basa₁ (kupaa₁; yaapi) taboo word for blood in Ribu ceremonies. n.
basa₃ n. 1encrusted sore, generally in septum. niri ini kadupara basa madua omalo I have a sore in my nose and am sick 2blood.
base address term for husband of clan sister. n.
batala children of sisters or brothers. n. gore akiayana si wane lapo gore nip batala pulupi the son and daughter of those sisters are special cousins
bata-ya sibling of opposite sex. n.
bati ES brother and sister. n.
bau noose trap. n. sogo ipa kanapapara sawade bau madaa yapa padanedaa tana ; wasa bau I set a trap in the gorge and a possum got caught in it ; rat trap wasa bau mousetrap
baulu rea E fall when ripe. vp.
bebo disorderly ; disarrayed. adj. go e kepo eperupa awaluame pawa pare bebo laa I wanted to build the fence straight but it is crooked go oyeare pena go mea kirita sawadega aapimi bebo lata since I just straightened these things, who messed them up
bebota WES do something bad, spoil things. v.
beke a bag. n. go bekenuri balinumi sitimi these bags have meen made by Europeans
bene bank, a place to keep money. n. mone benepara mealua I will get money at the bank
benesini gasoline, petrol. n.