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akiaki

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n. white biblical dove

arara

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n. bluefin trevally

au nebele hai dii hihai e miami

phrase I am supposed to be a high school student

baba

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n. white-edged lyretail; yellow-edged lyretail

baba hale

baba hale

n. floor (house)

badubadu

to pluck, earthworms, to shake water off

balabala

grown soft

benben

n. mahi mahi or common dolphinfish

biabia

n. prepared food; raw soft breadfruit mixed with water

bibi

n. scallop

bibinaga

n. mollusk sp.

bongong

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n. rabbitfish species

bulubulu

vt. embrace

buubuu

vi. sorcerize

daalo mangamanga

daalo mangamanga

v.phrase to go spearfishing

dada

vt. pull; drag

dahida daane

n. hard working man, especially a fisherman

dedeedae

adj. always late

dedeedohu

adj. never enough

dedeeloaa

adj. unable to, not up to the task

dinana donu

natural mother

dodo

vi. blood, to bleed

dongodongo

n. boxing or fighting

duaahina ahina

n. sister

duu lagalaga manini

school of surgeon fish

duuaganga

duuaganga

n. coconut husk

duudua

n. sand spit

duwaduwa

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tired

gabugabuwa

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cloudy

gadagada gi

to laugh at

galili

n. young children

ganniu hagaangiangi

copra dried in the wind

gawe bilibili

tentacles of an octopus

gelegele kene

white sand

gelgele

sand

giligili

n. coral pebbles

gimadou nogo lala madou ika

phrase we roast a fish

gimadou nogo miami hiahi digo a dahi

phrase we eat together for dinner

gono baba

reef flat

gugu

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n. midnight snapper; black and white snapper

haga raraura

set on fire

hagaangiangi

to cool off by a breeze

hagababa

vt. level (e.g. ground)

hagadagamila

vt. distort

hagadaudau

vt. always reluctant

hagadoedoe

vt. use sparingly

hagagalawa di ua

make the veins of the neck stick out (as when angry)

hagageinga wai

boundary of taro plot

hagagidee

vt. to show

hagagouwa

vi. pout

hagahagaduu

vt. try to make (something) stand up

hagahagagila

vt. try to formulate

hagahaganoho

vt. to seat (e.g., person’s at a feast)

hagahogihogi

vt. form a crowd

Hagalabulabu

Hagalabulabu
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name of coral head in Kapinga lagoon

hai dahadaha

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n. manta ray

hai-dahadaha

Manta ray

hatoto

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canoe part: float connectives

hiahi humalia goe?

phrase good evening

hiwahiwa

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shark’s first dorsal fin

hoho lo

very near

hongobaba

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n. blacktip reef shark

honihoni

n. light sprinkling rain

huluhulu

n. hair not on the head

huluhulu ngutu

n. beard hair

huluhulu wahang

n. armpit hair

ibu mimi

n. kidney

labelabe

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n. sea green wrasse; dragon wrasse

laubaba

plywood

lauka wolowolo

n. shouting wood used for making houses on Kapinga atoll

libaliba

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drunk, be

lili

vt. sizzle

Mada Madangi

Mada Madangi
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name of coral head in Kapinga lagoon

madaanaa

n. club used for beating fish

madamada

v. To meander or to look around

magalili

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cold

magamaga

magamaga

n. starfish

Example: Photo by NOAA Photo Library September 24, 2010 via Flickr License: CC BY 2.0

mama

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n. mother

manini

n. convict tang

manu mamaangi

manu mamaangi

n. bird

Example: Photo by tropical.pete September 28, 2007 via Flickr License: CC BY-SA 2.0

manumanu

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insect

matagitagiloo

once upon a time, first time

Matukerekere

Matukerekere
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an islet of Kapinga Atoll (uninhabited, reserved for use by fishermen only)

Matuketuke

Matuketuke
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an islet of Kapinga Atoll (uninhabited)

me hagaangiangi

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fan

mee ngiingii

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n flute, whistle

mudamuda

n. chin

ngudulooloo

n. longnosed emperor

nguunguu

vt. mumble

nguunguu

v. mutter

nno dada

n. a knot that unties when pulled

oloolo madangi

n. gust of wind

tamagigi ahine

n. teenage girl

tangada daumaha

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priest

tangitangi hekai

n. hungry whine

taro woroworo

taro woroworo
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n. branching coral

taua taua

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n. double lined mackerel

tokitoki

noise of knocking

tolole

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tongue

whouwhou

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noun bark