i-2vpfxmarks past tense on an event in the backgroundAbui omahoroi-ka irooꞌu tuiai gaꞌe hiꞌai-da, auo geemai aiha peibua.I started across and coming to the middle of the river, a very big snake appeared.Irooꞌumoi-da Era-Kiti goꞌotoi taitai-da, iridiri aiha porodoꞌia.As we came up past Era-Kiti village the engine stopped working.Hiei-da, moo irooꞌu mati tutui, ata rata ro omahuꞌodio bia.After that, the whole way back up, nothing else untoward occurred.Ruro podau, bomoi imaiꞌia kaida, poꞌu bomo rituoi rautu.He went off, killed a pig, and then came back with the dead pig.
i-31vpfxmarks more than one object of a verbRuu gaa'u ru'a omodau, ata meree ru'a keeke imodau.He is carrying one piece of wood, the other person is carrying many pieces of wood.2pfxmarks more than one beneficiary of an actionAra ooboi ai-odau, amii'a raai ma itai-ri, ara dubui ma ema'ai-ri. Ata ooboi ai-odau, gaa'u raai ma itai-ri, ara dububai'oi ma ima'ai-ri.This woman is going to cook some fish to give to the man. That woman is going to cook one fish to give to the men.
=iprtpoints to a particular item or eventIda pemeꞌa Ruka-ro aaꞌo muho-i, muho gaaꞌu-i.Then Luke saw that feather, one feather.
iahaadvtrulyAmiꞌai goꞌotoi imorohodiodioumo bia, iaha-ka buꞌi orohoi.Some do not take them around in the village, but certainly in the bushMoo abea-ra mamu-rai iaha geema geꞌii paꞌaido.My father and mother were truly very happy.126.96.36.199Certainly, definitely
iaheꞌesgaheꞌeaivpull of may leaves or bunches of fruit from a palm tree
iahiofreqiahiutioneahiounspec. var. ofahiavcut a number of things once eachAta himioi moo mamui rautu, mooi-ti buꞌito pirodaido tiꞌo paha iahioi.One day my mother and I went into the bush to cut pandanus leaves.Hioi-da moo-ro du paha kakaꞌoi iahioi-ka, boomoi muhoi ematomuti-ka.Then I set to cutting some dry sago leaves, and put them together and lit them, in order to singe the hairs off the pig.6.1Work
iahiutionceiahiooneahiutivcut a number of things more than onceIpiꞌipi iahiuti-ka, reto'a-gaaꞌu mia reto'a-reto'a.Then we cut it into short pieces, about three or four.6.7Tool
iahiꞌiioneahiꞌiivtake many out (of bag)Ruu-ro du amuo retoa hitoi-da iahiꞌi-ka.He took out two sticks of dry sago from his basket.7.5.9Put