West Kewa - English


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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(dial. var. -da) complement marker.
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 .
-da dial. var. of -daa
-dacomplementizer. ne ayeda adalo I see that you are standing ne taloda re lae my hitting you made you cry
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 .
-dedefinitive asp. aa meda piraliademere naa ame the man who will be there is my brother nenade sabaaride sapiri nimu meame they took all of the sweet potato that you had put there for me
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.
didiminya S1announce a time. n. Nimiri go yeaeme ipulupape lo aana giame pae? Have they told you when to return? 2to count. v.