English to Txuvanu Dictionary


139 English words listed.

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(Direct Object)PARTdoheads the direct object noun phrase
(genitive)SUFX~aiGenitive case ending on class I nouns: of; belonging to
(Indirect Object)PARTaheads the indirect object noun phrase
(plural)SUFX~iPlural noun ending.
(Question)PARTkwaRefer to grammar for use of kwa in forming questions.
(singular)SUFX~usingular noun ending.
(subject)PARTliHeads the subject noun phrase
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activityNOUNpanyaxIn the sense of something to do to accupy one's time, not necessarily a job.: occupation
adventurePOLYxahad- explore; exploration; journey
againADVinute
AliceNAMEAlis
andCONJe
anyADJyunoften used like an indefinite article to indicate some unknown instance of the noun.: some; one
atPREPili in; into; on; upon
attemptVERBharom- try
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bankNOUNsirakof a body of water: shore
belonging toSUFX~aiGenitive case ending on class I nouns: (genitive); of
bookNOUNotax
bore
boredom
boring
POLYwunz-
buildVERBneman- construct
burrowPOLYtxib- tunnel; dig; hole
butCONJmina however
butADVKÝrove however
byPREPvathrough the agency of, as in "It was discovered by me"
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chainPOLYsamal-
chapterNOUNboxt-
chatPOLYtxitxyer- converse; conversation; dialog
close toPREPsambre next to; near
constructVERBneman- build
containVERBhiban- have within
conversationPOLYtxitxyer- dialog; chat; converse
conversePOLYtxitxyer- conversation; dialog; chat
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daisyNOUNtxask
day
daytime
daylight
NOUNtsun
decide
descision
POLYtxiv-
descendPOLYzur- descent
descentPOLYzur- descend
dialogPOLYtxitxyer- chat; converse; conversation
digPOLYtxib- hole; burrow; tunnel
drawPOLYtxifon- paint; picture; drawing; photograph
drawingPOLYtxifon- photograph; draw; paint; picture
dream
dreamy
dreamily
POLYnatax
DreamlandNOUN┌xnataxIn mythology, the place to which the soul travels in dreams: Wonderland
drowsy
drowsiness
POLYmalavezh sleep
sleepy
sleepiness
dull
dullness
POLYsualezh stupid
stupidity
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enteringPREPenam into
explorationPOLYxahad- journey; adventure; explore
explorePOLYxahad- exploration; journey; adventure
eye
eyeball
NOUNrots-
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firstORDaban
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gatherPOLYsuber- harvest
get upVERBust stand up; rise
give toVERBbend-
glanceVERBpemp- glimpse
glimpseVERBpemp- glance
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harvestPOLYsuber- gather
haveVERBdim- possess; hold
have withinVERBhiban- contain
havingPREPsame with
herPRONleNominative personal pronoun, also used as object of a preposition.: she
herPRONalePersonal pronoun "she" as indirect object
holdVERBdim- have; possess
holePOLYtxib- burrow; tunnel; dig
homelandNOUN˙xnayam our land
hotADJuvan
howeverCONJmina but
howeverADVKÝrove but
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IPRONfiNominative personal pronoun
ifCONJdiwa whether
inPREPili into; on; upon; at
intoPREPili on; upon; at; in
intoPREPenam entering
itPRONetuePersonal pronoun as direct object
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journeyPOLYxahad- adventure; explore; exploration
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laborPOLYpreyan- work
landNOUNux world
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nearPREPsambre close to; next to
next toPREPsambre near; close to
norCONJnusnus...nus... neither ... nor ...
notADVeke
now and thenIDabal e inuteLit: once and again: once or twice
once in a while
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occupationNOUNpanyaxIn the sense of something to do to accupy one's time, not necessarily a job.: activity
ofPREPdu***Note to self: usage is not clear on this word.
ofSUFX~aiGenitive case ending on class I nouns: belonging to; (genitive)
onPREPili upon; at; in; into
onPREPibo upon
onceADVabal
once or twice
once in a while
IDabal e inuteLit: once and again: now and then
oneADJyunoften used like an indefinite article to indicate some unknown instance of the noun.: any; some
oneCARDaba
orCONJus
our landNOUN˙xnayam homeland
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paintPOLYtxifon- picture; drawing; photograph; draw
pay forVERBeskarand- repay
photographPOLYtxifon- draw; paint; picture; drawing
picturePOLYtxifon- drawing; photograph; draw; paint
pinkADJvulolozhe
pleasurePOLYbanix
ponderVERBtsamp- speculate; wonder
possessVERBdim- hold; have
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rabbitNOUNpelang
readVERBjin-
redADJlozhe
repayVERBeskarand- pay for
riseVERBust get up; stand up
runVERBpasan-
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shePRONleNominative personal pronoun, also used as object of a preposition.: her
shoreNOUNsirakof a body of water: bank
sisterNOUNanux
sitVERBtuny-
sleep
sleepy
sleepiness
POLYmalavezh drowsy
drowsiness
someADJyunoften used like an indefinite article to indicate some unknown instance of the noun.: one; any
speculateVERBtsamp- wonder; ponder
stand upVERBust rise; get up
stupid
stupidity
POLYsualezh dull
dullness
suddenlyADVasapere unexpectedly
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thatPRONmetxurefers to "all that has just come before", i.e. what was just now said.
thatPARThiIntroduces a dependant clause. See grammar for rules of usage.: which; who
thenADVbanat that time
threeCARDdox
tryVERBharom- attempt
tunnelPOLYtxib- dig; hole; burrow
twoCARDtxek
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unexpectedlyADVasapere suddenly
uponPREPili at; in; into; on
uponPREPibo on
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valueNOUNpopyazh worth
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wePRONyaluNominative personal pronoun
whetherCONJdiwa if
whichPARThiIntroduces a dependant clause. See grammar for rules of usage.: who; that
whiteADJvulo
whoPARThiIntroduces a dependant clause. See grammar for rules of usage.: that; which
withPREPsame having
withoutPREPmine
wonderVERBtsamp- ponder; speculate
WonderlandNOUN┌xnataxIn mythology, the place to which the soul travels in dreams: Dreamland
workPOLYpreyan- labor
worldNOUNux land
worthNOUNpopyazh value