dance (noun, general)hetecfheteomoana danceMusiki ede'ai-ka, ka rimo hetei-ka, rimo hetei ra'ai duumo, ge'ii hete.They put on music and we danced, yesterday we danced, joyful dancing.unspec. comp. formhete mapa
dance (noun, specific)gama-dubundance about a spirit, including Kairi, Hido, Gobi, Himabu and Ma'ea
dance (verb)oma2LLvar.omoavdanceHete oma!Bogobogo mioi ohui-da oma kaumo heteiThey are dancing on the white sand.omoacfheteomoavto dance
darkduꞌindark, shadeKa Iora iha mea duꞌi pemaꞌai.And it gave Jonah very good shade. Baagi du'i-hato ohu'oi-ka.Bat only comes out when it is dark.Himioi hapuoi-ada iradi, ata hapuoi du'i-ka. The sun is shining on one side, the other side is in shadow.1.5.1Tree
daughtermerebehe 2ndaughterRomiodimoi-da pirimee'amo go'otoi uubi-ro, "Oo, aire dubui merebehe-ra uudo-rai kaimai tomio rautu imohuu'o."When we returned the village people saw us and said, "Oo, this man, his daughter and his son are returning with decorations."4.1.9Kinship
daughters-in-laweteamiꞌondaughters.in.lawDaamiꞌoi-ro eteamiꞌoi imoamoi aꞌai kaumo, ka eteamiꞌoi-ro daamiꞌoi imoamoi aꞌai kaumo.Mothers-n-law will be against their daughters-in-law, and daughters-in-law will be against their mothers-in-law.
dawn (verb)ioahovdawnHimioi ioahoi duoduoi motoi emeheai-ka, ruu omaꞌati omahoroi-ri, epui totoi-da pomahoro.At dawn the next morning he left the house to start work, starting on the first platform.8.4Time
dayhimio 2ndayHimio ata ruu oomoi barai pimada'ui...Another day he walked to the river bank...
day(s) after tomorrowtoutuaadva time after tomorrow8.4Time
deadrituoadjdeadRuu-ro podau, boomoi imaiꞌia-kaida, pooꞌu boomo rituoi rautu.He went off, killed a pig, and then came back with the dead pig.Abeai mahumo atai eidai-ka, iuꞌatoi-da momoꞌoi aroi-ka rituo-ha.The father took an arrow and when he shot it, the bird fell down dead.Ka moo-ro boomoi aiꞌiai-ka rituo-ha omutaꞌai-ka.Then I killed the pig, leaving it lying dead on the ground.2.5.1Sick
debtabitoreMotunloan, debtRoo raꞌaibou abitore-ro mooꞌa?How much is your debt?
decayopuhe 2vdecayOra'ei-da momo'oi aiha popuhe.The bird decayed in the trap.
decay (self)oropuhe 2vdecay, an plant, animal or fallen tree that falls apart on its ownBoomoi himia poropuhe.The pig decayed.
declaration of fact=kaprtmarks a declaration in focusOmo geemai pairai-ka Oapo.The name of the main river is Oapo.Bomoi peei rioi-da-ka.The pig is in the canoe.Mea hiꞌa Ogori ooꞌui-ka.Ogoni turned up right on time.Ogori-ro imeꞌai-ka, moo-ro aaꞌoi-ka ita ooꞌu-ka.Ogoni met us, and I told him that he must come to our house.
decorateomorohiꞌautivdecorate yourself for a reason, such as getting ready for a celebration
decoration (dogs teeth)hoohoo murundecoration for the face made out of threaded dog's teeth, similar to pete, except that the teeth hand down in front of the face, traditionally put on a young man by an uncle as they ended their time of initiation
decoration (general)tomio 1var.somiondecorationMoo geega raa-ka. Moo tamai tomio hiꞌa-ka.I am a big fish. My skin is very pretty.Moo peei tomioi iromododiai duumo.They decorate my canoe for me,
decoration (of leaves)huovar.huoamicfamihuondecoration made from leaves, to welcome visitorshuꞌondecoration
decoration (shield-like)kemekena decoration made of wood or cane, about 1m tall, and shaped like a shield, but only used for celebrations, such as an initiation feast. It was made when needed, and held up in front of people. Uncles would come out from longhouse with kemeke when the kairi song/dance was finished. After the celebration was finished, they would take it back and keep it in the clan room in the longhouse.