Medieval New Guinea?

The tiny volcanic island of Ternate off the coast of Halmahera in relation to the so-called ‘Bird’s Head’ of New Guinea. From Google Maps (of course).

ikaṅ saka sanūṣanūṣa makhasar butun/ baṅgawī
kunir ggaliyahu mwaṅ i salaya sūmba solot/ muar
muwah tikhaṅ i waṇḍan ambwan āthawā maloko wwanin
ri seran i timūr makādiniṅ aṅeka nūṣātutur

Taking them island by island: Makasar, Butun, and Banggawi,
Kunir, Galiyahu and Salaya, Sumba, Solot, and Muwar,
As well as Waṇḍan, Ambwan, Maloko, and Wwanin,
Seran and Timur as the main ones among the various islands that remember their duty.

Onin on the Bomberai Peninsula. Seram is the big island to the west.

“…dan yang dari timur pun datang dari Bandan dan Siran dan Larantoka masing-masing dengan persembahnya, ada lilin ada cendana ada mesui ada kayu manis ada pala dan cengkih, terlalu banyak bertimbun, dan lagi beberapa daripada ambar dan kesturi.”

…and of the things from the east there come as tribute from each of Banda, Seram, and Larantuka wax, sandalwood, massoi, cinnamon, nutmeg, and cloves — lots and lots in piles, and several of ambergris and musk as well

Na awak ruum ti candu
mahabara ti candana
amis ti kulit masui

Your body is more fragrant than opium,
more special than sandalwood,
sweeter than massoi bark.

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