Entries from Lister-Turner & Clark 1951 in Pollex-Online

Lister-Turner, R. & J.B.Clark (1951) A Dictionary of the Motu Language of Papua. 2nd ed. Sydney: Government Printer.

Language Item Description
Motu Lai Breeze; wind
Motu Hahine Woman; female
Motu Haoda To fish
Motu Hua/hua Fruit
Motu Huni-a To cover; to hide
Motu Ariha A large lizard; iguana Problematic
Motu Gave Feelers of octopus
Motu Era Turtle; shell turtle
Motu Oi Thou
Motu Lade One kind of coral; coral reef
Motu Lalokau Love
Motu Manu Birds
Motu Una Fish scale
Motu Noho Dwell
Motu Tui Knee
Motu Ura Crayfish
Motu Unahi-a To scale a fish
Motu Udu Mouth; nose; beak
Motu Ae Leg; the whole leg
Motu Motu To break as a string
Motu Motu/motu Island; detached portion of reef