Entries from Capell 1973 in Pollex-Online

Capell, A. (1973). A new Fijian dictionary. Suva, Government Printer.

Language Item Description
Fijian Yate/vuso Lungs
Fijian Yate/mawa Lungs
Fijian Ate balavu Spleen (lit. "long liver") Problematic
Fijian Yatu Bonito
Fijian Yatu Line, row
Fijian Au First person singular pronoun (Focus)
Fijian Yawa Deep-bellied fish that jumps along surface of sea
Fijian E Verbal particle, indefinite in tense; with na = future
Fijian E Locative preposition in, at, on Problematic
Fijian Vaa Four
Fijian Vaa- Causative (occurs before g-, k-, q- and in western dialects)
Fijian Baa Stalk of taro leaves
Fijian Taka/velu/ Something for wiping rectum
Fijian Vava Carry on back
Fijian Vali Detach fish from hook, meat from shellfish, shellfish off rocks; separate, disentangle
Fijian Vavi Cook in earth oven
Fijian Vaga/ni A pet animal; petted
Fijian Vago (Lagenaria vulgaris) Borrowed
Fijian Vai Stingray
Fijian Vaiwa That at which one is clever (a Lau word)
Fijian Vaka- Causative
Fijian Vakamacala/taka Make clear, explain
Fijian Vakamele Find fault with, condemn
Fijian Vakasese Cause to err, be in error
Fijian Vaka-waqa/taka Put a lid on, get a box for
Fijian Vadra Pandanus
Fijian Volau Canoe shed
Fijian Vale House
Fijian Varo File, saw, rasp
Fijian Valu/ta Make war on
Fijian Vana Shoot with bow
Fijian I/vanaa/ Mast of a canoe
Fijian Bu/tako Steal Problematic
Fijian Vano Go, come (Ra dialect)
Fijian Vanua Land n
Fijian Vao A plant (Bleekeria elliptica); (Ochrosia parviflora); Neisosperma oppositifolium (Whr)
Fijian I/vako Nail
Fijian Vasi-a Split firewood
Fijian Vasua Tridacna clam sp
Fijian Vata Shelf
Fijian Vatu Stone
Fijian Vau A tree (Hibiscus tiliaceus)
Fijian Vau/ca Tie
Fijian Ve/i- Reciprocal prefix
Fijian Vei Where? Problematic
Fijian Veve Crooked, bent
Fijian Vakaevei How? Problematic
Fijian Veka Defecate
Fijian Venu/ki Fibres of coconut husk beaten ready for twisting into sennit; an ingrowing eyelash Problematic
Fijian Vesi Intsia bijuga