An example search has returned 100 entries

To include audio and images with the results, please narrow down your search.

aagonga i lunga

noun social class of chiefs and priests

aalanga

noun member (of the body, a house, etc.)

aalohi

noun the portion of the atoll lagoon just lagoonward of the fringing reef

aboabongi

adjective easily capsizable

ahi dangada

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

alodahi hugadoo

everything, everybody, each and every

alualu

listenloadingplaying

verb fish, hunt (during the day)

baaua

noun fish sp., rabbitfish

balagia a de gaga

noun fish sp., parrot fish

buulei

listenloadingplaying

noun ring

daagoli pelaaini

listenloadingplaying

noun fried taro and banana biscuit

dama

listenloadingplaying

noun children

dangada agoago taumaha

listenloadingplaying

noun priest

de mee nei

listenloadingplaying

this one

deganoe

noun part of the female genetalia

denga meelaa

those ones over there (plural)

dinae

listenloadingplaying

noun stomach

dua

listenloadingplaying

noun east

duuhia ange

praised (by others)

duulale

noun a type of game

e muni

verb hidden, be

ga haidama

listenloadingplaying

adjective pregnant

gaadinga

gaadinga

noun mature brown coconut

Example: Photo by Emily Drummond, 06/16/15

gaagaa

listenloadingplaying

noun baby

gaangidi

listenloadingplaying

noun mango

gai moumou

wasteful of food

geelonga

listenloadingplaying

noun valley

gelegele

listenloadingplaying

noun sand

geu de madangi

a change of wind

gidaau

listenloadingplaying

pronoun we (dual, inclusive)

gona

noun belly button

goodou

listenloadingplaying

pronoun you (plural)

gubu daahili

noun verse of a song

gudu de biho

listenloadingplaying

noun head louse

gulabe

noun rectum

haangoda dua beau

noun a fishing method (used on the seaward reef during the day) employing a line, with hermit crabs for bait)

hadu hagamogomogo

noun gem

hadu tugi lau

listenloadingplaying

noun stone on which the pandanus leaf is smashed

hagadaguu

noun a small axe, hatchet

hagadubu o de adu

the name of a certain type of string figure

hagao baubau

low wages, low-priced

hai mada dabu

an avoidance relationship between kin

hakaau unuunu

to cause an infant to feed at the breast

hala

listenloadingplaying

noun pandanus plant

hale honggelegele

listenloadingplaying

noun bathroom, toilet

hanngoda dua agau

fishing beyond the reef (on the seaward side of the atoll).

hhou

insist upon

honu

green turtle (2 varieties)

honu de maasina

noun full moon

huaamee daahaa

huaamee daahaa
listenloadingplaying

noun second stage of a green coconut

huluhulu mata

noun eyebrow

huuhuaa mee

sorcery (made with chants)

i

listenloadingplaying

preposition from

ilo

listenloadingplaying

noun worm

kai, dalanga

story

laangi mua anaahi

listenloadingplaying

noun day before yesterday

langa

verb weave

laulau

laulau

noun serving dish basket made from coconut palm

Example: Photo by Emily Drummond, 06/10/15

leu

listenloadingplaying

adjective ripe; the yellow color of softness of fruit (indicating ripeness)

leuleu

adjective becoming leu (ripe)

leva

listenloadingplaying

noun river

loa mea

listenloadingplaying

noun red ant

luu olaadeu

listenloadingplaying

pronoun their (for dual, inalienable noun)

maadoogini

listenloadingplaying

harmonica

maailele

listenloadingplaying

verb die

madalua maa dahi

number twenty one

madalua maa haa

number twenty four

mahi

listenloadingplaying

adjective strong

malena

listenloadingplaying

adjective stretched

malo

listenloadingplaying

clothes, cloths

mami

verb taste (of something)

manavanava ~ manamanava

listenloadingplaying

adjective breathing

manusomo

listenloadingplaying

noun tree

me duu

clitoris

moe danuaa

die in piece

moni lele

airplane

mudimudi

listenloadingplaying

verb walk stealthily in a crouch

ngudu ai

act as an interpreter

ogu

pronoun my (for plural, inalienable noun)

omaau

pronoun our (dual, exclusive; for plural, inalienable noun)

ono laangi

listenloadingplaying

noun Saturday

ouou

adjective Yes! Yes!

paa de mahi dua

listenloadingplaying

verb sneeze

saa

a share of food (esp. for children)

sao

listenloadingplaying

verb escape

segesege

listenloadingplaying

adjective slippery

sseni

verb sleep (pl.)

Example: Gilaadeu nogo sseni anaboo. (They slept all night.)

ssuanga

stained in one place

sugulu

noun school

taholaa

listenloadingplaying

noun whale

tale

listenloadingplaying

verb touch quickly

tama

noun child

tangada hai me dabu

cult priest

tao

listenloadingplaying

noun spear

teungaalodo

noun middle (of something round); center

tino

noun piece; share

ua dodo

rain of a reddish color - an omen of death

uila

lightning, electricity

vilidogi

catterbox, a person who speaks fast

vivi

listenloadingplaying

noun female genital area