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ta'i n price Ro oboi ta'i ma'ai, ro rioka ru ememidioi. You pay a price for your bride, because you want to marry her. Paidubui ru merei-da, ro ta'i tapa'ai, ro ru mere-ka. God, through his son paid your price, so you belong to him. Ta'i tiato ka. They are free of charge. (sem. domains: 6.8.4.3 - Price.)
ta'ota'o (var. tata'o) n grass Oroboi ri idomai paipai ka, tamui reto'a-reto'a ka, ri ta'ota'oi ihoi da i'idio kaumo. Grasshoppers have big eyes and four wings, and they grow by eating grass. Ka a'o didimoi ta'ota'o ma idi'amoi. After that put in some grass. (sem. domains: 1.5.4 - Grass, herb, vine.)
ta'ura n Malay Apple (sem. domains: 1.5.1 - Tree.)
tabai n crowd
tabera n black palm Moro taberai e'eboi-ka hepui eito. I chopped down a black palm. (sem. domains: 1.5.1 - Tree.)
taho (sp. var. tahoo) n large prawn Odai ka, tahoi ioboi ka, kimai a'ai da, rai e'uai ka. They would catch prawns, and throwing lines they would catch fish. (sem. domains: 1.6.1.5 - Fish.)
tahoo sp. var. of taho
taimu n time Moro a'o taimui Urio Abeai iha pireidai mo oroi'ioi eito. And that was the time I accepted God into my life. (sem. domains: 8.4 - Time.)
tairamu n mosquito net Turiaha duoi ro tairamui goroida marobuti. Sleep under a mosquito net every night. (sem. domains: 2.5.1 - Sick.)
taitai n near Ohi'iai taitai eito.; Iro'umoi da Era-Kiti go'otoi taitai da, iridiri aiha podo'ia. Come over really close.; As we came up past Era-Kiti village the engine stopped working. Ka tutu tapiro'umo, Mapaio taitai hi'ai da, kiauka omuhobiai ka. We had already come a long way and were close to Mapaio, and that's where we sank. Miro iara totoi da oto'ai ka, iodouti mahumoi oropoi'o taitai idomai omodo'iai ka. When Miro reached the last platform, he shot the last two arrows, blinding its eyes. Rimo ario taitai da, mo abeai umo ododiai bia, mo pei barai da iroto'ai da, emedi'ai ka, oboi eito. But when we were about to stop, without letting my father know, I stood on the side of the canoe and jumped into the water. (sem. domains: 7.2.4 - Travel.)
taitoporo n soursop, custard apple (sem. domains: 6.2 - Agriculture.)
tama n 1skin, body Oroi-ro tamai ai-amoadomodi, kehi temeteme bia. If the prickles prick your skin they can be quite painful. Ra'ati-gimoi ru tamai-gugao, tamai-erara, epui-temeteme, ree-obo'obo. Malaria is characterised by chill, fever, headache and diarrhoea. Mo iha gi'epui pira'ai, hibai ro mo umui io'omuai da, mia mo tamai aiha piriamoho'o, ... I felt really sad about my dog when the crocodile seized him, and my body was trembling, ... Mea hi'a dui ka: Ara dui-ro ro tamai omoabai a'ai ka. Gimo tiato ka. Very good foods. These foods will help your body to be free of sickness. (sem. domains: 2.1 - Body.) 2bark (of tree) Ka dubui dui imuti ka, dui tamai kukui imomotoboi ka. The man peels the bark off the sago, and supports the bark with stakes. (sem. domains: 1.5.6 - Parts of a plant.) comp. oto-tama
tama adj tame EIDI auo aibo ka, roro ea'aida tamai ka, heamo bia. AIDS is like a snake, that when you see it looks tame, not dangerous. (sem. domains: 1.6 - Animal.)
Tama Urio n Holy Spirit syn: dubuae.
tama-muho n body hair (sem. domains: 2.1 - Body.)
tama-rara n clothes (sem. domains: 5.3 - Clothing.)
tamaka n shoe (sem. domains: 5.3 - Clothing.)
tamero n towel (sem. domains: 5.3 - Clothing.)
tamu n wing Mo tamu rautu o'ato, aiha rirumuai ohu hi'ai eito If I had wings I could fly up high. (sem. domains: 1.6.1.2 - Bird.)
tapa'ua n tree species (sem. domains: 1.5.1 - Tree.)
tape n adze used for shaping canoe (sem. domains: 6.7 - Tool.)
tapo-kaukau (var. tapo-kaukai) n kidney (sem. domains: 2.1 - Body.)
Tara Urio n Holy Spirit syn: Dubuae Urio. (sem. domains: 4.9.1 - God.)
tara-moto n church (sem. domains: 4.9.8.2 - Place of worship.)