Samoan entries in Pollex-Online

Protoform Item Description Source
PN.FAKA-MORI Faʔamoli/moli Portions of food (for those remaining behind). Present given by traveller or sent by one who is absent (Mnr). (Prt)
PN.FAKA-NOA Faʔanoa(noa) To mourn, to grieve Uncertain Semantic Connection (Prt)
MP.FAU-FAU Faaufau To feel sick (Prt)
SO.SAGA.1C Saga A dowry, property given by the woman's family at her marriage (Prt)
PN.RAGI Lagi To call out the different portions of food at a feast, and for whom intended (Prt)
PN.MAFA-TIA Mafatia To be weighed down; burdened, oppressed; dead (Prt)
XW.MATINI Matini An offering of branches of certain trees, to induce *aitu* to pass over the place where they are hung without calling in. (Prt)
XW.MATI.2 Mati Stale, as water that has been left for some time, or coconuts picked some days before; also of *'ava* (Prt)
XW.SAI Sai To be good looking (as a man, house, canoe &c) (Prt)
FJ.HIFO.C Ifo To bow down, as do those conquered in war. Give in, surrender; make a formal apology (Mnr). (Prt)
FJ.HIFO.C Ifo/ga A ceremonial request for forgiveness made by an offender and his kinsmen to those injured (Mnr)
SO.LIUA Liua A hollow in the road or in the ground (Prt)
XW.TUQA-NIA Tuania Be occupied, not free to do something Uncertain Semantic Connection (Mnr)
PN.TUQU-GA.2 Tuuga A portion beyond the appointed share of food or property; a privilege which some are allowed to ask for; the acquisition of all the great titles. Uncertain Semantic Connection (Prt)

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