For if they do not do this, they believe that their nonos will punish them with some evil result.
These nonos are often addressed in prayer, in order to bring down blessings or to avert calamities.
Now they ask permission of the nonos for any task, with the pasingtabi sa nono.
The girl wore it as the Maid herself, and sat the horse without faltering, despite the nonos and the heat.
He fell into a reverie, scratching his legs after the nonos and letting his cigarette go out.
These nonos are the dread sand-flies that Pre Victorien had run from to get some sleep in Atuona.
The nonos that settled in a swarm on his swollen, poisoned hands were nothing to him in the rapture of that memory.
They have clung to their lonely paepaes despite their poverty of numbers and the ferocity of the nonos.
“The nonos (sand-flies) are so furious the last month,” he said with a patient smile.
They sat by cocoanut-husk fires, the acrid smoke of which daunted the nonos.