Kamasau - English


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*i₁ vi go down; em i go daun Ex: Ni ir mi segi, ni yewon pu mas. They don't fall down; they sit well. Ex: Sare mate ri, rang mamb. They got vine and sewed it.
*i₂ vt put in; putim i go insait
-i₁ vt 3.m.sg Ex: Ni mas mas be nandi, beghi buqodi. They were living, he came, and we saw him.
-i₂ vt 1.sg Ex: Nge ko baptaisim maind, nge oghi. They baptized me, then I was well.
*iar vt gather things together
ideng kup vi it ripples; lukim wara em i mekim nois i go; Gh: ding wup Ex: Wokuandi wuye pe wet memare righe, bu wuye ideng kup. The kids threw stones in the water, so the water rippled with little waves.
ido vd do to s.o.; mekim long narapela Ex: di tumo wase kin nge tan tumo pe tiqi gidom mo and I sent them to the fire in the nearby kunai
ikur vi gather together
imb [ɨmb] 1 n fem enclosure, fence; banis Ex: Asi imb pe mase. Long ago the men lived inside an enclosure. 2 adj covered, hidden; hait Ex: Yumbo ninge imb pu rise. Some things are hidden. mir imb
imb namb [ɨmb namb] vt he wraps up food and other things; karamapim; H: quimb namb, muadi nand Ex: Yuram mir imb bab. In the evening we wrapped the food.
imb nap [ɨmb nap] vt he encloses; banisim; Gh: imb nuaw; H: imb nap, numboq Ex: Muqdi baj imb map. Then they enclosed the house.
imb nawo [ɨmb nawo] vt to block; banisim Ex: Wute ngim imb mawo. They blocked the road.
imbi
imbi, puari [ɨmbi̥] n fem woven basket; basket; So: umbond Ex: Singew raqe bir puaq, imbi yembe biduw. We split pandanus leaves and wove a basket.
imbin
imbin [ɨmbin] n fem small wild black palm used for making bows; wel limbum Ex: Imbin emaraq, nyoq mindiq, umowor yembe minduw. They cut the wild palm, peel it and make bows.
imbiski
imbiski [ɨmbiski] n masc a louse, lice; laus; Gh: mbit; H: pinji Ex: Ni mbiski quan. She has very many lice.
imbri
imbri [ɨmbri] n neut fungus, mushroom; talinga; Gh: mbri; H: wumbri; So: mbri Ex: Nyumbueg imbri ruqond nei rimbiny. Women know which mushrooms are good when they see them. imbri chach , imbri kime budiq , imbri kinyawo , imbri siqim , imbri wet
imbri chach (id. ofimbri) n masc Black mushrooms you can eat.
imbri kime budiq (id. ofimbri) n masc A kind of mushroom.
imbri kinyawo (id. ofimbri) n masc Mushrooms that come up where the sago pulp is rotting and look like an umbrella.; H: chewo wumbri
imbri siqim (id. ofimbri) n fem Mushrooms that come up by trees.; H: wumbri hiqim; So: imbri chonumb
imbri wet (id. ofimbri) n fem Edible mushrooms that look like a stone.
imbriquki
imbriquki [ɨmbriqu] n masc uneven toothed rat, type of marsupial; bikpela rat i gat waitpela tel; Gh: qebari; H: imbriqu; So: mbriqu Ex: Imbriqu iye pend mawo ye. These rats break open coconuts.
*indi vd do s.t. to or for s.o.; mekim sampting long narapela
*indighe vi go down a gradual slope; go daun liklik nindighe no
*indirighe vi pry loose, remove by prying; tekewe long naip