Rawang – English


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ka1clf:1half (of something, fruit, food, anything).Shvlá tiqka.'Half of the moon.'Vbika.'Four parts/splits.'9.2.7Classifiers2classifier for counting numbers of split objects and thin objects such as knives and rulers.Shv̀msè tiqka.'One small knife.'
ka2n:chicken.Ngàò kasèré.'My chicks.'1.6.1.2Birdkabitn:duck.Kabit go.'One duck.'<Jp.kachø̀mn:chicken coupe.Kachøm èwàò.'Build chicken coupe.''chicken' + 'house'kadv̀ngn:chicken nest.'chicken' + 'nest'kakokn:poultry.'chicken' + 'house'kakúngn:old hen.'chicken' + 'old'. kúng ⇔ gúng see ngvgúng 'old cow'.kalø̀mn:chicken egg.Kamà go kalø̀m bø̀m shìe.'The hen is sitting on her eggs.''chicken' + 'egg'kalø̀ngn:fat chicken.Kalø̀ng tiqgo.'One fat chicken.'kamàn:1hen.Kamà go.'The hen.''chicken' + 'female'2slang for prostitute.kamvgwìn:turkey.'chicken' + 'elephant'karøpn:seasonal chicken disease.Dènǿng karøp lòngí karì shvngbe dvkoqdvtnvpmà.'This year due to seasonal chicken sickness all the chickens got killed.''chicken' + 'contagious disease'kasiqn:spurs of a cock.Dv̀nggú gvbàgo yv́ng kasiq vchøe.'The old rooster has leg's sprout on its legs.'kasísèn:chick.Kasísè tiqgo.'One chick.''chicken' + 'tiny' + DEMkayungyann:chicken coupe (bamboo structure for chickens to sleep in).
ka3interr:interrogative pronoun.Kayv́ng kèní.'From where?' 9.2.3.4Question wordskadøinterr:how, which manner.Kadø wàì má.'How do we do it?''question word' + ADVkadvgvpinterr:when.Kadvgvp ètuq rae.'When are you arriving?''question word' + 'time'kadvngshìadv:how much, so much.Kadvngshì sa lv́m íe.'How much longer (do we have) to wait?kadv́ngteinterr:how many, how much.Kadv́ngte vrúme.'How far is it?''question word' + 'much'kagǿinterr:who, which person.Kagǿ íè.'Who is (he/she)?''question word' + CLF.personkalap màlaploc.n:all directionsKalap màlap kèní kàrurì tuqráì.'Letters arrived from all directions.'kalònginterr:which one.'WH-word' + CLF.thingkamaqn:who, which people.kamóng màmóngn:various countries.Ngàsè Nvngí nø kamóng màmóng høqòe.'My daughter Anang goes to various countries.''WH-word' + 'country' + 'WH-word' + 'country'kapàinterr:what.Kapà èràè.'What do you need?'kapv̀ninterr:what, which kind.karvtø̀interr:what hour, what time, when.Ka rvtø eyøpme.'What time do you sleep?''WH-word' + 'time'kayv́nginterr:where.Kayv́ng èv́le.'Where do you live?''WH-word' + LOCkayv́ng màyv́ngloc.n:everywhere.'WH-word' + LOC + 'WH-word' + LOC
ka4v.i:bitter.Mv́n nø ka we tiqpv̀n íe.'Mvn(kind of herb) is bitter.'<PTB *ka6.3.3Taste
ka5vka1v.i:dry out.Tì vkaámì.'The water dried up.'
ka6vka2v.i:(tooth) break.kávkaadv:(tooth) broken.It usually refers to tooth gap.
Kapn:Kha; Rawang surname.1.8.1.2Family names
ká1part:marker which occurs with non-final clauses to mark probability; supposelly to VP.Àng kà mvta rvt vdipkéò ká.'He was supposelly beaten because of his fault.'9.2.9.1Verb affixes
ká2adv:give me!Káǃ èwà atnò.'Heyǃ give me.'Ká dv̀nggúng lòng èwà atnò.'Hand me the bag.'9.2.8Interjectionskálèadv:give (it) to me!Kálè! tele vtnò.Give! give it to me.'ká is not a verb, but kálè is used for 'give me', cf. also ká wae 'she says give me.'
ká3v.i:be filled or satisfied.Yøp káe.'Have slept well.'Yøpyø mvká.'Have not slept well, still sleepy.'
