Newai pronunciation guide
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Speaker: Kevin Kausei,Dialect: Nawar-ewa span>
tamafa (ritual spitting after drinking kava)
first chewing of kava ceremony (takes place at same time as first shaving ceremony)
thank you very much
coral snake (black & white)
hyrbrid house (half like cyclone house, half with walls)
Scientific name: Terminalia catapa,Speaker: Kevin Kausei,Dialect: Nawar-ewa span>
shell (of coconut, for drinking kava)
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Nawai (Neuai) Talking Dictionary produced by Kevin Kausei, Gregory M. Plunkett, K. David Harrison, and Jeremy Fahringer. Botanical consultants Michael J. Balick, Calvin Heiman, and Neal Kelso. (2020)
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