Entries from Savage 1932 in Pollex-Online

Stephen Savage, Rakahanga and Manihiki words recorded 1932 (MS).

Language Item Description
Manihiki-Rakahanga Mata-poiri GIddiness; to faint
Manihiki-Rakahanga Mahuta To spring forth
Manihiki-Rakahanga Mari/ri/ko Indistinct vision; cannot see clearly; blurred; twilight
Manihiki-Rakahanga Mawhera To assault, to abduct
Manihiki-Rakahanga Manoanui Long winded, powerful Phonologically Irregular
Manihiki-Rakahanga Ngako Fat, fatty
Manihiki-Rakahanga Ngaue/ue Shake, tremble, quake
Manihiki-Rakahanga Nave/nave Handle of a basket or bucket Problematic
Manihiki-Rakahanga Maarama Next day
Manihiki-Rakahanga Mate/mate Flicker, go out, die out
Manihiki-Rakahanga Mahihi To blister, to burn
Manihiki-Rakahanga Maakuu Wet
Manihiki-Rakahanga Maa/muu Silent (introduced from Tahitian) Borrowed
Manihiki-Rakahanga Maaroo/keta/keta Very dry, very hard (as ground after a dry spell)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Maru/ata Tomorrow
Manihiki-Rakahanga Maru/ata Tomorrow
Manihiki-Rakahanga Maui Left
Manihiki-Rakahanga Ma/toha/a Scatter
Manihiki-Rakahanga Maaranga/ranga Mischievous, cheeky Uncertain Semantic Connection
Manihiki-Rakahanga Mata-poringo/ringo Small eyed Phonologically Irregular
Manihiki-Rakahanga Miro Spin, braid; roll (sennit) on thigh with hands
Manihiki-Rakahanga Miro Tree
Manihiki-Rakahanga Mootea/tea White, whitish, gleaming
Manihiki-Rakahanga Motu/kia Separated, severed
Manihiki-Rakahanga Motu Broken, as a rope etc.
Manihiki-Rakahanga (I) mua/ra In the beginning; in olden times, in former times
Manihiki-Rakahanga Mumu (ika) Small shoal (of fish)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Muihu Whisper Phonologically Irregular
Manihiki-Rakahanga Pu-ni Coconut tree
Manihiki-Rakahanga Ni-nita Pawpaw apple
Manihiki-Rakahanga Ngoo Molar teeth
Manihiki-Rakahanga Ngore/ngore Small in stature, small in size
Manihiki-Rakahanga Ngaihu Tree
Manihiki-Rakahanga Ngatete Grope about
Manihiki-Rakahanga Ngutu Lips. Mouth; door (Krk).
Manihiki-Rakahanga Ngutu/ngutu A growler, a nag; scold; noisy
Manihiki-Rakahanga Nunga Above, on top, upon
Manihiki-Rakahanga Omo(omo) Smoke (tobacco)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Whaka/paa To touch suddenly; to startle by touching
Manihiki-Rakahanga Pata/pata To crack the fingers
Manihiki-Rakahanga Pa To cry out, to shout Uncertain Semantic Connection
Manihiki-Rakahanga Pakahuri Shoulder Phonologically Irregular
Manihiki-Rakahanga Pango Black
Manihiki-Rakahanga Pahata A staging
Manihiki-Rakahanga Pata/pata Width of anything
Manihiki-Rakahanga Patiki-rare Sole, flatfish
Manihiki-Rakahanga Pera/pera Dirty, grimy
Manihiki-Rakahanga Pihi To fart Uncertain Semantic Connection
Manihiki-Rakahanga Piro Stink, stench, evil smell
Manihiki-Rakahanga Pongipongi Morning