Entries from Elbert 1975-81 in Pollex-Online

Elbert, S. H. (1975-81). Dictionary of the Language of Rennell and Bellona. Copenhagen, The National Museum of Denmark.

Language Item Description
Rennellese Tu/tuku To fall or drop from a height, as stones or small fruit...
Rennellese Tuku Allow; leave; send as a messenger
Rennellese Ngahe To puff for breath slowly, as a dog; to squawk Phonologically Irregular
Rennellese Ngahengahe To puff for breath, pant, breathe heavily Phonologically Irregular
Rennellese Ngaʔengaʔe To fall asleep Phonologically Irregular
Rennellese Poo Day (in counting time)
Rennellese Poo hia? How many days?
Rennellese Tuʔaa mata Eyebrow, eyelid
Rennellese Taa/taa To rinse, as bottle or cup
Rennellese Hakagua To do twice; to cook over or for a second time; to cut in two; dissection
Rennellese Nanu Sing after a leader, knowing song imperfectly
Rennellese Hakapigi(ʔaki) To stay with or near; to put in with or alongside, add; to be due to or caused by