Entries from Shibata 2003 in Pollex-Online

Shibata, N. (2003). Penrhyn-English Dictionary. Kyoto, ELPR.

Language Item Description
Penrhyn Kauii Left
Penrhyn Kaukau Bathe in fresh water, take a shower; swim
Penrhyn Kaumaatua Old, experienced people
Penrhyn Kau nati Fire-making stick (the one set on the ground)
Penrhyn Kaute Hibiscus rosasinensis
Penrhyn Kava Liquor; wine, alcoholic drink
Penrhyn Kava Bitter, sour, salty, acrid
Penrhyn Kavakava Fish sp
Penrhyn Kave Take, bring; do, perform, practice
Penrhyn Kaveau A bad god; to be wrong
Penrhyn Koekoeaa Small fan-tailed white-spotted brown bird, rarely seen. Long-tailed cuckoo (Eudynamis taitensis) (McC). Problematic
Penrhyn Kaavei Plaits
Penrhyn Kaavei Tentacles Problematic
Penrhyn Kea Kind of disease; stomatitis, thrush
Penrhyn Kee Different, foreign; special, exceptional
Penrhyn Keo Sharp point; sharp
Penrhyn Keekee Armpit
Penrhyn Kere/kere Black
Penrhyn Keri Dig
Penrhyn Kena White morph of Red-footed Booby (Sula sula)
Penrhyn AA/kena/kena Stunted, dwarfed
Penrhyn Kenu Disturb earth, dig
Penrhyn Keru Dig (of pigs and fowls) Problematic
Penrhyn Keta/keta Hard
Penrhyn Kete Basket
Penrhyn Ketu Root up the ground (of pigs)
Penrhyn Keu/keu Shake, quake, move
Penrhyn Ki Movement towards
Penrhyn Ki With, by
Penrhyn Kii Covered, filled up, full
Penrhyn Kiato Outrigger boom
Penrhyn Kie Sail, canvas
Penrhyn Kie Sail, canvas
Penrhyn Vira/vira Bright, light, shining, shiny Phonologically Irregular
Penrhyn Kikite Clever, cunning, smart, crafty
Penrhyn Kiko Flesh; meat; flesh of green coconut
Penrhyn Vira Bald Problematic
Penrhyn Kiri Skin, bark
Penrhyn Kimi Seek, look for
Penrhyn Kina Short-spined sea urchin
Penrhyn Kiinaki Side dish, supplementary food
Penrhyn Ki/kini Pinch
Penrhyn Kiokio Bana fish [sic], Albula sp.
Penrhyn Kiore Rat, mouse
Penrhyn Kisi/kisi Narrow, skinny, thin
Penrhyn Kisi Small malformed pearl-like substance, often found in oyster’s intestines (loan from Japanese?) Problematic
Penrhyn Kite See, watch, know, notice, find; clever, bright, knowledgeable
Penrhyn Kivi Bristle-thighed Curlew (Numenius tahitiensis)
Penrhyn Mata/kivi/kivi Turn aside
Penrhyn Koko To bark Problematic