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 Motu/motu Firewood. Cut off, broken off (Sve).
Manihiki-Rakahanga Mou Caught
Manihiki-Rakahanga Mura/mura Reddish
Manihiki-Rakahanga Mutu/anga End (n)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Ninaki Flesh complement to eat with vegetable food Phonologically Irregular
Manihiki-Rakahanga Noa Common
Manihiki-Rakahanga Nui Big
Manihiki-Rakahanga Nuku Historical pageant
Manihiki-Rakahanga Ngaha Divided
Manihiki-Rakahanga Ngahiu Shrub sp. (bark used to plug lashing holes)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Ngau/ngau To chew
Manihiki-Rakahanga Oi Knead
Manihiki-Rakahanga Oka Rafter
Manihiki-Rakahanga Parara Pass over fire in order to soften
Manihiki-Rakahanga Parau Pearl oyster
Manihiki-Rakahanga Paru/paru Soft (of pandanus leaves)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Paruru Wall in Rarotongan-type house; bulwarks on double canoe
Manihiki-Rakahanga Pati Ask
Manihiki-Rakahanga Patuki-fara-kava Fish sp.
Manihiki-Rakahanga Pehe Recitation, chant, song
Manihiki-Rakahanga Pehi ki te toka Killed with stones
Manihiki-Rakahanga Penu Part of pandanus fruit
Manihiki-Rakahanga Pe/peru To turn side margins in plaiting
Manihiki-Rakahanga Piri Stuck together
Manihiki-Rakahanga Poke A type of food
Manihiki-Rakahanga Pokia Extinguish
Manihiki-Rakahanga Pona Knot
Manihiki-Rakahanga Pono Wooden chock in house construction
Manihiki-Rakahanga Popo Ball
Manihiki-Rakahanga Pora Coconut leaf mat, sitting mat. Coconut leaves plaited double for house thatching purposes (Sve)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Pou House post
Manihiki-Rakahanga Pouri Dark
Manihiki-Rakahanga Pu Butt end of pandanus leaf; proximal end of bonito hook
Manihiki-Rakahanga Tahito Old; ancient times
Manihiki-Rakahanga Taimaha Food Phonologically Irregular
Manihiki-Rakahanga Taka Line or snood
Manihiki-Rakahanga Takahi (pass. takahia) Stand on, stamp on
Manihiki-Rakahanga Takau 20 coconuts Phonologically Irregular
Manihiki-Rakahanga Takaviri To twist
Manihiki-Rakahanga Take End of sprouting coconut away from sprout
Manihiki-Rakahanga Takere Outer under part of canoe
Manihiki-Rakahanga Tako (Astronomical) chant
Manihiki-Rakahanga Taamaa To wipe; sweep clean
Manihiki-Rakahanga Tapa To name, give a name
Manihiki-Rakahanga Tapakau Coconut leaf undermatting; large sitting mat
Manihiki-Rakahanga Tarawa (tarewa?) Purlin, longitudinal joist
Manihiki-Rakahanga Tari Type of climbing bandage; strip of bark, coconut midrib skin
Manihiki-Rakahanga Taro/taro (To perform) incantation, invoke
Manihiki-Rakahanga Tata Canoe bailer
Manihiki-Rakahanga Ta/taka Fall off