~re let go of ‹s.th.›, release, drop / leave ‹s.th.› somewhere; put [...]

Part of Speech verb, transitive
Phonetic Form (i·)re
Tanema Equivalent ~re
Lovono Equivalent ~re
    • let go of ‹s.th.›, release, drop
    • leave ‹s.th.› somewhere; put ‹s.th.› down, lay, set
      • Example 2176:
        Voko iote pon li-re ne elene Lege ponu.
        They took stones and laid them down in the clearing of Lengge.
    • set ‹trap›; cast ‹net›
    • Sense Comment esp
      • Example 1261:
        Kape la-re tetaki me la-labu neido konge ne ero.
        We will set a trap to catch small shrimps in the river.
      • Example 1845:
        Ne-le ne-re pele.
        I’m going net-fishing.
    • spend ‹money, viko›; hence pay ‹fine›
      • Example 2177:
        Ka a-romo leka! Kape u-re viko!
        You had eye contact with your cousin! You will have to pay a fine!
    • let go of, release ‹s.o.›; leave ‹s.o.› alone
    • allow ‹s.o.› to do s.th.
    • leave ‹s.o.›; drop ‹s.o.› somewhere, walk ‹s.o.› back
      • Example 2179:
        Awa ene i-su pe ni-re kaipa damiliko iono.
        I am sad to have left you and your family.
      • Example 2180:
        A-re Bakap vele?
        Where did you drop Bakap?
    • divorce ‹s.o.›
      • Example 2181:
        Ka i-re emele iape.
        [he has released his wife] He is divorced.
    • leave ‹people› behind as one passes away; hence die
    • Sense Comment euph
      • Example 846:
        teliki iakapa na pe ka i-re kiapa na
        our leader who has left us today

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    • ~ovei1 know ‹s.o., s.th.›; be aware (that, ~ko) / understand, recognise / know how to; hence be able (to, pe) / be allowed to / may (do V) / be prone (to, pe); do V habitually; used to (do)