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ailuma1house2cookhouse3deserted 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?
ainauya1SUainauya21giftAho 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.Afa haidana 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.2contribution1 Kolinto 16:13prize Salumadi sa tafo~failako haba sa lautafo. Inmoho esega dumaduma haba ainauya ya abiWhoever runs a race will run. But just one will receive the prize/gift.4present
ankouncleEgu fanuha bena anko Gebi E lau bawaiMy wish was to go and visit with Uncle Gebi (Gabriel).a neutral substitute term for "uncle" or sometimes "nephew" when one is not following the local kinship nomenclature.< ENG "uncle"
anlau~tubinidibeating them (to be)Be fayofayo tau abinana haidana ya anlau~tubinidi, yo ya fatubu be, kalahe ya faꞌofi yo ya nom yauyaule–.And then that servant is beating his companions, and he begins to finish off the food and get drink until foolish--,
an ma'i1eat coconut (to)2coconut (to eat)
an ma'uda1eat it all up (to)Hwalahwalala sa lau bu'a. Ya ofi 'e an ma'uda. In the morning they cooked food, and when they had finished cooking it, we ate it all up.2eat something up (to)ov. synan fa'ofi 2an ofi'iani'i 3ya an ya ofi3consume something completely (to)