Entries from Sperlich 1997 in Pollex-Online

Sperlich, Wolfgang B., ed. (1997) Tohi Vagahau Niue/ Niue Language Dictionary. Government of Niue in association with Department of LInguistics, University of Hawai'i, Honolulu

Language Item Description
Niue -a Noun stativiser
Niue Afaga Beach, landing area (place where fishermen land their canoes)
Niue A/afe To branch off, turn aside
Niue Afe/afe Branch off repeatedly
Niue Afe Thousand
Niue A fee When? (future)
Niue Afi Fire
Niue Afii Parcel, cover; to wrap, to cover
Niue Afiafi Evening
Niue Afu Heap up firewood for oven
Niue Afua, hafua Fine weather
Niue Afuafu Sprinkle; to damp clothes before ironing
Niue Aga Habit, way of acting, behaviour; custom, tradition
Niue Agaaga Soul, spirit
Niue Age Post-verbal directive indicating orientation away from both speaker and hearer toward a third person (almost exclusively used with verbs of speaking, hitting or giving)
Niue A/agi/, agi/agi Blow gently (of wind)
Niue Ago Turmeric (Curcuma longa), yellow
Niue Hoana Wife; to marry
Niue Aho Day (not night)
Niue Aho-tea Broad or full daylight Problematic
Niue Ahu Gall-bladder. The spleen (McE).
Niue Ahu Smoke
Niue Ai Anaphoric pronoun....
Niue Aka Kick, push around with feet
Niue -aki Formative suffix
Niue Aki With (instrument)
Niue Ako Learn
Niue Ala Awake, be awake Phonologically Irregular
Niue A/ala/ Awake, be awake (pl. sbj.) Phonologically Irregular
Niue Alaga Limb
Niue Alaga vaka Parts of the canoe (other than the main hull)
Niue (A)lati To scratch
Niue Aleale Thin, transparent
Niue Alelo Tongue
Niue Ali A flat fish, flounder (Bothus mancus)
Niue Ma/ali Clear, distinct, apparent, obvious
Niue Iki Chief, important person...
Niue Alili/ Univalve mollusc, Cat's eye (Turbo sp.)
Niue Alito Core, kernel, intrinsic meaning
Niue Alo Beckon, signal
Niue Aalo To paddle, to row
Niue Ao Front, direction
Niue Ofa To love (Obs.)
Niue Faka/alofa Greetings Phonologically Irregular
Niue Alu To hurry; arrive empty-handed
Niue Alu/maki Hasten, be in a hurry
Niue Amanaki Be prepared, be ready; hope, look forward to
Niue Ami Crab roe
Niue Amo To touch one thing only (refers to one who concentrates all his care on one thing)
Niue A/amo To touch