maata₁ neck decoration consisting of short slats attached in a series, formerly worn by men to indicate their wealth. n.
maatu mucous, especially from the nose. n.
maatu kalalo (dial. var. maatu alalo) dried mucous. ajp.
maatu sula to sniff mucous in the nose. np.
maawa to encircle. v. su maawaenane all directions
maayapara small bamboo used as decorations. n.
ma adj. 1only, just. yomagae padane ma just one old man 2an emphatic marker following a number.
ma= (-mea) causative clitic. v.
mabau laria to cause the noise of an explosion. vp.
mabebe ti onaa people who cause foolishness. ajp.
mabebolawa puku pi yae abomination. ajp.
mabema E nape of the neck. n.
mabo₂ any hooked thing, as end of umbrella. n.
mabo poa to give protection. vp.