Entries from Leach n.d. in Pollex-Online

Foss Leach, field notes

Language Item Description
Vaeakau-Taumako (Lakau) hakalava Main outrigger boom
Vaeakau-Taumako Ehuehu Blue Uncertain Semantic Connection
Vaeakau-Taumako Hokasiu, hokahiu A type of wind
Vaeakau-Taumako Akasia Wind from between Reef Is. and Santa Cruz Problematic
Vaeakau-Taumako Feara A type of fish
Vaeakau-Taumako Fili To plait
Vaeakau-Taumako La/hora Fish trap with a narrow exit for nets
Vaeakau-Taumako Foro Small stingray (juvenile?)
Vaeakau-Taumako Hue Vine
Vaeakau-Taumako Hue potoe Small spherical gourd grown on Tuleki...used as lime container...
Vaeakau-Taumako Hi/galo, li/galo A blunt-headed large fish (beak-like jaws)
Vaeakau-Taumako N/aga/ii Unit of length: span (end of thumb to little finger) Phonologically Irregular
Vaeakau-Taumako Oka Main rafters
Vaeakau-Taumako Eku/kau Tip of shaft of kupega net
Vaeakau-Taumako Tu/ipu Shark rattle
Vaeakau-Taumako Kalahau Side part of te momoa (cheek area)
Vaeakau-Taumako Hakanava Type of wood used for firestick
Vaeakau-Taumako Kulu te kano mala Type of breadfruit ['bitter flesh']
Vaeakau-Taumako Na/kaokao Sides of shaft of adze helve
Vaeakau-Taumako Kau/kaui(i) Sticks which become part of outrigger
Vaeakau-Taumako Koga/i lima Upper arm or humerus
Vaeakau-Taumako Kuhi Small hand net used by women for fish under stones
Vaeakau-Taumako Laga/laga/i A type of fried bread made from banana or kumara Uncertain Semantic Connection
Vaeakau-Taumako Loli Black sea slug
Vaeakau-Taumako Lulu Owl (not found at Taumako, but in Reefs)
Vaeakau-Taumako Magalo Sweet
Vaeakau-Taumako Maga hanaa Notched bottom of te puke mast boom
Vaeakau-Taumako Malae momoa Open,Whole flat upper surface of te momoa [end piece of canoe]
Vaeakau-Taumako Hatu mami Most kinds of rock Uncertain Semantic Connection
Vaeakau-Taumako Mdapiu Limpet spp.
Vaeakau-Taumako Milo To twist on thigh for string
Vaeakau-Taumako Hai/pepekau Unit of length, from breast bone to finger tips
Vaeakau-Taumako Pipi Bivalve, Anadara sp.
Vaeakau-Taumako Hau/pule Shellfish, Monetaria moneta [money cowry]
Vaeakau-Taumako Ahuli, hulu Kinds of fish
Vaeakau-Taumako Atu Small type of skipjack tuna
Vaeakau-Taumako Atu A line of things
Vaeakau-Taumako Matauutu, mdaitu, ndaitu Headland; rocky shore next to the land
Vaeakau-Taumako Lau Roof slat & wall slat of house
Vaeakau-Taumako Tai iki Trap for wild fowl (also dogs, formerly also pigs)
Vaeakau-Taumako Tapa kaula Betel nut bark, made into the decking of large canoe outrigger
Vaeakau-Taumako Tau The cover plate of the te puke hull. Coverboard (Gge).
Vaeakau-Taumako Teke The stick lashed to te hana on te puke...
Vaeakau-Taumako Sio A kind of fish Uncertain Semantic Connection
Vaeakau-Taumako Toga, soga A kind of wind
Vaeakau-Taumako Togo Tall mangrove tree; wood used for head of ndaipakapaka arrow
Vaeakau-Taumako Pou/tutulu Four large corner posts of house
Vaeakau-Taumako Uto/gi One of a pair of floats of outrigger. Side float (Gge).
Vaeakau-Taumako Va Vertical overlays of lau (slats of house)
Vaeakau-Taumako Gamea Fish sp.