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irowpnarm, upper part
irowp-ownelbowHano irowp-ow aw lok.My elbow aches.
irweykadjdifferentNaw sokukwe hunkwe irweyk ke lowk.As for the sago tree, you cut a different one.meir irweyksign, wonder
isarvspeed upHiykwe mey mokwe isar isar meio pey.He is very slow with his work.Hunkwe saw-isar meio kora.Speed up the work
isawk ??unspec. var. ofeysawk
isayvto let, to permitHomkwe hmo ney me su-meyk mon pese isay ha o.You should not permit your children to go under the coconut tree.Hunkwe hane liy isay kow o?Will you allow me?Hye pese isay opruw o.Do not let him drown.
iseawadvquicklyHakwe iseaw sau nok.I ran very fast.
iwanswamp, water everywhere, no dry place
iwar1healthyParaw hiykwe peik lwak, enkin hokwe hiykwe iwar lwak.A while ago he was ill, but now he is healthy again.
iwar2human beingHiykwe powp korey, hiykwe iwar-ar.He is not a spirit, he is real human being.
iwasancrab?
iwayndeep waterAn-yeik mokwe hromkwe iway yapruear mon saken.We throw fishing hooks into suitable deep waters.
iweycfapaw2nopweypurwaynat least four generations removed
iwoncfsuwonadjnewa iwona new houseenekwei iwona new period
iworngold fishHakwe iwor ke ley way kwawk, yawk non.I scooped the gold fish with a net.