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alamooi

noun june

baba

adjective level (not bumpy); (any sort of) flat base (esp. the board on which mats are plaited); the consolidated reef under water or sand; the back of a human; the shell of a turtle, crab, etc.; to be ready

boa

noun record catch (of fish) by an individual during his lifetime on any one fishing expedition

boo i lalo o tangada

the last days of a person’s life

daadaa

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verb (transitive) carve (something)

daalo

verb stab,skewer

dalaa

noun (small) piece of, part of

daumada

verb stare at,observe closely

denaa loo

that was the one

dubuna

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noun grandparents; ancestors

duu mugamuga

half of an unripe coconut; buttock

duunga gima

noun half of a clam shell

e lodo goe

watchout

gaha nuui

adjective having green coconuts (of a coconut tree)

gai niivoi

verb to eat food without washing one’s hands after having prepared a corpse for burial

gamalie

adjective do attentively

gili

skin

hadi modu

adjective sheer drop-off (as at the edge of a cliff)

hagadige de madaangudu

a prolonged conversation (on subjects of little importance)

hagadubu mangoo

noun the name of a certain type of string figure

hagahula

noun the sac in a fish which emerges from its mouth when it is brought up from a great depth

hagammidi

verb suction of a sea current, undertow

hagasao

verb letout (something), disburse (money)

hai huaame

punctilious, be particular

haimee baubau

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verb sexual intercourse; fornication

henua i lalo (alodahi)

noun world (lands other than nukuoro)

hesohesongi

adjective repeatedly hesongi

huaalaangi

noun noon; the whole day; a certain day only

i hee ai goe

you lose

ingoo

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noun name

kano mouli

noun fresh meat (including fish)

lailai

noun fishsp. (= lae)

laumalie

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adjective big

legia

noun birdsp.: white-cappednoddy (anous minutus)

limasisi

noun pinky finger

loulou

verb to repeatedly use a breadfruit picker; pull (a trigger)

maamaalamangia

verb continuously maalamangia

madaanga hulu maa hidu

number seventeen

magau donu i de lodo

want desperately

mataia

soreness of the eyes after a fishing expedition (from the glare of the sun)

me hagasili

noun a plant which is allowed to grow extra large (for some reason)

mee

noun thing

muli mai ange

a little later, by and by

ngalue mai

decrease

ngaue iho

adjective reduce (in rank, price, etc.)

nngaoa

verb noisy (a loud, individually perceived, noise)

paa de hatuli

rolling of thunder

saesaelea

verb to be continually walked upon

salulu

adjective the noise of an explosion or loud report (as when two things collide)

tuu

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verb (transitive) cut