oie central part, trunk / size of body, stoutness

Part of Speech noun, relational
Phonetic Form oie
Tanema Equivalent aie
Lovono Equivalent aie
    • central part, trunk
    • Typical Subject tree
    • size of body, stoutness
    • Typical Subject s.o.
      • Example 1980:
        Oie ini aplaka.
        [her stoutness is small] She is slim.
      • Example 1981:
        Oie ini tae.
        [she has no stoutness] She is skinny.
      • Example 1982:
        Oie ini ka wako.
        [her size is good now] She has put on weight now.

Related entries

  • See also:
    • utele thigh / stump, base; root system ‹of a tree› / base ‹of rock+› / start, beginning
    • ~karau grow / grow up, become older / grow stout, put on weight; be fat
    • vilo plant: generic name for all plants, when a particular species name is not specified / tree / wood / piece of wood, stick