Entries from Buck 1932a in Pollex-Online

Buck, P. H. (1932a). Ethnology of Tongareva. Honolulu, Bishop Museum Press.

Language Item Description
Penrhyn Henu Weft (in plaiting)
Penrhyn Sosore Peel off bark Phonologically Irregular
Penrhyn Karakia Individual noted for prophetic powers ; man of knowledge who can see into the future
Penrhyn Kasi (Asaphis violacea) ; k.clam, Pacific asaphis (Asaphis violacens); small shellfish of various kinds; shell scraper, hand grater
Penrhyn Haka/kaumatua/ Said of a precocious child
Penrhyn Rooroo Dry flower stems of the coconut
Penrhyn Nape A bait string
Penrhyn Noni A tree (Morinda citrifolia)
Penrhyn Sakari Coconut when absolutely mature
Penrhyn Sei/ rauru Necklace of braided human hair
Penrhyn Tara Ends of the house
Penrhyn Taura Priest ; ritual specialist, medium, healer
Penrhyn Tuahine Sister of a male
Penrhyn Vero Canoe stern
Manihiki-Rakahanga Toko Diagonal strut in house construction
Manihiki-Rakahanga Toko/toko Rafter
Manihiki-Rakahanga Hikuhiku nikau Tip end of coconut leaf
Manihiki-Rakahanga Kopi/a Inclosed
Manihiki-Rakahanga Turanga Scaffolding