Lesson 10.

 

They are lucky enough to drink clean water: moc fi glo pio qa ve qe ka ki

(Literally: They have luck enough to get and drink clean water.) 

 

fortunate

 

 glo = lucky, luck, fortune, magic, magical 

 

 

 

bad luck  Opposite, glon = misfortune, bad luck, unfortunate(ly) 

 

pure

 

ka = clean, pure 

 

 

pollutionOpposite, kan = contaminated, pollute 

 

Hard materials don't bend easily except when hot: kwn plec vun zuin lu lian vi piu kau 

 

straight

 

zui = flat, straight, direct 

 

 

 

bend

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Opposite, zuin = bend, sit, fold, corner, angle, angular, sitting 

 

 

 

 

 

 

comfort

 

 

lu = easily, easy, ease, facility, comfort 

 

 

Difficult  Opposite, lun = difficult, uncomfortable, puzzle, challenging 

 

normal lia = normal, usual, usually, natural 

 

exception

 

 

Opposite, lian = except, only, exception 

 

 

 

warmHot

 

kau = warm, hot 

 

 

 

deep freezeOpposite, kaun = cold, freezing 

 

Solid metal objects in the ocean may get rusty: ko kai plac zo glwu plia lei rau kien

(Literally: Solid metal objects in salt water may become rusty.) 

 

solid

 

 

 ko = solid, mass 

 

 

 

 

metallic

 

 

kai = metal, metallic 

 

 

 

 

Salt

 

 

 

 

 

glwu = salt, salty, spice, spicy 

 

 

 

 

 

 

chance

 

 

lei = may, chance, likelihood, possible, maybe, possibility 

 

 

freshkie = fresh, like new 

 

Corroded

 

 

Opposite, kien = rusty, corroded, decayed 

 

 

 

If you burn your food, it may not taste good: vi te kei teh rei lei vei lan kio bia

 

burn

 

 

vi te kei teh rei, lei vei lan kio bia

kei = burn, fire 

 

 

 

taste

 

 

kio = taste 

 

 

Electrical short circuits can cause a bad smell: kou plioc zu glwn go qw gw kei lei ga bian kiu

(Literally: Electrical wires touching wrong, go to fast, burn, may cause a bad smell.) 

 

electricity

 

 

kou = electric, electricity 

 

correctglw = correct, appropriate, fitting, right 

 

out of place

 

 

Opposite, glwn = wrong, inappropriate, out of place 

 

 

Smell

 

 

kou plioc zu glwn go qw gw kei lei ga bian kiu

kiu = smell, odor 

 

 

 

Too many sweet fruits can cause obesity: qe qw koi mei vioc lei ga mo rau qw zio

(Literally: Eat too many sweet plant products may cause body to become too big.)  

 

Sweet

 

 

koi = sweet 

 

 

 

sourOpposite, koin = sour 

 

size

 

zio = size, volume, space, room (3D) 

 

 

She does not like sour wine: ma lan bw qe koin ki fa plwu

(Literally: She not like to drink sour water with alcohol.)  

 

alcohol

 plwu = alcohol, intoxicant 

 

 

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