Sikaiana entries in Pollex-Online

Protoform Item Description Source
PN.PORO.1 Polo The death wish or requests a dying man makes to his family (Dnr)
PN.PUKE.3 Puke To catch (Dnr)
FJ.PULEWA Puleva Type of sea coral that is soft and spongy in the part where it is growing (Dnr)
NP.PULU.7 Pulu/pulu Embrace, pull another person towards oneself (Dnr)
PN.PUSAKI Pusaki To blow out air Uncertain Semantic Connection (Dnr)
OC.PUTU.1 Puutu/na Part of teika lle ceremony... (Dnr)
PN.RAFO Laho Root of pandanus {paku} tree, sliced and then left to dry, used as house walling slats (Dnr)
OC.LAKI Laki The west (Dnr)
PN.LIFU L/lihu Sad, grieving, worried, tired (Dnr)
PN.LIFU Lihu/tia Emotionally saddened, upset; sadness, grief, sorrow (Dnr)
OC.LIU.2 Liu/liu To continually change a narration as it goes from one person to another (Dnr)
OC.LIU.2 Liu Deceive to gain advantage (Dnr)
PN.LOTO.C Loto To be angry (Dnr)
PN.LUE.1 Lue/lue To shake leaves at the fish which has been brought ashore during the teika lle (Dnr)
PN.LIU.1 Liu Hold of a canoe or steamship (Dnr)
PN.SAA.2 Saa Come into view, appear, be visible (Dnr)
MP.KILA.2 Sa/kila To glance (Dnr)
NP.SAAKILI.2 Sakili/kili Talk dirty, swear using restricted words with sexual meanings (Dnr)
XO.SAMONO Samono Porpoise (Dnr)
NP.MUI M/mui To collect, to come together (Dnr)
MP.SAO Sao Escape, be free from obligation: safe, alive after some disaster; (of canoe) safely cross the reef (Dnr)
SO.SA-SALA Sala kai To harvest, to gather food from the bush (Dnr)
OC.SALALA Salaa Fish sp., very small Phonologically Irregular (Dnr)
EO.SAU.6 Sau Weather (Dnr)
OC.SAAWAKI Saavaki Sea urchin sp. (Dnr)
NP.SE.1 He Indefinite article, any (Dnr)
SO.SEQE.2 He(e) Negative marker following tense‑aspect marker, not (Dnr)
PN.SEKE.1A S/seke Slippery (Dnr)
CP.TAQE-KI Heki Not yet (tense-aspect marker, negative progressive) (Dnr)
PN.KUMI.1 -kumi (with numeral) Suffix for counting [tens of] fathoms of material (Dnr)
PN.SEGI.B S/seni Going blind, able to see shapes but not recognize specific faces (Dnr)
NP.MUU.3 Mu/muu Make a constant buzzing noise (like a fly) (Dnr)
SO.TEQE-MUU Seemu Perform an action quietly, without telling anyone (Dnr)
CP.SEU Seu To destroy (Dnr)
CP.SEU S/seu To fish with a bamboo rod using a casting motion that pulls the hook over the top of the surface of water (Dnr)
PN.FIHA.B Siaa (preceding noun) A few, a bit of Problematic (Dnr)
NP.SUMU.1 Simu taetae A method for lashing or tying a string in the shape of a diamond Phonologically Irregular (Dnr)
CP.SINA.2 Sina The central character of many of the traditional fairy tales {tala}. By legend, a woman who lives on the moon; she can be seen weaving her mat when the moon is full (Dnr)
PN.SIGANO Sinano To blossom, of pandanus only (Archaic) (Dnr)
PN.SILI.1 Sili Over-ripe, as fruits; a woman who is past child‑bearing age (Dnr)
PN.SOPO.B Sopo Jump down (Dnr)
PN.SUI Sui Trade, exchange, barter, buy; make a return, either for a favor or an insult; price, cost (Dnr)
PN.SUI Sui/kkau Avenge the infidelity of a spouse by seeking a lover of one’s own (Dnr)
PN.SUKE Suke Rummage about as when looking for something (Dnr)
PN.SUKE S/suke Mention a person’s name; recall, remember (Dnr)
PN.SIKU-MATA Sukimata To watch [archaic] Uncertain Semantic Connection (Dnr)
PN.SIKU-SIKU Sukisuki End of a coconut branch {paakele}, sometimes used to mark land reserved for a person to collect coconuts {uiki} Phonologically Irregular (Dnr)
EO.TAA.1A Taa ki mate Beat to death (Dnr)
PN.TAE.1 T/tae Arrive, reach a place; achieve, equal, accomplish (Dnr)
FJ.TAE.2B Tae/tae The net used for catching flying fish (Dnr)

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