tanoe ground, soil / land, insofar as it belongs to s.o.

Part of Speech noun
Phonetic Form tanoe
Proto-Form POc: *tanoq
Tanema Equivalent anoe
Lovono Equivalent lenoe
    • ground, soil
      • Example 2331:
        Tanoe i-wai.
        The ground shook.
        Example Comment
      • Example 2332:
        Li-ae tanoe
        dig the ground
      • Example 2333:
        Dapa pe li-abu dapa li-bu, kape le-lui dapa le-teli dapa ne tanoe.
        Those who were killed were later buried in the ground.
    • land, insofar as it belongs to s.o.
    • Sense Comment esp
      • Example 123:
        Na tanoe aidi abia.
        This land belongs to everyone.
      • Example 2334:
        Da la-via ñe tanoe.
        They're fighting about land.

Related entries

  • See also:
    • 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
    • temaka place / location on land, geographical spot / earth, ground / the universe, insofar as it is subject to the diurnal cycle. Dummy subject for various predicates for weather or times of the day
    • ole sand / area covered by sand; esp. sand beach