Entries from Sperlich 1997 in Pollex-Online

Sperlich, Wolfgang B., ed. (1997) Tohi Vagahau Niue/ Niue Language Dictionary. Government of Niue in association with Department of LInguistics, University of Hawai'i, Honolulu

Language Item Description
Niue Fiti To flip over. To fillip (Tgr). Uncertain Semantic Connection
Niue Fiti Traditional place name
Niue Fiti Flower
Niue Fitikia Be entangled
Niue Fitu Seven
Niue Foaki Give (used in formal speech)
Niue Fohe Paddle
Niue Fohi Scraper
Niue Foki To turn, return
Niue Ma/foki/ To be turned upside down. To change, change direction, turn back (McE).
Niue Foki Also, again
Niue Fola To spread out
Niue Fo/fola/,/fola/fola Spread
Niue Folau Fleet of canoes
Niue Folo Swallow
Niue Fono To join, patch (e.g. a hole)
Niue Fole Very small bivalve shellfish sp.
Niue Fonu Turtle
Niue Fo/fota Squeeze, throttle, press
Niue Foto Kind of spear
Niue Foto/foto Barbed
Niue Foou New, young, recent, fresh
Niue Fu/fuu To hide (vt); secretly
Niue Fuu-uho Male genitals (respectful term) Problematic
Niue Fua To weigh, measure, survey; scales
Niue Fua Carry on shoulders
Niue Fua Fruit, bear fruit
Niue Fuafua A fish (young mullet)
Niue Fue Fan improvised from fern leaves, fly whisk
Niue Fu/fufu/ Strip (fiber) off plant
Niue Fuga Surface of something, top
Niue Matua fugavai Parent-in-law
Niue Fuhi Bundle (n) (us. of sugarcane or taro)
Niue Fuhi/fuhi, fui/fui To flock, to crowd; flock of birds, herd, school of fish
Niue Fu/fui/ Dip in liquid
Niue Fui/fui/ Wash hurriedly; sprinkle with liquid
Niue Fu/fula/ To swell
Niue Hula To dance (gentle swaying of hands and hips). To dance about, jump about (McE). Problematic
Niue Fule To fiddle around with; to pull Problematic
Niue Fulu Hair, feathers
Niue Fu/fulu To rinse, to wash out
Niue Fulu- Nominal prefix indicating the characteristics, manner, or nature of a person or other animate being; productive only for a few words Problematic
Niue Fune/fune Greyish
Niue Mata/fune Cutaneous disease
Niue Fuhi To tie together, to bundle
Niue Tuu/fua Barren, infertile (of women)
Niue Gaele Be full to the brim Problematic
Niue Gofua Be allowed, be free to do something
Niue Gaakau Intestines
Niue Gako Dripping, cooking-oil; fat (adj)