West Kewa - English


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raacassowary quills. n.
raafern variety. n. gen: ega .
raav. 1to emit. pu raata he urinated mopo mena saere gore abasanade yalo aima roa ota 2to flood. ipa rea the water is in flood
raato burn. v. ada aba raaariade the house has burned down
raaWSthe forest. n. niri raapara pamuawa I traveled through the forest raa mena wild pig aima raa; pu raa; i raa; sope laapo raalo; pu maraaia discharge of pus; to urinate; to defecate; I spit twice; to be frightened into urinating raapara piri aa; a woodsman
raa aliSsettlement people. n.
raado rado
raadonaneanother direction. adj.
raa-egabush fern. NounC. gen: ega .
raagepandanus variety. n.
raakea variety of wild pandanus whose leaves are used to make umbrellas. n. gen: aga .
raake pea(lokola) v. 1to husk. syn: reke pa . 2to cut or saw. 3to cast out a demon/ exorcise.
raakepe rubebe pato keep shredding and discarding, as when cleaning off a shell. vp.
raakepene aaa lazy man. ajp. syn: kiaa esepene aa .
raaketaa small lizard. n. gen: kau .
raakicaterpillar vareity. n. gen: bolo puna itinu ; syn: wabi .
raakoa variety of wild pandanus. n.
raako piato roll and shape, as pandanus leaves to make an umbrella. v.
raako piato have a dry mouth. v.
raako-sopefoam. NounC. biana raako sope beer foam syn: sope .
raaletop used in games by throwing to hit any one of a series of five upright sticks. n. gen: rapa ; syn: magala yae .
raale magopeaa spinning or balancing top. vp.
raale tato play spinning tops game. vp.
raale-awai raale-ulu
raale-ulu(raale-awai) the five sticks which are used in the top game. NounC.