|kugi=A=O||A touch, rub O|
|gada-kugi=A=O||A wash O (with water)|
|kugi-kugi=S||S manually stimulate|
Kugi appears to be derived from an older form of the word kuwu ‘hand’ and some unknown particle.
Gada-kugi incorporates the noun gada ‘water’ as an instrument or manner adverb. Other nouns can be incorporated in the same way.
Reduplicated kugi-kugi is one of the verbs used to describe sexual activity, but is not used in polite company.
[#89] Gada kugidananu piŋi ŋehele xotoxotope.
[#26] Mede kugi kennitodama, data deye seppetodanu.