Sikaiana entries in Pollex-Online

Protoform Item Description Source
SO.SANO Sano/sano (pass. sano/ia) To suspect (Dnr)
MP.SALA.3 Sala/sala To strip off the branches or vines from a tree, to prune (Dnr)
NO.SALAFALU Salahalu A plant species; used for making the rim {kaullie} of bird nets {seu}, flying fish nets {taetae}, and axe handles {kautoki} (Dnr)
NO.SEE.4 See/see To search for members of the opposite sex in courtship (Dnr)
NO.SEE.4 S/see To seek, search for, look for (Dnr)
PN.KUMI.1 Se/kumi Ten fathoms, of length (Dnr)
NO.SEPU Sepu Dive from the surface of the water to underneath (Dnr)
PN.SIKI.2 Siki/siki The method of weaving/plaiting used for the end of a mat (vasa) (Dnr)
FJ.QAA-SIO-SIO Pa/siosio A tornado (Dnr)
PN.PUSAKI Pusaki/na Air spout of a whale (Dnr)
PN.SOKO-.3B Hoko- (followed by pronoun) Alone, by *self (Dnr)
NP.SOKO-.3A Hoko tahi One (of a quantity, when reporting numbers) (Dnr)
PN.SOPO.C Sopo te laa Last part of dawn sequence when the sun rises above horizon (Dnr)
NO.SUA-KOLOKOLO Sua kolokolo Squid, all species (Mle)
NP.UMELE Sua/mele Type of men's song with actions... (Dnr)
MP.SUKI.A Suki/suki To peck, as chickens do; to eat, as insects do (Dnr)
MP.SIKU.A Suki/suki The end of a coconut branch... Phonologically Irregular (Dnr)
AN.TAA.1B Taa/taa To cut wood with an adze, as in shaping a canoe (Dnr)
EO.TAFAA Taha/llo A glass bottle (Dnr)
SO.TAFE-A Tahea To drift, to be carried by a current (Dnr)
OC.TEFE T/taha To circumcise (not practised on Sikaiana) Phonologically Irregular (Dnr)
PN.TAFE-GA Taahena A flood or overflow of water, a flow of water (Dnr)
EO.TAFI Tahi To cut hair all over the head (Dnr)
PN.TA-FULI Tahuli To be turned over; to be turned over in a canoe (Dnr)
PN.KAU.2C Kau- Prefix for cardinal numbers - the prefixed number times ten for counting pudding (kaatalo), mats (pola, kapanni, tapakau) and years (Dnr)
PN.O O Preposition marking inalienable possession: of, belonging to, for both animate and inanimate possessors (Dnr)
PN.QA A Preposition marking A-class alienable possession. Of, belonging to. (Dnr)
PN.I.2A I Preposition, locative and temporal: at, on, in (Dnr)
PN.TE-QA-U Tau [Possessive pronoun, 2nd person singular for singular alienable objects] your (Dnr)
PN.TE-QA-NA Tana Possessive pronoun, third person singular for singular alienable objects. His, her (Dnr)
PN.TE-O-NA Tona Third person singular, singular object possessive O-class (Dnr)
PN.TE-O-KU Toku Possessive pronoun, 1st person singular for singular inalienable objects, my (Dnr)
PN.PUI.A Pui/pui To close up a house, as when locking up; to build the walling around a house (Dnr)
PN.PUI.B Pui/pui A shirt without sleeves that is worn over the shoulders for dancing and other ceremonies (Dnr)
PN.FAKA-QOTI.A Hakaoti Complete something, finish a project; dismiss someone from a job, fire, sack (Dnr)
PN.FAKA-QOTI.B Hakaoti The end of something, the last part of something (Dnr)
PN.FAKA-QOTI.C Hakaoti Completely, entirely, thoroughly (Dnr)
PN.FAKA-FULA Haka/h/hula To blow up, as of a balloon (Dnr)
PN.TAGALOA.B Tanaloa A shooting star (Dnr)
XO.FAI-.6 Hai- Used before kinship terms to denote the relationship between the kinship categories... (Dnr)
PN.PUKU.2 Puku/puku Round (Dnr)
PN.FAKA-TONU.A Hakatonu To straighten (vt) in shape; correct the social behaviour of others; (Dnr)
PN.FAKA-TONU.B Hakatonu To trust a person (Dnr)
PN.FAKA-TONU.C Hakatonu To judge and make a decision in a court case (Dnr)
MP.FULU.2 Hulu To smear with mud or dirt (Dnr)
PN.FAKA-TUPU.A Hakatupu/nna Nursery or storage area for sprouted coconuts (Dnr)
PN.MATE.1C Mate To fall in love, including as a result of love magic (Dnr)
PN.TAU-PILI Taupili Close to or near, in time or space; to be close to doing something (Dnr)
PN.KAO-KAO Kaukau A part of the roof of a house: a pole that rests horizontally on the large roof beams {oka naniu} and supports the small roofbeams {oka likiliki} Phonologically Irregular (Dnr)
PN.TUQU-LA Tula The muscle of a shell fish that adheres to a rock (Dnr)

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