1. lack, loss, something that is not there that might otherwise be there lack1125
sele japīña to jatēpanrie;I feel sorry for your loss.
semme jerrasōr ke mīña ien senne jatēpa to wā senne jekīþa ilwae ien la sū jalāe īr;The little one replied, "We are lacking from never knowing from experience what is behind the mountain."
semete ke mārjanen jē mētūmi ien wā serne jatēpa to jāo;The Grandmother of the ētūma said, "Do not be lacking because of this.
samma ke makīþa mōna ien sele jatēpa nā to wā ñi liēn rā jalāe īr;The big rock said, "I am so lacking from not having gone behind the mountain."
samma ke makīþa mīña ien wā sele jekīþa ilwae; sele jatēpa ŋō;The little rock said, "I will never know from experience. I am so very much lacking."
samma ke makīþa mōna ien sele jatēpa wā to wā ñi liēn rā jalāe īr;The big rock said, "I am not lacking from not having gone behind the mountain."
2. the feeling of lacking something, generally human company; so, alone, lonely alone1125
tele jatēpa tō jāo ñi rātāsa;I felt lonely so I went to the marketplace.
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