Entries from Churchward 1940 in Pollex-Online

Churchward, C. M. (1940). Rotuman grammar and dictionary. Sydney, Australian Medical Publishing Company.

Language Item Description
Rotuman Afe Thousand Borrowed
Rotuman R/afi Fire Problematic
Rotuman Afu Generation (of persons related) Borrowed
Rotuman Aga Usage, custom
Rotuman -age Neither towards the speaker nor the one spoken to, along
Rotuman Agi Idle, doing nothing
Rotuman Asu Smoke
Rotuman R/ako/ Imitate, study, learn Problematic
Rotuman Aʔu Scrape out with the hands
Rotuman Araga Thigh (of man or animal), haunch Borrowed
Rotuman ʔArava Shark sp. Borrowed
Rotuman Alele Tongue
Rotuman ʔAriki Chief Problematic
Rotuman Alili A kind of shellfish
Rotuman Aro Front, side or surface that is usually seen
Rotuman ʔOfa Love, like, glad, desire Borrowed
Rotuman ʔAmanaki Intend, purpose Borrowed
Rotuman ʔAm/fua Lift a heavy thing Borrowed
Rotuman Amu Make a contemptuous grimace at
Rotuman ʔAna Cave, cavern Borrowed
Rotuman Anusi To spit
Rotuman Aniha Caterpillar, maggot
Rotuman Ao/aki Search with hands, groping Borrowed
Rotuman Ao/ga Cloud
Rotuman ʔAo To be of use Borrowed
Rotuman Apo To raise club or fist as if about to strike Problematic
Rotuman Asi Go to see, visit; inspect
Rotuman As/asi/ By way of trial or probation (qual.)
Rotuman Aso/fa Afternoon and evening
Rotuman Afa Make a mark or impression; to show clearly
Rotuman ʔAtaa Alone, unaccompanied, vacant, devoid of substance Borrowed
Rotuman ʔAtmai Sensible, intelligent, wise Borrowed
Rotuman Afe Liver
Rotuman Ati Visit, inspect, try, attempt Borrowed
Rotuman Ati Adopt and bring up a boy of a chiefly rank with a view to his becoming chief of the town or district which adopts him Borrowed
Rotuman ʔAtu Bonito Borrowed
Rotuman Afu Number of things in a line, row
Rotuman Afule Fish sp
Rotuman G/ou/ I, me Problematic
Rotuman Au Current; flow or rush of water
Rotuman Au Bark (of dog; jeer
Rotuman ʔAva A kind of brownish fish Problematic
Rotuman Efe Refuse of grated coconut or arrowroot after mixing with water and squeezing out Borrowed
Rotuman Ha/ke Four
Rotuman Fa/faa Hoarse Borrowed
Rotuman Faʔa A food made from taro leaves Borrowed
Rotuman Faʔa Do again and again frequently . Borrowed
Rotuman Hagu Awaken, arouse from sleep
Rotuman Hani Woman, girl, wife
Rotuman Haina Women, wife, wives; female