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Ia2smIRINa hesana ige a siba.But I don't know her name.nuwagu ya amnaCLfeel happy (I)Kamkam ma tanuwagana nuwadi sa amna, pa'ana Walagofe Wayo'wayowa ya lau we'ai.The chicken and her master felt happy because the crocodile had driven away the wild dog.ov. synkwade2 3kwade3 1ov. synamna1 3kwade3 1nuwagu ya fuwicomp. offuwiCLforget (I)nuwagu ya loholoho 1CLfeel good in my heart (to)taugu 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. synbelubeluya2smIRIyawa 1BBya goSUya eneDAya goBNya waneQII say"Aho yawa, 'Wa'ali agu E pwai.' Na uwe, 'Lau-gagayo'.""Now I am saying, "I break-up my sugarcane.' but you say, 'It is forbidden.'""Ena E yoga, yawa, '1, 2, 3!' mate te eno guli, mahudo'ida."When I shout "I, 2, 3' them we will lean over, all of us."Yo E yoga-boda, yawa, "Tinagu!"And i called out again, I said, "My mother!"ov. synegubayawa 2BBya goSUya eneDAya goBNya waneQIsaid (I)ye2smREIYo fede, egu galasi ye kaisu, yo egu pidu ye abi, be benai ye topu, be ye lau lesi ubuna yai, na walahisa wa ye itadi. So I cleaned my goggles and I took my spear, and then I slowly sank down, so that I went underneath the footbridge, and I saw the prawns.
I amguliyam, EVinhungry (I am)
I am thirstygadogu ya magu 2IDIOMI am thirsty
I sayegubae2QII sayov. synyawa 1yawanQII say
ideanuwana ya mahataCLidea (to have)
idolskapuanlittle idolskapua mate oitau kiukiu, doha ume'ehu, Kapua are little statues, like stones, etc.oitau 1nidolsTabu au tulibono e au lau'u'ula~lau oitau hesa lisina yai Don't kneel down to or pray to any idols.
ifi beCONDifyena2 2CONJifNa ite Sabati te hinaga, ena ea siuhwalo haba 'e lau Wagawaga, 'e lau'u'ula. Mate, ema antaumana wasana.And on this Sunday also, if it is dry weather, we will go to Wagawaga for church. that is the news about our church visitation.Usually involves a temporal sequence, more rarely may signal an if/then construction.ov. synma-2 1yo3 1be 1o2mulina yai 5
ignite itfutuliVtrignite it (to)Egu laoma mata~paꞌana mate, bena tanoꞌubu ana oyagi E futuli.My reason for coming is that I might I ignite the earth on fire.
ignorantpuopuou 1nignorantginaulidi te wa simodi tau~nuwanuwatuhu yo tau~sonoga lebedi yai na wa fataumahatadi, puopuou lisidi yai. You hid these things from the ones who have thoughts and are clever, and you made them known to those who know nothing.
ignorant of themfakafakaudifakauVtrignorant of them (to be)Noꞌo abiꞌabidi Yaubada lisina yai hola sa fakafakaudi.They are still ignorant of the miraculous doings form God
iguana,uma'ala 2nspecies of iguana
imbue something with words of powerlibaliba felen 2vdimbue something with words of power (to)Salai ni, ena sa gwali mate, alahiya sa libalibafelen, o sa filifili'i.As for that pig, when they spear it they put words of power on the spear or enchant it.Ena alahiya ya abi be ya libaliba felen.He took his spear and spoke words of power to it.ov. synlibaliba ya felen 1filifili'i 2fatabu 2fagabi2 4
immature coconutskunokunodi, ma'ima'iNPimmature coconutsLa'ana mate ma'ima'i kunokunodi edi aba susu lau.The stems are the place from where the little immature coconuts grow out.ma'ima'i kunokunodi NPimmature coconutsLa'ana mate ma'ima'i kunokunodi edi aba susu lau.The stems are the place from where the little immature coconuts grow out.
immediatelyma esega 2immediately
immediately referred to topicte1 2DEMimmediately referred to topic
immerse it??fada'o lidiyen 2Vtrimmerse it?? (to)
importantfala'i~fafuyo 2Vreflxmake oneself important (to)Paꞌana sai ya falaꞌi~fafuyo mate, haba ya kiu, na sai ya fakiu, haba ya laꞌi.Because whoever makes himself important will be small, and whoever makes himself small will be big.ita~fala'iVtrimportant (to see as being)Somo dodoga sa ita~falaꞌi mate Yaubada ana ꞌwaiꞌwaiyoꞌo. What people see as being important (big) is what God rejects.matalaidiadjimportantNuwatuhu matalaidi haisa enehemiu E uli adi'adilidi.I have wirtten certain important points strongly to you.
