Entries from Fox 1978 in Pollex-Online

Fox, C. E. (1978). Arosi Dictionary. Canberra, Pacific Linguistics.

Language Item Description
Arosi Afu Offspring, have offspring.
Arosi Rami Eggs of crab
Arosi Ane White-ant
Arosi Sane White-ant
Arosi S/ae Mind, heart, thought (used only in phrases)
Arosi S/au Rare (except in names where it is common)
Arosi S/awa/ Mullet
Arosi Baha Pickaback
Arosi A/hoʔi Return
Arosi Hono Shut
Arosi Hua-i-ika Carved fish, of spear-rest (Fox) Problematic
Arosi Hura- Go out, come forth (in compounds)
Arosi Garogaro-na The side, ribs of a man
Arosi Garo-na The side of a house
Arosi Gasigasi A sp. of yam (Fox Problematic
Arosi Kuka Generic term for crab
Arosi ʔUbena Large net
Arosi A/rite nit
Arosi Masu To have had enough, be full, replete, satisfied with food
Arosi Mami fresh, not salt, sweetened
Arosi Manu To float in water or air
Arosi Mataʔi Malaria
Arosi Maa Hole, opening, mesh of net (Osmond 1993)
Arosi Dangi Wind
Arosi M/ora Real, true Problematic
Arosi Tale Go round corner out of sight, go in crowd on path Problematic
Arosi Tare Flow as water, saliva.
Arosi Aruaru Breeze (Geraghty 1990)
Arosi Tau To lift up
Arosi Sisi/apiro Limpet
Arosi Siwi Species of parrot, scarlet
Arosi Onu, onumi (vt) To suck Problematic
Arosi Usu Push, pull, persevere
Arosi Wawe Stale food Problematic
Arosi Wawena Saliva Problematic
Arosi Wawera Slime. Problematic
Arosi Weri Thick, black millipede said to squirt a dye that blinds