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 Hala Path, track, way; method, procedure, means
Niue Hama Outrigger
Niue Hanaa That, those
Niue Hapi Surf Surgeonfish (Acanthurus guttatus)
Niue Hifo Downwards
Niue Mavehe/vehe To be scattered, separated; to be in pieces, to have fallen apart Problematic
Niue Kai/ole To beg
Niue Higoa Name
Niue Hiva Nine
Niue Hoo Pant
Niue Hoata Noon
Niue Ho/hofi To have tender feelings
Niue Hogohogo, ogoogo Weed sp. (Laportea interrupta)
Niue Hoge Hunger, famine
Niue Hohofi Strong smell
Niue I In, at, from (mainly with locational nouns)
Niue Kalava To be seen like a strip on the horizon Uncertain Semantic Connection
Niue Hoko Arrive, reach
Niue Hoko Strip, strand, tendon, vein, artery, sinew, nerve (generally refers to any thin, flexible and long object); root Problematic
Niue Olo To rub, to make something smooth; plane (n), to plane Borrowed
Niue Huu/huu Ask
Niue Huu To hide
Niue Huhu Breast, milk
Niue Hui Leg, foot; bone
Niue Faka/hui/ Unloose, abrogate
Niue Huu To enter
Niue Huu/aitu To be possessed by a spirit or ghost
Niue Humaki To insert, fit in (vt)
Niue Huni Greasy, oily; to apply oil
Niue Ka If, whether; when; while; in order that, so that
Niue Kaaa To shriek, howl
Niue Ka But
Niue Kafa Girdle of plaited hair
Niue Kafika Tree spp. (Syzygium spp.). A tree (Eugenia inophylloides) (McE). Borrowed
Niue Kafo To suffer. Disease, sickness (McE).
Niue Kafo/kia Wounded, injured
Niue Kafu Sheet, cover (n); to cover(oneself). To be clothed; coverlet, sheet, blanket (McE).
Niue Kaga To be allowed Uncertain Semantic Connection
Niue Kai To eat, consume, use up
Niue Kaina Home, land, homeland. Premises; house and land adjoining; cultivated land around a house (Tgr). Phonologically Irregular
Niue Kaihaa Steal
Niue Kitikiti Larvae of mosquito
Niue Lau/kaka Fiber around base of coconut leaf
Niue Ha/hamo To carry something on a pole over the shoulder
Niue Kakano Flesh (living flesh or lean meat); kernel; meaning, essence
Niue Kakau Swim
Niue Kava/kava Sweat (n,v)
Niue Fatu/kalaa Black stone
Niue Kalaga To shout, yell; call
Niue Kalaka Tree sp. (Planchonella costata)