tero vine, liana / rope, string; esp. modern sort of rope

Part of Speech noun
Phonetic Form tero
Tanema Equivalent ara
Lovono Equivalent lere
    • vine, liana
      • Bot
    • Syntactic Restriction natural
      (Part of) Synonym (for)
      • Example 2413:
        li-katei tero
        pull a vine (in the bush)
      • Example 2414:
        Li-la tero li-dai ñe uie luro.
        They take a liana and wrap it with coconut leaves.
    • rope, string; esp. modern sort of rope
      • Mod
    • Syntactic Restriction manmade
      (Part of) Synonym (for)
      • Example 1350:
        U-la lusa eo i-avo ne tero.
        Hang your shirt up on the string.

Related entries

  • See also:
    • avutone piece of rope or liana, used to fasten together bulky burdens, e.g. food harvested from the garden, or firewood