West Kewa - English


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bi tae pipaacontract signature. np.
bibaubeat alternately, as a drum. v.
bibau tav. 1beat wings together . yaa kopame bibau tapulu kona madaa roaya the bird wings are beating so it is hung up in a trap 2beat a drum.
bibi tamaagala Ev. 1to flap wings. yaasi pena madita raburi gore bibi ta when young birds are born they flap their wings 2sound of wings flapping.
bibi yalabibi ta Scause someone to drop something by bumping. v.
bibi yalato bump into. vp.
bilakebotoa chalkboard. n.
binaletaro variety. n. gen: maa .
bini(binibi) sweet potato variety. n. wh: sapi .
binibi bini
bipaby oneself. adv. nimua bipa surubalimi they will look after it by themselves gore nina bipa palua OI, I will do it by myself ant: alana .
bipa kone surubeaself-control. ajp.
biran. 1generic term for tapioca. spec: warena, ali, kaane, kenoa-kilili, koroka, mugi, muta-pita, nabisa, nabisi, ore-na, waimalo, yaaki-wapu, yaaki ; syn: bero . 2yam.
bisiketea biscuit. n.
bisua variety of sweeet potato. n. gen: sapi .
biyaaWSto fly. v. yaa mata biyaa napamea cassowaries do not fly yasa pena kagaa rolatana pare nopo biya puade ; go yaa kutaare tulalo ratawa the bird has just hatched but there it is flying ; I chased the chicken to kill it but it flew syn: riya .
blesimblessings. n. syn: yaina pa 1 .
bo taan explosive noise as a book slamming shut, a stick breaking, burning cracking. n.
bo teato expand. v.
bobo lapig call by drawing air through puckered lips. ajp.
bobo lo ruku piala ayasloppy, as mud sticking to feet. ajp.
bobo tasound of hitting a hollow object. n.
bokamoka Ea variety of cane. n. gen: aipuya .
bokalubailer shell. n. syn: ramapo .
bokehole ; opening. n. repena bokepara odabaria It has gone into the hole in the tree der. imaa-boke der. repena-boke