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middaylahai la'i yaiPPmidday (at)period of time whn the sun is near its zenith, from shortly before non, until early afternoon.anthwalahwalala yaianti'ipa yai 1antmaimailafi1anti'ipa1 1antmaimailafi yaiantmaihona yaiantlahai 1anthwalahwalala 1antmaihona1 4antmailafi 1antlahai 3antkamumu1 2lahai la'i1 1NPmiddaylahai la'i2 1Vtrmidday (to be)Itete ha'a ya lahai la'i.This was already midday.
middleati'atipu 2nmiddleatipu 1ati'atipu yainmiddleov. synuluna2 2ov. synai atipu 3ov. syngwalu 2ov. synulu3 2ov. synatipuna yai 3PPmiddle (of an area)Ho fede, kewala yai 'e lefa, be 'e lau. 'E lau weee--, atipu yai.and so we paddled with the poling stick, and we went on, we kept on going until we were out in the middle.Na ai, atipu yai 'e tubatuba.But we were swimming out in the middle.mwa'edo abi'ona 2NPfinger middle2.1Body2.1.3.3Finger, toe
middle fingermwa'edo abi'ona 4NPmiddle finger
middle of a trunk of a tree or stalkatipu 4ati'atipu yainmiddle, or trunk, of a tree
middle of an object or areaatipuna yai 4PPmiddle (of an object or area)
middle of somethingatipuna yai 1PPmiddle of something
middle section of somethingatipu 2ati'atipu yainmiddle section of somethingWa fatulidi, sa lau ai atipu.Weave them, they go to the middle.
middle stretch of a streamatipu 3ati'atipu yainmiddle stretch of a stream or riverBe, haisa haba ami hasai ai ulu, haisa ami lau ai atipu, na haisa ai gwalu.So then, some of you will ascend to the source (of the stream), some will go to the middle, and some to the mouth.synulu3 3ov. syn
midst ofduwaduwalina 4ESduadualinaBHati'atipunamidst ofEdi luma duwaduwalina yai oyagina mate, hesana daulo.In the middle of their village was a tree called a Daulo tree.
might bebena hagaMODALmight beTaumoho ena nuwatuhu bena haga Malibon ni kalawan, be ibe natuna i kalawani'i.The man's thinking was that the flying fox might be a sorceress, and it might be doing sorcery on his child. Umi logemiu ami lau~bwalabwala tatau matadi yai bena haga umi dodoga dudulaimiuAs for you, you're the ones who act deceitfully before the eyes of men, so that you might be righteous {straight) people.
milknomna 1nmilk (her)Gouti nomna sa fifi be sa nom yo sisi sa ginauli hinaga.The milk the goats' milk and the drink it and they also make cheese (from it).nomna 2nmilk (its)susu2 2SUsusuna2nmilkSuisui somosomohena Isalaela dodogadi adi susu sa abi?From which kinds of animals did the Israel people get milk?
milk itfifiVtrmilk it (to)Gouti nomna sa fifi be sa nom yo sisi sa ginauli hinaga.They milk the goat's milk and they drink it and they also make cheese.
millipedehwadilonmillipedeov. synkalife
Milne BayMilen BeiNPMilne BayPapua Niugini tanohina yai te yo Milin Bei nu'una ganahewana yai mate dobu hesa - hesa dodogadi: ‎From this land of Papua New Guinea and the region inside Milne Bay, people of various villages:
mimosa??sitaniya 3nmimosa??
mindnuwagu 1nmind (my)nuwana2 1nmind (ones)nuwana ya buinuwanuwagu 2nmind, myIn general, "Nuwanuwagu" is one's mind or heart as the centre of one's being. "Nuwapougu" refers more specifically to the heart as physical organ. The distinction is not always maintained.
mind become clearnega, nuwana yaCLmind become clear (to)Ya nuwanuwatuhu ee–, nuwana ya nega.He kept on thinking and then his mind become clear.nuwana ya neganegaCLmind become clear (to)Ya nuwanuwatuhu ee–, nuwana ya nega.He kept on thinking and then his mind become clear.
mind feeling goodnuwagu ya loholoho 3mind feeling good (my)Aguto'i, emi wasa bwa'ibwa'ina mate, egu leta ha'a E abi yo nuwagu ya loholoho.Greetings, I already got your letter, your first report, and I feel good in my mind.Yo sa fatubu ibodi sa lau Leileiyafa yo Bolowai yo Cecil nuwana ya loholoho.And on their own they went to Leileiyafa and Bolowai, and Cecil's felt good in his heart.
