Takuu entries in Pollex-Online

Protoform Item Description Source
MP.USO.1B Uso Umbilical cord, navel (Mle)
NO.USU.5 Usu Followed by a noun, signifies the front or front end of an object (Mle)
OC.UTO Uto Net float (Mle)
FJ.UTUA Utua A tidal flat between the islands and in the lagoon offshore from Nukutoa, partially uncovered by low tide; Te Utua is also a location on Takuu Island (Mle)
AN.WAQE Vae Foot, leg (of person, animal, stool, etc.) thigh, lap; shank of a fishhook (Mle)
PN.SOGI Vai/soni Kiss, rub or press noses in formal greeting or farewell (Mle)
NP.WAANAGA Vana Tell, relate, say, promise; think, believe Phonologically Irregular (Mle)
AN.FANA.1 V/vana Spear someone or something, throw a spear Phonologically Irregular (Mle)
PN.WALE.1 Vare Slime from a fish or plant (Mle)
PN.WALO.1 Varo Call out, but not using real words (Mle)
AN.WALU.1 Varu Eight (Mle)
NP.WASI Vasi/a Take a woman's virginity, deflower (Mle)
NP.WAASI Vasi Half, part, side, region, area (Mle)
PN.WEWE.A Vvee General term for grass, lawn (Mle)
NP.WEKU.1 Veku (of cooked food) Shred; wring (one’s hands) with sand to remove an unpleasant smell; rinse (of clothes, but not the body) (Mle)
OC.WELA.A Vela Burnt, burning, on fire (Mle)
CP.SAWINI (Haka)vini To whistle; insect species that makes a noise at night but cannot be seen (Mle)
PN.WELO.1 V/voro Stab through, hurl (a stick or spear) Phonologically Irregular (Mle)
CP.FUSI.1 Vusi Cultivated area on Takuu Island Phonologically Irregular (Mle)
FJ.WALE.3 Vare Ordinary, plain, common, not special; as usual, normally, without any special property or incident (usually followed by koi); (Mle)
NP.MUKA.1B (Hui) muka/muka Third stage of coconut growth (small inedible fruit) (Mle)
XO.IKA-TAPU Ika tapu Large trevally [Caranx sp.] (Mle)
PN.PAQAUA Paaua Black Trevally [Siganus spinu], or Striped Rabbitfish (Mle)
PN.PUSO.2 Poso/uru Head (older form?) (Mle)
SO.TUPU.D Tipu Grow up or into something, develop (Mle)
SO.TUPU.D Tipu/tipu Resemble, look like; assume the form of something, emerge as; manner, form, style, character, resemblance (Mle)
PN.MAALOOLOO.B Marooroo Rested, refreshed; recovered from an illness (Mle)
PN.GUTU-LIMU Nuturimu Blue-mottled Parrotfish (Callyodon dubius) (Mle)
EC.TAKA-SISI Taka/sii Copra (Mle)
NP.TEE-LAA Te(e)laa That (over there, further from the speaker than indicated by tenaa); another, (somebody or something) else (Mle)
NP.TEE-HENA Teenaa That (near you, closer to the speaker than that indicated by teelaa) (Mle)
CE.PANI.2 Tuu/pani Surround fish on the reef and catch them with a long net or hand nets Problematic (Mle)
SO.LAVA-A Lavaa, ravaa Able to do something (do a task, meet a challenge) (Mle)
XO.MATA-A-WAKA Mataavaka End of a canoe (Mle)
MP.MATA-QI-HUHU Mataauu Nipple, teat (Mle)
PN.QO N/o And (connecting two verbs or clauses) Phonologically Irregular (Mle)
EC.MITI.3B Koo/miti Disturbance of the water created by the movement of a paddle, etc. (Mle)
CE.PAPA-ARIGA Pakaiasa Cheek Phonologically Irregular (Mle)
NP.PEE-LAA Peellaa Like that (over there), in that way (Mle)
OC.PELU.A Peruperu aavaka Largest kind of indigenous butterfly (Mle)
MP.PIPI.1 Ppii Round edible bivalve found individually on the reef (Mle)
CE.PII.1 Pii/pii Duckling; imitate sound of duckling Problematic (Mle)
AN.POO-POO.A P/poo Cup one's hand, slap with a cupped hand, clap cupped hands Phonologically Irregular (Mle)
AN.FUGA.3 Puna Coconut bud Phonologically Irregular (Mle)
PN.PUPU.A Ppuu Untidy, cluttered (esp. with rubbish); (of a bush area) densely vegetated or uncultivated, littered with uncleared domestic rubbish (Mle)
FJ.KITIKITI-VAI Sisioi Dragonfly (Anisoptera spp.) (Mle)
SO.SIKI.1B S/siki Female assistant to a clan elder in former days (Mle)
PN.KAA-PUI Aapoi Wrap something around something else (as a towel around one's body) Phonologically Irregular (Mle)
OC.HUKU Uku Dive for fish using spear, swim underwater, swim downwards (Mle)
EO.NOO-GIA Kai/nnoo(tia) Ask or beg someone to give something (an act normally done in private or via a small child to avoid shame) (Mle)

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