pa pa
pah pah
<°basoMotapaso
Averb, intransitive
end, finish
Mat pah.It's over.
Ne gi mak pah dën li gemël.There's no kava left [kava has finished] in the men's house.
Ne vegevag' in ni pah pe nōk.closing formulaAnd this is how the story ends.
antonymdarake
BTense Aspect Mood marker
after verb V1finish (doing V1); [in a sequence of clauses] do V1 first (then do V2), hence after doing V1…
Dōr wiēne pah, g' ake gengën.We'll have dinner after the kava. [lit. we'll ‘finish’ to have kava, then eat]
Hōr not pah ne gerite, ōr pi n' ëv.They (first) knocked out the octopus, and then lit a fire.
Csubordinator
this being finished…so, then
Dege toge sëh të ne gengën vë howse pah, pah dege ge holul.We wait till the food is done, and then we open the oven.
synonympah vēn
Dadjective
Grammar
all, every
dege pah (rēt)all of us
hen̄were paheverybody [all people]
ne volgë pah / n' ēve paheverything [all the things]
vol-venie pahin all countries
vol-venone pahin every moment, always
Deda pah rēt.It's not all of them.
📙 Intensif pah rêt.
📘 Intensifier pah rēt.
pahvë pahβɛ
3sgpahvëin
pah vēn pahβen pahvēn pah wë ne subordinator
1in narrativeso, then
Nihe ge hawe delgët vēn vēn, pah vēn nihe n̄wulen̄wule vete mēhe.They danced round for some time, and then they went back home.
Ni tëh pah, pah wë ne ni gil ne lione.He carved (the canoe's hull), and then began to dig inside.
2questionso what?
Nike ne qotker që. — Pah vēn?But you are still a child! — So what?
paie paiə
pake pakə noun
PNCV, POc*baga
Flora
banyan treeFicus spp.
panep panəp
Pan̄kis Paŋkis
pëg pɛɣ
pe
pēgōone peɣoɔnə
pēh peh
pe
pegëwe pəɣɛwə
pehpahvë pəhpahβɛ
3sgpehpahvëin
pehu pəhʉ
pelage pəlaɣə
pelëh pəlɛh
pelō pəlo
pene pənə
peni- pəni
penpun pənpʉn
pen̄ pəŋ
pepero pəpərɔ
pepi pəpi
pepun pəpʉn
pere pərə
perepare pərəparə
pero pərɔ
petpit pətpit
pi pi
pia pia
piale pialə
piëne piɛnə
pie piə
pilageliqe pilaɣəlikʷə
pin pin
pini pini
pip pip
pit pit
pu noun
Anthropology
a grade or rank, in the traditional system of graded societies (ne huqe)
ne pu rav tuwtōwthe first grade (in the hierarchy)
ne pu pehpahvëinthe last grade
ne pu dedētthe lower grades
ne pu heghagthe higher grades
n' iē pu pah wë ve toge li gemëlthe name of all the ranks which are represented in the men's clubhouse
📘 Each rank constitutes a step on the ladder of grades (ne huqe), from the lowest to the highest. The hierarchy of these ranks is reflected in the internal layout of the men's clubhouse (ne gemël): the latter is divided into several compartments which are separated by impassable logs (See petpit). See_box_at gemël*.
pue pʉə noun
PNCV*bue(object of) bamboo
Techniques
object of bamboo
seeo ~ yobamboo
1anctraditional bottle: bamboo cylinder used as a liquid container (esp. for fresh water or salt water)
Kemi g' ole ne pue ge vē hël ne pē!Take a bottle, and go and get me some water!
seehëlpuiserdraw (water)
Music
2a long stick made of bamboo (somet. another wood): during ne wēt dances, each of the standing musicians use it as a pestle to pound the big percussion board (mēlepup) on the ground
seehewa
puh pʉh
puhowe pʉhɔwə
puhu pʉhʉ
3sgpuhune
puluk pʉlʉk
pun pʉn
punpun pʉnpʉn
pupun pʉpʉn