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b ecome ones enemyfawaiyunu'en 1Vtrbecome ones enemy (to)
b elievingkawawananaha2 2nbelieving (ones)"Natugu, em kawawananaha ha'a ya faloholohom."My child, your faith has already made you become well."
backdagiVObjIncbackNa pampe'o wa E hiufahi...yo fede, salai wa E lubi-dagi.I knocked the ladder down, and hit the pig on the back.dagilaguSUbigaguBHtauligu2nback (my)tauligu3nback (my)Gabagabana ya kafukafu na taulina ya dubadubaIt's breast is white and it's back is black (i.e. dark colored)na ya mulimuli suhasuha mate, lagalaga wa, taulina yai ya gwaliyen mate, ya lau be nuwa domdomna yai ya kalamahano.and behind ?? at, its branch has pierced through his back and come out at his throat (Adam's apple).
back again-fuyoiadvback againna Buluhagalagala ya laoma be ya falau~boda~fuyoiBut Buluhagalagala came and made him go back again.gwali fuyoihiyala~fuyoifiyofiyo 2advback again
back and forthasi'asiasiadvback and forth (to go)Ya laulau~asi'asi be ena witi tumadi ya falilidi.He goes back and forth so he can scatter the seeds of the wheat.Yawasina ya asi'asi, be begana haba ya pe'i.He was panting [lit: his breath was going back and forth], and in a bit more would be dead..comp.yawasina ya asi'asi1
back area of somethingguiguinback area of somethingGuigui yai mate, haufata sa ginaulidi, be wawahin haba salai edi aba fafa'andi.In the back they make their platforms, so the women will have a place to feed the pigs.Waihini ibe hige i di'osae matahafo yai. Taumoho hinaga ibe hige i di'oleu guigui yai. Laugagayo la'ila'i.A woman should not go up to the front part of the house, and a man also should not go down to the back part. That is an important rule.antmatahafo
back of somethingmulina yai 4PPback of something
backstaulidataulinbacks (our.incl)'Wapina mate te oi papa be taulida sa kamna e lisilisida sa kamna mate ai oyagi ala'alana te ladai be ai tauda te fapatudima. We peel off the bark and when our bodies ache, or our ribs have pain then we heat it in a burning flame, and then we plaster it on our bodies.
bad activitieslaulau heyaheyayadi 1NPbad activites
bad peopledodoga heyaheyaya 2NPbad people
bad persondoga heyaheyana 1NPbad person
bad voicesgadomai sa heyaya 1CLbad voices (to have)Ai tau le'i loloho, in moho wana yai, gadomai sa heyaya.We are good dancers, but in regard to singing, our voices are bad.
badly of herfaheyaya 5anfaheyayaidiadvbadly of her
bagbaiki 1nbagWiti baikidi tausan esega.A thousand bags of wheat.ov. synhiko 2hiko 1plastiki 1ov. synhiko 1plastiki 1ov. synhiko 1plastiki 1kwade1 1nbag (woven)
bag made of plasticplastiki 2nbag made of plastic
baitban1 1SUbai2nbaitanbanbannafa'anbandiban1 7SUbai2nbait (any food or fruit used to lure something into a given vicinity)Ema banna, lala'a ya fuwa. Atai'a boludi sa ani'i, lala'a wa.Our bait for them: the lala'a tree was fruiting, and plenty of birds were eating it up, the lala'a fruit.anbanbannafa'anbandiban1 8SUbai2nbait (specific variety of plant used for making lures)fleshy plant from which bait for trolling is made by stripping away layers of the stalk (which is like the inside of a banana stalk) until a white, inner layer is exposed.anbanbannafa'anbandibanna 1ban1nbait (natural)
bake itgabu2 3gabu goluVtrbake it (to)Na haba sa gabudi, edi aba tegatega yai.And then they baked them, in the place where they make cakes.
