Niue entries in Pollex-Online

Protoform Item Description Source
OC.WILI.1A Vilo Gimlet, drill; to drill, to turn; to turn on [ex. tap]; pinch, twist Phonologically Irregular (Sph)
PN.FE-QILO-AKI Faka/feilo To agree on a peaceful settlement, to reconcile (Sph)
PN.FE-QILO-AKI Feiloaaki To know each other (Sph)
TO.FAKA-HAGA Fakahaga To hold a baby in a position to urinate or defecate (Sph)
PN.FAKA-SAA Fakahaa/haa To hint [give a hint] (Sph)
XW.KANOPOGI Faka/kanopogi To mourn, to fast... To mope, pine (McE). (Sph)
PN.MALOAQA Faka/maloaa Reluctant, unwilling (Sph)
PN.MAA-TINO Faka/matino Umpire, referee. Uncertain Semantic Connection (Sph)
PN.FAKA-OLO Fakaolo To reach out [hand]; to pass along; to place or put into (Sph)
XW.PAAEA Faka/paea To deport (Sph)
EP.FAKA-PEKE Faka/pe/peke To retreat, withdraw Problematic (Sph)
PN.POKA.1 Faka/poka Castrate (Sph)
PN.PU-QAKI Faka/puaki Blow away hiccups (by blowing at baby's face)... (Sph)
NO.FAKA-PULU Fakapulu To brood. To hatch (as eggs) (McE). Problematic (Sph)
PN.FAKA-PULU-PULU Fakapulupulu To cuddle, to protect (Sph)
NP.TEQE-AGA Faka/teaga Careless. Common, lowly; to despise (McE) Problematic (Sph)
NP.TEQE-AGA Tagata faka/teaga Commoner. A nobody (McE). Uncertain Semantic Connection (Sph)
AN.QITI Faka/tii To move or open slightly. To move aside; to make a slight movement (McE). (Sph)
PN.FAKA-.4 Faka/tikai To deny (Sph)
MP.TIRO Faka/tio To glance. Glance backwards; look out of the corners of the eyes (McE). (Sph)
TO.FAKA-TUU Fakatutuu To shout, call out, be loud [voice]. To perform a war-dance (McE). (Sph)
XW.FAKA-QUGA-QUGA Fakaugauga To make small cuts, to chip (Sph)
XW.QUGA-QUGA Ungaunga Small cuts, wounds (as on a yam etc.); to carve (McE)
PN.FAKA-HURU Fakahuu Insert; post (letter); dye [ex.hair] (Sph)
PN.FAKA-HURU Fakaulu To open [new house etc.], to launch Phonologically Irregular (Sph)
XW.FAKA-UMI-UMI Fakaumiumi Reluctance; to slow down, to hold back (Sph)
FJ.HILI Hili/faki To place or store carefully (traditionally by hanging in elevated places) (Sph)
PN.PATA.1B Patapata Fish sp. (grey with orange patches on back, black spots on head and belly) (McE)
TO.LEFIO Lefio Moth (Sph)
XW.MAALIE.C Maalie Often used in exclamations, such as showing appreciation for very good performances (Sph)
PN.ENE.1 Ene/ene To be careful, guarded (Wms)
PN.ENE.1 Faka/ene/ene Cautious, careful; (sit) still (Sph)
PN.KAWE.1B Kave/kave Rays of setting sun; cord, thread, line (Sph)
NP.AE Ae Interjection used to call attention; interjection of surprise: Hey! Oh! (Sph)
NP.NEI Ae/nei This, these Problematic (McE)
NP.NEI Ae/nei, ae/nai, ai/nei, ai/nai Nowadays Problematic (Sph)
NP.NAA.1 (A(e))naa That, those; now Problematic (Sph)
MP.FEE.1 Ae/fee Which? where? (Sph)
PN.RAFO Afo/afo langi Signs of bad weather in the sky Uncertain Semantic Connection (McE)
PN.QAKA Aka/aka To tread on, trample (McE)
PN.USU.4 Ala-uhu To arise early in the morning (McE)
TO.ALAGA.B Ala(nga)vaka The prime minister and chief ruler under the king in former times Uncertain Semantic Connection (McE)
PN.QALITO Alito-mata Pupil of the eye; fig., apple of the eye (cherished object) (McE)
PN.AMU (Kai) faka/amu To curse (McE)
EP.ANA.2 Ane, kane If (past tense [counterfactual]) Problematic (Sph)
AN.QATA Ata/ngia To be eclipsed (as the sun), to be shadowed, reflected (McE)
AN.QATE.1 Ate/fua The liver (McE)
AN.QATE.1 Ate/pala The lungs (McE)
AN.QATE.1 Ate/vili The heart (McE)
PN.QASI Faka/ati To visit; peep into, look at Problematic (McE)

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