Entries from Tregear 1891 in Pollex-Online

Tregear, E. (1891). The Maori-Polynesian Comparative Dictionary. Wellington, Lyon-Blair.

Language Item Description
Easter Island E/aho/ Fishing-line
New Zealand Maori Aparangi Open sky, arch of heaven
Mangaia Aparangi Vault of heaven
Mangaia Kui Blind woman whose sight was restored by Taane
Tuamotu Ropi Cover over, as with a mat; to wrap around once, as in a bundle or package ; cloth for a corpse, winding sheet; shut up, sheathe
Mangaia Marere Fall off, as a leaf
Marquesas Mao Dry (of land once wet) Problematic
New Zealand Maori Mira. Miiraa (Wms). Tend carefully, cherish Problematic
New Zealand Maori Miru Goddess guarding the gates of death
Marquesas Nohinohi Short stature
Mangareva Pee Macerated; beginning to stink (of fish)
Marquesas Pivai A species of banana
Marquesas TanaŹ”oa God of darkness and evil ; god of the sea
New Zealand Maori Taakero An unidentified star ; Mercury
Marquesas Tapui Take care of Problematic
Mangareva Tapui To smear, anoint, dirty by wiping hands on Uncertain Semantic Connection
Mangareva Tatua A girdle
Mangareva Toume Dry envelope of a young coconut cut into slices and put into water to make it flexible Problematic
Mangareva Tautara A border, boundary Problematic
Mangareva Taviri Coil, twist (said of climbing plants)
Marquesas Teva Guard oneself, fend off . Not in Problematic
Mangareva Teki To fall, head over heels Problematic
Mangareva Tete Tremble with fear or shiver with cold
Mangareva Ti/tiki With plural subject
Mangareva Tiki/tiki With plural action
Mangareva Timo Make advances, propitiate Uncertain Semantic Connection
Mangareva Tinana Parent who cares well for children; parents generally
Mangareva Tini A countless number
Mangareva Tipi Cut, divide; a knife
Mangareva Tore Uvula; penis; tongue-shaped
Mangareva Toroa The name of a bird
Mangareva Toti Limp, hobble, walk with difficulty
Mangareva Tuatea A heap of objects; a pile of material (such as %maa|) exposed to view Uncertain Semantic Connection
Mangareva Turori Roll, heave, sway from side to side; not to be firm on a base
Mangareva Aka/turuma/ Sluggish, idle person who does nothing but talk about what he can do; to sit down near your work and do nothing Uncertain Semantic Connection
Mangareva Tupapaku Corpse
Mangareva Tutae Excrement
Mangareva Tutaki To meet with; to join; to associate with
Mangareva Unu/hi Draw a knife; put off a garment
Mangareva Ute A small kind of Papyrus
Mangareva Utu/utu Mourn, groan, bewail Uncertain Semantic Connection
Mangareva Namu Eat with the lips, nibble
Mangareva Tuu To be wounded
Mangareva Mouku Scented fern sp.
Mangareva Pui Put on a garment, clothe oneself; cover, envelop