West Kewa - English


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raalifrog variety similar to the bete but smaller ; has a green body. n. gen: uri ; syn: bete .
raalipuvine variety, probably from raa+alipu 'bush vine'. n. gen: ope 1 .
raamethe bailer shell. n. syn: uri-aga .
raa-menaraa mena Sbush pig. NounC. go raa mename onaa waru nala wild pig will eat people syn: kira-mena .
raana piav. 1to be happy. abiare ni eta epe noa raana pia now I have eaten and am happy raaname omalo I am really happy syn: pedo pia ; syn: epaa pia 1 . 2to make a good choice, that is to be happy about something chosen. epe nona paliada adoare nena raaname mea after you have looked and are happy take the best one
raaname omahappy. ajp. nimumi pedo pedo waru peme very happy nipumi ni raaname waru omea he/she likes me
raananeoutside. n.
raanirani Sa generic term for any small edible plant or herb. n. spec: pema, raara-kera, remona-raani, aaraa-ni, akena-raani, aki-raara, aluada-raani, apeala, ipa-mu rakia, kibitya, peako, pedo-pedo, rakia, rali, pago-lapipi, palasu, raara-rua, yama-rakia ; syn: katamu ; syn: gepa . Malvaceae Hibiscus Manihot
raa-opayotree variety. [Araceae variety]. n. gen: repena .
raa-opayotree/shrub variety. NounC. gen: repena ; syn: adaa opayo .
raapalaanaPandanus language for forked tongs. ie.
raaparaforest, uninhabited area. adj. syn: onaa napiri su .
raaparain the forest. adv.
raapara epea po ripuextremely strong wind from the bush. ajp.
raapara maeyae menawild bush pig. ajp. gen: mena .
raapara piri aaunsophisticated man. ajp.
raaputogether. adj. Ni raapu palipa Let's go together
raapuvine for making a net bag. n. gen: ope 1 .
raapulaas food. adj.
raapuniarea burned or scorched by fire. adj.
raarastinging nettle, used as a counter irritant. n. raarame ralaga to madaa kiru pea swatting with the stinging nettle makes the body itch gen: repena ; syn: rugula-minita ; syn: kidipata ; syn: niki ; syn: agi-pea . Dendrocnidae spp.
raara-kerayellow and green edible green variety that grows wild in the forest. NounC. gen: raani .
raara-ruaa variety of edible green which usually grows with the peage variety and looks like a weed with nettles. NounC. gen: raani .
raataa-pupandanus variety. [probably pandanaceae, Freycinetia]. NounC. gen: aga .
raa-yanabush dog. NounC. syn: kilue-piladi .