entry
måleffa
pronunciation
muh-lehf-fah
meaning
vi. to forget; neglect; be unable to recall. Also malefa.
etymology
From Old Chamorro malefa (to be liberated, to be freed from), from Chamorro passive prefix ma + Proto-Western Malayo-Polynesian lepas (to set free, let loose, liberated).
examples
Måleffa yu' ni yabi-hu gi hilo' lamasa.
I forgot my keys on top of the table.

Adahi na un maleffa na ti un kandålu i petta.
Make sure you don't forget to lock the door.
additional comments
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