Buhutu - English


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a1advyes
a2smIRINa hesana ige a siba.But I don't know her name.
a31ok2alrightA, lofudi wa ya falibadi.Alright then, she told her brothers.
a41place where "x" takes placeAbu'awa ena a be'u, ho'owa ti'oti'o uluna yai,the place where the tree Kangaroo fell, at the source of ti'oti'o steam2EPCEPC3dummyer
a5interjah
a-11pfxone's edible possession2pfxedible possession, intended for eatingAdi an'an sa abidi,They got their food.Ta lau ta paisowa ada gana yai.Let's go work in our garden.ph. v.a-2NP > EPCone's intimate possession
a-2ph. v. ofa-1NP > EPCpfxone's intimate possessionagu ulu-tubumy ancestors.Agu pilipilidai ya falibagu.I have told you my story.Bobon, ada oyagi te, te oi.Tomorrow we will cut our tree here.
a be'uNPplace where one fell down.Abu'awa ena a be'u, ho'owa ti'oti'o uluna yai,the place where the tree Kangaroo fell, at the source of ti'oti'o steam
a--1pfxer2pfxuhA--, e--, natumiu mate ni, gwama 'au--, 'oyagi ya bwai'in be halana ya tantan.Uh, er, your child over there, that boy, she borrowed the fire, and he's crying because of her.
a'aiMODALenoughA'ai, te fuyo.Enough, we're going.Yo fede, a'aina, 'e fuyo luma.And so, enough of it, we went back to the house.ov. synbeti1 2gonowagu 13gonowanagonowanagonowana
A'aiinterjenough
a'ainanenough of it
a'awana ya lauunspec. var.a'awanaCLtime passedA'awana ya lau, habahim, doga hesa Pita ya ita, be iyen, "Um hudo'i itete!"A space of time passed, then another person saw Peter and he said, "You're here are another one."
aba1Nomz1place whereYa fafamakano habahim, ya kanene be ya lau Hinau Masali ena aba laulau bu'a afusana. He was quite and then he crawled and went to the ash pit where Hinau Masali did her cooking.2place for3place where something takes placena E lau luma aba lepa be "tau kobakoba" [doctors] sa famwahuligu,...but I went to the house for sickness and then the healers or doctors made me well,...4instrument used for doing something5place of6means of7places of8thing forcomp.maihala ena aba bulu1where the sun setswestunspec. comp. formaba fanuha~hitinigugerremembering me (means of)aba fataumahatanaNPplace of being revealedaba hawahawa nuꞌunaNPgrassy fieldnuwatuhu aba fadudulainaNPconscience (ones)
aba2BLabo1BBmaka1DAma'a1SUabo2abo1MODAL1willAgu pilipilidai aba E libalibaei.I will tell my story.Oni hewalim doha Nunumai, aba ya awa'abi'em."If you were a young man like Nunumai then I would obey you!Aba ai feti E eno.I will sleep up on the shelf2then
AbaNomzplace for
aba abi~gwa'uNP1place where one puts up a shelterov. synaba abi~gwa'u 2aba pei gwa'u aba pei gwa'u 1aba pei gwa'u 32place where one erects a temporary shelter or houseov. synaba abi~gwa'u 1aba pei gwa'u 1
aba abinaNomzplace of making it
aba abiꞌabilisi titimonaNP1instument for threshingEna aba abiꞌabilisi titimona mate nimana yai haba witi ya abilisi, be ꞌwapina ya pei~hudoꞌiyen. He will thresh the wheat with his instrument for threshing, and then toss the hulls (skins) elsewhere.2threshing fork
aba ai fetiNP1storage shelf2shelf"Aba ai feti E eno.""I (will) sleep on the shelf."
aba ai'aiheyan1place for playing2play area3playing field4playground
aba ala'alasimoNP1place where one hides oneself2place of one's concealment3hiding place4hideoutov. synaba ala'alasimo yaiaba nahanaha yai 1