mlai, n.canoe; car; automobile; transportation.
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mlai er a Siabalexpr.Japanese car.
Examples:
> I almost got run over by a car.
> Did Joseph drive his car anywhere?
> I saw the canoe that those men carved.
> Your car gives a very smooth ride.
> Droteo('s car) hit my car.
Proverbs:
> Like Kerosene, poling his canoe with no obvious destination
Under the German administrator Winkler before World War I, a Palauan named Ngirakerisil (Mr. Kerosene) was employed as a canoe operator. Daily he would take the tireless administrator to a different part of Palau to inspect the various economic programs (largely coconut planting) instituted by the now legendary Winkler. The operator, least of all, could predict where they would be going next. The idiom is applied to any aimless person or action; indecision; a changeable person.
> Don't be like the man from Ngerchemai who lost both the turtle and the canoe.
Don't bite off more than you can chew...don't be selfish.
> Like the man of Ngerechemai, who lost his turtle and lost his canoe.
Relates to a fisherman who jumped from his canoe to catch a turtle only to find that his canoe had drifted beyond recovery. Applies to any situation where a person fails at a task, or, aptly, to a situation where a man, through his own foolishness, loses both his wife and his mistress.
More Examples:
> I am looking for a car.
> I really don't know how to drive these Japanese cars.
> I was driving to the store when I got a flat tire.
> Luke told me there was a car outside.
> My friend's wife can't drive now.

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