kapaPacific Pidgin English: *kapa.
Corrugated iron sheeting - Bislama: ?; Pijin: kapa; TSC: kapa.
cf. also TSC kapmauri, supposedly copper Maori = earth oven.
Kuk long kapa, Tun, Western Highlands Province, 1987.
Everyday item: made of metal
kapa kap to tin mug
haus kapa a iron-roofed house; by extension, any house made of permanent materials
corrugated iron roofing sheet, any sheet metal
kapa i gat baret the roofing is corrugated
large cooking pot, typically made of cast iron or aluminium; a copper
maski mumu, yumi kuk long kapa lets not do a mumu, lets cook in the copper
Mining/geology: ore (especially, but not only, copper ore) ® ain, bras1, gol2, manganis
kapa marasin toxic mine wastes - term used in connection with pollution downstream of the Ok Tedi mine
a hoof, fingernail, toenail, birds claw or talon
pinga kapa fingernail
kapa i tekewe fingernail has come off
tarangau i holim kapul long kapa bilongen the hawk seized the possum in his talons
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