Yafi
Zorop
Native toIndonesia
RegionWestern New Guinea: Warlef village, Senggi District, Keerom Regency
Native speakers
230 (2005)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3wfg
Glottologyafi1240
ELPYafi

Yafi, also known as Zorop, is an Eastern Pauwasi language of West New Guinea. It is spoken in Warlef village, Senggi District, Keerom Regency.[2]

Basic vocabulary

Below are some basic vocabulary words in Zorop.[3]

Zorop basic vocabulary
gloss Zorop
‘I’ nam
‘you (sg)’ nem
‘we’ nim
‘belly’ yalək
‘bird’ awe
‘black’ seŋgəri
‘blood’ mob
‘breast’ muam
‘come’ kwalopai
‘eat’ fer-
‘eye’ ji
‘foot’ fuŋi
‘give’ tipi
‘good’ kiap
‘hand’ jae
‘head’ məndai
‘hear’ fau
‘house’ nab
‘louse’ yemar
‘man’ arab
‘mosquito’ yəŋkar
‘name’ jei
‘road’ mai
‘root’ fiŋgu
‘sand’ gərək
‘tooth’ jurai
‘tree’ war
‘water’ jewek
‘who’ waunap
‘one’ aŋgətəwam
‘two’ anəŋgar

References

  1. ^ Yafi at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015) (subscription required)
  2. ^ Eberhard, David M.; Simons, Gary F.; Fennig, Charles D., eds. (2019). "Indonesia languages". Ethnologue: Languages of the World (22nd ed.). Dallas: SIL International.
  3. ^ Foley, William A. (2018). "The Languages of the Sepik-Ramu Basin and Environs". In Palmer, Bill (ed.). The Languages and Linguistics of the New Guinea Area: A Comprehensive Guide. The World of Linguistics. Vol. 4. Berlin: De Gruyter Mouton. pp. 197–432. ISBN 978-3-11-028642-7.