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an-itransitive verbSurkipi namnam uri ngudun mák ngas takap on máng konmiEnglisheatTok Pisinkaikaian tigánanansitani balamnamnam2.1Body5.2Foodbody act; food
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ananasalienable nounEnglishpineappleTok Pisinpainap5.2Foodfood
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anaualienable nounEnglishfruit type; Malay appleinwa5.2Foodfood
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bahang2intransitive verbSurtáit a lu kopkom i pimun namnam ákte kis pas te bungEnglishmoldyThis refers to mold that grows on cooked or ripe food, as in moldy bread.sis15.2Foodfood
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balbal1alienable nounEnglishstarchy food (generic term); root vegetable (generic term)Tok Pisinkaikai long gadenThis term is also used to mean 'bread' in Scripture as this is the 'staff of life' for the Sursurungas.pátukururusTypes of balbalinbulkahkaukaulongpánpán2patetepáppáp rokoi5.2Foodfood
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beleu / belwaitransitive verb, irregularSurkip rohoEnglishgather greensThis connotes breaking off leaves from a stem or branch.Ái nana a parai si Limán ngo diara monmon ái kauh má nák han urami bos nák beleu te roho uri namnam aring i rahrah.Mommy said to Limán that she and the baby boy should stay at home and she (Mommy) would go to the bush and pick greens for a meal later in the afternoon.5.2Food6.2.1Growing cropsfood; garden
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bepsenmodifierSurtáit a pekes sara mák mon á suirEnglishspoiledThis term is used of food that is too soft to eat, spoiled. It also is used of the drainage from a sore that is very soft and often stinks.Tan kálámul di tu lápka sarai má á tan bepsen hun imunang. A lala pekes pasi kápdite ani.People just throw out the spoiled bananas over there. They are very soft so they do not eat them.bebesbesbes5.2Food2.5.1Sickfood; sickness
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beretTok Pisinalienable nounEnglishbread5.2Foodfood
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betalienable noun1Englishworm type; Palolo (worm)There is an annual swarming of these worms in the reef waters at night where they are caught, then mumued and eaten. Because they come on a regular basis, the passing of the year was marked by their arrival, hence the same word for this worm and for 'year'.kanihsiri25.2Food6.4.5Fishingfood; marine life2Englishyearkámkámsa bettáptápsa bet8.4.1Period of timetime
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bia2alienable nounEnglishsagoThis is an old word.5.2Foodfood
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bihialienable nounSurngisán kubauEnglishtree type; breadfruitTok PisinkapiakaBihi is a tree whose fruit they eat. If they will eat just one of its fruits, then they will be full indeed, and it is good food. It has a season for its fruit bearing, it bears fruit one time in each year. The leaves they cover a mumu with or they cut them to use as a plate. The bark of its young growth they make into a sling for the keke basket. Since long ago they say that they beat the bark of the bihi into cloth and they made it into laplaps. This kind of laplap they call malo.
kusimpákán bihi1.5Plant5.2Foodfood; tree/plant
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bingwáninalienable nounSursuir táit a bulbulutEnglishslime; stickinessThis term is appropriate for greens, beans, ololás (coconut cream), yams and fish. It implies slime and threadiness but not thickened to the degree of taián (thick broth). Passion fruit also has bingwán.
Gengen bor ngo di lu iohoi, ki pinsán má tigán a tu mon be i biroron. Di lu parai suri ngo a tu mon be i bingwán á pinsán gengen bor.A small pig when they mumu it, then its meat and its fat still have sliminess. They say about it that the meat of a small pig still has slime.biroronbingáubingbingáu5.2Foodfood
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biroroninalienable nounSursuir táit a bulbulutEnglishslime; stickinessbingwán5.2Foodfood
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bor1alienable nounEnglishpig; porkTok PisinpikThere are many sizes of bor, and their colors are various. Some bor have reddish colored hair and some are all black. And some only have white hair all over. The hair color of some is black and striped vertically with white. The bor they feed in the village, they call it bor_án_malar (pig of the village), and the bor that lives in the jungle they call rokoi (wild). They eat both of them. The bor is a very important thing to the Sursurunga people. The bor they feed very much stands in their thinking (it very important) because they get money from it, and some they feed to use in big feasts and celebrations. If a person dies, then that dead person’s relatives make a feast on top of him (following his death, to honour him) with bor. If a person has many bor, then they say about him that he is a konom (big/rich man).bingbingpulbor mutbor uri kámnahlul bormátál án bor kokonpessosobor2tabun bor5.2Food1.6Animal4.3.9.1Customanimal; anthro; food
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bor uri kámnahalienable nounEnglishpig for cooking and eatingpig for the fireThis refers to a pig assigned by a feast supervisor to be mumued for eating rather than being put aside for a different day.bor1bur mut5.2Food4.3.9.1Customanthro; food
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damaualienable nounSurngisán kubauEnglishplant type; nut (generic term); peanutTok PisingalipThe damau is a tree that grows in the jungle, and its fruit is oval shaped, and its size is like betel nut fruit. The skin of the fruit when it is mature, then it is black in color and it’s yellow inside. The maran (pigeon) very much like to swallow it. They (people) pound on the fruit of the damau to get the meat so they can eat it. The damau is a strong tree and it’s very tall up in the sky. They chop it down and cut it with a saw for (building) a house.1.5Plant5.2Foodfood; tree/plant
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gatransitive verb taking onSurartálár maiEnglishprovide for; sustainThis is used of food, clothing, money.Kalilik, gama obop palai má kesi rat balbal erei suri nák ga i gam aring i rahrah.Guys, you should put aside now a basket of root vegetables so that it will be provide for you (you can eat it) later this afternoon.5.2Foodfood
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gemgemalienable nounEnglishfood accompanimentTok PisinabusThis refers to items of food to serve or eat in addition to starchy foods. It includes such items as greens or fish or meat of some kind.argemwai; gemnai5.2Foodfood
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gemna-itransitive verbEnglisheat with; accompanyTok PisinabusimThis is an important feature of Sursurunga eating as having something to eat together with one's rice or root vegetables is essential. This includes such things as greens and meat when eating, but also includes having betel pepper to accompany one's betel nut chewing.doltingemgemargemwai5.2Foodfood
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gosalienable nounEnglishriver creature; sea creatureThere are two kinds of gos, one lives in the river and one lives in the ocean. That one that lives in the river, there are two kinds of it. One kind is long, and one looks like the boloi (snail type) from out in the ocean. The color of these two kinds of gos is black. They eat it. And that one that lives out in the ocean, its color is white and it is of average size/elongated.gos marit5.2Food6.4.5Fishingfood; marine life
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hunalienable nounEnglishbanana (generic term)There are many different type of bananas, each with its own name. Only three are listed below.kabinhunTypes of bananaskitkitpalpalpokpok5.2Food5.2.3.1.2Food from fruitbanana; food
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inbulalienable nounEnglishyam (generic term)Tok Pisinyambalbal1pákán inbul5.2Foodfood
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inleninalienable nounEnglishflesh; insides; piecesThis is appropriate to use of coconut or pineapple.1.5Plant5.2Foodfood; tree/plant
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inwaalienable nounEnglishfruit type; Malay appleanau5.2Foodfood
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kahalienable noun1Englishstarchy vegetable which grows on a plant above groundbalbal15.2Foodfood2EnglishkidneyThis body part is called kah because it is shaped like the fruit of the kah plant.2.1Bodybody part human
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