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Language Reconstruction Reflex Description
Anuta PN.MAALIE.B Maarie Slowly, softly, gently; wait, take it easy (command)
Anuta PN.MANIA.1 Ma/ni/nia Fingernail, toenail Uncertain Semantic Connection
Luangiua XO.FAA-ITE.C Haike Versuchen [try]
Anuta FJ.MALU.B Maru(u), maru/maru Dry (as the inside of a well constructed house when it is raining)
Tikopia SO.MALIGA Maringa/ringa Hair at border of temple
Nukuoro SO.MALIGA Malinga/linga Sideburns (of hair)
Anuta CE.MATA-KAINAGA Matakainanga Large patrilineal descent group Problematic
Anuta MP.MATA-WAI Matavai Spring source (the spot where a spring comes out of the ground)
Rennellese OC.TIFA.1A Tiha To be or appear white, as some flowers, or sun-bleached *kie* leaves; said esp. of vertical objects Uncertain Semantic Connection
East Futuna PN.MATA.5 Mata/a ulufaga Entrée (d'un domaine)
West Uvea PN.MATA.5 Mata/faiaa Porte d'entrée; entrée de la barrière de la chefferie
Anuta PN.MAUNU Mounu Bait
Anuta SO.MUQA-GA-LAQE Mungaarai Forehead
Anuta ??.QATAMAI.B Nima atamai Right arm, right hand
Anuta CE.AAIO Ng/aaio Calm weather; sometimes used as generic term for weather
Tikopia CE.AAIO Ng/aio Calm; lack of wind
Anuta OC.PAA.3A Pa(a) Traditional fishing lure with pearl shell "spoon" and turtle shell or green snail hook; necklace made from same
Anuta OC.FASI.A Pa(a)/pai To split an object; to divide objects into two or more groups; to break, to destroy
Anuta OC.FAI.2A Pai/a Because
Anuta PN.FAI-GATAQA Painga ta Difficult
Anuta CC.FAKA-KAI Pakakai/taringa Turtle shell earring
Anuta PN.LASI Paka/rai/rai A lot, much (adv)
Anuta PN.FAKA-TERE-TERE Pakateetee/vaka, pakateretere, pakatere/vaka To sail a ship or canoe Phonologically Irregular
Anuta AN.FANO.1 Pano (Rain) fall Uncertain Semantic Connection
Anuta PN.FAKA-TONU.B Patonu To be certain, sure
Anuta SO.FATU-AKI Patuaki To plait mats, baskets, sun visors and the like
Anuta CP.TAPA-TAPA.1 Patapata A small shellfish, probably a type of snail
Tuvalu PN.MATE.1E Tai mate Smooth low tide
Tuvalu NP.KAI-GA.A K/kaiga Feast, meal
Tuvalu XW.KELO.3 K/kelo (of hair) Blond, fair, brown (any hair colour other than black)
Tuvalu PN.MA-RAMA.C Faka/maalama/lama Explain, translate
Tuvalu SO.FAI-FEKAU Faifekau Messenger
Tuvalu SO.FAI-FEKAU Faifeau Minister, pastor, religious representative Borrowed
Tuvalu SO.FAI-FEKAU Faifekau Messenger, pastor
Tuvalu MP.SAPAI Sapai To lift using both hands in front [ex. baby]
Tuvalu PN.MEQA-KAI Meakai Food
Anuta PN.PENA.1B Pena To fix, repair
Anuta MP.FIRI.1 Pi/pii, pii/ni To braid or plait sennit cord
Anuta PN.FOKI.2 Poki Also; again
Anuta OC.POO.2 Popoo (popou?) To hold something (generally followed by *atu* or *mai*)
Anuta PN.FUA.1A Pua rai Large (in circumference) [ex. belly]
Anuta PN.PUKE.3 Puke To grab, catch, hold (us. with *atu* or *mai*)
Anuta PN.FUGOWAI.* Pungoai Parent-in-law, child-in-law
Anuta MP.LAI Rai A kind of fish
Anuta PN.LAU-QULU Rau uru Head hair
Anuta PN.LAWA.3 Rava European cloth worn wrapped around a man's waist
Anuta PN.LEA Re(e)/rea To speak (rarely used, probably archaic form)
Anuta PN.LOO-QATA Ro ata A large black ant, capable of inflicting a painful bite
Anuta PN.PUI.A (Nga) roto/pui Large depressions at the base of the mountain, in which Cyrtosperema [taro] is planted
Anuta NP.TAKALO Pai taakaro To fool around; to play at making string figures