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wa1smREyou.sgU bui~hitini, haba em oyagi wa yufi.You turn it over and then you [can] blow your fire.Iyebom, "Ibe gonowana, hinaga, egu fuya wa felegu, ..."He said, "If possible you might also give me a turn, ..."na bena radio maisadi ema leta eai wa uli be wa falibamai.But you might write the cost of the radios in your letter, and tell us about it.1s: E, 2s: wa, 3s: ya, 1pIN: te, 1pEX: 'e, 2p: ami, 3p: sa
wa2OI1OI2theAbela wa ya taumoho la'ila'i na wasabu wa otana moho.As for Abel, he is an adult, and the fear still remains.Na Giveson Eleni mate, Family Botukana wa [femili motukana] sa bamp, ...As for Gibson Eleni, they had a crash with the "Family Motorcar."ov. synaho 1hudo'i 4mate 2mate 2u 23now
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-wav > vsfxthitherDirectionals: 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.
wa'alinsugarcaneYau E lau, wa'ali luwaga E pwaidi, tinagu ana be yau agu, na 'e an wa'ali.I went and broke off two sugarcane stalks, one for my mother nd one for me, and we were eating sugarcane."U lau agu wa'ali u golu, . . .You go chop my sugarcane, . . .Natuna wa, tinana lebena yai wa'ali ya an'eta-lau, iye, "Tinagu, wa'ali agu u pwai!"The child begged her mother for sugarcane and said, "Mother break my sugarcane."Nohina mate: wa'ali, walabu, asai, kanuwa, imo, kapoi, nalei, yo an'an ou'ouli ya nohi, edi gabu ganahewana yai.In its lair it stores sugar cane, pitpit, sweet potatoess, taro, various kinds of yams, and many kinds of food, there in the middle of their garden.Sugarcane, Saccharum officinarum, is indigenous to Papua New Guinea: indeed Melanesian plants seem to have provided the basic stock for a large part of the world's commercial sugar plantations. (May, Kaikai Aniani, 1984:82)ov. synsugaSaccharum officinarum; Plant family: Poaceae.5.2.3.1Food from plants5.2.3.3.1Sugar
wa'aliwa'alisugarcane
wa'ali li'ediNP1sugarcane shoots2shoots of sugarcaneNa eda li'e te, ada wa'ali li'edi, te lau, te umahidi, na wa waiyo'o.Now we would go and plant our seed, our sugarcane shoots, but you would refuse to do it.
wa'amon1cornZea mays L.; Plant family: Poaceae2maizeHwaifu, ma'ima'i, yo wa'amo sa an'anidi.They eat hwaifu nuts, coconut and corn.Gabu an'andi, bwaha yo wa'amo ya andi.He ate up the garden food, the pumpkins and the corn.Ae, u saguhigu be egu wa'amo te anhole."Please, help me so that we (can) harvest our corn.
Wadaheyan1Cockatoo speciesov. synKehoi Kehoi 1Kehoi 4Wadaheya 42White Cockatoo3Sulphur-crested Cockatoo4Cacatua galeritaFemales and males are called Wahaheya. They are a bit big. They are white, and on their crest they are yellow. Their beaks are black. They eat Hwaifu, coconuts and corn. They nest in holes in trees. Their eggs are white and ??ov. synKehoi Wadaheya 1
Wadaheya Natunan1cockatoo species2a smaller cockatoo species which looks like the Sulfur-crested Cockatoo, Wadaheya
wadube1tree speciesov. synkakanoli 1kakanoli 1kakanoli 2wadube 22tree from which a medicine is made to abort a baby; tree is like a budobudo tree.ov. synkakanoli 1wadube 1
wa'eov. synbodawanibodawanibwaha ininawai'a
waenn1wine2wineMelekisideki fwalawa yo waen ya abidi, be ya lau Abelaham ya felen.Melchizedek got bread and wine and went and gave them to Abraham.
wagan1a conveyance used for travelling by waterov. syndafuwaga 32boat3shipFuya ma'esega, tinagu be yau ema waga 'e wosen, na 'e lau gabu.One time my mother and I paddled our canoe and went to the garden."Waga" usually means a dugout canoe with an outrigger, however a river canoe (as in the text cited) it could be just a dugout without an outrigger--called "gebo" by Tawala people.ov. synwaga 14canoes
waga puwapuwan1canoe with two hulls2two-hulled canoeWaga puwapuwa mate, in maihala ena aba bulu yai ya laomaAs for the two-hulled canoe, it came from the place where the sun sinks down, i.e. the west].3catamaran-type canoe
waga yaiPP1in the canoe2by canoe
wagabenanshelfI gegela i lau eee--, edi luma yai. I dago-iti, i sasae. Wagabena yai i alasimo.He ran away and went on to their house. He jumped up and ascended. He hid himself on a shelf.
wagamaincanoe (our.excl)
waganancanoes (ones)
Waga'u'enplanked sailing canoeYo fede, waga luwaga ya tadidi. Hesa "Ilo," na hesa "Waga'u'e." And then he carved two canoes, one was a double hulled canoe called "Ilo" and the other was a planked sailing canoe called "Waga'u'e."
WagawaganWagawaga villageNa ite Sabati te hinaga, ena ea siuhwalo haba ӥ lau Wagawaga, ӥ lau'u'ula. Mate, ema antaumana wasana.And on this Sunday also, if it is dry weather, we will go to Wagawaga for church. that is the news about our church visitation.A village on the south shore of Milne Bay.
wagawagabenanancoffinbe gwama pe'ipe'ina wagawagabenana yai ya abilau.and then he reached out and touched the coffin of the boy.
wahan1ancestors2grandmother, your.sg3great-grandparent
*wahan1grandparent2grandchild3grandmother4ancestor5descendent
wahadanancestors, our.incl
Wahadangrandparent, our.incl