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 Kaʔa Sennit
Rarotongan Kaʔika Tree sp., (Syzygium malaccensis)
Rarotongan Kaʔika (papaʔaa) (Eugenia jambos)
Rarotongan Kaika/tea A forest tree (Smith 1898:175)
Rarotongan Kaia/tea An inland tree (Weinmannia samoensis) Problematic
Rarotongan Kaaʔiro Mix, blend
Rarotongan Kaa/kaʔu/ Clothing
Rarotongan Kaaʔui A bunch (as of fruit)
Rarotongan Kaʔuru, kaaʔuruʔuru Surmullet (Mullidae)
Rarotongan Kanga-ʔia Play, lark about, play tricks, meddle, tamper with, ill-treat, misuse, spoil; damage, mischief
Rarotongan Kaa Burn, burning
Rarotongan Kai-nga Food, eat
Rarotongan Kai Score
Rarotongan Kai A collective noun before kinship terms
Rarotongan Kaainga Home land which one owns, place
Rarotongan Maa/kaiore Shrivelled, wizened (of premature fruit or runt animal)
Rarotongan Kaipenu Selfish, stingy (ATI)
Rarotongan Kaiʔau Live peacefully
Rarotongan ʔAitoa Serve somebody right Problematic
Rarotongan Kai-uu A suckling
Rarotongan Kaka Fibre around base of coconut leaf
Rarotongan Kaka Hop, skip Problematic
Rarotongan Kaakaa Said to be a large heron-like bird...
Rarotongan Kakaa Shine brightly, vividly, radiantly, gloriously; brightness, glory
Rarotongan Kaakaa/ia White tern (Gygis alba)
Rarotongan Kakara Fragrant
Rarotongan Kararuu Cockroach
Rarotongan Kakau Stem, stalk, handle
Rarotongan Kake-a -ʔia -na Climb; mount, serve
Rarotongan Kakii Neck
Rarotongan Kaku Beg, entreat for something; long for (nostalgically) Problematic
Rarotongan Kara Black basaltic stone
Rarotongan Karanga Speak, call to
Rarotongan Karakara Smell of burning, scorching or singeing
Rarotongan Kararaa Make a rattling, choking or gargling noise in the throat Problematic
Rarotongan Karapa To flash
Rarotongan Kaarava(rava) Weal(s), welt(s), stripe(s)
Rarotongan Kare Seafoam, spume, spindrfit, surf, spray
Rarotongan Kaare Not, nothing, nowhere
Rarotongan Karere Messenger, herald n
Rarotongan Karavia Long-tailed New Zealand Cuckoo, (Eudynamis taitensis)
Rarotongan Karikao A reef mollusc with a very hard shell (Turbinidae)
Rarotongan Kariei Revelry
Rarotongan Karo Quarrel, brawl, fight Uncertain Semantic Connection
Rarotongan Karoʔi Flash v
Rarotongan Karu Pupil of eye
Rarotongan Kama/kama Shine
Rarotongan Taa/mata/mata Start, begin, try, test, attempt Phonologically Irregular
Rarotongan Kamikami Gills of a fish
Rarotongan Kamo Blink, beckon, make a sign with the hand