West Kewa - English


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onasured or yellow clay. n.
ona-wariaa variety of hardwood tree. n. gen: repena .
onespoiled, bad to eat. adj. apo aga one ia that pandanus has bad nuts
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one aponeto go up and down. ajp. mogo yaare repena madaa one apone puaya that bird over there goes up and down the tree
one kunulo pa apone kunulo pareciprocal blame. vp. syn: agaa irape .
one moneback and forth. ajp. aa lapo yada pipi niuna one ta mone ta pepe two men are fighting, they are hitting each other
one ropo apone ropoto sway back and forth. ajp.
one ta mone tahit back and forth. vp.
onopig knuckles. n.
opaato remove from something. v. apo ipa pe luabu pa inaga padane opaa mea since there are many water containers there, take one of them
opaasweet potato variety. n. wh: sapi .
opaa-kitipia variety of sweet potato. NounC. gen: sapi .
opasweet potato variety. n. gen: sapi .
opav. 1come up, as a seed or tooth. kele opalia pimples 2to arrive. Nimu pula piri pula piri puare abia nimu Wiwake pua opaeme They kept going and going and now they have arrived in Wewak
opaitree variety, term used by older generations. n. gen: repena .
opapato arrive somewhere. v. apo miru pia yae opapa that smoking thing just arrived syn: balupa ; syn: opopa .
opasaaruma Eto climb up on something. v. syn: odasaa ; syn: ruma .
opataboa raato explode and burn. vp. nipumi eta pepara pina wala opataboa raa he put the food in the bamboo and it exploded later
Opayospirit associated with curing pneumonia. nprop. pt: agunape-opayo .
opekope ESn. 1generic term for vine/rope. apo mena maapu mula palia opeme adiape fasten the pig so it can't get in the garden ope itutu pena opalae mea the vine has got thorns on it (it is not yet mature) spec: adaa opayo, rabe-rabe, yaina-igia, yama-ala, ki, arera, ape-ake, mapepo, robaa, amopili, palo-palo, kalaaki, pora-pu, alipu, lepa, aa-ope, aga-aga, ainabo, aipa, ake-ake, anyabo, asa-bulu 1, bone, iti-tu, kilulu, lupu-lupu, mabo 2, meleali, ogee-repenasi, ope-alipu, ope-uni, paladi, para-para, para-para-aani, parara, raapu, raalipu, ula-kega, ope-maluae-maluae, rimu-rimu-ope, yakipu, runa 2, asasa, aalipu 2 ; gen: ope-wano ; syn: iti . Vitaceae and Sabiaceae 2a fuse. bome iritimi ope fuse they light a bomb with 3shoe string. Aa riti rogae ope Rope for tying the shoes
opesomething that is bad. adj.
ope gusaope pusa Eto roll strands into one piece of string by using stems of kope bush. vp.
ope kumayastring only rolled forwards, hence it is 'softer'. ajp. ant: ope pulae .
ope nakope na Eto commit suicide by hanging. v. syn: mumugu na .