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Jisas beghi ningg sambro nase (Bible term ofsambro nase) Bible Term Jesus took the punishment in our place.
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kowisambe n fem chin, jaw; wasket; Gh: tuwang, kowichambe; H: kowihambe Ex: Kowisambe dang ninduw. He hit his chin.
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nyumo sambrim n fem a tree whose fruit grows on the trunk; Gh: nyumo tingam; H: nyumo hambr [hambrE] Ex: Nyumo sambrim ni yi wokuandi rise. This tree has small fruits. see also: nyumo urim. (sem. domains: 1.5.1 - Tree.)
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nyumo teme [nyumo teme, seme] n fem a name used for two types of trees. The one with hardwood has itchy leaves. The bark of the one with softwood is grated, and sqeezed to get medicine for sores.; Gh: nyumo teme; H: nyumo heme Ex: Nyumo teme teri kin ire gre kin di ire uwi kure kin. There are two kinds of teme one has hardwood and one has soft. (sem. domains: 1.5.1 - Tree.)
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sam n masc loincloth made of pounded tree bark; mal; Gh: tuam; H: ham Ex: Koku sam sapi eneri sam dang nand ningg. The ancestors cut down a special tree in order to pound a loin cloth. sam sapi
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sam sapi [H: hapuih] (id. ofsam) n name of a tree whose bark is used for making a loin cloth; H: hapui; So: samsuar
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sambonar n masc a traditional tool like a shovel used for removing grass and digging ditches; savol bilong tumbuna; Gh: chambonar; H: hambonar Ex: Sambonar te ni wuge nab pe yembe munduw. They made this tool from the bark of the sago palm (or from the quar palm.) Ex: Sawol taq sambonar tende ni karas puaq rind. Their shovel was the sambonar and with that they removed grass.
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sambro n masc protector, helper; man i karim pen bilong narapela; Gh: tambro; H: hambro; So: sombre Ex: Ko sambro gudoq pre. I went and saw the one who protected her.
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sambro nase vi to do something on behalf of someone else; kisim ples bilong narapela bilong karim pen; Gh: tambro nate; H: hambro naha Ex: Nu sambro kuase. You did something on her behalf. Ex: Quayi kiyi wokuandi yas muang, bu kumo sambro wuse. The village leaders beat the boy, so his mother came to take the punishment for him. Jisas beghi ningg sambro nase
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sambu ; Gh: chambu; H: hambru part 1a substitute used instead of something else Ex: Ni wand nand kin sambu te si pene yumbo ur nand. In place of talking he made signs by using his hands. 2something is used in the place of something else; wanpela i kisim ples bilong narapela Ex: Sipsip mamb kin sambu te Jisas oyi mi. In place of killing sheep they killed Jesus.
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sambu nap vi he is so upset nothing pleases him; man o samting i senis; H: hambu nap, merevi nand Ex: Ni num gureg bu yumbo ningg sambu nap. He was sick so nothing would calm him. see also: tevi nand.
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sami kati [samɨ kati] vi it is numb, tingles as blood starts to return to it; lek i dai; Gh: tami wumb; H: bih kahi [bɨh kahi] Ex: Nge nyinge sami kati. My leg feels numb.
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suquani ; Gh: tuani; H: huquani adj 1a plant that resembles another plant; wankain Ex: Ni iringe nganye segi suquani nap. It's not real betel nut pepper, it resembles it. 2same name for two people; wan nem Ex: Ni temi nyamb suquani. The two men have the same name.
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wapi sambodrongyi, ngrowngrow n masc the Large-tailed Nightjar, a nocturnal bird which eats small insects (PL27#1); Gh: wapi tighabeyi [tɨghabeyi]; H: wapi hamondrongyi Ex: Burpoq wapi ngrowngrow mari di beghi pari wute quariye mandi pu yemu. At night the nightjar calls and we say secret killers have come. Caprimulgus macrurus (sem. domains: 1.6.1.2 - Bird.)
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wuge sambe beub vi cut on both sides of the sago trunk before splitting the trunk lengthwise; katim sait sait bilong saksak
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*aghe vi 1rub on skin; rabim samting long skin 2it happens; samting i kamap 3to wear; putim laplap 4to go down
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*indi vd do s.t. to or for s.o.; mekim sampting long narapela
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*undub v 1lean against s.t.; i go pas strong long samting na kisim strong 2stand s.t. up; sanapim 3trust in s.o.; putim tingting strong long en nundub
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ap nuang, ap nuaq vt he fastens something, he sandwiches something between two other things to fasten it on; pasim namel long tupela samting; Gh: mange dar rip; H: api neq Ex: Kuawu ap nawo. He fastened the sago stems (between poles on the top and bottom.) (sem. domains: 7.5.2.2 - Stick together.)
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at vt 1kill with teeth; kilim long tit Ex: Nyombui pitari po, kuraip rit, munyiamen rit, te pare badi, yanji rit, pare badi, mir bad." We take dogs, they get [kill] iguana, kangaroo, and wallaby, we bring them and eat." 2em i kaikaim sampela samting nait, nitiq, nat
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baj buede

baj buede n fem ridge cap; samting bilong karamapim het bilong haus; Gh: buiade; H: nyango hubuede, baj buede; So: nyongo quag see also: ipiki nyuw.

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baq nindig vt he shoots something; em i sutim wanpela samting; Gh: yir ba nand, kuang ninding Ex: Ni pu baq ninduw. He shot the pig.
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bot gij n masc stick used by men to carry loads; stik ol man i yusim long karim samting Ex: Ni bot gij pend nowi. He cuts the stick for carrying things on the shoulder.
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bot nand vt he carries things with a stick over the shoulder; karim samting long stik long sol; H: boh nand Ex: Wuge bot naind neri nandi. He came carrying the sago on a stick over his shoulder.
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buewo nap vi he covets, he is greedy, he takes something that doesn't belong to him and keeps it; em i tok strong long samting olsem i bilong en; Gh: buiawo nap
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