Entries from Feinberg 1977 in Pollex-Online

Feinberg, R. (1977). The Anutan language reconsidered: Lexicon and grammar of a Polynesian Outlier. New Haven, Human Relations Area Files Press.

Language Item Description
Anuta (Va)vae, vae/vae To divide
Anuta Vae rua To divide in half
Anuta Vai keri Well (n)
Anuta Vai/aka Root
Anuta Vaivai/tama Afterbirth
Anuta V/akaro To weed small plants and grass by hand
Anuta Vaki/vaki Happy; happiness Phonologically Irregular
Anuta Vana Sea urchin
Anuta Vane/vane Yellow sea perch
Anuta V/a(a)/rakau Branch of tree
Anuta Va/varo Surprised Uncertain Semantic Connection
Anuta Vene-nga A load carried on the back with a belt in the style of women
Anuta Vero/i To push (as pushing a canoe out through the surf)
Anuta Vini To whistle by curling your tongue, and exhaling only
Anuta Ki/tamati Baby
Anuta Aru Go (second and third person singular)
Anuta Areare Liquid between meat and *oko* [kernel] of *niu raurau* [mature coconut]
Anuta Tuku/tukunga Habit; custom, customary practice...
Anuta Ngaengae Sick, ill
Anuta Tuaamata Eyebrow, eyelid
Anuta Ta/ta To wash or clean something