Buhutu – English


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aba gabunaaba gabunaNP1place of burningplace of burningburning place2altaraltaraltarNowa wa ume'ehu sa katan be edi antalasam e edi aba gabuna ya ofi,Nowa finished piling up stones for their place of offering, or their place of burning.
aba gayogayonaaba gayogayonan1place where one crossesplace where one crossescrossing place 2fording placefording placefording place3ferry crossing placeferry crossing placeferry crossing placeDiyodan aba gayogayona yaiThe fording place on the JordonUsed for a ford in a river or stream, but also for a place where one customarily crosses a larger body of water such as a bay. refers to a foot crossing place such as stepping stones, or a ford; a place (nowadays) where vehicle can drive through. Also refers to a place where a canoe is used to ferry people across a river or bay.
aba gelaaba gelan1place where one runs away; place where one ran awayplace where one runs away; place where one ran awayrunning away place2place of fleeingplace of fleeingplace of fleeing
aba gela eda'edanaaba gela eda'edanaNP1way to escapeway to escapeescape path2road for running awayroad for running awayrunning away road3run away routerun away routerun away routeYaubada ha'a eda aba gela eda'edana ya feleda.God has already given us a way to escape.
aba gogoaba gogon1place to stayplace to stayplace to stay2dwelling placedwelling placedwelling3dormitory (by extension)dormitory (by extension)dormitory (by extension)Egu sikulu aba-gogo, agu an'an yo pelein maisadi ibogu E famaisadi.I had to pay the cost myself, of my dormitory, my meals and my plane fare.
aba gwaneaba gwanen1place of singingplace of singingsinging place2place of callingplace of callingplace of calling3singing ground for birdssinging ground for birdssinging ground for birds[Atai'a] sa laoma doha, ena aba-gwane yai mate, sa ta'i'ili hinaga.[The birds] came like that to his singing ground, and they also went round and round.Used in reference to the place where birds would gather together and sing or make their calls. Not used for a human singing place.
aba husa'inaaba husa'ina1NPplace for loading things (location)place for loading things (location)loading place (location)2NPplace into which things are loadedplace into which things are loadedloading place (container)3ncontainer into which one loads things.container into which one loads things.container into which one loads things.4nbox or container (generic term for)box or container (generic term for)box or container (generic term for)
aba kamkamnaaba kamkamnan1place of sufferingplace of sufferingsuffering, place of 2place of painplace of painplace of pain
aba laomaaba laoman1place where one comes fromplace where one comes fromplace where one comes fromantaba lau 2ant2place of originplace of originorigin, place of 3origin pointorigin pointorigin pointEm aba-laoma yai agu an'an boludi.Where you come from is lots of my food.antaba lau 1ant
aba lauaba lau1gerplace where one is goingplace where one is goingplace of goingantaba laoma 3antov. synaba lauwasi 2aba lauwasi 12ndestinationdestinationdestinationEma aba lau yai mate, hama edi ouli.At the place where we went the fish were plentiful.Na ema aba lau yai na, Lalasi o hwayahwayau heyayana 'e lobahi.But as we were going we encountered a Lalasi wind, or a bad windstorm.antaba laoma 1antov. synaba lauwasi 1
aba lau letaaba lau leta1NPway to get downway to get downway to get downov. synpape'o 2pampe'o 1aba finahe 1aba finafinahe hasa2ov. synaba finahe 4pampe'o 1aba finahe 1aba finafinahe hasa2ov. synpampe'o 3pampe'o 1aba finahe 1aba finafinahe hasa2ov. synpampe'o 1aba finahe 1aba finafinahe hasa2ov. synaba finafinahe hasa1 2pampe'o 1aba finahe 1aba finafinahe hasa22NPplace of descentplace of descentplace of descentYau mate hewa yai E ta'ata'ai mate, egu aba lau leta E fakau.As for me,I was sitting up on top, because I didn't know where to get down.ov. synpampe'o 1aba finahe 1aba finafinahe hasa23gerplace to go downplace to go down
aba lau paleinaaba lau paleinan1place where one missed the targetplace where one missed the targetplace where one missed the target2place where one missed one's goalplace where one missed one's goalplace where one missed one's goal3miss one's goal (place where one)miss one's goal (place where one)miss one's goal, place where one
aba laulau bu'a ginaulidiaba laulau bu'a ginaulidiNP1cooking equipmentcooking equipmentcooking equipment2kitchen equipmentkitchen equipmentkitchen equipment3things used for cookingthings used for cookingthings used for cookingMulina yai mate haba edi aba laulau bu'a lumana kiukiu sa abi, pa'ana haba aba laulau bu'a ginaulidi yo aba an'an ginaulidi ainiya sa ota na sa fapaisowadi.Afterwards they will then make their little kitchen [place where cooking is done] because the cooking things and the eating things stay there, and they use them [there].ov. synaba an'an ginaulidi 1
aba laulau bu'a lumanaaba laulau bu'a lumanaNP1kitchenkitchenkitchen2cookhousecookhousecookhouseMulina yai mate haba edi aba laulau bu'a lumana kiukiu sa abi, pa'ana haba aba laulau bu'a ginaulidi yo aba an'an ginaulidi ainiya sa ota na sa fapaisowadi.Afterwards they will then make their little kitchen [place where cooking is done] because the cooking things and the eating things stay there, and they use them [there].ov. synbili2 2
aba laulau enoaba laulau enoNP1sleeping placesleeping placesleeping placeov. synaba eno 4aba eno 1aba anyawasi 1leiyafa 22bedbedbedGali sa ginauli ma'udai, doga wa sa fadalolo lidiyen, ena aba laulau eno yai.They finished making the hole (and then) they let the person down on his mat [lit: place where he was lying].
aba laulau-bawaaba laulau-bawabawa2NPplace to sit and visitplace to sit and visitvisiting placeov. synluma tanuwagana edi bili 3bili2 2luma tanuwagana edi bili 1taumana edi bili 1ov. syntaumana edi bili 2tanuwagana edi bilitaumana edi bili 1
aba lauwasiaba lauwasin1place of one's journeyplace of one's journeyjourneying placeov. synaba lau 1ov. synaba lau 22destination of one's journeydestination of one's journeydestination of one's journeySa miya e--, begana haba taumoho wa ena aba lauwasi yai ya fuyoma.Life went on, until it was just a little while before the man would return from the place to which he'd travelled.ov. synaba lau 1