Niue entries in Pollex-Online

Protoform Item Description Source
PN.KEFU Moo/kefu Mealy-bug (Sph)
PN.MOKOPUNA Moko Child (term of endearment...) (Sph)
PN.MOMI Momi Rubber tubing. Rubber (McE). Uncertain Semantic Connection (Sph)
PN.MOLE.2 Mo/mole Slippery, smooth (Sph)
CE.MONO.B Mono To replace, give back, repay Problematic (Sph)
MP.MANUU Monu/ina To prosper, be successful, lucky, fortunate (Sph)
PN.TEQE.2 Mo/tee Very soft or pulpy (because of decay). Bruised [ex. fruit](Sph). (McE)
TO.MOQOTIPO Mootipo Plant spp. (Triumfetta rhomboidea) and (Urena lobata) (Sph)
OC.TOU.1 Moo/tou Tree sp. (Cordia subcordata) (Sph)
OC.MAHU.A Muhu (with following noun) Abundant in, have plenty of (what is denoted by the noun) (Sph)
TA.MURA Mula/mula Tree sp.: Cassia alata, candelabra bush (McE)
PN.MULU.1 Mulu To fiddle; to take too long (of work) Uncertain Semantic Connection (Sph)
CE.MONE Mune Bare, lacking in (e.g.) feathers, hair, teeth, limbs Problematic (Sph)
PN.NAFA Nafa, lafa To hit, beat (Sph)
PN.QIKAI Na/kai Post-verbal marker of neutral yes-no questions (Sph)
MP.NAMO Puke namo Quite full (McE)
AN.-NI Nii Post-verbal particle: Just, only; indeed, quite Problematic (Sph)
NP.NAA.1 Naa Demonstrative adjective, pointing to something or someone near the person addressed Problematic (Sph)
PN.NUNU Nuu(pia) To process (arrowroot) (Sph)
EP.KORE Ole(ole) (with negative) Not much Problematic (Sph)
PN.QALO-POQOU Olopoou Mother (name given to new mother having her first child) (Sph)
PN.ROFE Ope/ope Heavy, bent down. Weak, near death (McE). Phonologically Irregular (Sph)
EO.QOTA.2 Ota A measure (us. a bucket) of grated arrowroot (Sph)
PN.QAUEE Oue. Ouee (McE). Thank you! (Sph)
PN.MA-AGI Pa/agi To glide or float up and down in the air Phonologically Irregular (Sph)
PN.POGA.1 Pango Fern sp. (Cyclosorus invisus) Phonologically Irregular (Sph)
XW.PAGO.2 Pango/taa Prisoner, convict. Slave (McE). Uncertain Semantic Connection (Sph)
XW.PAGO.2 Pango/pango/taa Rude. Uncouth (McE). (Sph)
PN.QUTI.1 Pag/uti To make a light crackling sound [when eaten] (Sph)
AN.SUU.1 Paha/huu To be damp (Sph)
EO.PAASUA Pahua, pakua Bone Uncertain Semantic Connection (Sph)
OC.PALA.2 Pala/pala/veka Fern spp. (Tectaria chrysotricha, T.latifolia) (Sph)
OC.PALA.2 Pala/tava Coastal fern spp. (Phymatodes nigrescens, Acrostichum aureum) (Sph)
TO.PALEA Palea To obtain or receive something unexpectedly. Obtained in an indefinite way, or from an indefinite place; infrequent, rare (McE). (Sph)
TO.PALEA Palea! A call of sympathy (to someone who has stumbled or fallen over): Sorry! (Wbr)
PN.PALE-PALE Palepale The roof over a verandah (McE)
PN.PALE.1B Pale/pale Reward, payment. Compensation (McE). Uncertain Semantic Connection (Sph)
PN.PALU.1 Palu teehii Castor oil fish (Ruvettus pretiosus) (Sph)
PN.PAO.1 Pao/ga To be hit well [ex. ball] (Sph)
PN.PAQA-PAQA Paapaa To cook, on the open fire, food wrapped in leaves (Sph)
OC.PAA.3A Paa/takua Rod and hook for fishing bonito (Wbr)
PN.PATOKI Uli patoki Pitch black (Sph)
PN.PATOKI Patoki(toki) Extra-black, jet black (McE)
CP.PAU.1A Pau/aki Be deliberate; [deliberately (v)] (Sph)
PN.PEE- Pee/a Like this (arch.) (Sph)
PN.PENA.2 Pega Bundle; to bundle Phonologically Irregular (Sph)
TA.PEKE.1C Peke/peke To be quick Problematic (Sph)
OC.PEQE Pee/pee To be smudgy, to have food on the face (due to untidy eating habits) Uncertain Semantic Connection (Sph)
PN.PIKO.C Piko To think erroneously; to be under a misapprehension (McE)
PN.PIKO.C Piko/piko To tell a lie; to lie (Sph)

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