West Kewa - English


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abasanyaiold ; from before. adv.
abeEnow. adv. syn: abi 1 ; syn: abia 1 .
abe-aaa eunuch. NounC.
abe-onaa barren woman. NounC. syn: namadini ona ; syn: polae yabe ona .
abi(abia) adv. 1right now. syn: abe . 2yet. abade na mena kasu pare abi naabuta a long time ago I gave him my pig but he has yet to return it
abi paabi pea Equickly. ajp. kogono luabu abi pu do all of this work quickly
abia abi
abia yasaScontemporary song, once used to refer to the national anthem. np.
abia-koneabi-kone Snew behavior. NounC.
abiaraaabiara Snow what!. adv.
abosoftwood tree with large leaves; fruit eaten by animals. n. gen: repena .
abonaalebo Eafternoon. n. syn: alebo .
abuedible pitpit variety. n. gen: padi .
aburepay. v.
abukabu E(abu-aga) peelings, refuse. n.
abukabu Eyellow clay. n. go aai aburi aapimi rabula who threw away this banana skin abu pala kati pala pua pa uba podo podo ta yellow mixed with brown which is specked throughout
abukabu ESto wedge inside of. n.
abu peaabu Ev. 1yellow colored . so yaa madaa abu pia the sky is colored yellow aame abu pia the man has colored himself yellow 2rusty. rai gappi amaa sua abu pea put the axe outside and it gets yellow (ie rusted)
abu pi yainahepatitis. ajp. syn: muku-yaina .
abu roke tato ripen, as a pandanus tree. ajp.
abuaa-ragunatype of net hat worn on special occasions. NounC. gen: nu 1 .
abuathe top part of a mushroom. n.
abu-aga abu
abulakabula Elips. n. syn: agaa-abula .
abulav. 1to cover over. nena yago luabu aba abulu kiritape you compensate for all you debts aga abula bind up the pandanus nuts syn: bekeme pea ; syn: yano abula . 2prepare/ready a smoke. sogo abula roll a smoke 3to repay, recompense. yago abula to repay a debt