ballshabidi 2nballs (their)mwaudi 2nballs (their)Giliki alinadi yai Yuniki aniyona mate taumoho mwauna luwaga sa nigohidi (doha salai o ꞌwayowa).In the Greek language the meaning of "Eunuch" is a man whose testicles (balls) have been cut, (like a pig's or a dog's).
bambooile'ile 2nbamboo container
bananaasai1 1BNbaela1WSasai5BHbihiya1ESasai5nbananaasai5WS ofasai1ES ofasai1nbananaantasai1 2antmisilukiantbwakaka 2antbihiya2 6anttembaantmulumuluwaov. synbabakagolagolanbanana (wild )Magesubu wa ya lofo lidima mate, ya abi lau golagola atipudi yai.Eagle flew down and then he grasped the wild banana stalks in the middle.ov. synbihiya2 6mulumuluwatembamisilukisamosamoa 1gongon 1nwild bananaSa leu --, asai hesana gongon sa oi. They went on west and then they cut some wild bananas called gongon.Wild bananas bear edible fruit, but it is full of large seeds.gongon 2nbush banana
banana varietysamosamoa 1nlarge banana varietyov. synasai1 2bwakaka 1ov. synbihiya2 6golagolamulumuluwatembamisiluki
bandageplasta 1nbandage
bandagesbandisinbandageswain yo oliwe uluna gilisina ya fagoidi ana omata yai, na ya auꞌauwidi bandisi yaiHe poured wine and olive oil on his woulds and tied them up with bandages.
BaniyalaBaniyala 1nBaniyala
Baniyala peopleBaniyala 2nBaniyala peopleBeyabeyana lulu la'ila'i Tamonau yai. Plantation tau paisowa, Baniyala dodogadi, yo luma tataudi, sa pelei-lululu.A long time ago there was a big fight at Tamonau. Plantation workers, Baniyala people and village people fought when they played cards.The name of a group of people, possibly from Normanby Island?
baptise someonefababasito 1Vtrbaptise someone (to)fababasitomiu
baptised, to bebabasito 'to be baptized'fababasitodiVinbaptised (to be)"Au nuwa~bui na au babasito, Haba Yaubada emi heyaheyaya ya nuwa~afuledi.""Turn your minds [repent], and be baptized; then God will leave your sins from his mind [forgive them]."
baptizefababasito 3Vtrbaptize, toLisina yai Diyon ya taumahata nu'u pitapitalina yai, be ya lauguguya yo ya fafababasito.for this reason John appeared in the desert region, and he preached and baptized.fababasitomiu
baptize them, tofababasitodibabasito 'to be baptized'Vtrbaptize them (to)Dodoga mahudoꞌidi Diyon ya fababasitodi lahaina yai,John baptized many people on (that) day.
bark'wapina 1SUopina2DAopina3BBkopina4BLkopina5nbark (its)ph. v.'wapigubununa 2nbarktalabwauVinbark (to)salai sa laulau~kule, yo 'wayowa sa talabwau.Pigs are grunting and dogs are barking.
barracksbalekinbarracksBobonna tau lau~fote sa fuyo edi baleki Yelusalem yai na hosi tau awaidi maꞌedi Paulo sa lau SesaliyaThe next day the foot soldiers returned to their barracks in Jerusalem and the cavalry went on with Paul to Caesarea.
barrenhamoꞌafiVinbarren (to be)In moho, hige natudi; paꞌana Elisabeta ya hamoꞌafiBut they did not have children, because Elizabeth was barren.2.6.3.8Fertile, infertilekawa~hamohamoꞌafiyen
barter somethingune1 3Vtrbarter something (to)une'uneune~afuledi
basepa'adipa'anbase (their)Gomna, mate tapa'au ini fwaufwau pa'adi yai mate gomna.In regard to the palm heart: at the base of crown's new shoots is the palm heart.
