Niue entries in Pollex-Online

Protoform Item Description Source
PN.MA-FAKI Mafaki To drop off as fruit from tree (Sph)
MP.MA-FANA Mafana Warm (Sph)
XW.MA-FAO Mafao Stretched apart, well separated; to stretch oneself (McE)
XW.MA-FATI Mafati To be snapped off, to break down by force; to calm down, to subside; to be relieved (Sph)
PN.MA-FELA Mafela(fela) Chipped Uncertain Semantic Connection (Sph)
EO.MA-FOA.A Mafoa A place apart, a separate place Uncertain Semantic Connection (Sph)
PN.MAAFOA Mafoa A large tree (Planchonella sp.) Problematic (McE)
PN.MA-FOLA Mafola To have peace, be at peace, be alright; peace Uncertain Semantic Connection (Sph)
PN.MA-FOLE.1 Mafole/fole Peel, as bark from tree (McE)
NP.MAFU.1 Mafu To heal (vi) Problematic (Sph)
PN.MA-FUA Mafua Seasonal food (for fish and birds) (Sph)
EO.MAFUIKE Mafuike Earthquake (Sph)
PN.MA-FUKE Mafuke Opened, partly undone, as a parcel (McE)
PN.MA-FULI Mafuli Turned over, upturned (McE)
PN.MA-FUTA Ma/futa/ To emerge (as from the bush or from the water after a dive). To wake up intermittently; to come up [as a topic] (Sph). (McE)
PN.MA-FUTI Mafuti Plucked out (as hair etc.); slight pain (McE)
PN.MA-FUTI Mafuti/futi To come out, to come off (e.g. hair, feathers) (Sph)
AN.MAGA.1 Maga Forked. branched, opened up our out; fork (area between branches), parting, division... (Sph)
PN.MATA-A-QUHA Matauha Rain, raindrop (Sph)
NP.MALA-TEA Malau tea Medium-size bluefin trevally (Caranx melampygus) Problematic (Sph)
PN.MAQAGA Maaga Part, division, piece; and a bit; village (Sph)
PN.MAAGALO.2 Magalo Fresh, sweet (usually of food and drink). Vai magalo, fresh water. (Sph)
PN.MAGA-WAI Magavai Fresh water (Sph)
PN.MAGEHO.B Mangiho Stinging nettle tree (Dendrocnide harveyi). A woody weed (Acalypha boehmerioides) (McE). (Sph)
PN.MAAGELE.1 Mangele Tree, (Trema orientalis var) (McE)
PN.MA-AGI Maagi To be airy, to allow the wind to blow through, to be well ventilated (Sph)
SO.MUQA-GA-LAQE Mualee Centre of forehead (Sph)
MP.MAGO Mago Dry, dried up (e.g. ground); overcooked (Sph)
OC.MAGOO Magoo Shark (Sph)
OC.MAHU.A Mahu Abundance of food, to be abundant (Sph)
PN.MAA-HUQI Mahui To be sprained, strained. To crick (as the neck) (McE). (Sph)
MP.MAHUKU Mohuku A common fern (Nephrolepis hirsutula)... (Sph)
AN.MAI.A Mai Towards speaker (Sph)
PN.MAI.B Mai To give (with same directional distinction as the post-verbal particle) (Sph)
PN.MAQAHI Maai Sour and bitter; slightly salty, brackish Phonologically Irregular (Sph)
PN.MAILE Maile Shrub sp. (Alyxia stellata) fragrant leaves used for making lei and scenting oil (Sph)
PN.MA-QINE-QINE Maineine Excited, ticklish (Sph)
OC.MAQITO Meito Yellowfin surgeonfish (Acanthurus xanthopterus). A black fish (McE). (Sph)
MP.MAKA.A Maka Stone, pebble, rock... (Sph)
PN.MA-KAKA Makaka Firm-footed (in climbing etc.) ; proficient, expert, Skilful, good at something (Sph). (McE)
PN.MAKALA Makala/kala Garrulous, talkative Uncertain Semantic Connection (Sph)
MP.MAKA-LILI Makalili Cold, chilly (Sph)
TA.MAKA-TEA Makatea Coral sand, a type of limestone Problematic (Sph)
PN.MAKAU.1 Makau/kau Desire earnestly, try hard Problematic (McE)
PN.MAKI Maki/maki Very big, enormous Uncertain Semantic Connection (Sph)
PN.MAKULU Mokulu Fall (as ripe fruit); fall in morsels; fall out, down (McE)
FJ.MAKUTU Makutu Diligent, industrious, earnest (Sph)
PN.MALA.1 Ma/mala/ A tree (Sph)
PN.MALA.2 Mala (pl. malamala) Minute particle, very small piece, fragment, speck. Chip, splinter (McE). (Sph)
FJ.MALI-MALI Mali(mali) Smile (Sph)

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