Baikenu readers

Baikenu is the native language of the Oe-Cusse enclave. There are a number of regional dialects, among them Baikenu Passabe and Baikenu Pantemakassar. Passabe is located in the mountainous interior; Pantemakassar, located on the coast, is the enclave's main urban centre.

Readers are available in Baikenu Pantemakassar and Baikenu Passabe, and as trilingual editions (Baikenu Pantemakassar, Tetun and Portuguese).

Baikenu Pantemakassar

Title Black and white edition Colour edition
Come and see (Eim mail) b and w (1.05Mb pdf) colour (2.09Mb pdf)
Fruit and vegetables (Hau-fua' nok utan) b and w (1.07Mb pdf) colour (1.61Mb pdf)
How many animals? (Mu'itini faukan?) b and w (730kb pdf) colour (720kb pdf)
I can (Au nabei') b and w (940kb pdf) colour (1.21Mb pdf)
I like animals (Au 'loim mu'it) b and w (950kb pdf) colour (2.12Mb pdf)
Jobs (Mepu) b and w (1.16Mb pdf) colour (1.67Mb pdf)
On the move (Hai mnao) b and w (1.15Mb pdf) colour (1.65Mb pdf)
Starfish (Fku-tasi nmoe sa'an?)  colour (580kb pdf)
This is a house (I ume) b and w (1.12Mb pdf) colour (2.3Mb pdf)
Where do we go? (Hai mnao on me?) b and w (1.28Mb pdf) colour (1.86Mb pdf)

Baikenu Passabe

Title Black and white edition Colour edition
Come and see (Em mail) b and w (1.05Mb pdf) colour (2.08Mb pdf)
Fruit and vegetables (Hau-fua' nok utan) b and w (1.07Mb pdf) colour (1.61Mb pdf)

I can ('au nabe')

b and w (940kb pdf) colour (1.21Mb pdf)
I like animals (Au 'loim mu'it) b and w (950kb pdf) colour (2.12Mb pdf)
Jobs (Mepo) b and w (1.16Mb pdf) colour (1.67Mb pdf)
Look at me (Mail on kau') b and w (1.06Mb pdf) colour (2.20Mb pdf)
Where do we go? (Hai mnao on me?) b and w (1.28Mb pdf) colour (1.86Mb pdf)

Baikenu trilingual (Baikenu Pantemakassar, Tetun, Portuguese)

Title Black and white edition Colour edition
I like aminals (Au 'loim mu'it) b and w (950kb pdf) colour (2.12Mb pdf)
This is a house (I ume) b and w (1.12Mb pdf) colour (2.30Mb pdf)
Where do we go? (Hai mnao on me?) b and w (1.29Mb pdf) colour (1.86Mb pdf)