Rarotongan entries in Pollex-Online

Protoform Item Description Source
NP.TEE-LAA Teeraa That (one over there, not here by me or there by you, also used temporally for distant (non-present) time (Bse)
NP.TEE-HENA Teenaa That (there by you, connected with you) (Bse)
MP.MATA-QI-HUHU Koo/mataauu Nipple, teat (Bse)
NP.PEE-LAA Peeraa Like that (Bse)
TA.WARO Varo Hollow out, scoop out (Bse)
PN.TAQA.2 Taa/pata Cause drops of sweat to form (Bse)
NP.FAANAU.B ʔAanau Give birth, to bear (offspring); be born (Bse)
PN.FAANAU.A ʔAanau Offspring, progeny (Bse)
PN.FAKA-SOA ʔAkaʔoa Make friend, companion, mate (Bse)
PN.TOKO.1C Toko To prop up (Bse)
NP.FAKA-QATA.C ʔAkaata Frighten, intimidate (Bse)
NP.FAKA-QATA.C ʔAkaata To cause a shadow or shadows to form; to simulate, as by gesture; to menace, to threaten (Sve)
NP.TAU-SINU.* Taihinu A shrub (Tournefortia argentea) Phonologically Irregular (Brn)
CE.POKEA Pookea Pigweed (Portulaca oleracea); also (P.lutea) (Whr)
PN.GA-UE Ngaaue/ue Move to and fro, shake, sway around, waver (of the mind or will), be insecure (of the occupancy of land or title) (Bse)
PN.TUULOU Tu(u)rou Respectful and laudatory greeting to chiefs (Bse)
NP.FAKA-KAA.2 ʔAkakaa Burn, ignite, light (Bse)
TA.KETA.* Eta Taught(en), stretch(ed) tight (as a rope, inflated tire, or tight-fitting garments) Phonologically Irregular (Bse)
TA.KOO-TAFA.B Kootaʔa Two species of bird's-nest fern (Asplenium nidus and A.australasicum). (Bse)
PN.FAKA-TUQU ʔAkatuu Make to stand up, erect, build (Bse)
NP.KAU-QALIKI Kauariki Large deciduous trees with spreading branches and tough reddish wood (Terminalia glabrata and T.capatta), said to have been a sacred tree under which chiefs met (Bse)
PN.KAU-WAI Kauvai Body of (usually fresh) water, river (Bse)
PN.KAU-TAA Kautaa Netting-needle, mesh-gauge, shuttle (Bse)
EP.FAKA-FOQOU ʔAkaʔou Again, repeatedly (Bse)
PN.FAKA-WALE ʔAkavare Deceive, dupe, lead astray (Bse)
TA.FAKA-WAA ʔAkavaa Adjudicate, determine, judge, separate (Bse)
EP.FAKA-TIKA ʔAkatika Agree, allow, consent (Bse)
EP.FAKA-KORE ʔAkakore Abolish, annul, forgive, postpone (Bse)
PN.E.3 E(e) Vocative, before the noun (Bse)
PN.E.3 E(e) Exclamatory, after the noun; in admiration; often used with [preposed] e(e) as a more polite or formal way of calling or addressing someone (Bse)
PN.FAKA-QAROFA ʔAkaaroʔa Pity, sorrow for, sympathise (Bse)
NP.SE.1 ʔE Indefinite article...used essentially for nominal and nominalising predication... (Bse)
OC.HIFO.A Iʔo Bend down, get down (Bse)
PN.REFU-REFU Reʔureʔu Grey, ash-coloured (Bse)
PN.TAU-LEKALEKA.B Taurekareka Very beautiful, fine, lovely, pleasing, delightful (Bse)
PN.MA-WEU.* Veʔu Disturbed, churned up (of water)...; be disturbed and scatter (as flock of birds, shoal of fish) Problematic (Bse)
FJ.QAOGA ʔOonga/a Extra, surplus; additional, excess Problematic (Bse)
FJ.LOLO-QI.A Roroi A dish of sliced taro or kumara mixed with coconut cream and baked in banana leaves (Bse)
CE.RUFI.2 Roʔi Tired, weary, sated, bored... Phonologically Irregular (Bse)
NP.NAU.1 Nau/nau (Lepidium bidentatum) (Nga Pu Toru) , (Lepidium virginicum) (Aitutaki) (McC). (McC)
TA.TAPI-TAPI Tapitapi To swear, curse [Northern group dialect] (Bse)
CE.TAI Tai/rua Pair up with, team up; partner, fellow (of two) (Bse)
NP.KAKE-GA Kaakenga Way of ascent, ladder, stairway (Bse)
PN.TAFE-GA Taʔenga A fishing area or ground...; act of flowing, current flow (Bse)
PN.O Oo, o Preposition. Belonging to, of. Used where the relationship is (or is conventionally regarded as) inalienable, part-to-whole, non-agentive (Fbg)
PN.QA Aa, a Marks alienable, active, or controlling possession (Bse)
CE.TEE.3 Tee Preverbal marker, isochronic aspect. Always accompanied by nei, -na, ra after the verb (Bse)
PN.EE-NAA Eenaa Demonstrative pronoun. Those (by you or associated with you) (Bse)
NP.EE-LAA Eeraa Of tērā, q.v. Those there (not beside or associated with you or me) (Bse)
PN.I.2A I Marking location in (usually past) time: at, on, in, when, while, as (Bse)

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