epal thei; e.g. He pared an apple = Epal a met; e.g. He pinched the apple = Epal kha a hmeh; e.g. The apple is rotten to the core = Epal cu a chung muru tiangin a thu; e.g. A child stood looking with wistful eyes at the apples = Ngakchia nih epal cu mitthi ngaiin a zoh.