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facematagu 2nface (my)Na in moho, Nawalahi matana o ati'atipuna yai mate piga sa ita-lau, ena an'ota'ota yai.but just one thing, on the face, or middle of the moon they see a horse fly, on his resting place.Yo Yesu matana aba sumana hinaga ya ita, nounouna, na ya ota'ota hudo'i.And he also saw the cloth with which Jesus' head was wrapped, rolled up, and it rested in a separate place.Tamagu, um yo Yaubada matamiu yai E lau pono.My father, I have done wrong before your eyes/face and the eyes of God.
face-up to the skyfafagalewa 1Vinfacing the sky (to cause to be)
faecesko'ena 3nfaeces, onesov. synbidana
Fairy-wren varietyKeke 1nFairy-wren variety
fall away, tomuli~suhasuhaVinfall away (to)Yena pilipili sa lau~lobahidi, mate sa muli~suhasuha.When they experience troubles, then they fall away.
fall downbe'u lidiVinfall down (to)Kwatilina mate ya hohoya mate ya pe'i be ya be'u lidi tanohi. But as for the dry frond, it dries up and dies and then it falls to the ground.
fall down on themselvesfaisagiginidisagigilidiVrecipfall down on themselves (to) em gana ya dem~lopalopadi, umeꞌehudi haba sa faisagiginidi. He will break down your fence, and the stones eill fall down on themselves.
falling on one's backfafagalewa 2Vinfalling on one's back (to be)Ya be'u lidi pampe'o yai, yo fede, ya lubi fafagalewa.she fell down from the steps, and then she hit lookng up at the sky.idiomatic usage meaning"to fall flat on one's back."
falsealamipei ala'alamiVinfalse, to beUmi Falesiya dodogamiu mate, kaputi yo disi ganamulidi moho ami kaisu~komokomaꞌinidi, na ganahewamiu mate sa alami.As for you Pharisee people, you wash the outside of your cups and dishes properly, but your insides are (false?)
false peopledodoga bwalabwalamiu 2NPfalse people (you.pl)
familiarkapuwa 4nfamiliar spiritskapuwana
familyboga2 2nfamilyfamili 1nfamily
family lineboga2 4nfamily line (ones)
faminegalamonfamineov. synfuya guliyamcomp.galamo wesawesasagalamo wesawesasacomp. ofgalamoNPfaminena galamo wesawesasa nuꞌu mahudoꞌina ya faheyaya. and a famine caused bad to the whole region.guliyam la'ila'i 2la'ila'iguliyam1guliyam2NPfamineMulina yai habahim, guliyam laꞌilaꞌi nuꞌuna ni ya tafo~nuhuli,After that a big famine (hunger) over ran that country.
famousfafahesamai 2gerfamous (being)
fancyolidi 1adjfancyTaumoho hesa fafagogona ena leli mate olidi,Their was a certain man who was rich and had very fancy clothing.
fashionlaulau2 3gerfashion
fasten aroundli'o 3fali'oVtrfasten around (to)
fasten garmentli'o 1fali'ofasten garment (to)
fasten garment around one's waistli'odi 1Vtrfasten garment around one's waist (to)yo fede oyagi doha kuhou mate lugudi sa hinoꞌidi, be sa liꞌodiand so they strung leaves like fig leaves together and fastened them around their waists.
fasten them togetherfe'idiVtrfasten them together (to)Ininna mate wawahin sa tilidi be edi nogi sa fe'idi be edi li'oli'o. ‎Women split the young green leaves to make their skirts and wrap around themselves.
fasting, to bean'andabuVinfasting (to be)In moho, um tau famuli~watanim hige ti anꞌandabu.But your followers do not fast.
fatma momonana 1COMwith its fatmomona 1nfatmomona-nfat
father's brother (FB)madiyagu 2nfather's brother (FB) (my)Madiyagu motuka hesa yai sa laoma.my uncle (FB) came in another vehicle.ov. synegu bada
fattenedma momonana 2COMfattenedana bulumakau natuna haꞌa ma momonana wa lau~funuhi!You have killed his calf with its fat.
