Entries from Feinberg 1977 in Pollex-Online

Feinberg, R. (1977). The Anutan language reconsidered: Lexicon and grammar of a Polynesian Outlier. New Haven, Human Relations Area Files Press.

Language Item Description
Anuta Pae, pa/pae "Mother"
Anuta Pai, paai, paaii To split up or divide a unitary object
Anuta Pai/a Because
Anuta Painga ta Difficult
Anuta Pakaeke, pakaakeeke Body-surfing; to body-surf
Anuta Paka/ako To teach; teacher, catechist, missionary
Anuta Faka/apa/apa Distant or outside (used only in conjunction with kinship terms) Uncertain Semantic Connection
Anuta Pakaari To show (in the widest sense of the term); demonstrate, illustrate, explicate
Anuta Paka/epa To honour, respect Uncertain Semantic Connection
Anuta Paka/eva To jump
Anuta Paka/ka-ti To burn, as in burning a piece of wood
Anuta Pakakai/taringa Turtle shell earring
Anuta Paka/kakaa To light (a fire)
Anuta Paka/kato Thin transverse supporting strip for roof of house, made from betel nut [sc. betel palm?]
Anuta Paka/kau To send someone to swim
Anuta Paka/kaukau Longitudinal supporting beams for roof of house
Anuta Paka/maanatu To remember
Anuta Paka/ma/iro/ga Memory; memorial...
Anuta Paka/mamapa To honor, respect
Anuta Pakamanga To open one's mouth
Anuta Paka/mangu/mangu To fast Uncertain Semantic Connection
Anuta Paka/maru To keep one dry; an object which keeps one dry (such as a roof or an umbrella)
Anuta Paka/maruu Men's barkcloth loin-cloth Uncertain Semantic Connection
Anuta Pakamate To commit suicide
Anuta Pakamea Large red fish, inhabiting bottom, generally in deep water... Phonologically Irregular
Anuta Paka/nga/unu To move something over; to move away, to slide away
Anuta Paka/nguu To blow a conch shell or other instrument...
Anuta Pak/aoa To make noise, cause a disturbance
Anuta Pakaoti To finish, to complete; conclusion, ending; completely, throughout, all, without exception
Anuta Paka/paapine A type of dance/song
Anuta Paka/paku/paku To fast
Anuta Paka/peia Thus, in this/that manner, as follows
Anuta Pakapere Love, sympathy, affection
Anuta Paka/peta/aki A dueling or fencing match fought with sticks or clubs; a sham fight as in "marriage by capture" ceremony
Anuta Paka/piko To bend something, to make something curved
Anuta Paka/pi/piki To attach, to stick together; stuck on, attached, lumped together
Anuta Paka/puro(u?) To cover something
Anuta Paka/puro/nga To close something up; the closing of something Problematic
Anuta Paka/puta Spool around which fishing line is wound; dropline spool Problematic
Anuta Paka/ra(a)kei To decorate; decoration
Anuta Paka/rai/rai A lot, much (adv)
Anuta Paka/ranu To wash off one's self or another object in fresh water after it has been immersed in the sea
Anuta Paka/ranga To rise to the surface
Anuta Paka/rave To bring two objects into contact; to mix together; [stuck, stranded (ship on reef)]
Anuta Pakarere te tiku A kind of fish drive (The people line up at low tide and run after the fish, chasing them into shallow water where they are speared or netted.)
Anuta Paka/rerei Well, properly
Anuta Pakarongo To listen; to obey
Anuta Pakarongo/rongo To listen
Anuta Paka/ta(a) To appear
Anuta Paka/taane To sit with legs crossed or folded ("Indian style"), in the style of men