Entries from Donner 1983-87 in Pollex-Online

Donner, W. (1987) Sikaiana Vocabulary: Na male ma na talatala o Sikaiana. Honiara, Solomon Island

Language Item Description
Sikaiana A(a) Personal article
Sikaiana A/aha To open up, to push apart
Sikaiana Ahaa Storm, hurricane
Sikaiana Ahana Path in front of lineage houses where no houses were allowed to be built.
Sikaiana Ahi Fire
Sikaiana Ahii Wrap, parcel
Sikaiana Aho Cord, especially fishing line
Sikaiana V(a)/vaa Noise; be noisy
Sikaiana Vaa- Prefix: space, land
Sikaiana Ahu Pile up, heap up
Sikaiana Ei Anaphoric particle, in some cases follows a verb replacing a previous noun phrase
Sikaiana Anaana Soul
Sikaiana Au Gall
Sikaiana Au Smoke
Sikaiana Aitu Ghost, spirit
Sikaiana Pati/aka/ Root
Sikaiana Ala Awake
Sikaiana Alaalahutu A fish
Sikaiana Ali Flatfish
Sikaiana Aliki Chief
Sikaiana Amo To carry on one's shoulder (Dnr)
Sikaiana Hi/naanahi Yesterday
Sikaiana Nau I, me
Sikaiana Poo/ano A leaf ball made from eight strands of leaf
Sikaiana Anu Dance (sg.)
Sikaiana K/apo/ Graceful, capable Phonologically Irregular
Sikaiana Aso Day
Sikaiana Ata Dawn
Sikaiana Ata Reflection
Sikaiana Atamai Clever
Sikaiana Ate Liver
Sikaiana Aatea Clear (as sky)
Sikaiana Ati lono Spread the news
Sikaiana Atu Particle of direction away from speaker
Sikaiana Atu Bonito
Sikaiana Aua A command not to do something being done, a call mostly to children then their parents want them to stop some activity or prevent an activity
Sikaiana Ava Passage
Sikaiana Avaava Small channels used by fish
Sikaiana E Non-past tense-aspect marker
Sikaiana E Agent marker
Sikaiana Ea Come to surface of water
Sikaiana Ehu Dirty (of water)
Sikaiana Haa Hoarse
Sikaiana H/haa To chop
Sikaiana Haeko Blood of man or animal; very, excessively; bad, cruel, unkind
Sikaiana Haeko Emphatic qualifier following verb or noun qualifier, very
Sikaiana Papa Big flat rocks found in the reef
Sikaiana Hhano Awaken someone
Sikaiana Haho Outside
Sikaiana Hhana Pull out, separate