Kamasau – English


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ase simbir n masc mosquito type (sem. domains: 1.6.1.7 - Insect.)
ase sungu n masc a fruit fly, sand flies; sand flai; Gh: ate tunguwu; H: ahaku Ex: Ase sungu wane uri riq ningg rindi. Fruit flies come to eat ripe bananas. (sem. domains: 1.6.1.7 - Insect.)
ase tiraiq
ase tiraiq [ase tɨraiq, sɨraiq] n fem horse fly; Gh: ate tureq; H: aha huraiq; So: ase raiq Ex: Ase siraiq wuit yuqo nati. When the horse fly bites he hurts. (sem. domains: 1.6.1.7 - Insect.)
asi part before, long ago; bipo; Gh: yabe; H: ahi Ex: Ni asine ngam wuso. She got married a long time ago. (sem. domains: 8.4.5.2 - Before.)
at vt 1kill with teeth; kilim long tit Ex: Nyombui pitari po, kuraip rit, munyiamen rit, te pare badi, yanji rit, pare badi, mir bad." We take dogs, they get [kill] iguana, kangaroo, and wallaby, we bring them and eat." 2em i kaikaim sampela samting nait, nitiq, nat
*at₁ vi fill
*at₂ vi run in circles; raunim
ate conj if … then, if a condition is met then something will happen; sapos; Gh: ade Ex: Ni no ate aye nandi. If he went then another would come. Ex: Nge buk gudoq ate kiraq gadi. If I see the book then I'll bring it. (sem. domains: 9.6.2.8 - Condition.)
*ati vi go down; go daun
awo namb vt he does sorcery; wokim poisin Ex: Ni awo mimbig. They do sorcery on him. (sem. domains: 4.9.4.1 - Sorcery.)
awu nand vt he extinguishes, puts a fire out; mekim paia i dai; So: tuqi nand Ex: Wase awu nand. He is putting out the fire. (sem. domains: 5.5.3 - Extinguish a fire.)
awu no vi fire goes out; paia i dai; So: tuqi no Ex: Wase awu kuso. The fire went out. (sem. domains: 5.5.3 - Extinguish a fire.)
aye adj other, another; arapela Ex: Nge yumbo aye segi. I do not have other things. Ex: Nyumbueg aye wundi. Another woman comes. (sem. domains: 8.3.5.2.4 - Other.)
ayene adv very; tumas Ex: Ni buid ayene nap. He tried very hard. (sem. domains: 9.3 - Very.)