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 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)
Niue Kalamihu, kalahimu Small land crab sp Phonologically Irregular