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laˈlɑv|ENGto go|TPIgo|ROEilaBaing daxap tangadingdi saing duyudi saing dila numia.Then they got their bilums and slung them over their heads and went home.IDIOManingonoa ila baingafraidila xang teksomeone who went to hunt for seafood
laˈlɑprep|ENGgoal or target of something|TPIlong|ROElaiNaxuyanga ma sup la li.The story ends here.
labaˈlɑ.bɑv|ENGto darken, to be in a state of darkness|TPItudak|ROElabaPHRASEsobaga labamoonless night
labianaˌlɑ.bi.ˈɑ.nɑni|ENGdarkness|TPItudak|ROElabianaBaing Daum ing ganina li labiania.And Daum was alone standing in the darkness.
labuˈlɑ.buadv|ENGmust not, negative prohibition, introduces a prohibition clause which ends with tai|TPIken|ROEmabuLabu uyunga yabama bu ula ukinu mana long teladiu tai.You must not leave your village to go sleep somewhere else.
ladiˈlɑ.dina|ENGcoral reef|TPIrip|ROElajiBungina ngahaing tegia ngabagu honu tela gasi’m tabu ladia.When I went out on the ocean I saw a seat turtle stuck fast on the reef.
ladiˈlɑ.dina|ENGhand-shaped coral species|TPIrip|ROElaji
ladisonginalɑ.ˌdi.sɔ.ˈŋi.nɑni|ENGdamselfish|TPIpis|ROElajisonginaGENERICsongfishcoral fish
lagiˈlɑ.ɡiv|ENGto remove, to separate two things that are joined by pulling one out of the other|TPIkamautim|ROElagiSYNONYMSbongpull outxupuproot
lailailɑi.ˈlɑina|ENGtethering rope, rope used to tie an animal to something fixed|TPIrop|ROElailai
laingˈlɑiŋprep|ENGuntil|TPIinap long|ROEsangaHaungingua wa mana xaidap sabanga laing bungbung, baing am gala muli Bualu.The fight lasted from midday until evening, then we went back to Bualu.
lakulɑ.ˈkuʔintj|ENGwow, gosh!|TPIolaman|ROEriagumanaLaku, Kepas xaba xaba, mesa luki luki mala.Oh my goodness, Kepas screamed and screamed, got up and fled.
lalaˈlɑ.lɑv|ENGto heat something over the fire|TPIhotim|ROElalaBungina uxunumia sanggamdi gauriding, baing ubura yaba bu lala sanggamdi sanga ba uxunumia sanggamdi gauriding te.When you feel cold, then you build a fire to heat your body so that you don’t feel cold.SYNONYMSyahaheat
lalaˈlɑ.lɑna|ENGbluefish, tailorfish|TPIlala|ROEsuliGENERICsongfishPomatomus saltatrix
lalaungalɑ.ˈlɑu.ŋɑna|ENGthe state of being thin|TPIliklik|ROEmalalaunga
lalaungaRamuk variant oflalaunga
lalaungalɑ.ˈlɑu.ŋɑRamuk variantlalaungana|ENGthin|TPIbun nating, i no gat gris, liklik|ROEmalalaunga
lambiaˈlɑɑna|ENGsago paste, a food processed from the sago palm|TPIsaksak|ROEmona
lamlamlɑm.ˈlɑmna|ENGkelp|TPIgras bilong solwara|ROElamlam
lamragalɑm.ˈrɑ.ɡɑna|ENGwhite, spiked poisonous saltwater fish|TPIpis|ROEdamdagaGENERICsongfish
lamulɑ.ˈmuʔna|ENGtraditional female skirt made from plant material such as the new shoot of a sago tree or the leaf of a banana plant|TPIpurpur|ROEtagitagiBunging tela haininoa bo ba kisi lamu.Once his wife wanted to shred grass for a grass skirt.
lamulɑ.ˈmuʔv|ENGto uproot, to remove something out of the ground|TPIkamautim|ROElamu
langˈlɑŋ1na|ENGwater, liquid|TPIwara|ROElangTadi saing sina anginga xaung lang nadi.He put them there and gave food and water to them.2na|ENGriver or stream, any body of flowing water|TPIwara|ROElangNgala ngataxi bowadi saing ngaxoxidi ma lang rubinia.I went to cut bamboo and I carried them to the river’s edge.3ni|ENGthe state of being wet, soaked|TPIi gat wara|ROElangBaing Mailong bagu moxa bila ba, saing xung ubunia mari langia, saing langina muli.And Mailong saw the snake like that, and fell down on his back in the river, and got wet again.COMPOUNDlanginawetusa langinarunny noseKEYTERM PHRASExap langato get baptisedPHRASEbanggum langinawell or waterhole, manmadelang buyamanawater that is not circulating or flowing, stagnant or brackish waterlang gamolinganaany body of fresh water, including puddles, ponds, lakes and seaslake, pondlang gubinanganadry riverbedlang kinianaclean waterlang maranadrop of waterlang maxamaxanaunderground portion of a spring, especially one forming a stream or riverlang maxananon-bubbling spring, especially one forming a stream or river, headwaterheadwaters of a stream or riverlang ngaungaunafoam or skin or scum on top of the waterlang oganafork in a river or streamlang rimanadistributary, a branch of a river that flows away from the main streamlang sabangariverlang ubunasurface of the waterlang xanacontinuous water source, one that does not dry up
lang buyamananph|ENGwater that is not circulating or flowing, stagnant or brackish water|TPIsting wara|ROElang buyamanaXaidap tela Hugai ina wa’m lang buyamandi ha tegia.One day Crocodile was in the backwater down at the ocean.rotten water
lang doxongˌlɑŋ.do.ˈɣoŋnph1|ENGrapid water movement, as in rapids or a waterfall|TPIwara kalap|ROElanga piri2|ENGrapids|TPIwara kalap|ROElanga piri