Entries from Pratt 1911 in Pollex-Online

Pratt, G. (1911). Pratt's Grammar & Dictionary of the Samoan Language. Apia, Western Samoa, Malua Printing Press.

Language Item Description
Samoan See/muu The dragon-fly
Samoan ʔAilao The act of fencing with, or flourishing, a club; to brandish the club
Samoan Aputi The husk; the sheath or covering of the young leaf (stipule)
Samoan Faʔafua To rise, as a groundswell, or a wave, but not to break
Samoan Toʔo A stand in which is placed the perch of a pigeon
Samoan Tata To jerk off, to pluck with violence
Samoan Tauama The name of a rope in a sailing canoe
Samoan Tautali To follow after
Samoan Toʔonaʔi To prepare large quantities of food for cooking
Samoan Tamataane A boy; the son of a woman; young men
Samoan Taʔe/taʔe Shallow, as a boat or a basket Problematic
Samoan ʔOgaloto The middle
Samoan Faʔatafa To step on one side; to get out of the road to allow a chief to pass
Samoan Meo To be sulky
Samoan Magi/magi/noa Applied to a convalescent from sickness
Samoan Laupata The name of a tree (Mallotus roxburghianus)
Samoan Tulula A basket to keep oil-bottles in; a foreign boat Phonologically Irregular
Samoan Maʔo Tree spp. including (Trichospermum richei) and (Melochia odorata)
Samoan Polapola A double pola, used to carry food to chiefs; a flat-built canoe
Samoan Tofiga An inheritance, a patrimony; an appointment
Samoan Tuulei Push, shove
Samoan Ulu To resound
Samoan Paʔia Not touched by work, sacred (A term applied to titled chiefs) Uncertain Semantic Connection
Samoan Pa An indentation in a tree
Samoan Galue-ina To work, especially in cultivating the ground
Samoan Tafaaʔi Those privileged to sit on the right and left hand of a titled chief
Samoan Tula A perch for a pigeon; stones at the entrance of fish enclosures on which the tautai stands; a locality, a habitat
Samoan Tulou An apologetic word used on entering the house of a god, or when about to make a sudden noise, as throwing down a log of wood, or on commencing a speech
Samoan See Afraid
Samoan Tapuʔe To heap up earth round a yam plant
Samoan Oa A couple, commencing with the second, as: e luaaoa, e tolugaaoa, etc.
Samoan Ualolo Crowds of people passing and repassing
Samoan Uluʔao A pig or fish having a long head; a man with a long small head
Samoan Oli To challenge to a club match by brandishing the club
Samoan Faiga The making, the doing; the getting; custom
Samoan Api/api Narrow, straight
Samoan Faʔatau To buy, to barter; to sell
Samoan Lua fulu Twenty
Samoan Maʔeʔe Envy; to be envious Phonologically Irregular
Samoan Maaoa Dense, of the bush beyond the cultivated land Uncertain Semantic Connection
Samoan ʔAuvai The bank of a river, lake, pond, well or any other place containing water
Samoan ʔAualiʔi A talie tree (Terminalia); a keel of a canoe made of talie (A chief's word)
Samoan Faʔavale To act foolishly; applied to one who has a defect, as a mutilated arm or a blind eye
Samoan E A call to gain attention
Samoan Faʔaalofa To resemble the father, said of a son; to love falsely Uncertain Semantic Connection
Samoan Fesili Ask, question, inquire
Samoan Ai se aa Why? (Mnr 'aiseaa)
Samoan Faʔatau Equally, alike
Samoan Gao A reproach, something which causes shame when mentioned Uncertain Semantic Connection
Samoan Gu A dark coloured artificial flyhook Uncertain Semantic Connection