West Kewa - English


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waipidiscourse, talk, noise. n.
waipi pogotaEyelling and jumping. vp.
waipoato learn. v.
wairi(kepo) a fence erected in fighting. n.
waitawaitya En. 1large tree lizard. 2crocodile.
waityaEbird variety. n.
waka-amaawork-clearing. NounC.
wakataboo name for pig in Ribu ceremony. ie.
wakan. 1the big road. syn: barara . 2work. syn: kogono .
wakatyaEto reinforce so as not to fall down. v.
wakeedible rub variety; lives on swordgrass. n. gen: bolo puna itinu .
wakesweet potato variety . n. wh: sapi .
wake kamaya aathe man who sets the date for future dances. [ie the one who announces the date of ]. ajp.
wake pata poga ta, adia
wakeaa large softwood tree variety in common use; has yellow bark and leaves with reddish grain inside. n. gen: repena .
wake-maloa type of edible grasshopper. NounC. gen: bolo puna itinu ; syn: mata-kabamalo .
wakenane yana
wakepasplinter. n. syn: loma .
wake-palo ero
wakepuEgo quickly. adv. syn: wakipu .
wakitail of a possum. n. gen: yapa .
wakiav. 1to hold axe in dance position. 2to threaten by waving an axe.
wakiatree variety that grows in fallow areas whose bark is used for weaving; has many thorns. n. gen: repena .
wakia yonadew drops on growing things. [interpreted as where the spirits spit]. np.
wakiama rogaato coil something up. [as an eel when about to cook it]. vp.