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acute painkamna palapa 1Vinacute pain (to have)
AdauAdaunAdau, the name of a coastal boat from Suau area
adolescent girlhasala 4nadolescent girl (not yet married)ov. synbwaibwai 1
adoptedabi falageradoptedabifalaVtradopted (to be)
adopted cousinnubaigu 2nmother's brothers children, and father's sisters children
adorn oneselfanpasa 2HABadorn oneself (to)
adornmentfafawisiyamaifafawisiya gesaadornment (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 1nadornmentwisiya 3nadornment
adriftalele1 2BHalele2Vinadrift (to be)
adultdoga la'ila'i 2NPadult
adult mantaumoho la'ila'iNPadult manAbela wa ya taumoho la'ila'i na wasabu wa otana moho,Abela is an adult man but the fear still just stays on.
adult persondoga tofonaNPadult personov. syndoga la'ila'i 1
adulterermatamata heyaya 2Vinadulterer (to be)
adulterykelele 1Vrecipadultery (to commit)Tabu u kelele!Don't commit adulterytaumoho la'i lahuna ya tausoho'en, paꞌana ena miya hige ti dudulai, be yena waihin hesa ya fai, mate ya keleleIf any man divorces his wife because her way of living is not straight, and if/when he marries another women,then he commits adultery
adultsdodoga lala'i 2NPadultsWawaya kiki'uha yo dodoga lala'i sa asiebo.Both the small children and the adults are sick.antwawaya kiki'uha 1ov. syn
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.
afloatalele1 1BHalele2Vinafloat (to be)
afraid and startledtau~hitima~lau~wasabuna 2Vinafraid and startled (to become)
afraid of it'wasabu'emVtrafraid of it (to be)Ayahan E 'Wasabu'em WasanaA Report about me Being Frightened by a Ghost.
after-watan 1abi~watawatan~feulaiadvafter-wataniadvafter*wata 1tuhutuhuli~wataniguadvafterlau~watan1ai1 9PrepafterAi muli mate faikona, painapa yo moiyape u falamodi.Afterward, then,mix the five corner, pineapples and pawpaws (papayas).
after himwatanadvafter him
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.antaite'iantamaite'i 1ov. syn
after themwatandiadvafter themwatanidi 1advafter them (to follow)
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 sunsetanti'ipa yai 1anthwalahwalala yaiantmaihona yaiantlahai la'i yaiantmaimailafi yaiantlahai 1maimailafi2mailafiVinafternoon (to be)
afternoon progressesmaimailafi ya finahemailafiIDIOMafternoon progressesTaiyede, ee--, maimailafi ya finahe, ya fiyo.That was it, time went on and the afternoon progressed (lit: climbed up), and went back.
afterwardsai muli 1PPafterwardsamainiya 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.anthewana 1antganamulinaantganahewana2 1antsadainaantantubunamulina 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."
ageboliman 5SUbolimainone's ageem boliman fisa?how old are you?
agile wallabyiwaloha 2nagile wallabyMacropus agilis, probable classification.,1.6Animal
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'ulu1 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 falifalihunafalihuNPnew agreement"Ite wain nomnom kapuna te ya famala yali falifalihuna 'wasinagu yai."This drinking-wine, its cup becames a new agreement of my blood.
agreement of lovegadosisi yalina 2gadosisiyaliNPagreement of love
agreement?tau'ulu2 1nagreement?For the possibility of this sense, see Judas' "agreement" to betray Christ.
agroundhiti'i 2Vinaground (to go)
aguhewali1 7nhewali (agu)Ana hewali ya falibadi, sa bahetuhu 'e--, Ape Tuatua kwalidi ite. Leileiyafa edi ape.He talked to his boys and they carried the things to Tuatua Canoe Slip down there, Leileiyafa's Canoe slip.Yau E fasinabomiu be agu hewaliI select you as my boys/disciples.{Agu hewali} are "my workers" / young men who work for myself as an elder.ov. synbwaibwai 1
aha6 1interjah
aheadbwa'i1 2la'aidi~bwa'iyediVinahead (to go)Salai ya bwa'i. In mate ya tubu wananaha.Pig went first. He has grown very big.U bwa'i!You go first!In ha'a ya mwahuli fuyo, be ya bwa'i, ya lau Galelaiya.He has already come back to life again, and he has gone first and has gone ahead of you to Galilee.comp.aba bwa'i2
aibikaaibikanaibikaThis probably has another name in Buhutu also.Scientific name: Abelmoschus manihot (L.) Medic.; Plant family: Malvaceae
aiiaiiiinterjaiiExclamation.
aimlessly-gaibu 1famohafu~gaibuiadvaimlessly
AlalaiAlalainAlalai, a person's nameDoga hesa hesana Alalai, ena nu'u yai mate sa mata'asi.At the village of a certain man named Alalai they had a feast.
alas!anadan1 1interjalas!wo'e 1EXCLalas!
algaebodebodenalgae, the mossy growth found in streams1.5Plant1.5.4Moss, fungus, algae
alighthiti'i 1Vinalight (to)sana~taluhidi 2Vtralight (to)talu 2Vinalight (to)Yaluwa Tabuna haba ya talu ai hewam, na Yaubada Saesaena ena gigibwali ai hewam.The Holy Spirit will descend on you, and the High God's spiritual power will be on you.
alivemiya1 7miya tupitupiVinalive (to be)falem tau~miyacomp.miya~esega1miyamiya2mwahuli1 2SUmauliVinalive (to be)Natugu, yauwedo la'ila'i, ofi'ofina itete. Haba te mwahuli.My child, thank you very much, that's the end of it. We shall live.
alive againmwahuli~fuyo 2Vinalive again (to be)In moho, lahai fafafaihonana yai ya mwahuli fuyo!Just one thing, on the third day he came to life again!
AliwasiAliwasinAliwasiAmainiya mahudo'idi sa lau Gadowa Aliwasi be lumana sa ginauli. Then all of the went to Gadowa Aliwasi and built a house (a church).A place name {Gadowa Aliwasi}.
all of themou'oulina 1Qall of them