~do1 plant ‹trees›

Part of Speech verb, transitive
Phonetic Form (i·)ⁿdo
Tanema Equivalent ~do
    • plant ‹trees›
      • Example 598:
        Li-do bale
        plant a breadfruit
      • Example 599:
        Li-do balawe
        plant a pineapple
      • Example 600:
        Li-do mana vilo
        plant flowers
      • Example 601:
        La-tabe mata ka la-lui la-do i-katau ngogoro.
        They collected shoots, and began to plant them around the island.
        Example Comment
        kaori tree
      • Example 602:
        Ai-e mana luro wako? – Ewe. – Pe li-sava!
        Do you like rice? – Yes I do. – Then just buy it!
        Example Comment

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  • See also:
    • ~do1 plant ‹trees›
    • ~teli put ‹s.th.› down / bury ‹s.o., s.th.› / plant ‹fruit, taro+› / grow ‹leaves+› / send ‹message›
    • ~vo4 plant ‹banana›
    • ~woi stick ‹long object: knife+› into s.th.; thrust, drive in / plant ‹manioc+› into the ground / put up, erect ‹post+› by sticking it in ground / bang ‹body part› with a shock / bang ‹heavy object› with a noise
    • ~wowo2 plant ‹tuber, esp. yam› in the ground
    • vese seed / small part, element: used in various compounds
    • mata eyes / gaze, direction of the eyes as they look / face / grammatical subject of ~ledi ‘be hungry’ / opening, passage; hole / cover for an opening, hence lid+ / tip, point / spring / sprout, seedling, shoot, offshoot
    • jie shoot, sucker
    • ekuo various forms of wooden stick, with various usages
    • vilo plant: generic name for all plants, when a particular species name is not specified / tree / wood / piece of wood, stick