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irude v pluck, tear out or off Ida omohai-da, ma aupoi, ma irudei, himioi ahura ma iamoto'ai himioi-da, miamai-ka. Then you wrench and tear off the leaflets out of the shoot, and put them out to dry in the sun. (sem. domains: 7.5.2.4 - Remove, take apart.)
irudemea v pray Ka moro pei rioi da aiha pirirudemea. I prayed inside the canoe. (sem. domains: 3.5.1 - Say.)
irumuai v fly Mo irumuai ra'ai ro ho'ui, ida aho'oi ra'ai pupuoito. I will fly above you, and call out loudly. Mo tamu rautu ro'o'ato, aiha rirumuai ohu hi'ai eito. If I had wings I could fly up high (sem. domains: 1.6.1.2 - Bird.)
iruro v 1burn and damage or destroy Dohoito erai da ma rimadiairi, ka horohoroi iruroi a'ai. After that we set fire to the rubbish and burn it up. EIDI bu'i erai aibo ka, ga'ubuo masisi hurai-da aradiai-ka, turiaha bu'i iruroi a'ai. AIDS is like a bush fire, lit by just one match, that burns up the whole forest. Ara merei obo erarai ro emado'a ka mia erai ro imiruro. The pot of hot water tipped onto the man and burned him. (sem. domains: 7.9.1 - Damage, 5.5 - Fire.) 2roast, cook on a fire
iruti [HLL] one: utia. v take out many from a bag and deliver
ita adv must 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. Rei ita ihodio. You will have to eat dung. Umui-ro pitoi ema'oi-ka, "Ru'ai ho'u behai-ha ita ora'oiadio-ka." Then the dog cursed the cuscus: "You will have only the tops of trees to hunt in." (sem. domains: 9.4.4.1 - Certainly, definitely.)
itai v cook Mo abeairo dui itai ioropoi'oi, mo dui ema'ai ka. My father cooked some food, and gave some for me to eat. Ruro patu-ga'u dubai ahiai ka, itai. She cut down a bunch of patu-ga'u bananas to cook them. Momo'oi muhoi a'ubuti ka iohuti itai ka. He plucked the feathers, cleaned it and cooked it. (sem. domains: 5.2 - Food.)
itaumai v put (them) aside Ami'ai motoi udui hato itaumai-ka. In some houses only bilums are put aside in corners of houses. (sem. domains: 7.5.9 - Put.)
itiodoai v send (them) Iraua ato Mapaio. Irai ai piritiodoai mo Maiperairu. From Inau we went to Mapaio. But we were then sent on to Maipenairu. (sem. domains: 3.5.1 - Say.)
ito n pitpit Ru tutu hi'a ka, uei aibo ka, irai ru ipi ihoidioumo bia. It is very tall, like sugarcane, but it's stem is not eaten. (sem. domains: 6.2 - Agriculture.)
ito post to, for (a length of time); with (a tool) Urei ema'oi a'ai netoa omei ito. Coughs continually for two months. Moro beuma ito itai na'ai. I will cook using the bamboo. syn: =da. (sem. domains: 9.2.4 - Prepositions, postpositions.)
ito'a one: oto'a. v (they) stand up (sem. domains: 7.2 - Move.)
itode [iTOOde] v sort things out into different groups ru'a hurai ma itodei in order to sort the fruit
itohiti [ItoHIIti] one: otohiti. v tie up one thing