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arikonalienable nounEnglishkunai grass typepokori1.5Planttree/plant
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arpásángintransitive verbSuroboi rákán; ararákEnglishbranch out; forkNengen i libung gim dákdák tangrai dan. Gim tur pasi tilami mutwán dan átik ada er a arpásáng ái á dan. Má namur gimá dákdák kaleng namurwai kesi rákán bul á dan urmain i mutwán.Last night we hunted with torches along the river. We began from out at the mouth of the river back up to where the river forks. And then we hunted returning following the other branch of the river to here at its mouth.ararpásángpásáng1.5Plant1.7Nature, environmentnature; tree/plant
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aumnaumalienable nounSurngisán kubauEnglishtree type; pandanus typeAum is a name they also call naum, and it is like the marit (pandanus type). The leaves of the naum or aum are like the leaves of the marit, but the leaves of the naum are very long and are larger than marit leaves. The leaves of the aum, they wrap up pigs with it or fish and some other things also and they mumu them. Some of its leaves people sew up to put powdered lime in. Clusters of the aum fruit are also like marit, however people do not chew the fruit of the aum. Fruit bats are the only ones that chew it. This thing grows along the beach.marit1.5Planttree/plant
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auninalienable nounEnglishtreeThis term encompasses the entire plant from roots through the trunk, branches, and new growth, including leaves, fruit, and flowers.1.5Planttree/plant
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ámtaualienable nounSurngisán kubauEnglishtree typeThe ámtau is a tree that typically grows in abandoned garden areas and it is not a very big tree like many trees, but it is strong. This tree if it is nicely straight, then they chop it down to make buildings. The ámtau does not stand/live long so that it would have many years like the hardwood trees. If the part (of the garden) where they worked previously returns to jungle, then this tree will dry up. The leaves of the ámtau are multi-ribbed.1.5Planttree/plant
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bailinalienable nounSurnirwán kubauEnglishrootTok Pisinkil bilong diwaiThis refers to the roots of a tree growing from the side of the tree along the ground, or a cliff or "face" of rock.bail hatbailau1.5Planttree/plant
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bailaualienable nounSurnirwán kubauEnglishrootTok Pisinkil bilong diwaiThis refers to the roots of a tree growing from the side of the tree along the ground.bail1.5Planttree/plant
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bal2alienable nounSurngisán kubauEnglishtree type; pandanus typeThe bal tree is like the naum tree. And its leaves are also like the leaves of the naum, but its leaves are smaller than naum leaves. They make bal leaves into mats and coverings, and from the mats they make, they wall up the girl initiates (i.e. make small huts for them to live in until they are presented to the community). It grows in valleys up in the jungle.marit1.5Planttree/plant
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banalienable nounSurngisán kubauEnglishplant typeBan is a bush they plant along the road and along/among the village just to decorate the village. It is a kind of flower that doesn’t have blossoms. They plant it because the leaves have different colors. Some ban leaves are yellow, some are red, and some others have several colors. When there is an important day, then they get the leaves and they decorate the village and the houses with them.pákán ban1.5Planttree/plant
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banaralienable nounSurngisán kubauEnglishtree typeBanar is a tree from the beach/sand. It's a very large tree, and its fruit is round and children are always making cars with it. The sap of the banar is yellow. Some men or women write/mark on their faces with banar sap for dancing. And the banar blossom is like the hibiscus blossom, but it is yellow.1.5Planttree/plant
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banbanalienable nounSurngisán kubauEnglishtree typeThe banban is a wild ban from the jungle, and it grows throughout the jungle outside villages and along the tops of cliffs. The tree and its leaves are the same as that ban they plant in the village. However there are not different colors of leaves, they are all green only.1.5Planttree/plant
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bábámalienable nounSurngisán kubauEnglishtree typeBábám when it grows is very large, and/but it is not very strong. It has big leaves. Some men carve it into canoes or build it into rafts, but it is not good for houses.1.5Planttree/plant
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bábán numalienable nounEnglishweed typeThe bábán _num is just a small growing thing that grows in the middle of the garden. They say that this thing ruins the garden. It does (something to) the garden and/so the root vegetables are not good there.1.5Planttree/plant
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báhalienable nounEnglishplant typeBáh is a kind of plant whose sap children play with. They take the sap and blow it and round bubbles like a ball develop and the wind blows them up into the sky.1.5Planttree/plant
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báibáialienable nounSurngisán kubauEnglishtree type; palm typeThe leaf of the báibái is slender and long and it is like the leaf of the tree that exists in the country of Israel that they call 'date'. They say that from long ago the women processed the fruit of the báibái for food. The women from today do not now know how to process the fruit of the báibái for food. When they celebrate the time Jesus entered Jerusalem as a king, people get báibái leaves and decorate the church building with them and put them along the road. (Additional information: Traditionally, the fruit of the báibái was eaten, but usually only in time of famine. Women had to know how to process it or else eating it could cause sickness or even death. This knowledge has been lost, and people no longer eat the fruit of the báibái.)
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báláualienable nounSurngisán kubauEnglishtree typeThe báláu is a tree thing like the betel nut tree. Its trunk is very hard/strong like the trunk of a libung, but it is smaller. Strips of báláu trunk they make into bows and spears. The fruit of the báláu is very small like the fruit of the wild get. Some times when there is no betel nut, people chew the fruit with betel pepper and powdered lime.1.5Planttree/plant
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bálngátalienable nounSurngisán kubauEnglishtree typeBálngát has white bark and its leaves also are light-coloured, almost white. Women get the bark of new bálngát (to make into) the sling-like handle of a keke (basket type). They build houses with it. It grows up in the jungle.langur bálngát1.5Planttree/plant
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bárbáralienable nounSurngisán kubauEnglishtree typeBárbár is a tree people chop to make houses, it is very strong. It looks like gok.
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báubáualienable nounSurhutngin wán lamas kápte be te táminEnglishempty coconut too young to have meatTok Pisintiriplamas1.5Planttree/plant
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benealienable nounSurngisán kubauEnglishplant typeBene leaves are used for curing gáwár (chills, malaria).1.5Plant2.5.7.2Medicinemedicine; tree/plant
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beralienable nounEnglishleaf; coconut leaf matTok PisinkubinThis refers to a dry coconut leaf. It is said to be old talk and/or Bush dialect when referring to a mat.kim1.5Planttree/plant
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biárbiáralienable nounEnglishgrass typeThe biárbiár is a thing that grows in the middle of a flowing river. Its vines are long and also its leaves are slender and long.ur21.5Planttree/plant
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bihalienable nounSurngisán kubauEnglishtree type; calophyllumTok Pisinkalapulim; kalopilumThe bih is a tree that grows in the middle of the village and along the beach. This tree is a hardwood tree, however they don’t make buildings with it. The fruit of this tree is small and round/spherical. The fruit bats like to chew on the skin of its fruit a lot. This tree is large.iwak1.5Planttree/plant
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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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birbiralienable nounSurngisán kubauEnglishtree typeThe birbir is a large tree from the beach and it is not hard/strong. Its fruit is round and has black seeds inside it. Its fruit the fruit bats eat.1.5Planttree/plant
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