Buhutu - English



-iyeVin > VtrsfxTR2
*kapitanink of an octopus1.6Animal
'kedandoorway
'Kedandoorway
-kidisfxx-shapeUli'uli ni hesana lau-kidi.that design is called lau-kidi (in an x-pattern).an "x" pattern which was made on the posts of traditonal houses.8.3.1.8Pattern, design9.1.2.4Design
*lahun1spouse4.1.9Kinship2wife4.1.9Kinship3husband4.1.9Kinship
-la'in > nsfxbig
-lau1Vin > Vinsfxgoing along (to be)2Vin > Vtrsfxgo over (to)Ya dago lau haufata ofi'ofina yai ya abi lidi alahiya luwaga wa ya abidi.He jumped over and went to the last platform, and he reached down and grabbed the two spears.Habahim, ya tuba lau ena dafu yai.then he swam over to his raft.ov. syn-hasa1 1-sae3Vingo4gergoing
*laweVtrmake something go, to
-lawenVtr > Vtrsfxgo to something (to)Ya lau weee--, gonowana mate wa au lawen ai babagaLet it go on until you are able to tie it to the croton bush.Na ite mate yau yo Mary Bailebo mate, Buka buibuina paisowana ӥ lawelaweni.But as for here, Mary Bailebo and I were going at it doing the work of Bible translation.
-LelewainsfxTau Lelewai, a character in a Sawaiha story entitled "Silowa"Tau Lelewai, Tau Binawai, Tau Kaikaitau wa emi golowa wa ya gelaen.Tau Lelewai, Tau Binawai, Tau Kaikaitau has run away with your little niece.
*lisin1about2by3for4from5tostem: lisi-, 1s: lisigu, 1pex: lisimai, 1pin: lisida, 2s: lisim, 2p: lisimiu, 3s: lisina, 3p: lisidi
-lopasfxbreak
-lopaisfxbreak (to)... yauma wa ya towa, fuya mate 1956 yai, Ipouli yai. Gouda ena luma ya lau-lopai.... the windstorm blew, the time was 1956, at Ipouli. It broke down Gouda's house.
-m11Vtrsfxyou.sg2vdsfxto you.sg3IPCyour.sg4EPCyour.sg5GPCyour.sg
-m2nsfx1your.sg2your.sg (kinship relationship)3your.sg (body part)4your.sg (part-whole relationship)5your.sg (other closely associated inalienable relationship)1s: -gu, 2s: -m, 3s: -na, 1pIN: -da, 1pEX: -mai, 2p: -miu, 3p: -di
-ma1v > vsfxhitherDirectionals: use of the suffix {-ma} indicites hither, or toward orientation of speaker. Use of the suffix {-wa} indicates thither, or away from the orientaiton of the speaker.
-ma2nsfxour.excl
-mai1nsfxour.excl2Vtrsfxus.excl3nsfxour (kinship relationship)4nsfxour.excl (body parts)5nsfxour.excl (part-whole relationship)6nsfxour.excl (other closely associated inalienable relationship)7Vtrsfxus.excl 8vdsfxto us.excl9vdsfxto us.excl10nsfxus.excl1s: -gu, 2s: -m, 3s: -na, 1pIN: -da, 1pEX: -mai, 2p: -miu, 3p: -di
-mi1nsfxyour.pl2??
-miu11nsfxyour.pl2nsfxyour.pl (kinship relationship)3nsfxyour.pl (body parts)4nsfxyour.pl (part-whole relationship)5nsfxyour.pl (other closely associated inalienable relationship)6Qsfxof you.pl1s: -gu, 2s: -m, 3s: -na, 1pIN: -da, 1pEX: -mai, 2p: -miu, 3p: -di
-miu21Vtrsfxyou.pl2vdsfxto you.pl3GPCsfxyou.pl
*mwanunuVingrumble
-n1Vtrsfx1him2her3it4about him