Sentence Examples


  • Cotton, Indian corn, sweet potatoes, yams and rice are small crops.
  • White and sweet potatoes, yams, sweet and bitter yuccas, sago and okra, may also be mentioned.
  • All the islands possess a very fertile soil; there are forests of coco-nut palms, and among the products are rice, maize, sweetpotatoes, yams, coffee, cotton, vanilla and various tropical fruits, the papaw tree being abundant.
  • Maize, yams, bananas, tapioca and ginger are cultivated by the natives.
  • The chief groups, all yielding coco-nuts, pandanus fruit and yams, are Funafuti or Ellice, Nukulailai or Mitchell, Nurakita or Sophia, Nukufetau or De Peyster, Nui or Egg, Nanomana or Hudson, and Niutao or Lynx.