English - Fataluku wordlist Luku-lukun ilista Ingles - Fataluku
2 number - happen
place alivana
             
  place (h)alivana   situation hinana
  [place] mo   site ihalivana
  space, room alivana   area alivana
  somewhere vonu   local eimucunana
  anywhere vonu   region reziaun
  nowhere akam vonu   located nae
  everywhere iauf, iaufpe* te-tenae    
             
* iaufpe all over the place (moving)
             
  live in nae   present (e)nae
  at home lee nae   absent akam (e)nae
  away malune   attend la'a, mau
  at .'s ilee nae   hang around e'enate
  address lee halivana ihinana   lost (obj) (hai) molu
          lost (subj) molu
     
       
  occupy space alivana utupai      
  engaged, occupied ma'ar mucune   country nasaun
  reserve alivana fai   inhabitant lauhana
  territory muacauvele larin, larinu   native(s) mua ocava(ru)
  border, boundary varuku, afarika   come from mocor
  cross the boundary varuku tali   overseas, abroad malunana
  trespass / infringe talipai   the world mundu
             
afarika   border   acu-acune here and there, all over
Tava Eskosia ihafarika nae. inau acu-acune, inau aufne everywhere
    She lives on the borders of Scotland. Timor mocor enau acu-acune.
catan   mark, boundary mark     Timorese people are everywhere. (here in Oxford)
muacatan   the border Uruvacu inau acu-acune. God is everywhere.
lata afarika hiane at the edge of the village vonu nae somewhere
lata sain hicine at the other end of ... enaen vonu nae somewhere here
inalauhe   grow there (plants), inhabit   lauhana inhabitant
  (used ceremonially of people)      
zeu ho mocor apur enalauhe   Mua totina nae lauhana ane an upe?
    to live here with your wife and children     Is the island inhabited?
             
Ihalivana akam aacane. There isn't enough room.
Kaka iia varuk hai tali. Your legs have crossed the boundary.
A vaci la'a vonu mara? Ana upe. Are you going somewhere today? No.
Ana akam la'a vonu mara. I'm not going anywhere.
Tapa sorot acukere-kere. Don't scribble over the paper.
Luku-lukun te-tenae naunuku iva'ane. It applies to languages everywhere.
place alivana
        East Timor Lorosae
  Australia Ostaralia Timor Timor (vacuhiamuini)
  England Inglaterra   Timor Leste
  Europe Pitin lata Lospalos Supailoho
  Europeans Pitinere
  America Amerika
  Africa Afrika      
  Asia Asia   north norte *
          south sur *
  east vacuhiamuini
  west vacuisinu
          Equator ekuador
  map, plan mapa   Pole --
  lost (objective) hai molu      
  (get) lost ho'ore
  direct iam naca'a * In East Timor, the phrases for "north" and "south"
  map mapa are: tahi tupure
  direction hici tahi nami, tahi calu
  way i'a As these refer specifically to the character of the
  show the way i'a(m) naca'a seas around East Timor, they do not sound right
  on the way i-i'an maran applied to other places. I have used words from
        Portuguese.
Ana i'an maran tapule. I bought it on the way vacuhiamuini hici in the east
Inir t'ina mua tutu. We are the centre of the earth.
Ana i'am kaka naca'a. I'll show you the way.
Ehicipe! Foninhicipe! This way! That way!
Ehice neere. Go this way. mua navare know your way around
Foninhici neere. Go that way. mua akam hianavare be lost
hicipemau     etemohe lose your way
hicipela'a     ho'ore disappear
Leti, Otova Small Indonesian islands in the Moluccas close to Tutuala, having a trading history with
E Timor. Therefore Indonesians are sometimes called "Leti" or "Otova".
place: additional material alivana:upata'a itavanana
iacu-acunate, papasiare wandering around K Haluso ane H's place
mua lilihe the earth rotates
Elan tolune po mua lilihe. Help your friend so the world goes round. (Love makes the world go round.)
hinana presence
Ana tava ihinana navare po kois anta horu luku. I know where he is so I'll speak to him later.
Falucai eluhe mau afi apur enae. Falucai wants to come and live with us.
jeje suke lives alone, come alone, be alone
figurative use of "suke"
itane with, in the house / possession of
Noko isavi Rui itane. I left my key with Rui.
Tava Timor imocor. He is from East Timor.
Timor nae ma'ar lauhana tarupahan inalauhe? What is the population of Timor?
Kafe ihalivana akam ira ihini tavane.
There isn't room for both coffee and water.