Sikaiana entries in Pollex-Online

Protoform Item Description Source
SO.TAFA-QATA Tahaata The early morning before sunrise, from the first cock cry until the earliest rays of sunlight are seen (Dnr)
OC.TAFE T/tahe (of current in the sea) To carry an object (Dnr)
PN.FOLE Ta/hole Oyster sp. (Dnr)
MP.TAHI.1 Tai Sea shore; to the direction of salt water (Dnr)
OC.TAKA.1A Taka To travel together (Dnr)
NP.TAKA.2A T/taka (pass. takamia) Step upon, tread (Dnr)
PN.TAKAI Taakai A belt (woven on the loom, or store-bought) (Dnr)
FJ.TAKELE.A Takele Bottom,*base (of island, house on posts, cup); keel (of boat) (Dnr)
PN.TAKOTO Takoto To exist, to remain, to be at a place. (Usually refers to an emotional atmosphere or sweet smell.) (Dnr)
OC.TAKUA.1 Takua Large yellow fin tuna... (Dnr)
PN.TAKU.1 Taku A type of prayer form that involves calling out the names of spirits {aitu, tupua} in exact order (Dnr)
PN.TE-QA-KU Taku My (possessive pronoun, 1st person singular for alienable objects) (Dnr)
PN.TAGULU Tallu Make a dull booming noise as waves do when they break, or pounding of a hammer Phonologically Irregular (Dnr)
XO.TAMAKI.2 Taamaki Many, a lot (Dnr)
AN.TAMA-NA Tamana Father; true and classificatory; first ascending generation lineal and collateral males on the paternal side (Dnr)
FJ.TAMOLE Tamole Plant sp., a creeper; sweet smelling (Dnr)
OC.TAGAFA Tanaha Parrot fish sp. (Dnr)
AN.TAGI.A Tani Weep, cry; funeral dirge or lament (Dnr)
CP.TAGI.B Tani Play music, as with a radio or a tape cassette (Dnr)
OC.TAQO.2A T/tao Smother, hold down a person or object (Dnr)
PN.TAPU-WAQE Tapuae Foot print, tracks of animal (Dnr)
AN.LATA.1 Tala To be tame, unafraid of humans; in courtship, not timid or shy Phonologically Irregular (Dnr)
PN.TALA.1 T/tala Slightly rough on a sharp surface, as small serrations or knicks in a knife blade (Dnr)
FJ.TALA.2 Tala Type of story told to children to make them sleep, a fairy tale (Dnr)
PN.TALA-A-TUQA Talaatua The top fin of a fish (Dnr)
PN.TALE Tale Cough (n,v) (Dnr)
AN.TALI.3A Tali String from coconut palm used for tying (Dnr)
CP.TALO.2 T/talo To wish that someone will die, as a man who loves another woman may wish for the death of his wife (Dnr)
AN.TASI.2 Tahi To cut hair all over the head (Dnr)
MP.TAU.5 Tau To beach, to bring ashore, to carry ashore, usually referring to canoes (Dnr)
PN.TAU.8 Tau A type of song that was performed in the clan houses {hale henua} during the kunaaika and perhaps other ceremonies (Dnr)
CP.TAUME Taume Shoot of a coconut branch (Dnr)
EO.TAU-TAHI Tautai A man who is expert at fishing (Dnr)
NP.TUQU.2 Tau/tuu Girdle or belt used to hold stomach in; strap used to tie a basket {kete} to one’s back when going fishing (Dnr)
PN.TEKI.2 Teki To be shocked, scared, jolted by news or fright; to have a painful muscle spasm (Dnr)
PN.TERE.A Tele Sail or ride in a boat; ride in an automobile (Dnr)
MP.TII.1 Tii Plant sp., Cordyline (Dnr)
PN.TIFA.2 Tiha Swerve out of control (Dnr)
PN.TUFUGA Tuhuna (arch.) An expert at a handicraft skill, especially weaving or making a canoe; to be adept at misleading through speech, or to deceive others through speech (Dnr)
OC.TIKA.A Tika/tika A dart game with darts {tika} made from coconut leaf. The object of the game is to compete to see who can throw his dart the furthest with an underhand throw (Dnr)
PN.TAKI-.2 Taki- Prefix for numbers: to amount to in distributions: each (Dnr)
PN.TUMU-QAKI Timu The part in a person's hair Phonologically Irregular (Dnr)
MP.TIPA Tipa Divert or turn from an original destination (Dnr)
EC.TIPUNA Tipuna Grandparent, both true and classificatory; 2nd ascending generation lineal and collateral relatives (Dnr)
FJ.TILI.3 Tili Hit with a hammer, bang (Dnr)
FJ.TILI.3 Tili/tili Knock, as in knocking on a door (Dnr)
PN.TOO.3 Too To fall, of rain (Dnr)
PN.TOTO.1 Toto (rare) Blood (Dnr)
PN.TOQA Toa A very strong and brave warrior (Term mostly appears in fairy stories {tala} and legends) (Dnr)
AN.TOFI Tohi Break off a piece from hard material (Dnr)

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