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 Ta/taro To fan, to brush, to sweep Problematic
Anuta Tau Preposed particle enumerating canoes
Anuta Tau Particle indicating linked relationship
Anuta Tau ma Term of address for sibling-in-law of same sex
Anuta Tau kave Brother and sister
Anuta Tau panau Siblings of same sex
Anuta Tau tamana Father and child
Anuta Tau/piri/piri Enemy
Anuta Tau/pito mai Nearby Uncertain Semantic Connection
Anuta Tauranga A formal friendship relationship between an Anutan and a Tikopian...; an individual or an elementary domestic unit...participating in such a relationship
Tikopia Tauranga Social anchorage, i.e. ancestral linkage by kinship or analogous connection, used for practicl social and economic relationships by individuals of Tikopia and Anuta...
Anuta Tau/totoka Window
Anuta Tau/turi(turi) To chase; to race
Anuta Tau/tuu Men's belt
Anuta Tauutu A kind of fish
Anuta Taviri To fan a fire Uncertain Semantic Connection
Anuta Tere/tere To remove the charred outside of a roasted vegetable with a knife
Anuta Teru To comb
Anuta Teru/ru Comb (n)
Anuta Te/tengi A small coconut leaf mat used to block doorways leading into a house, when the owner is asleep or not at home Problematic
Anuta Ti(i) Small (used as suffix or separate particle postposed to noun)
Anuta Paka/tii/ti(i) A little bit
Anuta Tiiti To scoop out meat from *niu mata*
Anuta Tika tia kupenga A wooden instrument used in net-making
Anuta Tike/tike To squat
Anuta Tiku/roa Cat ("long-tail") [archaic word, may be of TIK origin]
Anuta Tio A type of largish fish, reaching perhaps five pounds or more Uncertain Semantic Connection
Anuta Tea A kind of dance
Anuta Tiro/tiro Camera
Anuta Titi rau ti A cordyline leaf waist garment
Anuta Titii To hiss, to attract one's attention or admonish him about improper behavior...
Anuta Titi/ngauta A kind of bird Problematic
Anuta Titi/vao A kind of small bird (or insect?) Problematic
Anuta Ti/ti/ngi To shine (the sun, a flashlight, etc.)
Anuta Ti/tiro To photograph; photography
Anuta To To fall
Anuta To mai Bring here (command)
Anuta Toa Warrior; strong man; adversary in a fight or test of strength; to choose an opponent in a battle
Anuta Toa Ironwood (tree)
Anuta Toa/ki To help
Anuta Toka To push or thrust as in stabbing...; to push one object into another
Anuta Toko Particle used with numbers in enumerating human beings
Anuta Toko/muri To back up, go backwards
Anuta Toku 1s possessive pronoun: my
Anuta Tona Sore (n)
Anuta Tona 3s possessive pronoun: his, her, its
Anuta To/ngi To pull
Anuta Topo To jump or climb on something; to lift something
Anuta To/toko To push
Anuta To/toko To masticate betel and lime to prepare it for an old person whose teeth have become bad Uncertain Semantic Connection