English - Varisi Dictionary  
compiled by Fr Stephen Tarrant, O.P.

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abandon

kasi

abandon (leave a village)

bori

abdomen

sopa

abide

tuguru

abide (live with)

kotavisi

ability

tarove ogoto

ablaze

nako

able

mazala

abode

pade

abound

puraka

abound (very many)

topu sasakata

about

torana

above

zaka zaka

abscess

kukuru

absent

ki ko kaega

absolve (sin)

lukasa

abundance

topuna

abuse

seko sakata

accept

pala

accompany

lulua

account

"kauni"

account

lepu lepu

accuse

koti

ache

vokara

acquire

pala

across

kava

active (strong)

moqere

acumen (clever)

tarove ogoto

add

vatopu

adequate

tora

adhere (seal a letter)

kaqisi

adjacent

garo garo

admit

mao

admonish

vasareki

adore

tudua

adore

vabatua

adorn

vavelaka

adorn

vameno

adult

basoe

adultery

taunata

advise

"sikulu"

adze

kápata

aeroplane

koluka bauku

plane (aeroplane)

koluka bauku

afar

laga laga

afraid

saréki

after

taramuzina

afternoon

kikinaka raravi

again

napu

age (years)

masirani

aged man

valaka

aged woman

maqota

agitate

visu visua

agony

vokara

agree

kameka nanao

ah

ke

ahead

kenaqa

aid

tavisi

alike

gerena so : varipada

alive

too

all

osina

allow

vamao

almighty

moqere sivala :
zazune osina pata

almost

garo garo

alone

tanu : i ko miki

along

tepa

also

napu

altogether

osina vano

always

osina nalu topurone

ambitious

vele batu

amputate

koboro

among

loboro

ancestor

vano nalu bana

anchor

likoto

and

mana

angry

muma : kauru

ankle

pukúna maeke

anoint

alu ze

another

kakia napu

answer

taulena : birua seko

ant (small)

vudara : naloso

ant (black)

koki

ant (red)

kanoko

ant (white)

zora

ant (yellow)

kasiraqo : kaeraqo

anus

dovili

anxious

nonao vokara ; popou

any

kakia

anyone

kaki basoe

anything

kaki pata

appear

sadaka me

approach

lama garo garo

approve

vamao

area (district)

kena

argue

vari valegu

arise

dogara

arm

karisi

armpit

bae

around

liqutu

arouse

vadogara

arrive

lama doka

arrow

lepo

article

pata

as

gere

ascend

popoka : ule popoka

ash

lodu

ashamed

agava

ashore (to come)

vosoro

asthma

puna

ask (about)

tana

ask for)

pene

asleep

kamuku

assault

vae

assemble

teno

assist

tavisi

astonished

nureke

atone (redeem)

bauru

attach

vari soba

attempt

pada

attend

tavisi

aunt

sinana lavata

avaricious

nana siko

avoid

zuka sai

awake

dogara

away

zaza

axe

pariko
 



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