwuhk kei sang nan Kadehde Mering ni Mahsen en Pohnpei".
The New Testament and Selected Old Testament in Ponapean. (1981)
Contributed by Wolfgang Kuhl - E-mail WKuhl44238@aol.com

Hail Mary!

Koht en karoson Komwi Maria me diren pai,
Kauno ketiket rehmwi,
Komw meid pai nanpwungen lih akan
oh pil meid pai wahn kupwuromwi, Iesus.

Maria Sarawi, Inen Koht,
Komw kasakas kin kiht me dipan akan,
met oh ni ahnsoun at mehla.
Amen.

Contributed by Sr. Dasko William - e-mail dwilliam@mail.fm

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