~vai bake ‹food›, cook in the stone oven (awene)

Part of Speech verb, transitive
Phonetic Form (i·)vai
Tanema Equivalent ~oba
Lovono Equivalent ~lube
    • bake ‹food›, cook in the stone oven (awene)
      • Example 1257:
        Komoudo, va li-vai kokoro me peini melevele.
        Clam shells are commonly dried in the fire, and preserved in case of a famine.
        Example Comment
      • Example 2547:
        li-vai uo
        bake yams
      • Example 2565:
        Le-vai vioe ne awene.
        We bake taro in the stone oven.

Related entries

  • See also:
    • awene traditional stone oven
    • none2 food / meal, dinner; esp. collective meal, feast