Vernacular - English


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av-1doNa totova kaika aili.I am in my hammock.Na pelet ai.I am hungry.
aenefar
aeputseason
aivn-Longtongueaivi kaikaon the tongueaivi keleinato put out one's tongueaivi namala enato swallow the tongue; to swallow
aiaiso and so; What's his nameaiaiteveThe thing of which we were talking about.Nu ulo aiaiteve natege?Did you eat the food (the one we were talking about)?
aienarecognize
ailavn-Longtail, late; in the end
ailatuaafter
ailavalater
aimatherefore; still;au aimabut still
ainamiv-1yawn
ainefar offAine namu oloa.It is far away.
ainichaseainiol lachase
aioadvallaio na inigive me allaio laicome all of youaiolovafor ever (aio + lova = whole + time)
aiolovaforever
aitv-1make fireaiti mito make fire (primitive fashion:rubbing two pieces of wood together)
akn-MascUncle (on the mother's side)neve in ae alumy mother's junior : my uncle
akiln-Masclivingakil lato cure, to heal, to be curedvoe akin lato rise from the dead, to come to life again
akileat1lifecfakilei2n-derivATfresh
akileatialife
akileiunripe (only used with bananas)nu akileteve?are you alive?pelai akileunripe bananami akil enato give life again (to heal)akilemathe livingakileatithe lifeakil ualive; awakecfakileat 1
akouncle
akopn-Femniece
akovword
akoakon-Mascwhite man