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si tingari [tingari] (id. ofsi) n masc fourth finger, ring finger; H: hi tingar
si tuan (tuan) n masc right hand Ex: Si tuan pe opu mame nitiq wuse. He held the knife with his right hand. see also: si nganye.
si tumboq (id. ofsi) n fem thumb; mama pinga; Gh: ti tumbo; H: hi humboq
si uny (Bible term ofuny) adj ritually unclean; han tambu
si wub vi his hand slipped; lus long han; Gh: ti gib [gɨb]; H: hi gub Ex: Nge si wub bu mame ir wi. My hand slipped so the knife fell.
si yavi nati (id. ofsi riti) vi He is tired (of working); em les Ex: Si yavi mu nindig di ni si yavi nati, yembe omo nawo segi. He worked sorcery to cause tiredness and he was tired and didn't finish the work.
sibraj vt he gives a hug, embraces affectionately; holim pas; Gh: neti nandi [nechi]; H: hibraj; So: sibraig [sibragI] Ex: Kiyi no wo sibraj ni temi song mare. His father went and hugged his son they two patted each other on the back.
sibranyi n a type of pandanus tree with no spines and a round fruit that is not eaten; liklik wel aran bilong bus; Gh: branyi; H: hibrej
sigh wumb, nyuruq wumb vi it is rotten, referring to foods and things that get soft and give off an odor; i sting; Gh: tigh wumb [tɨgh]; H: nyuqru wumb Ex: Wane sigh wumb. The banana is rotten. Ex: Nyombui ire kuti nyuruq gub. The dog died and is giving off a rotten stench. see also: nyipi.
sighiq no [sɨghiq no] vi something moves back and forth slightly; surik liklik; Gh: tighi no; H: hingiq no Ex: Titwuye naghe bu baj sighiq no. There was an earthquake so the house rocked back and forth slightly.
sikar n masc shoulder; sol; Gh: ti miango; H: hikar Ex: Nge wo sikar pe kisinj kare kughe. I carry a child over my shoulder.
simbe ab noun telling
simbe nand [sɨmbe nand] vi he tells someone; em i tokim narapela; Gh: timbe nand [tɨmbe nand]; H: himbe nand [hɨmbe nand] Ex: Nge simbe giduw. I tell you. yumbo ur brequ simbe mand
simiqu
simiqu ; Gh: timiu; H: himiriq [himɨriq] n fem 1strips made from outer bark of the sago frond Ex: Wuge simiqu pe taq bab. We fasten the sago with the outer bark of the sago frond. 2woven blind made from sago stem strips; blain Ex: Simiqu ngin mimbiq. They are weaving a sago blind.
sinambri
sinambri [sɨnambri] n fem a specific type of large leaves; a substitute name used for sago leaves as they are being collected or being used to build a house.; lip; Gh: ya, tinambri; H: muane tuqon Ex: Ni sinambri dubu rind. They are removing the stem of the sago leaves. see also: yaq.
Kambe beghi tan soi po.
sinde see also: soi. n fem a burning torch, flammable materials which burn and give off light; bombom; Gh: tinde, eny quari, chi mange [mangge]; H: hoi Ex: Ni sinde pe Tigebyu pu nandi. He came with a torch from Tigebyu. Ex: Kambe beghi tan soi po. Yesterday we went to burn the kunai (using burning torches).
singap [singap] n fem armpit; i han sangana; Gh: tighap; H: haqap; So: singapu
singap nand vt he carries something under the arm; karim ananit long han; Gh: tighap naghe; H: haqap nand; So: singapu nand Ex: Nu tami singap guad. You carry a string bag under your arm.
singapi
singapi
singapi [singapi] n masc a bush with edible leaves planted in gardens; aibika; Gh: tingapi; H: kuahange Ex: Singapi muar ane os pe pirighe. We boil aibika with yams. see also: minye. Abelmoschus manihot (sem. domains: 1.5.2 - Bush, shrub, 5.2.3.1.4 - Food from leaves.) singapi ambojig , singapi deibu ambo , singapi mari , singapi simboi
singapi ambojig (id. ofsingapi) n masc has red stems; Gh: tingapi amboj (sem. domains: 1.5.2 - Bush, shrub, 5.2.3.1.4 - Food from leaves.)
singapi deibu ambo (id. ofsingapi) n masc has large leaves with red stems (sem. domains: 1.5.2 - Bush, shrub, 5.2.3.1.4 - Food from leaves.)
singapi mari (id. ofsingapi) n masc has long slender leaves (sem. domains: 1.5.2 - Bush, shrub, 5.2.3.1.4 - Food from leaves.)
singapi simboi (id. ofsingapi) n fem has large round leaves, grows wild; H: kuahange wihwar (sem. domains: 1.5.2 - Bush, shrub, 5.2.3.1.4 - Food from leaves.)
singaqwi
singaqwi [singaqwi] n fem ant lion; laus bilong graun; Gh: tingawuye; H: chuqwimo Ex: Singawoqi ni pripri qusuqu pe rise. Ant lions live in the dust.
singawo adj food spoils, turns sour; sawa; Gh: jig rind; H: hngawo req Ex: Minye singawo req. The greens are spoiled.