Grammar and vocabulary of language spoken by Motu tribe (New Guinea)

 
9781236222336: Grammar and vocabulary of language spoken by Motu tribe (New Guinea)
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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1888 Excerpt: ...Doa, s. (I) a boar's tusk; (2) a horn. Doa, to land. Doadoa, s. a scorpion. Doadoa, s. a cage in lakaloi for the pottery of the captain. Doe, s. famine, dearth. Doua, v. to set fire to, as dry grass. Doua, to ring (as a bell). Dounu, particle future time, not yet. Dobi, v. to be lost in the bush. (Of pigs or dogs.) Dobi, adv. downwards. Dobi, v. to fruit. (When hanging down, as bananas.) Dobu, a. deep. Dodi, s. a debt, v. to owe. Dodo, s. very high tide, coming over the street. (Higher than utubada.) Dodo, v. to soak up, to absorb, to subside. Doga, a stream. Dogo, s. anchor. Dogo atoa, Dogo negea, v. to anchor. Dogoro, s. dry banana-leaf packing. Dogu, s. a deep bay. Dogudogu, s. a hollow, depression. Dogudobi, to set (as sun.) Doha, v. to prohibit. Doha, s. law (introduced meaning.) Doholodoholo, a. dry (of cookedfood), dried up (of roast.) Dohore, adv. by-and-bye. Dohore, v. to postpone. Dokia, dokiaoho, v. (1), to pull down a skin without cutting it, as the skin of lizard, or a kangaroo tail; hence (2) to take off one's clothes. Doko, s. anchor. Doko, a. maimed. Ima doko. Doko, to end. Dokoatao, v. to hold, restrain. Dokoatao, lasi, a. free. Dokokadokoka, adj. lonely, dis-tressed. Dokona, s. conclusion, end. Asi dokona, endless. Doku, s. the calf of the leg. Lau dokugu Dola, s. penis erectio. Dolu, s. back. Domaga, a. one hundred thousand. Domena, s. resin. Domuadae, to put in mouth. Dona, name of a fish. Doria, v. to push, to nudge, to jog. Doria dobi, to depose. Dorina, s. the top. Dorinai, prep. on. Also adv. Dorivadoriva, a. very high in the air. Guba dorivadorivana ai. Doro, v. to stop crying, to be paci fied. Doru, s. the back. Doru laoho, crooked back. Doru qagugu, a. humpback. Dorua, sprained. Dosema, for dosi ema, not yet come. Dosi, v. to take...

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