motoe raw, uncooked / new

Part of Speech adjective
Phonetic Form motoe
Proto-Form POc: *mataq
Tanema Equivalent maja, majaia
Lovono Equivalent meloe
    • raw, uncooked
      • Food
    • (Part of) Antonym (for)
      • Example 1726:
        Dapa li-e namuko pe motoe.
        They eat their fish raw.
    • new
    • (Part of) Antonym (for)
      • Example 1727:
        Li-pe idi Krismas ka li-pe idi ñe ebieve motoe.
        Merry Christmas, and best wishes for the New year.
      • Example 1728:
        Otovo iupa ka tamwaliko, pi-tabo pi-wete kula motoe.
        Our roofing has been damaged, we are making [lit. pinning] a new one.

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  • See also:
    • awene traditional stone oven
    • none2 food / meal, dinner; esp. collective meal, feast