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la1become; with the verb: "A" (la + a=laa=l'a=la), la means: to need, to wish, to like, to love, to have a mind tonanene kimuv koli laiwe are sadlali lato knowpelu lato become weakne kimuv ipo laiI'm thirstyneve kimuv kulupu laiI want pandanus fruitome lapue (la apue)he loved him
la2v-2go, start, leavemaitua lago to the villagena laeala maiti kavaI'll go to see the villagena utale, laeI talked, go!la voe lato go oftenomene kimuv ulo lahis heart left (he became excited)la kinaadd, be adjoining
laa1:DA
laalawork slowly
laalavarear of the house
laatn-Roundkind of clay, mourning claylaat kudaub oneself with clay for mourning
laeminaigo back
laetocfeto
laimapn-Femporcupine, cuscus
lainiline
laionlion
laipn-Femcress, water cress
laitirice
lakaniyear
lakoloalmost, nearly
lalagolale lato be dried, to get drycfkare
lalat1kind of fern (used for making bracelet)2snake skin (the old dry one left at moulting time)3cotton, down of fruit, wastesmaukele ome lalatethe wastes of the pumkin
lalav11children playing2game for children
lalav2rustlelalav tarustleea valupu lalav taiThe leaves of the tree are rustling.
lalevn-Longcobwebcfalaunet
lali1plane
lali21v-2cooked, cooked food, ripe2cfali
laliatn-Rounddaylalia utuasome daylalia leileituathe day after tomorrow
lalitn-Roundwork, occupation, employmentlalit ato worknu pie ami lalit ayou are a big boy, worklalitue kaloboss of the work
lalituhard working, good worker