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7  want - give
        want      
        kelu(he) not want
  want eluhe ale kelu,  ciele kelu, sopa hala una
  wish (vi) eluhe ini heluhana  our wish
  desire tali(n) eluhe aaci'ire (ihire) wait a bit
  desperate tali(n) eluhe ansi em fanu hiire continue waiting (eg for the other bus)
  lust     em fanu fanu hiire aka on mau
            waiting and waiting but it still hasn't come
need eluhe the most common word, not clearly defined  
      Ana eluhen lavanum nita hicinen la'a zeuvale.   I need to save up some money to get married.
    Ana kuca eluhe.     I need a horse.  
  presiza from Portuguese: require      
    Ana lavan presiza la'a eteasa tapule.     I need money to buy some medecine.
             
  anahe look for, be on the lookout for    
         Kaka la'a Timor mara torupasa akam anahe.  
         When you go to East Timor you won't need a translator.  
  acakne need, meeting of a need      
    An acaknen ane tu ana lavan eluhe. I want some money for a particular need.
    Ana lavan hain acakne. I've put aside some money.  (for a particular need)
             
  wait hire, hi'ire ihire (inf)   expect hire
  wait for hire, hi'ire   expectation hirana
  hope hire, hi'ire   meet hirohe
  hope for hire tu   satisfy hai rau
  look forward to har hair eroho   disappoint icam kapar pai
  prospects, outlook kois iraunu   enough acane
  prospects, outlook kois ikaparana      
       
Ana hi'ire tini. I'm waiting for a while.                Ana sirivesi e talin eluhe. I'm desperate for this job.
Kaka serika aaci'ire tini. Could you wait a bit?                Ana ihiret hain upe. I hope it hasn't.
Ana hai ihirohe. I have arrived.                  icam ranu pai satisfy
Tava tarute ta ehirohe. When does he arrive?                Tava anicam ranupai. He satisfied me.
Kaka serika aaci'ire, kois ale fatu ta mace. Wait a bit and when the rice is ready we'll eat.
Ina ihire tu vaci un Timor jen inukune. We hope that East Timor will be independent one day.
Isikola mocor ini hirana naunuku (i)hirohe. This pupil met all our expectations.
Ini helu-heluhana pala mica naunuku hirohe. All our needs are met from the garden.
Ini heluhana pala micane hai naunuku hirohe. The garden meets all our needs.
Ma'ar ica guvernu aci hai rau. Some people are satisfied with the government.
Guvernu ma'ar ica haim ranu pai. The government has satisfied some people.
Guvernu akam ini hirana naunuke hirohe. The government didn't meet all our expectations.
We hoped for a better life after the revolution, Ina ihire tu revolusaun sai ini lauhana tali rau,
   but we were disappointed by the new government. nanipo guvernu imiri ini iicam kapar pai.
        want: additional material      
Tava tali ansi hinta kaparana hain aci. He met with an accident because he was so overwrought.
Ana kois la'a feri hin ana coman lavan hain acakne. I'm going on holiday soon so I've put aside some money.
Ant' har hair eroho feri. I'm looking forward to my holiday.
  ahar pehe la'a be eager to   "pehe" adds a note of impatience
Tavar ahar hair pehela'an mace. They're looking forward to eating.  
         They're keen to get started on the food.
Moko-mokora ahar hair eroho pehe festa. The children are looking forward eagerly to the party.