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at oncema esega 4at once - immediately (with no delay)Ma'esega mate, adi ya'oya'o mahudo'ina ya ofi. Abi'abina ese'esegana doha: an'oi yo uma.Wth that all of their garden clearing was finished. The one-time activity was like this: striking [down] and planting.Na ma esega natuna wa ya abi lidi.But all at once the child reached down.ma'esegaCOMat once
at the same timema esega 3at the same time
at them-di3 3Vtrat them
at what time?atasi som 2WH-Qat what time?
attack them, totulufi~lawediVtrattack them (to)adi waiyunu sa tulufi~lawedi Edelei nu'una yai.Their enemies attacked them in the region of Edrei
attempt somethinganpatei 2Vtrattempt something (to)Sa aulaha be luwaga wa, imo wa sa anpatei.they set at it, and so the two of them, they tried that taro.
attention?tauꞌulu 2nattention?Hola u ita, bolimandi yai te mate, egu tauꞌulu mahudoꞌidi E pei um lisim yai,See, all these years I have thrown all of my "attention" to you.For the possibility of this sense, see the elder sons "attention" to his father. in Luke 15:29
Au'autaAu'autanAu'autaHige walolona na nu'una 'e mahano. Nu'una mate hesana Au'auta. ‎It wasn't very long after that we arrived at that place. ‎The place was called Au'auta.Au'auta is the name of a small village or hamlet in the Suau Coast area (between Saga'afo and Sawaiha?).
auntiesafa tinagu 2naunties, myafa-tinagumy mothers and auntiesBena afa-tamamiu afa-tinamiu ai paisowa ami saguhidi.You should help your parents at their work.
automobilemotuka 2nautomobile
awaiting someone, to bebagibagiyen 2Vtrawaiting someone (to be)ya ofi. Na esega moho ya bagibagiyen, mate in tau aiyunu.It was finished, but he kept waiting just a bit more, as that one was a killer.
axeilamanaxeMwakakelo Tanotano wa, tamana wa, ilama ya bahei, Tau Kaikai gadona ya ibo.Mwakakelo Tanotano, his father, took his axe and cut Tau Kaikaitau's throat.{Ilama} were formerly made of polished obsidian, but now of steel.