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kaPRT.MDLpermission third personSu sokukwe hiy ka la.Let him eat that coconut.
ka-V.PF.DIRLpfxsideways or other side, indicates directionHomkwe Yapru 2 kome ka-kaye.They crossed the river coming from Yapru 2.
ka-lwosvremove from sheath, take out of cover,Now a ouon ko me kama-lwos.Take the wood from under the house.Hiykwe hyo aw-seik ke ka-lwos.He took out his knife (from its cover)
kahismake wide open, give spaceHakwe hu se aiopey hay kahis keyn ha.I created more space for the water to runHakwe hano a se aiopey hay kahis yay ey.I am going to make space for my big house
kahniyvlowerSey sokwe kyor-kahniy ha e.Lower this tray above the fire.
kahokrionvseparate with hands
kahowkriyvfold_upUwr sohokwe laplap ke kahowkriy peyn koruay, oion-waw mon lokuan ey.The man folded up his laplap to wade accross to the island.
kahrorvloosenHunkwe ur sehe kiy-kahror eLoosen and remove that rope.a-kapa me kama-hrorto untie the leaf rafters from the roof.
kahweopen upNey prueyn hiykwe ai-woki ke nekie kahwe.One child opened up the mouth of a fish.
kahyavtake out of somebody's hand by forceseik ke kahya sowtook the knife out (of his hand)?
kaievrise, awakenHmo uron mokwe sa seme kaie kaie.Thoughts started to awaken.ey-kaie kofrom the place where the sun comes upey-kuakeyn kofrom the place where the sun goes down
kaihormale pig
kairvdig out, removehow kairdig out tarohakwe inan hane say se kairI removed the sago palm needle I stepped in.
kakaruknhen, chicken
kakarway??
kamnmaternal uncleKam hokwe hano ipey ko hiom.A maternal uncle is my mother's brother.
kam-V.PFpfxget? (singular)Now pok makwey ke kam-mniy e.Cut off the head of that grasshopper.akayr se kam-pe ayowbreak off and chew betel nut.yu se kam-preissqueeze, kill the mosquito.
kamacfkarakokwaadvemphasis (plural)kwa ley kama.Of course you (all) go.
kama-V.PFpfxget? (plural form)yeyk lon kama-mnithe canoe is broken, has many cracks.akayr seme kama-pe ayow e.these betel nuts have been broken off to chew.yu se kam-preis e.squeeze, kill that mosquito.yoh-owhi me kama-leremove the banana peels
kama-sopruwcfkamanebreak something soft, more than once
kamahniyvlower (more than two)
kamahyavtake away, snatch away, (more than one)
kamairvget out many, harvest tarohow me kamair say.harvest the taro.Homkwe yeyk-yier mon lousne nok, youk me kamair.They arrived at the place where the canoes were and took the paddles out (of the ground).
kamamyowagony, painHakwe Satan so yeik ke nak-kamamyow iawon.I am suffering with agony because of Satan's spear.