wako1 good, pleasant, beautiful / useful; of proper conception or [...]

Part of Speech adjective
Phonetic Form wako
Tanema Equivalent apika
Lovono Equivalent vakane
    • good, pleasant, beautiful
    • (Part of) Antonym (for)
      • Example 2199:
        Ni-romo makone iaipa wako po pi-pinoe.
        [I see your dances (to be) good] I'm really enjoying those dances you've been performing.
        Example URL
      • Example 2300:
        Aña wako tadoe!
        This is incredibly delicious!
      • Example 2722:
        Li-romo ngiro wako.
        They found the wind to be fine.
    • useful; of proper conception or quality
      • Example 864:
        Tongolukilo ponu wako peini basa idi i-meli.
        This medicinal plant is useful against headaches.
        Example Comment
        possessor of inalienable noun
    • morally good, of good character; easy-going
      • Example 2237:
        Ini i-vete piene wako se idi abia.
        She talks easily to everybody.
    • appropriate, suitable
      • Example 873:
        Idi abia tae wako.
        It's better if there aren't too many people.
        Example Comment
    • be enough; be over, be done
    • Lexical Function Gloss finished
      Syntactic Restriction with perfect ka
      Sense Comment hence
      • Example 2723:
        Ka wako. Ka ni-mokoiu k' wako.
        It's fine now, I've finished my nap.
    • in a good state, healthy
    • Typical Subject s.o.
      • Example 2724:
        Oie ini ka wako.
        She has nicely put on weight. [her size is healthy now]
    • become healthy, heal
    • Syntactic Restriction dynamic reading
      Sense Comment hence
    • (wishing you a) good…
      • Disc
    • Syntactic Restriction in greetings, following a time noun

Related entries

  • Heterosemes:
    • wako2 properly, well / well, with pleasure
    • wako3 alright! Expression of approval / alright, so…! Interjection used to introduce a new action
    • wako4 once (action V) was finished, then… / then; and
  • See also:
    • ~wene moli be easy (to s.o., teve)
    • votobo adequate, sufficient (that, pe + clause) / necessary (that, pe + Irrealis clause) / desirable, suitable (that, pe + Irrealis clause); corresponding to ‹s.th., s.o.› / facing ‹s.th.› / sufficient for ‹s.th., s.o.›
    • awoiu1 end, finish, be over / be finished, be doomed
    • li-pe idi happy…! Used in greetings and wishes