Tokelau entries in Pollex-Online

Protoform Item Description Source
NP.SII.2B Tae/hii Pass oil from the back passage without noticing (caused by eating too much laxative flesh of the palu or oilfish (Ruvettus)) (Sma)
OC.SIKA.2 Hika Make a fire by rubbing the kaunatu or pointed stick to and fro on the hikaaga or piece of dry soft wood (Sma)
PN.SIKU-LEQO Hikuleo Voice, echo, accent, tone (Sma)
PN.SIKU-MATA Hikumata Corner of one's eye (Sma)
PN.SILO Hilo Spiral valve of the small intestine in sharks and various other fish (Sma)
OC.SOKA.1 Hoka Poke, stab; husk (coconuts) (Sma)
EC.SOKE Hoke Pompano or Swallow Tail (Trachinotus bailloni) (Sma)
PN.SOU Hou (of sea) Rough (Sma)
PN.SUKE Huke Try, question, inspect, examine (Sma)
PN.SUKE Hu/huke Open, uncover, lift the covering up, reveal (Sma)
MP.SUKI.A Hu/huki Thrust (something into something) (Sma)
MP.SULU.1A Hu/hulu Insert, put in (Sma)
FJ.SULU.1B Hulu Wear around the waist, tucking in one of the top corner ends; insert, slide in, tuck in; wrap-around garment, sarong (Sma)
PN.SURU.A Hulu Fall headlong, trip over, fall flat on one's face (Sma)
OC.SUMU.2 Umu/fatu, umu/tea Different colour phases of Dark Yellowhead Triggerfish (Balistoides viridescens) Phonologically Irregular (Sma)
NP.TAFA-TOO Tafatoo A steep ridge (such as those found just off the reef); to be very steep, sheer (Sma)
PN.TAGA-A-MIMI Tagaamimi Bladder (Sma)
FJ.TAU-NAMU Taainamu Mosquito-net (Sma)
NP.TAKAA Takaa Wire trace for fishing; put wire trace on a hook (Sma)
PN.TAKA-GA Taakaga Walk, stroll; group of people who roam together, gang (Sma)
PN.TAKAI Ta(a)kai Roll up, wind up, coil (mat, paper, thread, etc.); roll or ball of something (Sma)
PN.TAKA-MILO Ta(k)amilo Go round; circle around, go around; (of speech) indirect, slow in coming to the point (Sma)
PN.TAKAPAU Takapau Floor-mat woven from coconut leaves (Sma)
SO.TAKA-WIRI Takavili(vili) Too loose, not tight fitting (of a hole, or something that fits in a hole) (Sma)
NP.TAKELE.B Takele Bottom (of the sea) (Sma)
EO.TAKI.1 Taki Lead, guide; trail something by following its tracks (Sma)
PN.TAKI-.2 Taki- Numeral prefix with distributive meaning: each, so many at one time (Sma)
PN.TAKOTO Takoto Lie; be operated on (Sma)
FJ.TAKUPU Takupu Mature Red-footed Booby (Sula sula) (Sma)
OC.TALAI (Tala)talai Chip, adze, cut; make something out of wood by hewing and chipping with an adze (Sma)
XW.TALAKI Taalaki Tell the people one by one of an authorized instruction or request; preach, teach (Sma)
AN.TALI.1 Tali Await (in special context of keeping watch for schools of fish...) (Sma)
XW.TALI.5 Tali Fend, block off (blow, strike etc.); offer resistance (to a statement, by answering back) (Sma)
OC.TAMA.1A Tama Child of both parents (i.e. father and mother who produced him); child of a woman (i.e. son or daughter); boy(s) (Sma)
AN.TAQANE Taane Male, man; husband (Sma)
CP.TAA-NOQA Taanoa Wooden foood bowl (Sma)
AN.TANU Tanu Bury; (met.) forgive, forget (Sma)
MP.TAO Tao Spear (n) (Sma)
EO.TAQO.1 Tao Roast in an oven, bake (Sma)
OC.TAQO.2A Tao/mia Be caught under something (Sma)
OC.TAQO.2A Ta/tao Hold something down with weight, press, push down (Sma)
PN.TAPA.4 Tapa Call to someone, call for something; roll-call, the calling of names to ascertain attendance (Sma)
NP.TAA-POLA Taapola A carrier woven from a coconut frond, used in carrying pandanus leaves (Sma)
CP.TAA-PUI Tapui (of land, fruit, etc.) Be placed under a taboo or a prohibition... (Sma)
SO.TAPU-VAQE Tapuvae Ankle; trotter(s) of a pig (Sma)
SO.TATAQO Tatao Follow, repeat (Sma)
PN.TATAU.1 Tatau Tattoo (n) (Sma)
PN.TATAU.2 Tatau Be fitting, proper, necessary; must, etc. (Sma)
PN.TAU.2 Tau/tau Hang up, be hanging (Sma)
PN.TAU.3 Tau Count (Sma)

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