Entries from Aitken 1930 in Pollex-Online

Aitken, R. T. (1930). Ethnology of Tubuai. Honolulu, Bishop Museum Press.

Language Item Description
Tupuaki Iita Carica papaya Borrowed
Tupuaki A/varo Premna tahitensis
Tupuaki ʔOfai A plant (Agati tomentosa)
Tupuaki Meia Musa var.
Tupuaki Mu (Monotaxis grandioculus)
Tupuaki Pirita A yam (Dioscorea sp.)
Tupuaki Taraire (Terminalia glabra)
Tupuaki Tuahine Man's sister
Tupuaki Aaia Gygis alba
Tupuaki Iivi Heteroscelus incanus
Tupuaki Moho Porzana sp. probably P.astra
Tupuaki Moʔora Anas superciliosa
Tupuaki Oio Anous stolidus
Tupuaki Otaha Fregata aquila
Tupuaki Otuu Demigretta sacra
Tupuaki Tavaʔe Phaethon rubricauda
Tupuaki A/ahi Albicore, Germo germo
Tupuaki Anae Mugil sp.
Tupuaki Ature Trachurops crumenophthalmus
Tupuaki Haamea Etelis carbunculus
Tupuaki Hapuu Epinephelus querus
Tupuaki Hui/hui Diodon sp. Phonologically Irregular
Tupuaki Ihe Hemiramphus brasiliensis
Tupuaki Maito Fish sp., like parai, but small and black
Tupuaki Manini Hepatus sp.
Tupuaki Moi Fish sp., perhaps variety of nanue
Tupuaki Nanue Lutianus sp. (large)
Tupuaki Nohu Synanceija verrucosa
Tupuaki Oʔio Albula vulpes
Tupuaki Ono Sphyraena sp.
Tupuaki Patii Platophrys pantherinus
Tupuaki Taiva/iva Lutianus sp. (2 ft. max, yellow back, white belly)
Tupuaki Tamuri Fish sp., like nanue [Lutianus] but white, flat, 1 ft. max. Phonologically Irregular
Tupuaki Tarau Fish sp., like hapuu [Epinephelus], 6 in. long Phonologically Irregular
Tupuaki Tiatao Fish sp. (Acanthocybium solandri), like ono [barracuda] but with teeth set close Problematic
Tupuaki Tonu Fish sp. (Epinephelus sp.) similar to hapuu but larger, said to be man-eating
Tupuaki Totara Fish sp. with long spines (Diodon hystrix)
Tupuaki Ume Fish sp. (Acanthurus unicornus)
Tupuaki U/ravena Ruvettus pretiosus
Tupuaki Vaʔu Fish sp. (large, blue, round) ?bonito
Tupuaki Vete Fish sp. (Mullidae)
Tupuaki Huhu Lithurgus sp.
Tupuaki Pepe (Hypolimnas bolina)
Tupuaki Po/poti Perliplaneta americana
Tupuaki Purehua Chaerocampa erotus and other moths
Tupuaki Rao Various species of Diptera
Tupuaki Vava Euconocephalus australis [bush-cricket sp.]
Tupuaki Vivi Pantala flavescens [dragonfly sp.], Agrion sp., Rhyhchium rubipes [potter-wasp sp.]
Tupuaki Ahia Jambosa spp.
Tupuaki Amia (Siegesbeckia orientalis)