5   appear - examine
hear
             
  hear vaari   loud lalucane
  hearing vaarinu,  valikuru   quiet, soft omo-omoke
  deaf valiceu akam mua vaari   faint teiteile
  sound me'e na'i   silent omoke
  audible lalucane   high lalume'e
  voice na'u ina'i   low isi
  echo aracatana    
             
tali me'e louder, very loud
       
  whistle pariolioli pari: wind      
  rustle sa'a-sa'a (sound of paper)   music musika
  squeak, creak kisa-kisa*   note nota
  crackle reku-reku   harmony armonia
  bang urute, urut lafae   melody melodi
  hum (machine) uru-uru   rhythm ritmu,  itifarana
  rumble utu-utu'urute diskorda   discord akam nita naanava *
  rattle roko, aaroko   discord nita vali
             
* meja, lee, bisikaleta *  the sound or rhythm clashes
aufnate to echo (e.g in a hall) Ana aaroko tini. I give it a rattle.
utukene pause, break (sound, speech) Ivi roko. Rattle that (thing).
tote pause, break (in music) fati-fati a rattle
Vaarin kapare hinta em eteca'a. Because of bad hearing you can give wrong information.
I vaarin kapare hinta em eteca'a. Because of his bad hearing he gave the wrong information.
  make a sound arapo oro-oro  
o'ore make a noise  (people, animals) ipar o'olee  
uru-uru make a noise  (animals and things) cuma mee-mee  
roko-roko make a noise  (with things) pipi mee-mee  
kuca kirire  
roko-roko   rattle, tapping pai kofo-kofore grunts
    (eg rain on roof) pai koe-koe squeals
tufute   a crack, clap posi meu-meu  
tanafuka tufutpai crack your fingers cura tuku-tuku  
faute   louder sound, bang: aca kaakare clucks
 (stone against the wall, window breaking) aca (taraleu) kokote crows
urute   shot, bomb
Tava teiteile ta'a,  t'af' akam en ranu vaari.
Ina'i em moko pai. turn down the sound His voice is very faint.  We can't hear him .
Ana tali roko-roko. I'm very noisy.   properly (enough)  (fault on the telephone)
Televisaun tali lalucane, muham isi (serikam isi). The television's too loud, turn it down a bit.
hear
             
  bell vili   piano piano
  ring uta also signal   horn puhu-puhu
      trumpet koroneta
  choir horu vaihoho   drum papakasa
  band ben under-arm drum (women) tipalu
  orchestra orkestra   violin violinu
  play uta   guitar viola
             
palu fai conduct (orchestra)
             
  intercom arami lee mucunanahini   horn pipi,   klakson
  earphones valitakanu   siren puhu-puhu
  speakers na-a'arukanu   alarm naca'anu,  alarme
  microphone altufalante   go off (sound) urute
  loudspeaker nau lalujetana    
             
vili mee-mee the bell rings Papakasa lafae, em mua fatacau.
Put the papakasa (big drum) on the floor.
hear: additional material
o'ohale make a noise valikurum acacene lend an ear
akare make a noise
roko-roko make a loud noise
kisa-kisa squeak
nau-nau murmur
piu bleep
Kaka? noko serika musika emane vaari-vaari? Do you mind if I put on some music to listen?
maretelu kakale(t) roko-roko make a noise hitting it with a hammer
Fotu tenaen me'e? Where was the gunshot?
Noko akam navar vaari.  Ana kere-kere emane e'eleere. I can't understand by listening.  I'll put the subtitles on to read.
(watching television)