buioe Areca palm, a tree / areca nut, as commonly chewed [...]

Part of Speech noun
Phonetic Form ᵐbuioe
Proto-Form POc: *ᵐbuaq 'Areca catechu'
Tanema Equivalent boia
Lovono Equivalent namwe
    • Areca palm, a tree
    • Scientific Name Areca catechu
      • Example 455:
        tapaia buioe
        wooden platform made of Areca planks
    • areca nut, as commonly chewed (~kanu) together with betel leaves (puluko) and lime (awo)
    • Sense Comment esp
      • Example 456:
        li-ali buioe
        pick areca nuts (by climbing)
      • Example 457:
        La-la buioe ada me puluko ada.
        They took their areca nuts, together with their betel leaves.

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  • See also:
    • enaka ‘my’: 1sg form of possessive classifier for Food, Tools and Customary practices / classifier for items eaten, or meant to be eaten, by the possessor; incl. items to be chewed / classifier for items drunk, or meant to be drunk, by the possessor / classifier for objects related to food acquisition and preparation / general classifier for containers, instruments and tools / classifier for certain customary practices / classifier for language (piene) / classifier for some modern items / erotic delicacy; beloved, darling
    • ~kanu1 chew ‹s.th.›, esp. areca nut (buioe)