chad, n.man; person; human being; living being; someone; somebody; anyone; anybody.
chad a rokui el diak lulekoad el klaol; chad el dait; chad el babii; chad el ngikel; chad el lius. chad a sechal, dil, redil, ngalek, chad er a Belau, chad er a Merikel.
chedakn.poss.1s
chedamn.poss.2syour (singular) relative.
chedaln.poss.3shis or her person or relative.
chedal a kmeed er ngii el chad, kauchad, Calista a chedal a Toni.
chedemamn.poss.1pe
chedadn.poss.1piour (inclusive) relative.
chedemiun.poss.2p
chederirn.poss.3p
chadv.s.alive; living.
chedengangv.s.inch.becoming alive; reviving.
chedengang a sobelang er a kodall mesisichang, dikea le mad.
chad er a daobexpr.person knowledgeable about the sea.
chad er a governmentexpr.government employee.
chad er a morosexpr.barbarian; cannibal.
chad er a rengexpr.considerate person.
chedal a chelidexpr.person having religion; believer.
chedal a ochilexpr.lap; upper thigh.
mo chadexpr.become alive; come to life.
See also:
Examples:
> I will call that person's cats.
> Droteo is someone who really frightens me.
> The fish in the river died by the fisherman.
> Do you hear someone playing a guitar?
> Human beings are made or born to be hungry.
Proverbs:
> Like the man of Kayangel, who procured his gifts from Keso
The saying refers to a man from the atoll of Kayangel, some twenty miles north of the main islands of Palau, who, on his way south to visit friends, stopped at an intermediate reef, Kesol, to fish for a present for his host. Refers to a person who, en route to a visit, tries to borrow a present from another guest; any person who suddenly wants to borrow money.
> One for whom the door of words was not closed.

When the secrets of a clan or a profession were being taught by an expert, the house was completely closed and instruction took place in strict, whispered secrecy. the idiom may be applied to a person who, while having the proper status to be knowledgeable, has never learned in closed session; an important but uninformed person. Conversely, an expert or knowledgeable clan his torian is one who "has had the door closed" (mleng a simer).

> Like the people of Ngerechelong, standing together on the base of the coconut tree.
The mound or hump that forms at the base of the coconut tree is said to represent the highest ranking village clan. The leader of that clan is spoken of as "standing on the mound." In the idiom, it is suggested that the people of Ngerechelong (northern Palau) would all like to be leaders-all standing on the mound at the same time. The idiom may be applied where too many people try to direct an operation; too many leaders.
> Like the man of Ngesias, who left his serving of food to chase a chicken
Refers to a young man of Ngesias who was with a girl in the bush and was on the brink of persuading her to make love when he saw and gave chase to a chicken. Of course, he lost both the girl and the chicken. One may leave one task unfinished and initiate another, failing at both
> Disposing the group at Ngetkeuang.
The saying pertains to a situation that occurred at Ngetkeuang, a hamlet in Peleliu. Some members of a group about to sail north were already at the docks ready to board their canoes and set sail with a good strong wind from the south, slightly at an angle to the course they would follow and ideal for sailing. Impatient, the group at the dock finally left the remainder behind and the wind was so strong that they were soon well on their way. The phrase is applied to a wind that is strong, steady, and from the south, like a steady "tradewind"
More Examples:
> There was a crash by the bridge. Nobody got hurt.
> I'm from Peliliu
> Who is the best at pingpong at this school?
> Father/mother, I need money to go to college/university.
> My American friend is learning Palauan.
chedam, n.father (used as term of address).
chedam a sechal el oungalek; chedam a okedongel a ngalek el mo er demal.
demakn.poss.1s
demamn.poss.2s
demaln.poss.3sdemal a chedam er ngii el ngalek; kldemaol; demal a sechelik.
demadn.poss.1pi
demmamn.poss.1pe
demmiun.poss.2p
demerirn.poss.3p
chedangn.father (term of address less formal than chedam).
ouchedamouchedam a omekedong er a demal; ngar ngii a demal.
delal a demakexpr.my paternal grandmother.
demal a delakexpr.my maternal grandfather.
demal a demakexpr.my paternal grandfather.
See also:
Examples:
> My father is building our new house.
> My father doesn't want me to have party.
> Droteo learned how to make canoes from his father.
> Toki is fed up with her husband, so she's living at her father's place.
> He ate pre-chewed food from his father, so that's why he takes after him.
Proverbs:
> Like his father, for he ate his father's premasticated food.
Applied to a child by adoption, with the implication that the adopted child resembles his adoptive father
More Examples:
> my dad went trolling last night. Caught a barracuda.
> Sometimes, i really miss my father and mother.
> My father had always made ropes from coconut husks at the boating house with his friends.
> Father, how do we de scale this monstrous wrasse fish?
> What's your father's name?

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