sa pine (be, become) pregnant

Part of Speech phrase
Tanema Equivalent se-bwau
Lovono Equivalent sa-pwene
Morphology sa + pine ‘big’
    • (be, become) pregnant
    • Literally belly (is) big
      • Example 2210:
        Emele iape sa pine.
        His wife became pregnant.
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Related entries

  • Contains:
    • sa belly, stomach / heart, seat of emotions / the belly, as seat of pregnancy
  • See also:
    • die i-meli feel contractions conducive to labour
    • pine big, large / abundant, significant / great, major / great, major; socially significant / grown up, adult; old / grow up, be raised