English - Fataluku wordlist              Luku-lukun ilista Ingeris - Fataluku
6  think - belief
        think - knowledge      
             
  imagine hala eceremun nau fai   think, believe eceremu
  think eceremu   know navare
  think of, come up with tanineceremu   know (the story of) navaci *
  think about / consider eceremu   not to know akam navare
  think through neereneceremu   doubt em ece
  meditate medita, neereneceremu   credible uhulen tapi
             
* (know the history of st, able to tell about it)
       
  imagination eceremun      
  thought      (general) eceremun neerenavare   understand navare
  concept    (defined) eceremun, konseitu   realise tanineceremu
  daydream   (vague) meucia ufarana   reflect alieceremu,
  idea      (productive) eceremun   neereneceremu  
  insight cau tomoke   recall ale eceremu
  delusion eceremun ihupenu   wonder hala eceremu
          What if …? Ula teva'ane …
     
       
  remember        
  (not having forgotten)  ulaneceremu   foresee emer (hai) navare
  (recall after forgetting)  tanineceremu   coman navare
  memory iheceremun   foreseeable coman inavarana
  forget malufe   project(ed) em koisihini fai
          expect, anticipate ihire
  You never know Af' akam navare
  realise (know) tanineceremu   unpredictable akam uhulen tanineceremu
     (be already aware) coman navare      
      (become aware) hai navare
ieceremun raun lafane a good imagination neereneceremuni meditation
Tava hai tava pai / ca'a. He made it up. retiru retreat
acak neceremu visualise tapi eceremu think seriously about
Tava ahar mau nanipo ana em ece. He's supposed to come, but I doubt it.
Aheceremun akam vasi rau tu ana hai malufe. As my memory's not so good, I've forgotten.
Tava iheceremun rau-rau tu vaari eceremu. His memory's good; he always remembers.
Tava ula kar ina fai. I wonder what he is doing now.
Ana hala eceremu po tava ta Dili hai hirohe ale upe. I wonder if he has reached Dili or not.
Ana ratan ono moko ulaneceremu. I remember when I was a child.
Kulis' ana tanineceremu, ana kaka acita'a. If I remember it later, I'll tell you.
Governu coman navare tu mina rai ihira kois' hiamui. The government foresaw that the price of oil would go up.
"Interesting" he-e tu noko akaono Fataluku iluku-lukunu unu tanineceremu.
"Interesting" is difficult: I can't remember the Fataluku word for it.
Tava tour' akam tani-tanineceremu nau tanineceremu. He realised that the others never would have realised.
think - knowledge
             
  sure (subj.) coman navare    
  sure (obj.) tapi   subjective subyek
  knowledge navarana   objective obyek
  ignorant akam navare   point of view itotonu,  …ieceremun
  get confused ica kafu molu    
  confused ica kafu hai molu      
       
Ana coman navare tava ikareta rahin hai pura. I am sure that he sold his car yersterday.
Ana navare tava coman mau. I'm sure he's coming
Coman tapi mau. He's certainly coming.
Ana tapi ta'a. assure
        think - knowledge: additional material      
eceremun molu molu               lose yr mind   ica kafum eceremu  
eceremun akam lauhe                   brain is dead     thinking about st. "with heart"
eceremun lauhe remember well  (e.g. a book I read years ago) An' ica kafu hai molu.  
  confused, inattentive, "miles away"
eceremun molu preoccupied
aaneceremu              expect to be able to
Tava aaneceremu              he expects  
A aaneceremu teva'ane? What do you think (will happen)?    Naukene imire mua tu'u-tu'unaci.
sit quiet thinking about things
mua eceremu think about things
nitahini navare   to know one another's business
nitahini na vaari   to understand one another
idiot sasale
  mei-meite
Acakneceremun analysis
Kaka iacakneceremun tali forite.  
haim iva'apai already planned
Kois tanineceremu, noko atane. When you remember, ask me.
Ana hai navare tu ia kapare / kaparana ane. I realise there's a problem.
Eceremun en koisihini fai. This idea is a projection.
Ait ant' ahar kak' hai malupela'a. I thought you had gone out.
Ait ant' ehar hai mace. I thought you had eaten.
Tava eceremu ahar eten hai malupela'a. She thought you had gone out.
Tava ait ahar eten hai malupela'a. She thought you had gone out.
Tavar eceremu ahar eten hai malupela'a. They thought you had gone out.
Tavar ait ahar eten hai malupela'a. They thought you had gone out.