ngaliis kwiiksa

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1. animal,health,reptile turnip-tailed gecko
Ejemplo de Frase-Phrase example:
  • Ngaliis kwiiksa kuyak nguu ki kalka nangka ki yaakri. Ikwiik ngaliis isii aakar.
    The alligator lizard lives high in the house in the thatch. His hand like an alligator.


  • Etnográfica:
    A large gecko believed to be poisonous, found in the house and in the bush. Bigger than the other house lizards (kaskas). If it bites you the cure is: "Look into the sun and don't blink and drink lots of water". Also said that when it bites you, it looks for water, but if you reach water before he does, nothing will happen to you. Some say that the tail is steel, and that if it drops its tail straight down, it can stick in the floor boards.
  • Léxica:
    To be differentiated from 'kaskas' for slightly smaller and harmless house lizards. Some call this "gelliwaaz" in Kriol; others use "gelliwaaz" as the Rama name of a different lizard, which is "galliwasp" in English.

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