Entries from Elbert 1946, 1948 in Pollex-Online

Elbert, S. H. (1946). Kapingamarangi and Nukuoro Word List, with Notes on Linguistic Position, Pronunciation, and Grammar, United States Naval Military Government (Mimeographed)., Elbert, S. H. (1948). Grammar and Comparative Study of the Language of Kapingamarangi, Texts, and Word Lists, Pacific Science Board, National Research Council (CIMA Project).

Language Item Description
Kapingamarangi Ahu Islet , scoop up
Kapingamarangi Anganga Body
Kapingamarangi Anga(a)nga Death throe
Kapingamarangi Ange Towards the addressee ; away from speaker and listener
Kapingamarangi Eeitu Ghost, spirit
Kapingamarangi Ako/ako Explain
Kapingamarangi Ariki Chief
Kapingamarangi Pono/ariri/ Operculum, cat's eye
Kapingamarangi Aroha Love, affection, pity (arch.)
Kapingamarangi Waru Chase
Kapingamarangi Ata Shadow, reflection
Kapingamarangi Ate Liver
Kapingamarangi Aatea (usually aatee) The lagoon and its surface
Kapingamarangi Atu/ tangata Generation
Kapingamarangi Ature Mackerel
Kapingamarangi Hangota Go fishing with a line
Kapingamarangi Hakakono Thwarted, unable to follow out one's inclination or desires; repressed, frustrated
Kapingamarangi Hai-tama Pregnant
Kapingamarangi Hagagaa Caus. of gaa 'sharp (knife)'
Kapingamarangi Haarau Canoe house
Kapingamarangi Haariki Flat receptacle
Kapingamarangi Hana Hot (not in Lbr)
Kapingamarangi Hatu kharaa Volcanic stone said to come to Kapingamarangi on floating logs
Kapingamarangi Hekau Errand, message
Kapingamarangi Henuu Placenta, afterbirth
Nukuoro Henua Afterbirth
Kapingamarangi Hethau (Calophyllum inophyllum)
Kapingamarangi Hiroa Fish sp. with a long nose
Kapingamarangi Hiti Climb from one height to another, as from tree to tree
Kapingamarangi Hoki Also, too, indeed
Kapingamarangi Hou New, fresh
Kapingamarangi Hure/i Push back the foreskin
Kapingamarangi Ngara Lose, disappear, lost, forgotten
Kapingamarangi Ngaru Wave
Kapingamarangi Ngarua henua Earthquake
Kapingamarangi Ngaruru Headache
Kapingamarangi Ngoh/ia Easy, swiftly
Kapingamarangi Ngataa Slow, with difficulty
Kapingamarangi Ngau Chew ,
Kapingamarangi Ngoro Snore
Kapingamarangi Nguu Grunt
Kapingamarangi Mataa/ngutu/ Chat
Kapingamarangi Tiro/ngohuru Ten (people)
Kapingamarangi Aakau Landless coral reef
Kapingamarangi Iho Down
Kapingamarangi Oro Rub, file, sharpen ; grate (Taro)
Kapingamarangi Ua Come in, of tide
Kapingamarangi Ka Verbal particle, non-time
Kapingamarangi Keina Property, division, section of land
Kapingamarangi Karithi Small lizard sp. Phonologically Irregular