1 God - matter - subject Uruvacu - upata'a - sujetu
clothes laulaverenu
           
  clothes lauluka faru   wear the maalu (trad. men's) malkese
  put on ulavere   wear clothes (esp. women) laulavere
  wear laavere   trousers kalasa (lohai)
  take off ehume heume emura   shorts kalasa kawa
  change (clothes) turuke   dress saia
  to dress (vt) em ulavere   uniform farda
  fit aarau      
     
     
        underpants kalasa itipene, kuekasa
  jumper, warm clothing ikar faru faru manasu   panties, knickers lau itipenu
  shirt faru manipatavalana   vest / singlet (faru) paikatenu
  sleeve (faru) tana   bra sutiana
  T-shirt faru mias imoko      
     
     
  heavy (warm) top faru mias ikarini
        jeans kalasa
  hat cautaka nami lau   men's clothing lau sekuru
  hood ca'u utupainu tupur lau   women's clothing lau o'ovalu
  veil veo   factory clothes (men or women) lipa
  tie karavata   same but multi-coloured kampati
           
           
  coat faru manasu tapalu   shoes i'a tapalana
  jacket faru manasu   socks miasu, miasi
  scarf salenda   sandals sinelu, tapalu
  glove tana solo soloni   boots sapatu cucu
  belt sisilana   stockings miasu lohai
           
tana solo leura sori meat-cutter's glove
tana wear on the finger, arm Ana turuket' afita la'a. I'll get changed and we'll go.
Tava rukukus tana. He's wearing a ring. Kalasa en an aarau. These trousers fit me.
Tava oras tana. He's wearing a watch. lipa sarong of one colour
kampati multi-coloured
faru heume take off your clothes taka hat, beret
ukulu, ca'utaka (e)mura take off yr glasses, hat taka cau put on the hat
maalu loincloth, small kilt
shirt faru manipatavalana   with hanging cloth in front and behind
manipata collar malkese to wear a maalu
valana (vale) noun / adj from vale Ana malkese I'm wearing
clothes: additional material laulaverenu: upata'a itavanana
shorts kalasa kava keere (peet va'ane)  
swimwear ira palisana laverenu a covering against rain made of fronds from the
raincoat kapa top of a palm tree, new growth not yet separated.
skirt saia It is dried and fanned out.  
     
sisire weave, platt, decorate
  make coloured clothing
  in the traditional manner
anukai thread
a'aruka sisire leaf decoration