Browse Abau - English
e3negation, used with 'pase'Hiykwe pase lonuayk e.He did not listen.
e4vaginasa ko owh-marthe shame of a woman (female's genitals)
e1commandHomkwe ley e.Go! (Plural)
e2in order to,Hakwe stua ko omeme nakway e ley.I am going in order to buy things for the store.
-eOBJHakwe uwr se-h-e paraw lira pa.I have not seen that man before.
ehehere (female: okwe; plural: eme)Hano uwr poho? Hno uwr ehe.Where is my husband? Your husband is here.Hakwe uwr ehe paraw lira pa.I have never seen this man before.
ehei2reflect, calm down to make a changeNwoh sohokwe aw nuw-ono wayr, hiykwe ehei lok pey.This dog is keeps on fighting, he does not stop to reflect (does not stop to change his ways)
ehei1watch, be alert (or: eihei??)Ehei ehei non kwa nak-wak.Be on the watch out.Kwa nak-ehei ehei.Watch out! Be on guard!Hunkwe kwa eihei ok.Stop your behaviour.
eheyrcrying, wailNey homkwe eheyr lyuk.The children cry.Hyo eheyr pau kumays lwak.His crying had stopped
eheyr-yowpwailing chant or songSa homkwe uwr sopok se eheyr-yowp lyuk oun lohruw-a.The women wail a song of sorrow about the dead man.
ehieover here (female: ekwie, plural: emie)Hano uwr ehie yeyk meio.My husband is over there making a canoe.
ehikweover there, at that perticUwr ehiykwe Jon.The person over there is Jon.
ein-noncfhnuaw-nonin a bundle, but not tied in a such a way that it carried hanging from the shoulder.Hakwe hano now ein-non se lway nok.I carry my bundle of wood.
eindiayunspec. var.londiay1join inHakwe Pita se nion a se eindiay eindiay meio.I build the house together with Peter
einonbundleHakwe yeik einon se lway.I am carrying a bundles of arrows
eir1top, surfaceNop-i mo eir mon hokwe musow me lyay sowkriy.The bearers are placed on top of the iron wood posts.
eir2boa constrictorHuok-ney kamon kokwe sok-eir hiy peyk.One piglet was bitten by a boa constrictor.
eirpaextend? change? waste?Hunkwe yier mon kwa ma-saw-e. Mey meio enekwei se peie me eirpa eirpa o.Come back to the village quickly. Do not waste any of the time meant for work.
eirposaposspread, scatteredMamey somokwe eirposapos iawon.The books are laying scattered.
eirpowbee, makes honeyeirpow-huhoney