See Ross (1992: 380).
See original Mihalic entry.
Maunten kaukau, Porgera, 1990.
Food crops: the sweet potato Ipomoea batatas.
subim kaukau to live on an exclusive diet of sweet potato
Ethnic identifier: Kaukau a person from the Highlands, on account of the amount of it they eat there ® Saki, Saksak
wanpela Saksak na wanpela Kaukau wokabaut long rot a coastal fellow and a highlands man were walking down the road ..
Noun combination forms
Agriculture: baret kaukau sweet potato planted in 2-4 m beds on a rectangular grid of ditches, a method characteristic of Western Highlands to the east of Mt Hagen town and much of Chimbu. ® skwea
Agriculture: maunten kaukau sweet potato grown in composted mounds, a method characteristic of Western Highlands to the west of Mt Hagen town, Enga and Southern Highlands, and known as mond or mondo.
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