|merael a chisel||v.s.||well-known; famous; infamous; (person) popular. (news) spreading quickly.|
|chad er a chais||expr.||person who always has news to tell.|
|chisel a Toki||expr.||news about Toki.|
|chisel a beluu||expr.||news about one's village or country.|
|chisel a kodall||expr.||news of (someone's) death.|
|melai a chais||expr.||take a look at (something unusual).|
|ngera chised||expr.||what's up?|
> She's like the clams at Murael, lying face up (and open) and asking for news.
i.e., she just sits at home asking passersby about what's going on outside.
> Palauan news.
A paly on words invoving a form of the Palauan word for deception, which is similar in sound to "Belau" (Palau). According to one origin legend, the name "Belau" derives from a deception by which the people of Angaur tricked and killed the giant Uab, whose fallen body became the islands. Identifies a rumor, especially news that gathers detail as it travels farther and farther from its source.