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 ʔUa Testicle
Rarotongan ʔUa Only, merely, aimless
Rarotongan ʔUaanga Progeny, descendants, one or those who has or have descended from a common ancestor; collaterals of a family; issue or children or descendants of any one person
Rarotongan ʔUe Gourd, calabash (Lagenaria vulgaris)
Rarotongan ʔUero Seed, pill
Rarotongan ʔUatuu Wild banana or plantain
Rarotongan ʔUetuu Wild banana or plantain
Rarotongan ʔUʔu Wood grub
Rarotongan Unga Crumb or crumbs of anything
Rarotongan ʔUi Assemble, bring or come together; collective noun before chiefs, ancestors, etc
Rarotongan ʔUi Dash water into
Rarotongan ʔUka Foam
Rarotongan ʔUra Act of dancing
Rarotongan ʔUri Turn (round or over)
Rarotongan ʔUritua To turn back or to turn onto the back or rear side
Rarotongan ʔUru Hair (of animals and body-hair of humans), fur, feathers, fleece
Rarotongan ʔUru Rub (as in washing)
Rarotongan ʔU/ʔuna To hide, conceal
Rarotongan ʔUnoonga Son-in-law, daughter-in-law
Rarotongan ʔUne Core of breadfruit
Rarotongan ʔUne Sore, scab
Rarotongan ʔUneʔune Itchy, scabby, scurfy or having scurf
Rarotongan ʔU(ʔu)ti Muscular contraction, cramp; jerk, pull, hoist etc.
Rarotongan ʔUutia Passive of `u(`u)ti
Rarotongan ʔUtu (Barringtonia asiatica)
Rarotongan -nga Gerundive suffix
Rarotongan Ngaa/ngaa Gasp, (the sound of) choking for breath
Rarotongan Ngaa Dual or paucal number definitive
Rarotongan Ngaʔaa Open, cracked, broken, split, severed
Rarotongan Ngaʔuru Ten
Rarotongan Ngaika Coral lime
Rarotongan Ngaakau Intestines
Rarotongan Ngako Internal fat of fish or animals
Rarotongan Ngaaraʔu Charcoal
Rarotongan Ngari (Be) better, improved
Rarotongan Ngaro Disappeared, forgotten, lost, missing
Rarotongan Ngaru Wave n., swell, be rough (of the sea)
Rarotongan Ngaarue/rue Quake, shake (of the ground)
Rarotongan Ngoʔie Easy, not difficult, simple, plain, open
Rarotongan Ngaaoi Out-of-joint, dislocated
Rarotongan Ngaeʔe Rustling or tapping sound as of wind among leaves
Rarotongan Ngaa/ngaaere/ (Full of) weeds, useless grasses, plants or bushes
Rarotongan Ngata An edible sea-slug.
Rarotongan Ngata An edible sea-slug
Rarotongan Ngataa Difficult
Rarotongan Ngaati- Prefix to name of tribe
Rarotongan Anga Shell, gourd, basket to trap fish Phonologically Irregular
Rarotongan Ngau-a, -ʔia Chew
Rarotongan Ngaue Make sudden involuntary movement, start, shake, sway, budge
Rarotongan Ngaavari Pliable, easily persuaded. Unstable, wobbly, loose