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Kényang, to pall at, to lug, to tug.

Kényéré, name of a tree with tough clastic wood.

Kêong, shape of snail's shell, coil, or spiral; a small shell fish found in swamps; a variety of Ampullaria. A snail; any small land molusk in a shell.

Képang, a peculiar kind of bambu platted work (Bilik, which see), which is the best and most substantial sort which is made.

Kepék, a sort of bambu basket with cover, the sides and top of which are covered with the cuticle of the branches of the Sarai palm, and which are impenetrable to water. The natives use Kėpéks, as we use portmanteaus for carrying about their clothes and other personal effects.

Képéng, any small copper coin, which is not a Dutch doit; any trilling value. Hagang nyiar pikulihĕun sa képéng, I want to seek work as a cooly, if it be hut for a trifle.

Kĕpél, a young foal, with long shaggy hair.

Kĕper, generally called Ki-kĕper, a large forest tree. Or properly the bark of the tree which is stringy, and taken off in large pieces to be used as a kind of boarding in the rough houses of the natives.

Képés, to knock a side, to ward off by a gentle blow- to give a slap.

Képét, to eat one's own ordure under a foolish idea that we shall soon grow rich.

Kĕplék, toss- penny or toss-duit: any wager whether heads or tails will fall uppermost.

Kĕpluk, indicative of anything falling heavily to the ground, a heavy plump in a fall.

Kĕpluk-kĕpluk, to make a clashing noise, as in clapping the hands. To clap the hands.

Keprak-Kĕprik, to knock about, to toss about to move frequently and injure; to ill use.

Képrét, to sprinkle with water or any liquor, to throw water in drops on anything. Water shook from the hands on any object.

Képrik, to set after, to rouse up, to bustle at.

Kĕpuk-kĕpuk, to pat or strike gently.

Kĕpung, to encircle, to circumvent, to surround.

Kĕrai, name of a fish, found especially in caverns where there is water.

Kĕrak, in boiling rice, that part which is next the pot, which adheres to it and gets done brown. The brown crust of boiled rice.

Kérak, name of a bird much seen about buffaloes, perched on their backs, and pecking about their hide. Called also Jalak. The bird is black with a little white in the wings.

Kerèbĕk, the noise made by water entering a bottle or bambu kélé, when immersed therein, caused bij the escape of the air. The bubbling noise of air in water so escaping.

Kérék, to snore, to make a snoring noise, to breathe heavily. Ngorok, is to snore from the bottom of the throat, and expresses a more strenuous action than kérék.

Kérékan, small reeds round which threads are wound, and afterwards placed in the tropong or shuttle, when in the act of being wave into the web. The instrument is