guria1Gazelle/New Ireland: guria.
Ross (1992: 374) notes that Kuanua and Romoaaina have guria and Kandas (Southern New Ireland) guri.
See original Mihalic entry.
Physical world: an earthquake
guria i bagarapim haus an earthquake brought the house down
Intransitive verb forms
graun i guria there was an earthquake
em i pret nogut tru na skru i guria he was so afraid his knees were trembling
to look at enviously ® aigris, mangal, seksek
maus bilong em i guria long kaikai his mouth was watering at the sight of the food
meri i guria long nupela klos the girl is anxiously waiting for a new dress
yu guria long wanem? what are you looking like that for (in expectation of something)?
Verb phrase forms
skin i guria to shiver ® skin i hat
ren wasim em na skin i guria he was drenched by the rain and was shivering with cold
malaria holim em, na skin i guria he has malaria and is shivering with the fever
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