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adaadeu

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pronoun our (plural, inclusive; for plural, alienable noun)

ahiahi

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noun evening

anga baabaa

noun mollusk sp., spider conch

angaanga dabu vae

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toenail

angaange magau

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noun dead body

bangabanga

noun fish sp.

daadaa mee

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verb (intransitive) carve

dada

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verb pull

dinana

noun mother (formal)

dodo

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blood

dookalala

stilts; walk on stilts

duga de gumigumi

verb allow one’s beard to grow

dugidugi tugi lau

dugidugi tugi lau
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noun tool used to soften the pandanus leaf

Example: Photo by Emily Drummond, 06/11/15

duu lellele

noun apodous sea cucumber

duudua

noun taro plant

duuduu lagi

a diving plaform made from a tree stuck in a coral head

gaadinga hagaangiangi

copra dried in the wind (not in the sun or in an oven)

gaga

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noun dry brown husk from the branches of the coconut palm

galu/augau

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mucus

gangong

noun plant species whose leaf is used for cooking

gelegele

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adjective dirty

gelgele dea

sand

hagamaamaane

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verb urinate

hagao baubau

low wages, low-priced

hai de hilihili

verb hold an election

hegahega

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lung

hungahunga a nui

the flower of the coconut tree

longolongo i leaala

rumor

looloa

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adjective tall; long

luu adaadeu

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pronoun our (plural, inclusive; for dual, alienable noun)

maamaa

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verb chew

magalili

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adjective cold

magamagalil ~ magalillili

adjective frequently magalili

magau baubau

die in agony (owing to having led a bad life)

mahamaha

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adjective beautiful

malali de biho

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adjective bald

malili de biho

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adjective balding

mammamu

noun fish (generic term; children’s speech only)

manu-mangamanga

starfish

moni deledele

noun sailing canoe

mudumudu

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adjective slow moving (while working), slow acting, slow thinking

mugamuga

mugamuga

noun first stage of a green coconut; youngest coconut; type of huaamee

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

ngavalivali

adjective repeatedly ngavali (as a diving board in use)

ngudu lagolago

lie (tell a falsehood)

tinana

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noun mother (formal)

tinana o dogu damana

noun paternal grandmother

ua dodo

rain of a reddish color - an omen of death

uaua

noun vein or artery (blood vessel)

uaua nnui

noun larger blood vessels

velevele

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verb to clear land (or a path, etc.) of weeds and underbrush