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Iatmul – Yamadane (Song)

P.S Duet 1989, Timbunke ’89 Vol. I. Boroko: CHM & Sons Ltd Collected by: Dr. Gerd Jendraschek (Original version with translation here)   Adukwi nyaamundu. Yamandane ki’vi’k ni’balaa. Wun apmâ yalak Kaneyokwi ni’mugiwun. Kan babla wunkak ka’i waa bwigut aa, … Continue reading

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Iatmul – Yaidu (Song)

P.S Duet 1989, Timbunke ’89 Vol. I. Boroko: CHM & Sons Ltd Collected by: Dr. Gerd Jendraschek (Original version with translation here) Yaidu yakwa Maaplik yilia. Yakwa yilia, Selikkumba tikat yilia. Yakwa yilia, Selikkumba kasat yilia. Yaidu wunkat bwivakat bwimavai … Continue reading

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Iatmul – Wau Nyamei (song)

P.S Duet 1989, Timbunke ’89 Vol. I. Boroko: CHM & Sons Ltd Collected by: Dr. Gerd Jendraschek (Original version with translation here) Wau nyamei, yiki’n ni’ba ak ka’i waa bwikegut taa, yai wun mi’di’ yiwala, yai wun agamak yikiyawun taa. … Continue reading

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Iatmul – Walibala (Song)

P.S Duet 1989, Timbunke ’89 Vol. I. Boroko: CHM & Sons Ltd Collected by: Dr. Gerd Jendraschek (Original version with translation here) Waudu ba’budu Waliyakwi ni’mugli, wunkat kwakka agi’da Waliyakwi li’vla si’bana yawa. Nyameio nyameio nyamei walibalamagi nyi’n yakwa, wun … Continue reading

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Iatmul – The Spirit Woman

Told by: Kumian Koski (Korogu village) Collected by: Dr. Gerd Jendraschek (Original version with translation here) Kan taba Palagun wali’jak ta’kwana wapuchapuk’a bupmeyiwa. Wan gepma gepma kutti’ja abukavaba lan apma apma daa, gwi, laavu, kodokodada, baatnyagwa, wan abukavaba nanja daa … Continue reading

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Iatmul – The Lake

Told by: Pidelma Mondo (Korogu village) Collected by: Dr. Gerd Jendraschek (Original version with translation here) Wiji’bulakwa okwi gepmalakwa li’bi’k, gepmaba ti’kali’ka gaan gepmalakwa okwi li’la nyaan okwi sak yivakat ti’bi’k. Ti’bi’t ti’ka wak wiji’bulakwa jali’kavaba yalaa wukka li’li’. Wukka … Continue reading

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Iatmul – The Eagle

Told by: Sapet Bonjui (Korogu village) Collected by: Dr. Gerd Jendraschek (Original version with translation here)   Kula okwi Kada yakkolakwa yakkolakwabi’k. Yaa ti’kali’ka agiyabak sak yibi’k. Sak yilaa yika sugwa naami’i gika li’ka akwiba giyabak Kada Kulakak wali’, Kula, … Continue reading

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Iatmul – The Crocodile and the Eagle

Told by: Carrol Bunjin (Korogu Village) Collected by: Dr. Gerd Jendraschek (Original version with translation here) Na ba’bu naami’ikat yibi’k. Yilaa yika na glaali’li’, ba’bukak. Glaali’li’ li’kak wuba Waji’maut wa’kna miba Tamadi’ba wuchelilaa, mali yikatti’kawun walaa yili’. Yili’ wuba glaa … Continue reading

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Iatmul – Boyfriend (Song)

P.S Duet 1989, Timbunke ’89 Vol. I. Boroko: CHM & Sons Ltd Collected by: Dr. Gerd Jendraschek  (Original version with translation here)   Nyamei kavlelakwa. Kada nyi’nkak bilalo? Wuna boy-friend okwi wetka yiwun taa. Wai yiwa vai anadi’. Wetka yiwa … Continue reading

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Iatmul – Boyfriend (Song)

P.S Duet 1989, Timbunke ’89 Vol. I. Boroko: CHM & Sons Ltd Collected by: Dr. Gerd Jendraschek  (Original version with translation here)   Nyamei kavlelakwa. Kada nyi’nkak bilalo? Wuna boy-friend okwi wetka yiwun taa. Wai yiwa vai anadi’. Wetka yiwa … Continue reading

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