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daakele EShousepost. n. nina ona ada paluame ada daa ponola pulu I want to build a house for my wife so I am going to cut posts ada daa awa set the house posts syn: ubi-pagu .
daa daa laajp. 1sound of tree kangaroo hopping. 2sound of rain on roof.
daalikali S(mata) a type of cricket. n. gen: bolo puna itinu .
daaparaside of a house. n.
daaputhe red Padanus fruit. n. gen: aga .
dailotito be dry. adj. syn: kaapu ya .
daluadysentery. n. syn: i-kululu .
dambaScompensation payments. n.
damenaWSsalt. n. syn: kosaa .
dapuEpandanus, red fruit variety. n.
dau tadau tya En. 1sound of as from a gun. syn: bu la . 2smap fingers.
dauwa(molo-molo; rapasuma; kati-alame) decorative headdress, made from cassowary plumes. n. syn: rapasuma .
deede Saxe handle. n. syn: rai-de .
dekewooden mallet. n.
depeadepolo Emake a fire using a bamboo strip that is pulled against a piece of hardwood. v. syn: keapu .
depeaedepeaa ESto braid. v.
depearadepea ESto wash, scrape clean, as pigs hair before cooking. v. go ona, meme mogo mena lo depea woman, scrape clean the belly of that pig syn: radepea 1 ; syn: kirape .
depetapa(dial. var. kiba-kaba) alternative term for kiba-kiba or kegeremaa mushroom. n.
depoloto pry up. v.
derewaan. 1round like a button. 2a circle.
DevitDavid the king. n.
didiminya S1announce a time. n. Nimiri go yeaeme ipulupape lo aana giame pae? Have they told you when to return? 2to count. v.
diWESto count. n. syn: yarepea 2 .
dispecified time. n. mo yawe aake di rabu pabea? when do they intend to have the dance? Ni balus madaa pope di repara ipula The time for my flight is very near. Epape di gi Give me the date you will come ada pope di time to go home
di kalato enumerate, to relate the future time or date of a festival. v.