mind is shortnuwagu ya ku'uCLmind is short (my)
mind to be clear againnuwana ya nega~fuyo 2CLmind to be clear again (ones)
mindsnuwamai 2nminds (our.excl)nuwamiu 1nminds (your.pl)
minds feel goodnuwadi sa amna 2CLminds feel good (their)
minds to benuwadi ya tata 2CLuntied (minds to be)
ministry team visitationantaumana2 2gerministry team visitation
mintmintinmintEmi ainauya mula panepanedi haisa: minti, anise, yo kumino wa, ami antole~nagoꞌedi Yaubada enehena.Your gifts of various fragrant plants: mint, anise and cumin, you distribute (apportion out) to God.Mint is a nice smelling plant mentioned in the Bible, but it also growns in Papua New Guinea. Some kinds of "PK" smell like mint.
minutesminitinminutesGonowana ai gabogabo ganahewana E miya 20 miniti e ya di'oi begana.I can stay down nside the sea for twenty minutes, or syrpasing that a bit.
miraclesabiꞌabi gigibwalidi 2NPmiraclesLiterally: powerful deeds which we were not (otherwise) able to do.no'o abi'abidi 2NPmiraclesYo fede, taon somo yai Yesu no'o abi'abidi mahudo'ina ya ginaulidi, ya liba~su'uidi pa'ana nuwadi hige ti buidi. And so in whatever towns Jesus had done amazing deeds (miracles) he rebuked them because they did not repent.noꞌo abi'abidi 2NPmiracles
miraculous signnoꞌo fafaꞌilalana 1NPmiraculous signTanuwaga ee–, 'e fanuha bena noꞌo fafaꞌilalana wa ginauli be ꞌe ita. Oh teacher, we desire you to do a miraculous sign so we can see it.
misleadpei ala'alami 1Vtrmislead (to)Liba te Deiwidi ya pei~alaꞌalami.David tossed out these words falsely (to mislead).
missionariesmesinalenmissionaries, church workers involved in outreach to other regions or language groups.Duwabo ya mahano mate mesinale sa tau~hitiyen.He arrived at Duwabo and then the missionaries were startled at him.Mesinalenmissionaries
missionarymesinalina 1nmissionary
Mister AbelMesiyebonMister Abel, Charles W Abel, founder of Kwato Mission
mix them with waterfamasi taudifamasiVtrmix them with water (to)An'anna, te holi be ulana an'an te famasi taudi yo li'u te lau folo'edi. We grate the coconut meat, and then we mix it with liquid and squeeze it.
mix togetherfa'asi~esegahidi 2Vtrmix together (to)
mix together by digging, tosala~gogon 2Vtrmix together by digging (to)In moho ya la'i wananaha pa'ana tanohi yo wenu ya sala gogon be ya pei eee--, doha tu'a.Just one thing, it was very big, because it [the Scrubfowl] dug up together soil and rubbish, and then piled it up until it was like a mountain.
mixedfafalamona 2something which has been mixed
mixed colorsbwalibwali safutidi 1NPmixed colors, (having)botobotodi yo bwalibwali safutidi hinaga ya lawe~hudo'iyedispotted ones and ones having more than one color, he took to another location
mixed itemsfafalamona 1mixed items
mix-uppili1 2nmix-up
mmmmmmmm 2advmmmAn extended humming noise, meaning "yes."
mmmmmmmmmm 1advmmmmmAsai wa ya muti, iyen, "Mmmmm --."The bananas hummed and said, "Mmmmm --."
MoabMowabinMoab Habahim Isalaela dodogadi sa aulaha sa lau Mowabi Gonna be sa pei~gwa'u Yolidan Ho'owana sadaina yai.Then the people of Israe; set off and they went to the Plain of Moab, and pitched their tents near the Jordan River.
Mo'apoMo'aponMo'apoLocation near Suau {Mo'apo Tayataya Welawelafina}.
mockeryfa'atiti~bwalabwalana 2NPmockery
moirning callsfatala~wo'owo'o 1germourning calls
MolechMolekanMolechMolech, a god of the Canaanites to whom children were sacrificed by fire.
mollusk shelliwai 2nmollusk shell
mommyabai 3nmommy