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 Hono/a An agreement, a plot Uncertain Semantic Connection
Tahitian Hono Food taken by the ava drinkers after their drink
Tahitian Hoto A sort of spear
Tahitian Hoto/hoto Passionate, raging
Tahitian Hou New, late; lately, recently
Tahitian Huahua Pimples on the skin
Tahitian Huaa Family, lineage, ancestry
Tahitian Huata Second small crop of breadfruit
Tahitian Hufaa The thigh of any creature
Tahitian Huhu/para Shorn of its leaves, as a deciduous tree...; to cleanse a new born infant
Tahitian Hui A plural or collective particle prefixed to various nouns, as hui arii, the royal party or family; hui raatira, the inferior chiefs collectively; hui tupuna, ancestors; hui metua, parents; hui hoa, friends, &c
Tahitian Huioa The name of a bird; also a company prettily attired Phonologically Irregular
Tahitian Hura A native dance or play; to exult with joy
Tahitian Hure/paapaa Utter extinction or extirpation Uncertain Semantic Connection
Tahitian Hune The core of breadfruit
Tahitian Hune/hune The itch, or a cutaneous disorder resembling the itch
Tahitian Aere A large or extensive bog that cannot be passed; the expanse of sea or firmament whose termination cannot be seen; the unknown state after death; anything that cannot be found by searching
Tahitian Afa, afâ, ahà A crack, split, rent, fissure; to crack, split; break, burst (as an abscess)
Tahitian Ari The tribute paid to the king, or a principal chief; the advantages obtained by marriage, or otherwise, such as land, property, influence or government
Tahitian Aro Lost, forgotten, unknown
Tahitian Aru A wave or billow when two or three break together on the coral reef
Tahitian Arue The noise made by calling aloud, and thereby causing an echo
Tahitian Ao The grooves of the cloth mallet; also the marks of the grooves in the cloth
Tahitian Aohe/ohe Long and slender, as trees
Tahitian Aoi To move a thing a little; to shake, as the wind does a tree
Tahitian Apuapu Pliancy, flexibility; pliable, flexible; thin or slender as a cup, or the bottom of a canoe, or something that is hollow
Tahitian Ahae Rent, torn
Tahitian Aheahe. ʔAheʔahe (Aca). Emptiness; empty, as the stomach Uncertain Semantic Connection
Tahitian A/ahu To bite or nip, a bite; to bite or gnash with the teeth as a signal for some violence, mischief or murder
Tahitian Atâ Unwilling, unapt; difficult (to get or obtain)
Tahitian Atari Unstable, moveable
Tahitian Atete To rattle or tinkle; to chatter as the teeth through cold
Tahitian Atu A species of the Pandanus, the leaves of which are used for making hats and fine mats Uncertain Semantic Connection
Tahitian Ninita The papaw tree and its fruit Borrowed
Tahitian (O)io The name of a sea bird, from its cry
Tahitian Uu A disease of the limbs like rheumatism
Tahitian Utu The lip, bill of a bird, edge of a thing; the long snout of certain fishes
Tahitian A A method of catching men, beasts, or fishes, by a long reach or sweep; to sweep by forming a long reach to surround and catch men, beasts &c.
Tahitian Aa To measure length or breadth
Tahitian Au A dangerous fish with a long snout, like the sword fish
Tahitian Ee To mount a horse; to get on board a canoe, boat, or ship; to ground, as a ship on a shallow place; grounded, as a ship
Tahitian Hiri The bark or tan used to colour and preserve the native cloth; to dye or tan with the hiri
Tahitian (E)inaa The small fry of the fresh water fish called oopu...
Tahitian Oa The ribs or timber of a boat or ship...
Tahitian Hopara Push away; resist
Tahitian Uu The name for milk; the breasts of any thing that gives milk
Tahitian Hua The aged, the infirm, women and children put in a place of safety in time of war
Tahitian Uri/uri The full grown urio fish
Tahitian Uru To enter, as a ship into harbour
Tahitian Aha Sinnet made of cocoa nut husk