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anhagahagavhab1indebted, to beYo fede salumadi sa anhagahaga ena baꞌisa lisina yai mate, ya yoga~gogondima.And so he called together whoever owed his boss anuthing.2owing payment to, to be
anhewahewalin1handsome appearanceAi kin, mate ema anhewahewali, 'e le'ile'i pilipili bena wawahin 'e fabe'udi yo wisiyamai 'e anfafa'ita'edi.We kings in our handsome appearance, dance around so that we might knock the females out and show them our adornments. 2young manhoodIdiom: extended meaning something like "handsome" appearance.
anhifoiAntiPscrape off skins, toHabahim, ena maula ya anhifoi.Then she scraped (the skins off) her pig food.to scrape off the skins from cooked food
anholaAntiP1harvest, to2pluck, tobe wa'amo an'annidi sa anhola.and then they harvested the corn seeds.SPELLING: Is {anhola} the same word as {anhole}?
anholevhabharvest something, toAe, u saguhigu be egu wa'amo te anhole."Please, help me so that we (can) harvest our corn.
anhole~kasinidiVtrpluck grain, toTau famuli watanina witi sa anhole~kasinidi.His followers were plucking the wheat.
anhole~kwasiVtrpluck grain, toPa'ana somo Sabati yai witi ami anhole kwasi?Why are you plucking grain on the Sabbath?
anholivhab1scrape, to2grate, to3scrape food, toTolutoluwaga, aho, adi ya angabu wa, adi ya anholi: imo yo asai, somo - somo, na nimana ma~dubudubuyana.Tolutoluwaga, the nightjar, was scraping off their food which he had roasted (in the coals): taro and bananas, whatever, and his hands were all covered with black soot.To grate or scrap ones food (e.g. coconut meat). {holi} "to scrape"; {holiholi} "coconut scraper"
aiheyaidiVtrplay them, to
aiheyananits performance
aiiiinterjaiiiExclamation.
ailahan1prawn (male)ov. synkolaisa2 1dial. var. ofkolaisa1taupoupou 1taupoupou 22freshwater prawn (male)fresh water prawn
Ailawanbird species (unidentified)
ailoya1SUailoya2Vinhunt, to
ailuman1house2cookhouse3deserted houseI lau ailuma yai ie eno.she went and slept in the (deserted) house.Ibe ai somo wa fati'o be te eno edi ailuma?Is there anywhere we can ask and see if we can sleep in their (cook) house?
ainauya1SUainauya2n1giftAho une mahudo'ina sa laoma sa fagadoi, doha edi ainauya.Now they came and put all of his "trade" items around his neck, like their gifts.Afahaidana sa laoma be bena sa mata'asi ma'edi yo ena ainauya bena sa felen.His friends came so that he could feast with them, and so they could give him gifts.2prize3presentcomp.ainauya fafamaisa gesanaNPgracegift costing nothingunencumbered gift (gift with no cost attached)der.ai'ainauyangiftsainauya fafamaisa gesanaNPgracegift costing nothingunencumbered gift (gift with no cost attached)
ainauya fafamaisa gesanader. ofcomp. ofainauya1maisagesaNP1grace In debana yai Yaubada ena ainauya fafamaisa gesana ya felegu na tau fa'ona wasawawa paisowana te ya felegu At his forehead (therefore) God gave me his gift without cost (grace) and gave me the work of an apostle (one who takes the news) 2gift costing nothingPa'ana Yaubada ena ainauya fafamaisa gesana yai, doga mahudo'ina debana yai Yesu ya pe'i. Because of God's gift which is lacking in any cost (that is, because of God's grace), Jesus died for everyone [LIT: at every person's forehead].3unencumbered gift (gift with no cost attached)Compare {felefele gaibu} "something given freely," and {ainauya gaibu} "gift given freely."
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a2smIRINa hesana ige a siba.But I don't know her name.
a31ok2alrightA, lofudi wa ya falibadi.Alright then, she told her brothers.
a41place where "x" takes placeAbu'awa ena a be'u, ho'owa ti'oti'o uluna yai,the place where the tree Kangaroo fell, at the source of ti'oti'o steam2EPCEPC3dummyer