namolo cloth / clothes, items of clothing

Part of Speech noun
Phonetic Form namolo
Tanema Equivalent malo
Lovono Equivalent malu
    • cloth
      • Example 412:
        I-tabe apali ne bisa, ñe namolo.
        She's carrying her child on her shoulder, using a cloth.
    • clothes, items of clothing
      • Example 577:
        namolo ie daviñevi
        women's clothes
      • Example 1813:
        Ini i-koene namolo 'none.
        He is wearing my clothes.
      • Example 1814:
        La-loko ngatene ada i-le: namolo iada, buioe ada me puluko, none ada.
        They took all their things with them: their clothes, their betel nut and lime, their food.
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      • Example 1815:
        Namolo, noma, li-ejau ñe bele vilo.
        In the olden days, clothes used to be made with tree bark.

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  • See also:
    • namolo cloth / clothes, items of clothing
    • vilisa clothes, esp. for the upper body; dancing gear
    • bele vilo tree bark / tapa, flexible material made on tree bark, used for traditional ornaments and clothes
    • tekume a traditional skirt, made out of bark, and worn by women for dance ceremonies
    • tolosai a traditional loincloth made out of bark, and worn (~go) by men for dance ceremonies
    • lusa shirt, garment worn on the torso / clothes
    • tekau trousers
    • labaro husk of a coconut; esp. coir fibers in the husk / shoes, sandals
    • ~koene put on, wear ‹clothes, hat+›
    • ~go gird ‹o.s.› with (ñe) a loincloth (tolosai) by passing it between o.'s thighs
    • ~ativi gird ‹o.s.› with (ñe) a skirt, or a loincloth (namolo) around o.'s hips
    • ngatene thing, object / s.o.'s belongings; luggage / piece of food / animal; non-human creature / thing; topic, issue, idea, meaning / effort, activity, work