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u'atoi [HML] v nock or put an arrow to the bow Abeai mahumo atai eidai ka, iu'atoida momo'oi aroi ka rituoha. The father took an arrow, put it to the bowstring, and when he shot it, the bird fell down dead. (sem. domains: 6.4.1 - Hunt.)
u'uai v chop Moro kai'aida midi u'uai ka. I chopped at the back of its neck with my knife. Kai'ai da, ahioi ka kokoha, hepui da u'umai ka. He ran it through with a knife and chopped it on the ground. (sem. domains: 6.7 - Tool.)
uaea n okari nut (sem. domains: 1.5.1 - Tree.)
uasi tiameri n vice-chairman (sem. domains: 4.6.6.5 - Politics.)
ubau n tree species (sem. domains: 1.5.1 - Tree.)
ubau n salamander sp.
ubi n people
ubi-kimaraiti n pointing finger (sem. domains: 2.1 - Body.)
ubu n apex (sem. domains: 6.5.1.1 - House.)
ubu n raised lump on a surface, such as a bruise, knob or bump syn: kopi. (sem. domains: 8.3.1 - Shape.)
udo n anger, enmity Mo udo hi'ai pira'aika. I got really cross. Riti iemidioi-doida udo bia - iha meai pemidio-do. There was no enmity between them - they lived very happily together. (sem. domains: 3.4.2.3 - Angry.)
udu n corner or side (of a house) (sem. domains: 6.5.1.1 - House.)
ue n arrow with flat-bladed head made of bamboo Ue kereida bomoi ohuti ka. Then we cut the pig with the blade. (sem. domains: 6.7 - Tool.)
ue [[u]e] (sp. var. uue) n sugarcane Ru tutu hi'a ka, itoi aibo ka, irai roro ru oboi-bobo ere'ai-da, ro ru uhoi a'ai. It is very tall, like pitpit, but when you feel thirsty you will eat it. (sem. domains: 6.2 - Agriculture.)
uekere n bamboo-blade Uekerei da bomoi ohuti ka. Then we cut the pig with the bamboo knife. (sem. domains: 6.7 - Tool.)
uha n tree species (sem. domains: 1.5.1 - Tree.)
uho (sp. var. uuho) n catfish (sem. domains: 1.6.1.5 - Fish.)
uho (sp. var. uuho) many: iho. v 1eat Mo rioka hora emi'ei du maruho." I need to have a rest and something to eat." Rimoibi ai-rodau bikaumo Maubi to, bomo uhoi! We are going to Maubi to eat pig! Adimoi rimo go'otoi da pirimati bomoi uhoi da. In the village that evening as the sun was setting we were eating that pig. Goroi-ro po'ui da ikakoopui aiha puho.; Ga'u aiboka uho du, itai-itai ra, go'ota, ka ami'a ra. The rat came and ate into the mangrove fruit. Momo'oi iuhoido ioropoi'oi, riti uta'auti ka. The two of them then they ate the bird up, and went to sleep.; The same for uncooked food, cooked food, coconuts, and so on. Mo abeairo bomoi eme'ai ka, pahei hi'ai, dui puho. My father saw a pig, a big boar, eating sago. 2bite Ara dubui auoi-ro uho ka. This man has been bitten by a snake. Mia ru hepui eito amo'uo, ru heamo umui ro uhoi a'ai. But if he came down to the ground, a wild dog would bite him. (sem. domains: 5.2 - Food.)
ui n remains of sago pith still in trunk (sem. domains: 1.5.2.1 - Sago.)
uia n cassowary (sem. domains: 1.6 - Animal.)
uma n sore Ro riora hege umai oropoi'oi, turiaha himioi obo oruoi-da go'ota ihi ma'orohi'auti. If you want to get rid of scabies, rub on coconut oil every day when you wash. A'o hege umai rautu pimaimutimo. They brought those with skin pox back. (sem. domains: 2.5.1 - Sick.)
umi n taro Ru turei aibo ka, irai ru ihai kehi hiro bia. It is like the taro called "ture", but it is much smaller, and not so prolific. (sem. domains: 6.2 - Agriculture.)
umo (var. uumo) v know Ro umo bia ubi obototoi goroi orohodi ama aidumo'o ru'a amoti. You don't know whether someone is underneath the wharf, or whether there is a log there. Mo umo ka roro mo ai'iai'ai. I know you are going to beat me. (sem. domains: 3.2.1 - Mind.)
umo v go into (e.g the bush) Ro riora hito ahoroi, epui ro umoi a'ai bu'i eito. If you want to make the woven bag called "hitoi", first you go to the bush. Ro umoida ma'opai du gi'epuha ma ahi'ai. When you have gone into the bush, you cut down the shoot of a sago palm. (sem. domains: 7.2.4 - Travel.)
umo ododiai v inform Mo abeai umo ododiai bia, mo pei barai-da iroto'ai-da, emediai-ka, oboi eito. Without letting my father know, I stood on the side of the canoe and jumped into the water. (sem. domains: 3.5.1 - Say.)