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 Kariʔi Cord of pearlshell fish-hook, edge of fishing net ; leader on a line, cords threaded through top and bottom meshes of a net
Rarotongan Karoe Fish sp.
Rarotongan Kanapa Flash, glitter, sparkle brilliantly
Rarotongan Kaapiti Join, unite, connect ; put or come together
Rarotongan Kapu Palm of hand, instep of foot
Rarotongan Kaapua To overcast, to cloud; to cover with gloom; enveloped, enclosed
Rarotongan Katea Open side of canoe starboard
Rarotongan Kave/(i) To carry, take, bear, transport, transmit
Rarotongan Kaviti Cord used to tie bait on hook ; barb of the pearl-shellhook
Rarotongan ʔAka/kina To sharpen Problematic
Rarotongan Kiinaki-ʔia Relish, food which is eaten along with other foods, supplementary food ; to complement food with another food
Rarotongan Kina The pre-natal fluid
Rarotongan Kinakina The prenatal outpouring prior to the birth of the god sons Rongo, Taane and others
Rarotongan Kinokino Troubled, sad, upset in mind or body, displeased
Rarotongan Koai/ kura A sweet scented plant
Rarotongan Koai/ kura A sweet scented plant
Manihiki-Rakahanga Koikoi Uvula
Rarotongan Koke Sword ; spear
Rarotongan Kororoo Rumble, gurgle Problematic
Rarotongan Kora A small fragment, speck
Rarotongan Koromengemenge Crumpled, wrinkled, creased
Rarotongan Kooneke Move, as of a person seated on a bench ; a sled
Manihiki-Rakahanga Kokono To strain at stool
Rarotongan Koopana To force meat from a coconut
Rarotongan Koura General name for crayfish
Rarotongan Koutu Headland, cape
Rarotongan Kukumi Strangulate
Rarotongan Kumu-a, -ʔia Express, wring out ; clench (fist)
Rarotongan Kupe Incline, lean towards; to bend, to bow
Rarotongan Kupe/kupe Act of bowing as in making a bow of courtesy
Rarotongan Ipo Sweetheart, lover
Rarotongan Rairai The temples
Rarotongan Reirei The temples
Rarotongan Rangatira Title held by younger son of ariki
Rarotongan Raparapa Buttresses of tree
Rarotongan Raataa (Metrosiderous villosa) (M. collina)
Rarotongan Raumea The breathing organism of fishes
Rarotongan Rave Take, lay hold of
Rarotongan Reeree The vocal cord
Rarotongan Repu-a Troubled, perplexed, worried, uneasy etc.
Rarotongan Reureu Female waist garment
Rarotongan Riaria Bad, ill or evil, unfavourable, not nice, etc.
Rarotongan Rio Dry up, wither, fade
Rarotongan Roeroe Tadpoles; mosquito larvae; thread worms
Rarotongan Rongo/rongoaa/ Notorious, of ill repute, infamous
Rarotongan Rooroo Unopened sheath of the coconut palm which contains the flowering and fruiting elements; the spathe of coconut palm ; the sheath enclosing the spadix of coconut palm
Rarotongan Rore Stilts
Rarotongan Ruʔi Large sp. of fish Problematic
Rarotongan Runa Meddling, interfering Problematic
Rarotongan Ruperupe Flourishing, luxuriant (of vegetation)