Niue entries in Pollex-Online

Protoform Item Description Source
PN.PONE Poe A young surgeonfish (Acanthurus sp.).... Phonologically Irregular (Sph)
AN.KOSI Pohii, kohii Coarse (of voice) Phonologically Irregular (Sph)
PN.PAKUU.A Pokuu, pohuu, tokuu To make a thudding sound or noise Phonologically Irregular (Sph)
CC.PUU-LEFU Polefu. Pulefu (Sph). Mist, fog; indistinct, misty; to see with difficulty. To blur (Sph). Problematic (McE)
PN.POLO.2 Polo Notch (Sph)
MP.PONO.1 Pono/ti To stop up, cork, close, caulk, cover (Sph)
NO.PA-TAKE Pootake, pootaki Shallow Problematic (Sph)
EP.PUA.B Pua Bud (of flower); to bud (Sph)
XW.PUE-KI Pue Small shellfish sp. (Sph)
MP.PUSI.1 Puhi/i Blowhole (of sea) (Sph)
PN.PULA.2B Pula To stare vacantly (McE)
MP.PULA.1 Pu/pula To shine; to be new (of the moon) (McE)
PN.PUNU-TI Punuti To protect, to shield Uncertain Semantic Connection (Sph)
PN.PUTU.2 Putu/putu Gathering of relatives at a funeral (McE)
OC.PUTU.1 Putu/i To be close together, clustered (Sph)
PN.SANA.2 Saga/saga Job's Tears (Coix lacryma-jobi) Phonologically Irregular (Sph)
XW.TAFUA Tafua Rim of a traditional drum (Sph)
PN.SALUFE Taga/hulufe Bundle of spears Uncertain Semantic Connection (Sph)
PN.TAUPE Tahufe, talufe To dangle, to hang down Phonologically Irregular (Sph)
EO.TAU-TAHI Taitai Experienced, skilful (with regard to fishing and hunting). Industrious (principally applied to fishermen); to hunt for food (McE). Phonologically Irregular (Sph)
OC.TAKA.1A Taka To rove, wander, move around (Sph)
OC.KALAQAPUSI Talapoti Croton (Codiaeum variegatum) Problematic (Sph)
FJ.TALI.4 Tali To carry (implies carrying loads such as water, making a number of trips) (Sph)
PN.ROFE Ta/lofe To hang loosely, droop Phonologically Irregular (Sph)
PN.TAGO.B Tago/kii To go or arrive very early (Sph)
OC.TAQO.2A Tao To cover something (Sph)
EO.TAQO.1 Tao/naga Feast, party, celebration (Sph)
XW.TUKUMITI Taa/tukumiti Sea urchin sp. (white, short spines, in shallow pools on reef) (Sph)
PN.TAU.11 Tau To pick, gather (flowers, fruits, leaves). To gather tiale [Gardenia] flowers (McE). (Sph)
PN.TAU-QI Tau Price (Sph)
AN.TUI Tau/tui Link arms or hands (Sph)
PN.TAU-WALO Tauvalo To pray (Sph)
TA.TAFIFI. Tefifi A trailing plant (Ipomoea gracilis), wild morning glory Problematic (McE)
TO.TEGA-MAE Tegamee Small cat's eye shell (Turbo sp.) [young stage of alili]. (Sph)
PN.TA-QIA Teia To come into contact with something accidentally. Slightly hurt (McE). (Sph)
PN.TEKA.1 Teka Pull or hook something down or towards one; bowl (in cricket) Uncertain Semantic Connection (Sph)
EP.KOKI Te/koko, ti/koko To limp; to suffer Phonologically Irregular (Sph)
AN.LATA.1 Tee/lata To dislike, be timid (of a child who is not confident with strangers) (Sph)
PN.TALAKISI Telekihi Soldierfish sp. (Myripristis violaceus) (Sph)
PN.SEPO Tepo, telo Lick, lap up Phonologically Irregular (Sph)
CE.TEO Telo Clitoris Problematic (Sph)
PN.MOLE.1 Te/mole To disappear from view (Sph)
PN.QENE Tene/tene Poke a stick into a hole to drive out a crab Phonologically Irregular (McE)
XW.TAQE-PUPULU Teepulupulu Small sea cucumber (beche de mer) sp. (Sph)
XW.TE-TEKI Teteki Nasty, disgusting (Sph)
OC.TIFI-TIFI Tifitifi Butterfly fish (Chaetodon sp.) (Sph)
PN.FAAGOGO.B Ti/gogo Funnel (n) (Sph)
PN.TIKE.1A Tike Protrude, stick out (of teeth) (Sph)
NP.TIMO.2 Timo, temu Game of knucklebones (Sph)
NO.TITI-TAI Tititai Coastal creeping plant (Triumfetta procumbens) Problematic (Sph)

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