~asai sew ‹clothes+› / stitch up ‹wound›

Part of Speech verb, transitive
Phonetic Form (i·)asai
Tanema Equivalent ~so
Lovono Equivalent ~se
    • sew ‹clothes+›
    • stitch up ‹wound›
    • Syntactic Restriction medic.
      • Example 241:
        Ni-woi basa ene li-asai.
        I banged by head, and it was stitched up.

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  • See also:
    • ~si4 make ‹fishing net, pele› by weaving or sewing it together
    • ~wete violently push a long, hard object into ‹s.o., s.th.›: pierce, spear, stab, pound+ / spear ‹fish+› / shoot ‹s.o., s.th.› with arrow / pound ‹s.o., s.th.› with the end of a long stick, or any similar implement / drive ‹digging stick, ekuo› into the ground, to soften it when planting tubers / dig out ‹swamp taro, vivilo› by driving a digging stick into the ground; hence harvest / pound ‹taros, almonds+› in a bowl, using a long and heavy pestle / grind ‹kava+› using a longish coral stone or a pestle / pin ‹clothes, leaves+› using a needle or a small pointed stick