English - Fataluku wordlist Luku-lukun ilista Ingeris - Fataluku
4 do - make
move (middle)
movement with a partner, place, or vehicle in mind
  mohe (s) move (in relation to something else)   Ana talimohe. I overtake.
  vahe (pl)   Tavar talivahe. They overtake.
  Ina nita etemohe. We missed each other.   A sirivesi unu hai tanimohe? Have you found work?
  Tavar nita tanimohe. They found each other. Anta tain nau tanimohe. I just found some.
  kuru aamohe go through a hole, tunnel   rekismohe, -vahe cross over
  Noko Timoteo cura va'an etemohe.   (scurrying about and missing the hole )
  futa-futal mohe     come off, disengage, slip off (eg chain off cogs)
  Icau tali kausila, afi tana futa-futal mohe.       The handle (screwdriver) is too small, your hand slips.
             
  visit ava'are, nava'are anaci    
  ask for (at the door) (em) atane natanana fai   pass (go past) neere
  accompany horumela'a hicipe   come around (e.g. the corner) ahupemau
  lead i'ia mexene   catch up arohe
  follow (walking) neereciele   overtake em tali vahe / mohe
  follow (at speed) neeremohe   cut across, in front of utumohe
  follow nita neere   surround porose
come together (e.g. animals) nita horucuale   go beyond talipela'a
  assemble, meet horupela'a, horupemau    
             
             
  depart (for) la'a   enter mucupemau
  head for nala'a maluneure   leave (sortir) malupela'a
  approach karupe   entrance (ia) imucupemaun
  reach, get to (i)hirohe   exit (o'o) imalupela'an
  access uhule   go/come home fulehe (mau)
  move (house) helupela'a muda   go out malupela'a
  migrate helupela'a      
  immigrant inamaunu mucupemaunu
        aia a'ape go out in the rain
olo inamaunu ma'ar lauhana inamaunu i-a a'ape go through the way
             
  move to nacuare sala nacuare   climb aahiamui
  go into mucumohe   go up hiamui
  come out of malumohe   come down isi
  get into mucupela'a   get on hiape
  get out of malupela'a   get off isi
      jump off aralouke
             
anaci Ana la'a(n) amocor anaci. Ana em upu (tava iupu) hicipe
check food in pot, drop in on friends   walk behind it (him)
micalouke jump onto
velika neere mohe go to the left micaciele step onto
Noko afi leeren horumela'a. ... accompanies ... pala mica mohove pala neere mohove
poroncuare sit around, make a circle came through the fields
move (mid)
             
  fall off arakafale itape   pass neere, talipe
  fall over (st) icane   pass by (and miss) luhumohe
  drop out (of) malucane, aracane   get past talipela'a
        valinciele   go around (obstacle) valimpela'a
  climb over tali vaiake
  jump over tali louke
          lift over em hiacene
  cross talipela'a ira talipela'a      
  step over tali ciele aalakare
  jump over tali loke      
  get past talipela'a   travel ta'ape
  go through neere(la'a)   (traffic) move la'a
  climb through a'apen mau hiamuin mau   (vehicle) start lauhpai
  go underneath uamohe   (vehicle) go sirike
          (vehicle) stop umupae
     
             
  route i'a bisikaleta hiape   ride hiape
  on course on masupe   drive fale
  orbit poro-poro   steer em e'ekirihe
  detour / diversion (ia) vali   steering wheel maki
  by / take a short cut kavape   traffic kareta nitavale
  on the way i'a nae   give way i'am ina
             
(kuca) lei-leice. (horse) going its own way
             
  scooter kakareta   driver kareta fale
  bicycle bisikaleta   driving licence karta kondusaun, sim*
  pedal vaini, vaine   park (car) para, cau
  motorcycle motor   passenger kareta hiape
  car kareta   pick s.o. up horumemau, horula'a
          hitch-hike utunate
  give a lift tula
     
        * surat ijin mengemudi (BI)
  petrol station gazolina ihalivana
  garage (repairs) ofisina, benkel      
  mechanic mekaniku   wheel i'a, roda
  garage (private) kareta halivana garajen   spoke raius, kete
  car park kareta paran halivana   hub ulumuha
          rim zanti
  tyre pineu
  flat (tyre) kaune
             
  brake travaun I-i'a kaune, papane. The tyres are flat.
  clutch mudansa
  gears vahin pedal bisikaleta ivaini
  accelerator akselerador paddle, oar loiasu ivaini
       
travaun napale (bisikaleta) Afa loiasu vaine la'a Jako mara.
travaun ciele (kareta) (Jako: Timor ihafarika Tutuala itane.)
Ete jampata utucane. An' akam navar talipela'a. A tree has fallen across the road. I can't get past it.
Uru muacauvele poro-poronpe. The moon goes around the earth.
move (mid)
             
  petrol tank mina tanki   steering wheel maki
  battery pila   seat kadera
  bumper paraxoke   seat belt sisilana
  lights pacu, kareta ina   window vaihula
  number plate plat      
  windscreen hutuvata
  windscreen wiper vidru feerana      
          crossing rekisana
  traffic lights jampata pacu
  road sign i'a nacuana
             
  road jampata i'a pata
  [side street] jampata mininana      
  crossroads jampata rekisvahana   railway komboio i'i'a
  fork jampata karanu *   tracks, rails komboio ijampata
  roundabout ia taukava   line lina
  corner valiku   underground muaitipenu
  bend kailu   canal ira pata
             
