English - Fataluku wordlist Luku-lukun ilista Ingeris - Fataluku
4 do - make
make
             
  get ready (vi) meanapai   use (st) as em fai
  prepare, get st. ready masupae   natural coman inau va'ane *
  ready rau, meana   artificial ifainu
  make fai   produce (vb) fai
  mould (vb) umu-umu   product iamu
  build fai   production ifainana
  architecture pacainu      
        * coman originally, naturally; already
             
  simple simpeles   design (neemana / nokor) a'ile
  complex (mucu) rinko-ranko   invent aapai
  complicated nita utu-utune   make up nau fai
  composed, made of em fai   create fai
  components, ingredients itava-tavanana   generate fai
  component (mechanical) itavanana unu   compose em horune
             
             
  builder lee pacainu   mechanical makinahini
  smith mumina pacainu   instrument instrumentu
  electrician elektrisista   function, use ifainu
  plumber kanalisador   apparatus iacaknenu
  engineer injineru   controls itotonu
  carpenter ete pacainu   tools pacain iupa-upata'a
  stonemason matar pacainu   (work)bench banku
             
             
  spring mola   hammer maretelu
  cog rukus aavaiakana   anvil tanucutana *
  valve valvula   saw seiseilu
  piston piston   spanner savi
  pump pompa   screwdriver savifenda
  cartridge tinta   drill porokina
             
* tute hit, tanune against
Meza en ina et' em fai? What is this table made of?
Meza en teka et' em fai. It's made of teak wood. lee neemana a'ile design a house
jelum lee fai make a house out of ice lau nokor a'ile design a taix
etem lee fai make a house out of wood
mu'uasam ra'u fai use banana leaves as a plate itavanana icai some of the ingredients
Itavanana ica enae. Some of the ingredients are here.
Pasaranaihini meanapai. Prepare the Sunday service.
Uruvacu mua nel naunuku fai. God made the earth, the sky and all.
Emer tava io'o pasake ta iamu fai. First he chisels out a groove, then he makes the main body.
Ira Lalar em elektrisidade fai nu em Timori auf pati. Ira Lalar generates electricity for all over East Timor.
make
             
  fan ventunya   pillar tutu
  belt taru   beam fatu
  axel eisu   prop / buttress acasakanu
  pulley sei-seilana, rondana   platform lata'u
  lever fecunu   ramp eskada, nacielen
  wedge oforana ofore   scaffold ke'eru
             
             
  engine makipoho    
  machine makina   operate em la'an pai
  workshop sirivesu halivana   It works. rau, sirivesi
  factory fabrika   doesn't work hai kapare
  industry industria   broken, out of order hai kapare
  technology teknolojia   maintain toto
  industrialised makinsirivesi   maintenance totonu
  developing ememerpela'a (adj) emerpela'a (vb)    
             
             
  take apart / dismantle em jeje caru em jeje laku   pull down ukum isi
  damage kapar pai   break (can be repaired) tefupai
  disable, make st. stop umun pai   shatter, smash ka'une, ka'umpai
  spoil ehala kapare   devastate mila
  ruin nauku kaparpai    
             
Utuana lafae lee paki atare. The large plants damage the wall. Ono rau? On rau. Does it work? It does.
Umani kopu atare? Who broke (chipped, cracked) the glass? Alehe rau. (Ale hai rau.) It's working again.
Hai nau mila. Hai nau rorone. (car going off a cliff) afi ina naruni kapar pae damages our eyes
makina em ranu toto maintain the car properly Umani tefupai? Who broke it?
makina itotonu rau car in good maintenance haim parapai has made (the car) stop
afi nasaun emerpela'a developing our nation kakume one bit broken off (e.g. handle off cup)
Sunami Sumatra nau mila. The Tsunami devastated Sumatra. kaune shattered (glass)
Anuan nau mila. I'm devastated. tefue e.g. wood, furniture, limb
Acahoina inai? Acahoina ia ma'ar ikaparana tu muahara muahara acahoina muculauhe. Ivi itu inee infernu.
What is the Fire? The Fire is where wicked people live all the time in fire. It's name is hell.
building terms nee ica lee fai ihini
tutu   upright, pillar somi-somile broken, worn
aamorana   beam (knife with bits out of the blade,
acasakanu   prop / buttress   brush with hairs flattened)
acane   adjust, balance hai pukale / tefue is broken
sakanu   long plank hai kaune broken (beyond repair)
hacanatana bracket, support araroke  
acalaku   rubble, filling lapise damaged, plants: yellowed
acahepere   to strengthen, support
make
             
      destroy kapar pai
  break (vi) hai kapare, hai tefue   demolish, smash mila
  break down hai kapare   eradicate molumpai
  fall down, collapse loli   dissolve (unform) emura
  break up (vi) kau-kaune   anihilate / obliterate nau neerekaure
      damn em aca mara
      hell acahoina, inferno
             
             
  injure, wound manuari, manupai   mend, fix masupai, aapacaine
  kill uca   reinforce, patch tapale
  abortion moco fate   rebuild helupai
  murder ulauca   restore alemane
  execute uca   rehabilitate alim ranu pai
  crucify kurus tanuruha*   reform tavam * ranupai
      purgatory purgatoriu
             
* tanu against ruha to nail * tavane
manu timine serious wound ira pesi hai masupae. has fixed the tap.
fatile fate devastate / out of control Tava aapacaine(t) rau. does a good job of fixing
Ira vahu mua fate. A flood devastated the land.
Guvernu akam uhulen ira vahu utupai tu hai fatile. The government could not stop the flood from getting out of control.
purgatoriu
Katoliku ica ta'a: Purgatoriu ivi'it acahoina muculauhe nanipo ioras aalouke Uruvacu enaliceru tu la'a nelu mara.
Some Catholics say: purgatory is living in the fire, but, when the time comes, God calls you to go to heaven.
Ana eceremu: Purgatoriu nae Uruvacu afi tolune sala alim ranupai, ma'ar tu afi haim kaparpai afi tavaru alim rau.
I think that in Purgatory God helps us to put right our sins by being reconciled to those we have hurt .
make: additional material
mumina pacainu limaru file
hikari su, tu manahe cast the blade, to strengthen it ete lima wood rasp
Hikari u'ureke, po su tu manahe.   tupa-tupa chisel
su to temper (metal)   capuku plane
su: process of heating and plunging in cold water     = a kind of lobster
manahe:   result   pasake make a hole, chisel
rolamentu   ball-bearing   pasa pasaku chisel
simplify   halam kava pai hala fata pai fatu floor, platform
over-simplify hai vasi tali kava pai   amu main body (eg of house)
kafe fain ihalivana gadget for making coffee kapite chipped
The teacher moulds his pupils. Mestri isikola mocor me ma'ar lauhana pai.
Because of him, I have become a man. Tava hin anta ma'ar lauhana.