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 Khout(u) You (2nd person plural prenuclear clitic pronoun)
Vaeakau-Taumako Khoulua You (2d independent pronoun)
Vaeakau-Taumako Khoutou You (2p independent pronoun)
Vaeakau-Taumako A/ku, o/ku First person singular postnominal possessive...
Vaeakau-Taumako Ko Particle signifying phasal aspect, a change in the world, a command or strong wish, or simply a progression of events in a narrative
Vaeakau-Taumako Kulii Dog
Vaeakau-Taumako Kulu Breadfruit
Vaeakau-Taumako Kumara Sweet potato Problematic
Vaeakau-Taumako Kumete Large wooden bowl for making food
Vaeakau-Taumako Kumi/a Hold tight
Vaeakau-Taumako Khumi, kumi Wrestle, fight
Vaeakau-Taumako Kupenga, pukenga Net
Vaeakau-Taumako Kutu Louse
Vaeakau-Taumako I Of, related to (possessive preposition connecting two nouns where the first one is a part of or derived from or in other ways connected with the second one)
Vaeakau-Taumako Ia He, she, it
Vaeakau-Taumako Ihi Tahitian Chestnut, a big tree with big leaves and edible fruits
Vaeakau-Taumako Ika Fish
Vaeakau-Taumako Hiekhii, hiekhiee Not at all Problematic
Vaeakau-Taumako Ike A tree with strong hard wood used for making posts and handles of axes. Rotatable part of helve of tupaa (adze type); a type of wood often used for this (Lch). Uncertain Semantic Connection
Vaeakau-Taumako Ilamotu Nephew
Vaeakau-Taumako Ili Fan (n)
Vaeakau-Taumako Ilo-a Know, understand, think, recognize
Vaeakau-Taumako He/il/aki Look at each other, look around
Vaeakau-Taumako He/iloa Inform
Vaeakau-Taumako To/ilo Right (side)
Vaeakau-Taumako Ino (sg.), he/ino/i (pl.) Be cut down, fall down (of trees)
Vaeakau-Taumako Inu(mia) Drink
Vaeakau-Taumako Io Meat, flesh, body; quarter
Vaeakau-Taumako Ipu Shell of coconut for drinking, cup, bowl
Vaeakau-Taumako Ie/ia Tear (paper, leaves, etc.)
Vaeakau-Taumako I, i/a Some, article (indefinite non-specific plural)
Vaeakau-Taumako Panga/iu, ponga/iu Nose (VAE, TAU)
Vaeakau-Taumako Ivi Bone
Vaeakau-Taumako A/laa Then, and then (clause initial linking conjunction, may be preceded by the preposition ko); that's it
Vaeakau-Taumako La That (demonstrative pronoun, that away from speaker or listener)
Vaeakau-Taumako Laa Sail
Vaeakau-Taumako Lha(u) They (3du prenuclear clitic pronoun)
Vaeakau-Taumako Laua Their (3d postnuclear, frequently clitic possessive pronoun)
Vaeakau-Taumako Laa Branch
Vaeakau-Taumako (Laa)laina Be dried, dried in the sun
Vaeakau-Taumako Lae Forehead
Vaeakau-Taumako Laho Operculum (cat's eye) of green turban shell. Kneecap (Lch).
Vaeakau-Taumako Langa-a Get (fish, shark, turtle etc.) into a net
Vaeakau-Taumako Langa/langa Husk (vt)
Vaeakau-Taumako Langa Take up with a digging stick
Vaeakau-Taumako Langa Plait, weave (mats, baskets)
Vaeakau-Taumako Langia Heat something over fire to keep it preserved or to make it soft to be formed
Vaeakau-Taumako Lango Fly
Vaeakau-Taumako Laka-ia Pass, be beyond, overtake; pass (of time)
Vaeakau-Taumako Lakii A kind of grasshopper singing loud at sunset