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chang n masc base of the sago frond; pangal bilong saksak; Gh: bage Ex: Wuge chang bi pawo. We remove the base of the sago frond.
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changri [changrɨ] n fem ditch, especially to drain around houses; baret; Gh: nimbe [nɨmbe]; H: changru; So: changru Ex: Changri mawo. They made a ditch.
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chai n fem a peel, husk; skin bilong frut; H: chango Ex: Wane uri chai anene nase. The ripe banana still has the peel on it. (sem. domains: 1.5.5 - Parts of a plant.)
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cheng₁ [chengg] n neut twigs that are dried up; liklik han bilong diwai; Gh: chang [changg]; H: waha grip; So: wase grip wase cheng
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chongo nand see also: nyoq nand. vt he peels something; rausim skin; Gh: chango nand; H: chango nand Ex: Nyumo chongo bad. We remove the bark from the tree.
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chongo quan quan (id. ofquan) n person of mixed race; hap kas; H: chango quan quan
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chongo₁ n m/f skin; skin; Gh: chango; H: chango Ex: Ni chongo ambo riwo. Their skin is red.
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chongo₂ n m/f clothes; laplap; Gh: rawo; H: chango Ex: Chongo wong bad. We buy clothes.
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ghati tingeruki [ghatɨ tinggeruki] n masc a large yellow snake with small brown marks; it is a young snake which changes color when it gets older and is then called a green tree python.; H: ghahi hingeruchi see also: ghati riq. (sem. domains: 1.6.1.3.1 - Snake.)
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mim tumo [mɨm tumo] n neut lips; arere bilong maus; Gh: tumo chango; H: mihmo [mɨhmo] Ex: Mim tumo yuqo wuti. Her lips are aching.
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nei nare nitinde (Bible term ofnare nitinde) Bible Term he repented, changed his mind; senisim tingting
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ngimne nyumbueg [ngɨmne nyumbueg] n fem prostitute, a woman who has sex with men in exchange for money; pamuk meri; Gh: manye dugu nyumbueg; H: minye ring pe nyumbueg
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nyumo chongo n masc the bark of trees; skin diwai; Gh: nyumo chango; H: nyumo chango (sem. domains: 1.5.5 - Parts of a plant.)
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puwo timbri (id. oftimbri) n betel nut husk; Gh: mbuwo chango; So: simbri (sem. domains: 1.5.5 - Parts of a plant.)
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tinde no, tindaq wuso vt he changes into something else; tanim i go kamap narapela samting; Gh: tindi no, tindi wuto; H: hindaq wundo, wuho Ex: Ghati tindaq wuso pu wuse. The snake changed to a pig.
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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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wase yas, wase cheng (id. ofwase) n neut twigs used to start a fire; Gh: wate yat, chang; H: waha grip
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wuye moripuang [wuye moripuang] n neut water that splatters off the ground; H: oyiqir; So: changchang
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wuye rind ruso vi it melts, dissolves, changes from a solid to a liquid; Gh: wuye rind ruto; H: wuye rind ruho; So: wuye rimb ruso Ex: Sol mone pe kus kus wuye rind ruso pre. The salt on the leaf completely dissolved. Ex: Mego riq wase bedi wuye nand no. The hardened sap of the mego tree became liquid when it was heated.
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chaghi [chaghi] n fem the bast tissue of the coconut palm whose fibrous material is used as a sieve when washing sago; laplap bilong kokonas; Gh: juwaghi Ex: Ni chaghi chang pe baq wundiq ei wuge wuye wuwo. She fastened the bast in the base of the sago frond so she could wash sago. (sem. domains: 1.5.1.1.2 - Coconut Palm, 1.5.5 - Parts of a plant.)
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wuge choi

choi n m/f caterpillar, grub, immature insect larvae; binatang; Gh: toi Ex: Wuge bir wuaq, choi wuteri. She split open the sago trunk and got the sago grubs. Ex: Nyumo choi tende mo ginyarsiqe mase. When the tree larva change, they are long beetles. Ex: Sare choi tinde ruso muraiqango rise. Caterpillars change into butterflies. Ex: Choi nimbringi di kuakrimo rise, otiwo ni ginyarsiqe nase di no. Caterpillars change and become pupae, later they become beetles and go. choi wo

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ninjangi naghe, ninjaqi wughe [ninjanggɨ naghe] vt he inserts something, it wedges between two things, something slips down between two things so that it is held firmly in place; pas namel Ex: Umo ngape sawo pe minjangi naghe pu yenu. The fish bone was wedged between the teeth. Ex: Wuge chang gijangi naghe. I wedge the sago bark (in around the fireplace.) Ex: Ni buk pe ninjaqe wughe. He inserted something in the book.
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nowi, nuaq, nawo 1 vt he puts something on or down; putim sampela samting; Gh: newi 2 1 it comes up in new growth; nupela kru i kamap Ex: Marasin kawo. I put medicine on. Ex: Temu gos puam, me. The two of us served them sago, they ate it. Ex: Changru mawo. They are putting down/digging a ditch. Ex: Nge wand omo kawo. I finished talking. Ex: Iye su nowi. The coconut shoot sprouted.
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nyimiki [nyimikɨ] n masc six poles supporting the sago platform.; stik bilong wokim bet bilong saksak; Gh: wuge tinye nyumo; H: hineq ki [hineq kɨ] Ex: Nyimiki pi maghe pu yemu di chang tende wam peqwuye pu wuse di wuge wuye pawo. We stand the poles up in the ground and put the sago frond base on top and wash sago.
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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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