Etymology 1 Edit
from aa- (a prefix) plus *bel "well, whole" plus -ai (suffix of quality)
- one's state of being well, health
Etymology 2 Edit
from aa- (causative) plus *bel "well, whole" plus -ai (indicates a verb)
- I nourish, I sustain, I feed; I provide (someone) with what is necessary for staying alive; reflexive with instrumental I eat, consume
- jajaihe yaabelai I eat fruits/vegetables.
- I heal, make healthy