Entries from Davies 1851 in Pollex-Online

Davies, J. (1851). A Tahitian and English dictionary with Introductory remarks on the Polynesian language and a short grammar of the Tahitian dialect. Tahiti, London Missionary Society's Press.

Language Item Description
Tahitian Tavare To deceive
Tahitian Taviri To turn or twist, as in rope making; to turn a key, to lock or unlock
Tahitian Tea White
Tahitian Tefa/tefa To look repeatedly at one's dress from conceit
Tahitian Tea/ai To nibble at the food and not eat it Uncertain Semantic Connection
Tahitian Po/tee Circular, or oval Problematic
Tahitian Tere A travelling company
Tahitian TĂȘtĂȘ The name of a small fish
Tahitian Tetea A person who remains always in the shade, and thereby becomes white; also a phantom said to appear at a spring of water
Tahitian Teu To be naked, said contemptuously; a term applied to the menses Uncertain Semantic Connection
Tahitian Teu/teu Servants, attendants on a chief
Tahitian Teve The name of a plant, and acrid root. (Amorphophallus paeoniifolius) (Whr). (Dracontium polyphyllum) (Jsn).
Tahitian Tifa Striped with various colours Uncertain Semantic Connection
Tahitian Tifa To join things together, to dovetail
Tahitian Tireo The first day of the moon, or first night
Tahitian Tiri To throw, or cast a small fishing net into the water
Tahitian Timu/i To lock or turn a key; a key Uncertain Semantic Connection
Tahitian Tinana A trunk, a source, a foundation
Tahitian Tini To exalt, or make a poor man a chief
Tahitian Tipao A mark; to mark, select, to measure; a rule, measure, or scales to weigh with
Tahitian A/tipi To skim a stone along the water
Tahitian Tipu To chop, or cut with an axe
Tahitian Tiputa To pierce, or make a hole in a thing; the name of a garment worn commonly by the islanders
Tahitian Tihae A piece of the rainbow Uncertain Semantic Connection
Tahitian Titaha Circuitous, round about, as a road
Tahitian Titi A nail, pin or peg, a stake; to pin or peg, to fasten with nails, or with stakes in the ground; to stick fast, as a mote in the eye
Tahitian Titi/hopeore The name of a bird
Tahitian Titoi Intercourse of the sexes; to have intercourse, as the sexes; also to enact the vile sin of Onanism
Tahitian Faa/to To put shoots of the ava plant in a hole, with wet leaves, in order to cause them to grow, and then take them for planting
Tahitian To Of, belonging to
Tahitian Ti/toe An instrument to make a groove; any kind of beading or grooving plane; to form any kind of grooves
Tahitian Matoe A crack or split; to crack or split, as wood in the sun
Tahitian Tohu/a To give or share out in driblets, while the one who shares keeps most for himself
Tahitian Tohu/he To be calmed or lulled a little, as the sea
Tahitian Toahiti The name of the god of the valleys Uncertain Semantic Connection
Tahitian Toahua The fat lining the ribs of animals
Tahitian Toi The name of a good timber tree . (Alphitonia zizyphoides) (Jsn).
Tahitian Toa Large clots of blood
Tahitian Tore To grow, as proud flesh in a sore
Tahitian Toroa The name of a marine bird
Tahitian Toromiro A name of the sacred tree amae; (fig.) a person of consideration
Tahitian Tomo To enter, as at a door; to go into the vallies the first time in the season for mountain plantains; to be brought low, as a ship or boat heavily laden; to be sunken; to sink altogether, as a ship, boat, or canoe
Tahitian Tope A tail, or lock of hair hanging behind
Tahitian A/toto A small gummy shrub. (Euphorbia atoto, E.tahitensis) (Jsn).
Tahitian Tuai A small species of cockle
Tahitian Tuai To lie on the back with the thighs extended; to move the thighs in dancing Uncertain Semantic Connection
Tahitian Tuatea A great rolling billow of the sea
Tahitian Tuatuai A species of cockle
Tahitian Tufera To go obscenely exposed
Tahitian Tiaa A company of people; a flock or herd of sheep, goats, &c. Phonologically Irregular