favoriteagu pe'i 1pe'i2pe'i5IDIOMfavorite (my)pe'i5IDIOMfavoriteYau fuyanna mate, miti ox-palm te agu pe'i, na in moho, hige begana ya an. At that time Ox and Palm tinned meat was my favorite, but I was not able to eat any.agu pe'ipeꞌi 2IDIOMfavoriteYau, fuyanna mate, miti ox-palm te agu pe'i, na in moho, hige begana Ya an.As for me at that time, Ox & Palm tinned meat was my favoirtie but I couldn't eat a bit of it.Somo Yesu ya libalibaen mate Falesiya moni adi peꞌi sa atahiyedi, yo fede, sa lau~faliuhwaꞌen.As for what Jesus was talking about, The Pharisees who loved money heard it, and so they were laughing at him.IDIOM {agu pe'i} "my favorite." LIT: "my death."ov. synagu fanufanuha
favorite foodagu pe'i 2pe'i2pe'i5IDIOMfavorite food (my)Yau fuyanna mate, miti ox-palm te agu pe'i, na in moho, hige begana ya an.As for me, at that time, my favoirte food was ox-palm tinned meat, but just one thing, I couldn't eat a bit of it.pe'i, aguIDIOMfavorite food (my)Yau fuyanna mate, miti ox-palm te agu pe'i, na in moho, hige begana ya an. At that time Ox and Palm tinned meat was my favorite, but I was not able to eat any.
fear'wasa'wasabu2nfear'wasa'wasabunanfear (ones)Ini ma kiukiuna mate ana wasawasabuna mate palele yo namali.As for him, when he was small, his fear was thunder and lightning.Plantation tau paisowa, Baniyala dodogadi, yo luma tataudi, sa pelei lululu, be 'wasa'wasabuna hola ya laulau.The Baniyala workers from the plantation and the village people got in a fight playing cards, and the fear of them was still going around.'wasabu1nfearAbela wa ya taumoho la'ila'i na 'wasabu wa otana moho,Abela is an adult man but the fear still just stays on.'wasabu2 1faꞌwasabudiVinfear (to)
fearful of them'wasa'wasabu watanidiVtrfearful of them (to be)
feastfafanahi mataꞌasinamata'asi2nahiNPmarriage feastGonogonowana doha fayofayo tau abidi sowasowalidi edi baꞌisa ya lau fafanahi mataꞌasina yai, na sa bagi~watan. In the same manner as with ready-to-go servants, their big man goes to the wedding feast, and they wait for him. feastnfeastmata'asi1Vinfeast (to)Doga hesa hesana Alalai, ena nu'u yai mate sa mata'asi.At the village of a certain man named Alalai they had a feast.Mata'asi la'ila'i sa ginauli, abo Nunumai ena beda: sinau esebo. Oulalapa ena beda: sinau esebo.They had a big feast. Nunumai had one bunch of four betelnuts; Oulalapa had one bunch of four betelnuts.Haba te mata'asi, be te kwade, pa'ana tasim mate ya pe'i, na aho te ya mwahuli;We will feast, and we will be glad, because your younger brother was dead, and nw he is alive.ov. synan'an~gogo2mata'asi2BHan'an gogonafafanahi mataꞌasinanfeastLumadi mate, babada edi aba oi'oiliba yo edi mata'asi ainiya sa oilibaedi.As for these houses, they were where the "big men" held their disucussions, and they discussed their feasts there.Afa~efagu ee--, Yesu edi fuya tohaina maihonana yai, Ite mata'asi te /o an'angogo te ya fatabu.My relatives, at the time when they captured Jesus, in the night, this feast or eating together began.
feastingyaweyawesaan'an~yaweyawesaVinfeasting (to be)
fecesko'e2 1nfeces
fed uptausi'ololo 3si'ololoVinfed up (to be)
feed somethingsuiVinfeed something (to)Yau hidagu hesa, ini mate lafumaiha (= lau fumwaiha) yai ya sibasiba-wananaha. Ya salai toha, ya galasi, ya kauli, ya fa'oyowa, ya naha, ya sui, ya oiyalati.As for my brother he really understand hunting and fishing: he catches pigs, he dives with goggles, he fishes with hook and line, he hunts with dogs, he sets snares, he puts out bait, and he X's.Here {sui} means to "set out bait" for catching wild game.
