Teanu dictionary (Solomon Islands): Example 1717
a sturdy, round wooden mortar used in cooking, esp. to pound taros and Canarium almonds (vongoro) during the preparation of the pudding (mama)
pound ‹taros, almonds+› in a bowl, using a long and heavy pestle
I-tau jebute moioe ponu, i-loko i-ka i-le ne monone ka i-wete. I-wete awoiu ka i-ejau mama ada.
Once the taro was cooked, she put it in a mortar and began to pound it. When she finished pounding it, she made the pudding.
Teanu dictionary (Solomon Islands)