Sikaiana entries in Pollex-Online

Protoform Item Description Source
XO.VELO Velo/velo A Yellow-fin Tuna when caught on a hand‑held deep sea fishing line (Dnr)
PN.WETE.1 V/vete To untie a knot (Dnr)
PN.WETE.2 Vete Goatfish sp. (Dnr)
PN.WEWE.A Veve Sedge, grass, moss (Dnr)
OC.WE-WELA Vvela Hot (Dnr)
PN.WII.B Vii Sour, as of a lemon (Dnr)
OC.WII.A Vii A citrus fruit (Dnr)
SO.VILIVILI Vili Fast; vilivili :very quickly. Quickly, rapidly (Dnr). (Sps)
OC.WISI Visi Tangled up, as a fishing line; crowded, full of people (Dnr)
??.VIVITAI Viiviitai A bird species (Dnr)
PN.QALELO Alelo The tongue (Dnr)
PN.PALE.1A Pale To slide one thing against another Uncertain Semantic Connection (Dnr)
PN.PALE.3A Pale To turn the direction of a canoe (Dnr)
PN.PALE.1B Pale Supporting pole in construction; people outside one's immediate family who will provide aid, support and resources; matrilineal relatives (Dnr)
NP.KAU-QALIKI Kaualiki lliki Plant sp. (Dnr)
OC.MITI.3A Miti/miti To smoke tobacco in a pipe or cigarette (Dnr)
OC.KOFU.2 Kohu/kohu The foam of waves as they break (Dnr)
SO.POI.B Poki Caveat Phonologically Irregular (Dnr)
PN.KALU.C K/kalu Thick, of coconut oil in cooking (Dnr)
PN.KALU.A Kalu/kalu Interstitial tissues of animate creatures (Dnr)
NP.MASALO.B Masalo To be surprised (Dnr)
PN.MEQA.B Mee (ki) Plan to do something (Dnr)
PN.MEQA.B Mea Do, make, cause; have intercourse (Dnr)
PN.MA-QOPO Naopo Collected together Phonologically Irregular (Dnr)
OC.GAU N/nau Tough to eat, of food (Dnr)
PN.GAAWARI Navali Bent or curved, usually from warping (Dnr)
PN.NEWA.A Neva/neva Sway from side to side (Dnr)
PN.NIMO.2 Nimo Move slowly, delay; slowly circle an area (Dnr)
PN.GOTO N/noto To be deep, of space; to have a complex meaning (Dnr)
OC.GUU.1 Nu/nu To make a low grunting sound (Dnr)
PN.OO.2 Oo Yes (declarative statement) (Dnr)
PN.QOSO Oso/oso talatala To constantly interrupt speech (Dnr)
EO.HOKA.2 Oka To husk (a coconut) (Dnr)
PN.QONO.2 Ono/ono To tie or repair a torn net (Dnr)
FJ.OLO.3 Olo/olo Scrape or rub back and forth continuously, as rubbing tubers or fruit for grating flour (Dnr)
SO.OSO Oso To spill over the top, as water in a container (Dnr)
EO.QOTA.2 Ota Grated coconut bits; the dregs of any substance that are left over after juice has been extracted (Dnr)
AN.FAFA.1 Papa Carry a child on one's back Phonologically Irregular (Dnr)
PN.PAKIA.1 Pakia (of fruits and plants) To be injured by insects; a person who is always getting sick (Dnr)
OC.PANI.1 Pani/pani To have many different colours (Dnr)
XO.PAQIOLO Paolo A shovel like tool formerly made from the chest bone of turtle, used for sweeping and shovelling (Dnr)
AN.PATU.1A P/patu Hit with the bottom of a closed fist (Dnr)
PN.PENA.1B Pena/pena Do, make (exs prepare feast, build house); make string figure designs; use love magic to win someone's affections (Dnr)
OC.PENU.A Penu Shell of a shellfish; shell of fruit or nut; cover, wrapping, envelope; penu hale 'empty house' (Dnr)
PN.PILI-PILI Pilipili An octopus (Dnr)
MP.PISI.1 P/pisi To be spraying (of rain) (Dnr)
SO.POI.B Poi Almost; like, similar to (Dnr)
PN.POKA.2 Poka Frigate bird sp. with a white neck (Dnr)
PN.POKO.3 Poka/poka To clap hands Phonologically Irregular (Dnr)
NP.POGA-A-ISU Poponoisu The mucus of the nose (Dnr)

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