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kalakalawaninaunspec. comp. form ofkalawannsorceressPa'ana in waihin kalakalawanina, be tiyen, "Haba Buluhagalagala i anyawa."Because she was a female sorceress, so they said, "Buluhagalagala will eat her."
kalamahanoVin1arrive, toAmainiya 'e leta, mate Gibogibo Luma 'e kalamahano. ‎From there we descended until we arrived at Gibogibo Place.2come out, toYaluwa heyaheyayana doga wa ya kamfafatabubu na ya halabo fahi, yo fede ya kalamahano.The evil spirit made the person tremble and he shouted out, and then he left him.
kalamahano lidimaVincome out down below, to
kalamahano~afulenVtrleave someone and come out, tona habahim, ya kalamahano~afulen. and then he came out of him.
kalamahano~hasaemaVinarrive up here, toIn moho, ibege lofana, haba ai gali lofalofa kamukamumuna ya kalamahano~hasaema,But it is about to (i.e., not long) arrive up here from the deep pit (hole).
kalamahanomaVtrarrive, toSuwana wa ya lau funuhi. Ya ofi, sa bahei, sa kalamahanoma edi luma yai.He killed the pig, and when he had finished, they carried it and arrived at their house.
kalamahonomaVinappear, to
kalamo'aVin1emerge, toHaisa sa be'u tano kelekelele hewana yai; sa kalamoꞌaOthers fell on rocky ground and they began to srpout (emerge).2begin to sprout, tocheck this meaning 2016-02-10
kalanadenaden1scorpionsKalanadenade hinaga sa ouli Isalaela nu'una yai. In deledi yai an'anlewa ya ota'ota. There are plenty of scorpions in Israel. There is poison in their tails.2scorpionO ibe ya anꞌeta katino, haba kalanadenade wa felen?Or if he asks for an egg, will you give him a scorpionCompare {kaboyufi} "scorpion"
kalapi1unspec. var.kalapi2Vinbitter, to be
kalasiVtropen, stretch openMaihalana, Laugagayo Bukana ya kalasi, mahudo'idi sa obiyo.At the time that he stretched open the Book of the Law, they stood up.der.makalakalasinaCOMopened, being
kalasidiVtrstretch them out, tonimam haba wa kalasidi, na doga hesa haba ya abi~nimaim,You will reach out (stretch out?) your hands and another person will take you by the hand.Compare {lolonidi} "stretch them out." See: {nimana sa kalasidi} "they stretched out his hands."
kalawannsorceressAlso pronounced {kalawani}.unspec. comp. formkalakalawanVinsorceress (to be)kalakalawaninansorceress
kalawaniDAalawani2SUalawai3n1sorceressTaumoho ena nuwatuhu bena haga Malibon ni kalawan, be ibe natuna i kalawani'i.The man's thinking was that the flying fox might be a sorceress, and it might be doing sorcery on his child.2witch3sorceryDodoga sa kwade, sa fatubu sa konfesi: Ayahani yo kalawani, yo fawayunu, yo . . . sa fatubu sa konfesi.The people were happy and they began to confess: Male sorcery, female sorcery, killings, and . . ., they began to confess them.ov. synpwaipwaitauwana 2
kalawanidiVtrdo sorcery on someone (female as agent)yo ibege ayahan ti gwalidi yo kalawan ti kalawanidi.and the male sorcerer cannot "spear" them, nor can the female sorceress do her sorcery on them
kalawani'iVtrsorcery on s.o., to doTaumoho ena nuwatuhu bena haga Malibon ni kalawan, be ibe natuna i kalawani'i.The man's thinking was that the flying fox might be a sorceress, and it might be doing sorcery on his child.{Kalawani'i} refers to the performance of female sorcery or witchcraft.ov. synaiyahan
kalenfishing spearov. synalahiya 1alahiya 2
kalekalelediVtrrattle them, to
kalekon1cloth2clothing3attirekaleko senana fwaufwaunapiece of new cloth4clothes
Kalekonclothing
kaleko disina1clothes basin
kaleko disina2NP1clothes basin2washtub
kaleko gaigaibuNP1cloth, lower qualityIsalaela dodogadi kaleko gaigaibu sa lau ginauli gouti ai olona.The people of Israel made a lower quality cloth out of goats' hair (wool).2cloth, inferior
kalelen1rustling noisena E atahi mate, kalele kiukiu wananaha tanohi yai. And what I heard was a small rutling noise on the ground 2rustling noiseHige walolona, na kalele ya atahi. Ya tan, na iyen, "Wo'e, E mwalofo! Nuwana Laiyon!"It wasn't long and he heard a noise in the bush. he cried and said. "Oh, I'm done for. It might be the lion."