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cheme n masc loincloth made from bats wings; mal i wokim long skin bilong blakbokis Ex: Cheme meti nowi, chongo puaq mindiq, cheme maghe. They took bats, they removed the skin, they made loin cloths. see also: wapi cheme. (sem. domains: 1.6.1.1.8 - Bat, 5.3.1 - Men's clothing.)
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cheme mbramyi, cheme workeri (id. ofwapi cheme) n masc the Bare-backed Fruit Bat; Gh: chame; H: mbramyi; So: mbramyi Ex: Cheme mbramyi ni nyumo yi pe nimbraqe namb pug pug bu mbramyi puq bidig. This bat flaps his wings loudly among the fruit in the trees so we call him, "mbramyi." (sem. domains: 1.6.1.1.8 - Bat.)
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cheme nganye (id. ofwapi cheme) n masc Variable Flying Fox, a large type of bat caught in nets to be eaten. Its fur has an odor.; Gh: chame nganye; H: cheme wep; So: keme Ex: Cheme wep ni iny ambo o quem. This bat has reddish and light markings on the chest. Variable Flying Fox (sem. domains: 1.6.1.1.8 - Bat.)
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cheme podimo (id. ofwapi cheme) n fem Rousette Bat; Gh: chame podimo; So: obodinges Ex: Cheme podimo ni wokuandi nganye. This bat is very small. Rousette Bat (sem. domains: 1.6.1.1.8 - Bat.)
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cheme qo/cheme numbunap (id. ofwapi cheme) n Flying fox, larger types of bats caught for food; Gh: chame wagu; H: cheme qo; So: keme qo Ex: Cheme qo ni burpoq nyingraiq mo di mari, "Qo qo qo." In the night these bats fly calling, "Qo qo qo." (sem. domains: 1.6.1.1.8 - Bat, 5.2.3.2.1 - Meat.)
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wapi cheme

wapi cheme [wapi cheme, keme] n masc flying fox, various kinds of bats which are a kind of mammal; blakbokis; Gh: wapi chame; So: wapi keme Ex: Cheme meti nowi, chongo puaq midiq, unye muene mirighe. They took bats, removed the skin, and made loincloths. see also: cheme. (sem. domains: 1.6.1.1.8 - Bat.) cheme mbramyi, cheme workeri , cheme nganye , cheme podimo , cheme qo/cheme numbunap , pinyony , praimo

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nimbraqe [nimbraqe, nimbreqe] n neut wing of a bird, bat or insect; wing bilong pisin, blakbokis na binatang; Gh: mindira; H: mindireqe Ex: Cheme nimbraqe rise. Bats have wings.
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nyumo mongi [nyumo monggɨ] n fem a tree with hardwood used for house building; diwai smok; Gh: nyumo yuwogh Ex: Ni yi cheme maq ye. The flying foxes eat their fruit. (sem. domains: 1.5.1 - Tree.)
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paqi n masc a bat, a club, a carved piece of wood used as a weapon to kill things; hap limbum bilong kilim man o abus; Gh: pari; H: paq qui; So: pari Ex: Wapi cheme paqi pe bab. We kill bats with a bat.
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puat₂ n fem Banyan tree, a type of parasitic tree; bigus, fikus Ex: Wapi cheme burpoq di puat yi uri maq. Flying fox chew the ripe seeds of the puat tree at night.
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yeng nawo vi he stands guard, watching for something; putim was Ex: Wute yeng mawo pu yemu. The men are standing guard. Ex: Nyembuar pe cheme yeng pawo. We watch for bats at the bat net.
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