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UMANAKAINA ( Gvede, Gweda, Gwede, Gwedena, Umanikaina )

Spoken by 2,400 people in Milne Bay Province, Rabaraba district, Goodenough Bay coast, inland between Mount Gwoira and Mount Simpson, Papua New Guinea.
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9 Wi Mamanuga God bameya guriguriga-mana ki wi guriguri yau maba iwagi;

‘Mamanuga, kau ka Kunumau tondei.
Nu nuwanugu kau sigi bagi kawaya ki kawayayagisi.
10 Nu nuwanugu kau garigi rabineya kaiwana kau kasiyaragi pokaiya idiwana ki marai baiyagisi.
Nu nuwanugu kau kaubo nuwageya kunumau badidi wainapiyei kwaenugei ki maba kau yewe wairau inako mete kwaenuwagi da wenayagisi.
11 Nu baninuga karako nene waina-pemei ki kau nege.
12 Ade kowanuguma berokoi nu bamanugu kwaetagubu ki nu nubo notanugu deni mena surumipi ki maba berokoi nu kwaigibi ki kuduba kau mete kau kaubo notageya deni mena surupi.
13 Kau kwayubaniyo da gwede ragiragi mosi eba baiyagisi nu nukeniyoto,
ade kau Berokoi Apunai bodapi da e eba baiyagisi nu giriniyoto.
Kau ka Kaiwawo maramara tondei.
Kau kasiyaragi ade kau tanigi kawaya ki mara-mara tondono kaniyono.
Ki mibai.’
Wi inako guriguriwagi.

Source: "IYA YONAI" - The New Testament in Umanakaina, Bible Society of Papua New Guinea 1999
Contributed by Aleksandr Ermanov, Rostov-na-Donu, Russia - E-mail ermanov@donpac.ru

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