5a Perceptions Table
sense object verb (receptive) verb (active) verb (object)
         
sight a sight see look at it looks, appears
hearing a sound hear listen to it sounds
taste a taste taste taste it tastes
smell a smell smell sniff, smell it smells
         
touch / sensation the feel feel feel it feels
feeling (interior) a feeling feel   I feel
         
sense obyek lukunut' fai (semunu) lukunut' fai (fai) lukunut' fai (obyek)
         
itotonu iacinu aci toto fanu
ivarinu me'enu vaari vaari afi(t) ahar
faninu ifaninu apani aauna, apani ifanin
amuhurun fai imukevenu, maakula amuhoru, aacuale aamue mukeve
amuhurun fai iamusekenu, maakula amuhoru, aacuale aamue amuseke
veletaru -- veletaru naanavare aapale afi(t) ahar
uan ica seinte, navare   an ica
         
ipilum ira fain aapani taste the soup with your tongue
Irafain ifanin tali rau. The tase of the soup is good.
Imukeven ana aacuale. I smell something pleasant.
Mukia an aacuale. I smell something.
Lahuna rakasana imukia an aacuale. I'm getting a smell of fried onions.
Ipar navar nacun amuhoru. A dog can smell things.
Ipar iamuhurun fai tali forite. A dog's sense of smell is very strong.
Ana nacun amuhoru I can smell something.
Faru en tomo-tomoke tu avaletaru na rau. This clothing feels soft on my skin.
Ana em anaanavare tu Uruvacu enae. I feel that God is present
Ia afit ahar Karasumalai. That sounds like Karasumalai.
A ait uman fanu-fanu. You look like somebody (I know).
See Aci
   
see aci Ana ma'ar utuatere ilainana futalnaci tu irin mucuvahe.
look toto utuatere ilain aci
catch sight of futalnaci I caught sight of three people running through the bushes.
  lain aci
look at toto Ma'ar utuatere enalaine. Three people flashed past.
take a (quick) look at aacoto Nacun laine. Something flashed past.
watch toto
look for anahe