Urat - English


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laqwwhereweNa el la?Where are you going?Yu go we?cf.ta'e lawhathow
la ŋaiqwwhereweNin nase la ŋai nat?Where are you going?Yu go we?
lahsp. var.lah malaihtalah malaihnchildpikininilahmiye'boypikinini mancf.lahmiye'boy ; malelahtuweigirl ; femaletalahchild ; children of brother of male or children of sister of femaleNeeds a word attached to it.child, boy, small child, girl
lah malaihsp. var. oflah
lahendeprosomeone ; whichwanpela (ol i no sawe husat)Tinge yihyele lahende ŋaiye ŋanange wusyep pupwa.They were angry with someone who talked bad talk.Ol i kros long man i mekim tok nogut.cf.lahmendewho
lahmakereplahmakərepnchildrenAfter stopped breast feeding and being carried in a cloth, but before school age.pikininiEm i no dring susu bilong mama moa, na mama i no karim em long mal, tasol em i no go long skul yet.Lenge lahmakerep tangarh pinip.Children are bathing.Ol pikinini i waswas.cf.mekerepchild ; young one
lahmalaihnchildprimary school agepikininiol i go long skul aninit long 12 yiaSomohonme ŋaiye kin lahmalaih pe, ki taꞌe luku sai.He has been like this since childhood.Pastaim long taim em i pikinini, em i stap olsem.
lahmborengenleader ; adult ; older than speaker ; Lordhetman ; bikman ; bikpela long ol ; Bikpela (God/Jisas)Lahmborenge ŋana lenge wusyep.Their leader was talking to them.Bikman i tokim long ol.
lahmendeqwwhohusatLahmende ende yokoh nin?Who built your house?Husat i wokim haus bilong yu?cf.lahendesomeone ; which
lahmende ŋaiyeprothe one who ; which onedispela man/meriLahmende ŋaiye ka ŋoihmbwaip nihme toꞌ kin pe, kin ka gin wusyep kot.The one who is angry with his brother (lit. younger sibling), will stand in court (=be accused).Husat i belhat long liklik bilong em, bai sanap long kot.
lahmiye'nboy ; malemanki ; manMaria ti wara'e lahmiye'.Maria gave birth to a boy.Maria i karim pikinini man.cf.lahchildlahtuweigirl ; femaletalahchild ; children of brother of male or children of sister of female
lahtuweingirl ; femalepikinini meriLahtuwei wungwisme mam ti.The girl helps her mother.Pikinini meri i helpim mama bilong en.cf.lahchildlahmiye'boy ; maletalahchild ; children of brother of male or children of sister of female
lahyambenmanAdult, but not with grandchildren.manbikpela pinis tasol i no gat tumbuna pikininiLahyambe tinge si yal syipsyap yekepe yuwor.The men went to the bush to look for meat.Ol man i go long bus bilong painim abus.
lakaiqwmarking a questiono ; aNi sande na el hlaihlai lakai na orp?Do you want to walk around or do you want to sit?Yu laik go raun o yu laik stap?Ni sande kin lakai?Do you listen to him?Yu harim em a?cf.kaimarking a questionAt the end of sentence.
lalproallolgetaTinge lal yat pe, luh uku paparar.They all came and that place was full.Olgeta i kam, na dispela ples i pulap.cf.lalmeall
lalalv uninfl.flow strong (eg. a river)wara i ron hariapPinip lalal.Water runs fast.Wara i ron hariap.
lalmeproallolgetaMiye' tuweinge lalme jahilyeh yahra'e nang tikin Lahmborenge.All the men and women gathered together to praise the Lord.Ol manmeri i bung wantaim bilong apim nem bilong Bikpela.cf.lalall
lahwimbenbabyBreast feeding, carried in a sling cloth.bebiDring susu bilong mama na mama i karim em long mal.Elisabet ti wenge'e lahmwimbe sai.Elisabet is carrying the baby in a sling.Elizebet i karim bebi long malo.cf.wimbebaby ; newborn
lemnfence ; wall ; fenced area belonging to someonebanis pangal wantaim tiktikBumum ŋere lem tatme wah.Bumum built a fence around the garden.Bumum i wokim banis raunim gaden bilong en.
lemamenarea belonging to someone fenced by a big fencebikpela banisTinge yere lemame embere tatme yukoh tinge.They built a big fence around their house.Ol i wokim bikpela banis raunim haus bilong ol.
lengeproplural (many) ; theyolLenge miye' yal syipsyap.The men went to the jungle.Ol man i go long bus.
le'eprothis ; heredispela ; long hiaEni, ote amba'e ŋemwa' le'e ono'e.Eni, come get this green coconut and drink it.Eni, kam kisim dispela kulau wara na drink.
likiprothisdispelaLahmende nenge tem liki nate yale?Who brought this string bag and gave it to you?Husat i karim dispela bilum i kam na givim yu?
liki liprothis (one) ; that (one)dispela tasolTinge topo'e yende yaŋah ilyeh ta'e liki li.They also made the same way like that.Ol tu i mekim dispela wanpela rot tasol.
lilal -ungulmevpaccuse another involved party claiming oneself innocentrausim hevi bilong em yet i go long narapelaPol lilal nungulme wusyep.Pol accused another involved party claiming himself innocent.Pol i rausim hevi bilong em yet i go long narapela.