Kamasau – English


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r- v 3.f.pl Ex: Asi ni wune rimb buyaq buyaq ris. Before they were afraid and kept on sitting there shaking.
ragmo
ragmo n fem a large black bird-eating spider, tarantula; bikpela spaida; Gh: towomi, ragmo; H: argodimo; So: murongi Ex: Ragmo ni qi gawo rise kin. Tarantulas live in holes in the ground. mimrang
rand n masc mountain; maunten; Gh: randi; H: randi, wari Ex: Rand pe mewo mo. They climbed the mountain. rand bage tiqe, rand ni uyu pe , rand gab
rand bage tiqe, rand ni uyu pe (id. ofrand) n mountaintop; het bilong maunten
rand gab (id. ofrand) n side of a mountain
rang ab noun sewing; samapim Ex: Beghi yabe ... weg toq mand, chaghi rang mamb, chaghie urupui bir mawo, rang mamb. Long ago they slit breadfruit, broke new coconut bast and sewed it. rang namb
rang namb (rang) 1 vt he sews; em i samapim Ex: Chongo rang gibiq. I sew clothes. 2 vi are twisted Ex: Nyumo yit rang rimb. The tree roots are twisted together.
rapu n masc the frame surrounding a doorway; pos bilong dua; Gh: manye tutu; H: rahwi wo; So: rawtiwo Ex: Rapu mi maghe ei dodi yembe mindiny. They put the frame on so that they could make the door.
raqe₁ adj clear; ples klia; Gh: qurane; H: raqa Ex: Nge baj raqe gad. I clear the area around the house. nginy raqe , raqe mong
raqe₂ n fem leaf; lip; Gh: ra; H: njaw nyumo raqe , raqe gub
raqe gub (id. ofraqe) vi leaves come out in the open; lip i kamap, gro Ex: Nyumo raqe gub. The tree is in leaf.
raqe mong (id. ofraqe) n a cleared place
rar n fem 1eye; ai; H: rar, raq wuye; So: rar quye 2opening Ex: Wet pe rar ir naghe. He fell down in a hole in the stone. rar ambo nand , rar chukoq , rar chuqup nipiq, rar kuch nipiq , rar dabo keq wuso , rar dugum , rar ghave rimbig , rar sawo , rar sawo ngape , rar suweg , rar tong
rar ambo nand (id. ofrar) n a person who never helps or talks to people besides his family; i no gutpela man
rar chukoq (id. ofrar) adj blind for a long time and eye only opens partially; ai pas; H: rar chuq
rar chuqup nipiq, rar kuch nipiq (id. ofrar) adj eyes are closed; pasim ai; Gh: chupuk niraq; H: rar huromb nipiq
rar dabo keq wuso (id. ofrar) vi he avoided his eyes; lukluk i go long bus; Gh: rar dabu je wuto
rar dugum (id. ofrar) n eyebrow; Gh: rar bag; H: rar ding
rar ghave rimbig (id. ofrar) adj partially blind; ai pas; Gh: ghave rimbing; H: rar neri
rar gre nand vi he stares unwaveringly at something; lukluk strong; Gh: yumbo rar namb; H: nuqond neri naha
rar gre rindig vi eyes rolled back with whites showing; ai bilong em i strong; Gh: rar uriang rind Ex: Ni rar ori nati bu rar gre rindig. He was unconcious so his eyes rolled back with the whites showing.
rar imb
rar imb n fem a fence used for privacy for a young girl who has just reached puberty Ex: Rar imb mew righe. They put up a fence for her. see also: nyuqut.
rar nat vt he looks; em i lukluk; H: rar nah
rar neq wundi vt he looks towards the speaker; lukluk i kam see also: ni nandi, neq wundi.
rar ngimi [rar ngɨmi] part before, in front of; Gh: rar manye; H: rar minye kri; So: rar igi Ex: Ni wute buagi rar ngimi nas. He sits in front of the crowds.