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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choi dop n masc cocoons made by a caterpillar which feeds on the dib tree and attach to a tree trunk or on the ground; haus bilong binatang Ex: Choi dop ire pene kangi pu rise. The cocoons occur stuck together in clumps, lined up similar to a beehive.
ginyarsiqe [ginyarsiqe, jingarsiqe] n masc several types of large beetles with long antennas found in trees; mama bilong binatang bilong diwai; Gh: teginyaw; H: gigre [gɨgre] Ex: Nyumo kin choi mo mo kuakrimo nase mo mo ginyarsiqe mas. Grubs from trees become pupa, then they become beetles. Gressitt (sem. domains: 220.127.116.11 - Insect.)
suweqi n masc the cocoon, the pupa stage of one specific insect; wanpela kai binatang; Gh: tayi; H: huweqi Ex: Choi kin pugri trang muange quari kin ane yembe nindiny pre di ni tende wabe nase. An insect makes a web with dry twigs and lives inside (until it matures and is ready to hatch.)