* karanu Y-brace support in building
             
  on foot la'a-la'a   bus kareta
  back pack lita   taxi taxi
  path, footpath i'a pata   coach kareta
  pavement, footpath i'a la'a-la'a trotoar   train komboio*
         
        * or sere lumu-lumu (millipede)
             
  small boat peleku   plane aviaun
  boat loiasu   jet mirajet
  sail-boat acalasu eli   helicopter poporavarava
  ship acalasu   pilot pilotu
      parachute parakedas
             
             
  sail (vb) vaine   row vaine
  sail (n) lau   oar vainu
  rudder (lois)maki   canoe peleku
  navigate acakvaine   raft loi-loiasu *
  wharf / jetty (ponti)kais   submarine loiasu itipenu
             
* because it's not a real ship cf kakareta
ira o'o pira path by the river bank, towpath enae(n) para stop here
tahi o'o pira path by the sea, esplanade, front faninae(n) para stop there
Kareta enae(n) para, foninae(n) para.
loiasu motorim aacau motorboat
ivi tali nae(n) para stop beyond that point
  acane, acakne adjust, match
  acak + loiasu: acalasu Ana la'a lee mara pasta me.
    boat adjusted (balanced) w sails. I'm taking my bag home.
move (mid)
             
  bus stop kareta paran halivana kareta anparai    
  port loiasu aapara   flight aviaun
  airport aviaun halivana aeroporto, porto   take off (vb) ipile
  terminal terminal   land isi
  check-in nim mexene alivana n.m.   runway aviaun aanisi
  baggage, bag pasta    
             
             
  journey la'a-la'anu   fare hira
  connection a'arukana   ticket tiket
  destination ila'anu   return ticket tiket la'a mau hini
  return journey fulehenu   catch arohe
  pilgrim peregrinu   miss akam arohe
  tramp, vagrant ma'ar lauhana ila'a-la'anu *   change at nacuare
             
*or e'enumu (very pejorative)
             
  carriage aavaiakana    
  seat kadera   rocket rokete
  reserved ocava hai ane   spaceship uruloiasu
  occupied utumire   satelite satelitu
  free ka'are   space station uruloiasu alivana
  window vaihula    
             
 
Aperecua a ahalivana hai utumire. Excuse me but you've taken my seat.
move (middle): additional material
               
mohe (pl vahe) move speedily (e.g. in car)
la'a-la'a move at a walking pace, on foot
Tavar kilometru kafa ulanvahe. They travelled for 8 kilometers.
Tava k 8 ulanmohe. He travelled for 8 kilometers.
ira apavahe going through the water
Noko a horupe t'afa la'a lee mara? Shall we go home together?
nita horucuare   come together    
nita horucuale   come together (animals)
horupemau   come together    
nita fanuhene   come together at an agreed place
nita(m) ukane   come together at an agreed place
Afita Oxford nae nitam ukane.      
ete leave
micape tread on Ana sukulee hain ete.
micapemau step onto, come onto
move (mid): additional material
ta'ale fall on Tapa micapemau.
Paki ma'ar ta'ale. Don't come onto here (a wet floor).
Paki loli ma'ar ta'ale.
Jogadorere kampu micapela'a bola tiele.
kareta hiape The players come onto the field.
kuca hiape
meza hiamui climb onto Ana kacera tali louke, tali ciele.
I jumped, stepped over the chair.
Ma'ar atula. Someone gave me a lift. Ana kacera nanaralouke. I'm jumping off the chair.
(naen aralouke)
To'o arakafale, kaune, afi keluhen akam micaciele, po valinciele.
When a glass falls on the floor and breaks we don't want to step on it so we go around.
        catch on, get caught on, connect, hang
  vaiake verire (pl)   climb  
        get (break) into a house  
             
  Karpeti hai aavaiake.   It's caught on the carpet.  
  aavaiake     engage  
  Tava ete navaiake.   It's hanging in the tree.  
  tali vaiake     climb over  
  o'o loli(n) lee mucuvaiake   break into a house  
  Ma'ar ica rahin lee mucuverire.   Some people broke into the house.
arohe   catch, catch up, reach Baucau talipela'a go beyond Baucau
ihirohe   reach (there) An Dili nala'a. I'm headed for Dili.
ehirohe   reach (here)
Ina horu vahen la'a Matebia mara. We're going to Matebia together.
Tava akaono Mehara valimpela'a? Hasn't he gone from Mehara yet?
Ana vaihula na hiamuin mau. I'm climbing through the window.
Ana vaihula a'apen mau. I'm getting through the window.
Kareta lafae o uhulen eneere. Even a large bus can access this road.
(go through here)
mucumohe go into
Miasu hai mucumohe. A sock has gone up (the vacuum cleaner).
Ma'ar lauhana anuku maluvahe. The people all got out (of the burning plane).
Ana Kaka Jim tula la'a Cowley mara. I'll give Kaka Jim a lift to Cowley.
horucau gathered
icau stopped, stationary