Entries from Buck 1938 in Pollex-Online

Buck, P. H. (1938). Ethnology of Mangareva. Honolulu, Bishop Museum Press.

Language Item Description
Mangareva Eriri A Turbo shell
Mangareva Rapaʔou First pregnancy
Mangareva ʔAkakai Ear ornament
Mangareva ʔAra Pandanus spp.
Mangareva Naʔa Bow
Mangareva ʔApuku Fish sp.
Mangareva ʔAmi Kilt
Mangareva Keʔika (Syzygium malaccensis)
Mangareva Kaakaʔo Cane (Miscanthus japonicus)
Mangareva Aretu A fragrant weed Problematic
Mangareva Kamo To steal (Buck 1938:227)
Mangareva Kape (Alocasia macrorrhiza
Mangareva Katiru Cucumis melo
Mangareva Koumatua Old man
Mangareva Kounati Lower firestick
Mangareva Kaueka Bird named in a text
Tuamotu Kaveka A seabird (Sterna fuliginosa) . not in
Mangareva Kea Turtle . Nom d'un oiseau
Mangareva Koroua Pet name for youngest child
Mangareva Komako Reed Warbler (Conopederas sp.)
Mangareva Kuukuu A pigeon said now to be extinct
Mangareva Ragatira Landed proprietor
Mangareva Rama Candlenut (Aleurites moluccana)
Mangareva Rapaʔou First pregnancy
Mangareva Rega (Curcuma longa)
Mangareva Maʔine Daughter
Mangareva Makupuna Grandchild
Mangareva Mutie Grass. Chiendent, herbe (Rch)
Mangareva Noni A tree (Morinda citrifolia)
Mangareva Peikea Small crayfish sp.
Mangareva Paapaka Small land-crab
Mangareva Piere Breadfruit peeled, wrapped in banana leaf and baked in oven
Mangareva Poʔatu Stone
Mangareva Pokea (Portulaca lutea)
Mangareva Porotu Beauty, handsome person
Mangareva ʔAkure/kure Search head for lice
Mangareva ʔIna Grey (of hair) . Cheveux blancs
Mangareva Taʔaga Bare
Mangareva Tagaroa Father of eight god sons
Mangareva Tamanu (Calophyllum inophyllum)
Mangareva Taniʔa Fish sp.
Mangareva Tepeiru Woman of high rank; princesse (Rensch)
Mangareva ʔAre tepere Assembly house
Mangareva Taputapuatea A marae in Magareva
Mangareva Taraki Spread out to dry Problematic
Mangareva Tii (Cordyline terminalis)
Mangareva Too Sugarcane
Mangareva Vero Tail of dog
Mangareva Varovaro An odorous plant
Manihiki-Rakahanga Toka Stone (?)