Pukapuka entries in Pollex-Online

Protoform Item Description Source
CP.KONO Kokono/nga Bearing down, as in labour (Bge)
TA.KOO-PANI Koopani The second wave that breaks over (covers) the first Problematic (Sby)
CE.KOOPERU Koopelu A fish (Decapterus macarellus) Problematic (Sby)
MP.KOPI.A Ko/kopi/ To fold; to hug (Bge)
MP.KOPI.A Kopi/kopi To fold (Bge)
EC.KOOPUU.B Koopuu Throat, Adam's apple (Bge)
CE.KOOPUTU Kooputu A seabird name in chant texts: "black, with a loud call" Problematic (Sby)
AN.KOSI Koyi Stripe, streak, crease (Bge)
CE.KOO-TAFA.A Kotawa Males of both spp. of Frigatebird (kootawa and kootaa appear in a few chants, poss. early contact period Borrowed (Sby)
AN.KOTI.1 (Ko)koti Cut, divide, mark (Bge)
OC.KOTO.2 Koto Pick, pluck (flowers, leaves) (Bge)
CE.KOO-TORE.A Waka/kotole/ To open out (of flowers) Borrowed Uncertain Semantic Connection (Bge)
NP.KOO-TOU.* Kootou Second person plural pronoun (Bge)
PN.KOWI.B Kovi Derogatory term for a person (Bge)
AN.-KU.1 -ku First person singular (Possessive) (Bge)
MP.MAHUKU Mouku Sedge grass sp. (Fimbristylis cymosa) (Bge)
PN.KUA.1 Koa Tense marker indicating a state that is beginning to develop (Mta)
PN.KUMALA.1 Kuumala Plant sp. in old chants (Sby)
CP.KUKU.1A Kuku Wring out cream from grated coconut (Bge)
PN.KULA.1A Kula Red (Bge)
PN.KULA.1B Wulu kula Red feathers from western islands (Sby)
MP.KULU.1 Kulu Breadfruit (Whr)
EP.KUME.1 Ku/kume Resist strain on fishing-line; embrace (in love-making) ; pull, haul Problematic (Sby)
EO.KUMETE Kumete Wooden bowl (Bge)
PN.KUMI.1 Kumi Ten fathoms (Bge)
AN.KUMI-KUMI Kumikumi Whiskers, mustache (Bge)
CE.KUMU.1* Kumu/kumu Wring out, squeeze Problematic (Sby)
FJ.KUNE Kune Tired with paddling Uncertain Semantic Connection (Bge)
OC.KUPEGA Kupenga Net (Bge)
PN.KUPU.1A Kupu A section of a chant. Love chant (Sby). (Bge)
PN.KUPU.2 Kupu Numerical prefix for counting plaited objects (Bge)
AN.KUTU.1 Wutu Louse Phonologically Irregular (Bge)
AN.IA.1 Iaa/na He, she, it (Sby)
AN.IKA.A Ika Fish (Bge)
NP.IKI Iki/iki Finish off a mat (Bge)
MP.QILA Ila Birthmark (Sby)
PN.QILAAMUTU Ilamutu A man's adopted child who is the blood child of his real or classificatory sister (Bge)
AN.IRI.A Ili Fan (n) (Bge)
AN.QILO Ilo Maggot (Bge)
MP.QILO-A Iloa Know, understand (Sby)
PN.QINAFO Inao Flock of birds hovering over a school of fish . Problematic (Bge)
EO.INO-QI Ino/ino Hover about, swoop without flapping of wings, sway to and fro with outstretched arms (a dance movement) (Bge)
MP.INU Inu Drink (Sby)
PN.IO.2 Io A longitudinal quarter-section of fish (Bge)
CE.IPO Ipo Sweetheart, mistress Problematic (Bge)
AN.IPU Ipu Half coconut shell, cup (Sby)
OC.ISE.1 Ie Hyporhampus acutus and other spp. of Halfbeak Problematic (Hpr)
OC.ISI Yiyii To slit, to strip or peel. Rip off, peel (in one movement) (Sby) (Bge)
PN.QISI N/i(i), yii Some (Sby)
AN.ISU.1 Iyu Nose (Bge)

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