West Kewa - English


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ninimabird food, e.g. mother bird feeding young. n. ninima kala it is feeding it young go yaana ninima epa kata raburi gore nimu oge agaa lala pimi when the bird comes to feed its young they are there with their little mouths open
nipiipi ESyou two. p. nipu or abia nipi epalipi loa pa ado pirape he said the two of them are coming so you wait
nipu1a variety of fern. [two kinds depending on the degree of fuzz]. n. gen: ega . 23sg. prenoun.
nipu (ipu) nipu laapo
nipu laapo(nipu; ipu) they two. p.
nipu lalagive it to him (Pandanus language). ie.
niripiri egaalu
niripiriWEsmall head scratchers. n. syn: egalu .
niruportion ; leftovers ; pieces. n.
nitilight colored marsupial variety; lives in large trees. n. gen: yapa .
niti pato forbid. v.
niyorough leaf. [used like sandpaper for axe handles, etc]. n.
nod. 1down below. ne nogonane pupu descend nopara 2close.
-no1st person singular, switch reference. v. ni agaa lano paga I talk and you listen nena sekere wala mea paina ni adano mea ipu I would like to see your kina so bring it again
no kiritato finish eating. vp.
no mamawaeating for a long period. vp.
noaenoe Sn. 1forearm bone. 2a bone needle. syn: egapita . 3eight in the body tally system.
noae kekeEeye of a needle. ajp.
noae re pabu1inside of elbow. ajp. 2ten in the body tally system. n.
noae-adaa large spirit house about the size of a 'rakua' meeting house, built for certain cures. NounC.
noaepe rube aliEa smart man. ajp.
noain. 1a needle. syn: egapita . 2a comb.
noeEn. 1small arm bone, the ulna. 2eleven in the body tally system.
noe kegoSeye of the needle. np.
noe luabuEn. 1large arm bone, the radius. 2ten in the body tally system.