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 Ngee(ngee) Squeal (e.g. as pigs), groan, squeak
Rarotongan Ngee/ngee Swollen and inflamed
Rarotongan Ngenge Benumbed; have pins and needles
Rarotongan Ngere Deprived of, needy, bereaved, lack
Rarotongan Ngii Grunt, utter guttural sound
Rarotongan Ni(ni)ta Papaw (Ldn) Borrowed
Rarotongan Ngongo Shrivel, contract into wrinkles
Rarotongan Ngooia, ngooio Brown Noddy (Anous stolidus)
Rarotongan Ngore(ngore)-ʔia Cut short, shave(d) close, strip(ped) or prune(d) bare
Rarotongan Ngoro Snore
Rarotongan Ngoru Weak (in the muscles), feeble, paralysed, crippled
Rarotongan Ngooee Soft, gentle (like breeze)
Rarotongan Ngote-a, -ʔia Suck in/up; absorb
Rarotongan Nguu Grunt v
Rarotongan Piro/piro Smell rotten or putrid
Rarotongan Piro Old and much worn (of things), worn out, rotten
Rarotongan Ngungu Gnaw
Rarotongan Nguru(nguru) Grunt, rumble, murmur
Rarotongan Ngutu Lip, rim, entrance, orifice
Rarotongan Aa Drive away, chase away
Rarotongan Aʔa What
Rarotongan Anga (Turn and) face
Rarotongan ʔAi Who?
Rarotongan Akau Coral reef
Rarotongan Ake Up, upwards
Rarotongan Aku Swordfish, Garfish
Rarotongan Ara Road, path, passage, way, trail, track
Rarotongan Arataki Lead, guide, direct v
Rarotongan Ama Outrigger float
Rarotongan Amu Chant (war, love, epic)
Rarotongan Amumu Taunt, tease
Rarotongan Au Wooden needle
Rarotongan Eke Be in rut, ready to serve female (of animals) ,
Rarotongan Iʔo Downwards
Rarotongan Ira An illness affecting babies in which the eyeball is said to turn blue (?infantile gastroenteritis) (Bse)
Rarotongan Iri Rest on some support, lodge on something; have a place on board; go aground; descend or light upon one (of a title, curse, blame, or luck)
Rarotongan ʔInanga Whitebait
Rarotongan Ingoa Name
Rarotongan Iva Nine
Rarotongan ʔOngoʔongo Angry and upset, vexed, nettled, stung (with rage); bitter (of feelings) Uncertain Semantic Connection
Rarotongan O/onge/ Famine
Rarotongan Oka Rafter(s), beam
Rarotongan O/oka/ Rafter(s), beam
Rarotongan Ooro Grate, grind, rub back and forth
Rarotongan ʔOopara Push, shove; compel
Rarotongan Uu Nipple, breast
Rarotongan ʔUnga Labouring, employed on manual work, planting on another's land
Rarotongan Uru Enter
Rarotongan Ka(a) Inceptive aspect: future; imperative
Rarotongan Kaa/reka But (as for)