none2 food / meal, dinner; esp. collective meal, feast

Part of Speech noun
Phonetic Form none
Tanema Equivalent nane
Lovono Equivalent nane
    • food
    • Sense Comment gen
      Encyclopedic Info Etym.: Semantic extension of none.
      • Example 1607:
        A-mene pe u-e none ponu?
        Aren't you tired of eating that food?
      • Example 1790:
        None na, aña tamwaleko.
        This food tastes bad.
    • meal, dinner; esp. collective meal, feast
      • Example 1444:
        Dapa teliki ka dapa wopine li-ajau none.
        The chiefs and the elders were having a feast.
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  • See also:
    • wonone kinds of food: plural of none ‘food’
    • none1 Potato yam
    • ~womanga give food to, feed ‹man, animal›
    • ~e eat ‹› / eat ‹s.o.›
    • ~vongo eat, have a meal / be burning, burn; perish in fire / be jealous, feel jealousy (for, ne)
    • ~labu ngatene eat
    • ~apinu cook, prepare dinner
    • ~ejau ngatene do something, act / be cooking; prepare a meal
    • ~tau burn ‹› / burn ‹land›, set fire to the ground – a slash-and-burn technique to prepare a garden for planting / cook ‹food› / burn ‹s.o.›, cause a sensation of burning; irritate, sting
    • ~vai bake ‹food›, cook in the stone oven (awene)
    • ~wapono reheat ‹food that has been previously cooked›
    • awene traditional stone oven
    • motoe raw, uncooked / new
    • moioe cooked, done
    • aña1 piece, bit of ‹food+› / taste of ‹› / noise of ‹› / strength, energy of ‹s.o.›
    • enaka ‘my’: 1sg form of possessive classifier for Food, Tools and Customary practices / classifier for items eaten, or meant to be eaten, by the possessor; incl. items to be chewed / classifier for items drunk, or meant to be drunk, by the possessor / classifier for objects related to food acquisition and preparation / general classifier for containers, instruments and tools / classifier for certain customary practices / classifier for language (piene) / classifier for some modern items / erotic delicacy; beloved, darling