Entries from Churchward 1940 in Pollex-Online

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

Language Item Description
Rotuman Maʔiro Semi-dark (as at twilight) Problematic
Rotuman Mariu Go or come Borrowed
Rotuman Maroo Taut, stretched tight Borrowed
Rotuman Marosi Inflexible, hard to bend Borrowed
Rotuman Malu Shade, shelter
Rotuman Maruu Soft, tender Borrowed
Rotuman Malumu To smile; funny, humorous, amusing
Rotuman Mama Chew
Rotuman Mama Ring for the finger
Rotuman Mamae Mourn
Rotuman Maha Heavy
Rotuman Mamafa To awake from sleep
Rotuman Mana Supernatural force
Rotuman Manatu Composer of songs Borrowed
Rotuman Maneʔa Play, indulge in any form of recreation or relaxation Borrowed
Rotuman Mahini Thin (of board, paper etc.)
Rotuman Mahini A fish Problematic
Rotuman Manoko (Periophthalmus) Borrowed
Rotuman Manmanu Bird, animal, insect
Rotuman Manu To float
Rotuman Mao/aʔa Ease off (of rain)
Rotuman Ma/mosa Well-cooked
Rotuman Mamasa Be dry
Rotuman Masaʔi Physical ailment, disease, epidemic
Rotuman Masaro Meditate, consider, ponder, think about Borrowed
Rotuman Masi Salt
Rotuman Mafa Eye, face
Rotuman Mafa Sharp edge
Rotuman Mafa Raw, uncooked; green, undried
Rotuman Mataʔu Caution, watchfulness Problematic
Rotuman Mafririt/ e lagi The Pleiades
Rotuman Mafau Right (not left)
Rotuman Majau Be expert, skilful
Rotuman Mafolu Thick (of solids)
Rotuman Mafu A fish Problematic
Rotuman Mafu Mature and hard (of wood), lumpy (of pudding), ripe and hard (of coconuts)
Rotuman Mafua Fullgrown
Rotuman Matuaʔrau A fish Borrowed
Rotuman Moea-tiktiki Legendary hero Problematic
Rotuman Mauri To be alive
Rotuman Maf/mea Red-eyed
Rotuman Mea Gills Problematic
Rotuman Mere Criticise, find fault with Borrowed
Rotuman Miri Rub or roll between hands Borrowed
Rotuman Milo/iʔaki Twist, turn, roll about
Rotuman Moa Fowl
Rotuman Moa Upright toothlike projections at or near the ends of certain types of canoe Problematic
Rotuman Moa Fish sp
Rotuman Mose Sleep
Rotuman Moi Noun classifier, little