Vernacular - English


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dairuai (var. daururai) n honeybee (sem. domains: 1.6.1.7 - Insect.)
damurei n tree species (sem. domains: 1.5.1 - Tree.)
debe n eel (sem. domains: 1.6.1.5 - Fish.)
dede-ubau n tree species (sem. domains: 1.5.1 - Tree.)
deresi n dress (sem. domains: 5.3 - Clothing.)
diadia n 1middle finger (sem. domains: 2.1 - Body.) 2ring finger
diamo n sound Oio ubi ro ami'a madei diamoi Pidiri rautu idabui. Young people mix the words with Pidgin. (sem. domains: 3.5.1 - Say.)
didia-didia adv ache Mo gimiri temeteme didia-didia ka. My back is aching and paining. (sem. domains: 2.5.1 - Sick.)
didimo n after A'o didimoi mo mari rautu obodi ka. At that moment I appeared with a great big smile. Ka a'o didimoi da, resi oaheai ka mabu goroi odudio oboi gema ka. After that you must make drains to take the rainwater away. Hi'oi da ru iamagauriai ka didimoi eito. Suddenly he jumped back in fright. Iro daido ru epu, mo didimo, umui epui podaumo. After that he went ahead, while I was behind, the dogs in the lead. (sem. domains: 8.4 - Time.)
didimoida post behind
didimoito-himioi n the future (sem. domains: 8.4 - Time.)
didio n boggy ground (sem. domains: 1.2.1 - Land.)
diodio v usually Ami'ai go'otoi imoroho diodioumo bia, iahaka bu'i orohoi. Some do not take them around in the village, but only in the bush. A'o ooboi iemidio diodio go'oto muioi da, duoi ha odai ka pa'eai araimai ka. As for the woman left by herself in the village, at night she would go to the garden and return. Mamui rautu umo bia merei ra'u oma'ati. Merei du beha pemito diodio ruro. His mother had no idea what her son was working on. She would just cook food for him. Paipai hehei ri'ebuti diodio kaumo, aibi io'uti ri. Sometimes we look for the hardwood tree called kwila to make paddles. syn: madio. (sem. domains: 8.4 - Time.)
diomo n tree species (sem. domains: 1.5.1 - Tree.)
do'oi var. of do'ou
do'ou (var. do'oi) n now Do'oi moro himia ira'ai rai irahomoi da, mari hi'aka. When I think about it now, it's funny. (sem. domains: 8.4 - Time.)
doa n jaw, mouth (sem. domains: 2.1 - Body.)
dodo post without Ro moido ga'u aibo ka, moido pauo ka, ro rautu, mia ro dodo e'idioi. To me you are something I cannot live with or live without. (sem. domains: 7.4.6 - Not have.)
dodo n (tree) buttress Umui iro bomoi iobodidiou-moida, ru'ai dodoi-da pohiaimo. The dogs chased the pig until they closed in on it between the buttresses of a tree. (sem. domains: 1.5.1 - Tree.)
dodo i'i v forget
dodoro [DOdoro] n river bank
dohobo adj like, somewhat, rather, resembling Irai gaboi kehibuo dohoboka, merei mia ipi tuia hiaida poti. But the road was rather small, and his son was standing right in the middle of the road. Ro ahoroi seroi dohobo omotui'ai. All you have to do is weave it like sero. (sem. domains: 9.3.1.2 - To a small degree.)
dohoito adv later Dohoito aipirehebiamo Isiti Kikori Karisoroi. Later I transferred to the East Kikori Council. Mabu mo rio ka dohoito mo abeai aibo emidioi. Because I want to be like my father for the next generation. (sem. domains: 8.4 - Time.)