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lamaEa volcano. n.
lama-saaparaa shovel ; pick. n. saapara de a shovel handle syn: yari .
lame dial. var. of lamea
lame agaagossip. np.
lamea(dial. var. lame) bring. v.
lame-lameflag. n. nogo lame-lame pu madiaemere sukulu ada yapae there where they have hung a flag, it is a schoolhouse syn: pilake .
laminatalk together. v. niaame betene lamina let's pray together syn: lalamina .
lamoneav. 1shout out. 2reveal a secret.
lamuav. 1look after, 'to say and take'. lamu sa patalua I will look after someone [a guest] syn: kea 1 ; syn: ririma sua mea . 2to bring along. nipina ngo naaki page lamua ipulupape when you two come bring along your children too 3to marry. ona lumuali raburi kogono waru pali when you get married you really work hard syn: rumaa 2 . 4to copulate.
lamua epeaa captive. vp. syn: ripinae aa .
lamua paluato escort someone. vp.
laniaalanyaa Eto win, better than another. v.
laoto split tree bark, shred off later. v.
lapaaliEto tear down. v.
lapav. 1to do at the same time. nipu rapu lapuawa I went with him at the same time 2to dawn.
lapatongs. n. sapi lusape lapa ota the tongs for removing the sweet potato are bad
lapa lapa tato continue talking, discussing. ajp. syn: lala pia .
lapalato tell or reveal something. v.
lapalapacloth, clothes. n. Lotu ada reke madaa ia An altar cloth in church syn: mamina .
lapalapa lapo rabula palaeto sew two things together. ajp. syn: lapalapa rubuni masini .
lapalapa rubuni masinia sewing machine. ajp. syn: lapalapa lapo rabula palae .
lapalapame warini sele rekea cot made from cloth. ajp.
lapanoI confess. v. syn: lapedepa .
lapedepa(lapedepe ne agaa) to admit, confess. v. syn: lapano .
lapedepe ne agaa lapedepa