~vilu walk / move, wander, travel

Part of Speech verb, intransitive
Phonetic Form (i·)vilu
Tanema Equivalent ~au
Lovono Equivalent ~lavao
    • walk
      • Example 2640:
        Ka i-vilu i-le.
        He can walk already.
        Example Comment
      • Example 2641:
        Kape ne-vilu ne-le ne basa re.
        I'll be walking towards that mountain over there.
      • Example 2642:
        Temaka ponu tamwaliko, u-vilu ene bwogo etapu!
        Those places are dangerous, don't walk around there at night!
    • move, wander, travel
    • Sense Comment gen
      • Example 1819:
        Pe nanana ka li-vilu ne toñaki ie damala.
        Nowadays, people travel on Western-style ships.
      • Example 2643:
        kanimoro pe i-vilu
        shooting star
      • Example 2644:
        Kape le-vilu ñe kuo, le-to, we le-vesu bavede ñi nga ponu.
        They can travel on a canoe, whether by poling around, or sailing.
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    • ~vilu walk / move, wander, travel
    • ~le3 separates two actions that take place in separate locations. Usually not translated / (move+) towards, to (such and such direction) / (take s.th.+) towards, to (such and such direction) / (move+) forward, ahead / (move+) thither, away from speaker or deictic centre / (do V) ahead, in a continuing manner; go on / (do V) on and on, for a long time
    • ~ka3 (do) like (this)
    • ~tatale walk
    • ~moloe wander; stroll around / play (with, ne)
    • ~kotu run, flee / move swiftly in space, e.g. while riding on s.th.
    • ~ava fly / travel by plane
    • ~wowo1 swim
    • ~wai1 paddle, row, go on a canoe
    • ~vesu bavede sail, go sailing, travel on sailing boat
    • ~pwalau voyage by sea, esp. on long distances
    • ~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