Entries from Hovdhaugen 2006 in Pollex-Online

Hovdhaugen, E. (2006). A Short Dictionary of the Vaeakau-Taumako Language. Oslo, Kon-Tiki Museum, Institute for Pacific Archaeology and Cultural History.

Language Item Description
Vaeakau-Taumako Alohi Sea inside the reef, leeward
Vaeakau-Taumako Alohi/vae Sole (of foot)
Vaeakau-Taumako Alongo Surgeonfish
Vaeakau-Taumako Alunga Wind from southeast (TAU wind from west) Problematic
Vaeakau-Taumako Amo/a Carry on the shoulders
Vaeakau-Taumako Vae/ana Cave ; cave (VAE), bottom of cave (TAU)
Vaeakau-Taumako Anahea When (past)
Vaeakau-Taumako Anahi Yesterday
Vaeakau-Taumako Anapoo Yesterday night
Vaeakau-Taumako Ane White ant
Vaeakau-Taumako Anu Dance
Vaeakau-Taumako Anu/makina Celebrate with dancing
Vaeakau-Taumako Anu/(ma)nga Dancing
Vaeakau-Taumako Melu/ao Cloud (VAE)
Vaeakau-Taumako Api/hia To close
Vaeakau-Taumako Apoo Tonight
Vaeakau-Taumako Ahi/a Visit
Vaeakau-Taumako Ve/thupuna Ancestors (grandfather and his brothers, usually after they have died)
Vaeakau-Taumako Ao A big type of shark
Vaeakau-Taumako Ata/nga Shadow, reflection
Vaeakau-Taumako Atanga Be clean, be clear (of sea) Problematic
Vaeakau-Taumako Ataliki Son of a man (sg).
Vaeakau-Taumako Ate Liver
Vaeakau-Taumako Ate/vae Muscle in leg
Vaeakau-Taumako Atea Clean
Vaeakau-Taumako Ate phili Lung
Vaeakau-Taumako Asi/asi/a Spy on (NUP)
Vaeakau-Taumako Fk/asi/asia Peep at, spy on
Vaeakau-Taumako Ele/nga Path, road (NUP)
Vaeakau-Taumako Ato/ato(hia) Sew together, tack together
Vaeakau-Taumako To/to/hale Thatch, roof
Vaeakau-Taumako Atu Towards you (postnuclear, mostly clitic, directional particle indicating relationship to or movement towards the person spoken to)
Vaeakau-Taumako Athua Spirit, devil
Vaeakau-Taumako Atule Mackerel fish (scad)
Vaeakau-Taumako Au Me (1s independent pronoun used after prepositions)
Vaeakau-Taumako Aua Don't
Vaeakau-Taumako Aumai Give, bring
Vaeakau-Taumako Ava Passage through the reef
Vaeakau-Taumako Aoa Pair (prenuclear quantifier) Problematic
Vaeakau-Taumako Avanga Spouse; marriage
Vaeakau-Taumako Avanga/ina Consummate (marriage)
Vaeakau-Taumako Avatu Give (to you)
Vaeakau-Taumako Ava/kee Put away, remove
Vaeakau-Taumako Av/oho Bring down
Vaeakau-Taumako E Particle signifying a state either seen as general or as valid at the moment of speech
Vaeakau-Taumako E By (agentive preposition)
Vaeakau-Taumako Ee Yes
Vaeakau-Taumako Eaa Come up, emerge, go up
Vaeakau-Taumako Eha (plural la/eha) Big
Vaeakau-Taumako Ehu Dusty; unclear