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  1. thatch shingles made of sewn sago palm or nipa palm leaves
    pasim morota = to put the roof thatch onto a house; to roof a native hut or house
    samapim morota = to make thatch shingles by removing the midrib from sago leaves and then sewing them onto a six-foot stick, making a kind of shingle

Frank Mihalic 1971 (with permission) [Home]