Reconstruction Level: NP - Nuclear Polynesian

Reconstruction Description
GUU.2 Squid
GUTU.B Angry/scolding talk, chatter
AKILI Remove from a container, take out of: *(q)akili
KAFA-KAFA.* A fish, perhaps small-sized kafa
KAI.1B To spread, erode (of an ulcer or sore)(Clk): *(ka)kai
KA-KAI Sharp
KAI.8 Negative imperative, caveat
KA-ITOQA Expression of satisfaction at misfortune of others
KAKAI.2 Story, legend
KAKII.* Throat, neck: *ka(a)kii
KALE A wave that ripples or breaks, rather than a swell; ripple; surface of water
KALI-KAO A univalve mollusc (Trochus sp.)
KALO-(QI)-AFI Spark (from fire)
KAMI.2 To desire something
KAMO.2 Steal; approach or take by stealth
KANAPU.2 Lightning
KANOFI Flesh of fruit or animal
KANO-FI-MATA Eyeball: *kano-((f,q)i)-(mata)
KAO.2 Dried food, such as sweet potato, taro or fish
KAPA.2 Dance
ME.1B As if, as it were; like
KA-ATI-RA That's enough
KATULI A herb
KAULU Head of a tree
KAU-MATUA Elderly man: *kauma(a)tu(q)a
KAUPAPA Rock platform or shelf
KAWA.1B Sour, bitter
KAWA-KAWA-QATUA Shrub or vine (Piper sp.)
KAWA-PUI Plant sp., ginger (Zingiber)
KAWE.4 Sibling of opposite sex
KEKE Stiff, hard, inflexible
KELO.1B Dead, or dying
KIE-KIE.B Plant sp. (Freycinetia)
KIINAKI.* Food eaten with another food as relish
KINO-KINO Disgusted, upset
KIO.1B Young bird; bird sp.
KIOLE Rat
KIU.2 A large number
KIWI.1* Shore bird sp. (probably Bristle-thighed Curlew (Numenius tahitiensis))
KOA.2 Glad
KOFI Gather, collect
KOO-LELO Speak, orate, recite
KOLI.1A To move: *ko(l,n)i
KOLO-MAKI Suppressed (of feelings); patient (Clk)
KOLO-MATUA Elderly or wise person: *kolo-matu(q)a
KOLO-MEA Plant sp: *(k)olo-mea
KOLO-PUKA A tree: *(k)olopu(k)a
KOLU Curved, coiled
KO-LUA Second person dual preposed subject pronoun: *ko-lu(a)
KOO-LUA Second person dual pronoun, you (independent)

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