Pukapuka entries in Pollex-Online

Protoform Item Description Source
PN.AMU Amu To sing ; kind of short song, prob. used for ridiculing other groups Problematic (Sby)
PN.AMU Waka/amu/ Be envious; grumble because of envy (Bge)
PN.QANA.1 Ana Mosquito net made of Pandanus matting Problematic (Bge)
SO.AN-ATU Angatu Go to where to hearer is (or will be) Phonologically Irregular (Sby)
FJ.AA-NINI Y/aanini Giddy Phonologically Irregular (Bge)
SO.ANO.2 Ano Go. Said to be a shortened form of wano. (Sg. verb). Not recent borrowing. Common in old chants (Sby)
NP.QANU.1 Anu. Ano (Mta). Cold, cool (Bge)
PN.AO.3 Ao Lashing used to tighten other lashings (Mta)
OC.QAO.1 Kaapua/ao Cloud (Sby)
NP.QAO.2 Ao Heir to a position (Mta)
NP.QAO.2 Ao Authority, domain e.g. Ao-laa-koo :abode of gods; ao kee (from old chants) (Sby)
NP.QAO.3 Kaae mea e /ao/ ai There is nothing to be done about it (Bge)
MP.QAPI.2 Apiapi Crowded, packed tight (Bge)
PN.APO Apo Stand guard with a weapon (Bge)
PN.ASEU Aayeu (Caranx melampygus) (Bge)
PN.QASI Ayi/ayi Keep a lookout for persons, animals (Sby)
FJ.QASO.1 Aayou Large deep-sea shark with flabby skin Problematic (Bge)
AN.QASO.2 Ayo Day (Bge)
PN.ATA.1 Ata Light of dawn (Mta)
PN.ATA.1 Ata/ata Red clouds at sunrise or sunset (Sby)
CE.ATA.2 Ata Preverbal particle denoting ability to perform action referred to by the verb; to be good at Problematic (Sby)
AN.QATA Ata Shadow (Bge)
EC.ATA-FAI Atawai Unselfish, generous, kind (Sby)
EO.QATAMAI.A Atamai Wish, desire ; intelligent, having common sense (Sby)
EO.QATAMAI.A Atamai kole Stupid (Bge)
AN.QATE.1 Ate Liver (Bge)
PN.QAATEA Aatea/tea To expose, uncover. Wide, clear space (Sby). (Sby)
PN.QATI.3 Ati Heap up, build with stones (Sby)
NP.AATI Ati Copulating place or group of people gathered together for cohabitation (Bge)
AN.QATO Ato Thatch (Bge)
OC.ATU Atu Away from speaker (Mta)
OC.QATU.1 Atu Bonito (Katsuwonus pelamis) (Bge)
MP.QATU.2 Atu Line or row (of people or things) (Bge)
MP.QATUA Atua God (Bge)
MP.QATULE Atule A fish (Selar crumenophthalmus) (Bge)
AN.AU.1 Au First person singular pronoun (Focus) (Bge)
MP.QAU.1 Au Ocean current (Bge)
PN.QAU.2 Au/yulu To prune (Sby)
MP.QAUA.1 Aua Mullet sp. (Mugil cephalus) (Bge)
PN.QAUEE Auee Alas (Bge)
PN.QAU-MAI Aumai Bring (Bge)
MP.AWA Ava Reef passage (Mta)
SO.AVA Awaa- Prefix to noun for pairs of objects (coconuts, taro, birds) Phonologically Irregular (Sby)
MP.QAWA Ava A fish (Chanos chanos) (Bge)
XW.QAAWAGA.B Waka/aavanga The lover's act of copulating with his deceased beloved's body while it is laid out for the funeral wake (Bge)
PN.QAW-ATU Ava/atu To give, to tell, to announce (Bge)
NP.AWA-AWA Avaava Small opening in reef (Sby)
PN.AWE.A Ave Subspecies of yellowfin tuna with very long fins almost reaching tail (Sby)
OC.E.1A E A tense marker ; non-specific tense marker (Sby)
PN.E.2 E Ergative-passive agent marker (Sby)

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