Entries from Milner 1966 in Pollex-Online

Milner, G. B. (1966). Samoan Dictionary. London, Oxford University Press.

Language Item Description
Samoan Alelo Uvula, Adam's apple (offensive word)
Samoan Faigoofie Easy, simple
Samoan Faaloo Stretch [body], reach for
Samoan Faagogo, faagono Tale Phonologically Irregular
Samoan Fanaiʔo (Sterculia sp.)
Samoan Fau Hibiscus sp.; (Hibiscus tiliaceus) (Whr)
Samoan Fauui A small tree (Grewia sp.). (Grewia crenata) (Whr).
Samoan Nonu fiʔafiʔa Malay apple (Eugenia sp.) Problematic
Samoan ʔAu Stalk, shaft, axle, handle, whisk
Samoan ʔOu/oʔu First person singular exclusive conjunct verbal pronoun (pre-basic)
Samoan ʔAve Tentacle; ray; sunbeam, ray of sunshine
Samoan ʔE/e Second person singular preposed pronoun
Samoan O/ʔu, aa/ʔu First person singular possessive predicate. My, mine
Samoan Laaina Be exposed to the sun; be weakened, starved;
Samoan Mataʔitaliga Hammer-head shark (Sphyrna sp.)
Samoan Mita/ʔi Boast (of), show off
Samoan Mi/mita Proud, conceited
Samoan Na/ia Third person singular conjunct verbal pronoun (pre-basic)
Samoan Oti Die
Samoan Paʔi/vale/a Get hurt accidentally Problematic
Samoan Puʔa Large coastal tree (Hernandia sp.); (Hernandia nymphaeifolia) (Whr)
Samoan Saʔe Heel over, overturn (of a canoe)
Samoan See Stick-insect
Samoan Talafalu Small tree or shrub (Micromelum sp.) with oil glands on its leaves which are used for medicial purposes Phonologically Irregular
Samoan Talie Tropical Almond (Terminalia spp.)
Samoan Tauleʔaleʔa (pl. tauleleʔa) Young man, youth; untitled man (as opposed to matai)
Samoan Tou (Cordia aspera)
Samoan Tua Back (of man or animal)
Samoan Ua Vein, sinew, artery
Samoan Valo Edible crab (Lysiosquilla sp.)
Samoan Uu (pass. uu/tia) Hold fast, grip (like a vise); bite on, sting (of insects)
Samoan Maamaalava Tree sp. including possibly Macaranga, Sideroxylon, Buchanania
Samoan Togo Creeping herb (Centella sp.); (Geophila repens) (Whr)
Samoan Ifi/lele Large timber tree (Intsia sp.)
Samoan ʔIe Kind of pandanus, the leaf of which is used for weaving fine mats
Samoan ʔAamulii After death, in the last days
Samoan ʔAataeao Tomorrow morning; in the morning (with reference to the future)
Samoan Iloga Sign, distinguishing mark; be marked, distinguished
Samoan Fia ʔai Be hungry; hunger
Samoan ʔIeʔie Working clothes, old clothes; piece of cloth, rag
Samoan Analei/laa Earlier today, a while ago (referring to the present day)
Samoan Matala (Of the mind) be sharp, keen
Samoan Paʔia Be (accidentally) touched
Samoan Faʔamaaveʔuveʔu To ruffle
Samoan Fetooaʔi Hesitant, irresolute; at cross-purposes, at loggerheads
Samoan Fole Mollusc (Pinna sp.)
Samoan Tafola Spread out (plural)
Samoan Tafola Shallow water (esp. over a sand bar)
Samoan Savane Name given to a fish of genus Lutjanus when about 1 ft. long
Samoan Sugale Wrasse (generic)