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UlaboUlabo 1nUlaboNa Ulabo edi motuka yai 'e laoma ema luma.We came back home on an Ulabo vehicle.
Ulabo Timbre CompanyUlabo 2nUlabo Timbre Companyna kampani wa hesana sa bui meta, Ulabo Timber Company, Milne Bay.and they changed their name to Ulabo Timbre Company, Milne Bay.Pa'ana eda'eda ya mahata, yo dodoga sa woko Ulabo yai, yo C.D.C. yai yo "re-forestation" yai.Because a way appeared for people to work at Ulabo [Yimbre Company], and for C.D.C. and at "reforestation."Then in 1981 a New Zealand-based company named J. J. G. Groums came and began to work, and they changed their name to Ulabo Timbre Compnay, The company bought timbre by the standing cubic meter, so did selective timbre harvesting, but also cleared land for reforestation and built the first, long-term vehicular roads in the Sagarai Valley connecting them to Alotau and the south shore of Milne Bay itself. They worked intensively in the area from 1981 thru early 1990's, and were based at Gamadoudou.
unable to talk, to bedo'odo'o 3Vinunable to talk, (to be)
unadornedfafawisiya gesadi 1NPunadornedna afa nubaimai Au'au mate iti fafawisiya gesadi.but our cousins, the crows are unadorned in appearance.
unclesbabada 1badanuncles
uncover in readinesskamfahi nonohainonohaikamfahiVtruncover in readiness (to)hatahata bubulina wa kamfahi~nonohai,you remove in readiness the covering of the table,
underai1 10Prepunderbe ami ledima, haba ai galasi E toledi, doha umi ite, tautaumiu te.so you send them here, and I will put them under glass like your pictures here.ov. synyai 1
underneathubuubunanunderneathAfa haidamai nene hahaisa hige ti ouli mate ubu yai sa miyamiya.Some of our companions with other appearances are not plentiful, and they live down underneath.ubudinunderneath (them)Tinana hige gonowana i bahei, yo fede, hala ubudi yai ya simo lawen, na ya lau afulen.His mother was not ble to carry him, and so she took him and hid him under a pandanus tree, and she left him there.ubunaubununderneathNa gwama wa ya luhu lau gwayali wa, ubuna yai. Na ya atahi watan.But the boy went under the mat, and he followed (his actions) by listening.Yena "duikers" heyaheyaya sa lobahidi mate, sa hoba lidi ai bagili ubudi.When a "Duikers" antelope encounters danger, it crouches down under the tall grass.Tanohi ubuna yai, ho'owa sa kalakalamahano hasaema, be tano'ubu mahudo'ina mate, bolowada sa famohafu.From underneath the ground the waters were arriving and coming up, and so the whole world was filled by the flood.antmulina 2anthewana 1antganahewa 6antganamuliantsadainaantganamulinaantmulina 1anthewana 7antganahewana2
underneath??ubaumanunderneath??yo fede in kapuwa Hinau Masali lebena yai mate ya kamfahi giligilina yai, be feula gulewa ubaumana yai ya tole lawen. and so Hinau Masali removed her magical stone from her armpit and then she quickly put it underneath the cooking pot.
understandtau ita~lobahi 2gerthose who understandtau sibasibagerones who understandhaba tiyen, <Isalaela nu'una la'ila'i, mate tau~ita~lobahi yo tau~sibasiba.> They will say "Israel is a great place where there are those who see and catvh on and those who understand.
understand properlysiba wananaha 1Vtrunderstand properly (to)
understand somethinglobahi 8SUlobaiVtrunderstand something (to)
understand themsibaidisiba2Vtrunderstand them (to)
understand,siba2 2sibaidiVtrunderstand (to); know something (to)
understandingsonoga1 2sonosonoganaVinunderstanding (to be)
uneducatedpuopuou 3nuneducated
unexpectedlynuwa tomananuwa1tomanaunexpectedlyNuwa tomana yai, yo maihalana somo hige i sibai, ena baꞌisa haba ya mahanoma be ya lau~lobahi.Perhaps unexpectedly, and at a time which he does not know, his ba'isa [big man/master] will he arrive and then he'll find him.tomananuwa tomananunexpectedlyNuwa tomana yai, ena baꞌisa ya mahanoma be ya lau lobahi.His ruler might come back unexpectedly and find him.
