mengela top ‹of tree, vilo› / end ‹of, esp. wooden› / [...]

Part of Speech noun, relational
Phonetic Form meŋela
    • top ‹of tree, vilo
    • (Part of) Synonym (for)
      • Example 1619:
        I-le i-toe kuo iape ne ngogoro: kape i-toe i-abu i-wene, i-toe mengela mina awoiu, ka li-la longe mina.
        He went to cut a canoe in the forest: first he chopped it down; then he cut off the top; then he cut out the wood.
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    • end ‹of, esp. wooden›
    • piece ‹of wood, vilo›, stick
    • (Part of) Synonym (for)
      • Example 1622:
        Viko pe Niteni li-ejau ñe viavia menuko, li-la abwa bale li-lateli ne mengela vilo.
        When Santa Cruz people make their money with bird feathers, they use glue to stick them to a piece of wood.

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  • See also:
    • pongo upper part of ‹›: top, tip
    • vilo plant: generic name for all plants, when a particular species name is not specified / tree / wood / piece of wood, stick