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adu

noun fishclub (priest)

ahi dangada

noun a (mat) wrapping for dead persons who are disposed of in the sea (precontact custom)

angaange magau

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noun dead body

au dili uda

an ocean current flowing toward land

daadaaia ange

adjective be in a hurry to

daanunga

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noun grave

dagahi

verb step on, kick with one’s heel

daha de hia maa

about what time is it

dana

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pronoun his/her (for singular, alienable noun)

dangi hhadu

adjective cry for effect

daogave

noun a type of coconut tree

dau hala

verb the season during which pandanus fruit of the same type matures

dauaahe

adjective gather or pleat in material; feathers of a rooster standing out on its neck (when angry); festooned with (e.g., flags)

de huu de henua

noun the layer of consolidated sand (without coral rubble) next to the reef base under the island

dee gamalie

adjective do very attentively

dilidili-dogi

noun birdsp.: polynesiantattler (heteroscelus brevipes)

donu

adjective understand; truth, right, correct

duai lalo vae

noun a type of coconut grater which is placed under the leg

dugidugi tugi lau

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noun tool used to soften the pandanus leaf

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duu de ogaanga

having husked many coconuts (as evidenced by the many husks lying about)

duu lellele

noun apodous sea cucumber

gaha mea

adjective having orange coconuts (of a coconuttree)

gai hagadoedoe

verb eat sparingly (to save for later)

gau de henua

natives

gau-me

noun gill (of a fish)

gii talinga

tinnitus

gobegobe

adjective cough (repeatedly)

gona

noun belly button

gumedi hadu

noun a bowl (pottery)

hagadubu mangoo

noun the name of a certain type of string figure

hagaganimua

verb to treat as an eldest child

hagagubenga

verb to teach someone to use a gubenga

hagahoa

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noun a boil on the body

hagalongo imuna

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verb obey

hale goloa

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noun store

iho daahagi

adjective a calm sea condition, in which the horizon disappears

ilaage

adjective free of (sickness, hardship)

kii mai

decreasing

kona ange

become much worse

laangi hagadaahao

noun fieldday

lavalava lau manu

a sarong of material with a flowered pattern

made sala

adjective mistaken (in identifying); mistakesomeone for another

magi hongagelegele todo

to have bloody stools

malau

noun fishsp.: squirrelfish (the native term is applied to many spp.)

maselesele

adjective straight-edged

modu

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noun islet

muu-madavai

noun fishsp. (rare)

neveneve

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noun spider

nguu

squid

noho baba

live peacefully