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 Paka/tamaaroa A type of dance and song
Anuta Pakatangi To blow a conch shell or other type of whistle, horn etc.
Anuta Paka/tapito Beginning (n)
Anuta Paka/taratara Bumped, curved or barbed, as decoration on canoe or spear
Anuta Paka/tau To place something around one's neck
Anuta Paka/taunga To smell
Anuta Pakatau/pererei To race Problematic
Anuta Paka/taura To anchor
Anuta Pakatau/tara To disagree, have a falling out; to object, disobey Problematic
Anuta Pakateetee/vaka, pakateretere, pakatere/vaka To sail a ship or canoe Phonologically Irregular
Anuta Paka/turu To kneel (down); to bow one's head Phonologically Irregular
Anuta Pak/aue/ue To thank; gratitude
Anuta Paka/uku To bathe someone or something else
Anuta Paka/u/uro To cause to burst into flames, to cause to glow
Anuta Paka/vatia A pudding made from sago flour and coconut cream
Anuta Paki/a To break something
Anuta Paku Pudding or *taki niu* which has been dried by over-cooking in oven
Anuta Paku Dull (as a dull knife)
Anuta Paku/paku Dry (adj)
Anuta Pana/pana Generally, to shoot...; specifically, to spear-fish
Anuta Pani Color (n,v)
Anuta Pano (Rain) fall Uncertain Semantic Connection
Anuta Pano/pano To wash or wipe oneself, especially one's own hands; cloth, coconut husk or any other object used to wipe one's hands
Anuta Pao/pao A type of plant whose leaves are used to cover *ma* pits
Anuta Papa Any hard, flat surface, e.g. the top of a plank
Anuta Papaa/remu Thigh, particularly the upper portion
Anuta Pa/pa/karanga To shout
Anuta Pa/pa/karanga To shout
Anuta Pa/pao To pack objects in a basket
Anuta Para Rotten (spoiled, but not to the point of being unrecognizable); ulcerated; a disease, such as leprosy or yaws, which involves rotting away of the flesh
Anuta Parangi A kind of fish
Anuta Para/para Wet
Anuta Paru Smallish red reef fish....
Anuta Pata Storage shelf inside a house
Anuta Pati(pati) To break
Anuta Pati o ngaru Point at which waves break on the reef
Anuta Patinga/nima Inside elbow joint
Anuta Patinga/vae Back of the knee
Anuta Patonu To be certain, sure
Anuta Patuaki To plait mats, baskets, sun visors and the like
Anuta Pa/uru To reach the passage
Anuta Pe If, whether; or
Anuta Patapata A small shellfish, probably a type of snail
Anuta Pek/ake To climb Problematic
Anuta Pe/kao/pi To swim (plural)
Anuta Peke Octopus
Anuta Pena To fix, repair
Anuta Pena/pena To prepare, get ready for; ready
Anuta Pena To precede towards a particular destination (always appears in conjunction with the directional particle *atu* or *ake*)
Anuta (Nga) penu Rubbish