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aa6 2DETaboliman 3SUbolimainspecific year (a)Boliman 1984 yai, yau ma lahugu yo natumai waiwaihinina kiukiu ma'emai 'e ani-todau, 'e lidi luma la'ila'i.In 1984, my wife and I and our small daughter set off (??) and went to the big town (Moresby).esega 2DETakalahe pogodikwade~gogo~esegamiya esegaota esegahi'icomp.pili esegahesa1 1DETcertainov. synhudo'i 6hudo'i 1ov. synesega 4bwa'ibwa'ina2hudo'i 1hudo'i 11lawen~hudo'iyenobiyo~hudo'iDETapei~hudo'iyenmabada 3advlong time (a)Mabada, babada sun sa ginaulidi.Long ago, our elders made houses called "Sun."Li'e wa hige mabadadi na sa in, pa'ana tanohi hige i potopoto.It didn't take long for the seeds to sprout, because the soil was not deep.anthige walolona 1yo2 2NEW INFOa
a certain onehudo'i 6lawen~hudo'iyenobiyo~hudo'iDETa certain oneNa yau egu pilipilidai hudo'i. Oyagi hudo'i galina yai E ti'eti'e,And this is one of my stories, I was peeking into the hole of a certain tree.ov. synhesa1 1pei~hudo'iyen
a; anhesa1 2DETa; anWaihin hesa hinaga afa lofuna luwaga.There was a certain woman and also her two brothers.
abandonluhu~fafadabalaladi 2Vtrabandon (to)nuwa~afulen 4Vtrabandon (to)Yo fede, Yaubada Isalaela ya nuwa!~afuledi, Kanana nimadi yai, be sa fahisu~faheyayadi.And so God abandoned the Israelites into the hands of the Canaanites, and they treated them badly.
abandon someonenuwa~afulen 2Vtrabandon s.o. (to)
abandon somethinglau~afulen 1Vtrabandon something (to)lau~afulen 4Vtrabandon something (to)
abandon something or someone, togela~afulen 1gela~afulediVtrabandon something or someone (to)Na waga 'e gela-'afulen, be ya alele ya lau.But we abandoned the canoe, and then it drifted and went away.
abandon something, togela~afuleniVtrabandon something (to)
abandon themnuwa~afuledi 2Vtrabandon them (to)
abandonedota~gaibuotagaibuVinabandoned (to be)Lisina yai, emi Luma Tabuna haba ya ota~gaibu.For this reason your Holy House (temple) will be abandoned{Ota~gaibu} "be abandoned" "stap nating." Said of a location, not of a person.
abhor doing something'waiyo'o 1'waiyo'o'ediVinabhor doing something (to)Intransitive form with implied object.
abidingmiyamiya1 1Vinabiding (to be)ov. synota~esegahi2 4ota 1
ablegonowa 3gonowananableYo fede bena ya an kaka'en be hige ana gonowa.then he would let loose of it, but he was not able to do do.gonowanafagonafigonowanable (to be)ov. syngonowagu 13a'aiov. synbeti1 2a'aiov. syna'aia'ai
abodeluma 2BNmagaiSUyanua4WGfale1nabode
aboutlisi 4nabout
about him-'en 1Vin > Vtrabout him
abstinenceandabu2 3nabstinence
abundantouli1 1Vinabundant (to be)
accompanied byma lau pupuna 1pupu COMaccompanied by breaking wind
accompany with friendsmahaidana 1COMaccompany with friends
accountdebana 2IDIOMaccount (its)Logena Keliso Yesu, Um debam yai ya pe'i, debana yai nuwam u fa'an ma~lauto'im.That's it, Christ Jesus died on your account, so on his account you eat with your thankfulness.
account ofhalulu 4naccount of (on)
accuse falselysaman~lau~ponoVtraccuse falsely (to)Sa ginauli doha, pa'ana edi fanuha bena Yesu haba sa saman~lau~pono, ni debana yai.They did like tht because their desire was to accuse Jesus falsely on his account.
achekamna 1Vinache (to)Lamna fwaufwauna mate te abi be te mama'i, yena mo'ada inidi sa kamna. We get the young (coconut) root and chew it when we have a toothache.
acknowledged male leaderba'isa 8nacknowledged male leader (of family or clan group)Egu family ganahewana yai mate, yau edi ba'isa. Pa'ana hige Ya fanuha bena nanatugu laulau heyaheyayadi [hige] ti ginaginaulidi.Within my family I am the "ba'isa" or leader, because I do not desire that my children should do anything bad.ba'isa 9nacknowledged male leader (in a particular enterprise)Habahim, adi imo wa sa iloloi lawen edi luma. Ba'isa pupupuna hewa yai ya ta'ai.Then they carried their taro to their house. The big man who broke wind sat on top.
