Entries from Shibata 1999 in Pollex-Online

Shibata, N. (1999). Mangaian-English Dictionary. Rarotonga, Cook Islands Library and Museum Society.

Language Item Description
Mangaia Maaoro Rub, massage, make smooth (of matting material *paapaa*)
Mangaia Maro/maroaa Lonely
Mangaia Ngutu ʔare tangata Household
Mangaia Pakari Hard, grown up, wise, aged, old; dry, strong, powerful, difficult
Mangaia ʔUutee Story song (sung by men only)
Mangaia Vai Be, exist, stay, remain
Mangaia Vai/ranga Place of existence, place, stand
Mangaia Tuku Do net-fishing with *naariki* or *kootaataa* net
Mangaia Puuai Strong; strength
Mangaia Vinivini Grieve; terrified, afraid; terrible, horrible
Mangaia Vene(vene) Sweet, delicious
Mangaia Varenga Unconscious, accustomed, absorbed; forget an important thing, having been engrossed in a less important thing
Mangaia Taavai-a Add water to, pour water, conduct water into, flood
Mangaia Tau maaroo Argue, dispute, debate (esp. in school)
Mangaia Tapa/a/tai The high tide line
Mangaia Taaparu Soften; coax, mollify, bribe
Mangaia Manataa Busy, troubled, worried
Mangaia ʔAakara Look at
Mangaia A/ronga Class of particular people (usually of restricted membership)
Mangaia Paakiri Skin (still on living body); bark; shell (of egg)...
Mangaia Paapuu Certain, sure
Mangaia Peu Custom, culture, behaviour
Mangaia Peu/peu Eccentric, idiosyncratic, singular
Mangaia Ue Move something away, lever, raise, jerk
Mangaia Ue/ue Shake (vt)