Penrhyn entries in Pollex-Online

Protoform Item Description Source
AN.QATE.1 Taku ate! My heart! Damn! (swearword). Cry of alarm or anger (Bck). (Sta)
CE.FATU.4 Tau/hatu Honorific term...meant to stress seniority in chiefly families (Bck)
NP.TE-TASI Tetahi Something (Bck)
PN.TAU.3 Tau Line (of descent) Uncertain Semantic Connection (Bck)
TA.TII-TOKO Tiitoko To walk on one's toes (Sta)
TA.TII-TOKO Titoko Drive method of fishing, fish being driven into a confined space and scooped up with hand nets Uncertain Semantic Connection (Sta)
AN.QATE.1 To ate Nephew Uncertain Semantic Connection (Bck)
PN.TOO.3 To To decline (strength) (Bck)
TA.TUU-KAU.B Tuukau Helper, assistant, deputy (Sta)
NP.TUGA-TUGA Ika tungatunga Pieces of cooked fish (Bck)
OC.LAKI Tuu/raki puu Southwest wind (Sta)
OC.LAKI Turakipu Northwest (Bck)
NP.TULU-TULU.1 Na turuturu matua The large villages Uncertain Semantic Connection (Bck)
PN.WALE.1 Vare/vare Slimy substance; flesh of coconut which is still soft (Sta)
NP.EWE.2 V/eve K. grouper, Honeycomb Seabass (Epinephelus hexagonatus) (Sta)
OC.WILI.1A Vi/aha To wring coconut milk with beaten coconut husk by the short quick twists Phonologically Irregular (Sta)
TA.HAFA.C Ei aha Negative imperative: Don't (Yda)
OC.QEPA Hepa/hepa To honour, fĂȘte Phonologically Irregular (Sta)
CK.AU.2 Au Plural marker (mostly dual or paucal) (Sta)
TA.FAKA-MASARA Hakamahara, akamahara To memorize (Sta)
TA.FAKA-MASARA Hakamahara/hanga Memory, memorial, recollection (Sve)
CE.FAKA-RUKU Hakaruku To dive for fish (with a hook and line in the hand) (Sta)
CK.HIIKOKE Hiikoke To be skinny (Sta)
CK.FITI.4 Hiti Group, clan, tribe (Sta)
CK.FITI.4 Hiti tangata Group of people, relatives (larger than *huaanga* or *haanau*) (Sta)
TA.huri- Huri/hia Hurricane (Sta)
TA.MANU.3 Manu Wooden gunwale brace that is a characteristic of a Penrhyn canoe (Sta)
TA.MAAORO Maaoro-hia To rub, massage (Sta)
TA.GUTU-FARE Ngutuhare Household, family (Sta)
CK.RUUHAU Ruuhau To be old, aged (only of people and animals) (Sta)
TA.UUTEE Uutee Four-beat song (Sta)
NP.WELO.2 Vero Canoe stern (Bck)
PN.KAI-GA.B Kainga Coconut cream wringer, made from the husk of green coconut... (Sta)
CP.TUKU.A Tuku/tuku To angle (Sta)
CK.WENE Vene Sweet (Sta)
TA.WALE-GA Varenga To be tamed; tame; attached to, affable (Sta)
TA.TAA-WAI Taavai-a, -hia Add water, dilute; mix, blend (Sta)
CK.TAU-MAAROO Taumaaroo To argue, debate (Sta)
NP.TAPA-TAI Tapa/tapa Edge, seashore Problematic (Sta)
EP.MEQA.C Mea iti A few (Sta)
EP.MEQA.C E mea rahi katoa They are numerous (Sta)
EP.MEQA.C E mea puuai There are a lot [of them] (Sta)
NP.LOOLOA Roroa Fish sp., rainbow runner (Elegatis bipinnulata) (Sta)
TA.TAA-MOLE Taamore Finishing end of pandanus works such as hats, baskets and mats; edge of hat brim (Sta)
TA.KOO-UA Pua kooua Fertilized female flower of coconut (Sta)
CK.HAAKARA Haakara To see, look carefully at (Sta)
PN.LOGA A/ronga Group (Sta)
CK.PAA-KIRI Paakiri Skin of living animals (Sta)

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