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e'a (var. ea'aa) v see Ka mo oodoi obo oru'oi, ida pire'a, mo himia umuiro. I was going down to the riverside to wash, when my dog saw me. Ogori ro ime'ai ka, moro a'oi ka, ita o'u ka. Ogoni met us, and I told him that he must come to our house. Mo mamui-ro tauo pirea'aa, mo ira'ai rai. My mother had already seen what I had done. (sem. domains: 2.3.1 - See.)
e'akaia n knife syn: e'akere, kai'a. (sem. domains: 6.7 - Tool.)
e'akere n knife Abeai e'akerei emehui ka, ga'ai o'oi omahoroi ka. The father sharpened the knife and began to carve out the bow. syn: e'akaia, kai'a. (sem. domains: 6.7 - Tool.)
e'ebo v chop Duoduoi moro piridiai dui e'eboi ka, irahiai ka. In the morning I went up, and chopped the sago palm down. Omohoroiri gema hehei dubuiro eme'ai da e'eboi ka. First of all we find the kwila and chop it down. (sem. domains: 6.1 - Work, 7.9.1 - Damage.)
e'ero-du n variety of sago (sem. domains: 1.5.2.1 - Sago.)
e'etama n purlin (sem. domains: 6.5.1.1 - House.)
e'uai v catch (fish with line) Odai ka, tahoi ioboi ka, kimai a'ai da, rai e'uai ka. They would go looking for prawns, and throwing lines they would catch fish. (sem. domains: 1.6.1.5 - Fish.)
ea'a [Ea'AA] many: ia'a. v see, look at, face Hohoi hepu pea'a. He faced the ground.
ea'aa var. of e'a
eamoi a'o v call out Imei eamoi a'oi ka, "Ere gero'o o!" The crab called out "Hey rat, help me!" (sem. domains: 3.5.1 - Say.)
ebiha n sorcerer syn: bedea mere.
ebihae n possessed by a (bad) spirit
eburu n tree species (sem. domains: 1.5.1 - Tree.)
ede'a many: ide'a. v put (something or someone) in position and leave them Ruro ro'oakopi re'ei da pede'a. She put a stone at the door. Aiba pomoruo hepui da imede'a ka. Then we put it down on the ground. Moro ai-piroapudio, imodau, burio 2002 moro Karisoroi ai-piredea. I held the position until 2002 when I resigned. Mo tui hapuo mia retoa ka burioi-da mo abeai-ro sikuri-da pirede'a Karati ato. When I was seven years old, my father dropped me off at school at Karaulti. (sem. domains: 7.5.9 - Put.)
ederi v pull Hioida iridiri biai pirimederi. Then I started pulling the starter rope, but it didn't start.
eehee (sp. var. ehe) n passage Ehei ahiai ka, Imi Veraibari hapuo tamai ohu'o didi'oi ka. I came through the passage, and came out at the Imi River end of the passage. (sem. domains: 1.3.1.3 - River.)
egai-urio n death spirit, spirit of a dead person, ghost (sem. domains: 1.4.2 - Spirits of things.)
ege-du n variety of sago (sem. domains: 1.5.2.1 - Sago.)
ehe sp. var. of eehee
ehe'a v throw it (sem. domains: 7.3.1.1 - Throw.)
ehebia v break Momo'oi-ro uiai ematuhi'ai ka, uiai irahiai da ru tamu oti erehebiai ka. The bird tricked the cassowary, and it fell down to the ground and broke both its wings. A'o himioi mo abeai tapo'u iha taitai da sero kokoi ihebiai da pireme'a. My father had already come very close to me when he broke some offcuts of sero and I noticed him.
ehebia v transfer Burioi turiaha teri mo Kikori Karisoroi peresederi ika. Dohoito ai pirehebiamo Isiti Kikori Karisoroi. I was president of the Kikori Council for 10 years. Afterwards I transferred to the East Kikori Council. (sem. domains: 7.2.4 - Travel.)
eheu'a v throw Mo aramui iomohau abeai, Romi, bomoi ro pai'ia, ka ru ebihai-ro ru'ai ohui hato peheu'a. The father who begot my grandfather, Nomi, was attacked by a pig, and a guardian spirit threw the man up onto a tree. (sem. domains: 7.3.1.1 - Throw.)
eheuato [LH--L] many: iheuato. v throw one thing (sem. domains: 7.3.1.1 - Throw.)
eibua v get up, stand up, rise up, emerge, come up (out of the water) Mo ireibuai da pirahotiai ka. I stood up and ran towards the village. Abui omahoroi ka iro'u tuiai ga'e hi'ai da, auo gemai aiha peibua. When I came to the middle of the river, a very big snake appeared. Mo oumidioi-ka mo oboi goroi-ha pirodau, ai pa'udai go'ota hipi goroi-daha pireibua. So I dived and swam underwater and came up under the roots of an up-rooted coconut tree. (sem. domains: 7.2 - Move.)