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ika n vulva syn: opu. (sem. domains: 2.1 - Body.)
ika'uo v throw A'o didimoi-da, bobo'oi goroi-da, no'oa opi ika'uoi-ka. After that throw stones in the bottom of the pit. syn: ihe'uo. (sem. domains: 7.5.9 - Put.)
ikakopu (var. akakopu) n mangrove fruit (sem. domains: 1.5.1 - Tree.)
ikoko n nail
ima'ai one: ema'ai. v give to many Ohiobai'oi imima'ai ru ... She gave it to the boys ... (sem. domains: 7.4.1 - Give, hand to.)
ima'ui [Ima'Ui] v quietly wait for a spirit to reveal an answer to a question Ima'ui emidioi ka. I sit waiting for revelation.
imada'ui v walk on, continue (sem. domains: 7.2.2.1 - Move forward.)
imadia (var. iadia) v burn (some rubbish)
imado one: emado. v nail many things on (e.g. rafters onto a house)
imadomo one: amuai. v spear plenty of things
imaea n sorcerer (sem. domains: 4.9.4.1 - Sorcery.)
imahe'a many: imahe'amo. v split one
imahe'ai v wash out Hioida oropoi'oi-ka, hioida moro bomoi rioi imahe'ai ka. As soon as that was finished, I immediately washed the pig bowels out with water. (sem. domains: 1.3 - Water.)
imahe'amo one: imahe'a. v
imahemo one: oahemai. v dip them, push them into the water
imaheuti v split into many pieces Kerekere imaheuti ka. They were split into many pieces. A'o didimoi-da ruro e'akerei eidai-ka, ti'oi imaheuti omahoroi-ka. After that she took her knife and began to split them into pieces Hioida rimoiti-ro taberai imaheuti-ka We both split the black palm up. (sem. domains: 6.1 - Work.)
imahi'iti once: emahi'iiai. v pull many times (sem. domains: 7.3.2.8 - Pull.)
imai'ia v kill (one thing) Ruro podau, bomoi imai'ia kaida, po'u bomo rituoi rautu. He went off, killed a pig, and then came back with the dead pig. (sem. domains: 6.4.1 - Hunt.)
imaimuti v bring (people) back A'o hege umai rautu pimaimutimo. They brought those with skin pox. (sem. domains: 7.2.4 - Travel.)
imamia v tie Kaida erehe'eai ka, ramu'ui rahiai imamia, ka ototoi imomahoro. Next he turns to tying the sago scraper into its socket with sago-leaf string, and starts to scrape. (sem. domains: 6.1 - Work.)
imamu v support with a stick or paddle (sem. domains: 6.1 - Work.)
imamuai from: amuai. v stick a supporting stick into the ground, stick a paddle in the ground to steady a canoe Momoi-epui kuku imamuai. Put sticks into the ground to support a sago trough. (sem. domains: 6.1 - Work.)
imati v sunset Adimoi rimo go'otoi da pirimati, bomoi uhoi da. In the village that evening the sun was setting as we ate that pig. (sem. domains: 8.4 - Time.)
imatomudio-moto n teaching house, school (sem. domains: 3.6.2 - School.)
ime n crab (sem. domains: 1.3.1.3 - River.)