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Kulu KalakalanKulu KalakalaName of a character in the story of stealing the fire.
kulu sumasumaNP1head coveringYo fede Lebeka ena kulu~sumasuma ya abi be nenena ya fakou.Then Rebecca fot her head covering and covered up her face.Wawahin yo tatau kulu sumasuma sa toledi ai kuludi be ibege ti gegebula yo maihala ibege i sinaidi.Women and men put a head covering on their heads so that they won't get dusty and the sun will not shine on them.2veil
kulu~bonoi1Vtrgive much time to, to2Vtrdevote ones time to, toYaubada ena paisowa moho au kulu~bonoi, haba ginaulidi hinaga ya felemiu.Give much time to God's work only, and then he will give things to you.3IDIOMdon't give up Tabu u 'wasabu! U fafalibadi! U kulu~bonoi moho!Don't be afraid! Speak to them, Lift up your head (don't give up)!paꞌana lau~gabu maihala dudulaina yai haba te mahula, yena te kulu~bonoi. because we will have a harvest at the right time, if we don't give up.4IDIOMlift up your head, to{Kulu~bonoi} is an idiom in Buhutu. Its literal meaning is "stand my head." GB
KuludaunKuludauName of a character in Imo La'ila'ina dedena.
kuludi maihawadi lofalofadiNPlong hairKuludi maihawadi sa lofalofa doha wawahin kuludi maihawadi lofalofadiTheir hair was long like the long hair of women.
kulugunhead, myNa tabu natum kuluna u fama'i. Ena Taukaikaitau panena ya atahi, mate haba ya laoma.But don't rub coconut oil on your baby's head. If Taukaikaitau smells it's odor he will come.Tinana alinana ya bui iyen, "Yowane Babasito kuluna u an'etai."Her mother answered her and said, "Beg him for John the Baptist's head."1s: kulugu, 3s: kuluna
kulugu maihawadiNPhair of my head
kulugu talanaNPhair, my
kulugu ya lidilidiCLhead goes down, myNuba, ahegu sa hasahasai na kulugu ya lidilidi na E finahe.Cousin, my legs are going up and my head is going down, and I climb up.This is part of an expression meaning "upside down." which is: {ahegu sa hasahasai na kulugu ya lidilidi} "My legs are going up but my head is going down."
kulukalakalager??see name: {Kulu Kalakala}.
kulukulunskullSa mahano~lau nu'una yai, hesana “Kulukulu.” They arrived at a place called "The Skull."
Kulukulu Nu'unaNPSkull PlaceSa laoma nu'u hesa hesana Gologota. (Aniyona mate Kulukulu Nu'una).They came to a place called Golgotha. (The meaning of which is Skull Place).
kulukuluwennagerleaders, its
kulunanhead, onesroot: kulu, 1s: kulugu, 3s: kuluna
kuluna ya mataIDIOM1one's head has eyesYena sai kuluna ya mata haba ya nuwatuhu~lobahi. Whoever's head has eyes (can discern) will understand (find it with ones thinking).2discerning, to beIDIOM: {kuluna ya mata} "ones head has eyes" means "one is discerning, one has wisdom."
kumaincatAhena hige doha ai. Kumai, nuwana umi hidamiu, pa'ana ahena doha ahemiu."Its legs are not like us. Cat, maybe he is your companion, because his legs are like yours.1.6.1.1Mammal1.6Animal
kuminoncuminEmi ainauya mula panepanedi haisa: minti, anise, yo kumino wa, ami antole~nagoꞌedi Yaubada enehena.Cumin is a spice mentioned in the Bible.
Kumkumn1owl species1.6.1.2Bird1.6Animal2Papuan FrogmouthSome say this is the Papua Frogmouth, olthers call the Papuan Frogmouth {Pwahopwahoho}.1.6.1.2Bird1.6Animal
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kuneinterjsquealing noise made by a pig"Salai yau E talai." "Kune." "Eda bawa hei, waihin yee--, eda salai u sahai?" "Ai, hige'e, sa annali."I am beating a pig. "Oinking noise" "Hey our young pig, woman, what are you doing to our pig?" Us, nothing, they are biting (each other)"1.6Animal6.3.1.4Pig1.6.4.3Animal soundsCompare {kule} "squeal" - said of pigs.
kunonyoung coconut
kuno-n > npfxRDP{kunokunodi}
kunokunodinsmall coconuts, theirLa'ana mate ma'ima'i kunokunodi edi aba susu lau.The stems are the place from where the little immature coconuts grow out.
kunokunodi, ma'ima'iNPimmature coconutsLa'ana mate ma'ima'i kunokunodi edi aba susu lau.The stems are the place from where the little immature coconuts grow out.
kunuli bekunbreadfruit varietyov. synmase'amase'aunuli 1unuli 1