Entries from Buse 1996 in Pollex-Online

Buse, J. (1996). Cook Islands Maori dictionary with English-Cook Islands Maori finderlist. Canberra, Pacific Linguistics.

Language Item Description
Rarotongan Ano/ano Desire, long for Uncertain Semantic Connection
Rarotongan Anu Cold
Rarotongan Aanuanua Rainbow
Rarotongan Anuʔe Caterpillar
Rarotongan Aoa Bark (of dog), howl
Rarotongan Api(api) Crowded, congested, full up, cluttered up
Rarotongan Aapoopoo Tomorrow
Rarotongan Apu Chase, pursue, harry; strive hard for something, pursue a task vigorously
Rarotongan Apu To fall fiercely upon each other when eating, as dogs do
Rarotongan Aʔi Sandalwood tree
Rarotongan Mama-i-/ata/ Dawn
Rarotongan Ata Shadow, reflection
Rarotongan Ate Liver
Rarotongan Aatea Wide, clear space, place of uninterrupted view
Rarotongan Ato Thatch
Rarotongan Atu Away from speaker
Rarotongan Atu A fish, Oceanic Bonito, Skipjack
Rarotongan Atua Deity, god
Rarotongan Ature A fish, Big-eyed Scad, (Trachurops crumenophthalmus)
Rarotongan Au First person singular pronoun (Focus)
Rarotongan Au Current
Rarotongan ʔAua, ʔauaa, ʔauraka Don't! Problematic
Rarotongan Aue Utter high-pitched shrill cry; weep, scream, howl, neigh, whinny, bleat
Rarotongan ʔAute (Broussonetia papyrifera)
Rarotongan Ava Channel, passage
Rarotongan Ava (Chanos chanos)
Rarotongan Avatea Forenoon nine to twelve
Rarotongan Avaava Small narrow channel(s) through the reef
Rarotongan (ʔ)E(e) Imperfect aspect
Rarotongan E Preposed agent marker
Rarotongan E...ana Imperfect, habitual tense
Rarotongan ʔEe Yes
Rarotongan Ea Rise to the surface
Rarotongan Eeia These
Rarotongan Emi Shrink, crouch down, afraid of, in awe of. Contract, shrivel
Rarotongan Eti Gnaw, bite, rip off with teeth
Rarotongan ʔAa Four
Rarotongan ʔAa Hoarse
Rarotongan ʔAa- Often causative in meaning
Rarotongan ʔAa Leaf stalk including main spine of leaf, especially of taro, banana, coconut
Rarotongan ʔAaʔaa Feel with the hands, grope
Rarotongan ʔAaʔaarua Manta ray.
Rarotongan Vaaʔine "Women
Rarotongan -ʔAnga Noun-forming suffix
Rarotongan ʔAnga A kind of fish-trap
Rarotongan ʔAangai Feed with something; feed something to somebody
Rarotongan ʔAangai Adopt (children)
Rarotongan Tamaiti ʔaangai Foster-child
Rarotongan Angamea A kind of snapper
Rarotongan ʔAangota Mode of fishing, basket formerly used for fish (large, made of coconut leaves