West Kewa - English


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nabi pato cut open. v. syn: aarepa .
nabisaa variety of introduced tapioca similar to koroka. n. gen: bira 1 .
nabisithe coast. n. Nabisi aanu Coastal men
nabisitapioca variety. n. gen: bira 1 .
nadato taste. v. nadaluame pi I want to taste it na-anade I haven't tasted it
nadibird variety in Ialibu and Giluwe Mt. areas. n. gen: yaa .
nagahold on to. v.
nagaa variety of taro. n. gen: maa .
nagananga Swhetstone. n. niri no Magani ipa rai naga pula pulu I'm going down to the Magani River to sharpen my axe syn: nepo .
naga pa inayo
nai naaki
nakolStaro variety. n. gen: maa .
naliSstar. n.
nama nama rubini aaeat eat throw away man. ie. syn: yamame ome aa .
namadini onanot-carrying woman. ajp. syn: abe-ona ; syn: polae yabe ona .
nanape tanot ready to eat. ajp. nena airi etaa pare abi nanape ta your bananas hang but are not ready to eat
=nane(dial. var. =ne) directional clitic. [unseen]. adv. oronane; in there mogonane over that way madaanane up towards the top ririnane towards the start
nanga peato sharpen something. v.
nanowalet me eat it. v. eta dia pare nanowa there is no food but I want to eat
napaato be tired out. v. pora pamuae pirua napaato I have been walking a lot and am tired out
nape taready to eat/harvest. ajp.
napuma-koabird variety. [similar to the Pelican]. n. gen: yaa .
naraanarali ESpoor people. np. syn: rabo-onaa ; syn: ribu-aa .
na-rapinaato not hold onto. v.
narealizard variety that is very small and found in houses. n. gen: kau .