English - Fataluku wordlist Luku-lukun ilista Ingeris - Fataluku
5 appear - examine
appear
             
  appear mexene i hai na'e * look like fanu-fanu
  fade sufa, hau-hau   sound like (iuru-urun, ina'e) ia ...
  disappear (hai nau) molu akam hai na'e   looks like, sounds like (fig) afit' ahar
  look, appear fanu   feels like (afit') ahar
  it seems aitele, ait*   illusion ieceremun halanu
  seem ia (afit) ahar   obvious / -ly (nau) tapi
  it seems to me ia ant' ahar   make obvious naum mexen pai
  it sounds ia (afit') ahar ...   subtle  
             
* ait looks like, sounds like, seems * nita fanu-fanu look alike
             
  clear hara   appearance, look fanu
  faint, dim hau-hau piti-pitine   shape, form hinana
  obscure akam varese(n aci)   physique ufuru
  distinct varese   feature, characteristic (i)catani
  vague akam nau masu   feature, scar, mark (i)maraku
  vivid va-varesen (ca'a) get (st.) on it, be marked by nakesi
  precise tapi mai-maise    
             
mexene-mexene, molu-molu appearing and disappearing all the time
Politikuere ia afit ahar eluhen vaari, nanipo The politicians seem to be interested, but
Ant' ahar tava ica akam atutu. It seems he doesn't like me.
Afit' ahar inauni. That sounds just right.
O ia afit ahar Amerika ale eluhe Kopassus tolune It sounds like America wants to support Kopassus again.
Ia nau tapi tava sirivesi e eluhe. It's obvious that he wants this job.
Ana em hau-haun aci. I can hardly see it.
Kere-kere en hau-hau. This writing is faint.
Tava eluhen bisnis fai nanipo akam nau masu ca'a. He wants to start a business but he's vague about it.
Tava akam inal fanu, ipalu fanu. He doesn't look like his mother or his father.
efeere   rub out Noko fanu kulale. looks worn out
ecepere   cover over, blot out kaiarfanu looks tired
tinta em ecepere   muharfanu  
ecemohe   make disappear a grainy picture: karunen toto kilae
  co'onen toto varese
Afit' ahar   sounds like Jesus umu nel iharan fanu va'ava'ane.
"it would be to us" looks like (Neli mimireke, vacuisi.)
"we would (think it)" feels like
    seems like
appear
             
  beautiful tahine, asarini * fei*   impression  
  pretty / attractive tahin moko cf bonitinho   view toto
  good-looking nami tahine   perceive ranunaci
  smart fei   notice aci
  make-up fanu pinta   overlook talinaci
  ugly kaparasi      
       
* asarini (woman, art, flower)
* fei handsome, spruced up (hair combed, etc.)      
  tell, discern navare tu
          can't tell akam navar
  alert navare   recognise e(h)efe
  watch out for aninaca'a vaari toto   familiar apatu
  lookout, watchman roca   strange jene
watchtower, observation post roca halivana   weird nau tu'ujene
             
        ufarana tali jene strange dream
  aware navare em ci'ilpai hypnotise
  senses --
  sensual     Ana akam aci. I didn't notice.
  conscious eceremun lauhe An akam tain nau vaari. I didn't notice.
  unconscious eceremun molu
  dizzy fanu lai-laine * I laaveren nau fei. Your clothes are smart.
  faint (vb) fanu koune Kila'u afaru hai nakesi.
        My shirt has got a stain on it.
* (light-headed, drunk or hungry) noda stain T
Ana nami fei moko an upe? Am I a good-looking fellow or not?
Tigre koun' mucune vaari navare. The tiger is always alert at night.
Falentil navare tu Indonesia itoropa irin nau aufne.
The Falentil know that the Indonesian troops are all over the jungle.
Ana navare tu fonin inai. I can tell what is over there.
Ana navare tu tava ina ta'a. I can tell what he is saying.
Ana navare tava ina ta'a. I know what he is saying.
An akam navare tava ina ta'a. I can't tell what he's saying.
Tava ta'a ana navare o upe. I can't tell what he's saying.
He says I don't even know.
Sirivesi en an akam apatu. I am not familiar with this work.
Sirivesi en akam anapatu. This work is not familiar to me.
Falentil ete hia roca fai. The Falentil set a lookout in the tree.
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