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OduyaOduyaSiliya Abitawa tinana hesana Oduya, Guyubi waihina, ena aba laoma Nawabu yai.Silia Abitawa's mother was named Oduya, a woman from Guyubi. Her place of origin was Nawabu.[Talita] in Mala'eda waihina. In nanatuna Oduya yo Tatan.Talita was a woman from Mala'eda. Her children were Oduya and Tatan.Two different women named Oduya are mentioned in our database. Russ 2018.9.7.1Name of a person
Ofe'ofe1Flycatcher variety?2Pitohue varietyShining Flycatcher and Biak Black Flycatcher; possibly Black Pitohue?
ofesiofficeEna ofesi yai ya ta'ata'ai,He was sitting at his office,from ENG 'office.'
'ofi1Vtrfinished, to be2nfinish
ofi1finishedUma ofi, abo kopina youyou i luhu fiyoi.Planting over, then he put his snake skin back on.
ofi21finished (to be)be egu galasi hola ho'owa yai E kaisu. Ya ofi, na habahim, egu pidu E abi,then I just washed off my goggles in the water. That finished, then I took my fishing spear.Lumana mate hatona wa'uli luguna sa gula be kaimo sa tili be sa kifi'i ya ofi.As for the house, for the thatch they stripped off the sago leaves, and split the pandanus root so they could finish making the batten strips.na amainiya, mate, ena adidili ya ofi, doha belu ya ofi, ya fuyoma, hige gonowana.but then his strength was finished, it was like his weakness was finished; he couldn't do it.Na emi wasa hesa mate, Ipouli Catholic Church wa, haԡ ya ofi,Now some other news for you is that the Ipouli Catholic church is already finished (i.e., torn down).antota1 1ota1 2ov. synha'ama'uda2 1ma'uda2 22ended (to be)3be finished, to4be finished
ofi~finahe~hasafinish climbing up (to)Maihalana yai, Yesu ya ofi~finahe~hasa tu'a hesa yai, be haba ainiya ya lauꞌuꞌula.On a day, Jesus finished climbing up onto a certain mountain, so that he could pray there,
ofina1finished2end or finish (of a current activity)Mate emi wasa falifalihuna. Mate egu nuwatuhu ofina.That is your new report, and that is the end of my thoughts.3end or finish (of a period during which an activity took place)Luma abi hisu tuhutuhu ya ofina.Houses with peaked roofs are finished.
ofi'ofina1last2finalYa dago lau haufata ofi'ofina yai ya abi lidi alahiya luwaga wa ya abidi.He jumped and went to the last platform, and he reached down and grabbed the tweo spears.Mate egu fa'oyowa ofi'ofina, pa'ana Tamada somo ya fa'ita lobahigu.With that my hunting with dogs was finished, because of what Our Father had shown me.3finishing4ending (its)
'oi1preVhit (to)2Vtrhit, to
oi11Vtrstrike (to)ov. synibo22Vtrhit (to)3Vtrchop down (to)4Vtrplay guitar by plucking the strings with a pick.5Vincrash (to) - as thunderYo fede, 'usa ya 'usa, namali ya tili, palele ya 'oi, yo fede sa dawa'unu.And so, the rain rained, the lightning flashed, the thunder hit, and so they did their sorceryEna palele ya oi yo namali ya tili mate, ya tabutabubu yo ya hoba ai bili sogo yo kabobo yai ya fakou.When the thunder strikes and the lightning splits, then he is trembling and he crouches in a corner of the room and covers himself with a blanket.If one repeatedly hits "oi" a black palm with a knife or an axe, then he cuts it down.6Vtrcut down (to)Buwabuwa ya oi, be ya sapi, na ainiya suwana ya gwalidi.He would cut and shape (a spear) from blackpalm, and with that he would spear the wild pigs.Be Gabemani wa edi anԥta wa sa lau-watani, be haba oyagi o timber haba se oi.then they followed after the request of the government, that they would cut trees or timber.7VObjIncpluck strings (to)sa oi~gitathey play the guitar8Vtrcut them off (to)9preVstrike (to)10Vtrcut it (to)11preVchop, to12preVstrike, to13Vtrstrike it, to14preVcut, to15Vtrcut, tooi~afulenunspec. comp. form-afulenchop it down (to)Bena haba bolima hesa i fuwa, na yena higeꞌe, habahim wa oi~afulen.It should best fruit next year, and if it doesn't, then you will chop it down.
oi-11v > vpfxhit, to2preVhit
oi gita1play the guitar (to)