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kowisambe n fem chin, jaw; wasket; Gh: tuwang, kowichambe; H: kowihambe Ex: Kowisambe dang ninduw. He hit his chin.
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.)
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
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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: 184.108.40.206 - Bird.)
wuge sambe beub vi cut on both sides of the sago trunk before splitting the trunk lengthwise; katim sait sait bilong saksak
*aghe vi 1rub on skin; rabim samting long skin 2it happens; samting i kamap 3to wear; putim laplap 4to go down
*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
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
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.
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.
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.
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