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cabbagekabesiEnglncabbage, general term for edible greenssynraabaririorionsmall cabbage for eatingsyngaamire
cacaokokoEngncacao tree, or cocoa powder
calendarkareridaEngncalendarOboi meree mati-da ereꞌai aꞌai, ka ara kareridai meree emeꞌa toe himio mabui-ka.The woman will check her baby channel, and see from this calendar when the risky times are.8.4Time
callmiooncall, a call made by a person and not an animalRuu mioi piroromidioumo.We heard his calling.3.5.1Say
call (once)ahoꞌoo 1vcall (someone's name)Paidubui-ro moo pirahoꞌoo.The Lord is calling me.Kiauka ruu emahoꞌooi-ka.Finally she called him.Roo mereei aho'oo ma oo'ui. You call, your child should come.Meree tutuu hi'a aho'oo, ati modaui? She has been calling for a long time, where has the child gone?3.5.1Say
call (repeatedly)ahoꞌooutincall repeatedly, guess what you think something is, countMoo ra'u rohidio tuui-da? Maa aho'oouti! What am I holding in my hand? You should guess (multiple times)8.1.1Number
call backimomiodoaivcall.back
call for helparaahuevcall for help Bo'u-ro maarahue?Who is calling for help?
call outiahoꞌootiaivcall people to come outHimioi ioahoi-da, ruu iimatomudio mereei iahoꞌootiai-ka...When morning came, he called his disciples to come...
call someone to comeahoꞌootiaivcall one person to come
call togetheribuꞌiaivcall people to come together
camphordiomontree species for making canoes, as well as for producing oil, has long leaves and reddish wood, camphorcamnosperma1.5.1Tree
cane varietykakaapiirinsmall cane species with very sharp thorns, of no practical usemogohina thorny cane that is long and strong, with dark coloured leaves, and is used to make fish traps, traditionally used by men for fishing. odoꞌimidial. var.marobonspecies of cane or vine, used to make goimu'u (binding), useful for tying many things, a smaller vine than puru.6.5.2Parts of a buildingpuru1nlarge cane with thorns used for bows, with edible leaves and fruit, climbs up trees, is 'very green'.
canoepeencanoe, boatRuu rautu 3 dububai'o-ro poo'umo, reto'ai peei-da pioidio, ga'ubuoi rautu pidiai ruu.He came with three men, two stayed in the boat, and one came up with him.Ka aa'o ooboi rautu, ruu orooi-ka, peei-da, araimai, abeai Boomoriboo re'ei eito.Then with that women, he got in the canoe, and returned to father Boomoriboo's place.
canoe loadinghamaatutuloading of cargo into a canoe
canoe (high bowed)oꞌo-peencanoe or boat with a high bow and a high stern, also used to describe outrigger canoes as they usually have a high bow and stern.
canoe (of men)omiirocfakereomiirova canoe of only men, and long enough to hold at least 6 men, that can be used for hunting, fishing or travelling. The same canoe can be used by women, but then it is not called an omiiro.
Traditionally, a war omiiro could hold up to 30 men. At the front of the canoe was the ga'ai meree, the best shooter, who could shoot 3 or 4 arrows at once. Behind him was the main shielf bearer, who protected the shooter and the rest of the canoe. The order of the people in the war canoe was reflected in how they slept in the dubumeree (longhouse), with the chief and the best fighters sleeping at the front, and the rearguard sleeping at the back of the longhouse where they could look after provisions and slip out the back door to collect food.
canoe (of women)akerecfakereomiirona canoe of only women
canoe (twisted)kairaꞌoncanoe that was well made, but twisted out of shape when it dried
canoe (unstable)gaaꞌitanpoorly made canoe that is unstable and has an uneven front and back
canoe bottompee pikunbottom of canoe
capsizeereheꞌeidiovcapsizeKaida piromoaeumoi-da peei aiha pereheꞌeidio.When we turned the corner the canoe capsized. (a canoe), be swamped with waterKaida iromoaꞌeumoi-da, peei aiha pereheꞌeidio. Kiauka aiha piromuhobiamo.Suddenly, just as we turned the corner the canoe overturned, and we capsized.Moo geema idebi pirooto. Moo auboi-ro tauo piromuhobia.I cried very loudly. I was soon swamped by the waves.
caregiiꞌepu 2sp. var.giꞌepu2nstrong benevolent feelings towards another person and their plight; concern, care, worry, compassion, love, sadness, worryMoo iha giꞌepui piraꞌai hibai-ro moo umui ioꞌomuai-da.I was really sad about my dog when the crocodile bit him.Aaꞌo oobo pa'uri giꞌepu moo mamui-ro du beromo gaaꞌu emaꞌai-ka.Because of the concern and care of the old woman, my mother gave her a bundle of sago.Moo giꞌepu remaꞌai.Have compassion on me.3.4.1Feel good
care (for each other)oroomotovcare for each other, raise each other