Entries from Buck 1932b in Pollex-Online

Buck, P. H. (1932b). Ethnology of Manihiki and Rakahanga. Honolulu, Bishop Museum Press.

Language Item Description
Manihiki-Rakahanga Rahi Big
Manihiki-Rakahanga Puru Dry coconut husk
Manihiki-Rakahanga Rakie Sea bird sp. (Anous minutus) (McC) Phonologically Irregular
Manihiki-Rakahanga To/mi Press down (as on a fire-plough)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Tapairu Sister of Huku, discoverer of Manihiki; senior daughter of chiefly family
Manihiki-Rakahanga Taume Dry flower sheathe of coconut
Manihiki-Rakahanga Tautara Spars to which mast stays were tied
Manihiki-Rakahanga Tenga Thigh
Manihiki-Rakahanga Teka Crossbar in flying fish net; game of jumping over coconut leaves laid on the ground Uncertain Semantic Connection
Manihiki-Rakahanga Tua Roof framework; upper shiny surface of coconut leaf
Manihiki-Rakahanga Tua Ocean side. The sea side of an atoll (Sve).
Manihiki-Rakahanga Tuakoi Boundary stone. Boundary, land division (Sve).
Manihiki-Rakahanga Tuai Hand grater
Manihiki-Rakahanga Tuutae Excreta (human shit); filthy; inner parts of crab
Rarotongan (Pou) Turuturu Wall-post
Manihiki-Rakahanga Purapura uri Planted coconut
Manihiki-Rakahanga Puraka purapura Top of leaves which was replanted
Manihiki-Rakahanga Purapura uri Planted coconut
Manihiki-Rakahanga Pura/pura Phosphorescent light
Manihiki-Rakahanga Punga Hard coral
Manihiki-Rakahanga Pufa ? Leaflets of young coconut
Manihiki-Rakahanga Pu Shell trumpet
Manihiki-Rakahanga Pua ni Male flowers of coconut
Manihiki-Rakahanga Urua Fish sp.
Manihiki-Rakahanga Aitu God
Manihiki-Rakahanga Ama Outrigger float
Manihiki-Rakahanga Anga honu Finger span
Manihiki-Rakahanga Anga/anga Work (n) Borrowed
Manihiki-Rakahanga Ao/a Dry, immature young coconut
Manihiki-Rakahanga Ara Ladder Problematic
Manihiki-Rakahanga Ara Arise
Manihiki-Rakahanga Arai To prohibit; something prohibited
Manihiki-Rakahanga Ariki King; chiefly title
Manihiki-Rakahanga Aro Upper surface
Manihiki-Rakahanga Aroha Take pity on; affection
Manihiki-Rakahanga Ato Thatching
Manihiki-Rakahanga Atua God; anything malign or disagreeable
Manihiki-Rakahanga Fa/fau Lashing of booms and pegs in canoe; of bonito hook
Manihiki-Rakahanga Fai Perform religious ritual, call up (god)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Fai Ray fish
Manihiki-Rakahanga Fai String figures
Manihiki-Rakahanga Fakahani Strip of husk connecting a pair of coconuts
Manihiki-Rakahanga Fakairo Mark (n)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Faka/kaho Rafter
Manihiki-Rakahanga Faka/maru To give shade or shelter
Manihiki-Rakahanga Faka/oma (Dip into) infant-feeding fluid Uncertain Semantic Connection
Manihiki-Rakahanga Uto fakapapa A way of cooking uto Uncertain Semantic Connection
Manihiki-Rakahanga Fakape Become soft (through decay)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Fano Tree sp
Manihiki-Rakahanga Fangai Adoptive