inai1 2PrepinAi matahafo mate, tatau edi aba finahe.In the front was the place of climbing up for the men.ma kamukamumunaCOMin darknessBobonna hola nu'u ma kamukamumuna, mate tatau luwaga sa luhulau bebedula hesa ganahewana yai be sa alasimo.The next day when the place was still in darkenss, then the two men went inside another pig net and hid themselves.
in a narrow placeaba mwakoko yaimwakokoPPin a narrow placesomo yai eda'eda ena aba mwakoko yai be ya obiyoHe stood where the road had a narrow place.
in back of somethingmulina yai 3PPin back of something
in herhasalina 1hasalanin her young womanhood
in ones right mindnega~fuyo 2Vinin ones right mind (to be)
in one's smallnessma kiukiugu3 1COMin one's smallnessov. synmaisanama kiukiugu 3ma wawayagu3ov. synma wawayagu2ma wawayagu3
in thehewana 5nin the top of somethingNa waihin wa, ya wana, hwalai'iwe hewana yai,But as for the woman, she sang up in the top of the tree.Ai tanohi ya anban na ai oyagi hewadi ya eno.It feeds on the ground and sleeps in the tops of trees.ho'owa yai 2PPin the waterlahai fuyadi yaiPPdaytime (in the)Be in, lahai fuyadi yai, ya alasimo.So he hides himself in the daytime.
in the morningmalatomtom 2nin the morning
in the old growthyabaha yaiPPin the old growth forest
in the seagabogabo yai 1PPin the sea
indebtedanhagahaga 1haga2HABindebted (to be)Yo fede salumadi sa anhagahaga ena baꞌisa lisina yai mate, ya yoga~gogondima.And so he called together whoever owed his boss anuthing.
inheritanceginauli ya pei~afuledi 2CLinheritanceTanuwaga, hidagu u faliba be tamamai ena ginauli ya pei~afuledi i soiyedi be egu yo ena. Teacher, tell my brother to share out the things our father left (when he died), mine and his.
injectiongwali 6angwaligwali fuyoiVtrinjection (to give)
inkkapitana2nink (its)
innantaumana lumana 5NPinnBy extension, an "antaumana lumana" is the closest cultural equivalent to an inn, hotel, or motel.
inner thinkingnuwa~boyana 1NPinner thinkingWaihin wa, ya ita'ita-lau, ya ita, na nuwa-boyana:The woman looked at it. She looked and thought:
insectsmadimadininsectsAna kalahe mate madimadi.Its food is insects
insideatipuna yai 5PPinside (of something)Ena luma mate ume'ehu la'ila'i atipuna yai.His house was inside a big rock.
inside onesnuwana ganahewana yaiPPinside ones heart
inside one's mindnuwa ganahewana yaiganahewayaiPPinside one's mindTau paisowa wa, nuwa ganahewana yai iyen,The servant said to himself (inside his mind),
insistdudu1 3Vininsist (to)ya leu w e dudu, ya sae ye dudu @@@@he went down (west) @@@, he went up (east) @@@Ya lau 'eee--, maihona. Tau wa ya dudu~alili, enaba, "U lau falem hasala lebedi yai."Time passed, until it was night. The man was very forceful and he said, "You go to the girls' house."comp.andudu~balabala
inspect somethingtafo~dadai 1-dadatafoVtrinspect something (to)ov. synita~sipo1 2
inspect themtafo~dadaidiinspect them (to)Yena wa laoma egu yosiyosi wa tafo~dadaidiWhen you come and inspect them
inspection tourfatafo~dada 1Vtrinspection tour (to make someone go on)
instructtalahafatalahaVtrinstruct (to)
instruct in somethingfatalaha 2talahaVtrinstruct in something (to)
instruct themfatalahadiVtrinstruct them (to)
instruct you.plfatalahamiu 2Vtrinstruct you.pl (to)Paꞌana lahaina yai liba somo haba ami libaedi mate Yaluwa Tabuna haba ya fatalahamiu.Because on that day Yaluwa Tabuna [Holy Spirit] will instruct you.pl as to whatever words you.pl will speak them.
instrument for spearing foodtitimona 1titimoninstument for spearing food
instrument used for doing somethingaba1 4dodoga pe'ipe'i edi aba miyaNomzinstrument used for doing somethingaba fanuha~hitiniguaba hawahawa nuꞌunacomp.maihala ena aba bulu1
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