telemoe walls of a house (moe ~ mwoe), tradit. made [...]

Part of Speech noun
Phonetic Form telemoe
Variant Form(s) telemwoe
Morphology Cf. moe ‘house’
    • walls of a house (moe ~ mwoe), tradit. made of plaited bamboo or large leaves
      • Archi
      • Example 1983:
        Li-panade okoro awoiu li-si telemwoe peini mwoe.
        You split the bamboos, and then you make the wallings of your house.
      • Example 2387:
        bali peini telemoe
        pole lying at the base of a house walling, plinth

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  • See also:
    • moe house: tradit. wooden construction with bamboo wallings and sago thatch / structure or place analogous to a house, in its shape or its function