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Kanaarepaclan in Batri and Kira areas of WK. nprop.
kanasmall ditch. n.
kanaESn. 1stone. 2mountain (SK only). syn: pore .
kana kiliEa coin. n. syn: kana-li .
kana oraaSpromise. vp. syn: aana-oraa .
kana oraSstones on which promises have been made. n.
kana yainaSstone spells. n. syn: aana-yaina .
kana yainyaSsickness stone spell used to spoil feasts. ajp.
kanakadisparaging word for someone who is unsophisticated ; a 'hilbilly'. n.
kanakana-agaacommon speech, unsophisticated 'bush' talk by those who don't know Pidgin. NounC.
kana-liWEa coin. NounC. syn: kana kili .
kana-palopalotype of tree. NounC. gen: repena .
kanapua ditch. n. ipa kanapu medaloma madaare gore onaa gopare pameme people go to where there are some ditches syn: kuba .
kana-raia stone axe. NounC.
kanea small Pandanus that grows in clear areas and bears hard yellow nuts. n. gen: aga .
kanearrow variety. n.
kanebamboo knife. n. syn: rigi .
kanesole ada mapirape aacouncil member. np.
kanesolothe village representative to government council meetings. n. spec: komiti .
kangelewoven cane. n.
kaniblood relative. n.
kani-onaapuman's netbag variety. NounC.
kanoa pig. n. syn: mena .
kano peato be crooked. v. mogo pere kano pua otaga mea ruba this bamboo is crooked so throw it away spec: kano pi ; syn: wagasu pea ; syn: koi pi .
kano pito be askew/crooked . ajp. go ada ora kano pia aya that house is crooked gen: kano pea ; syn: waagasu pi .