Niue entries in Pollex-Online

Protoform Item Description Source
PN.TINO.C Faka/tino To appear in bodily form; picture, likeness (Sph)
PN.TOFU.1 Tofu To be steady, to continue on (of fire, heat); to throb (of continuous and steady pain) Uncertain Semantic Connection (Sph)
PN.TOKA.2B To/toka To cool down, calm down, settle down (Sph)
PN.TOQO.1 To/too To hold in the hand (Sph)
PN.TUQU-LA Tuula Pulpit (Sph)
PN.TUU.2 Tutu To shiver Problematic (Sph)
PN.TUULOU Tulou To say thank you (formal use); to say excuse me (Sph)
PN.UMA.B Fuga/uma Shoulder (Sph)
PN.UTU-POTO Utupotu Structural beam of a building (Sph)
PN.WAATIA Vaatia Coconut cream residue... (Sph)
PN.WAHE-RUA Ve/vehe/ua To divide in two (Sph)
PN.WAI-TAFE Vai tafe Waterfall, river (Sph)
MP.SOKO.1 Hoko Strip, strand; tendon, vein, artery, sinew, nerve (Sph)
XW.MA-SEQA Mahea/hea To be shrill (Sph)
PN.LOLE.1 Lole/lole Weak, tired, feeble Uncertain Semantic Connection (Sph)
PN.MA-ISI Maihi To be split open; rock crevice (Sph)
PN.MARONA Malona, maona To be spoiled, ruined, broken (Sph)
PN.SAWALA Havala To be cheeky, to be a nuisance (Sph)
PN.SAWALA Mata/havala Mischievous (Sph)
PN.MA-TOSI Matohi/aga Genealogy (Sph)
NP.QAO.3 Te/ao In vain; without purpose, without reason; to have nothing, to mind one's own business Problematic (Sph)
XW.MA-TUKU Matuku To subside, to become less [ex. strength of wind] (Sph)
PN.MAQU-KOLOA Maukoloa Trader, merchant, shopkeeper (sometimes used as a metaphor for 'rich') (Sph)
PN.MAUKU Mauku Disaster; funeral. Poor fellow, good-for-nothing (McE). Uncertain Semantic Connection (Sph)
PN.FAGATUA Tau/fagatua To wrestle (Sph)
PN.TAUTE Taute To make, prepare, do, act; outfit, dress (Sph)
TO.TEPU Tepu Lump, knot; knob; small place, spot of land; wart; clitoris (Sph)
PN.TOKIA Tokia To be caught unexpectedly, to be struck (as in a shower or strong wind at sea) (Sph)
PN.TOKIA Toki/hala To repent (Sph)
XW.TUQA.4 Tua To believe, to have faith; to be dependent, to rely (Sph)
PN.ULA.2 U/ulo To blow (as a fire, a trumpet); to blow (as a whale); to blow (as the wind). To smoke (tobacco products) (Sph). (McE)
TO.VELE Velevele To be in desperate need of something (Sph)
TO.VELE Velevele/mena Covetous, greedy (Sph)
PN.HAKU Aku Long Tom, pipefish (Tylosurus crocodilus). Pipe fish (McE). Phonologically Irregular (Sph)
PN.QARO-FI Aofi Ceiling; to make a ceiling (Sph)
PN.QEMO E/emo To get or pick a small portion of something Uncertain Semantic Connection (Sph)
PN.QEMO Faka/emo To eat sparingly Uncertain Semantic Connection (McE)
PN.AFAGA Faga Specific habitat of certain species of crabs and some seashells. A fishing ground where certain species are known to be plentiful (McE). (Sph)
TO.FAGA.6 Faga Type, class, sort, variety, species, breed (Sph)
XW.FAGA.7 Faga Sideburns, hair grown by a man down the sides of his face (Sph)
XW.FAGA.7 Faga/faga lee Temple, area between the forehead and the sideburns (Sph)
AN.FAFAGO Fagu/na To interrupt ceaselessly, to be a nuisance, to annoy, to irritate. (Sph)
PN.TAU-QA Fai/taua Enmity, bad feeling (Sph)
PN.TUQU-GA.1 Fai/tuga Temple, church (Sph)
PN.FEFE.B Fefe Frill; inner lips of clam; comb of fowl (Sph)
PN.SEE.1 Fe/hee/taki To be mixed up (Sph)
PN.FEKIQI Fekii To laugh (plural subject) Uncertain Semantic Connection (Sph)
TO.FEKO Feko Lean, bony, skinny (Sph)
PN.FANO-GA Fenoga Journey, trip; to travel, to make a journey. Company of travellers (McE). (Sph)
TO.FETAQANU Fetaanu A small poisonous tree (Excoecaria agallocha) (Sph)

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