menu child, baby / child ‹of s.o.›: son, daughter / son-in-law, [...]

Part of Speech noun
Phonetic Form menu
Variant Form(s) men’
Tanema Equivalent weku
Lovono Equivalent apali / nisili ; apali ; nisili
Paradigm Form 1s: menu one ; 2s: men’ iono ; 3s: men’ iape
    • child, baby
    • (Part of) Synonym (for)
      • Example 1608:
        Menu ka i-re tengiro.
        The baby was shedding tears.
      • Example 1609:
        Ne metele tilu-tae kape i-ve menu.
        She will give birth in August.
    • child ‹of s.o.›: son, daughter
      • Kin
    • Syntactic Restriction relational
      • Example 890:
        Ini i-lebie men’ iape.
        She's bathing her child.
      • Example 1610:
        Ni-p' ene tamwase ñe men' iamela.
        Congratulations on your baby!
      • Example 1611:
        menu emele ie teliki
        [child female of chief] the chief's daughter
    • son-in-law, daughter-in-law
      • Kin
    • Syntactic Restriction classificatory child
      Sense Comment somet
      (Part of) Antonym (for)
    • small ‹of animal›
    • Sense Comment rare
      (Part of) Synonym (for)

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