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  • Snub-nosed hornbills and large black-and-white kuras glide overhead, sending a cascade of cackles through the leaves.

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  • The women take the exclusive charge of the kuras, which are never entered by men.

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  • It is quite unnecessary for them to do anything; they are quite contented to sit by the fire, and smoke occasionally, and eat and sleep, this apathy being varied by spasms of activity when there is no more dried flesh in the kuras, and when skins must be taken to

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  • The ground where the houses had stood was absolutely bare of everything but fine black ash, among which the kuras stood blackened, and, in some instances, slightly cracked, but in all unharmed.

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  • El sub la kanapo la muso kuris sub la liton, kaj nun gxi kuras sub la lito.

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  • Johanino jam faris longan marsxon, sxi jxus haltis: sxi spiras forte, sxia kolo sin strecxas, sxia brusto sin etendas, kaj skuigxas sxiaj flankoj; sxia koro forte batas, sxia sango rapide kuras en la arterioj kaj vejnoj; sxia hauxto farigxis brula.

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  • Cxi tiu forto, kiu restigas cxion sur la tero, estas tamen la kauxzo de nia lacigxado, kiam ni marsxas aux kuras, cxar gxi faras nin pezaj, kaj tial ni ofte deziras halti kaj ripozi.

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  • Knabo kuras, a boy runs (is running), subject: knabo.

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  • Fortaj cxevaloj marsxas kaj kuras en la verdaj kampoj.

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  • Esperanto verbs in the present tense is "- as": kuras = runs, is running. brilas = shines, is shining. flugas = flies, is flying. dormas = sleeps, is sleeping.

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