mimione dry / light, of light weight / of minor importance, futile; [...]

Part of Speech adjective
Phonetic Form mimione
Proto-Form (?) POc: *[ma]Raqan 'light in weight'
Tanema Equivalent mamiene
Lovono Equivalent mimiane
    • dry
    • (Part of) Antonym (for)
      • Example 1649:
        Uña namolo enone po ai-abu ka mimione? – Tae, mamote i-dobuo.
        My clothes that you washed, are they dry yet? – Not yet, they're still wet.
    • light, of light weight
    • (Part of) Antonym (for)
      • Example 1650:
        Nga le-vilu ñe kuo, we le-vesu bavede ñi nga ponu, wako pe mimione.
        If people travel on their canoe, or sail on it, it's better for (the wood) to be light.
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    • of minor importance, futile; unimpressive, mediocre
    • Sense Comment fig
      (Part of) Antonym (for)
      • Example 1651:
        Dapa wopine na li-vete piene ne “ebele ini!” tamwase, pe li-ko motoro. Ia piene “wako” pon, mimione.
        The elders very often use this expression “it's wonderful”: they find it an elegant [lit. heavy] word. Whereas a word like “alright” is a bit too common. [it's light]