Entries from Weber & Weber 1995 in Pollex-Online

Weber, Robert L. & Nancy L.Weber (1995). Rapanui, in Darrell T.Tryon (ed), Comparative Austronesian Dictionary. Berlin, Mouton de Gruyter.

Language Item Description
Easter Island Ma/kiri(kiri) Rough
Easter Island Puni-puni Blunt (of pointed objects) Phonologically Irregular
Easter Island Maʔa-maʔa Light (in weight)
Easter Island Veʔa-veʔa Hot, warm (environmental) Phonologically Irregular
Easter Island Iŋo-iŋo Dirty, soiled (from work, travel etc.) Problematic
Easter Island Eŋo-eŋo Dirty, stained (e.g. page of a book, clothes from lack of care, etc.) Problematic
Easter Island Varua Soul, spirit; ghost, phantom Borrowed
Easter Island Maʔu rima Surprised, astonished Uncertain Semantic Connection
Easter Island Mate Luck (good or bad) Uncertain Semantic Connection
Easter Island Kata/kata Cheerful
Easter Island Here Love
Easter Island Manaʔu Anxiety, worry; think (be of the opinion); remember; idea, notion; Phonologically Irregular
Easter Island Mata-vai Tear (n) Problematic
Easter Island ʔU-ʔuru Groan, grunt (from pain), sound of running motor, etc.
Easter Island Teʔo-teʔo Proud; boast Borrowed
Easter Island Haŋu ŋatu, ŋatu haŋu Hope Problematic
Easter Island Haka mate Hope
Easter Island Parau-tiʔa True Borrowed
Easter Island Po/riko Deceit Problematic
Easter Island Haʔa vare Deceit, fraud; perjury Borrowed
Easter Island Tano Right, correct
Easter Island Moʔe Forget, error of memory Borrowed
Easter Island Ono/ono Greedy (wanting all of something)
Easter Island Haka topa Think (reflecting) Uncertain Semantic Connection
Easter Island Maʔa Understand; know (used most often in questions)
Easter Island ʔIte Know Borrowed
Easter Island ʔAti Guess
Easter Island Rave/ʔa Idea, notion; way, manner (of doing something) Borrowed Uncertain Semantic Connection
Easter Island Haka mataʔu Accustom, learn Uncertain Semantic Connection
Easter Island Haka mahani Adapt, learn, accustom, acclimatise
Easter Island Haka maʔa Teach
Easter Island Taʔe roa Easy
Easter Island Aŋa rahi Difficult Phonologically Irregular
Easter Island ʔEe-ee Yes, affirmative
Easter Island Pe hee How?
Easter Island A hee When?
Easter Island ʔI hee Where?
Easter Island Ko hee Which?
Easter Island Ko ai Who?
Easter Island Mo aha Why?
Easter Island Ako Sing (archaic)
Easter Island Haʔumu-ʔumu Whisper Phonologically Irregular
Easter Island ʔAu-ʔau Howl Phonologically Irregular
Easter Island Ta/tara Make a speech; preach
Easter Island Mou Be silent Phonologically Irregular
Easter Island Reo Word Borrowed
Easter Island Haʔa tiʔa Admit, confess; let, permit Borrowed
Easter Island Ture Rebuke, scold Uncertain Semantic Connection
Easter Island Hiki puku Boast (of wrong doing, bad) (archaic)
Easter Island Papa/ʔi Write