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ba1ˈbɑdem|ENthis, that or there, more distant than ‘li’, also used to emphasize or as a topical marker|TPyaTang daxap buxu ba mala saing tang ditau.The two of them took that pig and cooked it.
ba2ˈbɑadv|ENperfective aspect that the speaker is certain of|TPpinisCROSS REFERENCElo1PERF.UC
ba3ˈbɑcomp|ENa complementizer or quotative, used to turn a clause into the object of a sentence or to introduce a speech clause|TPolsemBaing bauna ma ba xap baxup.Then his mother came to get bananas.Bungina tang dahaxa mala, tibuna bala garanoa ba, “Umuga mala.”While the two of them were walking along, the father said to his son, ‘You lead.’
baba1ˈbɑ.bɑna|ENthigh|TPmit bilong lekBaing tegu, buxua yunga komadi, saing mau ma gaxu Kitone taxa babania xaung rimania.But no, the pig left the dogs, and came and bit Kitone directly on his thigh and arm.WHOLEkia 1legPHRASEbaba namuhip
baba2ˈbɑ.bɑv|ENto be a partner to, to enjoin|TPporomanim
baba namunp|ENhip|TPas bilong lekWHOLEkia 1legthigh base
babang hoxonginanp|ENpelvic bone
babu1ˈbɑ.buna1|ENpicture, drawing or photograph|TPpiksaBaing am gagoxoya muli ba am gabagu babu.Then we went back to watch a movie.2|ENreflection, either in water or in a mirror|TPpiksa3|ENshadow of a person or other object|TPtewelCOMPOUNDbanggumengbabunawild onionmoxababunarainbowIDIOMrimang babuna wa manasomething someone else has made, someone’s workmanshipKEYTERM PHRASEharuanga babunaparablelipu babu hananianganaman idolater, someone who offers sacrifices to imagesPHRASEharua babuto illustrate, to say figuratively
babu2ˈbɑ.buna|ENidol|TPgiaman god
baduˈbɑ.duna|ENlip|TPmausHixi gaxu lipua ba badunia.It (pig) jumped up and bit that man on the lip.WHOLEsangga1bodyIDIOMtabia badundino, to give a negative reply by sticking the lower lip out
bagaˈbɑ.ɡɑv|ENto break in a snapping motion as in snapping a leaf off a branch|TPbrukim
bagakbagakˌbɑ.ɡɑk.ˈbɑ.ɡɑkna|ENbamboo species|TPmambuGENERICbowabamboo
baguˈbɑ.ɡuv|ENto see or look|TPlukim|UMmalamalaNgahaing mala eta bimbia bu ngabagu wakwak numang tela.I went up on the mountain to see a wild fowl’s nest.IDIOMbagu yapthe bride price has been paid with the implication that food is about to arrive
bagu haringinaclause|ENto stare, to gaze|TPlukluk strong
bagu mangmangvp|ENto squint
bagu saxiclause|ENto see through something that is transparent|TPlukluk i go hapsait
bagu titivp|ENto not see clearly, to look around warily|TPi no lukluk gut, pret na lukluk raun
bagu xabiavp|ENto understand, to look and know|TPluksave
bagu yapclause|ENthe bride price has been paid with the implication that food is about to arrive|TPbraidprais redi nauhe sees fire
bagubaˈbɑ.ɡu.bɑdem|ENthat, a mid-distant deictic|TPem|UMxalaloBungina baguba, baing ngabagu manga, waga, xaung axamang xangxana.At that time, I saw a plane, ship and various other things.
bagula1'bɑ.ɡu.lɑadv|ENirrealis aspect marker|TPbaiBagula tabo taungu bing taxap axaiba, ungunga, ubi baing taunguba.If we want to chew betelnut then we get pepper, betelnut, and lime and we chew betelnut.IDIOMkomadi bagula digaxuangan extreme food shortage
bagula2ˈbɑ.ɡu.lɑna|ENsweet banana species|TPbananaGENERICbaxupbanana
baguliˈbɑ.ɡu.lidem|ENthis, a near deictic|TPdispela|UMxakiKira li bagula buragina tayunga longga baguli, saing tala Goms.All of us here will leave this place tomorrow, and we’ll go to Goms.
bagulingaˌbɑ.ɡu.ˈli.ŋɑv|ENto be jealous|TPmangal
bagung haringina bila komaclause|ENsomeone who really wants to eat what you’re eating|TPlaikim kaikai olsem yu kaikaihe stares at you like a dog