1   God  -  matter - subject                Uruvacu  -  upata'a - sujetu
affirm     masuca'a
           
  yes ho   also o
  indeed nau   even iatara … o
  Amen Eva'ane   not even  o upe
  no upe   definitely not, never o upe
  not akam   both … and o …. o
  only hala   already (strongly affirming)   coman
           
          Uku rau nanipo …
  perhaps ula, ula iva'ane tene   Be that as it may Iva'ane o rau nanipo …
  possibly upenane   really tapi
  "hopefully" (Ana) ihire tu ...   definitely tapi naunu
  apparently aharea   certain tapi
  in principle imai-maisina… nanipo…   indefinite akam imaisina (navare,  ta'a)
  sort of afit' ahar   vague(ly) (vision) hau-hau
that kind of thing ula iunu   vague(ly) (thought) acu-acu
           
  ukani nau hala     the only … to  
  tupur ukane nau hala Inglaterra ukune   the only woman to rule England (Mrs Thatcher)
             
Serika fani?  Upe, nau fani. Fairly tasty?  No, very tasty indeed!
Iatara Haluso tu mautule o sirivesi. Even Haluso, who is lazy, was working.
Iatara katuasurara o sirivesi Even the old men were working.
Tava ifa nanipo serika panakunu tahane o upe. He fell over but he didn't even feel slightly hurt.
"Ira pesi" o rau, "ira kanu" o rau.   Either (words for "tap") will do.
Ina kaluse tava an aaleere o upe. There's no way he would beat me in a race.
Ana serika eluhe o upe. I don't like that a bit.
A erika atolune o upe. You don't help me at all.
I don't think so.
Coman elavan e ipasar nacane. note "n" } Surely you have enough money for this week.
E ipasar elavan coman acane.
Coman a navar aca name. } Surely you know how to catch a chicken.
A coman navar aca name
Isikuru coman lafane. The price is already too much.  (I'm not paying any more.)
Ulaleia, po an akam navare. Maybe; I don't know.
Ulaleia. Maybe. Tava ula noup' enapemau.
ula,   ulaleia perhaps, maybe Perhaps he'll come tomorrow.
Ica ene. perhaps Ica ene tava mau. perhaps he will come
tene rau perhaps (suggestion) Ten rau afi nita fanuhene. Perhaps we could met.
Mumina en ikor afit' ahar mimireke. This metal is a sort of red colour.
Afit aharua, nanipo an akam imaisina navare. Something like that, but I don't know for sure.
Afit aharua. Sort of.
Ia tapi tu fabrika kois' hi-i? Is it certain that the factory will close?
Tribunal kois tavaceru nanipo tarute afa akam imaisina navare. The court is ajourned indefinitely.
Ana hala acu-acu navare. } I vaguely remember.
Ana futa-futal navare.
affirm     masuca'a
           
      affirm afirma, masuca'a
      assert ta'a,   acaknen ta'a
  fortunately soritu(t)   confirm konfirma, ali neica'a
  [Please God] Ocava (hala) nanate   deny ahar upe
  [Thank God] Uruvacu afi tolune   at least nehen … (hai rau)
  Ocava lafae   isn't it? ana? an upe?
  soritu   is it? ana? an upe?
      What about …? … (ia) teva'ane?
           
En rau ana kapare?  Filmen tahini anupe?
           
      fact itapinu
    eceremun halanu   fiction hala eceremun
  by the way Afi(t) luku-luku po ...   in fact, actually imai-maisina
  anyway (in spite of) io   of course … … po ara
  anyway  inara   especially inautalin
  (getting back to the point)     surely coman
           
Ana atukuru hai hiare nanipo kompania aharupe. I've paid the bill, but the company denies it.
Kompania aharupe ana akaono atukuru hiare. The company denies I've paid the bill.
An akam isikola naum sai pai nanipo ant' nehen serika nihaim apanave. I didn't finish school, but at least I learnt a little.
Tavar a hupata'a hai ukueme nanipo nehen akam a bisikaleta me ia hai rau. They took all my things, but at least they left my bicycle.
Tavar a hupata'a hai ukueme o rau, nehen tapa a bisikaletai. They took all my things, but not my bicycle.
… nehen tapa a bisikaleta me.
Sorot a kere-kere te hai va'ane? What about the letter you were writing?
Tavar e ta'a e ta'a nanipo io an la'a fai. They can say what they like - I'm going to do it anyway.
Tava vaci mau po ara. Of course she will come today.
A Ingaltera nae a ikare po ara. Of course you're cold - you're in England.
Anica kafe nau tali tutu, inautalin' ia naunoupe. I love coffee, especially in the morning.
Europa imocor naunuku navar bola tiele, inautalin Jerman imocor. Europeans can all play football, especially the Germans.
Anica xokolate naunuku tutu, po vatam ane ia touru nauku tali. I like all kinds of chocolate, but most of all when it has 
coconut in it.
affirm: additional material     masuca'a: upata'a itavanana
acu-acu navare be vaguely aware Tavar o fai.            They also do it.
aniro'a Me too!
maiseipo That's right Aniro'a an ica tutu. I like it too.
po, ipo to decline or reject a suggestion eroa you too
Kaka vasi koti? Akam vasi kotiipo. Alino oa, Anselmo oa.
coman,  comana(n) certainly, surely Coman tava efai.   It must be him (who did this).  
  already Isikuru coman lafae. The price is already too high.   
    Comanan i hai va'ane. That's how it is.  
Ana navare tu coman aia noup' uta.   I 'm sure it's going to rain tomorrow.  
Coman tava ifai-fainu.     That's what he does . That's typical of him.  
Ana noup' tuku utue namau, kaka coman akam enae.       I'll come at three tomorrow; you won't be here, for sure.