Kamasau – English


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ange nindiq [angge nɨndiq] vt he listens; putim yau; Gh: mange nindi Ex: Nge ange gidiq, kutungu. I listen, I hear. (sem. domains: 2.3.2.1 - Listen.)
ange nyu rip [angge nyu rɨp] vi deafened by the noise; mek nois na no inap harim; Gh: mange nyu rip Ex: Ange nyu rip, quan kumo wand mand, nge kutungu tuqui segi. I am not able to hear because they are talking so loudly. (sem. domains: 2.3.2.4 - Loud.)
ange prong 1 n fem lower area around the outer side of the ear lobe.; So: ange tami (sem. domains: 5.4.1 - Jewelry.) 2 n ear ring type Ex: Tit nap nap nas, ni anji ange nyamb ange prong. He sat shaking, he had an ear ring called an ange prong. umo ange prong
ange puate (id. ofange) n outer ear; yau; H: ange ju (sem. domains: 2.1.1.2 - Ear.)
ange tami (id. ofange) n fem earlobe; H: ange him (sem. domains: 2.1.1.2 - Ear.)
ange tuq mamb (id. oftuq namb) vi he is disobedient; yau bilong em i pas, bikhet na em i no harim tok see also: ange tuq rimb. (sem. domains: 4.5.4.2 - Disobey.)
ange tuq rimb [angge tuq rɨmb] vi be partially deaf; yau i pas; Gh: mange tu rimb; H: ange huq rimb Ex: Ni gang nase, ange tuq rimbig. He is old, his ears are blocked (partially deaf). see also: ange tuq mamb. (sem. domains: 2.5.4.3 - Deaf.)
ange umbo (id. ofange) n fem ear wax; pekpek bilong yau (sem. domains: 2.1.1.2 - Ear.)
*ap vt do s.t.
ap nap vi he cries out; singaut strong; So: yai nand Ex: Ghati wuqond, ni ap wup. She sees a snake, she cries out. (sem. domains: 3.5.6.5 - Cry, tear.)
ap nuang, ap nuaq vt he fastens something, he sandwiches something between two other things to fasten it on; pasim namel long tupela samting; Gh: mange dar rip; H: api neq Ex: Kuawu ap nawo. He fastened the sago stems (between poles on the top and bottom.) (sem. domains: 7.5.2.2 - Stick together.)
apqe n m/f waist; sait bilong man; H: ipqe [ɨpqe] Ex: Wuti apqe nat rise teti pu yenu. The man stood with his hands on his waist. (sem. domains: 2.1.2 - Torso.)
ar n neut urine; pispis Ex: Ni ar ku wumb. She wiped up the urine. (sem. domains: 2.2.7 - Urinate, urine.) ar mim
*ar vi go inside
ar mim (id. ofar) n urethra, canal through which urine comes out (sem. domains: 2.2.7 - Urinate, urine.)
ar nand vi he urinates; em i pispis (sem. domains: 2.2.7 - Urinate, urine.)
ar nyu n fem the bladder; bilum bilong pispis; H: ar imb [ar ɨmb] (sem. domains: 2.2.7 - Urinate, urine.)
*ari vi say
aru nand vt he swears; em i tok nogut; Gh: wodi nand Ex: Ni kumo aru ninduw. He swore at his mother. (sem. domains: 3.5.5.1 - Obscenity.)
*as vi 1sit; sindaun 2live; i stap
ase n m/f a mosquito; natnat; Gh: ate; H: aha Ex: Ase sawo neri. The mosquito bites. (sem. domains: 1.6.1.7 - Insect.)
*ase vi 1lie down; em i slip 2it is; em i stap nase
ase muaqui n fem mosquito type (sem. domains: 1.6.1.7 - Insect.)
ase nuang vt covering boils with a certain leaf; karamapim buk wantaim lip; Gh: ate menirang wuto; H: aha nirang righe Ex: Ni bubui ase nuang ei rar sigh wumb ningg. He put the leaf on the boil so that it would come to a head. (sem. domains: 1.6.1.7 - Insect.)
ase quari n masc black mosquito (sem. domains: 1.6.1.7 - Insect.)