we2 form of the possessive classifier used for food, tools, [...]

Part of Speech possessive
Phonetic Form we
Tanema Equivalent we, ana
Lovono Equivalent a
    • form of the possessive classifier used for food, tools, customary possessions etc. (enaka*), with a noun possessor
      • Gram
    • (Part of) Antonym (for)
    • (food) for ‹s.o.›
      • Example 2754:
        none we poi
        food for the pig
      • Example 2755:
        Li-bi vongoro we teliki iote, teliki iote, i-katau dapa awoiu.
        They collected almonds for each chief, one after the other, enough for [lit. following] them all.
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      • Example 2756:
        bavolo we Tangalo
        [lit. snapper for the god Tangalo] k.o. snapper
      • Example 2757:
        udo we tadoe
        [lit. bananas for Spirits] k.o. unedible banana
      • Example 2758:
        aero we anive
        [lit. shell for dugongs] amber
      • Example 2759:
        kasule we menuko
        [lit. vine for birds] k.o. creeper
      • Example 2760:
        ilo we uvilo
        [lit. Terminalia for rats] k.o. unedible fruit tree
    • (tool) of ‹s.o.›
      • Example 2761:
        duduko we damala
        the spyglass of the foreigners
      • Example 2762:
        wa bale we Ginio
        [lit. breadfruit used by Ginio] dancing rattles
    • (language, customary knowledge+) of ‹s.o.›
      • Example 2763:
        uro we tongolukilo
        sorcery held by the witch
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  • 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