Entries from Fox 1955 in Pollex-Online

Fox, C. E. (1955). A dictionary of the Nggela language (Florida, British Solomon Islands). Auckland, Unity Press.

Language Item Description
Nggela Rau ni/avo/lo Leaf kite for fishing
Nggela Angoango Yellow
Nggela Aho Good weather
Nggela Agu Gall-bladder
Nggela Laku To turn over leaves Problematic
Nggela Alo Beckon
Nggela Arovi Pity
Nggela Alu/alu Go quickly, swinging arms; march, as troops
Nggela Lami Eggs of crab
Nggela Ramu Beat, flog Problematic
Nggela Ane White-ant
Nggela Anu To shake
Nggela Ambo Strike with stick >
Nggela Ato Sago Palm thatch
Nggela Eni This
Nggela Papa Pickaback
Nggela Vavine Cross-sibling
Nggela Vanga Vegetable food, eat
Nggela Vangonda Collect food on reef; anything on reef
Nggela Vale House
Nggela Vana Shoot with a bow
Nggela Vano Go
Nggela Vao/vao Shrub with large leaves; wild banana
Nggela Valo Pierce a hole in a porpoise tooth
Nggela Vili Choose, select
Nggela Viri Entangled; bind round and round (Fox)
Nggela Vindi Spring up
Nggela Vitu Seven
Nggela Vohe Paddle
Nggela Vogi Go back, turn over
Nggela Vora Lay down a mat
Nggela Vinau Go by sea Problematic
Nggela Vonu Turtle
Nggela Vonda Pierce, go through
Nggela Vonda Pierce, go through
Nggela Vaolu New
Nggela Vua Fruit
Nggela Vuvu A worm that bores into wood
Nggela Vunga Shallow
Nggela Vungo Parents-in-law
Nggela Vuke Pull apart; open a book; open eyes or mouth
Nggela Vure-hi Open out (hand), turn over (pages), spread (wings)
Nggela Vu/vulu Head hair
Nggela Vundi A banana, plantain, both plant and fruit
Nggela Hei Who?
Nggela Hongo/lato A tree nettle
Nggela Hui Take down from or off, as off a peg on wall; to unclothe; take hook from mouth of fish; make money payment; redeem, ransom; give one's life for another
Nggela Gai Branching plant, shrub or tree; wood, timber
Nggela Karisi To peel off skin (of a stem or stick) Borrowed
Nggela Gaho A rafter