Tokelau entries in Pollex-Online

Protoform Item Description Source
MP.TAU.5 Tau Land, arrive; hit (a target); anchor, moor; (of a school of fish) become stationary or settle down in one place (Sma)
PN.TAU-QA Taua War, battle, fighting (Sma)
PN.TAU-LA Taula Anchor (n,v); anchor line; traditional line fishing while the canoe is anchored (Sma)
PN.TAU-LAGA Taulaga Anchorage, harbour, port (Sma)
PN.TAU-MULI Taumuli Stern (of canoe or boat) (Sma)
PN.TEQE.2 Tee Be bulging, stick out (Sma)
FJ.TEKE.2 Teke Prop up; lean (v); a piece of wood bound to coconut trunk for climber to stand on while cutting bunches (Sma)
CP.TEKE.4 Te/teke Refuse, decline; oppose, object to; resist, stand against (Sma)
NP.TE-TASI Teetahi Singular article: the other, a certain one (Sma)
PN.TIQAKI Tiaki Throw away, discard, get rid of; leave, abandon (Sma)
PN.TIALE Tiale/tiale The shrub, Gardenia, which has fragrant flowers (Sma)
OC.TIFA.1A Tifa Pearl Oyster (Meleagrina sp.), which produces mother of pearl; mother of pearl shell, highly valued for making skipjack lures (Sma)
CP.TIKO.A Ti/tiko Defecate, move the bowels (not polite) (Sma)
PN.TILA Tila Mast (Sma)
AN.TINAQE.A Tinae Fat (n) (of fish); be rich, fat (of fish-food) Uncertain Semantic Connection (Sma)
OC.TINO.A Tino Body; corpse; person (Sma)
SO.TINO-.B Tino- Classifying prefix used in counting people, skipjack, octopus and birds, and referring to a unit of ten (Sma)
MP.TIO.2 Tio Mollusc (Vermetus sp.); hard coral-like material or shell of the mollusc, found in brain coral.... (Sma)
PN.TIPA Tipa Glide sideways in the air or water; (met.) go away, walk away (Sma)
OC.TIPI.1A Tipi Cut, slice; be operated on, amputated, cut off, circumcised; slash, lower, reduce (wages etc.) (Sma)
PN.TITI.2 Titi Traditional leaf-skirt... (Sma)
NP.TOO.1B Too Pregnant (Sma)
PN.TOO.3 Too Fall; (sun etc.) set, go down below the horizon (Sma)
PN.TOQO.1 Too Make something come loose from its place (pull out nail, cut out back portion of skipjack) (Sma)
PN.TOE-GA Toega Remainder, things left over, bits and pieces (Sma)
AN.TOFI Tofi Cut with a chisel; split, rend (Sma)
AN.TOFI To/tofi Separate, split (v) (Sma)
AN.TOFI Tofi/tofi Split something into pieces for sharing, divide (Sma)
OC.TOHO.A Toho Pull, tow, heave; troll (Sma)
FJ.TOHO.B Toho, toho teine, toho fafine Rape (Sma)
MP.TOKA.2A Toka (of ocean, wind, etc.) Be calm, peaceful, settle down (Sma)
PN.TOKO-TOKO Tokotoko (Walk with) walking stick, crutch (Sma)
MP.TOKO.1A Toko/toko Punting pole; to pole along, punt along (Sma)
PN.TOKO.1C Toko The pole of which the top end is tied to the tilatuu (main sprit) to support the sail when sailing; to support something with something (Sma)
CP.TOLI.1 Toli Pick (coconuts or breadfruit) (Sma)
PN.TOLOA.B Toloa Grey Duck (Anas superciliosa) (Sma)
PN.TOLOGA Tologa Durable, hard wearing (Sma)
AN.TOLU Tolu Three (Sma)
PN.TOO-MUQA Tomua Be too early, too hasty; (of talk, speech, etc.) begin, commence, introduce (Sma)
PN.TOO-MURI Tomuli Be too late, arrive late (Sma)
AN.TOSI.1 Tohi Slit (pandanus leaves) into even strips, for mat weaving (Sma)
PN.TOTO.1 Toto Blood; bleed (Sma)
PN.TOTOGI Totogi Pay for; wages, salary; cost, price (Sma)
AN.TUA-GAQANE.A Tuagaane Brother (of a woman) (Sma)
NP.TUQA-AKAU Tuaakau (locative noun) The sea outside the lagoon (Sma)
EO.TUFA.1 Tufa Share out, distribute (Sma)
PN.TUQU-GA.1 Tuuga/a/fale Piece of land for a house, section for a home (Sma)
PN.TUQU-GA.1 Tuuga/a/koho Place where the coconut-husking stake is pitched (Sma)
PN.TUU-KAU.A Tuukau The wooden butt or handle on to which the bamboo rod is fastened by lashing with sennit (Sma)
PN.TULI.3 Tuli Pursue, chase (in order to catch); expel, dismiss, drive out; send (someone on an errand); take a run (in cricket) (Sma)

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