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ekatan. 1perspiration, sweat. adapara pirua ekata pia he is in the house perspiring naareme ekata maparia the sun made me perspire ekata waru maditimi they really sweat syn: pudu . 2to be hot.
ekata rape rape sato sweat all over. vp.
ekene ESadj. 1sharp. agaa eke aya the teeth are sharp 2clever. go naakina agaare or eke aya that boy's lakk is very clever
ekekeke ESn. 1tongue. eke yolo rita to stick out the tongue eke pete peasu to lick/spit on the lips mena gawana eke ora rede waru pea cow's tongue is really sweet syn: puda 1 ; syn: eke rasatabea . 2summit, top of something. pore eke summit of a mountain eke pena ipula a new moon coming up 3edge/point of something, as a fingernail, a splinter, or edge of a pearl shell. kidipaa eke; loma eke; sekere eke point of fingernail; edge of a splinter; edge of a pearl shell 4sharp. eke waru aya it is very sharp
eke (paaku) pudu
ekesmall parrot. n. yaa eke repena pai ini madaa ora adaapu igipita the eke bird pecks away at the seeds of the pai tree gen: yaa .
eke aayato have a tongue. v. syn: ne aaya .
eke kaatetickle. v.
eke kadolo ritato be bitter tasting. ie.
eke kana aliSmorning star. ajp. syn: akuana-ai .
eke latalk obscenely. v.
eke rakolo piany speech impediment. ajp.
eke rasatabeato stick out the tongue. vp. syn: eke 1 .
eke ta (wae agaa) wae agaa
eke tole piany speech impediment. ajp.
eke waru aayato speak well. ajp.
eke yabili piESto be confused. np.
eke yabili piESto be confused, changed. ajp.
eke yabili piato speak poorly. ajp. syn: tole pia .
eke yolo ritato have very sharp leaves. ajp.
eke-kurafull moon. NounC. syn: akua-mari .
ekeleEpitpit wall. n. gen: kabe .
eke-maarifull moon. NounC. abiare eke maari porita now there is a full (round) moon wh: eke ; wh: akua .
eke-maria variety of flora. [Melastomataceae, Medinilla]. n. gen: repena .
eke-narenaresmall, hardwood tree variety, with small, tomato-like edible fruit. NounC. gen: repena .