te, n., [From Japanese] ability; skill; style.
meoud a teexpr.slow witted.
mereched a teexpr.clever.
Examples:
> The travelers became thirsty in a few hours.
> Those people are hungry.
> They're from Beliliou (where preserved breadfruit is eaten)
> They both don't know anything and yet they're trying to explain.
> Children tend to grow up.
Proverbs:
> They're from Angaur.
They eat rope; rope is used to tie slaves and is therefore a symbol of inferiority.
> They are as though eating deldalech.
Deldalech is the material once used to blacken teeth in Palau. When the deldalech was applied it was "eaten" by keeping the mouth and lips completely immobile for several hours until the dye had set. May be applied to a meeting at which some problem is presented for discussion and no discussion takes place, all the participants sitting in stony silence; also to a person or group that receives a reprimand in silence.
More Examples:
> When the guys arrived they have their shared portions inside big sacks.
> There's a lot of good singers these days.
> The spirits knew that our home land is becoming deserted.
> The men and women from Ngeremlengui are ideal spouses because they are well-versed in customs and traditions.
> We were listening to the radio. They were playing Belauan songs.
te, pro.they/them (nonemphatic).
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Examples:
> They have plenty of money and possessions.
> Mothers tend to worry about their children.
> People tend to start arriving at one o'clock.
> My friends finished swimming in an hour.
> They are intimate with or close to each other.
Proverbs:
> They are as though eating deldalech.
Deldalech is the material once used to blacken teeth in Palau. When the deldalech was applied it was "eaten" by keeping the mouth and lips completely immobile for several hours until the dye had set. May be applied to a meeting at which some problem is presented for discussion and no discussion takes place, all the participants sitting in stony silence; also to a person or group that receives a reprimand in silence.
> They're from Angaur.
They eat rope; rope is used to tie slaves and is therefore a symbol of inferiority.
More Examples:
> They returned the borrowed plates.
> Wonder what they are thinking.
> We went to pick the betelnuts on the hills but when we got there, someone already picked them.
> A lot of talk but no action.
> Kerai, very soon the police will catch you and tie you up!

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