feedingan'anban 1anbanHABfeeding (to be)haba 99 wa lau~afuledi sa anꞌanban ai aba hawahawa nuꞌunayou will leave 99 of them feeding in a grassy place.suwasuwali 2Vin feeding (to be)
feeding properlyanban koma'iHABfeeding properly (to be)Atai'a hige ti anban koma'i, ibe usa ya usa.The birds are not feeding properl and it might rain.
feel downheartednuwa~dubu 1Vinfeel downhearted (to)
feel impatienttau~si'ololo 1si'ololofatausi'olologuVinfeel impatient (to)Eda'eda yai sa laulau ee–, sa tau~si'ololo.They went along the road until they became impatient/tired.
feel lazytau~si'ololo 4si'ololofatausi'olologuVinfeel lazy (to)
feel somethingfahoina 2Vtrfeel something (to)Em fanatu fuyana yai, haba kamkamna la'ila'i wa faho'ina.At your time of giving birth, you will experience great pain.
feel terriblefanuha heyaheyayaVinfeel terrible (to)Ena pe'i mate ya fanuwa heyaheyayaHis death felt terrible.
feel tiredtau~si'ololo 3si'ololofatausi'olologuVinfeel tired (to)
feel weaktaugu ya bigabigaIDIOMfeel weak (I)Beyagu sa tile-tilele, taugu sa faisili-siligaidi, yo taugu sa bigabiga.My ears pricked up, my body got goose bumps, and my body became weak [LIT: was soft]antadidili4antgigibwali2 1ov. synbelubelu
feeling in good healthloholoho1 10Vinfeeling good in heath (to be)Tinagu yo tamagu, yau ma nanatugu ӥ loholoho, paԡna Eaubada maԥmai,My mother and my father, I along with my children are all well, because God is with us.na nuwana ganahewana yai iyen, "Ibe ena leli moho E abi'ina, haba E loholoho."and in her mind she said, If I only touch his clothing, I will become well."Makai! Ma luwaga, na ana asiyebo ya ulu, be ya loholoho.At once [lit: with two], and his sickness came to a head, and he was well.comp.amnagu ya loholoho3faloholohomloloho1comp.nuwana ya loholoho1
feelingsamna2 1nfeelings
feetahegu1 4DAae-guBHahegu2SUae-guBBkae-gunleg and foot (of person)
fellowstataudi 3nfellows
femalekokanbird of Paradise (female??)Atai'a Tiyai yo Koka nene hudohudo'i ou'oulina 43 na begana haba ou'oulina 35 mate Papuwa Niugini yai sa miyamiya. ‎Birds of Paradise and and Koka (female bird of paradise) of various type are in number are 43, and close to 35 kinds are living in Papua New Guinea.tau lau~fayofayo waihinna 2gerfemale servant or slavetinabawa1nfemale (not mle)Bina tinabawana ana uli'uli mate dubadubana, kafukafu delena yai na matana ya dubadubana.The female hornbill's markings are black with a white tail. She has has black eyes.Yau kamkam tamowanana; haba kamkam tinabawadi sa laulau watanigu.I am the rooster; the hens will follow after me.Suisui hudo'i-hudo'i tinabawa yo tamowana ya ginaulidi.He made the various kinds of animals, female and male.anttamowana1waihin1 2SUsine2BLhoifini; oifiniDAwaini2BNsine2DAwaihin2BHwaihin2LFwaifini2nfemaleWaihin be taumoho hesadi Kalolokau na nenedi gonogonowadi.the female and the male of the Blue-winged Kookaburra are both called Kalolokau, and they look the same.ov. synbwaibwai 1
femalestinabawa2nfemalesnanigoti tamotamowanadi uli'ulidi, botobotodi yo tinatinabawadi uli'ulidi, botobotodi yo bwalibwali safutidi hinaga ya lawe~hudo'iyedi The male goats with markings and spots and the females with markings and spots and the ones that were two-colors, he took to a another location.