Tuvalu entries in Pollex-Online

Protoform Item Description Source
??.VIVITAI Vivitai Bird sp. related to the tuli (plover). Wandering tattler (Besnier) (Jsn)
NP.MELE.2 Mele/mele Star name. Planet: Venus (Jsn). (Rby)
OC.PULAKA Pulaka Elephant ear taro (Cyrtosperma chamissonis) (Rby) (Rby)
FJ.KAUTE Aute Tree sp. (Hibiscus) Borrowed (Rby)
PN.QAA-.2 Aa- Future time marker (Rby)
PN.QUHI.2 Ui Take a direction, turn, go (all involving choice from several options) (Rby)
PN.QUHI.2 Ui/ga Habit, use, custom (Rby)
PN.QILO-GA Iloga An identifying mark; to be known, identified (Jsn)
PN.FAKA-QILO Fakailo/a To make known, reveal, warn, inform, notify (Jsn)
PN.FAKA-QILO-GA Fakailoga To mark as different, mark for identification; mark, sign, identification (Jsn)
PN.FIA-KAI Fiakai To hunger, to be hungry (Jsn)
PN.PALE.1A Pale Ward off a blow with hand or stick (Rby)
NP.PALE.3B Pale Aslant (of trees) (Rby)
EO.FAQU-LUA Foulua Boat, cargo ship (Jsn)
OC.TA-FOLA.1 Tafola To be spread out, lying around, scattered about (Jsn)
PN.TAFOLA.2 Tafola The beach (Rby)
MP.MATA-WAI Mataavai Floodgates, springs (Bib.) (Jsn)
NP.SAWANE Savane, havane Type of fish: moonlighter (Jsn)
PN.MATA-QELE Mataele Type of fish: Flag-tailed Sea Bass (Jsn)
NP.PULA.3 Pula Type of fish (Jsn)
PN.QUME-LEI Umelei (Naso lituratus) (Jsn)
OC.TAKUA.1 Takuo Tuna fish (Rby)
PN.PATI.1 Pati/pati Clap; clapping (Rby)
SO.TEQE-AI Hee ai Be none, or none left (Rby)
PN.AI.2 Iai To exist, to be present, there is, there are (Jsn)
PN.TUQA.1B Tua Behind, at back of; outside (Jsn)
PN.TUQA.1C Tua Overseas (Jsn)
PN.MAA-TINO Masino To be put into order, proper place; to indicate, differentiate Phonologically Irregular (Jsn)
NP.FAKA-TELE Fakatele Sail (v) (Jsn)
FJ.ROO.1 Olo Go (plural) (Rby)
PN.FAAQOA Faaoa Canoe crew (Jsn)
PN.OQO Oo To surround, enclose; pen, coop, enclosure Problematic (Jsn)
PN.PEKE.2A Peke Crooked (Rby)
PN.PEKE.3 P/peke To dip food into fluid, spread, drink (Jsn)
PN.SEGI.B Hegi Dazzled, dazed, crazy, stupid, foolish (Rby)
PN.KINI.2A K/kini To beat a drum, or a child; to hit a ball; stick used to administer punishment (Jsn)
PN.TAUSI Tausi Keep, care for, look after; obey (keep) a law (Jsn)
PN.TAI-TAI Taitai/a To be covered with salt water, to smell of salt water, salty (Jsn)
FJ.QASA A/asa Move quickly, wade, go through bush (Jsn)
PN.WALE.2 Vale Drunk; fool, idiot, lunatic, retarded person (Jsn)
FJ.WALE.3 Vale In vain, worthless, futile (Jsn)
PN.TUQU-LAKI Tuulaki To stand around (Jsn)
PN.TALO-TALO Talotalo Spider Lily (Crinum asiaticum) (Rby)
PN.MUKA.1A Muka Knob on distal end of paddle Uncertain Semantic Connection (Rby)
PN.TAU-TAFA Tautafa Next to, adjacent (Rby)
PN.TAFA-TAFA Tafatafa (loc) Alongside, beside (Jsn)
SO.TILI.4 Tili Fertile, conceiving readily (of women) (Rby)
PN.TALA-TALA.A Talatala Rough surfaced (Rby)
PN.TUPU.B Tupu Be exceeded (of numbers). Tekau tupu More than twenty. (Rby)
PN.TUPU.C Tupu Lump in the groin (Jsn)

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