West Kewa - English


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rakifuzzy insect variety, found in tops of ropea trees especially. n. gen: bolo puna itinu .
rakiWE(wabi) edible caterpillar. n.
rakia-adapandanus bark, used to cover and protect pearl shells. NounC. syn: sekere-ubi .
rakiapandanus variety. n. gen: aga .
rakialove weed. n. ona rakia witchcraft
rakiaan edible green. n. gen: raani ; syn: ipa-mu rakia ; syn: peako ; syn: yama-rakia .
rakia-iriplentiful hair. NounC.
rakia-naedible bean. NounC.
rakiana pitamagic used by or for women involving the root of the rakia plant. np.
rakiruany object such as leaves or bark mixed with pork to be eaten as a cure. n.
rako pataextremely bitter. ajp. syn: rako pia 1 .
rako peato pluck. v. ini rako pea pick the fruit syn: rala 1 .
rako piav. 1to have a dry mouth. syn: rako pata . 2to be sour. adu pagore rako piana the milk is sour
rako ponoato fasten the gable of a house using the leaves of wild pandana called rako. vp.
rako-sope rako-supi
rako-supi(rako-sope) the light frothy mass formed on water as a result of agitation. NounC.
rako-yaparaa rainshield usually made from pandanus leaves. NounC.
rakua spring. n. rakui pitaboa epa pogesa The water spurted out of the hole syn: yokala .
rakuEas one's skin. adj.
raku pabroken, split open. vp. Gore eta medaloma raku pape paliare ni yalape If some of the food spills out, yell for me
rakua-ada1large open-ended meeting house used in WK during festivals to house strangers. NounC. rakua ada pigi the center pole in the rakua house 2an insult. n.
rakua-adaguest house. NounC.
rakuav. 1open bag. apo nupara oyae madiawaga rakua ada open the net bag and see what I have brought syn: ragopea . 2to remove from a net bag.
rakua(rakua pema) banana variety. n. gen: aai .
rakua pema rakua