Li-atevo iepiene pe noma, li-oburo, li-vongo ka li-mokoiu.We tell old stories, we sing, we eat and then we go to sleep.
Li-anu kava awoiu, ka li-vongo viri.They first drank kava, and then had their meal.
Moe enone i-vongo ne iawo.My house perished in the fire.
Kuo enone i-vongo.My canoe was burnt!
Ini i-vongo n' emel' iape.He is jealous of his wife.