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Hiri Motu

Hiri Motu is effectively a Motu based pidgin used primarily in the Port Moresby area of Papua New Guinea.


1) Lauegu rum be edeseni?

2) Kone be edeseni?

3) Bia gabuna be edeseni?

4) Oi dogotau lau lasi!

Language information at Wikipedia and Ethnologue

Alternate names for Hiri Motu include Hiri, Pidgin Motu, and Police Motu


The four essential
travel phrases in English:

1) Where is my room?
2) Where is the beach?
3) Where is the bar?
4) Don't touch me there!
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