Entries from Churchward 1959 in Pollex-Online

Churchward, C. M. (1959). Tongan Dictionary. London, Oxford University Press.

Language Item Description
Tongan ʔAavangaʔia To be sick with an `aavanga Borrowed Problematic
Tongan ʔOatu Take, send, give, lend (away)
Tongan Ave/ave (Psilotum sp.) with filament-like leaves Problematic
Tongan ʔAve Take (away), remove, convey, send (away)
Tongan ʔAavea Carried away, as by a spook; distracted
Tongan ʔE Future tense-aspect marker
Tongan ʔE Agent marker
Tongan Eʔa Show v., exposed, to be
Tongan Efe Sediment from coconut oil; refuse of kava after pounding and straining
Tongan Efu Dust
Tongan Efu Fine mat used for corpse to rest on
Tongan ʔElo, ʔeho Stinking, putrid, to be
Tongan ʔEmi Wriggle, move, jerk, fidget
Tongan ʔEmo Lick
Tongan ʔEne Tickle, touch so as to tickle
Tongan E/ni This, these, now
Tongan ʔEpa Mats given to bride
Tongan ʔEpa Sit, stand or walk with the face turned upwards
Tongan ʔE/ʔepa/ Lie face upward, of a corpse
Tongan ʔEte(ʔete) Walk on toe, heel, edge of foot (as when sore)
Tongan ʔEsi Husk/strip with teeth (with reference to green coconuT)
Tongan ʔEva Go for a walk, go away for a change
Tongan Eve(eve) Ragged or torn or worn out, tattered, in tatters, esp. of a mat; ragged mat or piece of it, tatter
Tongan Faa Four
Tongan Faa Hoarse
Tongan Faa To burst or split open (sep. of something containing liquid); (of river) to overflow, be in flood
Tongan Faʔa Lower portion of leaf stalk
Tongan Faʔa Habituative particle
Tongan Faʔee Mother
Tongan Faaʔele Give birth to
Tongan Faʔelu Wipe after evacuation of the bowels
Tongan Fafa Carry on back
Tongan Faa(faa) Feel with hands
Tongan Fafangu To awaken, rouse from sleep
Tongan Fafai Shave the head
Tongan Fefie Firewood
Tongan Fefine Woman
Tongan Fafine Dual or plural of fefine
Tongan Felemo/fafo/ Go in and out of a house
Tongan Fa/fanga Spread legs to defecate (I)
Tongan -Fanga Noun-forming suffix
Tongan Fa(fa)nga-ʔi Feed, keep and feed; breed
Tongan Fanga To set a trap
Tongan Faangai/kai To be time for eating or having a meal Problematic
Tongan Fangamea Red Snapper (Lutjanus bohar)
Tongan Faangongo Shark-attracter made of half coconut-shells
Tongan Faangota Fish, search for shellfish (or any kind of fingota)
Tongan Fangu Calabash; calabash-shell used as a bottle (esp. for holding oil)
Tongan Fangu Blow through the nose, blow (one's nose)
Tongan Fangufangu Nose-flute