-o vtpl Ex: Muq ni nari baj kamo mawo mas.Now he told them to build straight houses to live in. (??in straight rows, or each house with straight timber??) Ex: Muq ni simbe nindim nari, "Otiwo nge kari di nungoqi yembe wand di kiap nandi nuqond."Now he told them, "Later I will tell you to work and the kiap will come and see it."
obo n femcrotan, a plant used for decoration in ceremonial dances and to sprinkle water in some magic ceremonies; purpur, tanget; Gh: abo; H: abo; So: quaq Ex: Obo muange pe wo yivanj buraq mand.The children chase flies away with crotan branches.Codiaeum variegatum (sem. domains: 1.5.2 - Bush, shrub.) obo dugri
obo dugri (obo) ncrotan plant type; tanget Ex: Righe ruso, kinyam kinyam wo kuaw wo kiyangri righe ruso, muqdi ni mingi ruaq, obo rindaw ruso, obo dugri, orait obo dugri ngawu pe mbuind wup nase, tami mbuaqi wumbi.All her relatives went down, placed her in the center, put a string bag on her head and put a tanget branch under the string bag string.see also: obo tir. (sem. domains: 1.5.2 - Bush, shrub.)
oghisim nand see also: sabi nand. vtto help someone by fixing something or helping them to get well; oraitim em; Gh: oghiti nand; H: habi nindiny Ex: Imbi bir wus bu ni oghisim nindiq.The basket was broken so he fixed it.see also: sabi nand 1.
omo see also: pre₁. finished; pinis; Gh: amo; H: amopart1completed task Ex: Yembe omo ningg tumo.The work is almost completed.2used up, gone Ex: Kerosin wong rind omo.They already bought all the kerosene. Ex: Mir omo.The food is nearly gone, there is not enough.
omone advcompletely used up; pinis olgeta; Gh: amone; H: amone Ex: Mir omone.The food is completely used up.umbogawo omone
ondim n neut1a plant with a yellow tuber2the yellow juice used as a dye which comes from the tuber Ex: Nge ondim tamb pe ngang gab.I rub the string with the yellow juice from the ondim plant.
ongi sumwuye [onggi sumwiye]n masca tree with rough leaves used like steel wool to clean pots and pans; lip mosong bilong wasim sospen; Gh: wuye miab; H: onji humap; So: ngungur Ex: Ongi sumwuye raqe beghi os wuye pap.We used the leaves of this tree to wash the pans.
orinye n mascelders whose role is to beat teenage boys in initiation rites to make them strong; Gh: ori muram; So: ori Ex: Wo urupui wari baj pe mo di orinye mandi mi ei gre mem ningg.When the young men went for the first time to the spirit house, then the elders came and beat them so that they would be strong.
oru n femfrog; rokrok; Gh: eru (sem. domains: 188.8.131.52 - Amphibian.) oru cheghe, umo ngawu, umo mbaq
oru bis [oru bɨs, brɨs]na green frog with yellow spots; some get large; Gh: eru poprang; H: oru bih [bɨh]; So: oru raw Ex: Oru brit nyumo taq pe ris, wuye wundi di riri,"Ngrok ngrok".This green tree frog lives in holes in trees, when it rains they call out,"Ngrok ngrok".Litoria euchemis (sem. domains: 184.108.40.206 - Amphibian.)