Takuu entries in Pollex-Online

Protoform Item Description Source
NP.FUNA.1B Huna Don a garment by fastening it around the waist, be clothed in a laplap... (Mle)
NP.FUNE.2 Fune A skin disease, Tinea (Hwd)
SO.FUNU Funu Pubic hair (Hwd)
EO.FUSU Ppusu, vusu Box, fight with fists Phonologically Irregular (Mle)
AN.FUTI.1 Futi Pull, hoist; fish with a line (Hwd)
AN.FUTI.2 Futi Banana (general term) (Hwd)
EO.GAA.1 N/naa Action involving opening the mouth and making a noise (especially when sleeping) [snore, stammer] Uncertain Semantic Connection (Mle)
PN.GAA.2A Naa Plural definite article (Mle)
XO.GA-FOA.*A Naoa Brains Problematic (Hwd)
PN.GAHE-GAHE Naenae Lazy, unmotivated; fatigue, laziness, tiredness, boredom; pant, as from fatigue (Mle)
PN.GAAKAU Naakau Part of the meat of a mollusc (Mle)
NP.GAA-LAFU Naa nafu Encrusted layers of greyish ash residue in a hearth; dust Phonologically Irregular (Mle)
PN.GAO.2 Nao/nao To insert (Hwd)
PN.GAOFE Naofe Sway from side to side (of walls of a house) (Hwd)
PN.GAOFIE -nauhie Take a short time to do something, or have something done to it; therefore frequently translatable as 'easy, easily' (Mle)
FJ.GASAU Nasau Arrow (Hwd)
PN.GESE N/nase (of a person, ship, etc.) Slow in responding, or bringing something; (of a watch or clock) slow in keeping time (Mle)
OC.GASU.2 Nasu Shrub sp. with small flowers (Scaevola sericia or Scaevola taccada)... (Mle)
PN.FAI-GAOFIE Hainauhie Easy, simple; to be treated lightly (Mle)
PN.GATAE Natae Tree sp. with red flowers, found only on the smaller islands (Mle)
SO.GAA-TAI Naatai Flotsam, objects drifting to Takuu from other places (Mle)
PN.GATALA Natala A fish (Hwd)
OC.GAU Nau Chew (e.g. sugarcane or pandanus fruit) so as to suck the juice; (of food) difficult to swallow because it is too tough to bite through (Mle)
NP.GEGE Neenee Illness with rapid breathing and shortness of breath (Hwd)
MP.GIGIE Nnie Tree sp. (Pemphis acidula) (Mle)
CP.GOGO.1 Nnoo Brown Noddy (Anous stolidus), or ? White-capped Noddy (Mle)
PN.GOGO.2 Non/nono Part of the body (Brain ?) Uncertain Semantic Connection (Hwd)
EO.HAA.1 Aa What? what kind of?; why? (what for?) (Mle)
NP.SA-GEGE Sannee (of horizontal beam, etc.) Bent, crooked, warped; (of fish) scatter, disperse; (of log, canoe, etc.) split, crack Uncertain Semantic Connection (Mle)
MP.HAI Ai Who? whom? (Mle)
OC.HAKE.B Ake Post-verbal particle indicating lateral movement (Mle)
PN.HAKU Aku Needlefish or Longtom (Strongylura or Tylosurus indica) (Mle)
AN.HALA Ara Trail, track, path, road; way, method; behaviour (Mle)
PN.HAPI Api Spotted Surgeonfish (Acanthurus guttatus) (Mle)
AN.HAU Au Black dye used in tattooing (Hwd)
FJ.HAUPULU Taupulu Coconut husk (Hwd)
OC.HIFO.A Iho/ana Place where descent (literal or figurative) occurs (Mle)
OC.HIFO.B Ifo Downwards, over long distance (Hwd)
CP.HINA Ina Shine, of a torch or flame, light a fire or otherwise provide light...; go fishing at night with a light (Mle)
PN.HIGOA Inoa Name (Mle)
OC.HOGE One Drought, famine (Mle)
PN.HOKA.1 Oka Rafter of a house (Mle)
EO.HOKA.2 Oka Husk (coconuts using a stick); husking stick (Mle)
FJ.OLO.3 Oro-ia Rub against something, grind, or grate using a long blade with a back and forth motion; tool which uses this action (exs. grating taro, grinding shell artefacts, flattening pandanus leaves) (Mle)
AN.HUHU Uu Breast; suck at the breast, suckle, nurse (Mle)
OC.HULI.1 Uri Fish sp., blue and some yellow, caught in the lagoon with a line (Mle)
OC.HURU.A Uru Enter or exit a location (Mle)
PN.KA.1 Ka Tense-aspect marker (Hwd)
XO.KAA.2 Kaa Sharp (of an edge only) (Mle)
MP.KAFA.1 Kafa Sennit (Hwd)

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