~maili1 grow up, get older / grow big

Part of Speech verb, intransitive
Phonetic Form (i·)maili
Tanema Equivalent ~ka
Lovono Equivalent ~kawa
    • grow up, get older
    • Typical Subject animal, hum
      • Example 1507:
        Noma, po apali i-maili i-ven' i-ka, i-te tev' ai' iape me et' iape.
        In the old days, when a child grew up, he would stay with his parents.
    • grow big
    • Typical Subject plant+
      (Part of) Synonym (for)
      • Example 1019:
        Avtebe adapa ka i-maili i-vene kata ka vitoko kape moso.
        Their taros had grown up and were almost ripe.
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      • Example 1508:
        Ngogoro ka i-maili.
        The bush has grown there.
      • Example 1509:
        Pi-romo uie i-maili pine.
        You can see how the leaves have grown big.