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umomuate wapi see also: wapi umomuate. n masc birds that are always flying, swiftlets, possibly both the Uniform Swiftlet and Glossy Swiftlet; Gh: wapi umomuate; H: wapi meri mbangu ; So: wutuqwo Ex: Umo tindaq wuso wapi wuse, te ningg mari umomuate wapi. A fish changed into a bird, that's how it got its name. Collocalia vanikorensis and esculenta (PL28#4,5) (sem. domains: 1.6.1.2 - Bird.)
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wapi ambe chongo puaq n masc small Pygmy-Parrots (PL21#2,3,4); Gh: wapi urambe jango; H: wapi ambre chango puaqyi; So: wapi nyumo chongo puaqMicropsitta geelvinkiana, bruijnii, and keinsis (sem. domains: 1.6.1.2 - Bird.)
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wapi ambedurengyi [wapi ambedurenggyi] n masc a black bird with white around ear and back of neck and red under the tail, Lowland Peltops (PL39#3); kapenta pisin; Gh: wapi tamungguari, godokueng; H: wapi ambeduqreng; So: wapi subadu ureng Ex: Wapi nen nari,``Tik tok tik tok.'' This bird calls out like a hammer. Peltops blainvillii (sem. domains: 1.6.1.2 - Bird.)
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wapi ambojig n masc a name for two kinds of hawks, One has a white throat, and an odor, the Greyheaded Goshawk (PL5#4). The other with an orange breast, the Grey Goshawk (PL5#5), does not have an odor and is eaten; tarangau bilong bus Ex: Wapi ambojig ni suwangu pe nari. This hawk calls out with a whistle. Accipter poliocephalus (sem. domains: 1.6.1.2 - Bird.)
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wapi ambraw n fem Mountain owlet-nightjar (PL26#18a,b); pisin bilong nait; Gh: wapi ambraw; H: wapi wuhekoAegotheles albertisi (sem. domains: 1.6.1.2 - Bird.)
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wapi amqase n fem the Spotted Nightjar (PL27#3); wanpela pisin i save singaut long night; Gh: wapi mongnumbu [wapi monggnumbu]; H: wapi mongnumbu [wapi monggnumbu] Ex: Wapi amqase ni qine nas di ni nyoq irene nuaq. The Spotted Nightjar lives on the ground and lays one egg. Eurostopodus argus (sem. domains: 1.6.1.2 - Bird.)
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wapi angepuari [wapi anggepuari] n masc several types of honey-eaters which have a yellow or white mark by the ear and a slender bill, people say when it calls children get sick (PL46#9,10.12); Gh: wapi angepu [wapi anggepu]; H: wapi rar njumwiyi; So: wapi ange piyari Ex: Wapi angepuari churik nand. This bird often calls with a short-staccato sound like, "Churik". (sem. domains: 1.6.1.2 - Bird.)
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wapi arjijipureq n fem a bird which has white and black feathers, the Black-browed Triller (PL33#10); Gh: wapi turowjew; H: wapi urjiji; So: wapi arjigipureqLalage atrovirens (sem. domains: 1.6.1.2 - Bird.)
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wapi aumbung n fem a bird with black feathers and black eyes which lives in the forest near streams. It calls out with a loud voice and sits out in the open. Looks like Jobi Manucode and Glossy-mantled Manucode.; Gh: wapi ngawbu; H: wapi aumbumo Ex: Wapi aumbung ni nyingraiq wuso di ni nimbraqe riri, "Ki pi pi pi pap." When this bird flies its wings sound like, "Ki pi pi pi pap." Manucodia jobiensis (sem. domains: 1.6.1.2 - Bird.)
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wapi aurago n masc Pheasant Pigeon; H: wapi murub; So: wapi seminguaru Ex: Ni nyumo yit pend wuwo wure wuso nyu wuwo di nyoq waq. She cuts and carries tree roots to make a nest then lays an egg. Otidiphaps nobilis (sem. domains: 1.6.1.2 - Bird.)
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wapi baubi n fem Rusty Pitohui (Pl42#7b); Gh: wapi gechir; H: wapi paubi Ex: Wapi baubi ni quan ire pene ruso. Rusty Pitohuis fly in flocks. Pitohui ferrugineus (sem. domains: 1.6.1.2 - Bird.)
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wapi baubiyivanj n masc Green-backed Honeyeater (PL44#6); Gh: wapi tuedichi Ex: Wapi men ni nyumo tingine pugri mas. These birds stay in the treees that are lower. Glycichaera fallax (sem. domains: 1.6.1.2 - Bird.)
