Entries from Dougherty 1983 in Pollex-Online

Dougherty, J. W. D. (1983). West Futuna-Aniwa: An Introduction to a Polynesian Outlier Language. Berkeley, University of California Press.

Language Item Description
West Futuna Kaka, faka (ANI) Spathe of the coconut palm. Coconut cloth (ANI) (Cpl). Tissus fibreux, ius. feuilles (Rve).
West Futuna Hka Heat, hot
West Futuna Hkai Story, tale, legend; to tell tales
West Futuna Xkano (WFU) Body, ‘soul’
West Futuna Kake (WFU), kage (ANI) Upwards
West Futuna Karae Bush hen
West Futuna Karaka Fruit tree (with small fruit)
West Futuna Karea Sea-snail, conch...; shell axe fashioned from the conch shell. Térèbre (Rve).
West Futuna Kari Penis (profane)
West Futuna Karikau Top shell, a common, edible shellfish with pyramid-shaped shell with purplish tint. Trochus shell spp. (Clk).
West Futuna Karo/ji Bow string Phonologically Irregular
West Futuna Karu/karu Murky, cloudy; mucky, icky
West Futuna Karu/paua Pudding with coconut stirred into it
West Futuna Kam(a)kama Species of small bluish sea crab; generic term for sea crab
West Futuna Kanae Mullet. (Mugil [Moolgarda] seheli [Bluespot Mullet]) (Rve).
West Futuna Kaniva The Milky Way
West Futuna Kano Taste (n,vi). Body, soul (ANI) (Missionaries deliberately interchanged the meanings of ata and kano.)
West Futuna H/kanu Ring, stripe; striped, ringed, coloured, patterned, marked
West Futuna Keo A bird
West Futuna Kape Banana sp
West Futuna Kape/a To extract or clean out. Oter épine enfoncée à l'aide d'une aiguille; vider abcès (Rve).
West Futuna Kasi Cockle shell; scraper made of cockle shell (esp. for scraping green bananas). Vénus (coquillage); rape à coco (Rve).
West Futuna Kata (pl. hkata) To laugh, smile
West Futuna Katea Forward portion of canoe hull
West Futuna Kato Basket with a four-cornered base...
West Futuna H/kini Painful, prickly
West Futuna Kau (pl. hkau) To swim
West Futuna Kau- Prefix indicating kind, species
West Futuna Kau/kau Riders; roof supports running perpendicular to rafters
West Futuna Kou/pa Fence
West Futuna Kau Handle, stem, protuberance
West Futuna Kau/fafatuta Joint in middle of each side of a canoe Problematic
West Futuna -Gk/-nk/-g/-n/-h/-ah First person singular preverbal enclitic pronoun. Problematic
West Futuna Kaufafa Jaw, jawbone Phonologically Irregular
West Futuna (H)kau (trans. kauna) To send
West Futuna Kava Plant sp. (Piper methysticum) and drink made from it
West Futuna Kave Tentacle of octopus or squid
West Futuna Kave Sibling or parallel cousin of opposite sex
West Futuna Ke(ke) Different; to change, become different, become strange
West Futuna Kere Earth, land, soil
West Futuna H/keri (trans. keri/a) Dig
West Futuna Kero To sink, drown; (sun) set. Submerger; se coucher (soleil) (Rve).
West Futuna Kete Square, woven mat for sitting on
West Futuna H/keu Move, shift
West Futuna Keu/a Push or shove
West Futuna Kiato Outrigger boom
West Futuna (Ki)hki To squeak (as a rat); to whistle
West Futuna Kira Pure, chaste Uncertain Semantic Connection
West Futuna Kirikiri Coral bits, gravel. Ganglions (petits); sol tuyau de pipe (Rve).
West Futuna Kimoa, kimo (ANU) Rat