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== Miq → Eng ==
 
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===Case 1===
 
maisa - waistline, food that grows after boiling/cooking (like rice)
 
maisa - waistline, food that grows after boiling/cooking (like rice)
  
 
Example sentences:
 
Example sentences:
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waistline: Upla ba ai maisara bilk wilkisa. La gente se sujeta la faja en la cintura.
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Revision as of 13:37, 22 April 2021

Miq → Eng

Case 1

maisa - waistline, food that grows after boiling/cooking (like rice)

Example sentences: waistline: Upla ba ai maisara bilk wilkisa. La gente se sujeta la faja en la cintura.


Miskito Sentence English Translation
miq 1 eng 1
miq 2 eng 2

Generalization for determining which translation is correct:

  • If the sentence contains foods that grow when cooking or heating, it refers to that. Otherwise, it refers to waistline.

Case 2

pâlaia - to fly, to get angry

Example sentences:

Miskito Sentence English Translation
miq 1 eng 1
miq 2 eng 2

Generalization for determining which translation is correct:

  • If the sentence mentions an aircraft, translate to 'to fly'. Otherwise, translate to 'to get angry'.