S - s

sad varihanji
sad, feel domi
sadness varihanjia
sago palm leaves ratalaua
sail hamba
sailboat aka hambahambana
sailing ship aka hambahambana
sails, with hambaha
salt tarusa
same as sohen
same, the sohena
sand oneone
sandbeach one
Santo Alotu
Santo person Talotu
sardine/s tanive
saucepan injilivi
save s.o. vahamauru
saviour ivaohamauru
say re
scabies hovihovi
scales, fish langalanga
scar bombora
· malele
scared matahu
scared of s.o./s.t. matauhi
scarred boromborota
scold s.o. ngarahi
scoop anji
· irasu
scoop liquid rasu
scorpion sulihanhantoa
scrape off s.t. tivetive
scrape s.t. rosi
scrape through s.t. titivesi
scratch at ground kavikavi
scratch in dirt titive
scratch s.t. harosi
· kari
scream doa
screams doae
scrounging for food maroto
sea tarusa
sea cucumber burutung
· loa
· vulusione
sea cucumber, k.o. vumuelemueletasi
sea urchin biriresi
sea, be rough tahove
sea, deep bua
sea, open momo
· momovono
sea, rough tarusaha
search for s.t. sai
seasnake vinevine
season taro
seat on canoe houhoui aka
seaweed, k.o. lumlum
second sight, have muani
secret sohi
see s.t. soari
seed biri
· linjo
· vero
seeing past muania
selfish sasati
· silembimbirihi
send s.t. or s.o. sora
September bongi rara tawera
set (sun) suvu
set afloat salehi
seven ambitu
seventeen ngalai ruana ambitu
seventy ngalaibitu
sew turi
sew s.t. silivi
shade malumalu
shady malumalu
shake materetere
shake hands buluhi
shake hands (with one another) bulumbuluhi
shake off divedive
shake s.t. hulihi
shake s.t. hard hulihulihi
shake s.t. loose vinjatakahi
shake s.t. violently huturahi
shaking muiha
shallow raka
shallow water rakaraka
shallow, become tuhu
share ase
· asease
share out on 10th day havuti
shark baheo
shark, grey baheo masava
shark, tiger baheo roke
sharp varisari
sharp, be voro
sharpen biri
· javi
sharpen s.t. nenevi
· tanji
shatter bila
shattered mambila
she a
· mo
· nia
shell dange
shell money jomu
shell sp. daha
· dihe
shell,cutting tilitili
shellfish dangendange
shellfish sp. halili
· halili buela
· hari
· hurimboewari
· kereindam
· suhumbutu
· walalaura
· wambungbung
shellfish, k.o. lala
· sise
shellfish, sp. wae
shield ihoro
shine sara
shine on s.t. sarani
shine through malarani
shiny sarengrengi
shipwreck aka mo buloa
shit deo
· tae
shit on deosi
shiver materetere
shoe/s butu
shoot s,t, soro
shoot s.t. vinei
shoot with bow and arrow vinevine
shopping, go volivoli
shore alau
· auta
short bumbusohi
· busohi
shoulder buili-
shout loudly at s.o. marosahi
show s.t. vorongi
shrivelled hoihoi
shrunken maviruviru
shut in s.t. sangari
shy mahanuhanu
· tambatambahi
siblings vorae
sick ronjo
sick all the time ronjoronjo
sickly ronjoronjo
sickness ronjoa
side tavalu
sign/s matamata
signs of rank wanduru
silent butu
silly malamala
similar to sohen
simply mandi
sing lai vuete
sing for secret reason matavuetehi
sing for special reason matavuetehi
sing special song lai matavuete
sing special song to s.o. lailai matavuetehi
sink dono
sink s.t. donohi
sister vosohoti-
sister (older) votawai-
sister, older vonjoho-
sister, younger votasi-
sister-in-law votahu-
sit ate
six aiono
sixteen ngalai ruana aiono
sixty ngalaiono
size rambe
skilful andi
skin infection, k.o. vosando harivi
skin, remove joli
skin/s huri
skinny baranga
skirt himbu
skirt, grass sere
sky tukailangi
sky, blue tukahenja
slap across head tambuavi
sleep maturu
· maturua
sleepy bueka
· matana mo maturuturu
slice salo
slice across s.t. salotusi
slide along jurete
slide open malanga
slingshot sinde
slip siala
slippery siasiala
slit s.t. taitusi
slitgong buea
slither jalo
slow renje
slow moving veaveahi
slowly wanju
slurp jimi
smack s.o. tuwa
smear ash avuavuri
