Entries from Henry 1928 in Pollex-Online

Henry, T. (1928). Ancient Tahiti. Honolulu, Bishop Museum Press.

Language Item Description
Tahitian Hiro/hiti Second night after first appearance of the moon
Tahitian Hutu-reva A tree (Cerbera forsteri)
Tahitian Ofai (Sesbania grandiflora) ; (Agati tomentosa)
Tahitian ʔOheʔohe A grass (Centotheca lappacea) ; like miniature bamboo. Plante (Centothea lappacea) (Lmt).
Tahitian Rata (Metrosideros polymorpha)
Tahitian Moʔuu /raupo/ A flexible grass that makes fine mats and other braids
Tahitian Mahuiʔe The discoverer of fire
Tahitian Paroro-mua April-May
Tahitian Havaiʔi An old name for Porapora
Tahitian Taʔaroa-tahi Twenty-fourth night of the moon
Tahitian Tamatea Ninth night of the moon . Nom de trois nuits du calendrier lunaire
Tahitian Tefa/tefa Spreading bunches of cock tail feathers attached to the tops of masts, this being the special rigging of the `arioi canoe
Tahitian Tutui Candlenut (Aleurites moluccana)
Tahitian Turu Seventeenth night of the moon
Tahitian Paroro-muri May-June
Tahitian Rehu A month name, between December and January