Niue entries in Pollex-Online

Protoform Item Description Source
PN.QASI A/ahi To visit. visitor (Sph)
PN.QASI Ahi/ahi Visit frequently (McE)
AN.QASO.2 Aho Day (Sph)
MP.QASU Ahu Bail, ladle out, scoop out (Sph)
PN.ATA.1 Ma/ata/ata Dawn; light dimly visible from a distance (McE)
AN.QATA Ata Shadow, reflection. To reflect (McE). (Sph)
PN.QATAA Ataa Wide, spacious, at leisure, free (McE)
AN.QATE.1 Ate Liver, (occasionally may refer to any organ) (Sph)
PN.QATE-LOA Ate loa Spleen (Sph)
PN.QATE-PILI Ate pili Spleen (Sph)
PN.ATI.1 Ati Narrative conjunction: and then (Sph)
PN.ATI.1 Ti Phrasal or narrative conjunction: and, and then, and so (Sph)
PN.ATI.2 Faka/ati Peep into, look at. To check on someone or something (Sph). (McE)
PN.QATI.1 Ati Penetrate, enter, break through (Sph)
PN.QATI.3 Ati To build (traditionally to collect stones and material for building a house (Sph)
PN.QATIU Atiu A vine (Cucumis anguria), bur gherkin (introduced) the striped variety (McE)
PN.ATO Ato High note in singing (b?) (Tgr)
AN.QATO Ato To cover (mainly refers to covering a shelter with leaves, or to cover an area of land with leaves , usually for the purpose of a burn-off). To thatch (McE). (Sph)
OC.ATU Atu Away from speaker towards hearer, towards a third person when neither speaker nor hearer involved; a comparative marker (Sph)
MP.QATU.2 Atu Line, row, group (Sph)
TO.QATU.3 Atu Give, pass (Sph)
PN.QATU.4 Atu To throw carelessly (Sph)
MP.QATUA Atua God. Spirit, ghost (obs.) (McE). (Sph)
MP.QATULE Atule Big-eye scad (Selar crumenophthalmus) (Sph)
AN.AU Au First person singular pronoun (Focus) (Sph)
PN.AQU Au/a Arrive opportunely, to happen upon (McE)
MP.QAU.1 A/au Ocean wave; to be swift (of sea). A current (McE). (Sph)
PN.QAU.2 A/au To clear away. Clear away big branches when preparing a plantation (McE). (Sph)
PN.QAU.3 Au Howl (as a dog) (Sph)
PN.QAUA.2 Aua Emphatic pre-verbal negation marker for second-person imperatives; do not, don't you dare (Sph)
PN.QAUA.2 Ua Pre-verbal negation marker for second person imperatives; don't, do not (Sph)
PN.QAUEE Auee Bitterly, in a bitter lament (Sph)
PN.QAU-KAWA Aukava To poison fish (McE)
MP.AWA Ava Channel, passage through reef, harbour, opening in reef. Furrow, stripe; crack, gap (McE). (Sph)
PN.FAGU.2 Fagu To blow (usually refers to the blowing of the nose) (Sph)
PN.FAGU.2 Fagu/fagu Breathe heavily, pant (Sph)
XW.QAAWAGA.B Aavaga Wet dream, sexy, succubus (refers to traditional belief of sleeping males having sex with female spirit, as in dreams) Borrowed (Sph)
XW.QAAWAGA.B Avanga Irregular liaison (from Samoan). Sexual connection (Tgr). Borrowed (McE)
PN.E.2 E By (agent) only before pronouns and proper names (McE)
PN.EE Ee Yes (Sph)
PN.EQA.A Ea Rise, appear, emerge (Sph)
PN.FAGU.2 Fa/fagu Breath, breathing; to breathe through or into something or someone (Sph)
AN.EFU.1 Efu Dust (Sph)
PN.QELO Elo Stink, evil smell (Sph)
PN.QENE Ene, kene, tene To poke (usually refers to very careful poking with a rod into cavity to get an animal to come out) Phonologically Irregular (Sph)
PN.QEPO Epo(epo). N/epo(n/epo) (McE) Lick, taste Phonologically Irregular (Sph)
MP.QETI Eti To bite off (as rind of sugarcane, etc) (McE)
PN.QEWA Eva Wander, walk about (Sph)
AN.FAA.1 Faa Four (Sph)
AN.FAQA.1 Faa Stalk (McE)

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