Entries from Lawes 1861 in Pollex-Online

Lawes, W.E., 1861. Niue vocabulary. Ms. (PMB 707).

Language Item Description
Niue U/gafi Firewood
Niue Fakatagi Pandean pipes
Niue Fakato/loimata Tears
Niue Fe/mihi/aki To wail (pl.)
Niue Fo To bore a hole
Niue Fu/maka Rock
Niue Hikuleo Echo
Niue Kalu/hihi The eye (abusively)
Niue Kalu/kalu Watery sediment
Niue Kaniva Milky way; a vein
Niue Kavapui Ginger Problematic
Niue Kee/ke To scold
Niue Ke/keke To cluck
Niue Kotekote Speak thickly...
Niue Kukuu Noise of manutagi Problematic
Niue La/ti/ti Scorching hot (of sun)
Niue Lia/liaki To whirl round
Niue Male Cough
Niue Mata/paku A scab, pimple
Niue Mata/pula Pearl (in eye)
Niue Ao Clouds
Niue Faitama To have a child
Niue Fagatua Wrestle
Niue Faka/inaina To produce desire Problematic
Niue Faka/lemu To muddy Problematic
Niue Filo kaufana Bow string
Niue Fo To bore a hole. To mortise (Tgr).
Niue Hagai To look towards
Niue Haga/haga To look about
Niue Haki To throw down
Niue Kafa Cinnet
Niue Magamaga Complex
Niue Matau/tau Clever at work
Niue Mata/kivi Blind (abusive)
Niue Faka/tutaga/maalie Half
Niue Mahaia Aground (of fish)
Niue Mele Hacking cough, clearing cough
Niue Fai/hoani Help
Niue Fe/kovi/aki Mutual variance