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 Huatupu-lia To be heaped up, piled up; collect, heap up, put together
Vaeakau-Taumako Huatupu/lia Fulfill, create
Vaeakau-Taumako Huatupu/langa Heap, collection, host
Vaeakau-Taumako Huamda/ka/hia Sharpen
Vaeakau-Taumako Pa/ngoi Boundary marker of property Phonologically Irregular
Vaeakau-Taumako Kee Different, away, other; additional thing, different thing; emphatic phrase-final qualifier. Different, apart (Ray).
Vaeakau-Taumako Le/kee Get out! Get away!
Vaeakau-Taumako Lulu/ia Shake (vt)
Vaeakau-Taumako Taohi Leaves to cover the oven Uncertain Semantic Connection
Vaeakau-Taumako Taohi/a Cover oven with leaves; adopt Problematic
Vaeakau-Taumako A/la Postnuclear qualifier usually indicating uncertainty or softening of the preceding word... Uncertain Semantic Connection
Vaeakau-Taumako Unuki/a Stick into the ground. Pierce (Hnh).
Vaeakau-Taumako Tuki Small stick for stirring when making pudding
Vaeakau-Taumako Tuki/tuki Pestle (for breadfruit)
Vaeakau-Taumako Vale-a Ignorant, not know.
Vaeakau-Taumako Oha/a Scatter, [destroy]
Vaeakau-Taumako Uli Sucker, shoot growing from the base of a tree or other plant
Vaeakau-Taumako Ane(e), ine(e) And now, now, for the moment (clause-linking conjunction)
Vaeakau-Taumako Taia (plural object), teia (singular object) Kill, hit
Vaeakau-Taumako Heiloaki Know each other
Vaeakau-Taumako Uga/uga Shell of hermit crab
Vaeakau-Taumako Alo/fafa Mouth
Vaeakau-Taumako A A-possessive preposition
Vaeakau-Taumako A- Prefix indicating future time
Vaeakau-Taumako Ahe/a Break a path through, clear the way through, open
Vaeakau-Taumako Amuli Later
Vaeakau-Taumako A/naa, i/naa Then, and then (clause linking conjunction)
Vaeakau-Taumako Ano/hia Repair [ex. net] Phonologically Irregular
Vaeakau-Taumako A/oa Pair (prenuclear quantifier)
Vaeakau-Taumako Apulu, s/apulu [NUP, obs.] Sink, disappear
Vaeakau-Taumako E/naa Then (fut.), [some day], somewhere
Vaeakau-Taumako Fakau/tania Send (vt)
Vaeakau-Taumako Fka/vili/kia Let something (e.g. a wheel) roll along
Vaeakau-Taumako Haele/akina, haele/angia Take care of children when they are small
Vaeakau-Taumako Hai hekau To serve, work for someone
Vaeakau-Taumako Haka/lea Talk to, approach
Vaeakau-Taumako Haka/me/mea Be pregnant
Vaeakau-Taumako Ha/silo Young fresh leaves at the top of coconut palms Phonologically Irregular
Vaeakau-Taumako Fau, hau Rope; fishing line; string
Vaeakau-Taumako Ho/hounga Various kingfisher birds that live in the bush (VAE)
Vaeakau-Taumako Hua/eva Depart, be absent for some time
Vaeakau-Taumako Hua/eva Fly for the first time (of bird); fly a kite
Vaeakau-Taumako Hua/too Change shell or skin (of reptiles, crayfish, etc.)
Vaeakau-Taumako Hua/u/mia Breastfeed (vt)
Vaeakau-Taumako Ia This, that (postnuclear demonstrative pronoun)
Vaeakau-Taumako Ika laumea A batfish Uncertain Semantic Connection
Vaeakau-Taumako Inu Glass, bottle Problematic
Vaeakau-Taumako Io, io/ko(i) And (conjoins only clauses with different subjects) Problematic
Vaeakau-Taumako Kailoa Don't (NUP,VAE)
Vaeakau-Taumako Kaka Old and strong betelnut