yabanaˈjɑ.bɑni|ENnative or proper place, where someone is from, or where something is supposed to be|TPples, asplesBagula ngala ngatongtongia song yabana bu ngata song nangnang mari, binabu ngaxang asaxua.I will build a fishpond so I can put domesticated fish into it, so I can eat meat.PHRASEtutunga yabanasurgical hospital, surgical theater, operating room, a place where surgery is performedyainga yabanablind or hiding place for hunting
yabimjɑ.ˈbimna|ENbanana species imported from the Yabem language group|TPbananaGENERICbaxupbanana
yaha1ˈjɑ.hɑv|ENto be happy|TPamamasKeston yaha sibuna mana suam hataxunadi ba, sok mala xapdi saing gamgamdi mari tangania.Keston was really happy about those cassowary eggs, he went out and got them and packed them into his bilum.
yaha2ˈjɑ.hɑv|ENto heat something up|TPhotimBaing ngama ngatau lang yahana saing ngayaha kigua saing ngawauba.Then I came and heated water and heated my foot and I lived.SYNONYMSlala1heat
yahanajɑ.ˈhɑ.nɑni|ENthe state of being hot|TPhatBaing ngama ngatau lang yahana saing ngayaha kigua saing ngawauba.Then I came and heated hot water and heated my foot and I lived.
yahayahaˌjɑ.hɑ.ˈjɑ.hɑna|ENsmall brown caterpillar species|TPsnekGENERICmoxasnake
yahiˈjɑ.hiv|ENto trample grass down to get it out of the way|TPpusim i go daunIla saing yahi raxangga ba, saing bo ba hang.He went and trampled down that elephant grass, and want to shoot it.
yai1ˈjɑiv|ENto tighten or stretch back a bowstring|TPtaitim
yai2ˈjɑiv|ENto lie in wait, to lie in ambush|TPwas, sambaiLipu tela yai umanga.A man was lying in wait at the garden.PHRASEyainga yabanablind or hiding place for hunting
yainga yabananp|ENblind or hiding place for hunting|TPples sambai
yakixajɑ.ˈki.ɣɑv|ENto pout to the point of refusing to participate|TPstraik