Sikaiana entries in Pollex-Online

Protoform Item Description Source
PN.TATAU.2 Tau Be fit or suitable (Sps)
PN.MEO Kai/meo To feel jealous or unfairly treated as when another man is given a gift but one is not (Dnr)
SO.FAKANAVA Hakanava Tree sp. (Sea Trumpet?) used for making house posts, etc. (Dnr)
FJ.TULE-QI Tulei Push away (Dnr)
SO.PAA.7 Paa A dip or delve in a canoe (Dnr)
PN.QUI U/ui Green or blue (Dnr)
PN.GASUE Nasue Shake, vibrate, pulsate, spasm (Dnr)
XO.KAFOTA Kahota To sweat, as from heat or physical activity; sweat, perspiration (Dnr)
NO.FAKAA Hakae/niu The husk of a green or fresh coconut (Dnr)
XO.FILIANI Heliani Rod running from bow of boat to top of mast {kautuu} in an outrigger canoe (Dnr)
XO.IKA-A-FATU Ika hatu Fish species, a large grouper (normally the fish that is caught in the deep sea fishing technique, hakasolo) (Dnr)
NO.TITI-TAI Tititai Plant sp. (traditionally used to wash out tattoo wounds immediately after tattooing) (Dnr)
NO.TUAA-TOLO Tua tolo A plant species, a type of creeper; used for decoration, fragrance and certain fishing rituals (Dnr)
NO.MAKAKA-TAU Makkatau Very hard, very firm (Dnr)
NO.PUULEI Pula The tip of the penis that is not covered by foreskin (Restricted) Phonologically Irregular (Dnr)
EC.PUU.5 Puu The head of an octopus (Dnr)
NO.SATATA Satta Goatfish sp. (Dnr)
NO.SIMATA Simata [cardinal number] One thousand (for roof mats, pudding and fish) (Dnr)
NO.SIKI-SIKI Sikisiki Bird sp. (Dnr)
NO.KAMI.3 K/kami Run (Dnr)
NO.KAAPITI.2 Kaapiti A mat for flooring similar to a tapakau, but with only one side. (Shaped to cover a small area inside the house where a tapakau would not fit) (Dnr)
NO.KUPU.3 Kupu The south, the southern direction (Dnr)
PN.HOA Si/a/oa Cardinal number, two, when reporting numbers (Dnr)
PN.HOA Oa/ta Twins Problematic (Dnr)
XO.KATOKO Katoko A seagull species (Dnr)
XO.UA-LOTO Uua loto The edge of the reef on the lagoon side (Dnr)
XO.KOKO.3 Koko Sago palm (rare on Sikaiana) (Dnr)
NP.OLI.3 Oli A traditional form of prayer to the spirits (aitu, tupua) (Dnr)
NP.OLI.3 Oli/tana A prayer type which was sung to control the weather (Dnr)
PN.FAKA-TUQU Hakatuu Make stand, set up in vertical position; make, establish, set up (Dnr)
PN.AKO-NAKI Akonaki To teach, especially about correct social behaviour; teachings, instruction (Dnr)
PN.PULE.2 Pule A ritual role. There were two pule. One, pule i ttua, was responsible for looking over the crops and the harvest ceremonies. The other, pule i Muli Akau, was responsible for placating the spirits of the reef. (Dnr)
PN.PULE.2 Pule/pule To be jealous, especially in sexual matters; to be possessive of a spouse or child in regards to sexual affairs. (Dnr)
CE.RUAHINE Te Luahine Name of a goddess Problematic (Hbn)
PN.FAKA-QAROFA Hakaaloha To do something in a manner that makes others pity you, pitiful; to give very generously and excessively to others (Dnr)
PN.GANA.2A Nnaa (Make) loud noise (Dnr)
XO.KAI-LALAO Kailaalao To lie, cheat, steal (Dnr)
XO.KAVA Kava A cemetery, a burial ground (Dnr)
SO.LAA-NUI Naniu Large, big Phonologically Irregular (Dnr)
PN.TOO.3 To/iho To fall down (Dnr)
PN.FE-SILI Vesili Ask, inquire, question Phonologically Irregular (Dnr)
PN.HAFA.B Aiia Why? (Dnr)
EO.MA-FOA.A Maahoa To be bald headed (often demeaning) Uncertain Semantic Connection (Dnr)
PN.TAU-LEKALEKA.B Taulekaleka Beautiful, pleasant (Dnr)
NO.LIKI Lliki To strike with a hand held object; to beat a drum or play the guitar; to ring up, call on the telephone (Dnr)
PN.FAI-TAHINA Haitaina In the relationship of same sex sibling (Dnr)
PN.FUAFUA.2A Maataa huahua Pimple; the white buds that grow on sea-grass (Dnr)
PN.PISI.3 Ka/pihi Make a crashing sound, have an impact, strike (Dnr)
EC.REFU.2 Lehu/na Clouds (Dnr)
MP.KOPI.A Kopi To carry on the hip, as one carries a child (Dnr)

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