Entries from Carroll & Soulik 1973 in Pollex-Online

Carroll, V. and T. Soulik (1973). Nukuoro Lexicon. Honolulu, University Press of Hawaii.

Language Item Description
Nukuoro (Sau)galo Stir Problematic
Nukuoro Masaia Trapped by low water (e.g. canoes, or fish on the reef at low tide)
Nukuoro Duu gee Out of alignment
Nukuoro Uli A sprout of a plant suitable for planting
Nukuoro Aude vaa/vaa Don't talk about this to anyone!
Nukuoro S/sui Wet Phonologically Irregular
Nukuoro Maua Obtain; caught, gotten; able to
Nukuoro Tolo Crawl
Nukuoro Vaia Abounding in water
Nukuoro Haga/ava(ava) Relieve; provide or receive support (continually)
Nukuoro Hakide To reveal oneself to someone (of a ghost); to show (familiarize with)
Nukuoro Haga/v/vela Hot (of the weather)
Nukuoro Hagaangiangi Expose to a breeze
Nukuoro Gainga Trash, garbage; braided dead coconut fronds used in buttressing the sides of *uinga*
Nukuoro Gainga o de moana Fish (when abundant in the ocean nearby)
Nukuoro Gelo Deep; profound (of thoughts or feelings); deepest part of communal fishing net, where the fish are trapped
Nukuoro Geelo/nga A depression (in the reef or ground etc.)
Nukuoro Dagelo Bottom, foundation Phonologically Irregular
Nukuoro Henuu Method of plaiting
Nukuoro Madamada a me A miscellaneous assortment
Nukuoro Oho/oho Frightened by noise
Nukuoro Loma Very calm, silent
Nukuoro Lol/lolo Oily
Nukuoro Vaa/dagidahi Scattered (not in a cluster)
Nukuoro Vava Leaky
Nukuoro Vava de gede Forgetful (esp. with increasing age)
Nukuoro Vava de gudu Talkative, indiscreet
Nukuoro Laagau Wood, stick (of wood)
Nukuoro Mahulu Wakefulness
Nukuoro Hai hegau Work (v)
Nukuoro Dau soa Boyfriend, girlfriend; couple (not married), going steady (of an unmarried couple)