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oru nganye

oru n fem frog; rokrok; Gh: eru (sem. domains: 1.6.1.4 - Amphibian.) oru cheghe , umo ngawu, umo mbaq

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oru bis [oru bɨs, brɨs] n a green frog with yellow spots; some get large; Gh: eru poprang; H: oru bih [bɨh]; So: oru raw Ex: Oru brit nyumo taq pe ris, wuye wundi di riri,"Ngrok ngrok". This green tree frog lives in holes in trees, when it rains they call out,"Ngrok ngrok". Litoria euchemis (sem. domains: 1.6.1.4 - Amphibian.)
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oru kinyawumo n fem two types of tree frogs which live at the water and croak. They are edible (can be eaten).; Gh: eru tare Ex: Oru irene wokuandi wo, ni wuye pe nyoq wuwo. One of these frogs is very small and lays its eggs in the water. Platymantis papuensis (sem. domains: 1.6.1.4 - Amphibian.)
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oru krip

oru krip n masc a small type of frog; wanpela kain rokrok i liklik; Gh: eru mering; H: urip maw Ex: Oru krip tan pe mase ye. Ni mari, "Krip, krip." Rana frogs live in the sword grass. They cry out, "krip." Rana (sem. domains: 1.6.1.4 - Amphibian.)

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oru maiq

oru maiq [maiq, mai] n fem two kinds of large tree frogs which live in the bush and are edible; tupela kain bikpela rokrok; Gh: eru go Ex: Oru maiq wuye muang pe ris kin. These tree frogs live by the water's edge. Litoria (sem. domains: 1.6.1.4 - Amphibian.)

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oru puanji n fem a striped orange tree frog living deep in the jungle. It is inedible (cannot be eaten).; Gh: eru mbuangi [mbuanggi] Ex: Oru puanji 5:00 pugri ni wuri, "Kuach kuach kuach". The orange tree frog calls out at 5:00 (so people know it is time to go home.) (sem. domains: 1.6.1.4 - Amphibian.)
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oru wame n fem a very small green tree frog with a light belly which lives in trees and sounds like a typewriter.; Gh: eru wame Ex: Oru wame ni wuge chang pe ris di riri,"Nguq weq, nguq weq". This tree frog sits on the sago fronds and calls. Litoria infrafrenata (sem. domains: 1.6.1.4 - Amphibian.)
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