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 Gali To gnaw
Niue Gali To look attractive. Becoming, appropriate, correct (Tgr).
Niue Matakainaga Relative, relation
Niue Liga(liga) Probably, most likely, possibly Phonologically Irregular
Niue Galo Lost, absent
Niue Magalo To be forgotten
Niue Galu peau Backlash wave
Niue Galue. Galuue (Tgr). A feast. Uncooked food laid out as a present to visitors (McE). Problematic
Niue Gao Jaw
Niue Nifo gao Molar, wisdom tooth
Niue Gao Corner [ex. of house]
Niue Gaoi To fidget
Niue Gee/gee Clam (generic) Uncertain Semantic Connection
Niue Gahu Shrub sp. (Cyrtandra samoensis)
Niue Gahu paa Shrub sp. (Scaevola taccada)
Niue Gahua To work; job, occupation Phonologically Irregular
Niue Gata Snake
Niue Gata To end, come to an end
Niue Gatee (Erythrina variegata)
Niue Gatala Honeycomb Rock Cod (Epinephelus merra), Greasy Grouper (E.tauvina), Hexagon Grouper (E. hexagonatus)
Niue Gatata To rattle
Niue Gati Empty container (usually with qualifier): shell (of coconut or shellfish), tin, drum
Niue Gati ulu Skull
Niue Gatu Old garment
Niue Gatu-hiapo Worn out barkcloth
Niue Gau Chew, as sugar cane
Niue Maue Sway, shake Phonologically Irregular
Niue Gege Not reaching, not touching the surface, not properly secured; to be short of something Problematic
Niue Gehe To express discontent. To murmur in disapproval (McE). Uncertain Semantic Connection
Niue Gigie A small, tough, shrubby cliff plant (Pemphis acidula)
Niue Gini To fall lightly (only refers to rain)
Niue Gogo Common Noddy (Anous stolidus)
Niue Gaga Drink (from liquid running down or pouring out) (e.g. from a coconut) Phonologically Irregular
Niue (U)gogo To be stunned Uncertain Semantic Connection
Niue Guu Moan, grunt, hum, roar; to respond, answer
Niue Guu/guu Mumble
Niue Guu Fish sp., Bridled Cardinalfish (Apogon fraenatus) Uncertain Semantic Connection
Niue Gugu Crunch in the mouth (e.g.iceblocks)
Niue Gulu To growl
Niue Gutu Mouth, orifice
Niue Haa What?, why?
Niue Haga/tike Span (from tip of tumb to tip of index finger)
Niue Haga Turn to, face; look the other way
Niue Fehagai Meet, come face to face with someone; relationship
Niue Hogofulu Ten
Niue Hagai Second-in-charge, deputy Uncertain Semantic Connection
Niue Hai Who?
Niue H/aia "That's it","Exactly so"
Niue Hake Up, upwards
Niue Haku Any type of swordfish