~bi1 pick ‹fruit› from its tree, using hand

Part of Speech verb, transitive
Phonetic Form (i·)ᵐbi
Tanema Equivalent ~bele
Lovono Equivalent ~bi
    • pick ‹fruit› from its tree, using hand
      • Example 397:
        Li-bi bale
        pick breadfruit
      • Example 398:
        Li-bi balawe
        pick a pineapple
      • Example 399:
        Li-bi vongoro
        collect Canarium almonds
      • Example 400:
        U-le u-bi avie, me u-kamai, me le-sai ñe kava.
        Go pick some Malay apples, and bring them so we can eat out the taste of kava.
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    • ~bi1 pick ‹fruit› from its tree, using hand
    • ~toe1 cut ‹wood+›, chop, with a knife or axe / harvest ‹bananas› by chopping a bunch off the tree / make ‹s.th.› out of wood
    • ~ae hollow out; remove stuff from ‹wood+› / dig a hole in ‹ground› / dig ‹hole› in s.th. / dig out, harvest ‹yam, hill taro›
    • ~au1 pluck out ‹s.th.› by pulling it out / remove ‹water taro+› by plucking it out; hence harvest
    • ~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
    • ~avi pick ‹s.th.›, pick up, espec. by pinching it between o.'s fingers, or holding it with tongs