Sikaiana entries in Pollex-Online

Protoform Item Description Source
AN.POPO.1 Popo Rotten (Sps)
OC.POTO.1 P/poto/ Short (sg.) (Dnr)
OC.POTO.1 Poto/poto Short (pl.) (Dnr)
OC.POU Pou Post (Dnr)
PN.POO-QULI Pouli To be dark at night (Dnr)
PN.PUU.1 Puu Conch shell, generic term for several different species; conch shell trumpet (Dnr)
SO.PUU.3 Puu Start an oven (Dnr)
EC.PASA P/pasa Slightly swollen, inflamed (Hwd)
MP.PUGA.1 Puna Coral (Dnr)
PN.PUI-PUI.A Ppui Shut, be shut (as a door); prevent, stop; forbid, forbidden (Dnr)
RO.PUKA Puka A tree sp (Dnr)
MP.PUKU.1A Puku Mound; fat of a turtle; stump of a tree branch; to swell from an injury. (Dnr)
PN.PUKU.2 Puku A hunchback's hump Problematic (Dnr)
XO.PUKU-LIMA Puku lima The elbow (Dnr)
OC.PULAKA Ka/pulaka A type of swamp taro (Cyrtosperma chamissonis) that is an important staple of the Sikaiana diet (Dnr)
XO.PULAU.* Pulau To stink, to smell rotten (Dnr)
MP.PULE.1 Pule Cowrie (Dnr)
PN.PULOTU.2 Pulotu Dance drum; beat dance drum (Dnr)
CP.PUULOU.A Pulou Hat (Dnr)
MP.PUNA Puna Bubbles of air that come to the surface of the water, as when someone lets out air under water (Dnr)
PN.PUNI.1A Puni Closed up, stopped up; in descent lines, to have a line without any children, or, for some speakers, with only female children (Dnr)
PN.PUNUA Punua Young, small, little, of animals: punua kulii, ‘puppy’; punua moa, ‘chick’; punua piki, ‘piglet’ (Dnr)
PN.PUPU Pupu Dirty, unclean (Dnr)
MP.PULA.1 P/pula To shine with a low light, as a fire from a far distance or a star (Dnr)
FJ.PUSI.2 Pusi Eel (Sps)
NP.PUSI-LOKILOKI Pusilokiloki Eel sp. (Sps)
PN.PUTO Puto The central part of bird and fish nets where the mesh is more closely tied and the bird or fish will become caught (Dnr)
OC.SAE.1 S/sae/ To tear calico (Dnr)
PN.SAQELE Haele, saele Walk, go by walking (Dnr)
NP.SAFE.1 Sahe Lucky, fortunate; to catch (as a bird or fish), find a spouse (Dnr)
MP.SAKA.1 Saka Type of song composed for secret lovers {hina} or to insult the opposite sex... (Dnr)
MP.SAFE.2 Sahe To tie a cord around something; lock or hook arms while walking; fold arms while sitting (Dnr)
SO.SAAFEA Saahea To be caught in the act of adultery (Dnr)
PN.QAFALI Ahali Sturgeon [sic] fish species (Dnr)
FJ.SAGA.1B Sana To face towards a certain direction (Dnr)
MP.SAQI Sai A rope used to hold a person to a tree when he is trying to catch birds (Dnr)
PN.SAKI Saki Expel (Dnr)
PN.SAKI S/saki/ Dismiss (Dnr)
PN.SAA-KILI.1 V/akili/ Open a wrapped material bit by bit Phonologically Irregular (Dnr)
MP.SAKU-LAA Sakulaa Swordfish (Dnr)
AN.SALA.1 Sala Be mistaken, make a mistake, be incorrect, wrong; sin (in Christian doctrine), especially through adultery and premarital sex; do by mistake, incorrectly, in a way that was unintended or unexpected (Dnr)
AN.SALATO Salato Tree sp. (used for fertilizing the cultivated gardens; also used in play because it will cause itching) (Dnr)
OC.SALI.1 Sali To turn from a solid into a liquid, to melt, to water, to shed tears (Dnr)
EO.SAQALO Saalo Make the surface smooth, of a canoe; whip with a knife in order to make soft, as in softening pandanus {kie} for weaving; whip, as in whipping a child (Dnr)
NP.SAPA Sapa Overlap (Sps)
MP.SAPAI Saapai Carry an object on the front of the chest, especially to carry a child in such a manner (Dnr)
PN.SAPUTU Saaputu A fish Problematic (Dnr)
NP.SASAGA San(a)na. Wall plate of the side walling of a house; a beam running horizontally on the side of a house that rests on the corner posts and supports the main rafters Phonologically Irregular (Dnr)
EO.SAQU.2 S/sau Carry, lift; transfer power from one person to another at the death of the chief; remember, affect emotionally (Dnr)
NP.SAU-GA.* Sauna To smell (with following modifier) (Dnr)

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