ká4n:debt.Ká èwaqshì ra.'Repay (your) debt.'Ká gvpme.'In debt.'<Shanká gvpv.i:be in-debt.'debt' + 'glue'ká waqv.t:pay back, repay the debt.'debt' + 'repay'
kàn:word, language, speech, sound, voice.Mìwàkà shǿn esháò mà.'Can you speak Chinese?'5.5.3.1Wordàngkékàn:original language, source language.Shànshér legà àngkékà.'The original language of the Bible.'NFP + 'root' + 'work'kàbvtv.i:lose voice.'word' + 'dried up'kàchev.i:bothersome, disagreeable.Kàchepè.'Complainer (male).''word' + 'complain'kàdvchøpn:proverb, saying.Kàdvchøp taq paqzí kà vbáe.'Wisdom words were contained in proverbs.''word' + CAUS + 'put in'kàdvté jvkn:amplifier.'word' + CAUS + 'big' + 'machine'kàdvtømn:conclusion.'word' + CAUS + 'knot'kàdvtutv.t:interpret between two groups of people, speaking in tongues.Miwàka kení Rvwangka sv̀ng kà dvtutnòe.'(He) translates from Chinese to Rawang language.''word' + 'join, connect'kàdvtut kàn:prophetic word.'word' + 'connect, link' + 'word'kàdvtut shún:prophet, interpreter.Kà dvtutshú Esaya.'The prophet Isaiah.''word' + 'join, connect' + AGT.NOMkàgon:title, heading.'word' + 'head'kàgvpn:1covenant, promise.Kàgvp lòng sà:nìe. 'We keep the covenant.'2communion.Kàgvp vm rvtø̀.'Time for taking communion.''word' + 'glue'kàgvp ànglín:Old Testament; old covenant.Kàgvp ànglí bok.'The Old Testament.''word' + 'glue' + NFP + 'old'kàgvp àngshv́rn:New Testament; new covenant.Kàgvp àngshv́r bok.'The New Testament.''word' + 'glue' + NFP + 'new'kàhúngn:meaningless word.'word' + 'empty'kàjámn:rumour.kàkv́ln:stutterer.Tam nø kàkv́l íe.'Tham is a stutterer.''word' + 'stammering'kàluqv.i:quarrel.Kàluq mvdaq.'Do not quarrel.''word' + 'be many'kànvrø̀mn:main point, key word.'word' + 'heart'kàpongn:introduction.kàrìmv.t:record.'word' + 'catch'kàrím jvkn:audio recorder.'word' + 'catch' + 'machine'kàrønn:long vowel.'word' + 'pull'kàrøtn:question word.'word' + 'ask'=røtkàkàrvtv.t:make decision.'word' + 'break, cut'kàsi kàrùngn:discussion, arguement.kàsiqn:point (of an argument), agreement.Kàsiq màdá kà shø̀ne.'What he says is meaningless.''word' + 'joint'kàsvdiqn:promise, agreement.Kà svdiq nø døng ràe.'Promise must be kept.''word' + 'promise'kàshø̀nv.i:speaking.Svramèí lvpvt vháng vlùn lv̀m tvrà shø̀nòe.'The teacher gives a speech about development.''word' + 'speak'kàshǿn jvkn:telephone.Kàshǿnjvkngó vtv̀ng kée.'(They) communicate through telephone.''word' + 'speak' + 'machine'kàshvbóngn:word-example.Yesuò kàshvbóng.'Parable of Jesus.''word' + 'match'kàshvdúnn:example.'word' + 'measure'=kà hvbóngkàshvgøpn:rhyme, proverb.Rvwang kashvgøp.'Rawang proverb.''word' + CAUS + 'cover'kàshvnamn:example word.'word' + 'pad'kàshvniqn:deep word.'word' + 'inner'kàtav.i:obedient, be submissive.Kà ta we zùngsè rìsv̀ng svrarì shóngshìe.'Teachers love obedient students.''word' + 'listen'kàtvngn:conclusion, last word.Kàtvng chv̀ng.'The last word.''word' + 'end, edge'kàvwán:uvula.Lǿngjang pv́ngshi zàng taq kàvwá vle.'There is the uvula before the actual neck.''word' + 'divide'kàvzø̀mn:new word or idea.'word' + 'raw'
kà2part:purposive nominalizer; in order to V.Wedø íwe nø súnshìkà mví.'As (he) was like that , it unlikely for (him) to survive.'Yapè dvrvtsè sv̀ng nø kadø í nìgø zíkà íe. 'As for this young orphan, no matter what it is give (what he deserves).'9.2.9.1Verb affixes
kadvgv́rn:bird; pheasant.=dùngkà1.6.1.2Bird
kagø̀n:gibbon.Kagø̀ tiqré.'A group of gibbons.'<Lisu1.6.1.1.1Primate
Kàgvbùn:Khagabu; mountain name.It is the highest mountain in Myanmar.1.8.2.4Names of mountains
kàgvpkàkàgvp ànglíOld Testament; old covenant.kàgvp àngshv́rNew Testament; new covenant.
kákáadv:like, pretend.Mvtá káká.'Like I don't hear (you).'Zí káká wae.'Pretend to give.'
Kakvnpn:Khakhan; Rawang surname.1.8.1.2Family names
Kalopn:Khalau; Rawang surname.1.8.1.2Family names
kamn:bamboo used for making fire.Svmi wvr lv́m kam láòe.'(He) is searching for bamboo-wood for making a fire.'2.5.6Fuel