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u-uvpfx|ENGyou, second singular subject marker on the verb|TPIyu|ROEu-Sanga’m uharua muli.Please say it again.
=uˈucl|ENGongoing action, progressive aspect|TPIi stapNgaxap uyua saing ngaui mongau.I got the oar and I was paddling out a little ways.COMPOUNDmugaulong time agoKEYTERM PHRASEgamogamu mosiupeace
=uucl|ENGmust not, prohibitive aspect|TPIi noSi, ala numiau tai, ama bu tasugu.Gee, you musn’t go home, come so we can go swimming.Must co-occur with clause-final tai and attaches to the last word in the clause before it
uaˈu.wɑv|ENGto bear fruit, to produce|TPIkarim kaikai|ROEuaXaiya li abak asaxadi angiadinga; bungina ua saing moya bing asaxa daxang.This abak tree is animal food; when it bears fruit and it’s ripe then the animals eat it.
=ubau.bɑcl|ENGnow, inceptive aspect, an event that is about to occur, or is in the beginning stages|TPInau|ROE-leBaing kinu laing xaidapkuba.And he slept until daylight.IDIOMwaxungtuanoa galainaubasomeone who is very thirsty
ubiˈu.bina|ENGlime mixture used in chewing betelnut, made from roasted, pulverized shells|TPIkambang|ROEubiBungina tabo ba taungu bing taxap axaiba ungunga ubi saing taungngu ba.When we want to chew betelnut we get a pepper, betelnut and lime and we chew betelnut.CROSS REFERENCEaxaibabetel pepperungungabetelnut
ububuyau.bu.ˈbu.jɑnw|ENGbehind the back|TPIbaksait|ROExubugiaDaharua ububuya mana riadingdi.They talked behind their friends’ backs.
ubugubuguu.ˌbu.ɡu.ˈbu.ɡuna|ENGDragon Lizard|TPIpalai|ROEdamdaga tinanaGENERICguluplizardGonocephalus nigrigularis
ubunau.ˈbu.nɑni1|ENGback|TPIbacksait|ROExubuna2|ENGthe topmost level of something, most commonly used for the surface of the earth or sea, or things like a tabletop|TPIbacksaitHarua saing asaxa longgalo titi ubunam xaung lang titi lunam xauna disok bila.He spoke and every land animal and animals that live in the water and ground also came into being.IDIOMlipu ubung bisamanamto be smart, clever, dexterous, diligentubunoa bisasomeone who works hard, who is diligentubunoa haringlazyubunoa haring tea good worker or followerPHRASEtiti ubunaearth’s surfaceubungtuang birikbiriginaspinal cord
ubunoa bisaclause|ENGsomeone who works hard, who is diligent|TPIi wok hat|ROExubuna besahis back is flexible
ubunoa haringclause|ENGlazy|TPIles|ROExubuna paringhis back is stiff
ubunoa haring teclause|ENGa good worker or follower|TPIgutpela long wok|ROExubuna paring tiahis back is not stiff
ubungtuang birikbiriginanph|ENGspinal cord|ROExubungtuang walonathe backbone's brain
ubutuaˌu.bu.ˈtu.ɑncmpd|ENGspine, backbone|TPIbun bilong baksait|ROExubutuaRuxauti haingga ba ubung tuanoa.It broke that woman’s back.
ubuxunaˌu.bu.ˈɣu.nɑni|ENGthe two muscles that flank the lower backbone, the large latissimus dorsi muscles
udauˈdɑv|ENGto slap the face|TPIpaitim|ROEuja
udumu.ˈdumRamuk variantidumna|ENGsweet banana species|TPIbanana|ROEjumGENERICbaxupbanana
ugaˈu.ɡɑv|ENGto cross, as in a stream|TPIbrukim|ROEkisiSYNONYMSkisicross
uhaxaxeku.ˌhɑ.ɣɑ.ˈɣɛkna|ENGtreefrog species|TPIrokrok|ROEkuringtengtengGENERIChaxinggufrog
uiˈu.iv|ENGto row, to paddle, as in a boat|TPIpul|ROEuiDui mala ba duxuni Uxa kina.They rowed out and fished at the mouth of the Uxa River.
uiˈu.ina|ENGoar, paddle|TPIpul bilong kanu|ROEui
ukukuk.ˈukna|ENGedible mushroom species|TPImasrum|ROEtatalingaGENERICyabukmushroom
ulanggiu.ˈlɑŋ.ɡina|ENGmale evil spirit that possess men to make them eat the dead|TPIspirit nogut
ulangulangu.ˌlɑŋ.u.ˈlɑŋFree variantlaunglaungna|ENGsand|TPIwaisan|ROElaulaLipu haringing tela rung ulangulangia.An elder was sitting on the sand.
uleku.ˈlekna|ENGmessage|TPItoksave|ROExolekTang duwa mala, baing lipua ba sina ulega na longandi etua Mugilip.The two of them lived, then that man sent a message to his in-laws up in Mugilip.KEYTERM PHRASEulek xaigospel or good newsUrana uleginamaan angel, a messenger of God