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 -ma First person dual possessive suffix
Anuta Maea Heavy rope of either European cordage or made from bark of the *pau* tree [Hibiscus tiliaceus]
Anuta Mapetua Sneeze
Anuta Mapoaata Pre-dawn period when people start to stir
Anuta Ma(a)puri Capsize; turn something over; be upside down
Anuta Mangamangaatai Starfish with very fine, delicate, tentacles
Anuta Mai Particle indicating action towards some point of reference, generally the speaker
Anuta Maikao, manikao Finger or toe
Anuta Maka Sling for hurling stones
Anuta Makeke Strong
Anuta Maakira/kira Shiny
Anuta Marae Open ceremonial area
Anuta Maarama Light, bright, daylight
Anuta Marau Squirrelfish
Anuta Maro Men's loin garment, made from a strip of bark-cloth
Anuta Maaro Prize Problematic
Anuta Maroro Healthy (possibly TIK in origin)
Anuta Maaroi Healthy Problematic
Anuta Maru(u) Protector, man of rank (Fbg.1988); protected
Anuta Maamaa Light in weight
Anuta Mamai Hurt, pain . Problematic
Anuta Mamata To see
Anuta Maanatu(natu) To think (about)
Anuta Ma(a)nava Belly, stomach
Anuta Maanava, maanoa, manonoa Breath, to rest
Anuta Manene Walkabout
Anuta Manipi Small, torpedo-shaped fish
Anuta Mano A thousand, or ten thousand
Anuta Manongi Flower, fragrant
Anuta Manu Bird or flying insect
Anuta Manuu Power, mana
Anuta Manumanu Animal and perhaps non-flying insect
Anuta Maori Indigenous, true, close of kin
Anuta Mooni True, as opposed to a lie Problematic
Anuta Mataanga, maanga Twins
Anuta Makitanga Father's sister
Anuta Maoa Arrowroot (Tacca sp.)
Anuta Mata Eye; face (plural)
Anuta Mata- Particle used (in place of *pua*) in the enumeration of tens when counting fish
Anuta Mataapare Seaward portion of a house
Anuta Mata-penua East side of island
Anuta Matangi Wind
Anuta Matai taringa Hammerhead shark
Anuta Mataku Afraid, fear
Anuta Matariki Pleiades
Anuta Mata-piu A type of limpet
Anuta Matauu Tattooing needle (made from bird bone)
Anuta Matau Fish-hook
Anuta Matike Stand erect
Anuta Matou First person exclusive plural pronoun