pə raI ə
a despised or socially outcast person.
Although leprosy ceases to be contagious soon after treatment, in some parts of the world its sufferers are still treated as pariahs.
feI tae lih ti [or] f@ tae lih ti
a sudden or unexpected death.
Although many were injured in the train wreck, there were no fatalities.
1. a watch or period of surveillance, esp. one kept during normal sleeping hours.
She kept her vigil at her mother’s bedside until early morning.
People gathered outside for a candlelight vigil in honor of the slain officer.
2. the eve of a religious festival, a watch kept then, or a devotional service held during this period.
Her parents made her attend both the Easter Vigil and the subsequent Sunday mass every year.
to accumulate or acquire.
He has garnered many awards for his paintings.
She is a good student and often garners praise from her teachers.
pae nə pli
1. an impressive covering or array of things.
2. a knight’s full set of armor and arms.