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"Tell them to let me down!"
"Kay-lay lam. Lam piki-piki. Lam eensy weensy. Lam say-say... eunuchy. Snip-snip."
"Ahhh...eunuchy.
"
Will Turner, Jack Sparrow, and the Pelegostos[src]

Umshoko was the native language of the Pelegostos of Pelegosto Island.

Notable words

  • Bugo 'please'
  • Fi fi 'fire'
  • Kamino 'come back'
  • Rah 'big'
  • Bal liki liki 'Go'
  • Par 'What'
  • Se 'is'
  • Se se 'is very'
  • Co 'this'
  • Lom 'he/him'
  • Pe lala 'Get them'
  • maboogi snickle snickle 'want more wood'
  • Eunuchy snip-snip 'eunuch'
  • Latazo 'chief'
  • toute de suite 'hurry'

Behind the scenes

  • Umshoko was developed by dialect coach Carla Meyer and UCLA linguist Peter Ladefogend. It was drawn from several international languages and mixed with elements of Pig Latin and reversed English words.[1]

Appearances

Notes and references

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