Buhutu - English


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Nianiaun1Nianiau2NianiauVariant spelling of {Nianiyau},which see.
NianiyaunNianiyauA point of land near Suau.
nibelen1tadpole2pollywogNibele wa ahena sa susu.The tadpole's legs formed.Hama ma'ena fa'ilu Nibele mate, ho'owa yai sa miya.Fish lived in the water with his companion, Tadpole.
NicodimonNicodemusFalesiya esega hesana mate Nicodimo. In dogana mate, beyabeyana ya lau Yesu ya ita.There was one Pharisee named Nicodemus. He was the person who long ago had gone to see Jesus.9.7.1Name of a person
nidilinneedle
nidun??
nigeadvnot
nige'eadvno
nigo1nknife
nigo2Vtrcut with a knife, to
nigo la'ila'inaNPbush knife6.7.1Cutting tool
nigo yohuyohunaNP1sickleNigo mo'amo'ana yo yohuyohuna yai, witi wa sa ibodi. Nigona mate, yohuyohuna wa doha ka'e senana.They cut the wheat with a sharp curved knife. The curve of the knife was like a piece of pearl shell.For {nigo yohuyohuna} "a sickle" the metal is a flat crescent-shape like a piece of pearl shell, or the new moon. For a {kasikasi} "grass knife" the metal is long, straight and flexible, and and may be bent 45 degrees or more, so that there is a maximum cutting surface striking the grass with each stroke. 2curved knifeCompare also: {kasikasi} a flexible "knife" for cutting grass. and {nigo la'ila'i} a "bush knife"
nigoicut something, toov. synahe bu'u 1ahe bu'u 1ahe bu'u 1ahe bu'u 2ibo2nima bu'u 1nima bu'u 1nima bu'u 1nom bu'u 1tomotomotomo
nigonigodinknives, theirDodoga boludi maidana sa laoma, ma nigonigodi yo ma kepakepatadi.Plenty of people came with them, with their knives and with their clubs.4.8.3.7Weapon, shoot
ni'ini'ilinmosquito
niman1hand2arm3arms4handsunspec. comp. formnimana sa kalasidiCLstretch out his hands, they
nima bu'uNP1amputated armov. synahe bu'u 1ahe bu'u 1ahe bu'u 1ahe bu'u 2ibo2nigoinigoinigoinom bu'u 1tomotomotomo2arm amputation
nima dabidabinaNP1crippled arm2paralyzed armAmainiya mate taumoho hesa nimana dabidabina ya miyamiya.There was a man staying there who had a paralyzed arm.
nima gigidiNPfingers, theirGo to {nima gigigu} "my fingers" for main entry.
nima gigiguNPfingers, myov. synahe gigigugigi siusiu 1gigi siusiu 4gigigu 1gigipewahige hesana 2
nima kaisuVObjIncwash one's hands, toSa nima kaisu habahim sa an'an yo an'an ai mulina, haba sa nima kaisu boda.They would wash their hands and eat, and after eating they would wash their hands again.Object Incorporation more commonly puts the object after the verb stem, not before it.
nima kaisu bodaVObjIncwash one's hands again, toSa nima kaisu habahim sa an'an yo an'an ai mulina, haba sa nima kaisu boda.They would wash their hands and eat, and after eating they would wash their hands again.
nima kaunringNima kau au tole ai nima giginaPut a ring on his finger.
nima lofalofa1NP1thief2long armed person3sticky fingered4one who habitually steals
nima lofalofa2ph. v. ofnimagu1NPthief2long armed person3sticky fingered4one who habitualy steals