Entries from Macpherson & Macpherson 1990 in Pollex-Online

Macpherson, Cluny & Liavasa, Samoan Medical Belief and Practice. Auckland University Press, 1990.

Language Item Description
Samoan ʔAfu Sweat
Samoan Toʔoala Diseases of women in connection with childbirth (Prt); an internal organ associated with reproduction and birth (McP); term used by bush-doctors to refer to any pains in any organ within the abdominal cavity (Mnr)
Samoan Toga/toga/a/feʔe Type of boil
Samoan Ua/ua Ligaments, tendons; veins, arteries
Samoan Ai/ʔai ivi Arthritis
Samoan Faʔa/laaina Fast (v)
Samoan Ate/aliʔi Pancreas
Samoan ʔAu ivi Skeleton
Samoan ʔAutaliga, ʔauoletaliga Lobe of ear
Samoan Faʔa/tafi Purge the stomach
Samoan Faʔa/too/saga Midwife, birth attendant
Samoan Faʔiga Joints Phonologically Irregular
Samoan Fasi/a To be brushed or struck by a ghost Uncertain Semantic Connection
Samoan Fatu Heart
Samoan Ivi fatafata Breastbone, sternum
Samoan Ivi foe Shoulder blades
Samoan Ivi maalosi Tibia
Samoan Ivi tele Both humerus and radius
Samoan Lafe/toga Warts Phonologically Irregular
Samoan Lalo/mata Lower eyelid
Samoan Lomi/lomi Style of massage
Samoan Manava fe/fete Flatulence
Samoan Manava ma/mau A type of constipation
Samoan Manava maatuu/tuu A type of constipation
Samoan Manava tataa Diarrhoea
Samoan Ma/peva Twisted, sprained (of an ankle)
Samoan Mavae/vae Cracking of skin on sole of foot
Samoan Mili/mili Style of massage
Samoan Moa/sope Chicken, hen
Samoan Musu Sullenness
Samoan Paʔu/paʔu Scabs; nose-pickings
Samoan Pou o le isu Septum
Samoan Puu isu Nostril
Samoan Soa/a/ivi Fibula
Samoan Somo/loto Normal vaginal secretions
Samoan Soʔo/ga Joints in body
Samoan So/solo To spread (of illness)
Samoan Sua/a/niu Coconut milk
Samoan Sua/a/sami Sea water
Samoan Sui/lapalapa Pelvic girdle around hip
Samoan Tama/ʔi/mata Iris of eye
Samoan Taula/a/aitu Spirit medium; one who treats illnesses with supernatural origins
Samoan Tuʔi/tuʔi Style of massage
Samoan Migi Strained (tendon)
Samoan Milo/sia Strained (tendon)