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 ʔEa Where?
Rarotongan ʔEeʔee A boil
Rarotongan ʔEngu Groan, moan, grunt, hum
Rarotongan Peu Dodge, excuse, evasion
Rarotongan ʔEke Octopus, squid
Rarotongan Tuu/ʔera/ Open, to be
Rarotongan ʔEra/ʔera Wide open (of eyes)
Rarotongan Ena Distended, swollen, bloated
Rarotongan ʔEenuu Strand of rope or string
Rarotongan ʔEnua Country, land
Rarotongan ʔEnua Afterbirth
Rarotongan ʔEetuu Star
Rarotongan ʔIa Desire, thought
Rarotongan ʔIa How many?
Rarotongan Keokeo Sharp-pointed, fine pointed; sharp point (of needle)
Rarotongan ʔIri Select, choose
Rarotongan ʔIri-a, -ʔia Plait, braid, twine
Rarotongan ʔIrinaki-a, -ʔia Lean or rest on; rely on, have trust in
Rarotongan ʔIro Twist lines with palm on thigh
Rarotongan ʔIro First night of lunar cycle
Rarotongan Iro-a -ʔia -kia Mix, together, mix up, blend
Rarotongan ʔInangaro Love, desire
Rarotongan ʔIinaki A circular wicker-work fish trap
Rarotongan ʔInarere Great (or great, great) grandchild
Rarotongan ‘Ine Dear, darling; an affectionate term of address to women (wife, sweetheart, daughter, old friend, young girl, but not used by brother to sister)
Rarotongan Iʔo/iʔo Whistle v.(Met.) Phonologically Irregular
Rarotongan ʔIti Rise, shine (of sun or moon)
Rarotongan ʔIitiki-a, -ʔia, -na Tie on around or up, tie a knot, bind, tether
Rarotongan Iti-rere Be startled; rise up with a sudden start
Rarotongan ʔItu Seven
Rarotongan ʔIu Fed up, bored, aversion
Rarotongan ʔOa Neuralgic headache
Rarotongan ʔOanga Grindstone
Rarotongan ʔOoʔonu Deep
Rarotongan ʔOe Paddle
Rarotongan ʔOki Return v
Rarotongan ʔOki Also; certainly, indeed
Rarotongan ʔO/ʔora/ Spread out, unfold, unfurl
Rarotongan ʔO/ʔore Peel, skin, flay
Rarotongan (ʔ)oro Swallow, ingest
Rarotongan ʔono Join v
Rarotongan ʔOnu Turtle
Rarotongan ʔOto Sting of stingray
Rarotongan ʔOto/ʔoto Anger, strong emotion
Rarotongan ʔOtu Fourteenth night of the moon
Rarotongan ʔOtuʔotu Sob
Rarotongan ʔOu Perspiration, sweat
Rarotongan ʔOou New, recent
Rarotongan ʔUa Top of shoulder Problematic
Rarotongan ʔUa Fruit