unfasten somethingkamtata 1Vtrunfasten something (to)
unidentifiedGwa'aunbird species (unidentified)
uninhabitedatipuna yai 11PPuninhabited area
UniversityUniversityloan word from EnglishnUniversity
unsuccessful attemptloge 1logedidilogegununsuccessful attemptBaꞌisa, E anpate iꞌipa lofalofa, na in moho hige ama loge.Lord we tried all night long, but we had no succeess.na hige agu loge.I can't succeed at it.
untietataVtruntie (to)Ai Sabati haba um sai laꞌi em bulumakau e donki wa tata, be wa lau wa fanom hoꞌowa, e higeꞌe?On the Sabbath is there anyone who doesn't untie his cow or donkey to go and water it?Yau hige ya loholoho haba ya dulu lidi be ana ahe sumasuma mahinadi ya tatadi.I am not good (enough) to bend down and untie the strings of his shoes.
untie somethingkamtata 3Vtruntie something (to)In mate, aba uli'uli wa ya kamtatata, be uli'ulina somo yai mate ya lobahi, be ya fatili,Then he unfastened the scroll (place of writing) and he found where it was written and he read it.
up highhewana 3nup highhewana 6nup high (in the air, above the ground)Haba ya lofo, be ai hewana ya ta'ita'i'ili, na ya maimainene.Then it flie and circles around up high, and keeps watching.
us excltataumainpeople (us.excl)Tataumai fati ema noho 'e fwaisidiWe four people had gathered up our baskets of food.
us.excl-mai 10nus.excl-mai 2Vtrus.excl-mai 7Vtrus.excl ai2 2prous.exclNa ai, atipu yai 'e tubatuba.But we were swimming out in the middle.Natum u ita watan, na ai haba 'e lau 'e lau fumwaiha.You look after your child, and we will go fishing.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.
usepaisowa2 2nuse
use itabi2 7abi~nohiabi~umeꞌehuidiVtruse it (to)Fulugam u abi, be ai aba tutu fapatum ni, u tulu be'um!Use your strength and come down off from that place where they nailed you.fapaisowa 1Vtruse it (to)Sidohana Ma'ima'i te Fapaisowa.How we use Coconut.Ya ofi mate sa fapaisowa edi bebedula be suwana edi aba antoha. When it is finished, they use it as their pig net, and so it becomes their thing for catching pigs.
use someonefapaisowa 3Vtruse someone (to)Afahaidagu, tau belubelu Yaubada ya fapaisowadi, be tau adidili sa leihafihafitidi.My friends, God uses people who are weak to overcome those who are strong.
use somethingfapaisowa 2Vtruse something (to)Lahai hudo'i ya tubu ya laolaoma be huyama wa hige ti fapaisowa wananahai.Another day has begun and it is coming to (the time) when they do not really use "huyama" cane.Heyaheyason ya fapaisowadi ena lau fa'ata yai, be ginauli boludi ya fatalahadi.He used parables in his teaching, and he instructed them in many things.
use something all up, tofapaisowadi~maꞌudaidi,Vtruse something all up (to)Diyabolo ena bwalabwala mahudoꞌidi ya fapaisowadi~maꞌudaidi, The Devil used up all of his tricks/lies
use themfapaisowadiVtruse them (to)Donagu hinaga na ai lulu haba E fapaisowadi.I also use my tusks for fighting.
useless-gaibu 3famohafu~gaibuiadvuselessDebana yai Yesu wa, balabala gaibu yai ya miya tauduma,Because of this, Yesu stayed alone(?) in a deserted place,ov. syn-asaha 1-afulen
usherstau soi 2gerushers
utensils for drinkingaba nomnomdigerutensils for drinking (their)Ko'uko'u, ana paisowa mate biya te tadi be li'u aba nomnomdi.The use of the coconut shell is to carve it into a utensil for drinking soup.
utensils for drinking soupli'u aba nomnomdiaba nommnomdigerutensils for drinking soup (their)Ko'uko'u, ana paisowa mate biya te tadi be li'u aba nomnomdi. The use of the coconut shell is to carve it into a utensil for drinking soup.
utility truckmotuka 7nutility truck