~garei (i·)ᵑgarei verb, transitive
ban, forbid ‹s.o.› (from doing, pe ②▻③ + clause)
Ni-garei eo pe u-le re!I forbid you from going there!
Temabete me mawene, li-garei pe daviñevi li-te ene.Women are forbidden from sitting on mats or semi-mats.
gea ᵑgea noun, kinship
Tnmñinga
1sgi' one2sgea3sgi' iape3pgi' adapa
Kin
1uncle: mother's brother (MB)
Gea dapa, uña tieli ete.Your uncles are your mother's siblings.
Ai’ iape gi’ one.His father is my uncle.
da gi’ iapedyad[lit. both his uncle] an uncle–nephew pair
📘 I call my uncle’s wife my mother (ete).
2ego malenephew, niece (ZC): child of o.'s sister
Gi’ one, tieli et’ one mwalkote; nga tae, ini men’ ie tili’ one emele.My ‘gea’ is either my mother’s brother [uncle], or the son of my sister [nephew].
📘 I call my nephew’s wife my daughter-in-law (uku).
3ego malenephew, niece (MBDC): child of o.'s female cross-cousin (leka emele)
gete ᵑgete noun
boy
📘 Element found in several compounds: mwatagete ‘boy (sg.)’, dapa gete ‘boys (pl.)’, Toplau mwa gete ‘boys' clubhouse’.
seemwatageteboy
Voko ma Gete placename
Geo
Youngsters' rockname of a rock on the east coast of Banie island
gi’ ᵑgi noun, kinship
shorter form of gea ‘uncle+’ before elision
gi’ onemy uncle
gi' iapehis/her nephew
main entrygea
gilita ᵑgilita noun
Lvnkure
Tnmlova
hill
U-katau anoko u-vene u-le amjaka, u-vagasi pongo gilita.Follow the path upwards a little bit, and you'll reach the top of the hill.
Laperus i-te ne gilita apilaka te’ mo’ ie teliki re.Lapérouse was standing on the small hill close to the chief's house over there.
Ni-tabulu voko i-abu i-le ne gilita.I rolled a rock down into the valley.
seebasa ②mountain
seemelevokocliff
gita ᵑgita noun
Engguitar
guitar
Ni-lengi mama gita.I can hear the sound of a guitar.
Li-abu ukalele ka gita.They play the ukulele and the guitar.
~go (i·)ᵑgo verb, reflexive
reflexive constructionmangird ‹o.s.› with (ñe) a loincloth (tolosai) by passing it between o.'s thighs
U-go eo!Put on your breechcloth!
Dapenuo li-go dapa ñe tolosai; da viñevi li-ativi dapa ñe tekume.The men girt themselves in loincloths, the women in skirts.
contrasts with~ativi
see~koeneput on
~gulei (i·)ᵑgulei verb, transitive
haul, tow ‹boat› on water
Ka revo i-koie ka le-gulei kuo pon le-lui.As the sea water swole inland, they hauled their canoe in.
see~kateitow, pull