~mini1 give / celebrate, hold ‹ritual›

Part of Speech verb, intransitive
Phonetic Form mini
Tanema Equivalent ~mika
Lovono Equivalent ~mini
    • give
    • Sense Comment rare
      Encyclopedic Info The sense ‘give’ is now expressed by a serial verb ~la ~mini, or ~lamini.
    • celebrate, hold ‹ritual›

Related entries

  • Heterosemes:
    • ~mini2 (take V) and give it to ‹s.o.› / (do V) for ‹s.o.›, for the benefit of ‹s.o.›. Equivalent of a Dative
  • See also:
    • ~mini ngapiene hold a festival
    • ~mini aña (dameliko) perform a ritual of transmission for ‹children›, symbolizing their right to inherit land and wealth from the father's side; hence bequeath land to ‹o.'s children›