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baabaa

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flat

bagi

noun gun or any other weapon of similar nature

baua

verb figure out, determine

bebe

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noun butterfly

bela

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noun plot of taro bog; boggy soil

daa de gaehala

to swing a jump rope made of gaehala

daane gasia

noun a person who is useful to others

daholaa

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verb fish, hunt (at night)

daia ma gu magau

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verb killed, be

danudanu

verb to bury a great many, to keep going down (so that it becomes hidden from view)

diibanga goo dii

a game played by children (to determinewho is "it")

doadoa

verb the sound made to attract chickens

donu sala

adjective misunderstand

gaba-moe

noun fishsp.: cardinalfish

gadigadi gauvae

adjective chattering of teeth (from cold)

haele

verb bringup (children), discipline (children)

hagabaa

verb cause to come into contact with; chase by trying to head off

hagaditidi de hadu

to skip a stone across the water

hagaganimua

verb to treat as an eldest child

hagammuni

verb hide (something) from

hagasau madangi

verb to be exposed to the wind

hai dodo

verb bleeding profusely

hai me dua nnui

do violently

hakii

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noun esophagus; trachea

hale duu biho

barbershop

hale lau

noun thatch-roofed house (of pandanus leafthatch)

hano ai

attend (e.g., church services)

hedaadoi

adjective collide

helau

noun sorcery

henuu

verb a method of plaiting

huaa me

a coconut (for drinking); the whole thing

iloo

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verb know

laohie

noun drought

lodo bale

noun helpful (sort of person)

loha

verb fathom (the span of one’s outstretched arms)

maahuge

verb open (intransitive, pl.)

Example: Denga abaaba gu maahuge. (The doors are open.)

maaileele

adjective die,dead (persons or animals)

mada galava

noun spear foreshaft

masi

verb to scrape or peel breadfruit when thebreadfruit is ripe

moni galele

noun a canoe rigged for galele fishing

ngolo de usu

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verb snore

ogo

noun the attachment of a clam to the reef

onodaa

noun mollusksp.: spondylus sp.

saubaligi

verb graceful in dancing

singasinga

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verb to wave back and forth (as a coconut tree in the wind)

sobalo

noun fishsp.: needlefish

songagi

a bad sort of person

tangada madua

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adjective elderly

ula

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verb burn (transitive)

vaga

noun sailing vessel, large canoe, ship