se1 Allative: (move) towards ‹place›, (throw) at ‹›, (tie) to [...]

Part of Speech preposition
Phonetic Form se
Lovono Equivalent wate, aka
    • Allative: (move) towards ‹place›, (throw) at ‹›, (tie) to ‹›
      • Example 1284:
        Kula ka i-ka se vono Lale, Ngama, Vono.
        Some (people) had moved to the areas of Lale, Ngama and Vono.
        Example Comment
        used absolutely
      • Example 2235:
        Bavede, li-ngago se iuro peini.
        You tie the sail to its mast.
    • Dative: to ‹s.o.›
      • Example 1379:
        Uña teliki li-lamini tanoe se dapa.
        The authorities granted them some ground.
      • Example 1776:
        Ni-ko bwara i-mo korone se mwaliko iote.
        I thought he was angry at someone.
      • Example 2236:
        Awoiu i-oburo buro se ini.
        Then he sang a song to him.
      • Example 2237:
        Ini i-vete piene wako se idi abia.
        She talks easily to everybody.
      • Example 2238:
        Revo i-tigiri se ene.
        The waves were spattering me.

Related entries

  • Heterosemes:
    • se2 to (it, him/her): zero anaphora of preposition se, for 3rd person referents / to it, towards it / to him/her
  • See also:
    • ñe ‘(do V) with’, ‘using’: Instrumental preposition / ‘to’, ‘of’, ‘at’: oblique preposition, with some verbs governing an oblique complement
    • samame2 anaphoric counterpart of preposition samame: with it/him/her