visone bow, a weapon used with arrows (puro, diro)

Part of Speech noun
Phonetic Form fisone
Proto-Form POc: *pusuR
    • bow, a weapon used with arrows (puro, diro)
      • Example 2666:
        Pon i-la visone iape i-ka i-ngago. I-ngago wako, i-la puro kula i-vio ne waluko.
        He took his bow, and strung it. Once he had strung it, he took hold of a few arrows, and attached them to his waist.
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  • See also:
    • visone bow, a weapon used with arrows (puro, diro)
    • diro arrow, dart, used in hunting (opp. puro, arrow used in warfare)
    • puro arrow, dart, formerly used in warfare
    • malebu stunning arrow
    • agilo pointed arrowhead (of an arrow, puro), made of strong wood
    • tabuluburi quiver: container used for storing arrows (puro, diro) during hunting or warfare
    • ~ngago tie, bind ‹rope, string+› / tie ‹belt, clothing› around o.'s body / string ‹a bow› for shooting; hence bend ‹bow›
    • ~wate2 point at ‹, s.o.›, indicate
    • ~iui push forward ‹ heavy› / throw, cast, cast away / cast ‹arrow›, shoot
    • ~kovi miss ‹a target› / dodge ‹›
    • ~wete violently push a long, hard object into ‹s.o.,›: pierce, spear, stab, pound+ / spear ‹fish+› / shoot ‹s.o.,› with arrow / pound ‹s.o.,› with the end of a long stick, or any similar implement / drive ‹digging stick, ekuo› into the ground, to soften it when planting tubers / dig out ‹swamp taro, vivilo› by driving a digging stick into the ground; hence harvest / pound ‹taros, almonds+› in a bowl, using a long and heavy pestle / grind ‹kava+› using a longish coral stone or a pestle / pin ‹clothes, leaves+› using a needle or a small pointed stick