Entries from Fox 1974 in Pollex-Online

Fox, C. E. (1974). Lau dictionary. Canberra, Pacific Linguistics.

Language Item Description
Lau Hasu Smoke (of fire)
Lau Lame Eggs of crab
Lau Sane White-ant
Lau Safila Centipede Problematic
Lau S/ata Rub, rub down, sharpen by rubbing
Lau S/au Bonito
Lau ʔAkwa A fish
Lau I/fafo Above
Lau Foi Return
Lau Fono Shut
Lau Foorua Outrigger canoe; boat
Lau Kurafe Large lizard with smooth, shining body Problematic
Lau Gagaro Ribs, side of a person
Lau Karao Ribs, large bones of fish
Lau Garu Swim with trudgeon stroke, arms out of the water
Lau Iʔa Fish and sea-creatures
Lau Lalo Within
Lau Lade Branching coral. Living coral (Akm).
Lau Lato Testicles
Lau Lau Snatch, seize, kidnap, carry off by force
Lau Lite Nit
Lau Rongo Listen
Lau Mou(mou)li Left hand, be left-handed
Lau Ma(ma)uli Left hand
Lau Mori Be alive
Lau Buri The back; behind, after; stern, rear Borrowed
Lau Nifo Tooth
Lau Nofo Dwell
Lau Im/ola Human being Problematic
Lau Babalina Cheek Problematic
Lau Boboro Shrub with clusters of black berries
Lau Pusi Semen
Lau Pusu Flow out, burst out; puff, explode
Lau Sulu Liquid, oil, juice, sap
Lau Ae Faeces, excrement
Lau Afa Cut, incise
Lau Afe Current at sea, waves. Tide, tidal movement (Akm).
Lau Aangi Cry
Lau Ano Bury
Lau Dili (Draecena) with thin green leaves
Lau Sin/olo Ten packets of fish, bunches of betel nut, large garfish (Fox Problematic
Lau Duli/na Erect the penis
Lau Bou/uru/uru Knee
Lau ʔUme Black, flattish fish the size of a mullet
Lau ʔOsu Buttocks, backside Problematic
Lau Uo Float for a net
Lau Kwalu Eight
Arosi Momo Bits of fallen food