Entries from Savage 1962 in Pollex-Online

Savage, S. (1962). A Dictionary of the Maori Language of Rarotonga. Wellington, Department of Island Territories.

Language Item Description
Rarotongan Aa Storm, hurricane Problematic
Manihiki-Rakahanga Ahi Fire
Rarotongan Kaakaaia White tern (Gygis alba) Phonologically Irregular
Rarotongan Arahura Old name of Aitutaki (Etn) ara'ura
Rarotongan Aarai-te-tonga A principal koutu-ariki of Rarotonga
Rarotongan Aarau Gather, lay hold of, entangle, meddle with
Rarotongan Ari An exclamation: Wait! Stay!
Rarotongan Ari Sparkling, as of very clear water
Rarotongan Amutia Be sung about, commemorate
Rarotongan Ane White ant
Rarotongan Ao Kingdom, happy, happiness
Rarotongan Apere A native game
Rarotongan Auaʔi Smoke
Rarotongan Aʔai To lift, remove
Rarotongan Aaite Be alike, resemble, be equal
Rarotongan Akarongo Hear, listen, obey, yield to, pay attention to
Rarotongan Matara Unravelled, solved (of a mystery or riddle) Problematic
Rarotongan ʔAkapapa Recite in proper order, such as genealogy, legends, etc ; arrange, dictate, tell
Rarotongan ʔAkapapa tuupuna To recite genealogies
Rarotongan Akaperepere Cherish, hold dear or in loving esteem
Rarotongan ʔAru Take by force, pillage, rob
Rarotongan Atinga-rima Elbow joint
Rarotongan Atinga-vaevae Knee joint
Rarotongan ʔAtu Put together (as a wreath)
Rarotongan Ekaeka Membranous substance that surrounds the intestines
Rarotongan Eekaai Vendetta, to fight, brawl
Rarotongan Aka/ii Ensnare, entangle
Rarotongan Ota/ota Convulsive catching of breath when sobbing violently
Rarotongan ʔUaʔua Swelling, rising, as some part of the body, pimple
Rarotongan ʔOngovai Parent-in-law
Rarotongan ʔUunaa Tenth night of the moon's age
Manihiki-Rakahanga Ngangie A tree
Rarotongan Ngaika/ika A kind of coral that irritates the skin when handled
Rarotongan Ngarara Lizard which grows to length of twelve inches ; a large lizard (Gehyra oceanica), common around dwellings and in the forest
Rarotongan Ngao Grooves of a mallet and marks of the mallet left on tapa cloth
Rarotongan Ngaatoro To crawl all over; to have feeling of things crawling on one
Rarotongan Ngete Click the tongue in surprise; click, clack
Rarotongan Ngungu Rheumatism; lameness
Rarotongan ʔIri Dark, red juice from bark of Candlenut tree
Rarotongan Oka Husking stick; to husk coconut
Rarotongan Kaʔu The amnion; membrane enclosing the foetus ; external sheathing or protective covering of a plant
Rarotongan Kairangi Outwitted, deceived; be a failure
Rarotongan Kaakaʔu Clothes, cloth, garment
Rarotongan Karaea Kind of red clay, red ochre
Rarotongan Karakia Invocation, incantation
Rarotongan Karaponga The throat
Rarotongan Kareu Sp. of shellfish Problematic
Rarotongan ʔAre kariʔoi House for dances and amusements
Rarotongan Karii Crab sp.
Rarotongan Kariʔi Cord of pearlshell fish-hook, edge of fishing net ; leader on a line, cords threaded through top and bottom meshes of a net