Entries from Churchill 1912 in Pollex-Online

Churchill, W. (1912). Easter Island: the Rapanui speech and the peopling of southeast Polynesia. Washington, DC, The Carnegie Institution of Washington.

Language Item Description
Easter Island Marie Calm, fair weather, unruffled sea
Easter Island Mama Limpet (Chiton magnificus)
Easter Island Mano Thousand
Easter Island Mao Clear up (of sky)
Easter Island Maʔori Name of the native land of Hotu Matu`a and of his people who migrated, following a cataclysm on the continent of Hioa, to the island; expert, wise, intelligent; tangata maori rongorongo, literate person (who knows how to read the inscriptions of the kohau motu); maori-ika, surgeon [dead body-expert]; maori-hare, house-builder (Egt). (Of manual training) dexterity, handy, industry, artisan; (Of mental training), erudite, finesse, cleverness; (the resultant) memorable, renowned, of good reputation; tagata maori, carpenter; rima maori, left (sic) hand; tae maori incompetent; maori ke, judicious, sly; maori ke avai, adroit (Chl). Skilled, old (Fts)
Easter Island Mahara Ecstasy Problematic
Easter Island Maharo Admire, admirable; glorify, flatter; astonish, astound; eulogy, boasting
Easter Island Mataŋi Wind, air, breeze, squall, tempest
Easter Island Matoru Thick
Marquesas Mautini A large gourd
Easter Island Mira/mira Shake, perplex, tangled Problematic
Easter Island Muli The rear
Easter Island Nehe/nehe Fern spp.
Easter Island Manu /nave/ Great abscess Uncertain Semantic Connection
Easter Island Nehu Obscur, cloudy
Easter Island Parau Speak
Easter Island Petehe Castrate
Easter Island Peau To sweep all away
Easter Island Pehea How?
Easter Island Peka Cross
Easter Island Pirari Honey . Not in
Easter Island Piniku Mesh (as of a net)
Easter Island Po/poro/ A berry whose juice is mixed with ashes of tii leaves in tattooing . Planta de la familia umbelifera
Easter Island Popo/popo Deteriorate
Easter Island Poto Short; concise
Easter Island Potu End, tip ; butt, end, extremity, point, piece, stick; children of the youngest brother
Easter Island Pooʔuri Darkness. Obscure (Wbr).
Easter Island Pohuri/huri Gloom
Easter Island Puu Trumpet
Easter Island Puku Knot; hillock.
Easter Island Puku Pubes
Easter Island Pu/pura Shine, glitter
Easter Island Purepure Spotted, dappled
Easter Island Pupu To collect, accumulate
Easter Island Puta Fat
Easter Island Haŋa Work, make, labour, employment
Easter Island Hau Dew
Easter Island Hau Breeze, wind; blow freshly; cool
Easter Island Haka/heke/ To pull down
Easter Island Hira Turn eyes away
Easter Island Hiri Elevate
Easter Island Hipa Incline
Easter Island Ora Save oneself ; escape
Easter Island Hope Spine, backbone
Easter Island Tahaŋa Only, solely, alone, wholly, without stopping, always, quite, a sort of superlative
Easter Island Taŋamimi Bladder
Easter Island Tai Sea, ocean . Océano, mar. Tide (Wbr).
Easter Island Tamaahine Daughter, female
Easter Island Tamaʔaroa Boy, male. Masculino; macho (Fts).
Easter Island Moe tahae Be a light sleeper Uncertain Semantic Connection