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Thank you for reminding me. Bolango is indeed such a language with small number of and hard-to-find references. Since as far as I know there is no any dictionary yet about that language, I'm afraid I could not provide a proper reference for that. However, a journal article "Tipologi Bahasa Bolango ditinjau dari Pembentukan Kata" (Bolangese Tipology from the Point of View of Word Formation) published by Universitas Sam Ratulangi in North Sulawesi has two mentions on sarlugo which means "water". Meanwhile, in a 1986 dissertation "Rekonstruksi Protobahasa Gorontalo-Mongondow" by Hunggu Tadjuddin Usup from Universitas Indonesia it is said "salugo" in the appendix. Maybe dialect?
Even so, there are some references (other than dictionaries) about Atinggola dialect, one of major dialects of Bolango, in my campus library. I would inform you whenever I find those sources & put them as references in case non-dictionary sources are allowed. Thank you. NoiX180 (talk) 00:23, 5 January 2015 (UTC)
- I have checked Struktur Bahasa Atinggola (Atinggola language structure). The language has no clear orthography yet. The case is in /rl/ sound. It's always written /R/ (capital) in the book & different with /r/ (small). I put "sarlugo" here because somebody from Atinggola wrote that way, I assumed it's commonly written that way there, though "salugo" may be considered more appropriate here given the dissertation I mentioned above. What's your suggestion? NoiX180 (talk) 03:17, 17 January 2015 (UTC)
Mangue word for water
I remember you being interested in words for water in different languages. I recently learned that in Mangue, an extinct language of Central America, the word for water is nimbú, according to this source, page 18. I thought you might be interested to know. —Granger (talk · contribs) 23:14, 1 December 2016 (UTC)