Browse Kope – English


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i'a trans: omia; one: o'a. v lie or be in a place (several things); remain Peida turiaha rarai aiha pi'a. All our luggage was lying in the canoe. Ara dui hipurai goroida i'aka, meahaka. This food is lying under a teatowel, and is safe. Ara muramurai imi'a muramura motoi-da. These medicines are available at the Health Centre. (sem. domains: 8.5.3 - Be at a place.)
i'amo n fire stand (sem. domains: 5.5.7 - Fireplace.)
i'ati v write Ka a'o mereohioi-ro piri'ati ara odi. And that boy is writing this story. Odi i'ati merei pairai Morgar The name of the writer of the story is Morgan. (sem. domains: 3.5.1 - Say.)
i'atidio v usually do, be doing A'o emerai-ha i'atidioumo iri ru mamui odu'ai-ka. A'o rairi maremeheai-ri, arami'oi ra'u i'atidioumo aiha ma iohidioi. For that reason ... we must hold on to what our grandparents did before. (sem. domains: 9.1.2 - Do.)
i'auti v fetch Ra'iboi-ra himioi-da dui itai obo i'auti. Why don't we cook or fetch water during the day? (sem. domains: 7.3 - Move something.)
i'i v grow Ka mo ai piromotoi do ri'i. They took care of me and I grew. Ru hurai, hurai uhoi ka, oboi idioi ka, ru ru'ai aibo i'i ka tutu hia. Its fruit are edible, and its water drinkable; it is like a tree that grows very tall. Oroboi ri idomai paipai ka, tamui retoa-retoa ka, ri tataoi ihoida i'idiokaumo. The grasshopper has big eyes, four wings, and they grow by eating green leaves and grass. (sem. domains: 1.5.7 - Growth of plants, 2.6.4.6 - Grow, get bigger.)
i'i n staff for catching crabs
i'opo v gathered
ia'a one: ea'a. v see (them) Rimoro ri'o piria'aumo. We saw you people. (sem. domains: 2.3.1 - See.)
ia'e v feed, raise (e.g. animals) mamoi ia'e ubi shepherds
ia'oai v lay across Ka momoi ruato ia'oai ka. She lays the branch bases across the top of it. (sem. domains: 6.1 - Work.)
iadia var. of imadia
iaha adv truly Ami'ai go'otoi imoroho diodioumo bia, iahaka bu'i orohoi. Some do not take them around in the village, but certainly in the bush Mo abea-ra mamu-rai iaha gema ge'i pa'aido. My father and mother were truly very happy. (sem. domains: 9.4.4.1 - Certainly, definitely.)
iaha'outi (var. iaho'outi) v count
iahi'i one: ahi'i. v take many out (of bag) Ru ro du amuo retoa hitoi da iahi'i ka. He took out two sticks of dry sago from his basket. (sem. domains: 7.5.9 - Put.)
iahio one: ahio; freq: iahiuti. v cut a number of things once each Ata himioi mo mamui rautu, moiti bu'ito pirodaido ti'o paha iahioi. One day my mother and I went into the bush to cut pandanus leaves. Hioida moro du paha kaka'oi iahioi-ka, bomoi muhoi ematomuti-ka. Then I set to cutting some dry sago leaves, and put them together and lit them, in order to singe the hairs off the pig. (sem. domains: 6.1 - Work.)
iahiuti one: ahiuti; once: iahio. v cut a number of things more than once Ipi'ipi iahiuti ka, retoa ga'u mia retoa retoa. Then we cut it into short pieces, about three or four. (sem. domains: 6.7 - Tool.)
iamagauri v jump
iamagauriai v jump in fear A'o merekehi rio ka, omoi tuiai eito ma-iamagauriai, irai mia hiba gemai aiporobu omoi guruoi da. The boy wanted to jump into the deep river, but there was a large crocodile lying on the bank of the river. Hi'oi da ru iamagauriai ka didimoi eito. Suddenly he jumped back in fright. (sem. domains: 3.4.2.4 - Afraid, 7.2.1 - Manner of movement.)
iamai one: amai. v dry many things Ti'o pahai ito didimoi-da, ruro himioi-da iamotoai ka himioi-ro ma iamai-ri. After boiling the pandanus leaves, she took them out and spread them out in the sun to dry. Ru iamai, ga'ubu'o o, reto'a himio aibo ka, himioi erarai haro a'oi'ai. It takes about one or two days to dry, depending on the heat of the sun. (sem. domains: 1.3.3.1 - Dry.)
iamo'obo (var. tui iamo'obo) one: amo'obo. v clap; pound tapa cloth
iamoho'o one: amoho'o. v shake multiple items (in a container) Mo tamai aiha piriamoho'o idebi aiha piroto. My body shook and tears fell. (sem. domains: 7.3.1.3 - Shake.)
iamoto one: amoto'a. v spread out (many) (to dry) Ida omohai-da, ma-aupoi, ma irudei, himioi ahura ma iamoto'ai himioi-da, miamai-ka. Then bring the leaves in, wrench and rip them off, and spread them out to dry in the sun. (sem. domains: 7.5.9 - Put.)
iamuhio one: amuhio. v kick many