keepoatuevkeep, hold, stopRuu peei ai-oatue rurubui-to. He is keeping his canoe for himself.
keep (for someone)omoatuevtkeep, protect, withhold, stopRoo mereei omoatuei bia, sikuri eito. Don't withhold your children from school.Moo peei ai-romoatue omodai bia.I am stopping people from taking my canoe.Moo peei ai-romoatue, moo rio-ka Kikori-to omodai. I am keeping my canoe (from someone), because I will go to Kikori.
kick (once)amuhiovkick once Boroi amamo-ha amuhioꞌa, roo oorio paꞌai geꞌii aꞌaimo bia! Do not kick the ball carelessly, your team are not happy!aꞌuaivkick something one timeBoroi a'uai. Kick the ball once.7.7.3Kick
kick (plural objects)iamuhiovkick (more than one)Goꞌotai iamuhio'a, amiiꞌai memiho iiꞌii toe-ka. Do not kick the coconuts, some will have grown bad, I'm afraid.iamuhiodidiovkick many
kick (repeatedly)amuhiodidiovkick repeatedly, but object does not moveOdau emeꞌai, uiai amuhiodidio umui, boꞌu umu-ro? Go and see the dog that the cassowary kicked, whose dog is it?
killaiꞌia 1vhit, beat, killMoo ruꞌa kerei-da aiha piraiꞌia.He was beating me with a stick.Moo aaꞌoi-ka, "Moo umo-ka, roo-ro moo aiꞌiaiꞌai."I said, "I know you are going to beat me."Ruu iodoi-da moo aiha piraiꞌia, kukui aiha perehebuti.She pulled be out of the water and started beating me, until the stick broke.Amo idiꞌai tuiai-da moo aiha piraiꞌia, peei-da omiai-ka.When Grandmother got out of the water, she smacked me hard and put me into the canoe.Roo imaiꞌiaumo imobodidioumo.They will beat you and chase you away.Ka moo-ro boomoi aiꞌiai-ka rituo-ha omutaꞌai-ka.Then I killed the pig, leaving it lying dead on the ground.iimotovkillUmui emaꞌoi-ka, "Roo turiaha boomo mia ami'a raarai iimoto-da horo behai-ha imemaꞌaimo."The cuscus cursed the dog: "Whether it is a pig or something else that you kill, they only give you the bones."6.4.1Huntimaiꞌiavkill (one thing)Ruu-ro podau, boomoi imaiꞌia kaida, pooꞌu boomo rituoi rautu.He went off, killed a pig, and then came back with the dead pig.6.4.1Hunt
kingfisher speciesgibebenvariable dwarf kingfisherkarukakanspecies of kingfisher or kookaburramiparatohoLLLHLnlittle kingfisher, body about 10cm in length, bluemuaratohonkingfisher
kingposthaaronkingpost, post that goes from the floor to the apex of the roof in the middle of the end of a house22.214.171.124House
kissohomeana kissMoo roo motoi irodoroi-da, roo-ro moo ohomeai bia, irai ara ooboi-ro moo ototii ihomei emahurai bia moo iroꞌui-da imomahoroi-ka, imoꞌu doꞌou.When I entered your house, you did not kiss me, but this woman has not stopped kissing my feet until now.
kissesihomenmore than one kissMoo roo motoi irodoroi-da, roo-ro moo ohomeai bia, irai ara ooboi-ro moo ototii ihomei emahurai bia moo iroꞌui-da imomahoroi-ka, imoꞌu doꞌou.When I entered your house, you did not kiss me, but this woman has not stopped kissing my feet from when I came in, until now.
knife (bone)akorentraditional weapon like a small knife, made from a cassowary thigh bone,
knife (general)eꞌanknife, any sharp object that can be hed and used for cutting, including use as a weaponE'ai eidai mati ma-aipo .Get the knife and clean (cut) the place.eꞌa-kaianknifesyneꞌakerekaia6.7TooleꞌakerenknifeAbeai eꞌakerei emehui-ka, gaꞌai oꞌoi omahoroi-ka.The father sharpened the knife and began to carve out the bow.syneꞌa-kaiakaia6.7ToolkaiaMotunknifeMoo-ro kaiai-da midi uꞌuai-ka.I chopped at its back with my knife.syneꞌa-kaiaeꞌakere6.7Tool
knockadoovknockBirii ma adooi, araꞌerai aꞌai riꞌoi-do.If you knock on the door, it will be opened to you.
knotmiibunknotRoo umo-ra miibui otohiai imi-da?Do you know how to tie a knot with rope?
knot (on tree)ubu22unspec. comp. form oftuu 1handubu22knotntree knot, bend in tree branchunspec. comp. formtuu-ubu
knowledgemoꞌuicfmoꞌuiuumo2nwisdom, knowledge of the inner personality that cannot be imparted to anotherAra dubui mo'ui bia, aa'o ra'u-da peei pikui haato po'o. This man isn't wise, that's why he made the inside ofthe canoe at the back.uumo2LLHvar.umocfmoꞌuiuumo2npractical knowledge that can be transferred to another, understanding, skillRoo uumo bia uubi obototoi goroi orohodi ama'ai duumo ruꞌa amoti.You don't know whether someone is underneath the wharf, or whether there is a log there.Moo uumo-ka roo-ro moo aiꞌiaiꞌai.I know you are going to beat me.3.2.1Mindunspec. comp. formuumo ododia