bahbah1intransitive verbSurapákpák onEnglishprotecting; shielding; hidingThis includes the idea of putting up a mat to protect a fire from wind.Kubau er a bahbah iau alari rakrakai kán nas má iak tur i lain pákpák.That tree protected me from the heat of the sun and I stood in nice shade.abahbahbahbahtaabahbah kalar/abahbah kári; bahbah kalar/bahbah kári; bahbah palai2alienable nounEnglishceiling184.108.40.206Househouse
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bangEnglishmen's houseTok Pisinhaus boiEach clan or lineage usually has their own bang in their home village. The men's house is often surrounded by a lár (low wall) made from broken coral. Unmarried males sleep in the men's house from late childhood or adolescence onwards until they marry or build a sleeping house of their own. Feasts are usually centered around a clan's bang.
bás káriSurtur kári; bat káriEnglishwall off; dam; coverpound blockOne way this can be described is nailing one thing on another to cover it or provide protection, as in preventing someone from coming in a window, or to use rocks to dam the flow of a river.Tungu i Kubák tan kálámul di ru hat má dik bás kári salsal kán dan. Di bat kári ngorer suri ák más i dan.Previously on Monday the people collected stones and they dammed the flow of the river. They walled it off like that so the river would become shallow.básái; kalar/kári220.127.116.11Househouse
bebehSurbat a aririu kári táit mai dákEnglishtemporary enclosureThis describes the kind of large temporary enclosure made of coconut leaves and built to show a film, keeping out people who won't pay to get in. This term may also be used of the small shelter built to house a girl initiate during her confinement period.mo18.104.22.168Househouse
betenSurkesi kunlán balsán bat i rumEnglishside of a house; wallThis term refers to the wall on the side of a house.Tan kálámul di tu bat pasi kesi balsán sár á bang kabin a sáhár má i got ur on á kesi beten.The men walled up only one side of the men's house because the bamboo was needy/insufficient for one (the other) side.22.214.171.124Househouse
diklo-idikol1Englishsituate or support to prevent rolling or fallingÁi Dion a tárái kuir kubau uri dikloi kán rum a suau na káp musuh.John chopped a piece of wood to support his house that was leaning so it would not collapse.Kauh, una tár pas tekesi got unák dikloi suh erei a suau.Son, chop off a bamboo and support that table there that's leaning.tutribiknái; dukul/duklidikdikoldikolalau126.96.36.199Househouse
dukul / dukliSurtángni nák rakrakaiEnglishsupport; strengthenKápte di obop te kubau uri turán tan toros, pasi ák suau á rum erei. Má ngo da han dukli mam te kubau á tungu nák rakrakai, ki káp na han te suau.They did not put any wood to go with the posts, resulting in that house is leaning. But if they had supported/strengthened it with some wood/stakes previously so it was strong, then it would not be leaning.biknitutribiknái; dikloiso dukul/so dukli; soso dukul/soso dukli188.8.131.52Househouse
goson1Suraru balsán bat diar sosopasEnglishcornerThis is used for the space formed by a corner of something, like the space inside the corner of a house or flatbed of a truck. It is also used to refer to the corner itself. This term is also used for a part or area on the edge or outskirts of a larger area, i.e. the suburb of a village, or even of just some area within a larger area.Tan táit no erei gama oboi uramudi argopson imudi. Ngo na kis iatung i pokon di lu láklák ái, ki tan kalilik da suka sarai, pasi gamák oboi uramudi goson.All those things you all should put over there in that corner there. If they sit/remain there in the place where they/people are walking, then the guys will step on and scatter them, so you should put them over there in the corner.argopsongu2SurarlihEnglishspaceBos kuir no ákte káng, má kápte kesi arlih mul a kis. Má ngo gam nem, ki á gam sang gama mák tekesi goson suri gamák bop on.All the places are already full, and there is not one space sitting/remaining. And/but if you all want, then you yourselves see any (available) corner/area for you to sleep on (then sleep there).184.108.40.206House8.5Locationhouse; location
guánSurtiladi karpala i rumEnglishoutsideKauh, tilidi namur i rum er, kápte be iau bati. Iau nem ngo una tangan iau suri gitarák bat arahi guán rum er suri nák lu rah pala i bati á rum erei.Son, from back there behind that house, they did not yet wall it up. I want you to help me so you and I can wall finishing the outside of that house so that the walling of that house will be finished-removed (over and done with).gu220.127.116.11Househouse
kahkahkakah21alienable nounEnglishporch; overhang on the side of a buildingTok PisinparadaThis can be on the ground or raised.2intransitive verbEnglishunderneath an overhangThis includes the idea of being underneath the roof of a porch or verandah, or under a tree to shelter from the rain.18.104.22.168Househouse
kalkuirSurtan kukuir onEnglishbits and pieces; partsThis term seems to be used when referring to the parts of the body or parts of a house when the entire body or house is being talked about. Kuir is used when only referring to one of the parts, or when only one of the parts is in focus.I kápán páplun kálámul a toltolom on sang á tan kukuir er a sosopas uri kápán páplun. Má tan kalkuir kápán páplun er a lite arsagil mul á kándi talar keskeskes.In a person's body there are various parts that join into (making) the body. And those parts of the body each of their jobs are different-separating (very different) also.kuir22.214.171.124House2.1Bodybody part human; house
kangkangSura tu muni bátEnglishup above; off the groundThis word implies the ideas of being up on posts (as a sleeping house), off the ground, not touching the support underneath, or the second story of a building.Kip erei a tu imuni bát má kápte a kis i iátin toros. Una bali básái kuir erei a kangkang suri náng kis i iátin toros.That horizontal beam is up in the sky/air and it is not sitting on top of the upright post. You should again pound/nail that piece that is up above so it will sit/be on top of the post.Toros er di soso mai ngo uri pal, a ekesi sosih no uradi bim. Tan toros erei di soso mai mák lala dorum, kápate mákmák kuluk kabin a tu idi bim. Ngo na han káling kangkang urami bát, ki na han mákmák kuluk.That post they stuck (in the ground) for the cook house, it went way down into the ground. Those posts they stick in and they penetrate deeply, it does not look good because they're just way down in the ground. If it would be higher up toward the sky, then it would look good.kis kangkis kangkangrum kangkang126.96.36.199Househouse
karusrusánSurkápte bat má kápte nihunEnglishoutline onlyThis refers to a house frame with no walls or roof or floor. It can also be used of a vehicle that has been stripped of all its useful parts. This is somewhat equivalent to the English term 'bare bones'.Kán rum ái koko ákte atur toros on má ákte laukai. Mái sár kápte be te bat má nihun, a tu lu tur be i karusrusán.Uncle's house, he has already stood up the posts of it and he has already put on the rafters. However there is not yet any walls and hair/grass roofing, it is still merely standing in outline only.188.8.131.52Househouse