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 (Ku)kumi Squeeze or compress something between the hands, as in expressing coconut cream without the aid of hibiscus fibre strainer
Anuta Kupenga Net
Anuta Kutu Louse
Anuta Ia Third person singular personal pronoun
Anuta Ika Fish n
Anuta Ike Wooden hammer or mallet for pounding bark-cloth or pandanus leaf
Anuta Iraamutu Sister's child
Anuta Iroa Know, understand
Anuta Iu Nose
Anuta Ita Object, refuse
Anuta Ivi Bone
Anuta Raa Sail
Anuta Na Third person dual subject clitic pronoun Problematic
Anuta -na Third person dual possessive suffix Problematic
Anuta Rango Fly (insect)
Anuta Ra(a)kau Tree, plant; log, wood, timber; stick, plank, club
Anuta Raki (Wind coming from) northwest; season during which winds from this direction predominate (i.e. monsoon season)
Anuta Rakia A type of small bird. White-capped Noddy, Black Noddy
Anuta Rara A small fragrant plant (Vitex trifoliata)
Anuta Rara Roast something on a spit over an open fire
Anuta Rara Small branch
Anuta Raro West
Anuta Ranu Wash
Anuta Rao Testicle
Anuta Natou Third person plural subject clitic pronoun Problematic
Anuta -natou Third person plural possessive suffix Problematic
Anuta Rau To count
Anuta Rau One hundred
Anuta Rau ngutu Lips
Anuta Renga Turmeric dye
Anuta Rengarenga Yellow-orange (the colour of turmeric dye)
Anuta Rere To travel quickly - to run, to fly; also of a ship or canoe racing over the water
Anuta Remo To drop an object; for an object to fall
Anuta Repe/ti(a) To tear down, destroy
Anuta Reva A kind of tree
Anuta Ria, puai/ria Nit (egg of head louse)
Anuta Nima Five Phonologically Irregular
Anuta Nima Hand-arm Problematic
Anuta Rimu Seaweed, algae growing on the reef
Anuta Ropa A kind of bird
Anuta (Nga) rongo News
Anuta Ro(u) Tool made from two sticks lashed together in a V-shape, for harvesting breadfruit
Anuta Roi Food mixed with coconut cream, wrapped in a leaf and baked
Anuta Roro Coconut cream
Anuta Ruo Hole Problematic
Anuta Rua Vomit; be seasick
Anuta Runga Above (location or direction); any land east of Anuta
Anuta Maa And (used with numerals)
Anuta Ma/maa/ Vegetable food (of several kinds) preserved by fermentation
Anuta Ma First person dual preposed subject pronoun