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pulaatail. n. go yaina iri pulaa ragopea the tail of this bird is really crooked
pulaplant variety. n. go eta kuku nogo pupitagi naadaa ada pula the female domestic servant got in trouble so she was sent home gen: repena .
pula pirukeep going. vp. Kogono pape aa nipu pula piru pula piru pu Madane pua opapalial He will keep on going until he arrives at Madang
pulagesiblanket. n.
pulake tanoise of tree creaking. v. abiare apo repena pulake taga robea paya now this tree made a noise so I think it is breaking syn: lege ta 1 .
pulakea(kopea) to break off. v. nina etaa pulakea rabu rubawa when my arrow broke I threw it away
pula-palapuorchid variety. n. gen: repena ; syn: alowa 1 .
puliaepulie Estring rolled on thigh. n. syn: kumaye .
pulu kulu
pulubae tawild, untamed. vp.
pulubiav. 1to break into pieces. 2to lance. pulubialo I am lancing it
pulubimina regepemina
pulubiminato crush up something, as sweet potato. v. syn: regepemina .
pulumawaste around house, eg pieces of sugarcane, etc. n. do puluma oyae kaape yae a broom for cleaning up things nipumi tepolo reke madaa kimi oto puluma kiaala he is sweeping the rubbish off the table with his hand
pulumabird variety that flies very high and makes a rushing wind type of sound. n. puluma rapa a flock of puluma birds gen: yaa .
pulumagrass variety found near gardens and used to decorate gables of houses. n. gen: ripu .
pulumaElizard variety. n.
puluma kiato sweep. v.
puluma-iriplentiful hair that sticks out. NounC.
puluma-kiape(maapu-ripu) a broom. NounC.
puluma-pipaascrap paper. NounC. syn: pipaa 1 .
pulu-pulufern tree. [Cyatheacea, Cyathea]. NounC.
pumi-adahouse porch. NounC.
puna-alubibee whose sting is painful; leaves stinger (ini) in the skin. NounC.
punaany type of housefly. n. puna i ropaboa the fly leaves excrement (in sores, etc.) spec: aima-kuna ; gen: bolo puna itinu ; syn: wasa-agi .