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imaa-boke(der. of boke) anus. NounC.
imaa-naloa type of crab. n.
imaanetaboo name for stone in Ribu ceremony. n.
imaa-nitiimaa niti S(rekena) 1forbidden kinship term. NounC. onaa luabumi imaa niti pemere gore ora epe kone, kone imaa if everyone keeps the name taboos we think that is a good custom syn: rekena ; syn: imaa 2 ; syn: ima niti . 2forbidden name of relative due to marriage (ie - man and mother-in-law). n.
imaa-paakipig tusk. NounC. syn: mena-imaa 1 .
imaa-pehorns of an animal. NounC.
imaShardwood tree. n. gen: repena .
ima nitiWEforbidden relationship. n. niaana ima niti waru napena rabu page gore rono pea when our taboo kin doesn't come it is madening syn: imaa-niti 1 .
imagaiEbanana variety. n.
imanetaboo name for stone. n. syn: yaako pi adaalu ; syn: yaa-kidua .
imi-agonatype of fish trap. NounC.
imun. 1heart/lungs, often pu-imu 'liver-heart'. niri pu imu nea yaina waru omalo I am really sick from eating the liver-heart 2vehicle engine. karana imu the engine of the car
imu apetabeahave heart, hit with an arrow. ajp.
imu neaheartburn. ie.
Imula Kewalabush spirit. nprop. syn: adae kubu kari .
imu-rialarge bird variety, the size of a chicken, with a cooing type of cry. n. gen: yaa .
inaa variety of flora. n. gen: repena .
inabisweet potato variety. n. gen: sapi .
inalato let something alone. v. apo oyae nimuna imiga ina inala those things belong to them so let them there apo rai gaapi aloa aana poa same yadega naulumina inala the axe hit a stone and is blunted so leave it alone syn: pa aina ; syn: pa pirina .
inalu uninane
inayo(naga pa) rough leaf used for sanding. [used like sandpaper for axe handles, ]. n. apo sekere ebore otaga inayo mua depeape the ede of that kina shell is bad so get an inayo leaf and rub it
Independens yapi diIndependence day. nprop. Independens yapi di ora repara epa Independence day was very near
ingingithe shivers, malaria. n.
ingingi aatachills. [as malaria]. ajp.
inin. 1the eye(s). ini kalae rubini to be blind in one eye spec: ini-kenage . 2twenty-two in the body tally system.