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lacking goodsgogo gesagesa 1gerlacking goodsEmi gogo au uneꞌuneꞌedi, be monidi, gogo~gesagesa au feledi. Sell your.pl possessions, so that you.pl might give the money from them to those lacking goods.gogo~gesagesagerlacking goods (those)
lamentationsfatala~wo'owo'o 2gerlamentations
lamplampa 1nlamp
lampslampa 2nlampsBena ami nononoha yo emi lampa bena sa alaꞌalaYou.pl should be getting ready and your.pl lamps should be burning.
landfote 3nlandSo'u wa ya dago hasa fote yai, be hidana wananaha ya lobahi.The frog jumped up on the ground, and joined his true companions.Yo fede, ya awa lau waga hesa ya poupouli gabogabo yai be ganahewana yai ya ta'ai. Na dodoga mate, fote yai.And so he got on board a boat that was floating in the sea and he sat inside it, and the people, were on the shore.ov. syntanohi2tano'ubu1 2BHtanohi2SUtano'ubu2nlandtanohi1 3nland
landslidetanohi ya ta'uibaCLlandslide1.2.2.1Soil, dirt
languagealinadi 1nlanguage (their)
lanternlampa 3nlantern
largelala'i 2la'i1adjlargelala'i 3la'i1adjlarge (in size, relative to other things being compared)Ai tana'ai ya miyamiya. Ena nohi ai oyagi lala'i hewadi ya ginaulidi.It lives in the big bush. It makes it's nests in the tops of big trees.samosamoa 1nlarge banana varietyov. synbihiya2 6golagolamulumuluwatembamisilukiov. synasai1 2bwakaka 1samosamoa 2nlsrge plant varietyPlant varieties which are very large and believed to be imported types are often called {samosamoa} in the belief thsat they were imported from the South Sea Islands" such as Samoa. This term has been used for both coconuts and bananas, for example.
lash them togetherau fapatudiVtrlash them together (to)Ya baheidi be ena dafu hewana yai ya toledi, na ya au fapatudi. He carried them on his shoulder and then he put them on top of his raft and lashed them together.
lashingslashingsgerlashings
lastofi'ofina 1gerlast
lateboneyawa 1nlate (one who is always)
lawslaugagayo3 3nlaws
lay eggs, tokatino1Vinlay eggs (to)Katinona la'ila'i na ida'idahena. Ya katino haba luwaga mohoIts eggs are large and green. It will lay two eggs.E salalidi gelegele ganahewana be E katino.I dig down in the sand and lay eggs.
lay them outtanogogoVtrlay them out on the ground (to)Ya ofi mahina sa tanogogo be sa lau bodiwhent hat was finished they would lay them out on the ground so they could sew them.
lazytau~si'ololo 2si'ololoVinlazy (to feel)tausi'ololo 1si'ololoVinlazy (to feel)
lead someone somewhere, tofoyahi~lawenVtrlead someone somewhere (to)Yo foyahi lawen taumoho lisina, be bena haba in tau saguhina.He lead her to the man so that she might become his helper.
lead someone up to a high place, tofoya~fasigi~hasaenVtrlead someone up to a high place (to)Yo fede, Satani, Yesu ya foya~fasigi~hasaen, be tanoꞌubu nuꞌudi mahudoꞌidi ya faꞌita.And then Satan lead Jesus up to a high place and showed him all regions of the earth.
leaflugu 1nleafHaibe'u mate, Oyagi laga afa'afadi, hige lugudi.Autumn is when trees just have bare branches, not (their) leaves.Lumana mate, hatona wa'uli luguna sa gula, be kaimo sa tili, be sa kifi'i ya ofi.As for the house, for the thatch they stripped off the sago leaves, and split the pandanus root so they could finish making the batten strips.1.5Plantluguna 1nleaf, itsLuguna ita'itana doha ya lofalofa na ya hebehebe yo ida'idahena. ‎The appearance of its leaves is like, it is long and thin and green.6.2.1.7.1Growing coconutsluguna, ma'ima'iNPcoconut leaf{Ma'ima'i luguna} is the leaf or frond of a coconut palm tree.6.2.1.7.1Growing coconuts1.5.5Parts of a plantma'ima'i luguna 2NPcoconut leaf{ma'ima'i luguna} is the large compound leaf, or frond of the coconut tree.6.2.1.7.1Growing coconuts1.5.5Parts of a plant
leaf stalkma'ima'i tapa'aunaNPcoconut leaf stalk6.2.1.7.1Growing coconuts1.5.5Parts of a plant
leaf stemsbagabagadi 1nleaf stems {their)Lulutina mate tapa'au edi aba susu lau bagabagadi yai ya susu be ya fakou hafiti. As for the fibre mesh, it is the place where the crown grows out at the leaf stems, and the mesh covers it tightly.{Bagabagadi} are the leaf stems of large compound leaves such as coconuts, sago,or other palms. Some types are are used for wall materials in house building.
leak out, tosololo~ofiVinpour out (to); seep out (to); leak out (to)Haba wain ya sololo~ofi, yo aba hinina haba ya heyaya.The wine will completely leak out, and the container will be bad.
