~telini turn into, transform into ‹s.th.›

Part of Speech verb, transitive
Phonetic Form (i·)telini
    • turn into, transform into ‹s.th.›
    • Syntactic Restriction + noun
      • Example 2401:
        Moe iape ka i-telini voko.
        His house has turned into stone.

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  • See also:
    • ~le1 go somewhere / introduces a locative before the main verb, when previous motion is implied / get up and (do V): introduces a new action, whether or not involving a literal motion event. Not always translated / leave, be gone / leave its zenith position; hence be early afternoon, around 2pm / pass, reach (such and such moment) / be past / become