Sikaiana entries in Pollex-Online

Protoform Item Description Source
PN.TAU-PILI Taupili Close to or near, in time or space; to be close to doing something (Dnr)
PN.KAO-KAO Kaukau A part of the roof of a house: a pole that rests horizontally on the large roof beams {oka naniu} and supports the small roofbeams {oka likiliki} Phonologically Irregular (Dnr)
PN.TUQU-LA Tula The muscle of a shell fish that adheres to a rock (Dnr)
SO.TUQU-LAGA.B Tulana The rings around the bark of a coconut tree or sugar cane (Dnr)
PN.MOTO.2A Moto To be unripe, of fruit (Dnr)
NP.MANU.1C Manu Kite made from pandanus leaf (Dnr)
PN.QOTA-QOTA Otaota The placenta of childbirth (Dnr)
PN.SOLO-QI.* S/solo Wash or clean with water (Dnr)
PN.TALA-MEA Alamea Starfish sp., crown of thorns Phonologically Irregular (Dnr)
PN.TALA-MEA Kalamea A sea urchin species Problematic (Dnr)
AN.QUTI.2 Ute The tail of a crab or snail (Dnr)
SO.LOTO-TONU Lottonu In the middle (Dnr)
PN.TUKI.C Tuki Wooden pounder, hammer (Dnr)
PN.TUKI.C T/tuki A nail (Dnr)
PN.MATA.2B Mata To have grown flesh inside, of a green coconut (Dnr)
SO.KAILE.2 Kaaile First coconut growth stage (Dnr)
PN.MATUQU.B Ka/matuu Mature coconuts that have fallen or are about to fall from trees, and can be used for making copra or eaten (Dnr)
PN.MATA-TILI Matahili To be hard inside, of a green coconut (5th stage (Dnr)
FJ.QAA-SIO-SIO Pasiosio A tornado (Dnr)
PN.FAI.3B Hai To have, to be in possession (Dnr)
PN.FAI.2C Hai (with directional particle) To say, to tell; to have the notion, to have the belief, to think (Dnr)
PN.SULU-MAKI Sulumaki To fall forward (Dnr)
PN.TAUTE Taaute Decorated with flowers and plants (Dnr)
PN.TOKIA Tokia To be wet from being rained upon (Dnr)
NP.NAA.1 Naa Demonstrative pronoun: that, there, in sight, but on other side of listener. In conversation, a statement recently spoken as part of the present conversation. (Dnr)
PN.NUNU Nunu To grate a substance to extract juice or sap (Dnr)
MP.PISI.1 Haka/p/pisi To spray, as in spraying DDT to kill mosquitoes (Dnr)
MP.PISI.1 Piisi/a To have something caught in the eye (Dnr)
PN.TA-QIA Taia Hit, kick (passive of taa) (Dnr)
PN.FANO-GA Halona A trip or journey away from Sikaiana or Solomon Islands by any conveyance Phonologically Irregular (Dnr)
SO.FOA-QUGA Tili/houna Kingfisher (Dnr)
NP.LANU.A L/lano For the tide to come in Phonologically Irregular (Dnr)
XO.PUKU-WAQE Puku vae Ankle (Dnr)
NP.TELE.3B Tele Flow, as water flows from a hose, in a current or a river (Dnr)
EO.TUKUFALA Tukuhala A species of edible nut, ‘cutnut’ -- one of the four fruits whose harvest was restricted during the harvest ceremonies {huata}. (Dnr)
SO.FAKA-KII.* Hakkii The throat (Dnr)
PN.HAKE.C Aho ake Day after tomorrow (Dnr)
PN.HAKE.C HInaanahi ake Day before yesterday (Dnr)
PN.HUI-TUQA Ivi tua Back bone (Dnr)
CC.KAPU-LOLO Upu/llo The brain organ (Dnr)
CP.WASA Vaasa/o A free space in time or place; an unoccupied time or empty place; the place of someone, his role, job, responsibilities; the area between swamp gardens {taluano} where it is possible to stand up. (Dnr)

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