~mako dance, incl. modern dance

Part of Speech verb, intransitive
Phonetic Form (i·)mako
Proto-Form Polynesian: *mako
Tanema Equivalent ~mako
Lovono Equivalent ~mako
    • dance, incl. modern dance
    • Sense Comment gen
      (Part of) Synonym (for)
      • Example 1139:
        Li-si teveliko ne kulumoe, me le-kila idi le-ka le-mako.
        Someone in the village is blowing the conch, calling out to people to come and dance.
      • Example 1511:
        Li-vo aero i-dai, me kape le-mako ne to.
        They erected a fence around (the village area), for us to dance in the middle.
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      • Example 1512:
        Ba-mako ra i-vagasi vono i-sodo.
        You danced together until dawn!
        Example Comment

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