more KORO

Ross Clark DRC at
Mon Apr 26 22:02:57 UTC 1999

>>> <LINDSTROML at> 04/27 9:51 AM >>>
in Kwamera (SE Tanna, Vanuatu), kwankuru is 1) enclosure built of
wild cane, such as a grave site; 2) bird trap--pyramidal structure
made of cane.
Lamont Lindstrom

Yes, traps are another specific referent in north Vanuatu also:

Mota  gono [-n- unexplained]  "a conical basket used for taking small

Paamese  a-koro  "trap for catching wild chickens"

Nguna  kooro  "a particular sort of fish-net or bird trap".

Ross Clark

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