Niue entries in Pollex-Online

Protoform Item Description Source
PN.TE-RA Ki hee Local noun: here, away (Sph)
AN.LAA.1 Laa Sail (Sph)
PN.LAA.2B Laua Third person dual possessive suffix (Sph)
AN.RAQA Laa Branch (of tree); strand (of rope). (Carries the connotation of being 'small' or 'the smaller part of a whole') (Sph). Phonologically Irregular (McE)
OC.LAQAA Laaa Sun (Sph)
PN.LAQAA-INA Laaagina To be burnt by the sun, to get sunburnt, to be wearied by the sun Phonologically Irregular (Sph)
AN.LAQE.A Lee Forehead (Sph)
OC.LAFA Lafa Ringworm (Sph)
MP.LAFA-LAFA Lafalafa Raft. Level, flat-topped (McE). (Sph)
PN.RAFO Afo/lau Bivouac, temporary shelter (McE)
PN.LAFU.1 Lafu Collective term used in describing group of women or children. Gathering of siblings and other relatives of same generation (Sph). (McE)
CP.LAGA.1A Laga/ki To raise up, lift up (Sph)
NP.LAGA.1B Laga The biggest wave within a series Problematic (Sph)
PN.LAGA.2 La/laga Weave, plait (pandanus or coconut leaves, incl. making crayfish nets and arrowroot filters) (Sph)
CP.LAGA-KALI Lagakali A tree (Aglaia samoensis), the flowers of which are used for scent (Sph)
PN.LAGASAU Lagahou To scramble, to press on together (Sph)
AN.LAGI.2 Lagi Sky, heaven; to cloud over, to become overcast (Sph)
PN.LOO-LOO Loo/loo To splash (Sph)
PN.LAGI-A Lagi To heat something over a fire; to smoke (food) (Sph)
PN.LAGI-A Lagi/lagi To warm something or someone or oneself at a fire; to heat (e.g. coconut cream) (Sph)
AN.LAGO.1 Lago Fly (insect) (Sph)
OC.LAGO.2 Lago To defend, support (Sph)
MP.LAI Lai Fish sp. (Trachinotus baillonii) (Sph)
MP.LAKA.1 Laka Step (n); step over something or somebody, overstep (often implies a 'cautionary' or 'ill-advised' action); to mate [exx. of animals]. To step, to cross over (McE). (Sph)
PN.LAKA.2 Laka/laka Sacred (I) Problematic (???)
PN.LAKA-LAKA Lakalaka Walk quickly (so as to avoid trouble) (Sph)
PN.RAQA-KAU.A Akau Tree (Sph)
PN.RAQA-KAU.A Laakau Shrub, plant. Borrowed (McE)
OC.LAKI Laki West (McE)
AN.RAKU V/aku(v/aku) Scribble, scratch Phonologically Irregular (Sph)
AN.RAKU Laku To mix; to touch, handle Problematic (Sph)
OC.LALA.1 Lala(kai) Guava (Psidium guajava) (Sph)
OC.LALA.1 Lala tea Plant sp. (Vitex trifolia) (Sph)
PN.RAQA-RAQA Laalaa Branches Problematic (Sph)
AN.LALO.A Lalo Below, underneath, bottom (Sph)
PN.LALO.B Lalo West Problematic (Sph)
PN.KI-LAA-RUA Laua Third person dual pronoun (Sph)
PN.LAMA.1 Lama-ti Lie in wait (for) (Sph)
PN.LAMA.1 Lamati Court, woo (colloquial) (McE)
PN.LAMA.2A Lama Lamp-black, soot Problematic (McE)
AN.RAMA Ama Search for crabs, etc. with a torch (McE)
EO.LAMU Lamu(lamu) Tp eat. to chew Problematic (Sph)
OC.RANU.B Inu lanu (of a foetus) To suffocate or otherwise have ill-effects when it takes in (drinks) amniotic fluid (Sph)
XW.LANU.B Lanu Colour; to be varied, variegated (McE)
MP.LAPA.1A Lapa/lapa To be flat; full (moon) (Sph)
OC.LAPA.2 Lapa/tia, lopa/tia To be dazzled (e.g. by lightning) (Sph)
PN.LAPA.1B Lapa Board (Sph)
PN.LASI Lahi Big, great, large; many (Sph)
MP.LASO.A Laho Scrotum, testicle (Sph)
NP.-LA-TOU.B -la(uto)lu Third person plural possessive suffix Problematic (Sph)

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