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wapi baurig n masc Cuckoo-Dove, like the Brown Cuckoo-Doves (PL16#6); Gh: wapi putwi; H: wapi pudwiw; So: wapi marowotMacropygia amboinesis (sem. domains: 1.6.1.2 - Bird.)
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wapi bueri n masc Rainbow Lorikeet (PL19#15); H: wapi buerhi [buerhɨ] Ex: Nginy ningg di wapi bueri ni pripri poqane nyingraiq mo. In the dry season these birds frequently fly in flocks. Trichoglossus haematodus (sem. domains: 1.6.1.2 - Bird.)
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wapi chambreru n masc a bird with a whistle which goes up gradually in pitch. They live in pairs, eat insects and fruits, and look like the Mottled Whistler (PL41#4); So: wapi nyamb susuwi Ex: Ni yuram bur mari kin te suangu mari. When they call in the evening they whistle. Rhagologus leucostigma (sem. domains: 1.6.1.2 - Bird.)
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wapi chembigaru n masc a small bird with two white marks across its face which flies quickly, the Moustached tree-swift (PL28#7); H: wapi hambogide Ex: Wapi chembigaru ni tumo kimbi dobui. This bird has long tail feathers. Hemiprocne mystacea (sem. domains: 1.6.1.2 - Bird.)
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wapi chichapui [chichapui, chinchapui] n masc a small black bird living in the undergrowth of the forest that has a white breast and white marks on the edges of the tail feathers, Black Thicket-Fantail (PL37#5); Gh: wapi chichawpui; H: wapi chichapui , mbanji; So: wapi chingchareyi Ex: Wapi chinchapui ni chichichapu pugri nari. The bird calls like this. Rhipidura maculipectus (sem. domains: 1.6.1.2 - Bird.)
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wapi chumipas n fem Marbled Frogmouth (PL26#12a); Gh: wapi tighaveyi; H: wapi chumuypahi; So: wapi sumbowong [sumbowongg] Ex: Wapi chumipas buog sumb waghine ris, burpoq mir meri rind. This bird stays quietly in the day and hunts food at night. (sem. domains: 1.6.1.2 - Bird.)
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wapi digiski n masc a name used for many small birds which live in the fields and forest including sunbirds, warblers and wrens; Gh: wapi digitchi, nji chit; H: wapi minjiqmoNectarinia aspasia (sem. domains: 1.6.1.2 - Bird.) wapi digiski ori nyewo , wapi digiski quari
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wapi digiski ori nyewo (id. ofwapi digiski) n wattled ploughbill see also: wapi orinye. (sem. domains: 1.6.1.2 - Bird.)
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wapi digiski quari (id. ofwapi digiski) n black sunbird (PL45#2); H: wapi minjiqmo quari (sem. domains: 1.6.1.2 - Bird.)
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wapi dogu n masc a bird with white head, red breast, yellow beak, and green tail feathers, the Wompoo Fruit-Dove (PL17#5); namba 4 balus; Gh: wapi weiwaku; H: wapi giwegu [gɨwegu]; So: wapi mine weigu Ex: Wapi dogu nari, "Quaqu". The fruit dove calls, "Quaqu". Ptilinopus magnificus wompoo (sem. domains: 1.6.1.2 - Bird.)
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wapi enju n masc the goura pigeon, the Victoria Crowned Pigeon (PL15#9); guria Ex: Wapi enju ni nyumbuare urur kin. The Victoria crowned pigeon has a patterned top knot. Goura Victoria (sem. domains: 1.6.1.2 - Bird.)

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wapi gisir [wapi gɨsir] n fem a brown bird with a long yellow bill, the Rufous Babbler (PL49#4); Gh: wapi geichir; H: wapi nyurori; So: wapi nyuqroriPomatostomus isidorei (sem. domains: 1.6.1.2 - Bird.)
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wapi growgraw [growgraw, mograw] n masc a term for two medium-sized black birds with yellow markings, the Yellow-faced Myna and Golden Myna (PL49#1,2); Gh: wapi growgow; H: wapi gawgare; So: wapi margareq Ex: Dabo nyumo pe mas di mari kin gibe wabe righe yeru. These birds sit on trees in the forest and call with a low hoarse voice. Mino anais & dumontii (sem. domains: 1.6.1.2 - Bird.)
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