basispa'a 2pa'adinbasispa'ana1 1nbasis (its)
basis ofmata pa'ana 3NPbasis ofmata~pa'ana 2NPbasis of
basketkodeSU ofkwade2nsmall basketNa oula ni ganahewana yai mate, kode esega ye famohafu. . . Na in moho, hige ya mode, pa'ana egu kode ye famohafu.And from that pool I filled up one small basket. . . .But I was not worried because I had filled my basket.ov. synbodaunoho1kodenanbasket (ones)ov. synlaulau kodena 1an'an kodena 1noho1nbasket for carrying garden produce{Noho} is a basket for carrying garden produce, etc. it is carried on one's back held with a trumpline to the forehead. It is woven from a coconut frond.ov. synkwade1 2kwade3 1lati 1ov. syntobo 2ov. synbodaukode6.6.4.2Weaving baskets and mats6.2.1.7.1Growing coconuts
basket for foodan'an kodena 2NPbasket for food
bat speciesdiudiunkind of small, insect-eating batYa laulau eda'eda yai na maileya, na diudiu, na pwahopwaho, na bui sa faigwanegwaneidi, yo fede ya 'wasabu.She was going along the road and cockatoos, little bats, Papuan frogmouths and owls were calling back and forth, and so she was frightenedsmall bat which often flies about catching insects at dusk.ov. synmalibon 2badimalibon 1kautipenapena
bat, fruitmalibon 2nvarious species: Flying Fox, Large Fruit Bat, Greater Flying Foxflying fox, or fruit-eating bat: probably Dobsonia moluccensisov. synbadikautipenapenadiudiu
batheansigusigu 1SUaiduidui1HABbathe (to)ansiwasiwa 2SUaiduidui2HABbathe (to)Bolima 1982 ganahewana yai, egu fuya bwa'ibwa'ina E lau E ansiwasiwa gabogabo yai.In 1982 it was my first time to go bathing in the sea.to bathe (oneself) or wash (things) as a generalized activity.ov. syntubadui2 1BHsiwa1BHsigu1Vinbathe (to)siwa2 1Vinbathe (to)cont.siwasiwasiwasiwa 2cont. ofsiwa2Vinbathe (to)
befede1 1fede incopbe (to)mate 7TOPICbe (to)Gwayalina mate, Guyuwa ana gwayali.HIs sewn mat was the mat for Guyuwa (the Octopus).Na Kalitabu mate somo yai?But where is Kalitabu (Giant Clam)?Em oyagi ala'alana mate, kalitabu wenuna ubuna yai.Your burning wood is underneath an empty giant clamshell.Buluhagalagala ena aba miya mate Sibalai Tu'ana yai.Where Buluhagalagala stayed was on Sibalai Mountain.
be about tonuꞌanuꞌanaVindie (be about to)Natugu waiwaihin mate nuꞌanuꞌana.My daughter is about to die.
be cold (physically of an object)gogoma1 2Vinbe cold (physically of an object)Yisti ena laugagayo mate, tabu i gigibwali wananaha, yo tabu i gogoma.The rule for yeast is, it shouldn't be too hot, and it shouldn't be cold.gogoma palapa
be fixed on totally, to beala~lolo~esegahidiVtrbe fixed on totally (to be)matadi sa ala~lolo~esegahidi, in hewana yai.their eyes were fixed on him
be hotgigibwali1 3nbe hot (as a physical quality of a person)Simon botiyana waiwaihin mate ya atu'uhi; tauna sa gigibwali be ya laulau eno.As for Simon's mother in law, she was sick; her body was hot and she was lying down.der.ma gigibwalina1
be in training for something (as for war)lubulubuiVtrbe in training for something (as for war)hiyala sa lubulubui ibege ti lubulubui~fuyothose who train for war, will not be training for it again.
be prayinglau'u'ula~lau 2Vinbe praying (to)Isalaela Yaubada sa ta'ai~mulimuliyen. Sa lau'u'ula~lau, Kanana edi oitau lisidi.The Israelites turned their backs on God, they prayed to the idols of the Canaanites.
be quietfamakanofafamakanoVinbe quiet (to)"bena ya famakano.""he should be quiet."