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ukaneblack pine tree. n. Podocarpaceae, Podocarpus
u-kemeowl variety. NounC. gen: yaa ; syn: kulu-mudu .
u-keme lasnoring. v.
ukera-komocassowary (Pandanus language). ie.
ukissmall (Pandanus language). ie.
ukuhook, as for fishing. n. niri uku sula pulu I am going to set the hook ena uku mada tawa I was able to hook the fish
ukuma-akuacenter ridge pole. NounC.
ukuman. 1log entrance to house. gen: ada ; syn: pusa ; syn: ada-repaa . 2top of the house. Gore so ada masaare ukuma tema. We call the top of the house the ukuma.
ukumua bundle of trading salt. n.
ulabu dial. var. of luabu
ula-kegabetel vine variety. n. gen: ope 1 . Piperaceae, Piper variety
uliri peato be in line, formation. vp.
ulu(ripi) two end stakes used in the top game. n. wh: rapa .
ulu(rupa) long filled bamboo container. n. wabala ulu container of tree oil
ulufull moon. adj. akua ulu all of three months
ulufull moon. adj. akua ulu laapo repo popesa two and three months went by
ulu salulong. adj.
ulu yaakotaboo name for bird variety. n. gen: yaa .
uluabuall. adj. syn: luabu .
ululu1Pandanus language for thunder or lightning. ie. 2bush/ earth (Pandanus language). n.
ululu-kegedecorative clay used in dances. NounC.
ulumato spoil, e.g. mold on food. v. ulumini inala it's spoiled so leave it
ulu-mua type of brown hawk which lives in the grass. n. gen: yaa .
ulupapu peato become rusty or yellow-colored. vp.
ulu-tapaplatform outside of long houses. NounC. syn: yotapa .