acrossfayaiacrossov. syn-bayawa 2bayawalau~tefa 2ov. syndohe 1
act deceitfullylau~bwalabwala2 1bwalalau1Vinact deceitfully (to)Umi logemiu ami lau~bwalabwala tatau matadi yai bena haga umi dodoga dudulaimiu,
activitieslaulau2 1geractivities (ones)
activityabi1 1abiꞌabigeractivitylau1 3laomaVinactivity (to be involved in)Yo fede, ya lau alahiya ya lau ginauli yeee--, ya ofi, ya peinidi be sa ota.And so, he went and made spears. He was making them until they were finished, then he piled them up and left them.lau tefalau watanlau~bwalabwala2lau~faliuhwa'ensola~lau
acts oflau~bwalabwala1 3NPtrickery, acts ofDiyakobo ena lau bwalabwala hola ya laulau'ui dodoga haisa lisidi yai. In moho, fuya haisadi in hinaga sa bwalai.Jacob still was doing his cheating activities to other people, but just one thing sometimes he was also tricked or cheated.
acute painkamna palapa 1Vinacute pain (to have)
AdauAdaunAdau, the name of a coastal boat from Suau area
adoptedabifalaVtradopted (to be)
adornmentfafawisiyamaifafawisiya gesawisiyaadornment (having our.excl)Ai mate fafawisiyamai na afa nubaimai Au'au mate iti fafawisiya gesadi.We have our adornment, but our cousin the crow is unadorned.wisiya 1fafawisiyamainadornment
adulterermatamata heyaya 2Vinadulterer (to be)
advise you.plgaimumuimiuVtradvise you.pl (to)'E gaimumuimiu mate hige loholoho mahudo'ina lebemai yai.We inform you (advise you) that not everything is good concerning us.
afraid'wasa'wasabu3Vtrafraid (to be)'wasabu2 2faꞌwasabudiVinafraid (to be)
afraid of it'wasabu'emVtrafraid of it (to be)Ayahan E 'Wasabu'em WasanaA Report about me Being Frightened by a Ghost.
afterai1 9PrepafterAi muli mate faikona, painapa yo moiyape u falamodi.Afterward, then,mix the five corner, pineapples and pawpaws (papayas).wata 1advafterlau~watan1
after thatamainiya 4advafter thatNa amainiya, hababim, andabu sa fatubu. Edi andabu somo wasiwasina.After that, then, they begin their abstinence, their tabooed items are things with blood.antamaite'i 1antaite'iov. syn
afternoonmaimailafi palapaNPlate afternoon3) Maimailafi palapa yai mate 'e mahano Sigei Ho'owana. 3) Late in the afternoon, we arrived at Sigei Creek. maimailafi1mailafinafternoonperiod of time from late afternoon until about sunsetanthwalahwalala yaiantlahai 1anti'ipa yai 1antlahai la'i yaiantmaimailafi yaiantmaihona yaimaimailafi2Vinafternoon (to be)
afternoon progressesmaimailafi ya finahemailafifinaheIDIOMafternoon progressesTaiyede, ee--, maimailafi ya finahe, ya fiyo.That was it, time went on and the afternoon progressed (lit: climbed up), and went back.
afterwardsamainiya 3advafterwardsmuli 2nafterwardsmulimulimuli yai 1PPafterwardsmulidi 2nafterwardsMulidi yai mate, afa tinadi mahudo'idi edi sa husa gogo, abi mahudo'ina. ‎Afterwards the mothers, all of them, loaded their things together, all of themmulina 2nafterwardsna ami lau afulemai, na mulimiu yai usa la'ila'i ya usa mate, nawalahi faihona gogoma ya ota esegahi.But you left us, and afterwards the big rains rained down, and cold weather has hung on for three months.Fuya heyaya wa mulina yai tatau sa guliyam.After a bad time or bad storm, the people are hungry.antganahewana2antantubunaantganamulinaanthewana 1antsadainamulina yai 1PPafterwardsMulina yai waihin wa ya mahanoma luma wa afa'afana.Afterwards the woman arrived at the empty house.Yo fede, E dago, E tuba-bwa'ibwa'i, na hidagu muli yai ya laolaoma.So then, I jumped and started swimming first, and my friend came behind me.Muliyai 'e sae East Cape 'e sola, haba bagodu sa lau heyaya palapa.Afterwards we went through the passage at East Cape, then the breakers were really going bad.Na muliyai tinagu ya yoga, iyebo, "Natugu!"but afterward my mother called out and she said, "My child."
againfiyo2advagainfiyofiyo 1advagainfuyo1advagainita~fuyoifuyo2 5Vinagain, to do
ageboliman 5SUbolimainone's ageem boliman fisa?how old are you?
agreeyali 4gadosisi yalinaVtragree (to)Yo fede Tau Lele Tauhoina ma'ena Tau Kulu Kalakala sa yali mate iti haba Hinau Masali kapuwana sa gela'en. And so Tau Lele Tauhoina and Tau Kulu Kalakala made an agreement to run away with Hinau Masali's magical stone.
agree ontau'ulu 1Vinagree on (to)U tau'ulu, be do'ata te em yosiyosi ya ita sipoidi be sipisipi dubadubadi, botobotodi, yo nanigoti gubugubufwaudi na botobotodi haba E abidiAgree( with me) that I will now look after your livestock and then I will get the black and spotted sheep, and the young goats and the spotted one.
agreementyali falifalihunaNPnew agreement"Ite wain nomnom kapuna te ya famala yali falifalihuna 'wasinagu yai."This drinking-wine, its cup becames a new agreement of my blood.