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|Proto-Form||(?) POc: *wagaŋ|
Kuo pine ponu i-atili i-abu i-le.The huge canoe was sliding down (on the rollers).
I-bo kuo awoiu, i-ae lema.Once he had cut out the canoe, he began to hollow out its inner part.
Li-elele kuo i-katau revo.They dragged the boat along the coast.
Ni-wowo revo i-ke mina lema kuo.I'm bailing out the (sea) water from inside the canoe.
nengele kuothe elements of a canoe
Dapa noma vana li-bo kuo ne ngogoro, kape le-toe oie kuo. Li-bo oie kuo pe li-ko wako pe le-bo kiane, ka iote, mimione.When our ancestors went to cut a canoe in the bush, they would chop down a “canoe tree”. They chose that tree because it can be carved fast, and because its wood is light.
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