West Kewa - English


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nekea-potomaa softwood tree. NounC. gen: repena .
neke-nekemechanic. NounC.
nekolo(iti-yapana) small armpit shield. n.
nele nele gae
nele-nelenole Sa locust. [ie makes its sound]. NounC. gore wala yapipu ora ribaa page wala mo nele-nele nipu rekea in the morning and at night the locust arises syn: gae 1 .
nele-nele lalainanelenele lalamina Searly dusk. ajp.
nemasemi-hardwood tree variety; buds and flowers desired by birds. n. gen: repena .
nema yoworn as decoration. n.
nemakesaliva. n.
Nemolaclan in the Usa area of WK. nprop.
nene piav. 1intermittent . yai madu nene pia it's raining off and on 2distribute. gonaa yaina ome luaburi siki ada sulalo ru nene peme they have carried and left all the sick people at the hospital
nenepu(pudu pudune) adv. 1almost . nipu Wabi repara nenepu epa lopaya he fell down when he was almost to Wabi 2some distance away.
nepowhetstone. n. rai kutu aana madaa nepo pi rabu eke waru aya when the knife is sharpened on the nepo stone, it is really sharp syn: naga .
nepo aayato be very sharp. vp.
ngaluSround. adj.
ngiSgive, to 1st or 2nd person. v.
ngiyaaSto disregard, leave alone. v.
ngupaSlike this. adv.
ngutaSto be erect, as tail of a dog. v.
niI ; me. p. nida dia Not me
niaanaa E(niaa) we all ; us. p. naa ada my house syn: niaa .
niaa niaa
nikistinging nettle. n. syn: raara .
nikiri(yaapo tari) n. 1space or holes in a fence or in a grass roof. go adapara nikiri iaga yagi eperupa nasamena this house has a lot of hole in the roof so they haven't patched it well go rai gapina agaapara nikiri peapulu aana go peamenada this axe is not sharp and it looks like they have hit a stone with it syn: yaapo tari . 2flaws or wrinkles.
nikiri piato grind teeth together. v. syn: nina pia ; syn: nini pia .