Tokelau entries in Pollex-Online

Protoform Item Description Source
PN.FAKA-TUPU.C Fakatupu Leaven, yeast (Sma)
PN.FAKA-MATA.1 Fakamata Sharpen (Sma)
NP.TUQU-LAGA.A Tuulaga Platform, stage (Sma)
SO.TUQU-TA Tuuta Lashed and caulked joint of the sections of a traditional canoe (Sma)
XW.TU-QUTA Tuuta (of canoe, boat or traveller by sea) Arrive, land, reach (Sma)
PN.KIE.B Kie Garment worn by men and women consisting of a two-metre length of cloth worn on the lower part of the body, in wrap-around fashion; clothes (in general); bed-linen, bed sheet (Sma)
NP.QALA-QALA Alaala Sit up and talk during the evening (Sma)
PN.TURI-QI-LIMA Tulilima Elbow (Sma)
PN.QAMO-GA Aamoga Load on the shoulder (with or without a yoke) (Sma)
NP.FETUQU-LELE Fetuulele Shooting star (Sma)
NP.MANU.1B Manu A constellation which appears during Kaununu (early October or late November) (Sma)
PN.QOTA-QOTA Otaota Rubbish, refuse, garbage; dung, animal droppings (Sma)
PN.FAU.B Fau The fibre obtained from fau ready for plaiting (Sma)
PN.SOLO-QI.* Holo Wipe dry; towel (Sma)
PN.TA-FOKI Tafoki/foki Keep going back and forth (Sma)
XW.TALA-NOA Talanoa Discuss, talk (Sma)
FJ.TEI.2 Taai Preposed particle: nearly, almost, soon (Sma)
PN.TULU-TULU.2 Tulutulu Eaves of a house (Sma)
PN.WAO-A Vaoa (of a garden) Be full of weeds; (of an island, land, etc.) be overgrown with unwanted bushes and trees (Sma)
PN.LOTO-GA Loto/lotoga Middle, centre [of place or time] (Sma)
SO.LOTO-TONU Lototonu Centre, middle (Sma)
PN.LONA Lonaa Be choked on a piece of food (Sma)
XW.MAASIMA Maahima Salt (Sma)
XW.PAUQU Pauu Stern, harsh; frightening, eerie; weird, unearthly (Sma)
PN.TAQAGA Taaga Action, movement (of a fatele or traditional action song) (Sma)
PN.TAA.1D Taa Play (musical instrument) (Sma)
PN.TUKI.C Tuki Pestle, food-pounder (Sma)
PN.TAUALA (Tau)ala (of canoes or sailboats) Be close to the wind (Sma)
PN.MOTO.2B Mokomoko Drinking coconut (the stage at which the thin soft layer of kernel has just started forming) Phonologically Irregular (Sma)
NP.PEI Pei Stunted coconut; stunted pandanus fruit (Sma)
FJ.QAA-SIO-SIO Aahiohio Whirlwind, waterspout (Sma)
SO.SAGA.1C Haga Dowry of mats prepared by the family of the bride for the wedding (Sma)
PN.FAI.2C Fai Say, rehearse; perform, act; give (a command) (Sma)
PN.FAI.3A Fai Be on, be underway, be in progress (Sma)
PN.FAKA-POI Fakapoi Threaten by gesture (to strike or throw something at someone) (Sma)
PN.WALE-MOHE Valemoe Drowse, doze (Sma)
PN.WALE-A.A Valea Foolish, stupid, silly, crazy about, mad (Sma)
OC.SUNU.2 Hu/hunu Burn, set alight (Sma)
PN.MAAQI-MOA Maaimoa Look at, observe (Sma)
PN.SULU-MAKI Hulumaki Narrow, covered section of a reef channel through which the fish escape to the open sea (Sma)
PN.LOLE.1 Lole Deal with something unprofessionally or unskillfully (Sma)
XW.MA-TUKU Matuku (of ropes, bindings, etc.) Be slack, become less tight; (of crowd) be dispersed, break up; (of anxiety, pain etc.) be relieved, alleviated; (of people) crowd together, throng together (Sma)
PN.MAQU-KOLOA Maukoloa Be wealthy, be rich (Sma)
PN.FAGATUA Fa(a)gatua Wrestle (Sma)
PN.TOKIA Tokia Be struck by a falling object; have a cramp in the stomach; (of wahoo when one is fishing with a noose) be frightened away.... (Sma)
PN.TOKIA Tookia (of certain fish spp.) Be frightened and stop biting because of some failure in fishing technique (Sma)
XW.TUQA.4 Fakatuatua Have faith; faith, belief (Sma)
XW.FAGA.7 Faga/faga Sideboards, side-whiskers (Sma)
NP.SEKI Heki Pull, draw, extract, snatch (Sma)
PN.LAGA.1D Laga Initiate, start (a fight, etc.) (Sma)

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