smell bad boni
smell of s.t. bonimboni
smell s.t. borongi
· burongi
smell, good bonimboni
smell, sweet manuhi
smoke asu
smoky asu
smooth malalasi
snake muata
snap doro
snap fingers wenjulima
snap s.t. shut tauhahi
snap shut s.t. muhi
snapped makamue
snapper sp. ramalausi
· wawadaeha
snare tiu
snatch rake
sneak out ihiohi
sneeze jingae
sniffly divindivi
snore ngora
snorkelling klasi suvusuvua
snort soru
snot divi-
so ro
so that mue
so then buele
soak dundunu
soaked mandundun
sob tanguingui
soccer, play kova
soft makavikavi
· malulum
· masavisavi
· vurohi
soft yam sp. bisu
· bisuroi
solid, become kurohi
some aiente
· avisa
· te
· tua-
someone atea
sometimes bongiha
song vuete
son-in-law baliha-
soon a te tuai
soon after mote tuai
sore sola
sore, make s.t. vasuhi
sorrow rongovarihanjia
sorry for s.o., feel domi
sort out s.t. vindoni
sound, lizard takataka
sour hohona
south-west area bosinjivo
speak to many vitiviti
speak to s.o. viti
speak unclearly jele
speak well of s.o. soranduhu
spear s.t. sari
spearing, go sarisari
spider buara
spirit tanume
spit lito
spit out hasori
· soro
split duru
· komo
split open malanga
split s.t. singdare
· vuai
spoon, wooden ihambe
spread basi
spread cement avuavu
spread mixture jara
spread out anji
spread out coals suhurinji
spread out s.t. walasi
spreading, be jaranjara
spring, early bongi rara
spur of rooster wari
spur, having a wariha
spy on matawanjuhi
sqawk kete
square, become suhusuhu
squash s.t. tambuatambuahi
squat ate dindiho
· ate sakinikini
squeeze out virihi
squeeze out coconut mik virisi
squeeze s.t. indi
· tatani
squeeze small junju
squeeze through hihi
squirrelfish ratavoa
squirt out jirinjiri
stab s.o. toha
stalk hanja
stalk, breadfuit havula
stamp foot on s.t. varasi
stand turu
stand on tiptoe turu dindihe
stand s.t.up turuhi
stand up s.t. vaturuhi
star/s vitu sarasara
stare duvuahi
stare at davuahi
stay ate
· eno
· haovi
· ovi
steal s.t. rovi
steaming hasuhasu
steer halo
stem vui
stern (of boat) biletei aka
stick for carrying ikolo
stick for carrying s.t. haniwahi
stick for stitching iviro
stick out rasitaka
stick together wari
stick, bamboo isihoti
stick, digging iheli
· indule
stick, throwing harambai
stick, walking itiho
stick/s like fork ihambe
sticks balati
sticks for fire nevusi
stink boni
stinkwood vuhanja
stitch viro
stomach bange-
stone batu
· tahasi
stone for fire, big tahasi tiutiu
stone, large maloko
stonefish s.p. novu
stones tahatahasi
stones, small dila
stop titiu
stopped mautu
story sorae
straight mahere
stranger marasai
strap/s ilalati
stray juehi
stretch dirahi
stretch arms rarambese
stretch out sahamba
stretch up on toes tiho dindihe
strike s.t. jahi
· losu
· vinjahi
string of fishine line vunga
string/s of basket hoi hete
stroke s.t. jarovi
strong matua
· suiha
strong-willed buatundira
struts for thatch isike
struts, vertical ilalati
stuck, become kau
stumble batetiahi
stump hunju
stupid rongorongovono
suck in romi
suck s.t. omi
suck up jimi
sucking, be omiomi
suckle susu
suffocate bute
sugar cane tovu
sun alo
sun, overhead alo (mo) vosa
sunny, continuing alo (mo) koru
sunrise alo (mo) tavuranda
sunset alo mo suvu
sunset, red mera
support beams, house enotusi
support poles haikarawalau
supports, roof buhoni
· iranja
surpised savutahi
surprised, happily avulahi
swallow donomi
swallow s.t. solombu
swamphen bao
swear at s.o. tovihi
swears a lot varivaritovihi
sweat ranga
sweaty mahasuhasu
sweep tetevi
sweep s.t. tevi
sweet potato wasurusuru
sweet tasting holo
swell up nini
· titingi
swell, ocean lulungi butui tarusa
swim alo
swim across alotusi
swing s.t. avahi
swing up sau
swish s.t.in mouth likolikomahi