~bu1 die, pass away

Part of Speech verb, intransitive
Phonetic Form (i·)ᵐbu
Tanema Equivalent ~bu
Lovono Equivalent ~me
    • die, pass away
      • Example 344:
        Telepakau akapa mwaliko i-bu damiliko iape ka basa peini ini, kape le-teli ini.
        In our tradition, when someone dies, he must be buried by his children and by his clan.
      • Example 446:
        Ka i-bu.
        He's dead.
      • Example 447:
        Ai' one ka i-bu, ebieve tua ka i-da.
        My father died eight years ago.

Related entries

  • See also:
    • ~abu3 hit, strike ‹s.th., s.o.›, typic. with o.'s hands / have an impact upon ‹s.th., s.o.›, affect / play ‹musical instrument› using hands / kill, slay, murder ‹s.o.› / kill ‹animal›, hence hunt, fish+