9 emotion - society
        commitment      
             
  get involved apurfai emica'a   promise hai ta'a
  involvement apurfainu   keep a promise ta'an tapi fai
  commitment (gen) eluhana o'ohala break a promise akam (in) lukun neerepai
  make a commitment (spec.) heluhanam ine   fall in love ica aanifa
  commit oneself jen eluhe   (in a relationship) nita hai horupe
  swear jura   sex (polite) nita horucaia, nita fa'i
      sex (common)  
             
          luhumai  
  reliable / faithful aaneceremu, hiar rau     in a way that shows trust and ready understanding
  responsible responsavel     in such a way as to win the trust of another
  conscientious ukun eceremu Tava aluhumai naukufai.  
  with dedication nuanari naum Tavar nita luhumai nau eme.
  co-operate horusirivesi ko'operativu     They really understand each other.
  serve acanate      
  cop out, evade vali-valimpe Ana kafe halan ucute I only asked for coffee
          nanipo tava aluhumai asir lemes naum anina.
nuanari naum sirivesi works with total dedication   but the sterling fellow gave me sugar as well.
but: luhupai: miss out
Tava iheluhana haim inen vaci sirivesi eukufai. She has committed herself to finishing this work today.
Tava in heluhanam inen kois atolune. He has committed himself to helping me.
Aeluhen esame manane nara hulanam inen istuda. If you want to pass the exam, put an effort into studying.
Ineere-neerenana it nita horu sirivesu nita tolu-tolune  
Ana nacun palit' an akam ememara, nanipo ana maran ni'a ho tanam etolune.   nu i'a
I've got nothing to bring, but I'll come and help you with the strength of my limbs. (lit. "leg and arm")
i'a ho tanam nita tolu-tolune help one another with hand and foot
ma'ar unt' akam ita-ita ca'a a man of his word   Ana e naananeceremu. I am / was relying on this.
  An ica tavan aanifa. I've fallen in love with him. Ana e naaneceremu. I rely on this.
  Ina hai lukun ukani. We've reached an agreement. itana tenen ma'ar lauhana right-hand man
  Iluku-lukun hai sait' ilaik hai tia, tu laik ira hopu, maluh' ira hopu, hai anet' af' akam uhulen tatanpai.
    We have spoken, we have chewed the betel nut, the betel juice has been spread around,
    the maluhu juice has been spread around; it's settled and we cannot go against it.
     
  maluhu green plant, bitter and sharp eaten with betel nut at a covenant or contract ceremony
  hopu pile, pile up; spread around        
Tava in ipar pul naaneceremu. He can rely on his trained hunting dog.
Ana tava talin aaneceremu I rely on her very much.
E hai nau halat' ana aaneceremu. This is the only one I can rely on.
Tava in kaka naananeceremun akam laficar mahane.  
He always relied on his big brother so that he was not afraid of
commitment
        (establish) a covenant lutur mara, tei fai
  agreement nitahin(i) a'aca'a     nita vehe nava, jura,
  contract kontaratu     lanu fai, jura fai
  covenant lanu fai, jura fai Ma'ar kave uruvacu ifanu naen jura fai.
  treaty loutu, lanu fai   When someone marries, they take a vow
  Baptism sarani     before God.
  Confirmation konfirmasaun Tavar icalafur ratan nita vehe nava.
  marriage kavenu     Their forefathers were blood brothers long ago.
       
             
  pious santu piri santu   neutral lotunate
  fervent / devoted fiarana   take sides unu hicipe
  patriotic patriotiku   (our) side ini hicipe
  loyal tapi neereneere pai, loyal unilateral   unilateral afarika halahicine
  faithful fiaranavale multilateral   multilateral lafan hicine
  depend on, rely upon (hala) nanate   reciprocal nita apur
             
tava hala nanate rely on her
             
  conspiracy nita mucuca'a, konspirasaun   vow jura, votu
  mistrust em kapar fiare, em ete fiare   chastity vaaresenu
  let down em isi, orine obedience obidiensia, neerepainu
  betray aapiri   dedicate / consecrate em teinpai
  treacherous   teim cicirai   desecrate teim kaparpai
  traitor piri-piri, traidor uapainu   martyr martir
             
vata iram cau hiane
             
  expedition expedisaun vision eceremun lohai, visaun
  mission misaun visionary iheceremun lohai, visionariu
  campaign kampaina   romantic romantik
  crusade kruzada idealist idealista, eceremun hala
      realist realista, itapinu
             
             
  pragmatic fata-fatapai   deal ta'anu, ta'a-ta'anu
  dogmatic dogmatiku   do a deal ta'an unu fai
  ideology eceremunu, idiolojia   abide by neere pa'I
fundamentalist fundamentalista, tali fiare   renege valimpai
  extremist talipa'i, extremista    
             
nita apur tot ca'an kois nita vaari tolune an agreement always to co-operate
Tava iheceremun lohai. He is a man of vision.
Tava hin muacauvele uapai.     He betrayed his own country.
En uapain ma'ar lauhana.     He is a treacherous person.
uapain matar tahi mucune   treacherous rocks in the sea
  (loiasu kaune)     (can wreck a boat)
        commitment: additional material      
retract, fail to honour an undertaking luku-lukun alim fulehe
Ant' ahar alavan banku nae anet' ant' aaneceremu nanipo hain upe.
I thought I had money in the bank that I could rely on, but there was none.
sirivesi popo workshy authority autoridade
nuanari naum sirivesi works with total dedication authorities, leaders laficar, cautapunere
malu hira hopu