leap forth,le'ole'ofahiVinleap forth (to)
leap out,leꞌoleꞌofahiVinleap out, toSa leꞌoleꞌofahi mate, taon ganahewana yai Yesu sa solu~kwakikwaki~lawen ganamuli,
leap updago~hasa2 2Vinleap up (to)
leave behindluhu~fafadabalaladi 1Vtrleave behind (to)Yo fede, ginauli mahudoꞌidi ya luhu~fafadabalaladi, na maꞌena Yesu sa lau.And so he left all of his things behind, and went with Jesus.
leave her behindlau afulen 2Vtrleave her behind (to)
leave him behindlau afulen 3Vtrleave him behind (to)
leave it behind,lau afulen 1Vtrleave it behind (to)Tinagu ema waga ya au'au oyagi yai na 'e lau afulen. My mother tied the canoe to a tree and we left it there.
leave off from going afterlau~afulen 6Vtrleave off from going after (to)Agu a mo'isa, na deer i ita, habahim, gwama ya lau afulen, na deer ya lau we'ai.Luckily he saw a deer, then [the lion] left the boy, and he chased the deer away.
leave someone and come out, tokalamahano~afulenVtrleave someone and come out, tona habahim, ya kalamahano~afulen. and then he came out of him.
leave someone behindlau~afulen 2Vtrleave someone behind (to)
leave someone or somethingluhu~afulenVtrleave someone or something (to)Tamadi Sebedi sa luhu~afulen waga yai maidana edi tau paisowa,They left their father Zebedee at the boat with his crew members,
leave something by speakingliba~afulen 3Vtrleave something by speaking (to)
leave something or someonelau~afulen 5Vtrleave something or someone (to)na ami lau afulemai, na mulimiu yai usa la'ila'i ya usa mate, nawalahi faihona gogoma ya ota esegahi.But you left us, and behind you the big rains rained down, and cold weather has hung on for three months.Hesa gadona ya kwalu, waima wa. Logena, sa lau afulen.One's throat became narrow, the ant. With that they left him [Crab] there.Habahim, salai te, gabu ya lau afulen, na dodogadi gabu sa lau afulen hinaga.Then this [Amohoho] pig will abandon the garden, and people will abandon the garden also.Waihin hesa, hesana Sine Waga Toputopu, ya boga, be natuna hola bogana yai, mate sa lau afulen.They abandoned one woman named Sine Waga Toputopu who was pregnant, and whose child was still in her womb.
leaveslugu 2dummyleavesoyagi luguna.leaves of a tree.lugu edi fuyaseasons for the leaves.8.4.1.1Calendarluguna 2nleaves (its)
legahegu1 2SUae-guBBkae-guDAae-guBHahegu2nleg, myahegu1 5SUae-guBBkae-guDAae-guBHahegu2nleg and foot (of animal)Ahena hige doha ai. Kumai, nuwana umi hidamiu, pa'ana ahena doha ahemiu."Its legs are not like us. Cat, maybe he is your companion, because his legs are like yours.Nibele wa ahena sa susu.The tadpole's legs formed."My leg" and "my foot" normally are referred to by the same term, "ahegu." However, "my foot" can be distinguished by the term "ahe laulaugu" if a finer distinction is needed.
legsahegu1 1SUae-guBBkae-guDAae-guBHahegu2nlegs (my)
LeileiyafaLeileiyafanLeileiyafa'E lau, habahim, Leileiyafa ana halulu 'e lau. 'E lau, Leileiyafa yai 'e fati'o,Then we headed for Leileiyafa, And when we got to Leileiyafa we questioned them.
lengthlofana 1nlength (its) referring to physical dimensions
lengthen itfalofalofalofalofa1Vtrlengthen it (to)Nuwa~mode gonowana em mwahuli haba ya falofalofa?Is it possible, by worrying, to make your life longer?
let down ones nets, tofadalolo~lidiyedifadalo~lidiyenVtrlet down ones nets (to)Sa fadalolo~lidiyedi mate hama boludi sa onadi, begana haba edi hagida sa tapuliti.They let them down and caught lots of fish by the gills, so that their net was almost about to be broken.
let loose of it??kaka'en 2lt loose of it (to)yo fede bena ya an kaka'en be hige ana gonowa.then he would let loose of it, but he was not able to do so.
lie down glancing aroundeno sanasanaloloVinlie down glancing around (to)Sa kalahe ya ofi, tautaumoho ya lau be pou yai ya eno sanasanalolo. And, when they had finished eating it, he was lying down on the veranda glancing around.
lie' falsehood; trickbwalabwala1nlie; falsehood; trickantgewagewa 1antdudulai1 3
lie i9n waitnaha 1tau nahaVinlie in wait (to)Walagofe wa sa we'ai. Wayo'wayowa mate, in ya naha oyagi mulidi yai.The drove off the crocodile, but as for that wild dog, he was lying in wait behind some trees."Pekopeko, nuwana um u lau u lau we'a, pa'ana wa belu. Yau E naha."Pekopeko, maybe you should chase him, because you are weak. I will lie in wait."Sisela wasa ya atahiyen mate Balaki ha'a sa nahanaha Teboli Tu'ana yai.Sisera heard the report that Barak was already lying in ambush at Mount Tabor.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.
lie, tobwala 'to lie'bwala-Vinlie (to)Na mate, ya bwala.And so he lied, like that.