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gaaWESoutside area. n. so ada gaapara ipa apo iaga pua mea there is water outside that house so go get it
gaa maareagele mare ali Sdeaf and dumb. ajp.
gaaleyaws, a severe tropical ulcer. n. niaana to madaa gaale pia raburi ora waru no mamaya when we have a yaws sore the pain is continuous syn: kare ; syn: lumu 1 ; syn: rere-gaale .
gaalotito be dry. adj. syn: kaapu ya .
gaape gape
gaapiWESaxe. n. mogo gaapi ruduri gore ora nina kuba awolalo i this axe is so short that I can't use it to dig my ditch pt: gaapi-de ; gen: rai .
gaapi-agaasmall sharpened stick used to create larger holes in nose septum, ear lobes. NounC. syn: agaa-pitaa .
gaapi-dean axe handle. NounC. wh: gaapi .
gae (nele nele) ribaa
gae tato be getting dark, dusk. v. abiare akua naayapulu gae waru ta there is no moon so it is really dark syn: gae yala .
gae teaagae pamenane Slate afternoon. adv. syn: gae yala .
gae yalato be getting dark ; dusk. v. syn: gae teaa ; syn: gae ta .
gaemasweet potato variety. n. wh: sapi .
gaga tanoise made when calling a pig. v. pe madaa mena sae pabema rabu gaga ta when we put pieces of pig in a bamboo they boil
gaga-ragasound of rooster crowing. NounC.
gala-gala1tree variety with thorny protrusions. NounC. gen: repena . 2thorns, spikes. n. nipuna rama ekeme gala-gala aata aaya the spikes of his spear were there
gale piato have yaws. v. gale rere sore that is yaws syn: apeapa pia ; syn: yarua-naaki .
galenalePandanus language for food. ie.
galiacrooked pig's tail. adj.
galuhard red clay. n.
galu-galuclumps of hard clay or ground. NounC.
gameoa type of tinea. n. gen: yaina 1 .
gape(gaape) doorway. adj.
gapiagashell decorations on the body. n. syn: pepena 1 .
garobeating noise. ajp.