~toe2 chop at s.th. (ñe); destroy

Part of Speech verb, intransitive
Phonetic Form (i·)toe
Proto-Form POc: *taRaq
Tanema Equivalent ~teo
Lovono Equivalent ~to
    • chop at s.th. (ñe); destroy
    • Sense Comment rare
      • Example 2487:
        I-toe ñe utele temotu tilu pon!
        He destroyed the two islets. [lit. he chopped at the islets, by throwing stones]
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Related entries

  • Heterosemes:
    • ~toe1 cut ‹wood+›, chop, with a knife or axe / harvest ‹bananas› by chopping a bunch off the tree / make ‹s.th.› out of wood
  • See also:
    • ~arevo break into pieces, shatter, destroy ‹s.th.›
    • ~bo2 carve ‹wood›, to give it a specific shape or sharpen it
    • kuo canoe, esp. traditional canoe made of a single trunk, with no outrigger / boat, ship, from other cultures / “canoe tree”: k.o. tree (unidentified), traditionally chosen for making canoes – hence its name
    • ~si1 cut off ‹s.th.› using knife (okoro+)
    • vilo plant: generic name for all plants, when a particular species name is not specified / tree / wood / piece of wood, stick