West Kewa - English


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rai-kudua knife. NounC. syn: rai-kutu .
rai-kutu kaare-rai
rai-naapia knife. NounC. syn: rigi .
raipahorizontal fence. n. syn: kepo .
rai-parapustone axe binding. NounC.
raipustone axe variety. n. syn: amaage .
rai-punasmall wedge to tighten axe head. NounC.
raisato break off, render inadequate. v. rome rasaaripi You two broke the trade (didn't complete it)
rai-toface of axe. NounC.
rai-ugunot the sharp part. NounC.
rai-yagurai-seagu Etype of stone axe. NounC. spec: aapidi ; syn: rai-apidi ; syn: aapidi ; syn: amaage .
rakeyellow hardwood tree whose strips of its bark are dried for making string. n. gen: repena . Rubiaceae
rakean orator. adj.
rakeEpandanus leaves. n.
rake penalato scrape off. vp. yogane rake penala the skin is scraped off
rake tahappy talk. vp. epe yae kalawa rabu nipumi rake ta when I gave him something good he said happy things
rake-agaababy teeth. NounC. nina adaa mapola are agaa ne gialoga nena oge rake agaa ni giape Since I am giving you my large old tooth, you give me a little new one wh: agaa 1 ; syn: oge rake-agaa .
rakedapandanus variety that is reddish, with nuts eaten raw or cooked. n. gen: aga .
rakeleWSmarriage gift reciprocating group. n. syn: yagi 2 .
rakema-wagaworm variety found in rotting wood; butterflies commonly with them. NounC. syn: kolawi .
rakeparakepea Ev. 1to skin/husk. konape rakepea husk the corn yapa yogaene rakepealo I am skinning the possum syn: maraakepea . 2to scarify. yogane raakepea make marks on the skin 3to split lengthwise. raimi rekepea split it with the axe 4to shed/peel.
raketaa variety of mushroom. n. gen: yasa .
rake-walalarge worm variety that's red with a flat head, found in trees. NounC.
rakiv. 1to hit down in a containter, as bamboo. 2spit and rub hands. sapi raki to spit and rub hands together