Kamasau - English


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ququ n masc 1spirit; tewel Ex: Nyumo ququ yeng rind ye. Spirits from the tree fight against us. Ex: Ni nati, pudi ququ te Yumbui nitaqwi. He died, but God took the spirit. Ex: Wute mati kin ququ te beghi buqod ye tuqui segi. We are not able to see the spirits of dead men. 2shadow; tewel Ex: Nginy naghe no bu nyumo ququ dobui rise. The sun was going down, so his shadow was long. nyumo ququ , ququ brequ , God ningg Ququ Yuwon ye , ququ brequ mingg yumbui
ququ brequ (id. ofququ) n evil spirits; spirit nogut; Gh: ququ breko
ququ brequ mingg yumbui (Bible term ofququ) n the Devil, Satan
ququ brequ puaq nand (Bible term ofpuaq nand) Bible Term he drives out the evil spirits
ququ nare vi he peeks, takes a quick look; lukluk isi isi; Gh: rar nat, miang nap; H: ququ nireq [nɨreq] Ex: Nge gawo pe gri ququ kare. I peeked in through the hole.
qurur [qurur] ab noun a crackling noise qurur mutungu
qurur mutungu (id. ofqurur) vi They hear the crackle (of leaves and say that a secret murderer has come).
qurur nand [qurur nand] vi it crackles Ex: Nge nyumo raqe nyinge kawo bu qurur rind. I stepped on the leaves so they crackled.
qusuqu n fem dust; das; Gh: qutuw; H: huqu; So: qusuw Ex: Qusuqu ane nare nandi. He brings dust with him.
quti [quti, quchi] n mussel, a type of freshwater shellfish; kina; Gh: quchi [quchi]; H: quhi Ex: Quti wase bidaq di mim puaq wund. We cook mussels in the fire and the mouth opens.